Inspirational quotes from the world’s richest men


The reason they are some of the richest men in the world is because they had the mentality and drive to get there. These men have built their businesses and faced hardships to create their legacies, and they want to pass on some insight to those of you looking to do the same. These are the best quotes from ten of the world’s richest and most inspirational businessmen to galvanise your successful business ventures.

10. Larry Page, co-founder of Google

Net Worth: $29.2 billion

“If you’re changing the world, you’re working on important things. You’re excited the get up in the morning.”

9. Jim Walton, son of Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart

Net Worth: $36.1 billion

“Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.”

8. Michael Bloomberg, Bloomberg L.P. founder and former New York City mayor

Net Worth: $37.2 billion

“Don’t be afraid to assert yourself, have confidence in your abilities and don’t let the bastards get you down.”

7. Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook

Net Worth: $35.7 billion

“I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.”

6. David Koch, businessmen of Koch Industries

Net Worth: $44.3 billion

“That’s how a lot of agencies have been born or made it over the hump. The demise of ones allows some people to get their start.”

5. Charles Koch, chairman and CEO of Koch Industries

Net Worth: $44.3 billion

“We must measure what leads to results, not simply what is easy to measure.”

4. Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of

Net Worth: $46.7 billion

“Your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room.”

3. Larry Ellison, co-founder of the Oracle Corporation

Net Worth: $49.3 billion

“When you innovate, you’ve got to be prepared for telling everyone you’re nuts.”

2. Warren Buffet, chairman CEO at Berkshire Hathaway

Net Worth: $66.7 billion

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”

1. Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft

Net Worth: $79.2 billion USD

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”

Republished with permission from Australia Business News


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