Quotes of Acquiring

“ But Cisco has not grown through acquisitions. They've grown despite their acquisitions. The primary growth, as we saw in the quarter, was clearly from routers, which is Cisco's historical product. ”

- Paul Johnson

“ I have made mistakes, but I never made the mistake of claiming that I never made one. ”

- James Gordon Bennett

“ Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton

“ We're in the middle of a tax revolution, and this is evidence of that. ”

- Mary Adams

“ We expect strong growth to continue through acquisitions and tendering opportunities. ”

- Bob Davies

“ We have a track record of not disappointing the market's expectations... We expect strong growth to continue through acquisitions and tendering opportunities. ”

- Bob Davies

“ The financial sector is recovering nicely. Wall Street has been reporting record profits and doing lots of mergers and acquisitions, so they're certainly adding to the local economy. ”

- James Brown

“ Many an optimist has become rich by buying out a pessimist. ”

- Robert G. Allen

“ Creation is a better means of self-expression than possession. Iit is through creating, not possessing, that life is revealed. ”

- Vida D. Scudder

“ I have come to believe that a life enslaved to one Goal, no matter how noble, becomes a mechanism rather than an organism, a business plan rather than a biography, a tool rather than a gift. ”

- James Ogilvy

“ I have come to believe that giving and receiving are really the same. Giving and receiving — not giving and taking. ”

- Joyce Grenfell

“ Before buying anything, it is well to ask if one could do without it. ”

- Sir John Lubbock

“ Bit by bit... she had claimed herself. Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another. ”

- Toni Morrison

“ A woman is always buying something. ”

- Ovid

“ Certainly we would like to see the stock perform better,... I think it's up to management to do a better job of (achieving) consistent earnings and consistent improvement in earnings. ”

- Robert Palmer

“ We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody. ”

- R. Buckminster Fuller

“ Operating income, excluding recent acquisitions, grew four times faster than sales. ”

- William Mitchell

“ As part of our strategy going forward we are aggressively looking at alliances and joint ventures and acquisitions of biotech companies. ”

- Richard Clark

“ The acquisition climate appears to be slowly improving. ”

- David Rogers

“ The recommended strategy is to employ 'smart' buying practices to reduce acquisition and support costs, including software asset management, and increase the use of standards-compliant software,'. ”

- Tim Berners Lee

“ When we look at acquisitions, we really look at it as platform growth. ”

- John Barth

“ Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit. ”

- W. Somerset Maugham

“ Perhaps the single most important element in mastering the techniques and tactics of racing is experience. But once you have the fundamentals, acquiring the experience is a matter of time. ”

- Greg LeMond

“ Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons. ”

- R. Buckminster Fuller

“ The more severe the pain or illness, the more severe will be the necessary changes. These may involve breaking bad habits, or acquiring some new and better ones. ”

- Peter McWilliams

“ By avarice and selfishness, and a groveling habit as a robber. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Do something every day that you don't want to do. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain. ”

- Mark Twain

“ How could there be any question of acquiring or possessing, when the one thing needful for a man is to become — to be at last, and to die in the fullness of his being. ”

- Antoine de Saint Exupéry

“ It is not true that people are naturally equal for no two people can be together for even a half an hour without one acquiring an evident superiority over the other. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Money does not necessarily ruin a man. Many millionaire philanthropists learned true charity only after acquiring their millions. ”

- Unknown
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