36 Jack Ma Quotes

1. “You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die.”

2. “If we are a good team and know what we want to do, one of us can defeat ten of them.”

3. “No matter how tough the chase is, you should always have the dream you saw on the first day. It’ll keep you motivated and rescue you (from any weak thoughts).”

4. “I’m not a tech guy. I’m looking at the technology with the eyes of my customers, normal people’s eyes.

5. “When we have money, we start making mistakes.”

6. “If you’ve never tried, how will you ever know if there’s any chance?”

7. “If you don’t give up, you still have a chance. Giving up is the greatest failure.”

8. “Opportunity lies in the place where the complaints are.”

9. “When you are small, you have to be very focused and rely on your brain, not your strength.”

10. “A leader should have higher grit and tenacity, and be able to endure what the employees can’t.”

11. “I don’t want to be liked. I want to be respected.”

12. “You never know how much can you do in your life.”

13. “We’re never in lack of money. We lack people with dreams, (people) who can die for those dreams.”

14. “The very important thing you should have is patience.”

15. “Never ever compete on prices, instead compete on services and innovation.”

16. “Instead of learning from other people’s success, learn from their mistakes. Most of the people who fail share common reasons(to fail) whereas success can be attributed to various different kinds of reasons.”

17. “Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.”

18. “You need the right people with you, not the best people.”

19. “You’ve got to make your team have value, innovation, and vision.”

20. “When I am myself, I am happy and have a good result.”

21. “There are big problems that change the world. If we are working together, that will make us understand each other, appreciate each other, help each other.”

22. “The world needs new leadership, but the new leadership is about working together.”

23. “Learn passion, learn to dream.”

24. “If there are nine rabbits on the ground, if you want to catch one, just focus on one.

25. “The world will not remember what you say, but it will not forget what you have done.”

26. “Stay hungry and follow your dreams.”

27. “Grow your mind, grow your culture, grow your values, grow your wisdom.”

28. “If you want to win in the 21st century, you have to empower others, making sure other people are better than you. Then you will be successful.”

29. “No matter how tough the chase is, you should always have the dream you saw on the first day. It’ll keep you motivated and rescue you from any weak thoughts.”

30. “Forget about your competitors. Just focus on your customers.”

31. “It’s easier to win if you have people seeing things from different perspectives.”

32. “A good boss is better than a good company.”

33. “Sooner or later, you’ll regret it if you spend all your time at work.”

34. “No matter how smart you are, if you don’t know how to work with people, your dreams will just be dreams.”

35. “Do what is hard.”

36. “The customer is number one, the employee is number two, and the shareholder is number three.”