An entrepreneur is born with the mentality to take risks, though there are several important characteristics: courage, faith in yourself, and above all, even when you fail, to learn from failure and get up and try again.

— Sheldon Adelson

The most remarkable Sheldon Adelson quotes that are easy to memorize and remember

I never thought about becoming wealthy.

It never crossed my mind. What really motivated me was to try to accomplish something.

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I look at every business and ask, How long can this last? How can I identify the status quo and change it?

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I see this as my humanitarian legacy. We're prepared to pay billions.

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For me, businesses are like buses. You stand on a corner and you don't like where the first bus is going? Wait ten minutes and take another. Don't like that one? They'll just keep coming. There's no end to buses or businesses.

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Why do I need succession planning? Im very alert, Im very vibrant. I have no intention to retire.

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He's not a bold decision maker like Newt Gingrich is.

Every time I talk to him, he says 'well let me think about it.'

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I'm against very wealthy ­people attempting to or influencing elections.

But as long as it's doable I'm going to do it.

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I'm not in business to make money for the other guy. I'm in business to make money for myself.

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There's never been a real destination resort in Asia, and when we open the Venetian Macao, it will be the first.

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I don’t cry when I lose. There’s always a new hand coming up.

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It's unfair that I've been treated unfair - but it doesn't stop me.

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For those who wish to stay and work in computer science or technology, fields badly in need of their services, let’s roll out the welcome mat.

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About Sheldon Adelson

Quotes 18 sayings
Profession Business magnate
Birthday August 4, 1933

The key factor in my strategy is longevity.

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Entrepreneurship is essentially identifying the path that everyone takes;

and choosing a different, better way.

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I am willing to spend whatever it takes … My moral standard compels me to speak out on this issue because I am the largest company by far in the industry and I am willing to speak out. I don’t see any compelling reason for the government to allow people to gamble on the Internet and nobody has ever explained except for the two companies whose special interest is going to be served if there is gaming on the Internet, Caesars and MGM.

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Why is it fair that I should be paying a higher percentage of taxes than anyone else?

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So Israel won't be a democratic state, so what.

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