business is business


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business is business

A phrase that emphasizes business decisions as completely separate from emotions or personal issues. You're only being traded because the team needs to dump some salaries. It's nothing personal—business is business.
See also: business

business is business

something that you say which means the purpose of business is to make a profit, and that other things, such as personal feelings, must not be allowed to prevent this Business is business, and if your friend can't produce the work on time, I'll have to find someone else.
See also: business
References in classic literature ?
Business is business, and should be done in a business way.
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