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A collection of thoughts and quotes by Anita Roddick on actions, change, inspire, life, purpose, courage, values, worth and living.

7 Inspiring Quotes By Anita Roddick That You Must Imbibe

Quick Facts

Born On: October 23, 1942

Died On: September 10, 2007

Born In: Littlehampton

Founder / Co Founder: Children On The Edge, 38 Degrees, The Body Shop

Died At Age: 64

Anita Roddick was an acclaimed British Businesswoman, and the founder of the popular cosmetic brand ‘The Body Shop’. She suffered from financial instability during her mid-thirties which led to the foundation of this company. She clubbed this vision with going eco-friendly emphasis which enhanced her customer base. Her company grew on a rapid speed as it showed an average growth of 50% every year. It became public within six years where it showed immense growth to get the pseudonym ‘The shares that defy gravity’. The company had customers in different time zones and it was also voted to be the 28th most trusted brand in the world. Apart from this, she was also a prolific social activist campaigning for various environmental issues. Some of her most notable works were ‘fighting against acid rain pollution’ and ‘positive energy campaign’. She was also a proud owner of the ‘Children on the Edge’ charity foundation which aimed at serving the disadvantaged children. Read on the collection of quotations and thoughts by the visionary business magnate which will give you a glimpse of what small business owners can accomplish. Take a look at the thoughts and quotes by Anita Roddick that will ignite you about life.

If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.

Anita Roddick

Cynicism is what passes for insight when courage is lacking.

Anita Roddick

There are 3 billion women in the world who don't look like supermodels and only 8 that do.

Anita Roddick

If you think you're too small to make a difference, you've never been to bed with a mosquito.

Anita Roddick

Be courageous. It's one of the only places left uncrowded

Anita Roddick

Values carry the message of shared purposes, standards and conceptions of what is worth living for and what is worth striving for.

Anita Roddick

The business of business should not just be about money, it should be about responsibility. It should be about public good, not private greed.

Anita Roddick