Quotes and Comments by Richard Branson
never go bankrupt. You won't see JetBlue go
bankrupt, or Southwest. The American
airline industry, unlike almost any other American
industry, has never taken quality on board....
cares, but airlines act like they don't. Airlines
never really go bust. They screw their creditors.
They screw their shareholders. You don't get
rid of the dead wood. The inefficient airline
lives on. In England,
you're either alive or you're dead.
And, when you're dead, young,
efficient new airlines can rise up. How many
hospitals could have been built with the money
that has been shoveled into inefficient airlines?
How many oil refineries? Probably as many as
is meant to be enjoyed.
I just like to enjoy
and push myself.
Of course, there is method to my madness.
When you are entering into a new industry, for
example, it helps
to do something to get your name on the front
I never get the accountants in before I start
up a business.
It's done on gut feeling,
especially if I can see that they are taking
the mickey out of the consumer.
when you meet a hero in life,
you are disappointed.
My impression of Nelson Mandela was enhanced.
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