I wasn't satisfied just to earn a good living. I was looking to make a statement.
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Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
When I say altitude, I'm not referring to my jet. It's my own interpretation of the word attitude. I like flying because it gets me where I'm going, fast. Likewise, if you have the right attitude, you can get where you're going, fast.
With out passion you don't have energy, with out energy you have nothing.
As long as you are going to think anyway, think big.
Everything in life is luck.
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.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
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.
What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.
Sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
In an argument, you have to learn to control your emotions. The other person is the revolver, but you are the trigger. The revolver won't hurt you as long as the trigger isn't pulled.
Show me someone without an ego, and I'll show you a loser.