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One of the things that strikes me is so many of the
by Lee Scott

One of the things that strikes me is so many of the
critics are people whose lifestyle doesn't change when
the price of fuel changes,
or if they keep a Wal-Mart store out of their area.
- Lee Scott

If we take care of the customers and associates and grow the business,
Wall Street will be pleased.
- Lee Scott

The beauty of this country and what people participate
in is the competitive nature that we allow to exist
and the fact is that we are better because we have great competitors.
- Lee Scott

But they are also better, our competitors are better because Wal-Mart exists.
- Lee Scott

 

I expect that our associates will walk with a little
more bounce in their step and understand that this
company is behind them and has respect for them.
- Lee Scott

So I think we have an obligation with our size to make
sure that we are open to what people have to say to
us because the people who criticize us,
they're not all mean-spirited.
- Lee Scott

Don't say it's because of benefits, because our benefits are good.
- Lee Scott

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There are going to be some people who never want Wal-Mart.
That's OK.
- Lee Scott

Where we have been incorrect in what we have done,
then I think we have an obligation to settle.
- Lee Scott

I just think that it's maybe fashionable today to try
to take individual actions and individual failures
and take the broadest possible brush and try to paint a company.
- Lee Scott

It's hard for us in our stores to be a leader in technology.
- Lee Scott

I would guess that any criticism about Wal-Mart could
have some element of truth with 1,500,000 people.
- Lee Scott

I don't think we'll win every election.
- Lee Scott

You know, we opened a record number of stores last year.
- Lee Scott

Our customer base is not necessarily a leader,
an early adopter.
- Lee Scott

Retailing, it's always true that there is some items
that I wish we had a lot more of like the iPod and
there is some items I wish we had a lot less of.
- Lee Scott

I think in some ways we have allowed other people to set the agenda.
Other people to define who we are.
- Lee Scott

In some ways, people forget about average working people,
and how they live their lives.
- Lee Scott

And the greeter is what sets the tone for this company
and I've been on TV a little bit this morning.
- Lee Scott

Because the truth is our wages are really competitive and they're good.
- Lee Scott

We've got to figure out a way to cause communities to also want them,
the political, organized bodies.
- Lee Scott

Many of them are doing it because they are concerned about smart growth.
- Lee Scott

Where we're not wrong or where the cost of settling
is so much that it is totally disproportionate to the
harm or the error that we made,
we're not going to settle.
- Lee Scott

More and more, more and more digital,
in particular, I think you'll see in our stores next year,
as we start combining these digital products and they
interface with each other,
you'll see that represented in Wal-Mart.
- Lee Scott

And what I am trying to say to them that through our
ads and through our discussions is if you don't want us in your community,
that's your choice, but don't say it's because of wages.
- Lee Scott

People aren't going to talk about it except me and
that is communication and the visits I have personally
had in our meetings with our store managers saying
if you do these things you will be terminated,
period.
- Lee Scott

We want to set a tone going into our fiscal year that starts Feb.
1, that Wal-Mart Stores is going to be aggressive in
taking care of customers,
taking care of our associates, communications and merchandising.
- Lee Scott

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
- Anais Nin

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
- The Buddha

If one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live
the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success
unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

The final delusion is the belief
that one has lost all delusions.
- Maurice Chapelain

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- Anonymous


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