50+ Jack Ma Quotes

Jack Ma – Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group is the world’s 20th Billionaire with a Net Worth of more than $39 billion as 2018. He is a 53-year-old Chinese Businessman, investor, and philanthropist who founded Alibaba on 4th April 1999. There are a lot of learning each individual must get from him. We at VenturesVista have compiled a list of all Jack Ma Quotes which will help you understand how he grew, what where his principals and what should be followed in life if you want to be a billionaire few years down the line.

Jack Ma Quote Today Is Difficult #1

“Today is difficult, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.”

He says that if you wish to achieve success in life then it will not be a walk on roses. You will come across lots of problems in your way to success. But if you are determined to achieve your goal then today’s difficulties will not be able to stop you.

Jack Ma Quotes On Competition #2

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

He says that it is always necessary to keep an eye on what your competitors are doing. It will help you understand some hidden market trends. But at the same time he also says that you should never copy what your competitors do. People will soon recoznise you as a copy brand and it will inturn raise the market value of the brand you copied from. In this quote jack ma says that always maintain your originality.

Jack Ma Quote On Team Building #3

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

Jack Ma Quotes On Winning #4

“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 Quote On Opportunity #5

“Today, if you want to be a great company, think about what social problem you could solve.”

We have observed a similar thought of Sundar Pichai (CEO of Google). He says- “We try to work on things which billions of people will use every day”.  So its a learning for us that always focus on quantity along with quality.

Jack Ma Quotes On Hard Working #6

“If we go to work at 8 am and go home at 5 pm, this is not a high-tech company and Alibaba will never be successful. If we have that kind of 8-to-5 spirit, then we should just go and do something else. “

If you really want to be successful and also want to make your company successful at the same time then you should not do an 8 to 5 duty. This is because opportunities can knock in at any time in your life and you have to be ready.

Jack Ma Quote On Never Giving Up #7

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

He intends to encourage the young people to work harder and harder and to never give up until you achieve your dreams.

Jack Ma Quotes About Efforts #8

“In carrying out e-commerce, the most important thing is to keep doing what you are doing right now with passion, to keep it up.”

Jack Ma Quote On Trying Harder #9

“The dark days at Alibaba: If you don’t give up, you still have a chance. And when you are small, you have to be very focused and rely on your brain, not your strength.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Never Giving Up#10

“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).”

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Jack Ma Quote On Encouraging Youths #11

“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 Quotes About Staying Happy #12

“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 Quote On Utilizing The Opportunity #13

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

Jack Ma Quotes About Vision #14

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

Jack Ma Thoughts On Government #15

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


Jack Ma Quote On Helping Others #16

“My job is to help more people have jobs.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Making Mistakes #17

“When we have money, we start making mistakes.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Implementation #18

“We should never finish a 20 year program in two years.”

Jack Ma Quote On Trying #19

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

Jack Ma Quotes On Being Down To Earth #20

“I’m a normal guy.”

Jack Ma Thoughts On Failure #21

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

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Jack Ma Quote On Enjoying Life #22

 “Life is so short, so beautiful. Don’t be so serious about work. Enjoy the lives.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Opportunities #23

“Opportunity lies in the place where the complaints are.”

Jack Ma Quote On Utilizing Strengths #24

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

Jack Ma Quotes On Making Money #25

“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 Quote About Leadership #26

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

Jack Ma Quotes On Staying Calm #27

“A peace talk is always difficult, always complicated.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Personal Goal #28

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

Jack Ma Quote On Personal Goal #29

“I don’t want to be liked. I want to be respected.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Efforts #30

“You never know how much can you do in your life.”

Jack Ma Quote On Himself #31

“I call myself a blind man riding on a blind tiger.”

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Jack Ma Quotes On Efforts #32

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


Jack Ma Quote On Patience #33

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

Jack Ma Quotes On Competition #34

“Never ever compete on prices, instead compete on services and innovation.”

Jack Ma Quote On Learning #35

“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 Quotes On Government #36

“If the customer loves you, the government will have to love you.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Team #37

“You need the right people with you, not the best people.”

Jack Ma Quote On Team #38

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

Jack Ma Quotes On Future #39

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

Jack Ma Thoughts On Changing the Future #40

“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 Quote On Being Positive #41

“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.”

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Jack Ma Quotes On Deserving #42

“If you are poor at 35 you deserve it.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Changing Yourself #43

“If we want to change the world, we change ourselves.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Trying #44

“Once in your life, try something, work hard at something. Try to change. Nothing bad can happen.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Working #45

“Before you’re 30, work for a small company, learn passion, learn to dream.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Focus #46

“If there are nine rabbits on the ground, if you want to catch one, just focus on one.”


Jack Ma Quotes On Implementation #47

“The world will not remember what you say, but it will not forget what you have done.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Following Your Dreams #48

“Stay hungry and follow your dreams.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Leadership #49

“You cannot unify everyone’s thoughts, but you can unify everyone through a common goal.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Success #50

“Remember that your past success may lead to your future failure. However, if you learn a lesson from every failure, then you may ultimately succeed.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Success #51

“If you want to win in the 21st century, you have to empower others, making sure other people are better than you. Then you will be successful.”

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Jack Ma Quotes On Being Crazy #52

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

Jack Ma Quotes On Customers #53

“Forget about your competitors. Just focus on your customers.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Having A Dream #54

“Everybody should have a dream.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Wealth #55

“I never thought the money I have belongs to me. It belongs to society.”

Jack Ma Quotes On Enjoying Life #56

“Sooner or later you’ll regret it if you spend all your time at work”

Jack Ma Quotes On Rejection #57

“When KFC came to China, 24 people went for the job, 23 people were accepted – I was the only guy rejected”

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