All Quotes, Richard Branson

40+ Richard Branson Quotes

Richard Branson is a billionaire businessman, widely known for his adventurous lifestyle. He founded the Virgin Group in the 1970s, which controls more than 400 companies in various fields. Forbes listed Branson's estimated net worth at US$5.1 billion. This is a collection of 40+ Richard branson quotes on life , business and adventure.

1. Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again. Richard Branson
2. All you have in business is your reputation - so it's very important that you keep your word. Richard Branson
3. You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over. Richard Branson
4. Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming. Richard Branson
5. If you want to be a Millionaire, start with a billion dollars and launch a new airline. Richard Branson
6. A complaint is a chance to turn a customer into a lifelong friend. I say that seriously, not as some press release baloney. Richard Branson
7. Material things are delightful, but they're not important. Richard Branson
8. A good leader doesn't get stuck behind a desk. Richard Branson
9. A complaint is a chance to turn a customer into a lifelong friend. I say that seriously, not as some press release baloney. Richard Branson
10. Too many people measure how successful they are by how much money they make or the people that they associate with. In my opinion, true success should be measured by how happy you are. Richard Branson
11. In this digital age, it doesn't really matter if you are in Canary Wharf or the Caribbean; there are opportunities waiting to be grasped by entrepreneurs. Richard Branson
12. If you're embarking around the world in a hot-air balloon, don't forget the toilet paper. Richard Branson
13. The true cost to the world of a burger is far greater than the money you hand over to buy it. Richard Branson
14. My philosophy is that if I have any money I invest it in new ventures and not have it sitting around. Richard Branson
15. 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. Richard Branson
16. Can you imagine what a different world we will live in when businesses do what's right for the communities and the environment in everything they do? Richard Branson
17. 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. Richard Branson
18. Like getting into a bleeding competition with a blood bank. Richard Branson
19. In business, if you realize you've made a bad decision, you change it. Richard Branson
20. There is no way I would ask others to go on a Virgin Galactic flight if I didn't feel it was safe enough for myself. Richard Branson
21. With the casino and the beds, our passengers will have at least two ways to get lucky on one of our flights. Richard Branson

22. It's a common misconception that money is every entrepreneur's metric for success. It's not, and nor should it be. Richard Branson
23. Capitalism has proven to be the only system that works, but the problem with capitalism is that extreme wealth ends up in the hands of a few people. Richard Branson
24. The music industry is a strange combination of having real and intangible assets: pop bands are brand names in themselves, and at a given stage in their careers their name alone can practically gaurantee hit records. Richard Branson
25. You should not build your customer service system on the premise that your organisation will never question the whims of your clients. Richard Branson
26. The jet stream is a very strong force and pushing a balloon into it is like pushing up against a brick wall, but once we got into it, we found that, remarkably, the balloon went whatever speed the wind went. Richard Branson
27. Lightning is something which, again, we would rather avoid. Richard Branson
28. Fortunately we're not a public company - we're a private group of companies, and I can do what I want. Richard Branson
29. Well, we know that people in Australia love the idea of both Impulse and Virgin Blue getting up and adding a bit of competition, and it's fun to be able to deliver it. Richard Branson
30. And obviously, from our own personal point of view, the principal challenge is a personal challenge. Richard Branson
31. One thing is certain in business. You and everyone around you will make mistakes. Richard Branson
32. There's nothing like the endorphins from being fit, and the incredible endorphin rush that goes with that. Richard Branson
33. We're one of the only animals in the world that don't really think of ourselves as animals, but we are animals, and we must respect our fellow animals. Richard Branson
34. If you are a small company taking on a big company, you need to have a sense of humor. Richard Branson
35. When I was four, my mother insisted I get out of the car and find my own way home. Although I got lost, I did find my way home. It taught me the value of independence at an early age. Richard Branson
36. Being a good listener is absolutely critical to being a good leader; you have to listen to the people who are on the front line. Richard Branson
37. As a father and now a grandfather to three wonderful grandchildren, I know how magical the first year of a child's life is but also how much hard work it takes. Being able to spend as much time as possible with your loved ones is absolutely vital, especially early on. Richard Branson
38. By putting the employee first, the customer effectively comes first by default, and in the end, the shareholder comes first by default as well. Richard Branson
39. The art of delegation is one of the key skills any entrepreneur must master. Richard Branson
40. More businesses should be following Apple's stance in encouraging more investment in sustainability. Richard Branson
41. We need every person on Earth to acknowledge that climate change is real and encourage each other and our leaders to address the challenge. Richard Branson
42. My early business ventures included growing Christmas trees and breeding birds. Richard Branson
43. I love travelling full stop - so while I've had some harrowing instances, I never look at them negatively. Memories are made when you're travelling - not when you're chained to your desk. Richard Branson
44. Starting your own business isn't just a job - it's a way of life. Richard Branson

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