Find the best quotes by Michael Ovitz.
When I was at U.C.L.A., I worked my way through school as a tour guide at Universal Studios, and I came in contact with a…
When I get on a plane, I don’t want a laid-back pilot. I want a pilot who is a control freak, who is paying attention…
In student government in high school, I learned how to deal with people, and in college I studied Eastern philosophy. I’m also an avid team-sports…
I’ve always made my decisions based on two factors: intellectual analysis and my gut. And when they meet, that’s a go from me. That’s when…
All of us are probably three people. We’re probably the person that we think we are, and we’re probably the person that you or somebody…
The unknown is always interesting.
The Internet is the greatest thing that ever happened to the entertainment industry.
My whole life has been about risk and reward.
I’m not one to speak about myself. I like to speak about the people around me.
I’m interested in what’s new. I’m interested in change. I’m interested in a different game in life.
I have never run a public company. I spent my entire life working for a private company.
I believe sometimes I make some mistakes. And I don’t think they are life-threatening mistakes.
Hollywood is a small, familial place. Everyone does business with everybody else. The same complications occur in investment banking.
I learned my first lesson at the Walt Disney Company about not being able to trust my associates.
I must say that in my early years, I was incredibly aggressive. I was working as hard as I could to build a business, to…
The human condition is not perfect. We are not perfect specimens, any of us. We’re not robots.
Football is the No. 1 sport in America.
I’m not good at being static. I have to be climbing a mountain.
A lot of drive is innate, self-perpetuated, reinforced energy. As a kid, I could always sell anything I could get my hands on – from…
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