"One would think that a biography of an economist would make almost as dull a read as a book on economics.
William C. Rempel faced significant challenges in writing a biography of Kirk Kerkorian, the obsessively private tycoon.
"there is fact-driven brilliance in Bloodsport’s pages."
“When you can laugh at ‘no’ and look at each setback as a source of instruction, then you’ll know you’ve become one of the lucky people destined to become Business Brilliant.”
“Over ten years of retail dominance . . . isn’t it worth considering what Apple is doing right?
“Ms. Corcoran is proof that sometimes the best business sense is simply common sense—and a little imagination and chutzpah can go a long way.”
“I have always preferred,” wrote the French 19th century author Anatole France, “the folly of passion to the wisdom of indifference.”