30 Inspiring Simon Cowell Quotes On Success

Simon Cowell is a famous television music judge, an entrepreneur and a businessman from Great Britain. He was born on the 7th of October in the year of 1959. He is currently aged 59 years old now. Cowell was born in Lambeth in the city of London, but he was raised in Elstree of Hertfordshire. Simon Cowell was raised in a Jewish family, and his grandmother was an immigrant from Poland. Simon Cowell is married to Lauren Silverman and he has 1 child from his marriage. He is best known for being a television music judge in the show American Idol and The X Factor.

Cowell is known for his controversial comments as a television music judge and for his ruthless attitude towards participants of the American Idol and The X Factor show. He is also known for his mentorship of boy bands such as One Direction, which he was first introduced to in The X Factor show, after which he took the band under his wing. He was named twice by the Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the entire globe. He is also known as a famous personality in British culture.

  1. “Work hard, be patient, and be a sponge while learning your business. Learn how to take criticism. Follow your gut instincts and don’t compromise.” – Simon Cowell

  2. “My advice would be if you want to pursue a career in the music business, don’t.” – Simon Cowell
  3. “The object of this competition is not to be mean to the losers but to find a winner. The process makes you mean because you get frustrated. Kids turn up unrehearsed, wearing the wrong clothes, singing out of tune and you can either say, “Good job” and patronize them or tell them the truth, and sometimes the truth is perceived as mean.” – Simon Cowell
  4. “My dad did teach me a very important lesson about people when he explained to me that everybody around you will have an invisible sign on their head, which says, “Make me feel important.”” – Simon Cowell

  5. “The best way to kill someone is from the inside, by crushing their hopes and dreams.” – Simon Cowell

  6. “Money brings you security and choice. You can make decisions in a different way if you have a lot of money. But when you have nothing, you have a naivety, and a more fearless attitude because you have nothing to lose.” – Simon Cowell
  7. “For the music business, social networking is brilliant. Just when you think it’s doom and gloom and you have to spend millions of pounds on marketing and this and that, you have this amazing thing now called fan power. The whole world is linked through a laptop. It’s amazing. And it’s free. I love it. It’s absolutely brilliant.” – Simon Cowell

  8. “I think America is a hard nut to crack. But once you get a toehold, it’s a great place for an entrepreneur because people are so enthusiastic, and you have the most enthusiastic audiences in world.” – Simon Cowell
  9. “I never knew how much love and pride I would feel.” – Simon Cowell

  10. “I don’t want to tell a 15 or 14 year old what they should be doing. I want them to tell me. And that’s what I got when I met Justin Bieber for the first time.” – Simon Cowell

  11. “I’ve never liked the idea you have to be a certain age to be a pop star. I like the idea that anybody can enter, anybody can compete.” – Simon Cowell
  12. “One thing I’ve learnt is you should never fight it. They’re natural emotions and when you try and bottle everything up, that’s what can make you depressed. Luckily I have fantastic memories [about my parents] and they really help.” – Simon Cowell

  13. “There is as much chance of you being a pop star or a rock star as me flying to the moon tomorrow morning for breakfast. It’s never going to happen.” – Simon Cowell
  14. “I’ve always been petrified of working for a boss who I didn’t like but who I was in fear of, because I wanted my salary.” – Simon Cowell

  15. “My attitude is, if someone’s going to criticize me, tell me to my face.” – Simon Cowell

  16. “The love I have for my ex-girlfriends will always be there, so I think that’s true love.” – Simon Cowell
  17. “If your lifeguard duties were as good as your singing, a lot of people would be drowning.” – Simon Cowell

  18. “You know what the secret to weight loss is? Don’t eat much.” – Simon Cowell
  19. “The secret of my success is that I make other people money. And, never ever, ever, ever be ashamed about trying to earn as much as possible for yourself, if the person you’re working with is also making money. That’s life!” – Simon Cowell

  20. “It’s the government’s job to encourage entrepreneurialism and investment. Most importantly, it’s the government’s duty to inspire confidence.” – Simon Cowell

  21. “You didn’t beat the compotition you crushed the compotition!” – Simon Cowell
  22. “At 20, you’re cocky and you think you can rule the world, and you get it all wrong.” – Simon Cowell

  23. “If you’ve got a big mouth and you’re controversial, you’re going to get attention.” – Simon Cowell
  24. “I don’t have sophisticated tastes. I have average tastes. If you looked in my collection of DVDs, you’d see ‘Jaws’ and ‘Star Wars.’ In the book library, you’d see John Grisham and Sidney Sheldon. And if you look in my fridge, it’s, like, children’s food – chips, milkshakes, yogurt.” – Simon Cowell

  25. “Would I like kids? If I knew I could be – and how could I put this delicately – faithful, then yes. I do like kids.” – Simon Cowell

  26. “When I think of invention, I always think of America. You’re always seeing ads: ‘Have you got the next big idea?’ There seems to be that spirit in America of inventions and inventors.” – Simon Cowell
  27. “What other people think about me is none of my business.” – Simon Cowell
  28. “If I said to most of the people who auditioned, ‘Good job, awesome, well done,’ it would have made me actually look and feel ridiculous. It’s quite obvious most of the people who turned up for this audition were hopeless.” – Simon Cowell
  29. “I could just sit back and get someone to spin my achievements, I suppose, but when I see others do it, I always think, ‘Why are you telling me how successful you are?’ I am always suspicious of those kinds of boasts.” – Simon Cowell

  30. “We have hated the French for years. Now you have just joined the club. It makes you much more likable.” – Simon Cowell

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