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    Design does matter. And not necessarily in a way that people realize. A lot of what you do, people take for granted - that a park has always been here, that a bicycle lane has always been there, that the street is safe or clean.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: people 
     
    There is no accountability today... no willingness to focus on big ideas.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: focus  ideas 
     
    The next day after I got fired, literally the next day, I started a new company.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: company 
     
    Cities with clean air gain an economic advantage, because where people want to live and work, businesses want to invest.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    If you want to do something for your children and show how much you love them, the single best thing-by far-is to support organizations that will create a better world for them and their children.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: children  world  child 
     
    The people who are worried about privacy have a legitimate worry. But we live in a complex world where you're going to have to have a level of security greater than you did back in the olden days, if you will. And our laws and our interpretation of the Constitution, I think, have to change.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: people  live  world  law  worries  complex 
     
    I've always respected those who tried to change the world for the better, rather than just complain about it.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: world 
     
    Buy what's deliverable, not what could be.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    In the game of life, when the final buzzer sounds, the only stat you carry with you is the number of assists you made.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: games 
     
    Donald Trump says he wants to run America like he's running his business? God help us.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: help  running  god  america 
     
    I was the one of those students who made the top half of the class possible.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    You must first be willing to fail - and you must have the courage to go for it anyway.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: courage  fail 
     
    If someone tells me they skied all day and never fell down, I tell them to find another mountain.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    Working collectively and collaboratively is the difference between mediocrity by yourself or success as a team. You have to share the pain and the responsibility and if you do then you will also share in the rewards.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    I know a con when I see one.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    Life is too short to spend your time avoiding failure.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: failure  time 
     
    You are safer here tonight than you would be on the streets of any other city in the world.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: world 
     
    Entrepreneurship is having an idea to do something great and not entirely have a plan on how to do it but the drive and will power to make it work
    — Michael Bloomberg
    Progress is not inevitable. It's up to us to create it.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: progress 
     
    After hard work, the biggest determinant is being in the right place at the right time.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: time  work  right 
     
    Don't be afraid to assert yourself, have confidence in your abilities and don't let the bastards get you down.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: confidence  afraid 
     
    If you don't encounter setbacks in your career, if you don't have doubts and disappointments , let me tell you, you're not dreaming big enough.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    Being an entrepreneur isn't really about starting a business. It's a way of looking at the world: seeing opportunity where others see obstacles, taking risks when others take refuge.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    Getting the job done has been the basis for the success my company has achieved.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: job  success  company 
     
    I do think there are certain times we should infringe on your freedom.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: time  freedom 
     
    You can't depend on polls.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    This is the city of dreamers and time and again it's the place where the greatest dream of all, the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: time  dreams  american 
     
    Nobody wants a job where they don't have authority to go along with the responsibility. Quite the contrary. The more authority you give people, the better people you can attract, and the harder they're going to work, and the more loyal they are going to be.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    America is built around this premise that you can do it, and there are an awful lot of people who are unlikely to have done it who did.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: people  america 
     
    Nobody should ever mistake and think that our country [USA] is weakened, or that authority is diffuse and unspecified, and that we are vulnerable.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    I like the theater, dining and chasing women. Let me put it this way: I am a single, straight billionaire in Manhattan. It's like a wet dream.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: women  dreams 
     
    What I'm trying to do is to create excitement. So people looking at the Bloomberg's office building say, "My goodness, what's going on here? There's something different about this company." You want the employees to get psyched. And it's a chance to meet each other. My job is to get people to work together. With free food and no offices, even for Bloomberg, this might be considered one of the world's great corporate headquarters.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    If you are honest with yourself and if you want to like what you see in the mirror, is you have to say what you really believe.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: believe 
     
    No place epitomizes the American experience and the American spirit more than New York City.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    I never liked anyone who didn't have a temper. If you don't have a temper, you don't have any passion.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: passion 
     
    What you've got to do is be honest. Say what you believe. Give it to them straight. Just don't wuss out.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: believe 
     
    Despite its potential, the federal government has restricted funding for creating new cell lines - putting the burden of any future research squarely on the shoulders of the private sector. Government's most basic responsibility, however, is the health and welfare of its people, so it has a duty to encourage appropriate scientific investigations that could possibly save the lives of millions.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    Every one of my positions cuts - out half the country. I'm pro-choice, I'm pro-gay rights, I'm pro-immigration, I'm against guns, I believe in Darwin.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: believe  right 
     
    I am heading straight in. I have earned my place in heaven. It's not even close.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: heaven 
     
    If you think of all the publicity about the terrible tragedy of Virginia Tech, we have a Virginia Tech in this country every day. It's just spread across 50 states.
    — Michael Bloomberg
    tags: tragedy 
     
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