25 of Richard Branson's Favorite Quotes
From Mother Teresa to Michael Jordan to Disney, check out these quotes that have inspired the Virgin Group founder.
Billionaire entrepreneur and Virgin Group founder seeks creative ways to push others towards success. Through his blog, Branson shares stories and opinions and motivates others to follow their dreams and achieve their goals, just like he has.
When looking for some inspiration from the thought leader, we stumbled across a gold mine -- more than 20 roundups of Branson’s favorite quotes. Digging through these posts, we pulled 25 of his top quotes.
From leadership to failure to Disney, check out some of Branson's favorites quotes.
“Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today.” -- Robert McAfee Brown
"I profoundly feel that the art of living is the art of giving. You're fulfilled in the moment of giving, of doing something beyond yourself." -- Laurance Rockefeller
“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” -- Warren Bennis
“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success” -- Dale Carnegie
“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” -- Charles Darwin
“I think anything is possible if you have the mindset and the will and desire to do it and put the time in.” -- Roger Clemens
"The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams." -- Oprah Winfrey
“Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking.” -- Bernard Baruch
"The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it and exploits it as an opportunity." -- Peter Drucker
"An idea is salvation by imagination." -- Frank Lloyd Wright
"Fairness is not an attitude. It's a professional skill that must be developed and exercised." -- Brit Hume
“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” -- Dalai Lama
"Always remember that striving and struggle precede success, even in the dictionary." -- Sarah Ban Breathnach
"I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things." -- Mother Teresa
“Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.” -- Bernice Johnson Reagon
“The only limits in your life are those that you set yourself.” -- Celestine Chua
“When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.” -- Ellen DeGeneres
"You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have." -- Maya Angelou
“Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.” -- Anthony Brandt
“Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone's hand is the beginning of a journey. At other times, it is allowing another to take yours.” -- Vera Nazarian
"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” -- Michael Jordan
“To learn one must be humble. But life is the great teacher.” -- James Joyce
“Remember to celebrate milestones as you prepare for the road ahead.” -- Nelson Mandela
“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” -- Maria Robinson
And last but not least…
Branson’s favorite Disney quote:
“I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing -- that it was all started by a mouse.” -- Walt Disney