I have no Napoleonic dream. I'm just hard-working and pragmatic.— Roman Abramovich
The most special Roman Abramovich quotes that will inspire your inner self
The goal is to win. It's not about making money. I have many much less risky ways of making money than this (buying Chelsea football club). I don't want to throw my money away, but it's really about having fun and that means success and trophies.
In Moscow I feel most comfortable. I'm used to four different seasons; it's difficult for people in London to understand. People brought up in Russia like my kids want to play in the snow.
I'm realising my dream of owning a top football club.
Some will doubt my motives, others will think I'm crazy.
Investors have very short memories
But charity is a very complicated thing.
Its important to find an area where you can really help and you can feel the results. Charity is not like feeding pigeons in the square. It is a process that requires professional management.
The polynomial xn−1 is a force of nature.
I love this game, I love this sport, I love this league.
Why don't I get my own team? (English Premiership football club)
If I had to think where I could live if not Moscow, London would be my first choice and second would be New York.
In my personal opinion, Russia is no less democratic than it used to be.
It is a democratic country. It is democratic enough.
We will be spending less in the transfer market in future years.
I myself never make any notes. Usually, if I write something down, I can't read it afterwards.
Our strategy [at Chelsea] is to bring up our own players through the academy, which we have invested a lot in, and hope it gives results
To tell the truth I cannot call my childhood bad.
In your childhood you can't compare things: one eats carrots, one eats candy, both taste good. As a child you cannot tell the difference.
I don't know if the police of naming statements would agree with this.
How are the germs made into a ring? By adding and multiplying.
My feeling would be that you lose something of the beauty of the Premiership by joining something not defined at the moment.