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Jack Ma Quotes


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

The Jack Ma's quote says that opportunities are found where the complaints are.

As hard as opportunities are to find, we often find them in unfavourable and strenuous situations.

We cannot achieve success without work and effort, also for the opportunity. It comes when we have overcome adversity.

So our attitude should not be lazy or dodgy toward adversity. We must be positive and rational and deal directly with complications and complaints to discover any opportunities or success.


“A good boss is better than a good company.”


“I always find people smarter than I am. Then my job is to make sure smart people can work together. Stupid people can work together easily, smart people can't.”


“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.”


“If you want your business to succeed, it is critical to appoint enough female leaders.”


“Women balance the logic and the instinct. I would say this is the 'secret sauce' of the company.” “Men think about themselves more; women think about others more.”


“If you want your life to be simple, you shouldn't be a leader.”


“As entrepreneurs, if you're not optimistic, you're in trouble. So the people I choose, they have to be optimistic.”


“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.”


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


“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.”


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


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


“Luck is very important. Of course, you can't wait for luck, because it won't come. While you start a journey, luck may eventually come to you.”


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


“No matter what your current condition, how or where you grew up, or what education or training you feel you lack, you can be successful in your chosen endeavor. It is spirit, fortitude, and hardiness that matter more than where you start.”

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