American Businessman Carl Icahn Quotes & Sayings

American Businessman Carl Icahn Quotes & Sayings

Best collection of quotes by majority shareholder of Icahn Enterprises and famous business magnate Carl Icahn.

Carl Icahn Quotes on Life & Business

  • You learn in this business.. If you want a friend, get a dog.
  • Don’t go in and tell somebody else how to run their business.
  • I enjoy the hunt much more than the ‘good life’ after the victory.

Carl Icahn Popular Quotes

  • A lot of people died fighting tyranny. The least I can do is vote against it.
  • I like winning. There’s also a certain joy in it. I feel fulfilled by it.
  • I have to look out for the shareholder’s interests, and I’m the largest shareholder.
  • When most investors, including the pros, all agree on something, they’re usually wrong.

Carl Icahn Quotes on Money

  • I’m no robin hood, I enjoy making the money.
  • Some people get rich studying artificial intelligence. Me, I make money studying natural stupidity.

Carl Icahn Quotes on Company

  • With some exceptions, the wrong people are running U.S. companies. It’s been that way for years, and it hasn’t gotten much better.
  • The CEO is, by far, the most important decision for a company… The company is going to rise and fall with the CEO.
  • A great company in the media business needs visionary leaders, not a conglomerate structure headquartered in Columbus Circle that second guesses.

Carl Icahn Famous Quotes

  • My wife watches me like a hawk.
  • Yellen’s comments suggest, and I agree, that we are in an asset bubble.
  • Anyone that makes me a quarter of a billion dollars, I like.
  • Im a cynic about corporate democracy and boards.
  • I believe there are and will be major opportunities to enhance Time Warner’s value in future combinations.
  • Don’t confuse luck with skill when judging others, and especially when judging yourself.
  • Everything I have is for sale, except for my kids and possibly my wife.
  • I can tell you how bad our boards are… I don’t have to watch Saturday Night Live anymore; I just go to the board meetings.
  • We have bloated bureaucracies in Corporate America. The root of the problem is the absence of real corporate democracy.