Scared and sacred are spelled with the same letters. Awful proceeds from the same root word as awesome. Terrify and terrific. Every negative experience holds the seed of transformation.
You are doing better than you think you are.
When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it become...- Audre Lorde
I would rather be poor in a cottage full of books than a king without the desire to read.- Thomas Babington Macaulay
We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly.- Margaret Atwood
Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearin- Yves Saint Laurent
You're like a song that I heard when I was a little kid but forgot I knew until I heard it...- Maggie Stiefvater
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|Birth:||5th October, 1954|
Alan Phillip Cohen is an American businessman, best known for his ownership of the Florida Panthers hockey team and his founding of several Pharmaceutical companies. Cohen holds several degrees from the University of Florida. He and his wife, Karen, live in Weston, Florida. He made his reputation in the business world as the founder of generic pharmaceutical concerns, most notably the Davie, Florida based Andrx Corp. in 1984 and sold it to Florida's Ivax Corporation in 1988 for $10 million although he stayed as president until 1990. He incorporated Andrx Pharmaceuticals Inc. in 1992 as a private company. The new firm grew through the production of generic drugs when patents expired and drugs using the company's time-release technology. In 1996, the company went public at $12 and its stock eventually soared as high as $400 a share split adjusted. In August 2000, Cohen sold 500,000 shares of Andrx stock for $43 million with the stated goal of leaving the company and bankrolling the purchase of a professional sports team. Cohen's stock was worth around $700 million.
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