"A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts."
"First of all I trust my own instinct, experience that I gained over years and feeling when the moment is right for buying shares. That is what one calls intuition."
"I have been very fortunate to be successful in business, and I believe that it is right that people who have this type of wealth should give something back into society."
"It was always a challenge for me to prove that a Russian financial investor can be a successful in the West as back home in Russia."
"Making money from money is like aerobatics."
"You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over."