Kenneth Langone Quotes

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Kenneth Langone Quotes

The two most powerful things in existence: a kind word and a thoughtful gesture.
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A little more than 30 years ago, Bernie Marcus, Arthur Blank, Pat Farrah and I got together and founded The Home Depot.

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I learned playing poker that you never count your winnings because that's when you start to lose.

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Buy a stock at two, have it go to 30. You feel like you're on top of the world.

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Dick Grasso would be a superb mayor of the City of New York. He loves the city.

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Genes don't mean necessarily that you have got a certain strand of gene that makes you particularly acceptable as a public official.

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I don't need a job. I don't want an appointment. I don't want to be on a commission. I don't want to be ambassador to nowhere.

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If we can get everybody working or as many as we can, you would be amazed at how many of our problems will disintegrate, go away.

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My first job was as a day laborer on the construction of the Long Island Expressway more than 50 years ago.

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The economy is a collection of emotions.

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You only have to worry about going to jail if you break the law. That's pretty simple.

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As a little boy, my first job was delivering newspapers, and then I had a variety of different jobs. I worked in a butcher shop. I worked in a supermarket. I worked in construction. I dug ditches on the Long Island Expressway in 1954, 1955, 1956.

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Contrary to what you might assume, I didn't start with any advantages and neither did most of the successful people I know. I am the grandson of immigrants who came to this country seeking basic economic and personal liberty.

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We need to understand as a nation that you can't forever expect somebody out there, whether it's China or somebody in England, to say, 'I will always take America's debt no matter what.'

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When then-New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer sued me in 2003 over my stewardship as a director of the New York Stock Exchange, the NYSE's legal expenses were more than $100 million, which made it perhaps the priciest litigation in the state's history.

— Kenneth Langone

The two most powerful things in existence: a kind word and a thoughtful gesture.

— Kenneth Langone

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