"Women like myself, CEOs, can pave the way for more women to get to the top."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Andrea Jung on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Andrea Jung on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Andrea Jung on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Andrea Jung on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Andrea Jung on John Lennon
"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."