40+ Best Jack Ma Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Jack Ma, or Ma Yun, is a Chinese business magnate, investor, politician, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a multinational technology conglomerate. Profoundly inspirational Jack Ma quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Famous Jack Ma Quotes

You’ve to make consumers smart. An e-commerce portal doesn’t sell a product at cheaper rates, instead an offline shop sells it at a costlier prices.

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).

We appreciate yesterday, but we’re looking for a better tomorrow.

You need the right people with you, not the best people.

My job is to help more people have jobs.

I try to make myself happy because I know that if I’m not happy, my colleagues are not happy and my shareholders are not happy and my customers are not happy.

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

Help young people. Help small guys. Because small guys will be big. Young people will have the seeds you bury in their minds, and when they grow up, they will change the world.

Never ever do business with the government. Be in love with them, never marry them.

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.

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

Today, making money is very simple. But making sustainable money while being responsible to the society and improving the world is very difficult.

I call myself a blind man riding on a blind tiger.

I want to change history, do something important in my life, and influence individuals like we have with millions of small businesses on Alibaba. Then they love and respect you because you made their life important.

A peace talk is always difficult, always complicated.

Opportunity lies in the place where the complaints are.

Inspirational Jack Ma Quotes

If the customer loves you, the government will have to love you.

Life is so short, so beautiful. Don’t be so serious about work. Enjoy the lives.

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

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

You never know that the things you’re doing are that meaningful to society.

When we have money, we start making mistakes.

The very important thing you should have is patience.

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

We should never finish a 20 year program in two years.

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

It’s very difficult to know the outside world, but you know yourself. You know your need and what you want. If I know myself better, I can change myself to meet the outside world.

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

Intelligent people need a fool to lead them. When the team’s all a bunch of scientists, it is best to have a peasant lead the way. His way of thinking is different. It’s easier to win if you have people seeing things from different perspectives.

It doesn’t matter if I failed. At least I passed the concept on to others. Even if I don’t succeed, someone will succeed.

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

I’m a normal guy.

I don’t want to be liked. I want to be respected.

I don’t want people to have deep pockets but shallow minds.

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

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

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

Without internet, there would have been no Jack Ma, and no Alibaba or Taobao.

Never ever compete on prices, instead compete on services and innovation.