70+ Best Jeff Bezos Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist and e-commerce pioneer. He is the founder and CEO of the Amazon, owner of The Washington Post and founder of the space exploration company Blue Origin. Inspirational Jeff Bezos quotes will encourage you to think big, and make you greatest and unstoppable.

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Famous Jeff Bezos Quotes

A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.

I believe you have to be willing to be misunderstood if you’re going to innovate.

In business, what’s dangerous is not to evolve.

If you’re competitor-focused, you have to wait until there is a competitor doing something. Being customer-focused allows you to be more pioneering.

If you double the number of experiments you do per year you’re going to double your inventiveness.

What’s dangerous is not to evolve.

You have to be willing to be misunderstood if you’re going to innovate.

Life’s too short to hang out with people who aren’t resourceful.

..Put the customer first. Invent. And be patient..

Part of company culture is path-dependent – it’s the lessons you learn along the way.

My own view is that every company requires a long-term view.

A company shouldn’t get addicted to being shiny because shiny doesn’t last.

What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it changes against you – what used to be a tailwind is now a headwind – you have to lean into that and figure out what to do because complaining isn’t a strategy.

If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.

Your margin is my opportunity.

We’ve had three big ideas at Amazon that we’ve stuck with for 18 years, and they’re the reason we’re successful: Put the customer first. Invent. And be patient.

A company shouldn’t get addicted to being shiny, because shiny doesn’t last.

If you don’t understand the details of your business you are going to fail.

My own view is that every company requires a long-term view.

The best customer service is if the customer doesn’t need to call you, doesn’t need to talk to you, it just works.

Motivational Jeff Bezos Quotes

I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.

If you’re competitor focused, you have to wait until there is a competitor doing something. Being customer-focused allows you to be more pioneering.

The best customer service is if the customer doesn’t need to call you, doesn’t need to talk to you. It just works.

There’ll always be serendipity involved in discovery.

I strongly believe that missionaries make better products. They care more. For a missionary, it’s not just about the business. There has to be a business, and the business has to make sense, but that’s not why you do it. You do it because you have something meaningful that motivates you.

You don’t want to negotiate the price of simple things you buy every day.

There are two kinds of companies, those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. We will be second.

Kindness is a choice.

..It’s the right business decision to experiment more..

Frugality drives innovation.

The thing that motivates me is a very common form of motivation. And that is, with other folks counting on me, it’s so easy to be motivated.

Life’s too short to hang out with people who aren’t resourceful.

If you don’t understand the details of your business you are going to fail.

There are two kinds of companies, those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. We will be the second.

Keep our competitors focused on us, while we stay focused on the customer.

I believe you have to be willing to be misunderstood if you’re going to innovate.

It’s not an experiment if you know it’s going to work.

If you’re not stubborn, you’ll give up on experiments too soon. And if you’re not flexible, you’ll pound your head against the wall and you won’t see a different solution to a problem you’re trying to solve.

We expect all our businesses to have a positive impact on our top and bottom lines. Profitability is very important to us or we wouldn’t be in this business.

I don’t want to use my creative energy on somebody else’s user interface.

The common question that gets asked in business is, ‘why?’ That’s a good question, but an equally valid question is, ‘why not?’

We expect all our businesses to have a positive impact on our top and bottom lines. Profitability is very important to us or we wouldn’t be in this business.

The human brain is an incredible pattern-matching machine.

We are stubborn on vision. We are flexible on details…

The keys to success are patience, persistence, and obsessive attention to detail.

It is very difficult to get people to focus on the most important things when you’re in boom times

Invention by its very nature is disruptive.

If you never want to be criticized, for goodness sake don’t do anything new.

Profitability is very important to us or we wouldn’t be in this business.

Be stubborn on vision but flexible on details.

It’s not an experiment if you know it’s going to work.

Your margin is my opportunity.

We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It’s our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better.

Work Hard, have fun, make history.

One of the huge mistakes people make is that they try to force an interest in themselves. You don’t choose your passions. Your passions choose you.

Patience, persistence, and obsessive attention to detail.

Work hard, have fun, and make history.

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

You don’t want to negotiate the price of simple things you buy every day.

If you never want to be criticized, for goodness’ sake don’t do anything new.

A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.

Maintain a firm grasp of the obvious at all times.

Obsess about customers, not competitors.

If you decide that you’re going to do only the things you know are going to work, you’re going to leave a lot of opportunity on the table.

It’s hard to find things that won’t sell online.

If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.

No business can continue to shrink. That can only go on for so long before irrelevancy sets in.

My view is there’s no bad time to innovate.

Position yourself with something that captures your curiosity, something that you’re missionary about.

The human brain is an incredible pattern-matching machine.

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