Martha Stewart is the New Jersey girl done good whose ingenuity created an empire by being the lifestyle guru everyone turned to for that splash of Martha magic around the house and garden. Her stunning good looks helped her through college as she was in demand as a fashion model for high ends brands such as Chanel. Her early career saw her gracing the trading floors of Wall St as a stockbroker which gave her the financial know how to exploit her true passion of lifestyle creation. Renovation and catering were the next careers she mastered and the foundations of her empire was slowly taking shape. Magazines, TV shows and books were soon to follow and after she floated her company on the New York Stock Exchange it seemed everything was following a successful fairytale dream. In 2004 there was a slight hiccup in the Martha story as she suffered a temporary setback being incarcerated for 5 months for charges related to a securities fraud. As soon as she was released she was back in the saddle and her notoriety combined with her calm but sharp persona saw her in demand on TV shows and it was business as usual for this New Jersey born media mogul. She has never been short of a fancy quip or retort either so here is my compilation of 10 of the best Martha Stewart quotes
- Mini Bio
- Name: Martha Helen Stewart
- Born: 3rd August 1941, Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
- Alma mater: Barnard College
- Occupation: Businesswoman, writer and television personality
- Nickname: M. Diddy
- Maiden name: Kostyra
- Height: 5' 9½" (1.77 m)
- Website: marthastewart.com
- Trivia: She regularly only sleeps 4 hours each night and does so with the light on so when she wakes it encourages her to get up and get to work early
- Quotes about Martha Stewart: President Donald Trump said this when he was contemplating giving her a full pardon: "I think to a certain extent Martha Stewart was harshly and unfairly treated"
- Rapper Snoop Dogg sang her praises by saying: "I've never met anyone like Martha Stewart. When we come together, it's a natural combination of love, peace and harmony… If you hang out with her and chill with her, she just like anybody else"
"Never make a big decision without sleeping on it"
"I think baking cookies is equal to Queen Victoria running an empire. There's no difference in how seriously you take the job, how seriously you approach your whole life"
"There is no single recipe for success. But there is one essential ingredient: Passion"
"Seek out people to work with who are brimming with talent, energy, integrity, optimism, and generosity"
"So the pie isn't perfect? Cut it into wedges. Stay in control, and never panic"
"I catnap now and then, but I think while I nap, so it's not a waste of time"
"Without an open mind, you can never be a great success"
"It is a good thing until you discover a better thing"
"The more you adapt, the more interesting you are"
"Life is too complicated not to be orderly"
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