19 Total Quotes

George Fisher Quotes

When you aim for perfection, you discover it's a moving target.
George Fisher
#Perfection

The joint development and cross-licensing agreement ... let's us avoid quibbling about technical details and move forward quickly.
George Fisher
#Agreement

You can't coach that. You either have it or not.
George Fisher
#Coach

It can't be the bus ride there takes longer than the games we play. That's what usually happens.
George Fisher
#Games

Kodak plans to achieve top-line growth of 8 to 12 percent by 2004, ... That's an important part of achieving our average annual earnings per share growth target of at least 10 percent, over time.
George Fisher
#Growth

In less than a year, roughly one third of our senior management team has changed, we are taking large amounts of cost out of the company, faster than ever in the history of Kodak.
George Fisher
#Management

We've made a few mistakes along the way, which have cost us some money.
George Fisher
#Mistakes

We continue to be optimistic about our long-term prospects for profitable growth.
George Fisher
#Growth

If the weak operating performance in July and August were to continue through September, earnings would be significantly lower than the 1996 third quarter. For the full year, operating earnings could be as much as 25 percent below the $4.50 per share operating earnings achieved in 1996.
George Fisher
#Performance

It is unacceptable from the viewpoint of the principles of free trade and open markets, ... The U.S. market is open and Japan's is closed. The world financial markets recognized this. It's too bad the WTO does not.
George Fisher
#Principles

Although our cost reduction efforts will position Kodak for an improved 1998, the growing strength of the U.S. dollar, continuing competitive pressures and the phased implementation of the cost reduction program will make it likely that results during the first quarter of 1998 will be below those of 1997,
George Fisher
#Strength

Clearly, our underlying growth this year has been very much affected by increasingly difficult economic times and a tough competitive environment. Neither of those conditions is likely to change in the near-term,
George Fisher
#Growth

we believe we are on track to deliver on our previously disclosed range of earnings per share of $2.58 to $2.85 during the second half of this year.
George Fisher
#Believe

Looking to the fourth quarter of 1999, ... we are confident of the continued revenue growth of our business consistent with year-to-date results and the current analyst consensus is consistent with our view of the full-year earnings of the company.
George Fisher
#Business

What you're doing is going to help the whole community.
George Fisher
#Community

I think it's a great step in the right direction.
George Fisher
#Direction

We are going in the right direction.
George Fisher
#Direction

This transaction, along with other progress GM has been making on its turnaround plan, is an important milestone.
George Fisher
#Progress

Much of the science we need to know and turn to for wisdom on environmental issues is precisely the same science that underlies evolution. That's posed a difficulty for some churches.
George Fisher
#Science