"One of the people that I respect the most now, a person I think has done a heck of a lot for this world as a leader, is Margaret Thatcher. She helped create a world that offers us a lot of excitement as we look to the next century."
"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."Sanford I. Weill on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Sanford I. Weill on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Sanford I. Weill 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."Sanford I. Weill on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Sanford I. Weill on Abraham Lincoln
"I think we are a product of all our experiences."
"I think the American Dream says that anything can happen if you work hard enough at it and are persistent, and have some ability. The sky is the limit to what you can build, and what can happen to you and your family."
"So it's the kind of business where you can't wait to get up in the morning and read the papers, or listen to what's on the news, and you know, how the world's going to change."
"I think life is sort of like a competition, whether it's in sports, or it's achieving in school, or it's achieving good relationships with people. And competition is a little bit of what it's all about."
"I remember the mentoring experiences of some teachers that I had, like a second term home room teacher in public school that really was very helpful to me."