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Donald Trump
(1946-____) born on
Jun 14
US businessman. He is one of Manhattan's most grandiose builders and billionaires.
         
   
F
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.

R
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper.
A
Sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
N
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
K
When I build something for somebody, I always add $50 million or $60 million onto the price. My guys come in, they say it's going to cost $75 million. I say it's going to cost $125 million, and I build it for $100 million. Basically, I did a lousy job. B
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: In "Quotable Business," ed. Louis E. Boone, 1992.
A: "Trump: The Art of the Deal," ch. 1, 1987; written with Tony Schwartz.
N: In "The Executives Quotation Book," ed. by James Charlton, 1993.
K: To 1984 meeting of US Football League owners; in NY "Times," 1 Jul 86
   


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