Famous Michael Bloomberg Quotes

The next day after I got fired, literally the next day, I started a new company.


And because no matter who you are, if you believe in yourself and your dream, New York will always be the place for you.


If you can’t prove it’s not true then a certain number of people will glom on and say it is true.


Life is too short to spend your time avoiding failure,


No place epitomizes the American experience and the American spirit more than New York City.


And because no matter who you are, if you believe in yourself and your dream, New York will always be the place for you.


Don’t be afraid to assert yourself, have confidence in your abilities and don’t let the bastards get you down.


We need people from all around the world. We need entrepreneurs, we need students that we’re educating in our schools that we then throw out and we should make sure they can stay here. If we don’t have the new flux of immigrants, nobody’s going to create the jobs for the Americans who are currently out of work.


Progress is not inevitable. It’s up to us to create it.


This is the city of dreamers and time and again it’s the place where the greatest dream of all, the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.


Life is too short to spend your time avoiding failure.


I am what I am and, you know, I’m a very lucky guy.


I’ve got the greatest job in the world. There’s no other job in government where cause and effect is so tightly coupled where you can make a difference every day in so many different ways and in so many different people’s lives. It’s a great challenge.


Taxes are not good things, but if you want services, somebody’s got to pay for them so they’re a necessary evil.


I think if you look at people, whether in business or government, who haven’t had any moral compass, who’ve just changed to say whatever they thought the popular thing was, in the end they’re losers.


Most people won’t have opportunity to do full-time service, but those lucky enough to have monetary wealth or some spare time really can make an enormous difference. As someone who’s now in the public sector, and is seeing up-close-and-personal the real impact of what we do and what we give, I can tell you: every dollar and every volunteer help, in more ways than you can count.


I like the theater, dining and chasing women. Let me put it this way: I am a single, straight billionaire in Manhattan. It’s like a wet dream.


Throughout our history each and every generation has expanded upon the freedoms won by their parents and grandparents. Each and every generation has removed some of the barriers to full participation in the American dream. And the next great barrier standing before our generation is the prohibition on marriage for same-sex couples


Others may doubt us. They may criticize us. They may try to deny us what is rightfully ours. But they will fail. And I promise you, as long as I am mayor, I will never back away from fighting any opponent – or confronting any obstacle – that would prevent our people from achieving all of their dreams in Our New York.


This is the city of dreamers and time and again it’s the place where the greatest dream of all, the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.