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30 Inspiring Richard Branson Quotes On Success

Sir Richard Branson is an investor, author, philanthropist and a business magnate from the United Kingdom. He was born in Blackheath in the city of London in England. He was eldest of three children in his family. His mother was former air hostess and a ballet dancer and his father was a barrister. Richard Branson was born on the 18th of July in the year of 1950. He is currently 68 years old now. Branson failed at his early business ventures, but he was supported by his family. His first successful business venture was a magazine named “Student”, which he launched in the year 1966.

Richard Branson is the founding member of the Virgin Group, which owns more than 400 companies all over the world. He dreamt of becoming an entrepreneur at a very young age, and in the year 1970, he started a small mail-order record business. He then went on to open a chain of record stores all over UK, called “Virgin Records”, which was later known as “Virgin Megastores” in the year 1972. His current net worth is estimated to be over $5 billion, making him one of the wealthiest persons in the UK.




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




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



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




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




  8. “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.” Richard Branson
  9. “A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.”Richard Branson



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




  11. “If you want swashbuckling action in your life, become an entrepreneur and give it a go.”Richard Branson
  12. “One thing is certain in business. You and everyone around you will make mistakes.”Richard Branson




  13. “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.”Richard Branson
  14. “My philosophy is that if I have any money I invest it in new ventures and not have it sitting around.”Richard Branson



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




  16. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.”Richard Branson
  17. “My mother was determined to make us independent. When I was four years old, she stopped the car a few miles from our house and made me find my own way home across the fields. I got hopelessly lost.”Richard Branson




  18. “Well, the odds must be against anybody being able to fly around the world in a balloon on the first attempt. All of us who are attempting to go around the world in balloons are effectively flying in experimental craft because these craft cannot be tested.”Richard Branson
  19. “I was dyslexic, I had no understanding of schoolwork whatsoever. I certainly would have failed IQ tests. And it was one of the reasons I left school when I was 15 years old. And if I – if I’m not interested in something, I don’t grasp it.”Richard Branson



  20. “The balloons only have one life and the only way of finding out whether they work is to attempt to fly around the world.” – Richard Branson




  21. “I never get the accountants in before I start up a business. It’s done on gut feeling, especially if I can see that they are taking the mickey out of the consumer.” – Richard Branson
  22. “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.”Richard Branson




  23. “So I’ve seen life as one long learning process. And if I see – you know, if I fly on somebody else’s airline and find the experience is not a pleasant one, which it wasn’t in – 21 years ago, then I’d think, well, you know, maybe I can create the kind of airline that I’d like to fly on.” – Richard Branson
  24. “What we are trying to do at Virgin is not to have one enormous company in one sector under one banner, but to have two hundred or even three hundred separate companies. Each company can stand on its own feet and, in that way, although we’ve got a brand that links them, if we were to have another tragedy such as that of 11 September – which hurt the airline industry – it would not bring the whole group crashing down” – Richard Branson



  25. “I cannot remember a moment in my life when I have not felt the love of my family. We were a family that would have killed for each other – and we still are.” – Richard Branson




  26. “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.” – Richard Branson
  27. “Life is a series of ups and clowns. Make it worth your wild!” – Richard Branson




  28. “Once a changemaker, always a changemaker but only a few swim against the tide.” – Richard Branson
  29. “I think it’s quite great to set yourself a big challenge, and then you’ve got another reason for keeping fit.” – Richard Branson



  30. “Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won’t make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa – and it’s about getting a balance.”Richard Branson




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