I’m basically a dinosaur. I don’t use e-mail. But I do recognize the importance of science and the resulting possibilities.
Nanotechnology in medicine is going to have a major impact on the survival of the human race.
We could be the biggest pantyhose seller in America, but we don’t want to weaken the link in shoppers’ minds between Home Depot and do-it-yourself projects.
People used to believe only a professional could do tiling or install track lighting. That’s utter nonsense.
Kids are wandering around the streets today that will become tomorrow’s criminals that were yesterday’s heroes.
I’m very politically active, but that has nothing to do with my charity.
One of the things which make any company successful, in particular the Home Depot, was that we understood and catered to the customer. If it didn’t sell, it didn’t make a difference what we thought or our research told us. They told us if it was successful by buying it or not.
When I understood the rudiments of what nanotech was all about, I knew I wanted to participate.