"When youre raised in a communist country, you lead a very
Spartan life. You start with nothing, and you learn that you must
work hard for everything and believe in yourself."
"I like to live. I like to dance. I like to eat. I like to work
and I like my family. I like to enjoy. And-knock on wood-its
nice that I can live this way."
"If people see your weaknesses they will take advantage of them."
"Im a lady and I run my business with dignity."
"I run my operation like a family business. I sign every check, every receipt, Iím not tough, but Iím strong."
"Show me success without ego!"
"Donald Trumpís most towering achievement isnít Trump Tower or Trump
Casinos or any other of his dazzling great things and doings, itís
-- Malcolm S. Forbes
"Sheís not only a mother who sensible but sensitively dotes on her
good kids. Sheís also a dynamo at the executive desk."
"I donít know a lady in New York who doesnít like her."
TV's Nina Griscom
"Ivana is almost as competitive as I am."
"She loves all this, tearing into life, bringing along different
groups, watching their jaws drop. Itís a good life, but it must
-- Julie Baumgold, New York Magazine