"He who walks with billionaires, will become a billionaire." ~ Christopher Kozoriz

Alexander Spanos - Quotes


American real estate developer and self-made billionaire who founded the A. G. Spanos Companies and is the majority owner of the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League (NFL).

"All my kids have worked in the family business. I’ve been successful at that. My family knows how to work. We all started working very young."

"I like to think I am the best there is at what I do, and so I have conquered the world like Alexander. But I don't believe I am the reincarnation of Alexander the Great."

"I'm a screamer and a yeller. When I want something, all I do is yell, and I get responses."

"I've studied the lives of the 20th century's great businessmen and concluded self-confidence was instrumental in all their success."

"My construction business represents 10 or 20 times what I'll ever invest in football. But from the moment I bought the Chargers, I would become forever known as the owner of that NFL franchise."

"My greatest success story has been my family."

"The best way to learn is by doing. The only way to build a strong work ethic is getting your hands dirty."

"We had to take off our shoes after school to save wear on the soles."

"When you're winning, you're a hero. When you're losing, you're a bum... I'm as bad as the fans, believe me. If they only knew how I hate losing and what we go through to try to win."