I have no patience at all.— Alan Sugar
The most delighting Alan Sugar quotes that are glad to read
Once you decide to work for yourself, you never go back to work for somebody else.
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My history of lending money from banks is that they want to know the ins and outs of the backside of a duck.
Above all, in order to gain respect, you need to be true to yourself.
There is no point in trying to be brutal if it's not in your nature; there is no point in trying to be suave and sophisticated if it doesn't come naturally.
Effective leadership is about earning respect, and it's also about personality and charisma
There are two fools in every marketplace; one asks too little, one asks too much.
Among some of the youngsters, I think reality TV has installed that culture into them and inspired a few of them into wanting to be 'TV celebrities.
Look, I'm a member of the House of Lords and I'm the first to admit that I don't understand how one gets new laws through.
Love what you do and do what you love, otherwise you will become unhappy and self-defeating.
I have principles and I am not going to be forced to compromise them.
I'm an Englishman. What more can I say?
Money is all right but once you have it you learn it's not the be all and end all.
My idea of government support was, you supply me with hospitals, schools and the environment to do well and that will do me fine. But do not poke your nose in my business.
Not everybody needs to go to university; they can get out and start working straight away.
If you lock me in the room with a piano teacher for a year I might be able to knock out a rendition of 'Roll Out The Barrel,' but will I ever be a concert pianist? No.
In America, everybody thinks they're an entrepreneur.
That's the problem. It's not a title that anybody should call oneself.
There was a desire to see me being nasty and horrible, and of course that's not really me
I don't like this young crudeness now which is supposed to be comedy on Friday nights.
Market leaders inevitably slip into decline when they tell the people what they want instead of giving the people what they want.
I don't believe in God and all that. But I am Jewish, and very proud to be so, very proud of the culture.
The entrepreneurial instinct is in you.
You can't learn it, you can't buy it, you can't put it in a bottle. It's just there and it comes out.
You can't stop people printing what they want to print.
Don't try to blame the rest of the world. The blame only lies with you. Recognize that immediately.
A good leader is not necessarily the most popular person in their business, but the best ones are liked because they are respected for their clarity and vision.
If you enjoy what you do, don't be afraid of expressing your enthusiasm. Enjoyment is infectious.
I am tired of hustling.
I've got a gut feeling in my stomach. . .
There is a lot of luck in football. Following England is like following Wycombe Wanders or Leyton Orient. You hope for the best and hope you are lucky.
I did not come into football to make money. I had already made millions.
During negotiations nothing is gained by attacking people's comfort zones.
The boring side of business is what makes it work.
I know you're Belgian, that's where those waffles come from.
There's a lot of regrets about last year - maybe turning up was the biggest regret about it
I get angry when people bring derisory actions against me.
I'm a commercial person, not an academic.
I like to be a very fair person.
I don't like paying 50 per cent of tax.
I've written books on advertising-cheque books.
Nobody can honestly say that they never lie.
It is torment to be segregated out because of some bit of clothing that you're wearing.
Well, there's nothing I've done I'm not proud of.
Making money was an interest, but it's never been my god.
I like things in their proper places.
I got on a high believing everything I would produce was going to sell at the rate I wanted.
Start small and with your own money.
Success comes more quickly to the entrepreneur that follows his instincts rather than following the progress of his competitors.
It will take a brave person to cull the benefits system and analyse who deserves and who doesn't.
I've just got an exceptional memory, if I say so myself.
If there was a market in mass-produced portable nuclear weapons, we'd market them, too.