Get All Access for $5/mo

11 Powerful Quotes to Make You More Successful From Billionaire Entrepreneur Richard Branson Take it from the man who wants to change the world.

By Rose Leadem

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

Bloomberg | Getty Images
Richard Branson, chairman and founder of Virgin Group Ltd.

From failure to passion to opportunity -- Virgin Group founder Richard Branson has much to share on a variety entrepreneurial topics. And that's because he's pretty much done it all.

Related: 10 Inspiring Quotes From Billionaire Entrepreneur and Shark Tank Star Mark Cuban

Launching Virgin in his early 20s and growing it into a massive organization that now oversees more than 400 companies worldwide, Branson used passion, motivation and risk-taking to drive him to success. Not only has the genius entrepreneur built a business empire, but he also spends much of his time helping others, enjoying life and even trying to fly people to outer space.

Today, you'll likely catch Branson working on his nonprofit foundation Virgin Unite, meeting and supporting the people who work for Virgin Group or perhaps even taking a quick windsurfing session with Barack Obama.

Related: 12 Quotes on Motivation from Today's Thought Leaders

There's much to learn from the selfless, courageous entrepreneur.

Here are 11 quotes from Branson that will motivate you to change the world.

On opportunity

On making mistakes

On leadership

On motivation

On failure

On the future

On collaboration

On success

On creativity

Related: 10 Magical J.K. Rowling Quotes to Motivate and Inspire You

On empowerment

On mindset

Rose Leadem is a freelance writer for 

Want to be an Entrepreneur Leadership Network contributor? Apply now to join.

Editor's Pick

Growing a Business

The Top 5 AI Tools That Can Revolutionize Your Workflow and Boost Productivity

Discover the top 5 AI tools for marketing and content creation that every marketer needs to know.

Science & Technology

No More ChatGPT? Here's Why Small Language Models Are Stealing the AI Spotlight

Entrepreneurs can leverage this growing tech to create innovative, efficient and targeted AI solutions.

Starting a Business

How to Find the Right Programmers: A Brief Guideline for Startup Founders

For startup founders under a plethora of challenges like timing, investors and changing market demand, it is extremely hard to hire programmers who can deliver.

Business News

How to Build a Successful Startup, According to an Investor Who Made Early Bets on Twitter, Lyft, and Twitch

He's found a few patterns after nearly two decades of investing in startups.