The founder of Alibaba, Jack Ma is no less than a genius. His journey to success is not an easy one. After witnessing rejection from giants like KFC, he literally created rags-to-riches story. He took 9 years of practice to learn proficient English and he faced many setbacks in his high school and finally graduated to become English professor in a local college. As soon as he was introduced to the internet, he founded Alibaba with the help of some friends with $60,000. After that everything is history. We have compiled a list of motivational Jack Ma Quotes – must read for every success seeker. Jack Ma quotes will completely change the outlook of your life. 

45 Motivational Jack Ma Quotes

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1. “We will make it because we are young and we will never, never give up.” – Jack Ma

2. “We appreciate yesterday, but we’re looking for a better tomorrow.” – Jack Ma

3. “I want to change history, do something important in my life, and influence individuals like we have with millions of small businesses on Alibaba. Then they love and respect you because you made their life important.” – Jack Ma

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4. “A peace talk is always difficult, always complicated.” Jack Ma

5. “It’s very difficult to know the outside world, but you know yourself. You know your need and what you want. If I know myself better, I can change myself to meet the outside world.” – Jack Ma

6. “You need the right people with you, not the best people.” – Jack Ma

7. “You’ve got to make your team have value, innovation, and vision.” – Jack Ma

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8. “The very important thing you should have is patience.” Jack Ma

9. “Never ever compete on prices, instead compete on services and innovation.” – Jack Ma

10. “Intelligent people need a fool to lead them. When the team’s all a bunch of scientists, it is best to have a peasant lead the way. His way of thinking is different. It’s easier to win if you have people seeing things from different perspectives.” – Jack Ma

11. “If the customer loves you, the government will have to love you.” – Jack Ma

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12. “Today is cruel. Tomorrow is crueller. And the day after tomorrow is beautiful.” Jack Ma

13. “You’ve to make consumers smart. An e-commerce portal doesn’t sell a product at cheaper rates, instead an offline shop sells it at a costlier prices.” – Jack Ma

14. “I call myself a blind man riding on a blind tiger.” – Jack Ma

15. “We’re never in lack of money. We lack people with dreams, (people) who can die for those dreams.” – Jack Ma

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16. “If you don’t give up, you still have a chance. Giving up is the greatest failure.” Jack Ma

17. “I call myself a blind man riding on a blind tiger.” – Jack Ma

18. “We’re never in lack of money. We lack people with dreams, (people) who can die for those dreams.” – Jack Ma

19. “It doesn’t matter if I failed. At least I passed the concept on to others. Even if I don’t succeed, someone will succeed.” – Jack Ma

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20. “I don’t want to be liked. I want to be respected.” – Jack Ma

21. “A leader should have higher grit and tenacity, and be able to endure what the employees can’t.” – Jack Ma 

22. “I don’t want people (in China) to have deep pockets but shallow minds.” – Jack Ma

23. “You never know how much can you do in your life. You’ve to make consumers smart. An e-commerce portal doesn’t sell a product at cheaper rates, instead an offline shop sells it at a costlier price.” – Jack Ma

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24. “Opportunity lies in the place where the complaints are.” Jack Ma

25. “I don’t care about revenues.” – Jack Ma

26. “You never know that the things you’re doing are that meaningful to society.” – Jack Ma

27. “If we are a good team and know what we want to do, one of us can defeat ten of them.” – Jack Ma

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28. “If we are a good team and know what we want to do, one of us can defeat ten of them.” Jack Ma

29. “Life is so short, so beautiful. Don’t be so serious about work. Enjoy life.” – Jack Ma

30. “When you are small, you have to be very focused and rely on your brain, not your strength.” – Jack Ma

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31. “They called me crazy Jack. I think crazy is good. We’re crazy but we’re not stupid.” – Jack Ma

32. “My job is to help more people have jobs.” – Jack Ma

33. “When we have money, we start making mistakes.” – Jack Ma

34. “We should never finish a 20 year program in two years.” – Jack Ma

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35. “You need the right people with you, not the best people.” – Jack Ma

36. “Without internet, there would have been no Jack Ma, and no Alibaba or Taobao.” – Jack Ma

37. “I’m not a tech guy. I’m looking at the technology with the eyes of my customers, normal people’s eyes.” – Jack Ma

38. “Never ever do business with the government. Be in love with them, never marry them.” – Jack Ma

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39. “You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die.”  Jack Ma

40. “No matter how tough the chase is, you should always have the dream you saw on the first day. It’ll keep you motivated and rescue you (from any weak thoughts).” – Jack Ma

41. “Help young people. Help small guys. Because small guys will be big. Young people will have the seeds you bury in their minds, and when they grow up, they will change the world.” – Jack Ma

42. “I try to make myself happy because I know that if I’m not happy, my colleagues are not happy and my shareholders are not happy and my customers are not happy.” – Jack Ma

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43. “If you’ve never tried, how will you ever know if there’s any chance ?”  Jack Ma

44. “Today, making money is very simple. But making sustainable money while being responsible to the society and improving the world is very difficult.” – Jack Ma

45. “Instead of learning from other people’s success, learn from their mistakes. Most of the people who fail share common reasons (to fail) whereas success can be attributed to various different kinds of reasons.” – Jack Ma

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