Favorite Quotes

I never think about my best interests. I think about what’s the right thing to do in a situation.
- Clive Palmer


When luck is on your side it is not the time to be modest or timid. It is the time to go for the biggest success you can possibly achieve.
- Donald Trump


The reality is that I need to be challenged and interested, as long as the risk and reward is in line.
- Sam Zell


If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.
- Ray Kroc


You have to earn money the hard way. Because no-one will serve it up to you on a silver platter.
- Gordon Wu


There is no substitute for knowledge. To this day, I read three newspapers a day. It is impossible to read a paper without being exposed to ideas. And ideas.. more than money.. are the real currency for success.
- Eli Broad


Positive things happen to positive people.
- Sarah Beeny


Fear melts when you take action towards a goal you really want.
- Robert G Allen


I like thinking big. If you’re going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.
- Donald Trump


When somebody buys a stock it’s because they think it’s going to go up and the person who sold it to them thinks it’s going to go down. Somebody’s wrong.
- George Ross


I believe my concepts are more than just business, they are about our culture.
- Minoru Mori


A boat can’t have two captains.
- Akira Mori


It’s easy to have principles when you’re rich. The important thing is to have principles when you’re poor.
- Ray Kroc


A lot of people are afraid to tell the truth, to say no. That’s where toughness comes into play. Toughness is not being a bully. It’s having backbone.
- Robert Kiyosaki


We had the same doomsday people when we were building the MGM Grand, same people, same doomsday. You have to ask a lot of questions and listen to people, but eventually, you have to go by your own instincts.
- Kirk Kerkorian


The practice of charity will bind us.. will bind all men in one great brotherhood.
- Conrad Hilton


I learned to embrace risk, as long as it was well thought out and, in a worst-case scenario, I’d still land on my feet.
- Eli Broad


It is once your ideas have been transformed into enough money, and if all failed, you would still live your lifestyle, and you understand that just because you have made more money than most, you are not better than the common person. We are all going to die broke.
- Tim Blixseth


Doing a job badly and then getting someone in to sort it out can be much more expensive than getting someone in to do the job properly in the first place.
- Sarah Beeny


The future you see is the future you get.
- Robert G Allen



I have a problem with too much money. I can’t reinvest it fast enough, and because I reinvest it, more money comes in. Yes, the rich do get richer.
- Robert Kiyosaki


When you’re a self-made man you start very early in life. In my case it was at nine years old when I started bringing income into the family. You get a drive that’s a little different, maybe a little stronger, than somebody who inherited.
- Kirk Kerkorian


Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.
- Conrad Hilton


The turning point, I think, was when I really realized that you can do it yourself. That you have to believe in you because sometimes that’s the only person that does believe in your success but you.
- Tim Blixseth


If service is the rent you pay for your existence on this earth, are you behind in your rent?
- Robert G Allen


No matter what your product is, you are ultimately in the education business. Your customers need to be constantly educated about the many advantages of doing business with you, trained to use your products more effectively, and taught how to make never-ending improvement in their lives.
- Robert G Allen