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A certificate of live birth is not the same thing by any stretch of the imagination as a birth certificate.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
A lot of people feel very good about Mitt Romney and I think he's going to do a great job.
All of the women on The Apprentice flirted with me - consciously or unconsciously. That's to be expected.
Anyone who thinks my story is anywhere near over is sadly mistaken.
As long as your going to be thinking anyway, think big.
But I believe in fair trade, and I will tell you, I have many, many friends heading up corporations, and people that do just business in China, they say it's virtually impossible. It's very, very hard to come into China. And yet, we welcome them with open arms.
China gets their oil from Libya. Why isn't China involved? They're going out spending billions of dollars a day on trying to take over the world economically. And we're spending billions and billions and billions of dollars on policing the world. Why isn't China involved with Libya? That - we don't get oil from Libya, China does.
Do you mind if I sit back a little? Because your breath is very bad.
Every time you walk down the street people are screaming, 'You're fired!'
Everything in life is luck.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
Getting things done in this country, if you want to build something, if you want to start a company, it's getting to be virtually impossible with all of the bureaucracy and all of the approvals.
I could never have imagined that firing 67 people on national television would actually make me more popular, especially with the younger generation.
I do have my ducks in line if I want to do it, but I'd love to see the Republicans pick somebody that was going to win and take over this country and frankly, to use the expression, 'Make America great again.'
I don't make deals for the money. I've got enough, much more than I'll ever need. I do it to do it.
I feel a lot of people listen to what I have to say.
I have made the tough decisions, always with an eye toward the bottom line. Perhaps it's time America was run like a business.
I like thinking big. If you're going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.
I mean, there's no arguing. There is no anything. There is no beating around the bush. "You're fired" is a very strong term.
I saw a report yesterday. There's so much oil, all over the world, they don't know where to dump it. And Saudi Arabia says, 'Oh, there's too much oil.' They - they came back yesterday. Did you see the report? They want to reduce oil production. Do you think they're our friends? They're not our friends.
I support health care for people. I want people well taken care of. But I also want health care that we can afford as a country. I have people and friends closing down their businesses because of Obamacare.
I think George Will is somebody that said recently that the Republicans will not lose, as a Republican, that the Republicans will not win the election. I think it was a terrible statement.
I think Les Moonves is the most highly overrated person in television.
I think Ronald Reagan was one of the great presidents, period, not just recently. I thought he had the demeanor. I thought he had the bearing. I thought he had the thought process.
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.
I was a great student at a great school, Wharton School of Finance.
I wasn't satisfied just to earn a good living. I was looking to make a statement.
I'm a bit of a P. T. Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
I'm the No. 1 developer in New York, I'm the biggest in Atlantic City, and maybe we'll keep it that way.
If you look - look at - I mean, look at what's going on with your gasoline prices. They're going to go to $5, $6, $7 and we don't have anybody in Washington that calls OPEC and says, 'Fellas, it's time. It's over. You're not going to do it anymore.'
If you're going to be thinking, you may as well think big.
If you're interested in 'balancing' work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable.
In the end, you're measured not by how much you undertake but by what you finally accomplish.
It's a great thing when you can show that you've been successful and that you've made a lot of money and that you've employed a lot of people.
It's always good to be underestimated.
It's not like I'm anti-China. I just think it's ridiculous that we allow them to do what they're doing to this country, with the manipulation of the currency, that you write about and understand, and all of the other things that they do.
It's tangible, it's solid, it's beautiful. It's artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate.
Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain about what he wants and sets out to get it, no holds barred. Women find his power almost as much of a turn-on as his money.
Mitt - what I speak to Mitt Romney about is jobs. What I speak to Mitt Romney about is China, because he's got a great view on China and how they're trying to destroy our country by taking our jobs and making our product and manipulating their currency, so that it makes it almost impossible for our companies to compete.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
My big focus is China and OPEC and all of these countries that are just absolutely destroying the United States.
Obama and his attack dogs have nothing but hate and anger in their hearts and spew it whenever possible.
Obama does not like the issue of where he was born.
Obama has no solutions. Obama has failed the country and its great citizens, and they don't like it when somebody such as myself speaks the truth about this - it hurts too much.
One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
People might not think that, but the Republicans have all of the cards. And this is the time to get rid of Obamacare. This is the time to make the great deal.
So Bush certainly wasn't the greatest, and Obama has not done the job. And he's created a lot of disincentive. He's created a lot of great dissatisfaction. Regulations and regulatory is going through the roof. It's almost impossible to get anything done in the country.
So we really need jobs now. We have to take jobs away from other countries because other countries are taking our jobs. There is practically not a country that does business with the United States that isn't making - let's call it a very big profit. I mean China is going to make $300 billion on us at least this year.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
That's one of the nice things. I mean, part of the beauty of me is that I'm very rich. So if I need $600 million, I can put $600 million myself. That's a huge advantage. I must tell you, that's a huge advantage over the other candidates.
The 1990's sure aren't like the 1980's.
The Arab League tells us to go in and take out Qaddafi. We've spent billions of dollars already with respect to the Arab League. Billions of dollars, because they told us to do it. Why aren't they paying for it? They don't like Qaddafi, Qaddafi's been a terrible thorn in their side.
The debt limits have to come down. The whole world of debt has to be changed as far as this country is concerned. We have to create jobs and we have to create them rapidly because if we don't things are just going to head in a direction that's going to be almost impossible to recover from.
The first thing the secretary types is the boss.
The Obama representatives like Robert Gibbs attack people viciously, but people like me will not be silent and will answer them back.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Today, and I'm very strongly against tax increases.
We need a great president.
Well, I am a Republican, and I would run as a Republican. And I have a lot of confidence in the Republican Party. I don't have a lot of confidence in the president. I think what's happening to this country is unbelievably bad. We're no longer a respected country.
Well, real estate is always good, as far as I'm concerned.
Well, yes, I've fired a lot of people. Generally I like other people to fire, because it's always a lousy task. But I have fired many people.
What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.
When somebody challenges you, fight back. Be brutal, be tough.
With out passion you don't have energy, with out energy you have nothing.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big?
You know the funny thing, I don't get along with rich people. I get along with the middle class and the poor people better than I get along with the rich people.
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Born: June 14, 1946
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