” Think of everything in Seattle – Microsoft, Amazon, Starbucks. Then you go down to Silicon Valley – Intel, Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter. What does New York produce? “


” At the end, the key thing is you’ve got to live with yourself. That’s the real test. Everything else is fleeting. “


” Commodity exchanges have a lot of advantages. One, you are helping transparency. Two, they are not political. It’s institutional building. It can survive any environment, in theory. “


” I am not that attached to material things. And the good thing is I can make choices. I have very few possessions. Luckily, as a man you don’t need much… a few papers, a couple of books, and a few shirts, jackets, sweaters. It fits in a little thing, in a paper bag, so it’s very easy. “


” I can drive. Let’s just say you don’t want to be in the passenger seat. “


” If you erased New York, I hate to say it, if you erased Frankfurt, even London, the world would not have changed. “


” If you have things and if you are a perfectionist, which I am, you have to really tend to them, and it takes energy away from other things. “


” This is a bit like big-game hunting. You look for companies of a certain size that deserve to be public. “



All 8 Nicolas Berggruen Quotes about You in picture


Think of everything in Seattle - Microsoft, Amazon, Starbucks. Then you go down to Silicon Valley - Intel, Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter. What does New York produce?
At the end, the key thing is you
Commodity exchanges have a lot of advantages. One, you are helping transparency. Two, they are not political. It
I am not that attached to material things. And the good thing is I can make choices. I have very few possessions. Luckily, as a man you don
I can drive. Let
If you erased New York, I hate to say it, if you erased Frankfurt, even London, the world would not have changed.
If you have things and if you are a perfectionist, which I am, you have to really tend to them, and it takes energy away from other things.
This is a bit like big-game hunting. You look for companies of a certain size that deserve to be public.

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