"I think if you look at people, whether in business or government, who haven't had any moral compass, who've just changed to say whatever they thought the popular thing was, in the end they're losers."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Michael Bloomberg on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Michael Bloomberg on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Michael Bloomberg on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Michael Bloomberg on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Michael Bloomberg on Abraham Lincoln
"What goes on in Europe concerns us greatly because, if Europe comes apart, the E.U. comes apart, then you're going to have enormous impact on America, that's a very big trading partner of ours, and people own securities around the world in this day and age."
"There is no business in America that would be prevented from taking results into account when making personnel decisions."
"I'm trying to change the culture in New York City that's hard enough!"
"This is the city of dreamers and time and again it's the place where the greatest dream of all, the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed."
"It is exactly because we are a city that embraces freedom, that welcomes everyone and encourages their dreams, that New York remains on the front lines in the war on terror."