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A collection of quotes by Jeff Bezos on business, retail, online, technology, service, customer, invention, brand, risk, survival, growth marketing and adversity.

23 Great Jeff Bezos Quotes That Will Inspire You To Think Big

Quick Facts

Famous As: Founder of Amazon.com

Born On: January 12, 1964

Born In: Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S

Founder / Co Founder: Amazon.com, Inc.

Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen, popularly known as Jeff Bezos, is an investor, online retail and technology pioneer from the U.S, and the founder and CEO of global technology and retail giant Amazon.com. Bezos is counted among the greatest entrepreneurs in history for revolutionising the online retail industry and spawning a global industry worth hundreds of billions of dollars. He studied at Princeton University, where he acquired a degree in computer science and electrical engineering in 1986. He worked for some time in a range of jobs before launching Amazon in 1994 and the company has grown into the biggest online retail website in the world. Bezos has diversified the company as well and Amazon Web Services provides a range of services that has further consolidated the company’s position as one of the most important corporations in the world. On the other hand, he is also regarded as one of the leading thinkers in the world due to his vision. He stands as the 5th richest person in the world. Bezos'ideas are not only different but often at odds with many of the business leaders. Being a pioneer in e-commerce, he has shared his thoughts and ideas through his sppeches, interviews or writings and influenced many young minds. He is one of the most inspirational and quotable business leaders today. We have tried to unearth some of his most quotable quotes. We bring to you a collection of his sayings and thoughts on leadership, business, entrepreneurship, innovation and technology that are sure to motivate and inspire you.

If we can keep our competitors focused on us while we stay focused on the customer, ultimately we'll turn out all right.

Jeff Bezos

People who are right most of the time are people who change their minds often.

Jeff Bezos

E-mail has some magical ability to turn off the politeness gene in a human being.

Jeff Bezos

I wanted a woman who could get me out of a Third World prison. Life's too short to hang out with people who aren't resourceful.

Jeff Bezos

The great thing about fact-based decisions is that they overrule the hierarchy.

Jeff Bezos

Invention is by its very nature disruptive. If you want to be understood at all times, then don't do anything new.

Jeff Bezos

We are stubborn on vision. We are flexible on details….

Jeff Bezos

Work Hard, have fun, make history

Jeff Bezos

We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It’s our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better.

Jeff Bezos

If you never want to be criticized, for goodness' sake don't do anything new.

Jeff Bezos

We can't be in survival mode. We have to be in growth mode.

Jeff Bezos

Your margin is my opportunity

Jeff Bezos

If you decide that you’re going to do only the things you know are going to work, you’re going to leave a lot of opportunity on the table.

Jeff Bezos

It's not an experiment if you know it's going to work.

Jeff Bezos

A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.

Jeff Bezos

The death knell for any enterprise is to glorify the past -- no matter how good it was.

Jeff Bezos

In the old world, you devoted 30% of your time to building a great service and 70% of your time to shouting about it. In the new world, that inverts.

Jeff Bezos

Cultures aren’t so much planned as they evolve from that early set of people.

Jeff Bezos

Position yourself with something that captures your curiosity, something that you're missionary about.

Jeff Bezos

Maintain a firm grasp of the obvious at all times.

Jeff Bezos

No business can continue to shrink. That can only go on for so long before irrelevancy sets in.

Jeff Bezos

As a company, one of our greatest cultural strengths is accepting the fact that if you’re going to invent, you’re going to disrupt.

Jeff Bezos

One of the things that I hope will distinguish Amazon.com is that we continue to be a company that defies easy analogy. This requires a lot of innovation, and innovation requires a lot of random walk.

Jeff Bezos