“The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all.”


“A business is simply an idea to make other people’s lives better.”


“If your dreams don’t scare you they are too small.”


“There is no greater thing you can do with your life and your work than follow your passions in a way that serves the world and you.”


“The best way of learning about anything is by doing.”


“Entrepreneurship isn’t just a label – it’s a lifestyle.”


“The one person who can make your business succeed is not an investor or even a mentor, it is you.”


“An entrepreneur is an innovator, a job creator, a game-changer, a business leader, a disruptor, an adventurer.”


“The lesson that I have learned and follow all my life is that we should try and try and try again – but never give up!.”


“Take a chance. It’s the best way to test yourself. Have fun and push your boundaries.”


“My family brought me up to always look for the best in other people. I love people. Love spending time with people. I love learning from people.”


“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.”


“You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and falling over.”


“If you don’t succeed at first, there’s no need for the F word (Failure). Pick yourself up and try, try again.”


“Entrepreneurship is a great leveler, The wonderful thing is that money is not the sole currency when it comes to starting a business; drive, determination, passion and hard work are all free and more valuable than a pot of cash.”


“Do good, have fun and the money will come.”


“Respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress.”


“My definition of success? The more you’re actively and practically engaged, the more successful you will feel.”


“Happiness is the secret ingredient for successful businesses. If you have a happy company it will be invincible.”


“When you’re first thinking through an idea, it’s important not to get bogged down in complexity. Thinking simply and clearly is hard to do.”


“Your company should act as a springboard for ambitious employees, not a set of shackles.”


“If you don’t have time for the small things, you won’t have time for the big things.”


“Entrepreneurial business favors the open mind. It favors people whose optimism drives them to prepare for many possible futures, pretty much purely for the joy of doing so.”


“If you spot an opportunity and are really excited by it, throw yourself into it with everything you’ve got.”


“Engage your emotions at work. Your instincts and emotions are there to help you.”


“Don’t become a slave to technology, manage your phone, don’t let it manage you.”


“You’ve got to take risks if you’re going to succeed.”


“Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to.”


“Please be polite. Nothing in life should erode the habit of saying thank you to people or praising them.”


“Find the right people to work with and you can’t go wrong.”


“Through the right people focusing on the right things, we can, in time, get on top of a lot if not most of the problems of this world. And that’s what a number of us are trying to do.”


“Once a changemaker, always a changemaker but only a few swim against the tide.”


“To me, business isn’t about wearing suits or pleasing stockholders. It’s about being true to yourself, your ideas and focusing on the essentials.”


“Don’t think what’s the cheapest way to do it or what’s the fastest way to do I, think ‘what’s the most amazing way to do it.”


“For a successful entrepreneur, it can mean extreme wealth. But with extreme wealth comes extreme responsibility. And the responsibility for me is to invest in creating new businesses, create jobs, employ people, and to put money aside to tackle issues where we can make a difference.”


“You never know with these things when you’re trying something new what can happen. This is all experimental.”


“The best advice I could give anyone is to spend your time working on whatever you are passionate about in life.”


“The art of delegation is one of the key skills any entrepreneur must master.”


“If you want to be more productive, then start at the start: get there on time. Whether it is a meeting, a flight, an appointment or a date, it’s important to ensure you are there when you say you will be there. This may feel like an old-fashioned tip to give, but it has served me well for five decades in business.”


“Be willing to use yourself to get out there and put the company on the market. If you have to make a fool of yourself, make a fool of yourself, but make sure that you end up on the front pages, not the back pages. In time, it’s possible that your company will stand out from the crowd, and you’ll be successful.”


“Starting your own business isn’t just a job, it’s a way of life.”