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Richard Branson’s 25 Favorite Phrases

June 6, 2020

Check out these quotes that inspired the founder of the Virgin Group, from Mother Teresa to Michael Jordan.

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Richard Branson’s 25 Favorite PhrasesRichard Branson’s 25 Favorite Phrases

The founder of Virgin Group and a billionaire entrepreneur is looking for creative ways to motivate others to succeed. In his blog, Branson shares stories and opinions and motivates others to follow his dreams and achieve his goals, just like him.

When we got inspired by this guide, we came across a gold mine: over 20 favorite quotes from Branson. We scratched him through some of his posts and took out 25 of his favorite phrases.

Read some of Branson’s favorite quotes, from leadership to failure to Disney.

When telling a story

“Telling a story is the most powerful way to bring ideas to this world today.” Robert McAfee Borwn

About giving

“I deeply believe that life is the art of giving. You feel fully satisfied the moment you give something when you do something beyond yourself. “Laurance Rockefeller

About leadership

“Leadership is the ability to turn a vision into reality.” Warren tennis

About failure

“Developing success from mistakes. Discouragement and failure are two of the safest steps to success. “Dale Carnegie

About change

“It’s not the strongest type that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one that adapts best to change.” Charles Darwin

About positivism

“I think anything is possible if you have the right attitude and the desire and desire to do it and spend time doing it.” Roger Clemens

About dreams

“The greatest adventure you can have is the life of your dreams.” Oprah Winfrey

About communication

“Most of the successful people I’ve met are those who hear more than speak.” Bernard Baruch

About opportunities

“The entrepreneur always looks for changes, reacts to them and uses them as an opportunity.” Peter Drucker

About ideas

“An idea is redemption through imagination.” Frank Lloyd Wright

About justice

“Justice is not an attitude. It is a professional skill that needs to be developed and exercised.” Brit Hume

About happiness

“Happiness is not something that is done. It is something that comes from your own actions. “Dalai Lama

Over effort

“Always remember that effort and struggle come before success, even in the dictionary.” Sarah Ban Breathnach

About companionship

“I can do things that you can’t, you can do things that I can’t; together we can do great things. ” Mother Teresa

About challenges

“Life changes shouldn’t paralyze you, they should help you find out who you are.” Bernice Johnson Reagon

Go ahead

“The only limits in your life are those that you have set yourself.” Celestine Chua

About risks

“When you take risks, you learn that there will be times when you succeed and times when you fail, and both are equally important.” Ellen DeGeneres

About creativity

“You can’t run out of creativity. The more you use it, the more you have. ”Maya Angelou

About the family

“Other things can change us, but we start and end with our family.” Anthony Brandt

About connections

“Sometimes holding the hand of someone is the beginning of the journey. At other times, others can hold your hand. “Vera Nazarian

About teamwork

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” Michael Jordan

About learning

“You have to be humble to learn. But life is a great teacher.” James Joyce

About celebrations

“Remember to celebrate the watershed as you prepare for the road ahead.” Nelson Mandela

At turning points

“Nobody can go back and start again, but we can all start today and make a new end.” Maria Robinson

And finally, Branson’s favorite phrase from Disney:

“I just hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing: that everything started with a mouse.” Walt Disney