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Quotable Quotes

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I think his (Steve Jobs) DNA will always be the foundation of Apple”
— Tim Cook, CEO, Apple, in an interview

“I am not naïve to the position of the brand and the reputation. But I only see that as an opportunity”
— Dave Lewis, CEO, Tesco, after his first week in the company

“A generational change is taking place in Congress”
—Sheila Dikshit, former chief minister of Delhi, to a newspaper

“I know it’s the last thing I want and I think it’s the last thing Amazon wants, too”
— Emmett Shear, CEO, Twitch, on speculation that the gaming company is going to morph into a retail service after Amazon buys it for $1 billion

“Jaguar is not in the volume race”
—Ralf Speth, CEO, Jaguar Land Rover, at the unveiling of the new Jaguar XE, a compact luxury car that is the company’s most significant launch since the best-selling Range Rover Evoque

“We cannot deny that our returns are too low”
— Ben van Beurden, CEO, Royal Dutch Shell, in an interview, saying he is prepared to see the company shrink, if that boosts returns

“Our governments are currently negotiating a bilateral investment treaty, which is worthwhile. But why not aim instead for a free trade agreement?”
— John McCain, US Senator, at a conference, on Indo-US trade ties

(This story was published in BW | Businessworld Issue Dated 06-10-2014)