"If you build that foundation, both the moral and the ethical foundation, as well as the business foundation, and the experience foundation, then the building won't crumble."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Henry Kravis on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Henry Kravis on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Henry Kravis on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Henry Kravis on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Henry Kravis on Mark Twain
"I was an economics major in college, and every summer after school, I would drive my car from California, from Claremont men's college at the time, to New York. And I worked on Wall Street."
"As I said there is nothing wrong with failing. Pick yourself up and try it again. You never are going to know how good you really are until you go out and face failure."
"If you don't have integrity, you have nothing. You can't buy it. You can have all the money in the world, but if you are not a moral and ethical person, you really have nothing."