Dim them lights get it in pimp tight do wat i do i lace up my own nikes.— Kid Cudi
Viral Nike quotations
I find my dress sense tends to be a bit of a mixture between high fashion and unique vintage pieces with a little bit of street trends. For example, I might find a really nice, suede dinner jacket that I'd wear with a basic plain white shirt and some chinos and a pair of Nike trainers.
When Nike says, just do it, that's a message of empowerment.
Why aren't the rest of us speaking to young people in a voice of inspiration?
Sustainability at Nike means being laser-focused on evolving our business model to deliver profitable growth while leveraging the efficiencies of lean manufacturing, minimizing our environmental impact and using the tools available to us to bring about positive change across our entire supply chain.
Marathon running, like golf, is a game for players, not winners.
That is why Callaway sells golf clubs and Nike sells running shoes. But running is unique in that the world's best racers are on the same course, at the same time, as amateurs, who have as much chance of winning as your average weekend warrior would scoring a touchdown in the NFL.
Nike is a marketing-oriented company, and the product is our most important marketing tool.
I always played soccer in Adidas, but I always wore Nikes. I love street sportswear.
I remember when you could always rely on those little street kids to pop a few people for the latest Nikes," Vice-President John said. "Now people get mugged for Reeboks, for Adidas - for generics, for Christ's sake.
Get burnt like a candle, very hard to handle, Do miracles in Nikes like Jesus did in sandals.
In the 'Nike Economy,' there are no standards, no borders and no rules.
Clearly, the global economy isn't working for workers in China and Indonesia and Burma any more than it is for workers here in the United States.
The Nike swash that cost $30 and was designed by a Portland State University art student was probably worth that when she first showed it to them. At that point it had no equity at all. None of the guys commissioning it particularly liked it, they all wanted the Adidas three stripes and they thought that was a good logo.
Clearly, the Global Economy isn't working for workers in China and Indonesia and Burma any more than it is for workers here in the United States.
We wanted Nike to be the world's best sports and fitness company.
Once you say that, you have a focus. You don't end up making wing tips or sponsoring the next Rolling Stones world tour.
Any style that Nike makes in all black, shoe, sweatshirt, onesie, doesn't matter, I pretty much need to have.
If we are not committed to saving this earth we will be buying designer air filters and gas masks with little Nike swishes on them.
Despite different cultures, middle-class youth all over the world seem to live their lives as if in a parallel universe. They get up in the morning, put on their Levi's and Nikes, grab their caps and backpacks, and Sony personal CD players and head for school.
Removing Christian evangelism from the African equation may leave the continent at the mercy of a malign fusion of Nike, the witch doctor, the mobile phone and the machete.
I am just happy to be part of the Nike family.
Companies like Nike already use Graffiti as a standard variety in their marketing campaigns and the first people who read Naomi Klein's 'No Logo' were marketing gurus who wanted to know what they shouldn't do.
About the Sauconys, there are a lot of sneakers that are not as marketed as heavily as like Nike but those silhouettes are still fresh. I'll always go to a Saucony.
Now we understand that the most important thing we do is market the product.
We've come around to saying that Nike is a marketing-oriented company, and the product is our most important marketing tool.
The only one who can tell you "You can't" is you. And you don't have to listen.-Nike
I admire firms that have achieved a real differentiation from their competitors.
Nike is all about mastering sports. Apple is all about creating technologies to make life easier and better. Audi is is all about introducing new technologies to make automobiles safer and better performing.
Children in poverty aren't trying to get out of poverty;
they're just trying to rip off a pair of Nikes. So we Indian people are a microcosm of what's happening in America. We are now consumers, and our culture has gone.
Nike is the uniform for kids all over the world, and African design has been killed by Nike. Africans no longer want to wear their own designs.
I'm gonna do clothes, but stuff that kids can afford.
I want to get into the high fashion world very soon, but the stuff I want to start out with is the small stuff, for the kids, that anybody can afford the Nikes, or the Jordans, Or let's say they can't afford the big brand name clothes, so I would make a lower end line but still high-quality.
Nike told me, 'We can't give you royalties because you're not a professional athlete.' I told them 'I'll go to the Garden and play one-on-no-one.' I'm a performance athlete!
My father is a real idealist, and he's all about learning.
If I asked for a pair of Nikes growing up, it was just a resounding 'No.' But if I asked for a saxophone, one would appear and next day and I'd be signed up for lessons. So anything to do with education or learning, my father would spare no expense.
Having a size 9 foot is fantastic because almost all of the shoe companies do their prototyping in size 9, so if you visit a place like Nike headquarters, you can try every sort of wacky, out-there model.
After the NBA and ABA merged, players could come out after high school.
Still, there were only a few cases prior to Kevin Garnett coming out in 1995, so Nike and the other companies were only involved in the college game.
You can be afraid to voice your opinions but you just fight through it.
It's like NIKE okay you just do it.
Storytelling is the game. It's what we all do.
'Slumdog' was my first movie, and I had never been to India before - I was just a teenager in the U.K. with my headphones and my Nike shoes. What did I know about growing up in a slum?
I think people still have a need for miracles.
Science keeps telling them there's no life on Mars, there's no God, nothing's trailing Hale-Bopp, those people are just dead in their Nikes. But they want to believe in something.
When fascism comes to America, it will not be in brown and black shirts.
It will not be with jack-boots. It will be Nike sneakers and Smiley shirts. Germany lost the Second World War. Fascism won it. Believe me, my friend.