Tom Monaghan Quotes


 
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Best 58 Quotes by Tom Monaghan – Page 1 of 2

“A blind person’s senses of taste and smell are sharper than those of a sighted person.”

“A Marine is never intimidated.”

“American technology is putting space satellites in orbit these days, and you’re telling me you can’t punch a clean hole in a piece of cardboard?”

“Bankers are the keepers of the keys to success for an entrepreneur.”

“Being in the Marine Corps was the best thing that ever happened to me. It can do a lot for a young guy. I owe a lot to the Marine Corps. If I had a son, I'd want him to be a Marine.”

“Big obligations make good leaders. But good leaders also take on big obligations.”

“Each man is responsible for his own actions.”

“Every time I suffer a setback, I find myself thinking instinctively, How can I capitalize on this?”

“Failure shows you how to do something right.”

“Failure strengthens you because it teaches you to look for the seed of benefit that every adversity contains.”

“I believe everyone on earth has a certain goal/dream in life. I also believe anyone can achieve this if they set their minds to it.”

“I believe in aiming high. If you do, you’ll stretch yourself to do better than you would if your goal were something easily reached.”

“I believe in deeds, not words.”

“I believe in giving people responsibility, and I insist on letting them make their own mistakes.”

“I believe my greatest strength is the ability to turn adversity into advantage.”

“I believe the mind needs exercise, that it will grow in capacity and thinking ability if it is forced to by constant questioning and the desire for new information.”

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“I believe we should concentrate on the only business we know, the operating of pizza shops, and not get sidetracked into areas we know nothing about.”

“I have a lot of dreams, and I don’t think I’ll ever achieve them all. I hope not. I don’t like having to think about a day when I might stop having new ones.”

“I owe all my success to stupidity.”

“I realized that it took just as much time to make a small pizza as a large one, and it took just as long to deliver a small pizza. This revelation was a major breakthrough in the history of Domino’s Pizza.”

“I sometimes compare my brainstorming on paper to the drilling of oil wells. The only way to strike oil is to drill a lot of wells.”

“I think people are at their best when they love their work.”

“I view money in much the same way P.T. Barnum did: it’s important only for the things it can allow you to do.”

“I would dream of having things – not the good or the better, but the best – and I could visualize them so perfectly, it was like actually possessing them.”

“I’m a firm believer in keeping a business simple.”

“I’m an optimist at heart. Even in my darkest moments I had hope for the promise of the future.”

“I’ve always believe that the best plan is something you came up with through trying and failing.”

“I’ve always said that if you just take care of every single customer, your business will grow by 50 percent a year.”

“I’ve always said that our best ideas come from drivers – they’re out making contact with customers, and they’re usually young and have a fresh vision of how things can be made to work better.”

“I’ve learned that if you are out in front creating something new and different in business, such as a delivery-only pizza restaurant chain, no degree is going to help you much.”

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“Time is your most important resource. You can do so much in 10 minutes’ time. Ten minutes, once gone, are gone for good. Divide your life into 10-minute units and sacrifice as few of them as possible in meaningless activity.”


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