39 Wise Jack Ma Quotes For Entrepreneurs

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For those of you unaware of Jack Ma, he’s the Chinese founder of Alibaba, a China based wholesale website. He was also only 3 spots away from making it onto the list of the richest people in the world this year.

Alibaba is the website millions of people use to import cheap goods from China in bulk for re-sale. It’s estimated that Jack Ma is now worth at least a whopping $20 billion.

Check out our list of wise Jack Ma quotes that all entrepreneurs can read and learn from.


39 Wise Jack Ma Quotes

1. “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

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

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

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

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

6. “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

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

8. “I don’t want people to have deep pockets but shallow minds.” – Jack Ma


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

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

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

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

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

14. “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

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

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

17. “I’m a normal guy.” – Jack Ma

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


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Jack Ma Quotes 219. “A leader should have higher grit and tenacity, and be able to endure what the employees can’t.” – Jack Ma

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

21. “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

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

23. “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

24. “Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.” – Jack Ma

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

26. “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

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

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

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


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

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

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

33. “You never know how much can you do in your life.” – Jack Ma

34. “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

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

36. “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

37. “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

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

39. “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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