If you have something at risk, you think differently.
You only have one thing to sell in life, and that's yourself.
But once you buy a company, you are married. You are married to that company.
I've been in a hurry all my life. I've been in a hurry to succeed, and in a hurry to prove myself.
It's one of the most important things at the end of the day, being able to say no to an investment.
The trouble, in my opinion, with corporate America today, is that everything is thought of in quarters.
I always like to refer managers in corporate America as the renters of the corporate assets, not the owners.
One, I love the creativity. I love the ability to create a capital structure that is appropriate for a company, no matter what field it happens to be in.
As I said there is nothing wrong with failing. Pick yourself up and try it again. You never are going to know how good you really are until you go out and face failure.
Look, don't congratulate us when we buy a company, congratulate us when we sell it. Because any fool can overpay and buy a company, as long as money will last to buy it.