Perhaps there was a need for five or six machines in the country, he told associates; no more.
Before learning of the latest development, Foreman told associates he would continue fighting.
By the early 90's, he was telling associates that he wasn't fit to run his own company.
Both have told associates that they want to move beyond fund-raising.
Each told associates he enjoyed the other's company, but it was not quite the beginning of a beautiful relationship.
She added: "We tell associates that common sense has to prevail.
He has told associates that he is unlikely to make it much before the end of the year.
Last month, he told associates he wanted a four-year, $60 million deal.
To this day, he tells associates he would have won with another week.
That work, he told associates, was the most exciting of his career.