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A list of Howard Hughes quotes. Here are the best quotes by Howard Hughes on various subjects. These novelist Howard Hughes quotations cover the several decades of his career, and include famous quotes from his novels, short stories, and speeches. These memorable quotations have become part of the collective conscience of Howard Hughes's contemporaries and will be remembered for generations.
Howard Hughes was an American business magnate, investor, aviator, aerospace engineer, film maker and philanthropist. He was one of the wealthiest people in the world. As a maverick film producer, Hughes gained prominence in Hollywood from the late '20s, making big-budget and often controversial films like The Racket, Hell's Angels, Scarface (not to be confused with the De Palma film) and The Outlaw. Hughes was one of the most influential aviators in history. He purchased Trans World Airlines (TWA) and turned it into an internationally recognized name.
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I'm not a paranoid derranged millionaire. Goddamit, I'm a billionaire.
Sometimes I truly fear that I... am losing my mind. And if I did it... it would be like flying blind.
Never make a decision. Let someone else make it and then if it turns out to be the wrong one, you can disclaim it, and if it is the right one you can abide by it.
Once you consent to some concession, you can never cancel it and put things back the way they are.
Money is the easiest way to buy our way out of this. That is if Black Thursday left me with any cash at all.
Every man has his price, or a guy like me couldn`t exist.
His ears made him look like a taxicab with both doors open.
God took away my parents, but I’ve saddled myself with another burden.
The human brain is still undergoing rapid adaptive evolution.
Wash four distinct and separate times, using lots of lather each time from individual bars of soap.
Because I don't remember any script I ever saw in Hollywood as wild or imagination-stretching as this autobiography yarn has turned out to be.
Play off everyone against each other so that you have more avenues of action open to you.
This is not the sum total of what the academy will cover. This is a principle.
There is no airplane in the world that I know of that is as big dimensionally and what we truthfully call bigness.
We were working in a complete vacuum as to information based upon prior performance and prior design.
I intend to be the greatest golfer in the world, the finest film producer in Hollywood, the greatest pilot in the world, and the richest man in the world.
The door to the cabinet is to be opened using a minimum of 15 Kleenexes.
I wanted to see New York so I tried to see how fast I could do it in.
‘Dates’ are for business purposes only.
For the first time in my life I felt like a man in my own right – not a boy living in my father’s shadow.