Quotes of Chairman

“ The relationship of the toastmaster to the speaker should be the same as that of the fan to the fan dancer. It should call attention to the subject without making any particular effort to cover it. ”

- Adlai E. Stevenson

“ There is only one boss - the Customer. And he can fire anybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else. ”

- Sam Walton

“ My God, Mr. Chairman, at this moment I stand astonished at my own moderation! ”

- Robert Clive

“ The ideal committee is one with me as the chairman, and two other members in bed with the flu. ”

- Lord Milverton

“ There is only one boss — the customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else. ”

- Sam Walton

“ Football hooligans - well, there are 92 club chairmen for a start. ”

- Brian Clough

“ If a chairman sacks the manager he initially appointed, he should go as well. ”

- Brian Clough

“ I became chairman of the inmates committee. Got into a lot of trouble. Was accused of fomenting a riot. Was accused of plotting to kill the warden. ”

- Clifford Irving

“ I did not do such a great job restraining myself. But if Howard can do better than me and restrain himself, I think he's going to do the other roles of a chairman extraordinarily well. ”

- Edward G. Rendell

“ The relationship of the toastmaster to the speaker should be the same as that of the fan to the fan dancer. It should call attention to the subject without making any particular effort to cover it. ”

- Adlai Stevenson
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