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Richard Branson Quotes and Sayings

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With the casino and the beds, our passengers will have
at least two ways to get lucky on one of our flights.
- Richard Branson

The balloons only have one life and the only way of
finding out whether they work is to attempt to fly around the world.
- Richard Branson

Well, we know that people in Australia love the idea
of both Impulse and Virgin Blue getting up and adding a bit of competition,
and it's fun to be able to deliver it.
- Richard Branson

Right now I'm just delighted to be alive and to have had a nice long bath.
- Richard Branson

 

Business opportunities are like buses,
there's always another one coming.
- Richard Branson

And obviously, from our own personal point of view,
the principal challenge is a personal challenge.
- Richard Branson

A business has to be involving, it has to be fun,
and it has to exercise your creative instincts.
- Richard Branson

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Like getting into a bleeding competition with a blood bank.
- Richard Branson

Fortunately we're not a public company -
we're a private group of companies,
and I can do what I want.
- Richard Branson

I never get the accountants in before I start up a business.
It's done on gut feeling, especially if I can see that
they are taking the mickey out of the consumer.
- Richard Branson

We've always had a pretty competitive and pretty ferocious
battle with British Airways...
It's lasted now about 14 years, and we're very pleased to have survived it.
- Richard Branson

I cannot remember a moment in my life when I have not
felt the love of my family.
We were a family that would have killed for each other -
and we still are.
- Richard Branson

I wanted to be an editor or a journalist,
I wasn't really interested in being an entrepreneur,
but I soon found I had to become an entrepreneur in
order to keep my magazine going.
- Richard Branson

I believe in benevolent dictatorship provided I am the dictator.
- Richard Branson

Lightning is something which, again,
we would rather avoid.
- Richard Branson

Nobody's ever called me Sir Richard.
Occasionally in America, I hear people saying Sir Richard
and think there's some Shakespearean play taking place.
But nowhere else anyway.
- Richard Branson

You never know with these things when you're trying
something new what can happen.
This is all experimental.
- Richard Branson

We believe that within five years, 96 percent of British
consumers will have access to the Internet,
whether it be through a personal computer,
a set-top box or a mobile phone.
- Richard Branson

I love the freedom of movement that my phone gives me.
That has definitely transformed my life.
- Richard Branson

You don't learn to walk by following rules.
You learn by doing, and by falling over.
- Richard Branson

We're introducing separate rooms with double beds in
all of our planes so people can actually go with their
partner and have a proper night's sleep.
- Richard Branson

The music industry is a strange combination of having
real and intangible assets:
pop bands are brand names in themselves,
and at a given stage in their careers their name alone
can practically gaurantee hit records.
- Richard Branson

I was dyslexic, I had no understanding of schoolwork whatsoever.
I certainly would have failed IQ tests.
And it was one of the reasons I left school when I was 15 years old.
And if I - if I'm not interested in something,
I don't grasp it.
- Richard Branson

I don't think so, in that Virgin is already a global brand.
Brands like Amazon have had to spend hundreds of millions of pounds you know,
building their brands, whereas Virgin is already well-known around the world.
- Richard Branson

Well, I think that there's a very thin dividing line
between success and failure.
And I think if you start a business without financial backing,
you're likely to go the wrong side of that dividing line.
- Richard Branson

The jet stream is a very strong force and pushing a
balloon into it is like pushing up against a brick wall,
but once we got into it, we found that,
remarkably, the balloon went whatever speed the wind went.
- Richard Branson

Well, the odds must be against anybody being able to
fly around the world in a balloon on the first attempt.
All of us who are attempting to go around the world
in balloons are effectively flying in experimental
craft because these craft cannot be tested.
- Richard Branson

My mother was determined to make us independent.
When I was four years old, she stopped the car a few
miles from our house and made me find my own way home across the fields.
I got hopelessly lost.
- Richard Branson

So I've seen life as one long learning process.
And if I see - you know, if I fly on somebody else's
airline and find the experience is not a pleasant one,
which it wasn't in - 21 years ago, then I'd think,
well, you know, maybe I can create the kind of airline that I'd like to fly on.
- Richard Branson

And you know, I've had great fun turning quite a lot
of different industries on their head and making sure
those industries will never be the same again,
because Virgin went in and took them on.
- Richard Branson

Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines
won't make people enjoy life more,
and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them.
It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa -
and it's about getting a balance.
- Richard Branson

We, we - as I say, we go in and shake up other industries and I think,
you know, we do it differently and I think that industries
are not quite the same as a result of Virgin attacking the market.
- Richard Branson

Don't worry about that chair with a hole in the middle.
It's merely waiting to be reupholstered.
- the movie Casino Royale (1966)

I like theme parks.
The fastest roller coaster I've ever been on is at a casino in Nevada.
- Tia Carrere

I have a very low threshold of death.
My doctor says I can't have bullets enter my body at any time.
- the Woody Allen movie Casino Royale

Now, I'll tell you something that might interest you.
Casino Royale was the first Bond book that Ian Fleming ever wrote.
And he couldn't get anybody to touch it,
to publish it - he couldn't do anything about it at all.
Nobody wanted to know.
- Val Guest

Investment banking has, in recent years,
resembled a casino, and the massive scale of gambling
losses has dragged down traditional business and retail
lending activities as banks try to rebuild their balance sheets.
This was one aspect of modern financial liberalisation
that had dire consequences.
- Vince Cable

I was at this casino minding my own business,
and this guy came up to me and said,
"You're gonna have to move,
you're blocking a fire exit." As though if there was a fire,
I wasn't gonna run.
If you're flammible and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit.
- Mitch Hedberg

Recently, I went up to Casino Rama to see Martin Short's show,
just to see how he put it all together.
And after the show, I went backstage and picked his
brain to find out why he did certain things.
- Trish Stratus

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
- George Washington

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

If you look into your own heart,
and you find nothing wrong there,
what is there to worry about?
What is there to fear?
- Confucius

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow,
it only saps today of its joy.
- Leo Buscaglia

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

How much pain they have cost us,
the evils which have never happened.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is idle to dread what you cannot avoid.
- Publilius Syrus

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

Worrying is like a rocking chair,
it gives you something to do,
but it gets you nowhere.
- Glenn Turner

It is not work that kills men; it is worry.
Worry is rust upon the blade.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
- Anonymous

If the problem can be solved,
there is no use worrying about it.
If it can't be solved,
worrying will do no good.
- Tibetan proverb

Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.
- Winston Churchill

Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
- Soren Kierkegaard

"It's not that important,
don't worry about it" is the answer,
now what was the question?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you feel worried and depressed,
consciously form a smile on your face and act upbeat
until the happy feeling becomes genuine.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you believe that a task will be difficult, it will be -
and you will have suffered with worry beforehand.
Approach life with joy and optimism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't change the past,
but you can ruin the present
by worrying about the future.
- Anonymous

If only the people who worry about their liabilities
would think about the riches they do possess,
they would stop worrying.
- Dale Carnegie

Don't worry when you are not recognized,
but strive to be worthy of recognition.
- Abraham Lincoln

There is nothing that wastes the body like worry,
and one who has any faith in God
should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Choose! If it's worth doing, do it today.
If it's not worth doing today, save yourself a lot
of worry and regret by choosing to permanently
erase it from your to-do list.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
- Winston Churchill

The antidotes for worry are gratitude, action, and service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not anticipate trouble,
or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
- Benjamin Franklin

If you're doing your best,
you won't have any time to worry about failure.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

One who has any faith in God
should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Today I Release All My Troubles And Grief.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life only appears complicated when one is worrying.
Relax, and life becomes simple again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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