Be bold. Buy as big as you can. Borrow as much as you can. And then work the asset as hard as you can.

It’s nice to be important but it’s more important to be nice.

People keep telling me I can be a great man. I’d rather be a good one.

Elegance is best achieved by a woman with a little black dress and the man she loves at her arm.

The attack falls apart like six-week-old broccoli.

If I tell you, you may forget. If you uncover it, you always remember.

I am a capitalist. I believed in capitalism before I had any capital.

I prefer hostile bids to friendly bids.

I’ve never seen a good company be taken over in a hostile bid… only bad ones.

Never underestimate the stupidity of a mob.