"I've got the greatest job in the world. There's no other job in government where cause and effect is so tightly coupled where you can make a difference every day in so many different ways and in so many different people's lives. It's a great challenge."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Michael Bloomberg on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Michael Bloomberg on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Michael Bloomberg on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Michael Bloomberg on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Michael Bloomberg on Winston Churchill
"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."
"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."
"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."