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What changed our lives forever was when Malcolm had the idea to sell rock 'n roll records to trendy customers.
~By Vivienne Westwood ~


I was with some Vietnamese recently, and some of them were smoking two cigarettes at the same time. That's the kind of customers we need!
~By Jesse Helms ~


That's the ultimate gratification in any business situation - do customers buy the product? And do they use it and do they come back and buy more of it?
~By Jim Barksdale ~


Moreover, the concern of some that moving DNA among species would breach customary breeding barriers and have profound effects on natural evolutionary processes has substantially disappeared as the science revealed that such exchanges occur in nature.
~By Paul Berg ~


The Roman Code was merely an enunciation in words of the existing customs of the Roman people.
~By Henry James Sumner Maine ~


There's a battle between what the cook thinks is high art and what the customer just wants to eat.
~By Mario Batali ~


We also provide a lot of services with our consulting group that allow people to take maximum advantage of the Net economy. Those all seem to resonate with customers and are providing a good strong base going forward.
~By Jim Barksdale ~


I'd just like to be treated like a regular customer.
~By Elvis Presley ~


It's sad that we have become so accustomed to bad service that we're shocked when we get good service.
~By Neil Cavuto ~


I think it is important also to recognize that our Customs border protection officers who secure our borders and conduct inspections of people in vehicles and cargo are also facing staffing shortages.
~By Kendrick Meek ~


Never chain your dogs together with sausages. One must accustom one's self to be bored.
~By John Berger ~


Mankind are apt to be strongly prejudiced in favor of whatever is countenanced by antiquity, enforced by authority, and recommended by custom.
~By Robert Hall ~


Customs and convictions change; respectable people are the last to know, or to admit, the change, and the ones most offended by fresh reflections of the facts in the mirror of art.
~By John Updike ~


We used to speak familiarly of an agent, now do more, who was accustomed to manufacture evidence, and to invent facts in his cases, or at least to alter the aspects of facts to such an extent that they might fairly be viewed as new.
~By George Combe ~


The first step in exceeding your customer's expectations is to know those expectations.
~By Roy H. Williams ~


Custom has made dancing sometimes necessary for a young man; therefore mind it while you learn it, that you may learn to do it well, and not be ridiculous, though in a ridiculous act.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


Our variety is one of the key reasons our customers love us. We continue to provide all of the menu items they love, while also offering new items to try.
~By Kenny Harrison ~


Our ports are owned by local governments who are responsible for the ports. It is the Coast Guard and Customs that provide security. The federal government will never outsource our security.
~By Kit Bond ~


A man can become so accustomed to the thought of his own faults that he will begin to cherish them as charming little "personal characteristics."
~By Helen Rowland ~


We want to set a tone going into our fiscal year that starts Feb. 1, that Wal-Mart Stores is going to be aggressive in taking care of customers, taking care of our associates, communications and merchandising.
~By Lee Scott ~


Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.
~By Zig Ziglar ~


The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.
~By Leon Trotsky ~


That's a very critical phase in customer service because you can start to really understand what part of customer service has value to customers and what part is bothering customers.
~By Sanjay Kumar ~


Some had the custom of receiving the Eucharist daily, some twice a week, some on the Lord's day, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, some only on the Lord's Day.
~By Martin Chemnitz ~


Small-business customers are very conservative and very cheap. We don't have to explain ourselves for the most part.
~By Paul Graham ~


These are busy times for the Border Patrol, the customs agents, immigration folks; but if we are going to send these agencies to fight a war on drugs, to fight a war against illegal behavior, we have to send them the proper tools.
~By Bob Filner ~


Not being in tune with your customers is like living in an alternate reality; the way you think your customers feel about your product is not always the same as what your customers really think about your product.
~By Bo Bennett ~


If you make the customer a promise... make sure you deliver it.
~By Merv Griffin ~


Thank God we're going to try to continue and effectively defend our frontiers with the Border Patrol, with the Customs Department, with the Coast Guard, with the Armed Forces.
~By Barry McCaffrey ~


Last year, customs officials screened only five percent of the 11 million cargo containers entering the United States. That rate is both unacceptable and dangerous to our national and economic interests.
~By Allyson Schwartz ~


The law is an adroit mixture of customs that are beneficial to society, and could be followed even if no law existed, and others that are of advantage to a ruling minority, but harmful to the masses of men, and can be enforced on them only by terror.
~By Peter Kropotkin ~


As I said before, a big part of my strategy says - and the management team I think is in agreement with this - we don't have to be out there with a lot of noise all the time. What we need to do is paint a vision for customers, promise them deliverables, and go hit at it.
~By Sanjay Kumar ~


But in the meantime I became accustomed to the writing life and it would be hard to change now - partly because of the salary cut if I went to my other love, teaching; and partly because I still have stories to tell, even though it isn't all that fun doing the work anymore.
~By Orson Scott Card ~


One of Netscape's main attractions to customers from Day One is that we provide alternatives. And that's cherished by many customers - certainly not all.
~By Jim Barksdale ~


If we take care of the customers and associates and grow the business, Wall Street will be pleased.
~By Lee Scott ~


We who have been born and nurtured on this soil, we, whose habits, manners, and customs are the same in common with other Americans, can never consent to - be the bearers of the redress offered by that Society to that much afflicted.
~By Richard V. Allen ~


We want a marriage with our customers, not a relationship.
~By Daniel Drew ~


As long as my pictures go into theaters and we ask people to pay to see what I do on the screen, I should not object if customers want to know what kind of man I am.
~By Alan Ladd ~


And our size: The company this year is going to be close to $50 billion, so if that's the case and you can continue to grow that fast, I would rather put my energies to solving customer problems and growing our business than worrying about integrating and laying people off.
~By Kevin Rollins ~


And, of course, customers really need to feel safe and are seeking reassurance when they fly.
~By David Neeleman ~


Laws are subordinate to custom.
~By Titus Maccius Plautus ~


Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
~By Bill Gates ~


I can no longer play at a level I was accustomed to in the past.
~By Mario Lemieux ~


Bobby and I went through some old questionnaires about customer requirements for languages, then we compiled a new one and sent it out to a few dozen people we knew.
~By James Frank ~


The same is the case with those opinions of man to which he has been accustomed from his youth; he likes them, defends them, and shuns the opposite views.
~By Maimonides ~


What a thing is and what it means are not separate, the former being physical and the latter mental as we are accustomed to believe.
~By James J. Gibson ~


As a GM Goodwrench Service Plus dealer, I understand how good service makes a difference to our customers.
~By Dale Earnhardt ~


There will be no lasting peace either in the heart of individuals or in social customs until death is outlawed.
~By Albert Camus ~


Vivendi will be one of the very few top communications groups of the Internet age. We will have customers all over the globe, providing services through all kinds of technology.
~By Jean-Marie Messier ~


As an economics undergraduate, I also worked on a part-time basis in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for a company that was advising customers about portfolio decisions, writing reports.
~By Merton Miller ~


In spite of all this noise, customers are still definitely buying in North America, and they're really, really buying internationally.
~By Jim Balsillie ~


Sam Walton's values are: treat the customer right, take care of your people, be honest in your dealings, pass savings along to the customer, keep things simple, think small, control costs and continuously improve operations.
~By Michael Bergdahl ~


Those who visit foreign nations, but associate only with their own country-men, change their climate, but not their customs. They see new meridians, but the same men; and with heads as empty as their pockets, return home with traveled bodies, but untravelled minds.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


That a majority of women do not wish for any important change in their social and civil condition, merely proves that they are the unreflecting slaves of custom.
~By Lydia M. Child ~


I am prejudiced in favor of him who, without impudence, can ask boldly. He has faith in humanity, and faith in himself. No one who is not accustomed to giving grandly can ask nobly and with boldness.
~By Johann Kaspar Lavater ~


Our new attitude is how can we put you in front of our customer.
~By Terry Semel ~


I use Gibson guitars; I prefer the Les Paul custom.
~By Adam Jones ~


The epoch of Customary Law, and of its custody by a privileged order, is a very remarkable one.
~By Henry James Sumner Maine ~


Even military ministers have no more than a certain amount of control. It is customary that they have the right and the power to participate, from a political and military point of view, in the planning of actual operations.
~By Hideki Tojo ~


Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people.
~By Tom Peters ~


I try hard to convince them it's important - but there's a history of discomfort with minorities voting in some parts of this country, so most especially the older people have to get accustomed to it.
~By Eddie Bernice Johnson ~


Firms need to ensure that their ability to provide effective customer service keeps pace with their growth. If you're marketing your firm to new customers, you better be able to provide them service when they do business with you.
~By Arthur Levitt ~


All business success rests on something labeled a sale, which at least momentarily weds company and customer.
~By Tom Peters ~


It has been generally the custom of writers on natural history to take the habits and instincts of animals as the fixed point, and to consider their structure and organization as specially adapted to be in accordance with them.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


I am not accustomed to pay fulsome compliments to the English, by telling them that they are superior to all the world; but this I can say, that they do not deserve the name of cowards.
~By Richard Cobden ~


Customs form us all, our thoughts, our morals, our most fixed beliefs; are consequences of our place of birth.
~By Aaron Hill ~


Although Customs and Border Protection analyzes cargo and other information to target specific shipments for closer inspection, it still physically inspects only a small fraction of the containers under its purview.
~By Mike Fitzpatrick ~


The gun dealer is not only paying these two police officers, but more importantly, the gun dealer has said he will never again sell more than one gun to a customer. This is exactly what we're trying to get the gun industry across the country to do.
~By Michael D. Barnes ~


The toughest thing about the power of trust is that it's very difficult to build and very easy to destroy. The essence of trust building is to emphasize the similarities between you and the customer.
~By Thomas J. Watson ~


I can't deny that some customers and prospects think it's the key to our future. But it's not. We're certainly supportive of the Dept. of Justice and the 20 states that have brought this action.
~By Jim Barksdale ~


I talked about 12 to 18 months, and that's about reaffirming our foundation for sustained growth: getting the discipline back, getting the basics right, getting the customer focus back... so by the end of next year, I hope most of that's in place.
~By Jim Cantalupo ~


So in 2000, when we changed the business model and started really focusing on that triangle and putting the customer in the center, we decided we should hold off - we've done enough consolidation; we've got enough critical mass.
~By Sanjay Kumar ~


We can provide beta software to our developers in advance of the general public. We can easily link up with external partners, customers, and suppliers.
~By Jim Barksdale ~


You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
~By Steve Jobs ~


I've gone through back surgery a couple times, and of course, my radiation treatments for six weeks got me to the point where I was not able to play at the level that I was accustomed to.
~By Mario Lemieux ~


The American work ethic is something to be admired. Our workforce, regardless of position, works hard to produce the best product and serve customers to the best of their ability.
~By Leonard Boswell ~


Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


It is the customary fate of new truths, to begin as heresies, and to end as superstitions.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


There are a lot of people who touch the customer.
~By Roger Staubach ~


Customers want good value, but they care more than ever how food and clothing products are made.
~By Stuart Rose ~


One of the strengths I derive from my class background is that I am accustomed to contempt.
~By Dorothy Allison ~


What we are seeing now is customers shifting their attention from security products like firewalls and intrusion sensors, to the policies that need to be in place, and the technologies that help them enforce policy compliance.
~By John W. Thompson ~


Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul.
~By Saint Teresa ~


Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it.
~By Harriet Martineau ~


Children are already accustomed to a world that moves faster and is more exciting than anything a teacher in front of a classroom can do.
~By Major Owens ~


People will buy anything that is 'one to a customer.'
~By Sinclair Lewis ~


Ages when custom is unsettled are necessarily ages of prophecy. The moralist cannot teach what is revealed; he must reveal what can be taught. He has to seek insight rather than to preach.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


If you can't turn yourself into your customer, you probably shouldn't be in the ad writing business at all.
~By Leo Burnett ~


We provide food that customers love, day after day after day. People just want more of it.
~By Ray Kroc ~


The best interpreter of the law is custom.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


New faces have more authority than accustomed ones.
~By Euripides ~


Heavy pillars, carved from the rock, bear the roof. Slowly, one's eyes become accustomed to the dim light; then they can make out marvelous representations from Indian mythology carved on the walls.
~By Rudolf Otto ~


I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
~By Steve Jobs ~


So far, Indian companies have focused more on customer application. This needs to shift to packaged software for sectors such as banking and financial services.
~By Sanjay Kumar ~


Authority is by nothing so much strengthened and confirmed as by custom; for no man easily distrusts the things which he and all men have been always bred up to.
~By William Temple ~


It's so important to experience what your customers are experiencing and listen to their suggestions.
~By David Neeleman ~


The fact is that surveys which media people openly admit to show that fewer than twelve percent of their customers believe they're doing a good job, while the average profit margin in television is in the neighborhood of eighty percent.
~By L. Neil Smith ~


The culture industry not so much adapts to the reactions of its customers as it counterfeits them.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


I got quite bored, serving in the bar. Since I was there, the customers wouldn't talk about women, and with half their subject matter denied them, it was: horses, silence; horses, silence.
~By Bernadette Devlin ~

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