"When a woman earns a dollar, the payback is higher. She'll invest in her children, in their education, health care, and basic needs. The impact of a woman's role in the economy benefits society at large."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Andrea Jung on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Andrea Jung on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Andrea Jung on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Andrea Jung on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Andrea Jung on Oscar Wilde
"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."