"My mother was determined to make us independent. When I was four years old, she stopped the car a few miles from our house and made me find my own way home across the fields. I got hopelessly lost."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Richard Branson on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Richard Branson on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Richard Branson on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Richard Branson on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Richard Branson on Robert Frost
"The music industry is a strange combination of having real and intangible assets: pop bands are brand names in themselves, and at a given stage in their careers their name alone can practically gaurantee hit records."
"My general attitude to life is to enjoy every minute of every day. I never do anything with a feeling of, 'Oh God, I've got to do this today.'"
"A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts."
"Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming."
"To me, business isn't about wearing suits or pleasing stockholders. It's about being true to yourself, your ideas and focusing on the essentials."