I spent almost 25 years at Qualcomm before joining Microsoft, so in a sense, I grew up at one company. During that time, I made a very big shift from the engineering side to the business side.
If it wasn't for my dad, I wouldn't be here.
Andy Ruiz Jr.
I have a degree in European history, which didn't necessarily have any direct impact on my career, but I'm grateful I studied something other than acting in college.
I'm not exactly an example of how to learn English; I just can't get it into my head. I'm learning hardly anything, truth be told.
For a long time, the film business was a single-digit business on investment return. Now, because of home video, it's a low double-digit business, and the studios want to make sure it doesn't go back into the single-digit business.
Don't ever be afraid to hire people that are smarter than you. Just because they are smarter than you doesn't mean they have to make more money.
Your dream can die. You will probably give up. But from there, you can start everything over.
I killed many a quarterback. I felt like I scored when I took their head off.
At the time of independence in 1975, Mozambique was extremely poor. Many Portuguese residents abandoned the country, leaving only a handful of well-educated Mozambicans to try to run the country.
People who know how much they're worth aren't usually worth that much.
Nelson Bunker Hunt
I was always interested in French poetry sort of as a sideline to my own work, I was translating contemporary French poets. That kind of spilled out into translation as a way to earn money, pay for food and put bread on the table.
Sustainable fishing is a fraud. It's a marketing term that really means 'business as usual.'
Wisdom prepares for the worst, but folly leaves the worst for the day when it comes.
What is so attractive about Uganda for missionaries is that they have free rein. They can go anywhere they please - schools, hospitals, the parliament.
Roger Ross Williams
I came to the conclusion that I am not a fiction writer.
My project was radiation damage of Si and Ge by energetic electrons, critical for the use of the recently developed semiconductor devices for applications in outer space.