"I feel like I'm part of history being made. I leave Apple board meetings thinking, 'I've got to do a better job.'"
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Andrea Jung on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Andrea Jung on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Andrea Jung on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Andrea Jung on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Andrea Jung on Thomas Jefferson
"Avon invented the concept of direct marketing and direct selling beauty. And that's still very valid to us. We'll have a firm that will be around for another 114 years as strongly as it was the first 114."
"A representative is free delivery she's a personal beauty consultant. Some people want that high touch."
"The game in beauty is changing so much, if your product isn't high tech or can't make a unique performance claim - plump your lips, reduce your lines, look glossy, and stay on for 24 hours - you can't go to market today. I'm not just talking about a $20 lipstick, but a $5 lipstick!"
"There are pros and cons of experience. A con is that you can't look at the business with a fresh pair of eyes and as objectively as if you were a new CEO. Fire yourself on a Friday night and come in on Monday morning as if a search firm put you there as a turn-around leader. Can you be objective and make the bold change?"
"If you feel like it's difficult to change, you will probably have a harder time succeeding."