Quotes to Remember

ADAM SMITH – FATHER OF MODERN ECONOMICS — FATHER OF CAPITALISM – SAID:

“It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion.”

I wonder why he said that. I guess he didn’t know about the “trickle down” effect.

The Robin Report - EinsteinIS THIS WHAT ALBERT EINSTEIN THOUGHT OF HIS THEORY OF RELATIVITY?

“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.”

So why do consultants work to make that which is simple, more complex?

FROM GALILEO

“In matters of science, a thousand proclamations by so-called experts are outweighed by the humble reasoning of a single individual.”I guess that’s why Donald Trump is no scientist.

GOOD ADVICE FROM NOBEL PRIZE WINNING PHYSICIST RICHARD FEYNMAN

“You must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool.”You can say that again.

SOME OF MURPHY’S LAWS

  • A short-cut is the longest distance between two points.
  • The race is not always to the swiftest, nor the battle to the strongest, but that is the way to bet.
  • There is never time to do it right, but always time to do it over.
  • All great discoveries are made by mistake.
Robin Lewis About Robin Lewis

Robin Lewis has over forty years of strategic operating and consulting experience in the retail and related consumer products industries. He has held executive positions at DuPont, VF Corporation, Women’s Wear Daily (WWD), and Goldman Sachs, among others, and has consulted for dozens of retail, consumer products and other companies. In addition to his role as CEO and Editorial Director of The Robin Report, he is a professor at the Graduate School of Professional Studies at The Fashion Institute of Technology.