Quotes and Comments by Richard Branson
When I graduated from Stowe, a big public school,
my headmaster's parting words to me were: "Congratulations,
I predict you will either go to prison or become
Ridiculous yachts and private
planes and big limousines wont make people
more, and it sends out terrible messages to
the people who work
for them. It would be so much better if that
was spent in Africa
and its about getting a balance.
If you aren't willing
to try everything and make a mistake,
then you'll never make
anything of yourself.
Once we get comfortable as a company,
I like to push the boat out again. My wife
keeps saying, "Why?
Why? You're fifty.
Take it easy. Let's enjoy
it." But I'm in a fairly unique position.
Yesterday, the first of nine hundred new trains
arrived in the UK
and went into service. We are going to transform
Britain's rail system from the worst in the
to the best.
If you can do a few things like that, when the
body gives out, you can say you've lived a good
If I put all my money
in the bank
and drink myself
in the Caribbean, I just think
that would be a waste of the fantastic position
I've found myself in.
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