A dropout at 16, he founded a mail-order record retailer, which became the Virgin Records stores and music label. Today, his empire includes 200 companies — airlines, music festivals, mobile phones — in 30 countries. His estimated net worth: $6.8 billion.
Carl Lindner, Jr.
This billionaire dropped out of high school to deliver milk for his family’s dairy. In 1984, Lindner bought Chiquita Brands International (formerly United Fruit Company and United Brands Company) and ran it until 2001. Lindner’s estimated net worth: $1.7 billion.
It’s hard to believe that the third-richest man in France — with holdings like Gucci, Christie’s auctioneers, Samsonite, and Puma — quit high school in 1947 to work at his father’s lumber mill. Pinault has amassed an $8.7 billion fortune.
This megaresort tycoon, who dropped out to pursue amateur boxing in the eighth grade, is now worth $3.1 billion
The founder of Inditex, a fashion empire that includes brands Zara and Massimo Dutti, ditched at age 14 to run errands for mom-and-pop shirt stores. Ortega, now the richest man in Spain, is worth $31 billion.
Some people like to travel by train because it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of an airplane.
I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”
“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” —Everyone following you on Instagram
A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.
Comedian Greg Davies
Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.
Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.
My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me everything you know.”
“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” —Alcohol
@yoyoha (Josh Hara)
My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.
Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?
A: A mechanic.