Phil Knight - Quotes

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There is an immutable conflict at work in life and in business, a constant battle between peace and chaos. Neither can be mastered, but both can be influenced. How you go about that is the key to success.

There is an immutable conflict at work in life and in business, a constant battle between peace and chaos. Neither can be mastered, but both can be influenced. How you go about that is the key to success.

We wanted Nike to be the world's best sports and fitness company. Once you say that, you have a focus. You don't end up making wing tips or sponsoring the next Rolling Stones world tour.

We wanted Nike to be the world's best sports and fitness company. Once you say that, you have a focus. You don't end up making wing tips or sponsoring the next Rolling Stones world tour.

The trouble in America is not that we are making too many mistakes, but that we are making too few. ---->>>

You can't explain much in 60 seconds, but when you show Michael Jordan, you don't have to. It's that simple. ---->>>

Sports is like rock 'n' roll. Both are dominant cultural forces, both speak an international language, and both are all about emotions. ---->>>

I don't consider myself enigmatic, but I don't spend a lot of time thinking about my public persona. ---->>>

I still get real nervous when I go in front of more than two people. ---->>>

I'm Phil Knight, and I don't believe in advertising. ---->>>

At first, we couldn't be establishment, because we didn't have any money. We were guerrilla marketers, and we still are, a little bit. But, as we became No. 1 in our industry, we've had to modify our culture and become a bit more planned.

At first, we couldn't be establishment, because we didn't have any money. We were guerrilla marketers, and we still are, a little bit. But, as we became No. 1 in our industry, we've had to modify our culture and become a bit more planned.

We could see that he was a charismatic guy who jumps over the moon and is very competitive, but nobody could have predicted what he would become to our culture. ---->>>

Up until the time I was 14 years old, I was sure that I was going to be a big-league baseball player. But that dream came to a rude awakening when I got cut from my high school baseball team. ---->>>

Meeting sports athletes that are the best in the world is a thrill to this day. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 02-24, 1938
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, U.S.
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Occupation: Businessman

Philip Hampson "Phil" Knight (born February 24, 1938) is an American business magnate and philanthropist. A native of Oregon, he is the co-founder and chairman emeritus of Nike, Inc., and previously served as chairman and CEO of the company. In November 2015, Forbes named Knight the 15th richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$28 (wikipedia)