I don’t think about financial success as the measurement of my success.
I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.
I made my money by selling too soon.
For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.
Gold and silver, like other commodities, have an intrinsic value, which is not arbitrary, but is dependent on their scarcity, the quantity of labour bestowed in procuring them, and the value of the capital employed in the mines which produce them.
Father or stepfather – those are just titles to me. They don’t mean anything.
No, I never thought about my father’s money as my money.
Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career.
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
There’s sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic, violent father. He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
Men are allowed to have passion and commitment for their work… a woman is allowed that feeling for a man, but not her work.
Men are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives.
I’m not denyin’ the women are foolish. God Almighty made ’em to match the men.
I’m surrounded by very powerful women and very progressive men.
The house a woman creates is a Utopia. She can’t help it – can’t help trying to interest her nearest and dearest not in happiness itself but in the search for it.
My mother taught me that we all have the power to achieve our dreams. What I lacked was the courage.
My mother taught me to treat a lady respectfully.
My mother thinks I could have even run a larger company.
My mother told me on several different occasions that she was livin' her dream vicariously through me. She once said that I was getting' to do all the things that she would have wanted to have done.
My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque.