[As a child] I want to earn a thousand dollars a week, have an apartment on Ocean Parkway, and drive a Cadillac convertible.
More quotes by David Geffen
[On learning negotiation skills from his mother] People would roll their eyes when my mother walked into the store. She was a nightmare in that regard.
Should I give up my career at this point in my life and put all my marbles in Laura’s [Nyro] basket?
More quotes about Success
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.
People who are fools don’t get successful, and they don’t get to be successful if they are worried about their popularity.
The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.
We learned about gratitude and humility – that so many people had a hand in our success, from the teachers who inspired us to the janitors who kept our school clean… and we were taught to value everyone’s contribution and treat everyone with respect.