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Be it $15 million here and $11 million there,
by David Neeleman

Be it $15 million here and $11 million there,
it takes hundreds of millions to be successful in this business.
- David Neeleman

It's so important to experience what your customers
are experiencing and listen to their suggestions.
- David Neeleman

I'm always crunching numbers, so my calculator watch is a must.
- David Neeleman

Value will always be on top of everyone's lists now,
right along with safety.
- David Neeleman

 

Just keep thinking about the good side of ADD -
the creativity and the originality it can stimulate.
- David Neeleman

This is not a business where you can hand off and run by remote control.
- David Neeleman

A lot of airlines have come and gone.
- David Neeleman

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I actually thrive on all the challenges,
and I don't feel like ADD has impaired my ability.
- David Neeleman

Certainly, we are hurt by the high fuel prices because it raises our cost.
- David Neeleman

I believe the public's confidence would be increased
if the federal government took over the functions of
airport security screening for all passengers.
- David Neeleman

We're reviewing everything to see how we can do it better,
faster, and more efficiently.
- David Neeleman

What you can't buy is the loyalty that comes through
our dedicated crewmembers.
- David Neeleman

People were desperately trying to fill their seats for the summer.
And so prices are really low right now.
And so they are kept from raising prices to make up for that difference.
- David Neeleman

The Blackberry is really essential for keeping up on
my emails when I'm out of the office,
which is a lot.
- David Neeleman

I really see low-fare carriers, quality low-fare carriers anyway,
continuing to become more and more popular.
- David Neeleman

Of course, we should all be aware of what we're packing
in our carry-on luggage -
anything that might be considered dangerous could be
confiscated at a security checkpoint.
- David Neeleman

And you've got to remember that I'm also the father of nine children.
- David Neeleman

I also really like getting to know our crew members better.
- David Neeleman

And, of course, customers really need to feel safe
and are seeking reassurance when they fly.
- David Neeleman

I think they got caught up in how much money they could
get from each of the city governments as far as tax rebates.
But that stuff works when you make money.
It's a little bit phantom money.
- David Neeleman

We are just interested in dealing with the people we're paying every day.
We know federal law allows them to vote in a union at anytime,
but we think we can resist that by talking to our own
people and giving them enough upside.
- David Neeleman

We tried to set up a company that patterned ourselves
after Southwest in all the fun,
the spirit, the great people, the smile,
the efficiency side of it, but we've added some extras
that people aren't used to finding on Southwest.
- David Neeleman

Seat assignment didn't matter if you're flying Dallas
to Houston and you did it 38 times a day.
People just got on, you didn't sit next to your wife,
and it was a 45-minute flight.
It didn't matter.
- David Neeleman

We don't want a third party who may or may not have
our best interests in mind or our crew members' best
interests in mind because they may be serving a union
of one of our competitors.
They are trying to equalize us and take away our competitive advantage.
- David Neeleman

Our people get profit-sharing checks.
I got a report the other day that says that 84 percent
of our people participate in our stock purchase program,
where they can buy stock at a 15 percent discount.
- David Neeleman

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

Mr. President, I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed.
But I do say no more than ten to twenty million killed, tops.
Uh, depending on the breaks.
- the movie Dr. Strangelove

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind,
going and coming like ourselves,
traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day,
and through space heaven knows how fast and far!
- John Muir

Every few seconds it changes - up an eighth,
down an eighth -it's like playing a slot machine.
I lose $20 million, I gain $20 million.
- Ted Turner

If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball,
most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.
- Charles Barkley

This film cost $31 million.
With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
- Clint Eastwood

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

There are 80 million moms in the United States.
Forty million stay at home with their children.
- Andrew Shue

People are stunned to hear that one company has data
files on 185 million Americans.
- Ralph Nader

What's unfortunate about buying a pitcher for $12 million
is that he carries no warranty.
- Bob Verdi

I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars,
would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year.
- Bette Davis

When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential
and Congressional campaigns,
the U.S.
government is virtually up for sale.
- John W. Gardner

If you owe the bank $100 that's your problem.
If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem.
- J. Paul Getty

Since the end of the Second World War,
our population has more than doubled to 27 million people.
- Kim Campbell

We know that 10 million more people will lose insurance
in the next 10 years if we don't act.
- David Axelrod

On our show, I've only reached out and touched about 55 guys.
I think there's still about 40 million.
- Carson Kressley

I think what we need is a more welcoming mode from
the people who put on a hundred million country-western shows on television.
How about a monthly jazz show?
- Sonny Rollins

Today right here in America we have 50 million people
without health insurance.
- Corrine Brown

Once you've invested hundreds of hours in creating a coherent universe,
your story's grown to around a half-million words and
can't be written as anything less than a trilogy.
- Lynn Abbey

Why do we need to wait until somebody sells 10 million
records to give people a show like that? What about us smaller,
hungry folk? At least gimme a curtain!
- Angie Stone

I really feel kind of guilty spending 80 million dollars.
People are starving in the world.
- Penelope Spheeris

The fact that someone came forward and offered $1.25
million to make a movie was astonishing.
We were also allowed to keep many of the original stage cast.
- Richard O'Brien

Manufacturers employ more than 14 million Americans
doing what Americans do best,
making things, building things, transforming raw materials into finished products.
- John Engler

I'll never sell 14 million like Hammer,
I just wanna do a good Ice-T show.
- Ice T

I do believe that movies are subject to a million interpretations.
- Oliver Stone

Man, if I made one million dollars I would come in at six in the morning,
sweep the stands, wash the uniforms,
clean out the office,
manage the team and play the games.
- Duke Snider

No one can earn a million dollars honestly.
- William Jennings Bryan

TV gives everyone an image, but radio gives birth to
a million images in a million brains.
- Peggy Noonan

It takes 10 million failures to find the right stuff.
- George Lindsey

A man who has a million dollars is as well off as if he were rich.
- John Jacob Astor

We ask for way too much stuff - way too much stuff.
You got a job making $100 a year and bought a house for $3 million.
Talking about, 'I don't know what happened with the payment.'
- Sinbad

In some theoretical way I know that a half-million people hear the show.
But in a day-to-day way, there's not much evidence of it.
- Ira Glass

Every month that we do not have an economic recovery
package 500 million Americans lose their jobs.
- Nancy Pelosi

I think it would be nice to sell 15 million albums as a solo artist.
I'd have to deal with all the repercussions of that,
but that wouldn't be too bad.
- Glenn Frey

Nigeria is a West African nation of over 100 million energetic people.
It is endowed with lots of natural resources but lacks human resources.
- Philip Emeagwali

Man has made 32 million laws since the Commandments
were handed down to Moses on Mount Sinai...
but he has never improved on God's law.
- Cecil B. DeMille

Fifty years after half a million gypsies were exterminated
in the Second World War -
thousands of them in Auschwitz -
we're again preparing the mass killing of this minority.
- Antonio Tabucchi

Currently, more than 4.7 million African Americans
receive Social Security benefits,
and nearly 8 million people with disabilities depend
on Social Security for their daily sustenance.
- Chaka Fattah

Money doesn't make you happy.
I now have $50 million but I was just as happy when I had $48 million.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

We've been through about a million different line-ups throughout our career.
- Jerry Only

Every year 3.1 million Indian children die before the age of 5,
mostly from diseases of poverty like diarrhea.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

We believe the 36, nearly 40, billion pound discount
given for a right to buy houses took a million houses
out of the public housing sector which is desperately needed for rent.
- John Prescott

I am one of the million or more male residents of the United Kingdom,
who a year ago had no special yearning towards military life,
but who joined the army after war was declared.
- Patrick MacGill

I was the only Black person on the set.
It was unusual for me to be in a circumstance in which
every move I made was tantamount to representation of 18 million people.
- Sidney Poitier

Nobody heard records of you playing whatever the melody
was on those low strings.
It worked out good, you know, about 25 or 26 million records later.
I guess it worked out alright.
- Lee Hazlewood

Now while the German money is over for Hollywood,
I still have $80 million to make movies,
and we will have two things coming up:
less major movies and the price for actors will go down.
- Uwe Boll


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