Mark Cuban Wiki
Mark Cuban quotes are mainly focused on business, but he does mention other aspects of life. He shares his ideas on politics, kids and TV use and more. His quotes reveal him to be someone who is not afraid to speak his mind. He is a well known part of The Shark Tank cast as an investor. Mark Cuban recently retired his number 24 for his team Dalla Mavericks in honor of Kobe Bryant.
Best Mark Cuban Quotes
“I can't say it enough that learning how to learn is one of the greatest skills anyone can have. It's why I advocate that everyone go to college.”
“Make sure you are the boss. I don't think I would encourage executives that work for me to blog. There can be only 1 public vision for an organization."
“I think that any reporter or columnist will be a little more careful when doing interviews with me."
“In these times of the 'Great Recession', we shouldn't be trying to shift the benefits of wealth behind some curtain. We should be celebrating and encouraging people to make as much money as they can. Profits equal tax money. While some people might find it distasteful to pay taxes, I don't. I find it patriotic.”
“I hate politics. It's slimy. Any job where people pander for votes, I don't like. The country has gotten so partisan that if you're not on my side, you're the enemy. The only thing I ever try to support is a third party, like Unity08. We need more parties and more choice.”
"I don't think there's any question that the UFL or any other league that wants to challenge the NFL can have an impact. The demand for professional football is off the charts."
“Wherever I see people doing something the way it's always been done, the way it's 'supposed' to be done, following the same old trends, well, that's just a big red flag to me to go look somewhere else."
“I'm not the type to pat myself on the back and all that, but somebody has to be lucky, right? When I got to Dallas, I was struggling - sleeping on the floor with six guys in a three-bedroom apartment. I used to drive around, look at the big houses, and imagine what it would be like to live there and use that as motivation."
“What I've learned in these 11 years is you just got to stay focused and believe in yourself and trust your own ability and judgment."
“In my opinion, right now there's way too much hype on the technologies and not enough attention to the real businesses behind them."
“I think one of the biggest curses in the U.S. is that we have only two political parties."
“When you've got 10,000 people trying to do the same thing, why would you want to be number 10,001?”
“The number-one job of the hedge-fund manager is not to make sure that you can retire with a smile on your face - it's for him to retire with a smile on his face."
“When I got to the Mavericks people were all giving me advice - change this, change that - and one thing that I didn't do was fire anybody."
“Because if you're prepared and you know what it takes, it's not a risk. You just have to figure out how to get there. There is always a way to get there."
“But we have to ask ourselves, what's the purpose of the stock market? It's supposed to be a source of capital for growing business. It's lost that purpose."
“Sweat equity is the most valuable equity there is. Know your business and industry better than anyone else in the world. Love what you do or don't do it."
“It is so much easier to be nice, to be respectful, to put yourself in your customers' shoes and try to understand how you might help them before they ask for help, than it is to try to mend a broken customer relationship."
“I don't care what anyone says. Being rich is a good thing."
"I still work hard to know my business. I'm continuously looking for ways to improve all my companies, and I'm always selling. Always."
“Money is a scoreboard where you can rank how you're doing against other people."
“If there was a template for success in sports, everyone would follow it. You do the best you can and trust the people you trust."
"I've learned the number one job of a pro manager is not to win championships but to keep their job."
“Being rich is a good thing. Not just in the obvious sense of benefitting you and your family, but in the broader sense. Profits are not a zero sum game. The more you make, the more of a financial impact you can have."