Find the best quotes by Simon Cowell.
What I would argue in my defence is that shows like ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and ‘The X Factor’ have actually got people more interested in…
Sometimes when you have a record out, you think you’re going to go in at No. 1 but you go in at No. 8. So…
If I go into a relationship with an artist, which at most is going to last five years, we have a 100-page contract covering every…
I’m going to give all my money away, eventually. I don’t believe in all this hand-down stuff. Even if I had kids, I don’t think…
I love TV. I love being behind the scenes on a TV show but there’s something about, I don’t know there’s something very special when…
I don’t want to tell a 15 or 14 year old what they should be doing. I want them to tell me. And that’s what…
I am quite miserable because I’m never satisfied with what I’ve got. You’re always looking for that next high, and that is what I would…
Have I got a black book? Yes, it’s called a mobile phone. I do get offers. There is no shortage of people if you want…
I love producing shows. And so when you’re on a show where other people are making decisions you don’t necessarily agree with it, after a…
I like to know why a video has suddenly gone viral, why a song has broken, why a TV show is suddenly rating out of…
I don’t have sophisticated tastes. I have average tastes. If you looked in my collection of DVDs, you’d see ‘Jaws’ and ‘Star Wars.’ In the…
I could just sit back and get someone to spin my achievements, I suppose, but when I see others do it, I always think, ‘Why…
Everyone who turns up on ‘X Factor’ does it because a door has been closed to them at some time in their lives, and this…
I think America is a hard nut to crack. But once you get a toehold, it’s a great place for an entrepreneur because people are…
You don’t go into anything contemplating failure, because if you did, you wouldn’t make it.
When someone asks, ‘Does success make you into a monster?’ I always say, ‘No, it enables you to be a monster.’
When I look at it now, the whole punk thing is sort of comedy in a weird way.
There was nothing I could – and wanted to – learn in school. It was just a complete waste of my time.
There’s no need for me to get married. I live with someone; we’re happy; end of story.
The young people working for me are ambitious and hard-working. That work ethic has always been a trait of the British.
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