I suspect that many corporations have begun to understand that they have an important role to play in the lives of their communities, and that allocating funds to support local groups helps them discharge that function and also burnish their image.
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By a museum, I assume you mean an institution dedicated to the events of Sept. 11 and the aftermath. If that is done with sensitivity, I think it would be most appropriate.
I think of art as the highest level of creativity. To me, it is one of the greatest sources of enjoyment.
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What right have you, save service to the world, to think that other men’s labor should contribute to your gains?
The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.
I live on a plane. I like to visit London. If I had to think where I could live if not Moscow, London would be my first choice, and second would be New York. In Moscow I feel most comfortable. I’m used to four different seasons; it’s difficult for people in London to understand. People brought up in Russia like my kids want to play in the snow.
I have a theory that the best advertisements come from personal experience. Some of the good ones I have done have really come out of the real experience of my life, and somehow this has come over as true and valid and persuasive.
I never aspired to be a public figure. I have always been interested primarily in real business and the development of business strategies.