"Trust is a big word for me. Loyalty and trust, for me, are everything. It's the core of what I'm about and what the people around me hopefully are about. It's a certain thing that gives you a sense of security. It's the biggest factor in everything I do."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Tommy Mottola on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Tommy Mottola on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Tommy Mottola on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Tommy Mottola on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Tommy Mottola on Golda Meir
"Everything starts and ends with the song, and working with writers and really learning their process and craft was an invaluable experience."
"You need to know what makes artists tick. Having been through the process myself as a musician, since I was an early teen, gave me an advantage - understanding them from their point of view, because it's about them, it's not about you - it's their vision and what they're capable of achieving, and you're the conduit."