"I expect that our associates will walk with a little more bounce in their step and understand that this company is behind them and has respect for them."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Lee Scott on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Lee Scott on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Lee Scott on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Lee Scott on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Lee Scott on Abraham Lincoln
"The beauty of this country and what people participate in is the competitive nature that we allow to exist and the fact is that we are better because we have great competitors."
"People aren't going to talk about it except me and that is communication and the visits I have personally had in our meetings with our store managers saying if you do these things you will be terminated, period."
"And the greeter is what sets the tone for this company and I've been on TV a little bit this morning."
"It's hard for us in our stores to be a leader in technology."