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Jack Ma is the man behind Alibaba- one of the largest e-commerce company of the world. At the age of 50, he is the richest man in Asia with over net worth of $24 Billion.

His visionary attitude and entrepreneurship skills proved that even in a communist society, an entrepreneur can succeed. His leadership style, work ethics, and humility to accept mistakes are the major reasons behind his success.

I’ve collected a few nuggets of wisdom from Jack Ma which should be followed by all the aspiring entrepreneurs to make the successful business. Here are some Inspiring Quotes from Jack Ma.

42 Inspiring Jack Ma Quotes

  1. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine. – Jack Ma
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  2. You need the right people with you, not the best people. – Jack Ma
  3. If the customer loves you, the government will have to love you. – Jack Ma
  4. 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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  5. 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. – Jack Ma
  6. If you don’t give up, you still have a chance. Giving up is the greatest failure. – Jack Ma
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  7. Help young people. Hell 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
  8. If you’ve never tried, how will you ever know if there’s any chance? – Jack Ma
  9. 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
  10. You’ve got to make your team have value, innovation and vision. – Jack Ma
  11. The world will not remember what you say, but it will certainly not forget what you have done. – Jack Ma
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  12. When you are small, you have to be very focused and rely on your brain, not your strength. – Jack ma
  13. I don’t want people to have deep pockets but shallow minds. – Jack Ma
  14. You should learn from your competitor but never copy. Copy and you die. – Jack Ma
  15. If you don’t do it, nothing’s possible. – Jack Ma
  16. When KFC came to China, 24 people went for the job, 23 people were accepted – I was the only guy. – Jack Ma jack ma quotes
  17. 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
  18. If you want to grow, find a good opportunity. Today, if you want to be a great company, think about what social problem you could solve. – Jack Ma
  19. I call myself a blind man riding on a blind tiger. – Jack Ma
  20. A leader should never compare his technical skills with his employees. – Jack Ma
  21. Never ever do business with the government. Be in love with them, never marry them. – Jack Ma
  22. If you want to win in the 21st century, you have to empower others, making sure other people are better than you are. Then you will be successful. – Jack Ma
  23. When we have money, we start making mistakes. – Jack Ma
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  24. You never know how much can you do in your life. – Jack Ma
  25. If we are good team and know what we want to do, one of us can defeat ten of them. – Jack Ma
  26. You never know that the things you’re doing are the meaningful to society. – Jack Ma
  27. A leader should have higher grit and tenacity, and be able to endure what the employees can’t. – Jack Ma
  28. Never ever compete on prices, instead compete on services and innovation. – Jack Ma
  29. We should never finish a 20-year program in two years. – Jack Ma
  30. 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
  31. We appreciate yesterday, but we’re looking for a better tomorrow. – Jack Ma
  32. Opportunities lies in the place where the complaints are. – Jack Ma
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  33. If there are nice rabbits on the ground and if you want to catch one, just focus on one. – Jack Ma
  34. 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
  35. We will make it because, we are young and we will never, never give up. – Jack Ma
  36. Once in your life, try something. Work hard at something. Try to change, nothing bad can happen. – Jack Ma
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  37. A peace talk is always difficult, always complicated. – Jack Ma
  38. Life is so short, so beautiful. Don’t be so serious about work. Enjoy the lives. – Jack Ma
  39. If we go to work at 8 a.m. and go home at 5 p.m., 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. – Jack Ma
  40. If you’re Poor At 35, You Deserve It. – Jack Ma
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  41. No matter how successful you are in your career, you must always remember that we are here to live. keep yourself busy working, you will surely regret it. – Jack Ma
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  42. A real businessman or entrepreneur has no enemies. Once he understands this, then sky’s the limit. – Jack Ma

I hope you enjoyed the inspiring Jack Ma quotes, now don’t forget to share it with your friends. Out of these, which one is your favorite quote?


  1. Hi Vishnu !

    Thoroughly enjoyed this post. Before this, I had read very little about Jack Ma. Your post has increased my interest in him immensely.

    Second thing I want to suggest is to use a sharing plugin that enables your users to share these wonderful image posters you have created. I would love to share them with my friends at FB but there was no way to share them.


  2. This was so inspiring and i know it has added something to my life.
    Great thanks to Jack Ma for that big heart and more thanks to you for sharing these wonderful words of inspiration. Be blessed


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