Bernard Ebbers Quotes

 

I know what I don’t know. To this day, I don’t know technology, and I don’t know finance or accounting.

— Bernard Ebbers

I don’t know technology and engineering. I don’t know accounting.

— Bernard Ebbers

I was a pretty good coach and working with marketing was like coaching.

— Bernard Ebbers

I guess the one question I will not get today is: When are you going to do anything about cellular?

— Bernard Ebbers

I just want you to know you aren’t going to church with a crook.

— Bernard Ebbers

No one will find me to have knowingly committed fraud.

— Bernard Ebbers

The strength in our third-quarter financial results is cause for excitement. I’m particularly pleased that we continue to demonstrate impressive growth at the same time we are engaged in important merger discussions.

— Bernard Ebbers

I put those people in place. I trusted them. I had no idea they would do anything like this.

— Bernard Ebbers

We were a fast-growing company, and I was a demanding boss.

— Bernard Ebbers

I know I lost my temper, but I tried to be human along the way.

— Bernard Ebbers

I have some assets that over time will be worth something. I’ve been in the process of selling others.

— Bernard Ebbers

I didn’t have anything to apologize for.

— Bernard Ebbers

I expected results.

— Bernard Ebbers

The coach’s job is to get the best players and get them to play together.

— Bernard Ebbers

Our communications services revenue growth is being driven by continued strong top-line performance in data, Internet and international – three of the fastest growing and most profitable areas within communications services.

— Bernard Ebbers

Our investments in data, Internet and international have been particularly timely and have positioned the company to post industry-leading incremental revenue gains.

— Bernard Ebbers

We have the right assets for a fast-growing digital business.

— Bernard Ebbers

I used practically all the money I had available.

— Bernard Ebbers

I never thought anything like that would have gone on.

— Bernard Ebbers

I wasn’t ever advised by Scott Sullivan of anything ever being wrong.

— Bernard Ebbers

We accelerated our capital spending in the fourth quarter, particularly in international and next-generation network deployment, which should not only sustain future revenue growth but also drive significant cost reductions across all communications services.

— Bernard Ebbers

We very much regret that our merger with Sprint was not allowed to proceed.

— Bernard Ebbers

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