American Real estate Developer Stephen Ross Quotes

Famous quotes by chairman and majority owner of The Related Companies Stephen M. Ross and his recent $350 million contribution to Johns Hopkins University increased his lifetime total to $1.1 billion.

Stephen Ross quotes

  • There are those who work all day. Those who dream all day. And those who spend an hour dreaming before setting to work to fulfill those dreams. Go into the third category because there’s virtually no competition.
  • Quality, service, cleanliness, and value.
  • You can’t operate a company by fear, because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism. And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing..
  • The city’s contradictions and frailties drive me to the church. The church, in turn, binds my wounds and soothes my troubled heart, and sends me right back out into the city again.
  • The best songs are stories, and the best singers storytellers. Great singers can make you care about what they’re feeling. You have a sense of knowing them.
  • The highest thing people can say about an artist is, ‘You know, I felt he or she was singing right to me.’ If you’ve got the goods, and you’re honest, that’s where the thrill comes in, because of the urgency of the people really feeling what they feel. It’s right there.
  • Transcending mind-made limitations doesn’t mean you stop being yourself. On the contrary, you become more yourself than ever before.
  • Without love, without humor, yoga is just a lot of hard work.
  • It’s still relatively rare to have an epidemiologist at a zoo.
  • Sports is the common denominator in the world that brings everyone together. If there’s any one place in the world where there is equality, it is probably sports. That was something that didn’t always exist. We’ve come a long way in sports. Why can’t society use sports as a way to bring people together and create change?
  • As a developer, it’s a great feeling knowing you have made an impact. There’s also a lot of responsibility that goes with that: you have to really put the city’s needs first. It’s not all about making money.