Top 1200 Quotes & Sayings by Famous Businessmen

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Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked.
Either you run the day or the day runs you. — © Jim Rohn
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.
You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
It's remarkable how much long-term advantage people like us have gotten by trying to be consistently not stupid, instead of trying to be very intelligent.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid and heartwarming!
The Church is not an automobile showroom - a place to put ourselves on display so that others can admire our spirituality, capacity, or prosperity. It is more like a service center, where vehicles in need of repair come for maintenance and rehabilitation.
I don't care what anyone says. Being rich is a good thing.
The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that is changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.
AI will probably most likely lead to the end of the world, but in the meantime, there'll be great companies.
Leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders. — © Tom Peters
Leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders.
Art is a way to express yourself and through that you can escape a bad situation.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.
Most decisions are not binary, and there are usually better answers waiting to be found if you do the analysis and involve the right people.
It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
It's good to test yourself and develop your talents and ambitions as fully as you can and achieve greater success; but I think success is the feeling you get from a job well done, and the key thing is to do the work.
What I lack in talent, I compensate with my willingness to grind it out. That's the secret of my life.
When I hear people debate the ROI of social media? It makes me remember why so many business fail. Most businesses are not playing the marathon. They're playing the sprint. They're not worried about lifetime value and retention. They're worried about short-term goals.
Software is like sex: it's better when it's free.
Space is an inspirational concept that allows you to dream big.
When you're surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment around a common purpose, anything is possible.
Everything in life has some risk, and what you have to actually learn to do is how to navigate it.
If each of us hires people who are smaller than we are, we shall become a company of dwarfs. But if each of us hires people who are bigger than we are, we shall become a company of giants.
The three chief virtues of a programmer are: Laziness, Impatience and Hubris.
Let your joy be in your journey - not in some distant goal.
When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be positive or negative; an optimist or a pessimist. I choose to be an optimist. It's all a matter of perspective.
Markets are constantly in a state of uncertainty and flux and money is made by discounting the obvious and betting on the unexpected.
I love fighting for what I believe in. I love having fun while doing it.
I only understand friendship or scorched earth.
Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.
What people don't realize is the human body and the brain are so well designed to do - by millions of years of evolution - what we do.
Well, bitcoin is a currency. Bitcoin has no underlying rate of return. You know, bonds have an interest coupon. Stocks have earnings and dividends. Gold has nothing, and bitcoin has nothing. There is nothing to support the bitcoin except the hope that you will sell it to somebody for more than you paid for it.
The spread of computers and the Internet will put jobs in two categories. People who tell computers what to do, and people who are told by computers what to do.
He who lives by the crystal ball will eat shattered glass. — © Ray Dalio
He who lives by the crystal ball will eat shattered glass.
Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people get together to eat.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
The blockchain concept was pioneered within the context of crypto-currency Bitcoin, but engineers have imagined many other ways for distributed ledger technology to streamline the world. Stock exchanges and big banks, for example, are looking at blockchain-type systems as trading settlement platforms.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
I don't want to dedicate my life to getting publicity.
The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn't think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.
Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window.
You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win.
I'm a strong believer that you can build great companies in time of both greed and fear. But you have to be paying attention and operating under the right assumptions. You don't have to believe history repeats itself, but you should accept that history rhymes.
Hackers are breaking the systems for profit. Before, it was about intellectual curiosity and pursuit of knowledge and thrill, and now hacking is big business. — © Kevin Mitnick
Hackers are breaking the systems for profit. Before, it was about intellectual curiosity and pursuit of knowledge and thrill, and now hacking is big business.
Technology is best when it brings people together.
The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had.
The strength of brand loyalty begins with how your product makes people feel.
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
The real key to making money in stocks is not to get scared out of them.
Technology and social media have brought power back to the people.
You have to have a big vision and take very small steps to get there. You have to be humble as you execute but visionary and gigantic in terms of your aspiration. In the Internet industry, it's not about grand innovation, it's about a lot of little innovations: every day, every week, every month, making something a little bit better.
Often any decision, even the wrong decision, is better than no decision.
Believe me, my journey has not been a simple journey of progress. There have been many ups and downs, and it is the choices that I made at each of those times that have helped shape what I have achieved.
I can just let my curiosity wander unleashed.
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