"I look at this man and think that if you just believe in yourself and your capabilities then you can accomplish anything you put your mind to. He made this huge business out of nothing but an idea he had after losing a job. This is an amazing feat to me and I hope that I can work and go forward in my life with the same drive and determination that he has."
—Alex Eaton, senior accounting major
"Some of his business philosophies are have total dedication, believe in yourself, never give up, have high moral character, and surround yourself with good people and you will get ahead."
—Amanda Steding, senior business administration (marketing) major
"In my opinion, I thought Dr. (Carl) Hoffman had a very good message for us this week. Dr. Hoffman is a perfect example of a dedicated and hard working Thiel graduate."
—Nick Goettman, senior business administration major
"He preached to us to never give up no matter what, and when you start something, you finish it; your education can open so many doors for you. You can never get enough education, I will always remember this."
—Jenna Hionas, senior business administration (marketing) major