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43 Alan Sugar Quotes That Spur You Not To Settle For The Average

Famous As: British Business Magnate and Founder of Consumer Electronics Company 'Amstrad'
Born On: March 24, 1947
Born In: London Borough of Hackney
Age: 75 Years
Alan Sugar is a famous British business magnate, political adviser, media personality, and politician. He became a billionaire in 2015 as per the ‘Sunday Times Rich List.' In 2016, he was ranked as the 95th richest person in the UK. He has also been a part of BBC TV series titled ‘The Apprentice,’ which has annually been aired since 2005. Though he remains proud of his Jewish heritage, yet Sugar is an atheist. In 2000 New Year Honours, he was knighted ‘for services to the Home Computer and Electronic Industry’. Here is a collection of famous quotes and sayings by Alan Sugar who started from humble beginnings and stands today as a business tycoon. Read through the quotes and thoughts by Alan Sugar that will incite you to work religiously towards fulfilling your dreams.
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I know you're Belgian, that's where those waffles come from

I know you're Belgian, that's where those waffles come from

Alan Sugar
Regrettably, all the people I know in Florida don't know about anything outside their great country. Plus they expect everyone to understand what they're talking about

Regrettably, all the people I know in Florida don't know about anything outside their great country. Plus they expect everyone to understand what they're talking about

Alan Sugar
I don't make enemies, it's just I'm not afraid to speak my mind, which can sometimes mean people don't like what I am saying.

I don't make enemies, it's just I'm not afraid to speak my mind, which can sometimes mean people don't like what I am saying.

Alan Sugar
Once you decide to work for yourself, you never go back to work for somebody else.

Once you decide to work for yourself, you never go back to work for somebody else.

Alan Sugar
We're interested in the mass-merchandising of anything. If there was a market in mass-produced portable nuclear weapons, we'd market them too

We're interested in the mass-merchandising of anything. If there was a market in mass-produced portable nuclear weapons, we'd market them too

Alan Sugar
In America, everybody thinks they're an entrepreneur. That's the problem. It's not a title that anybody should call oneself.

In America, everybody thinks they're an entrepreneur. That's the problem. It's not a title that anybody should call oneself.

Alan Sugar
I've just got an exceptional memory, if I say so myself.

I've just got an exceptional memory, if I say so myself.

Alan Sugar
I get angry when people bring derisory actions against me.

I get angry when people bring derisory actions against me.

Alan Sugar
It is torment to be segregated out because of some bit of clothing that you're wearing.

It is torment to be segregated out because of some bit of clothing that you're wearing.

Alan Sugar
If you lock me in the room with a piano teacher for a year I might be able to knock out a rendition of 'Roll Out The Barrel,' but will I ever be a concert pianist? No.

If you lock me in the room with a piano teacher for a year I might be able to knock out a rendition of 'Roll Out The Barrel,' but will I ever be a concert pianist? No.

Alan Sugar
Look, I'm a member of the House of Lords and I'm the first to admit that I don't understand how one gets new laws through.

Look, I'm a member of the House of Lords and I'm the first to admit that I don't understand how one gets new laws through.

Alan Sugar
There's too much of a culture that exists out there, what I call an expectancy culture, of things being provided.

There's too much of a culture that exists out there, what I call an expectancy culture, of things being provided.

Alan Sugar
I did not come into football to make money. I had already made millions.

I did not come into football to make money. I had already made millions.

Alan Sugar
There is a lot of luck in football. Following England is like following Wycombe Wanders or Leyton Orient. You hope for the best and hope you are lucky.

There is a lot of luck in football. Following England is like following Wycombe Wanders or Leyton Orient. You hope for the best and hope you are lucky.

Alan Sugar
It will take a brave person to cull the benefits system and analyse who deserves and who doesn't.

It will take a brave person to cull the benefits system and analyse who deserves and who doesn't.

Alan Sugar
Why work when you can fill out a few forms and get paid for doing nothing?

Why work when you can fill out a few forms and get paid for doing nothing?

Alan Sugar
I am tired of hustling.

I am tired of hustling.

Alan Sugar
I like to be a very fair person.

I like to be a very fair person.

Alan Sugar
I like things in their proper places.

I like things in their proper places.

Alan Sugar
I like to keep fit.

I like to keep fit.

Alan Sugar
I don't like this young crudeness now which is supposed to be comedy on Friday nights.

I don't like this young crudeness now which is supposed to be comedy on Friday nights.

Alan Sugar
Youngsters have got to stop thinking about becoming the next Zuckerberg. It's a trillion-to-one chance. What they need is mater and pater to say, 'Get a job, son.'

Youngsters have got to stop thinking about becoming the next Zuckerberg. It's a trillion-to-one chance. What they need is mater and pater to say, 'Get a job, son.'

Alan Sugar
I don't like paying 50 per cent of tax.

I don't like paying 50 per cent of tax.

Alan Sugar
I have no patience at all.

I have no patience at all.

Alan Sugar
I'm not that hands-on as a grandfather.

I'm not that hands-on as a grandfather.

Alan Sugar
My mother was a housewife. My father was a garment worker.

My mother was a housewife. My father was a garment worker.

Alan Sugar
The only people whose opinions I worry about are my wife, my children, and my employees.

The only people whose opinions I worry about are my wife, my children, and my employees.

Alan Sugar
When I was a kid, a policeman was someone you looked up to and respected.

When I was a kid, a policeman was someone you looked up to and respected.

Alan Sugar
Money is all right but once you have it you learn it's not the be all and end all.

Money is all right but once you have it you learn it's not the be all and end all.

Alan Sugar
Well, it's not hard to be number one entertaining Jew. Some of them are quite bleeding bloody miserable, really.

Well, it's not hard to be number one entertaining Jew. Some of them are quite bleeding bloody miserable, really.

Alan Sugar
Not everybody needs to go to university; they can get out and start working straight away.

Not everybody needs to go to university; they can get out and start working straight away.

Alan Sugar
I'm a commercial person, not an academic.

I'm a commercial person, not an academic.

Alan Sugar
Nobody can honestly say that they never lie.

Nobody can honestly say that they never lie.

Alan Sugar
Among some of the youngsters, I think reality TV has installed that culture into them and inspired a few of them into wanting to be 'TV celebrities.'

Among some of the youngsters, I think reality TV has installed that culture into them and inspired a few of them into wanting to be 'TV celebrities.'

Alan Sugar
I came from a socially deprived background when I was 15, 16 years old, but one thing I knew was one - you don't abuse a policeman, and two - you don't steal things.

I came from a socially deprived background when I was 15, 16 years old, but one thing I knew was one - you don't abuse a policeman, and two - you don't steal things.

Alan Sugar
I never experienced any feelings of closeness and caring from my parents.

I never experienced any feelings of closeness and caring from my parents.

Alan Sugar
I have principles and I am not going to be forced to compromise them.

I have principles and I am not going to be forced to compromise them.

Alan Sugar
The entrepreneurial instinct is in you. You can't learn it, you can't buy it, you can't put it in a bottle. It's just there and it comes out.

The entrepreneurial instinct is in you. You can't learn it, you can't buy it, you can't put it in a bottle. It's just there and it comes out.

Alan Sugar
You've got to admire Sir Richard Branson. He is a completely different style of businessman to me, but you have got to admire what he has achieved.

You've got to admire Sir Richard Branson. He is a completely different style of businessman to me, but you have got to admire what he has achieved.

Alan Sugar
You can't stop people printing what they want to print.

You can't stop people printing what they want to print.

Alan Sugar

I have always been an honest trader. I come from a school of traders where there was honour in the deal. No contracts, just a handshake and that's it, done. That's the way I prefer to do business but it's not always possible these days, sadly.

Alan Sugar

I believe employment regulations for women, whereby the prospective employer is not able to inquire about the interviewee's status regarding children, childcare, or indeed their intention of becoming a parent, are counterproductive.

Alan Sugar

My main regret about my years in football was keeping my mouth shut like a little mouse, not daring to speak out because I was told you left the managers to get on with the job and that the chairman must never interfere with the manager's decisions or the performance of his team.

Alan Sugar