I think leadership is more than just being able to cross the t's and dot the i's. It's about character and integrity and work ethic.
The things that have taken place over my career have been unbelievable. I have a lot of great moments to cherish.
No culture that has ever embraced homosexuality has survived.
People are very protective of their cell phones, how it's used, where it's used and how much it costs. It has become a very personal issue for a whole lot of people in this country.
Life is very good. I'm the president and Chief Executive Officer of the Wireless trade association, the CTIA.
Any kid who grew up with an alcoholic parent will tell you how nauseating it feels never to know what it will be like when you come home.
The more studies that come out that talk about concussions and so forth, it makes me wonder. I wonder, more importantly than the stroke, the impact that concussions have had on my life, particularly as I get older.
Where is the harm in the wireless industry?
When you start thinking about taking pictures, sending an e-mail, receiving an e-mail, speaking into your phone and have it transcript voice into text and then sent as an e-mail, it's mind-boggling.
When a child grows up without a father, there is an empty place where someone must stand, providing an example of character and confidence.
We're not necessarily the ski boat, we're the skier. There are countries like Japan and Korea and others who are the ski boat at this point, but we're getting pulled right behind them.
We're not in the business of shaping consumer demand. We respond to it.
This is going to become a battle for access to your home and office plus mobility. It's about who can provide the biggest and least expensive and fastest pipe to your home and office and offer you a mobility feature.
There's nothing like playing. You can coach and you can be around the game, but there is nothing like playing. It's just so much fun.
Sometimes Congress likes to milk an issue.
People are very interested in having access to wireless data while they are on a plane.
It's still fun to come to games, and it's still fun to be in the Seattle crowd.
It's hard, or you wouldn't like it. A lot of coaches really don't like what they're doing.
It would have been a lot of fun as a receiver to play.
A child can escape the shadows.
If studies come out and show that playing football is detrimental to your health for the long term, even for the short term, I think that's up to the players then to make the decision about whether they're going to play or not play.
They say politics is a contact sport, and I have to agree with that.
I always thought of myself is a private-sector person. I was a reluctant candidate. I put in my time. Now it's somebody else's turn to take charge. But I am still very interested in politics.
I never dreamed I'd be in Congress, or even in the NFL, for that matter. Well, I guess I dreamed about being in the NFL, but I didn't believe it would happen. I'm not the biggest guy. But I guess that's the story of my life.