In the midst of your own profit- making along comes the trust and takes your profits away from you.
He confessed that he never made any profits out of his quarry, and this, in spite of the enormous volume of business that had been caused by the destruction of San Francisco by the big earthquake.
And your branch store absorbed the profits of the three small ones.
Then the business game is to make profits out of others, and to prevent others from making profits out of you.
Yes, that's it, except that we do not object to the others making profits so long as they are not extortionate.
Of course, of course,' replied the undertaker; 'and if I don't get a profit
upon this or that particular article, why, I make it up in the long-run, you see--he
in business could never have averaged less than five hundred per cent; and, to do him justice, he was really a generous as well as a rich master.
In this he sent a cargo of sandal-wood to Canton, having discovered that the foreign merchants trading with him made large profits
on this wood, shipped by them from the islands to the Chinese markets.
Such a student, if he be bright, will profit
more by an experience like this than he could profit
by all the books on sociology and economics that ever were written.
I put these considerations, as frankly as usual, to Miss Vanstone; offering to write the Entertainment, to manage all the business, and to share the profits
The agreement as to the sharing of the profits was drawn up, it is true, by me, but at that time he made no word of complaint.
Then, to raise money to reach England, I had to borrow from a man named Da Souza, and afterwards, in London, to start the Company, I had to make him my partner in the profits of the concession.