” I’m not feeling undertaxed. Tax reform is an important issue. You have to have an inherent sense of fairness. “


” Every year, I speak to our new associates and give them this advice, although in my own words. ‘This isn’t like school,’ I tell them, ‘where you want to get your hand in the air and give an answer quickly. The only grade here is 100. Deadlines are important, but at Blackstone you can always get help in meeting them. “


” In life, you’ll often find that having influence and providing sound advice is a good thing, even if it attracts criticism or requires some sacrifice. “


” When you lose control of risk at a financial institution, you do a variety of unfortunate credit extensions or purchases – and all of a sudden, you’ve blown up your business. “


” What I’ve found in being around political people is they’re willing to negotiate their ideology somewhere around 5 percent. They believe that’s really stepping out. And it’s really hard to do business when you only move 5 percent from your ideology. “



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