“To create a business you have to initially work day and night, weekends, it’s really hard work.” – Richard Branson
Sir Richard Branson is a British business magnate, best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. Branson is the 4th richest citizen of the United Kingdom, according to the Forbes 2012 list of billionaires, with an estimated net worth of US$4.2 billion.
“In the end, luck plays a very important part in how successful you are, but the longer you work and the harder you work, the luckier you’re going to be.” – Michael Bloomberg
Michael Bloomberg is an American business magnate, politician and philanthropist. He is the 108th and current Mayor of New York City, having served three consecutive terms since his first election in 2002.
“You’re going to make a ton of mistakes. It doesn’t matter, you don’t get judged by the mistakes, people don’t remember those years from now, they remember the things that you did that were good.” – Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur. He is best known as one of five co-founders of the social networking website Facebook. In 2013 his personal wealth was estimated to be US$13.3 billion.
“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” – Steve Jobs
Steven Jobs was an American entrepreneur and inventor, best known as the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. This charismatic pioneer of the personal computer revolution passed away on 5 October 2011.
“What fear is stopping you in your tracks and burning the soles of your feet? What if conquering that fear, whatever it is, from keeps you from being what the Creator intended for you, what if you could unleash everything great in your life, would you do it? Would you say yes to that?” – Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her self-titled, multi-award-winning talk show ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’. She has been ranked the richest African-American of the 20th century.
“To model yourself after Steve Jobs is like, ‘I’d like to paint like Picasso, what should I do? Should I use more red?’” – Larry Ellison
Larry Ellison, is one of the most outspoken personalities in the tech industry.He’s held the CEO role at Oracle since 1977. That makes him the longest-running tech CEO in Silicon Valley history.
For me, businesses are like buses. You stand on a corner and you don’t like where the first bus is going? Wait ten minutes and take another. Don’t like that one? They’ll just keep coming. There’s no end to buses or businesses. – Sheldon Adelson
Sheldon Adelson is an American business magnate. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, the parent company of Venetian Macao Limited which operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino and the Sands Expo and Convention Center. He also owns the Israeli daily newspaper Israel HaYom. As of October 2012, Adelson is listed as the 24th richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of 21.8 billion. Previously, he was listed in the Forbes 400 as the 12th wealthiest American.
Price is what you pay, value is what you get. – Warren Buffet
Warren Buffett is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is widely considered the most successful investor of the 20th century. Buffett is consistently ranked among the world’s wealthiest people. In 2012, American magazine Time named Buffett one of the most influential people in the world.
Buffett is noted for his adherence to the value investing philosophy and for his personal frugality despite his immense wealth. He is also a notable philanthropist, having pledged to give away 99% of his fortune to philanthropic causes, primarily via the Gates Foundation.
If you are afraid of making mistakes, you will not want to do anything. – Robert Kiyosaki
Robert Kiyosaki is an American investor, businessman, self-help author, motivational speaker, financial literacy activist, and financial commentator. Kiyosaki is well known for his Rich Dad Poor Dad series of motivational books and other material published under the Rich Dad brand. He has written over 15 books which have combined sales of over 26 million copies.
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