- I threw
my whole life and lived my life in a certain way to make sure
that I would never violate any law.. certainly never any criminal
laws.. and always maintained that most important to me was
my integrity, was my character, were my values.
Lay # Life,
- I take
responsibility for what happened at Enron, both good and bad.
But I cannot take responsibility for criminal conduct that
I was unaware of.
Lay # Criminal,
(also) looking for a good people person who is able to motivate
others and get strong performances out of people.
Lay # Good,
- We see
ourselves as first helping to open up markets to competition.
Lay # Help,
of dollars every day are being exchanged around the world
in all of the financial markets.
Lay # Dollar,
- The last
thing I would have ever expected to happen to me in my life
would be that, in fact, I would be accused of doing something
wrong and maybe even something criminal.
Lay # Expectations,
don't like uncertainty.
Lay # Investor
- I have
faith in the market when we get the rules right.
Lay # Faith,
- I always
took my role as a leader, and certainly chairman and CEO of
a major company very seriously as to our employees and trying
to create opportunities for them and create opportunities
where they could even, as I said many times, could realize
their God-given potential and maybe realize more potential
than even they realize they had.
Lay # Leadership,
- The collapse
of Enron and the subsequent collapse of Arthur Andersen were
tremendous tragedies. But as I stated at the time of my indictment
on July 8, 2004, failure does not equate to a crime.
Lay # Crisis,
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