Everything in life is luck.
– Donald Trump
If you are a little different, or a little outrageous, or if you do things that are bold or controversial, the press is going to write about you.
A tiny leak can sink a ship.
Courage is not the absence of fear. Courage is the ability to act effectively, in spite of fear.
What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.
It’s a blip, not a catastrophe.
I could never have imagined that firing 67 people on national television would actually make me more popular, especially with the younger generation.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big?
In the end, you’re measured not by how much you undertake but by what you finally accomplish.
The worst hell you will ever face is the hell you create with your own mind.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you’re generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don’t make.
Sometimes your best investments are the ones you don’t make.
You are what you think you are.
Anyone who thinks my story is anywhere near over is sadly mistaken.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
I give to everybody. When they call, I give. And do you know what? When I need something from them two years later, three years later, I call them, they are there for me.
Show me someone without an ego, and I’ll show you a loser.
If you’re interested in ‘balancing’ work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable.
When you are wronged repeatedly, the worst thing you can do is continue taking it – fight back!
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that’s more productive.
No dream is too big. No challenge is too great. Nothing we want for our future is beyond our reach.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That’s where the fun is.
When somebody challenges you, fight back. Be brutal, be tough.
I rely on myself very much. I just think that you have an instinct and you go with it. Especially when it comes to deal-making and buying things.
As an entrepreneur, I choose my teachers carefully, very carefully. I am extremely cautious of the people with whom I spend my time and to whom I listen.
A little hyperbole never hurts. People want to believe that something is the biggest and the greatest and the most spectacular…I call it truthful hyperbole. It’s an innocent form of exaggeration – and a very effective form of promotion.
I don’t hire a lot of number-crunchers, and I don’t trust fancy marketing surveys. I do my own surveys and draw my own conclusions.
Remember, there’s no such thing as an unrealistic goal – just unrealistic time frames.
Rules are meant to be broken.