John Caudwell Quotes

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John Caudwell Quotes

People are much more important than superficial environments.
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Some of the things I did in my early career were massive learning curves because I had no one to guide me. You learn very quickly because it costs you torment and trouble.

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I'm a capitalist. I'm not going to feel sympathetic to people leading a life they don't have to lead who, with effort, could maybe break out of it.

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Those of us who have yet to find philanthropy may find there is a far greater reward from it than from wealth creation.

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Before I really even understood what the term meant, I wanted to be wealthy. I wanted to be able to drive the beautiful old Rolls-Royces my father admired when I was a child.

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I don't like paying too much for anything or wasting it. I think that I'm more of a balanced individual rather than a dichotomy.

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I'm addicted to the deal, to the next thing. It's irresistible.

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If you throw money around like confetti, it just becomes shallow and meaningless.

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I didn't want my epitaph to read 'Here lies John Caudwell, billionaire.' I knew that wasn't enough. I've had a charitable instinct all my life, but working gave me no time for it.

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I don't think I'm going to live until I'm 70, no; I could die tomorrow. So there isn't a panic that time is running out, but there is an element that anything could happen.

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I will give away at least half my wealth during my lifetime and after my death. In the meantime, I'll continue to grow my wealth as much as possible so that the amount I bequeath to charities and worthy causes can be as substantial as possible.

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I'm a wealth creator. I'm not interested in saving in the least. While I do spend a lot, I don't spend money like other billionaires. I'm probably quite unusual, albeit I do have some of the significant trappings. But I always try to make my assets work for a living.

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I do want to keep the Wedgewood Collection in place, intact, and open to the public. Selling it off would be a real tragedy.

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E-mails are the cancer of modern business.

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I do not put my tastes as incredibly expensive, but they are incredibly expensive for an average man.

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