„I like thinking big. I always have. To me it’s very simple: if you’re going to be thinking anyway, you might as well think big.“

As quoted in Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist (1995), by Roger Lowenstein, p. 77

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Warren Buffett18
amerikanischer Unternehmer und Investor 1930

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„Can I give them what they think they're going to get from me? That's always the big question.“

—  Julie Andrews British actress, singer, author, theatre director, and dancer 1935

Screen Stories (November 1970)

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„It's hard to keep things moving. And that's always a big trick. I think for me, the key is setting really big goals. And, you know, with YouTube, I think we've had tremendous leadership, both with the founders and now with Salar, who's been running it.“

—  Larry Page American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur 1973

Larry Page Q&A Zeitgeist Americas 2012 http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=4Mzlp6mIaC4#t=748s, at the annual Zeitgeist conference in Arizona. Published on October 16, 2012. Answering the question asked by Larry Aidem http://www.linkedin.com/pub/larry-aidem/42/229/6b7: "And I'm just curious what you do both at Google and also in the way you've managed the YouTube acquisition, which I think you could look at as one of the most successful examples of somebody buying something and not screwing it up. What's consciously done to keep that ethos, both at the Google level and then at YouTube?"

Larry Page Foto

„I think for me, the key is setting really big goals.“

—  Larry Page American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur 1973

Larry Page Q&A Zeitgeist Americas 2012 http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=4Mzlp6mIaC4#t=748s, at the annual Zeitgeist conference in Arizona. Published on October 16, 2012. Answering the question asked by Larry Aidem http://www.linkedin.com/pub/larry-aidem/42/229/6b7: "And I'm just curious what you do both at Google and also in the way you've managed the YouTube acquisition, which I think you could look at as one of the most successful examples of somebody buying something and not screwing it up. What's consciously done to keep that ethos, both at the Google level and then at YouTube?"
Kontext: It's hard to keep things moving. And that's always a big trick. I think for me, the key is setting really big goals. And, you know, with YouTube, I think we've had tremendous leadership, both with the founders and now with Salar, who's been running it.

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„I think that the big piece here is that it really allows us to partner. Yahoo! has always been a very friendly company.“

—  Marissa Mayer American business executive and engineer, former ceo of Yahoo! 1975

huffingtonpost.com http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/25/marissa-mayer-davos_n_2550753.html.

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„There is one very big difference between me and Boris, which is that I am foreign secretary and I have a very big job to do to try and get this deal over the line and that has to be my focus. I think that what matters is we have a cabinet that believes in Brexit.“

—  Jeremy Hunt British politician 1966

Brexit: Jeremy Hunt says 'absolute priority' to avoid European polls https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-47933511, BBC News, 15 April 2019
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„But, very well, I believe I know you very well,
Wish that you knew me too, very well,
And I think I can deal with everything going through your head.“

—  Stevie Wonder American musician 1950

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„People aren’t used to this in Kansas City. Get over it! It happens. It’s called life. You can’t think you’re too big that it’s not going to happen to you. It happens to everybody.“

—  Herm Edwards American football player, coach and analyst 1954

Edwards in a press conference after losing six consecutive games.
With Kansas City
Quelle: December 13, 2007, http://www.kcchiefs.com/news/2007/12/11/herm_edwards_press_conference__1211/, Kansas City Chiefs - Herm Edwards Press Conference - 12/11, 13 December 2007 http://web.archive.org/web/20071213163651/http://www.kcchiefs.com/news/2007/12/11/herm_edwards_press_conference__1211/,

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„If you’re going to set goals, it’s better for them to be big. If you write them down decisively, it’s easier to succeed. Indeed, my way of thinking is quite mathematical.“

—  Yuzuru Hanyu Japanese figure skater (1994-) 1994

Translation source: https://kaerb.tumblr.com/post/170346243034/if-youre-going-to-set-goals-its-better-for (user-translation) from 31 January 2018.
Annotation: This quote is excerpted from an interview filmed in Yokohama on 22 November 2009 after an official practice at Japanese Junior Nationals, aired 23 December 2009 in 2009全日本フィギュアスケートジュニア選手権大会 (2009 All Japan Figure Skating Junior Championships) by BS Fuji.
Page: 124.
Original: (ja) 目標を書くなら大きいほうがいい。具体的に書いたほうが達成しやすい。けっこう理数系です。

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„I think it would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor's finger.“

—  Andy Warhol, buch The Philosophy of Andy Warhol

Quelle: The Philosophy of Andy Warhol

„You get to the point in your life where everything isn't black and white and good and bad, and you try to do the right thing. Now, you might not like that. You might think me very cynical about that. Well f--- it; I don’t care what you think.“

—  Roy McDonald (politician) American politician 1947

Reported in Lucian McCarty, "Sen. Roy McDonald Comes to his decision on the same-sex marriage measure after careful consideration, remains firm in his support despite criticism", The Saratogian (June 2011).
This was on Senator McDonald's change of vote from a "no" in 2009 to a "yes" in 2011.

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„I still haven’t learned to deal with situations like that very well — but I don’t think you should, because then you’re accepting defeat. It’s good to be stubborn, to be hard on yourself.“

—  Jo Ankier British athlete and television personality 1982

On leading all the way through a race and being beaten at the finish.
Jewish Chronicle, 17 August 2007, p. 11-12: "The calendar girl who's going for gold"

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