Before marriage, many couples are very much like people rushing to catch an airplane; once aboard, they turn into passengers. They just sit there.
I have never been given to envy - save for the envy I feel toward those people who have the ability to make a marriage work and endure happily.
In Japan, I was immensely impressed by the politeness, industrious nature and conscientiousness of the Japanese people.
I was 37 when my father died-and I no longer had any freedom of choice over what I would do with the rest of my life.
My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw, the more of it I wanted to see.
The beauty one can find in art is one of the pitifully few real and lasting products of human endeavor.
Governments, of course, can - and do - soak the rich.
A hatred of failure has always been part of my nature.
Whether we like it or not, men and women are not the same in nature, temperament, emotions and emotional responses.
A marriage contract to me is as binding as any in business, and I have always believed in sticking to an agreement.
During the 1950s, Aristotle Onassis and I formed what grew to be a close friendship and association in several business ventures.
What I learned at Oxford has been used to great advantage throughout my business career.
Rhetoric and dialectics can't change what I have learned from observation and experience.
You cannot further the Brotherhood of Man by encouraging class hatred.
How does one measure the success of a museum?