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The best advice I ever got came from my mother, Estee Lauder: She believed that if you had something good to say, you should put…
A visionary is someone who can see the future, or thinks he sees the future. In my case, I use it and it comes out…
Every morning, I eat one fat-free yogurt with a sliced peach when peaches are in season, and one thin slice of whole-wheat bread. The same…
You can’t separate a house from a family. It’s a living, breathing home.
Power is winning the battle over who owns the customer: the brand or the retailer.
One person really can make a difference.
I’m not a builder of buildings, I’m a builder of collections.
No one stopped buying I.B.M. because Tom Watson wasn’t there, but they stopped buying Elizabeth Arden because she wasn’t there.
I think a cosmetics company should be headed by a woman.
I love that works of art are printed so that anyone can buy them. The variety of what they put on little postcards astounds me.
To be a great leader, you firstly have to like people. If you don’t like people, at the end of the day they will figure…
I don’t think there’s anything wrong with being paternalistic as a company.
I happen to like Precisionism. It talks to me because I collect Cubism.
I’d rather be a big fish in a specialized pond than a little, little fish in a more generalized big pond.
My mother always used to say when picking up a product, ‘Would you give this to the Duchess of Windsor?’ Well, that’s lovely. But the…
If tomorrow all of America were to become paternalistic, we would beat the Japanese every day of the week. I think that the concept of…
You are only as successful as the people who work for you want you to be.
If I don’t learn something every single day, it’s a wasted day.
I love rumors. It gives me something to think about and enjoy.
When you live in the shadow of a big tree, you have to run twice as fast to get into the sunlight.
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