"My greatest strength as a child, I realize now, was my imagination. While every other kid was reading and writing, I had seven whole hours a day to practice my imagination. When do you get that space in your life, ever?"
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Barbara Corcoran on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Barbara Corcoran on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Barbara Corcoran on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Barbara Corcoran on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Barbara Corcoran on Ernest Hemingway
"I was well motivated. What I wanted to do was work for myself. I had twenty two jobs before I started my business at the age of twenty three and I didn't want one more boss telling me what to do. So I was motivated simply because I didn't want a boss."
"My mother is an amazing woman. Not only did she manage the entire household, she noticed a gift in each of her kids and instilled confidence in all of us that that gift would take us wherever we wanted to go."
"A complainer is like a Death Eater because there's a suction of negative energy. You can catch a great attitude from great people."
"A whopping 89 percent of buyers start their home search online. How your house looks online is the modern equivalent of 'curb appeal.' Rent a wide-angle lens and good lighting, get rid of your clutter and post at least eight great photos to win the beauty contest."
"If I could set a world record, it would be that I have 150 business partners, all with thriving businesses of their own that started with nothing and I made the difference to make them all billionaires."