60+ Best Richard Branson Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is a British business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist. Profoundly inspirational Richard Branson quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Richard Branson Quotes

The lesson that I have learned and follow all my life is that we should try and try and try again – but never give up!.

Listen. Take the best. Leave the rest.”

If you want to be more productive, then start at the start: get there on time. Whether it is a meeting, a flight, an appointment or a date, it’s important to ensure you are there when you say you will be there. This may feel like an old-fashioned tip to give, but it has served me well for five decades in business.

Entrepreneurship is a great leveler, The wonderful thing is that money is not the sole currency when it comes to starting a business; drive, determination, passion and hard work are all free and more valuable than a pot of cash.

I’m inquisitive, and love a new challenge.

My general attitude to life is to enjoy every minute of every day. I never do anything with a feeling of, ‘Oh God, I’ve got to do this today.

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.

My mother was determined to make us independent.

Remember it’s OK to be yourself.

If your dreams don’t scare you they are too small.

Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.

If you don’t succeed at first, there’s no need for the F word (Failure). Pick yourself up and try, try again.

Screw it. Let’s do it.

Cover the downside.

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

Don’t think what’s the cheapest way to do it or what’s the fastest way to do I, think ‘what’s the most amazing way to do it.

For a successful entrepreneur, it can mean extreme wealth. But with extreme wealth comes extreme responsibility. And the responsibility for me is to invest in creating new businesses, create jobs, employ people, and to put money aside to tackle issues where we can make a difference.

The best way of learning about anything is by doing.

Respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress.

Inspirational Richard Branson Quotes

If you don’t have time for the small things, you won’t have time for the big things.

You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and falling over.

A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.

My definition of success? The more you’re actively and practically engaged, the more successful you will feel.

Engage your emotions at work. Your instincts and emotions are there to help you.

Don’t become a slave to technology, manage your phone, don’t let it manage you.

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

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.

There’s nothing like the endorphins from being fit, and the incredible endorphin rush that goes with that.

Fun is one of the most important and underrated ingredients in any successful venture.

Take a chance. It’s the best way to test yourself. Have fun and push your boundaries.

I’ve seen life as one long learning process.

I’m a lad of the ’60s. I started a magazine to try and end the Vietnam war, but it was a number of years before I had the profile, the financial resources and the time to do more.

Starting your own business isn’t just a job, it’s a way of life.

Entrepreneurship isn’t just a label – it’s a lifestyle

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.

Find the right people to work with and you can’t go wrong.

An entrepreneur is an innovator, a job creator, a game-changer, a business leader, a disruptor, an adventurer.

Be willing to use yourself to get out there and put the company on the market. If you have to make a fool of yourself, make a fool of yourself, but make sure that you end up on the front pages, not the back pages. In time, it’s possible that your company will stand out from the crowd, and you’ll be successful.

Do good, have fun and the money will come.

The one person who can make your business succeed is not an investor or even a mentor, it is you.

Fortunately we’re not a public company – we’re a private group of companies, and I can do what I want.

Top Richard Branson Quotes

The best advice I could give anyone is to spend your time working on whatever you are passionate about in life.

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.

Learn from failure. If you are an entrepreneur and your first venture wasn’t a success, welcome to the club.

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.

Life is a hell of a lot more fun if you say yes rather than no.

One thing is certain in business. You and everyone around you will make mistakes.

Communication: the thing humans forgot when we invented words.

If you want swashbuckling action in your life, become an entrepreneur and give it a go.

The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all.

Your company should act as a springboard for ambitious employees, not a set of shackles.

I cannot remember a moment in my life when I have not felt the love of my family.

Don’t be embarrassed by failures, learn from them and start again.

You’ve got to take risks if you’re going to succeed.

The art of delegation is one of the key skills any entrepreneur must master.

A good leader doesn’t get stuck behind a desk.

Once a changemaker, always a changemaker but only a few swim against the tide.

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.

My philosophy is that if I have any money I invest it in new ventures and not have it sitting around.

A business is simply an idea to make other people’s lives better.

Material things are delightful, but they’re not important.

Entrepreneurship is about turning what excites you in life into capital so that you can do more of it and move forward with it.

If you spot an opportunity and are really excited by it, throw yourself into it with everything you’ve got.

Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to.

Happiness is the secret ingredient for successful businesses. If you have a happy company it will be invincible.