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38 Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud Quotes (INVESTOR)

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“Those people behind the mosque have to respect, have to appreciate and have to defer to the people of New York. The wound is still there. Just because the wound is healing you can’t say, ‘Let’s just go back to where we were pre-9/11.”

Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud
Nowadays, anyone who cannot speak English and is incapable of using the Internet is regarded as backward.
Nowadays, anyone who cannot speak English and is incapable of using the Internet is regarded as backward.
If I'm going to do something, I do it spectacularly or I don't do it at all.
If I’m going to do something, I do it spectacularly or I don’t do it at all.
I will always serve my country in any capacity, but I'm very happy with what I'm doing right now.
I will always serve my country in any capacity, but I’m very happy with what I’m doing right now.
The legacy of Steve Jobs and the strength of Steve Jobs is that he established a company that's clearly firing on all cylinders and clicking very well.
The legacy of Steve Jobs and the strength of Steve Jobs is that he established a company that’s clearly firing on all cylinders and clicking very well.

“One of my biggest personal holdings is Rotana. That company has a very dominant force in the Middle East. It has around 45% of all the movie industry and around 75% of all the music.”

Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud
But each country has to advance and move at its own speed.
But each country has to advance and move at its own speed.
Ethics to me is very important.
Ethics to me is very important.
I'm not panicking, and I'm not scared, I've been through the Gulf War, the Asia crisis, and the Russian crisis.
I’m not panicking, and I’m not scared, I’ve been through the Gulf War, the Asia crisis, and the Russian crisis.
Our Palestinian brethren continue to be slaughtered at the hands of Israelis while the world turns the other cheek.
Our Palestinian brethren continue to be slaughtered at the hands of Israelis while the world turns the other cheek.

7 Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud Quotes To Ponder

“Well, you know, News Corp is the only real media global – that has a global presence that’s involved in TV production, in movies, in publishing, in newspapers, digital media, et cetera. So for a company like that to function, clearly it does not depend only on Rupert Murdoch or James Murdoch.”

Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud
Clearly, as a CEO, you have other functions that are managed by other people.
Clearly, as a CEO, you have other functions that are managed by other people.

“Well, clearly Apple is a role model of the American innovation whereby it produced all these products – iPod, iPhone, iPad – that are really now dominating all the technology arena in the world.”

Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud
It is very clear that the Republicans do not want to raise taxes.
It is very clear that the Republicans do not want to raise taxes.

“Most governments are pragmatic, most people are logical. There are pockets of extremism in Israel, in the U.S. and in the Muslim world. But we have to fight them with reason, with logic and with compassion.”

Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud
The lesson is that, No. 1, this management has to be at the highest class possible. No. 2, they have to have a succession plan.
The lesson is that, No. 1, this management has to be at the highest class possible. No. 2, they have to have a succession plan.
You cannot play with fire.
You cannot play with fire.

9 Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud Quotes on Saudi Arabia

“Saudi Arabia has stability. The social contract and the political contract between the king and the rulers and the royal family and the ruled people in Saudi Arabia is very strong and the bondage is so solid.”

Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud
You know, Saudi Arabia has a lot of poverty also. Regardless about what you hear about the viceroy and people being rich, et cetera.
You know, Saudi Arabia has a lot of poverty also. Regardless about what you hear about the viceroy and people being rich, et cetera.
Well, it's very clear that the Arab population is rising because they'd like to have a say in the running of their affairs, running of their government, and this is very legitimate.
Well, it’s very clear that the Arab population is rising because they’d like to have a say in the running of their affairs, running of their government, and this is very legitimate.
My own center, my Kingdom Center, which is the highest priced tower in Saudi Arabia, was vacated twice because of terrorist attacks, terrorist threats.
My own center, my Kingdom Center, which is the highest priced tower in Saudi Arabia, was vacated twice because of terrorist attacks, terrorist threats.
The issue of Palestine has been there since more than 60 years. But more important since 1967 when the war was, ended in the defeat of some Arab countries.
The issue of Palestine has been there since more than 60 years. But more important since 1967 when the war was, ended in the defeat of some Arab countries.
Some countries, like Saudi Arabia, where the population growth is very high, whereby you don't have the mortgage low yet. Still the demand outstrips supply by much.
Some countries, like Saudi Arabia, where the population growth is very high, whereby you don’t have the mortgage low yet. Still the demand outstrips supply by much.
I'm telling you, you can't compare Saudi Arabia to other countries.
I’m telling you, you can’t compare Saudi Arabia to other countries.
In Riyadh, there's going to be a huge project that will house at least 12,000 units with inhabitants of approximately 150,000 people. It's like a city within a city.
In Riyadh, there’s going to be a huge project that will house at least 12,000 units with inhabitants of approximately 150,000 people. It’s like a city within a city.
You know, in Saudi Arabia, there is a body of 40 people - 34 people exactly, that once the succession comes, they will meet and they will elect a king in there.
You know, in Saudi Arabia, there is a body of 40 people – 34 people exactly, that once the succession comes, they will meet and they will elect a king in there.

2 Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud Quotes on Investments

My wheels are running. My investments are local, regional and international.
My wheels are running. My investments are local, regional and international.
We're getting hurt, but I'm a long-term investor.
We’re getting hurt, but I’m a long-term investor.

2 Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud Quotes on Companies

“So, if you look at what’s common among some of the companies I have, including the Four Seasons, NewsCorp, George V, the Plaza, these are all irreplaceable brands in their own fields.”

Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud
No company should depend on one person no matter how that person is smart or genius, whether it's Apple or News Corp, or Citibank or any other company in the world.
No company should depend on one person no matter how that person is smart or genius, whether it’s Apple or News Corp, or Citibank or any other company in the world.

2 Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud Quotes on King Abdullah

“Actually, King Abdullah, under his supervision and guidance, has established a dialogue in Saudi Arabia whereby all the population, whether Shiite or Sunnis from north, south, west or east, they can get together and exchange their views.”

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King Abdullah is a reformer.
King Abdullah is a reformer.

4 Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud Quotes on United States

“If the United States has to accept the U.N. resolutions, we have to generalize it across the board. We can’t just pick and choose where we impose and accept the U.N. resolution and don’t accept them. U.N. Resolution 242 is very clear and states very clearly that Israel has to go back to the borders of the pre-war of 1967.”

Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud
I own almost 100 hotels in North America. Some of them are only in management, but some of them we have some small stakes in them.
I own almost 100 hotels in North America. Some of them are only in management, but some of them we have some small stakes in them.
I definitely believe that the so-called American decline is greatly exaggerated.
I definitely believe that the so-called American decline is greatly exaggerated.
I believe the government of the United States should re-examine its policies in the Middle East and adopt a more balanced stance toward the Palestinian cause.
I believe the government of the United States should re-examine its policies in the Middle East and adopt a more balanced stance toward the Palestinian cause.

2 Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud Quotes About Twitter

The potential for Twitter is spectacular and great.
The potential for Twitter is spectacular and great.
I believe Twitter, right now, is just finishing the venture capital phase, getting into a maturity level.
I believe Twitter, right now, is just finishing the venture capital phase, getting into a maturity level.

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