Jeff Bezos quotes are about his love for technology as he invests billions of dollars into aerospace and his company Amazon. His remarks clearly state that he has no intention to play dead but continues to find ways to make money and improve his presence on the world stage. He looks forward to the future and not just the present to keep his company alive. He and Elon Musk are both on a quest to discover more about space and their is beef between them.
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Jeff Bezos quotes deal in a deep sense with the use of the internet and his business ventures, practices and accomplishments. He doesn’t say much about himself and speaks more about business and how one aught to run their company. His quotes are vision driven with emphasis on the tomorrow as he believes in continuous results even after decades of being on top. It was said that in 2011, Larry Page used an idea that Bezos implemented by reorganizing Google Inc. Below are many quotes that may inspire those seeking to emulate Mr. Bezos.
Best Jeff Bezos Quotes
“I believe you have to be willing to be misunderstood if you're going to innovate.”
“It's not an experiment if you know it's going to work.”
“A company shouldn't get addicted to being shiny, because shiny doesn't last.”
“The human brain is an incredible pattern-matching machine.”
“If you can't tolerate critics, don't do anything new or interesting.”
“It is very difficult to get people to focus on the most important things when you're in boom times.”
“If you don't understand the details of your business you are going to fail.”
“There are two kinds of companies, those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. We will be the second.”
“What we want to be is something completely new. There is no physical analog for what Amazon.com is becoming."
"A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.”
“If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.”
“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."
“There are two ways to extend a business. Take inventory of what you're good at and extend out from your skills. Or determine what your customers need and work backward, even if it requires learning new skills. Kindle is an example of working backward.”
“The killer app that got the world ready for appliances was the light bulb. So the light bulb is what wired the world. And they weren't thinking about appliances when they wired the world. They were really thinking about - they weren't putting electricity into the home. They were putting lighting into the home'."
“Because, you know, resilience - if you think of it in terms of the Gold Rush, then you'd be pretty depressed right now because the last nugget of gold would be gone. But the good thing is, with innovation, there isn't a last nugget. Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities.”
“But there's so much kludge, so much terrible stuff, we are at the 1908 Hurley washing machine stage with the Internet. That's where we are. We don't get our hair caught in it, but that's the level of primitiveness of where we are. We're in 1908.”
“What consumerism really is, at its worst is getting people to buy things that don't actually improve their lives.”
“The one thing that offends me the most is when I walk by a bank and see ads trying to convince people to take out second mortgages on their home so they can go on vacation. That's approaching evil.”
“I've always been at the intersection of computers and whatever they can revolutionize.”
"Life's too short to hang out with people who aren't resourceful.”
“You want your customers to value your service.”
“My own view is that every company requires a long-term view.”
“The common question that gets asked in business is, 'why?' That's a good question, but an equally valid question is, 'why not?'”
“If you're competitor-focused, you have to wait until there is a competitor doing something. Being customer-focused allows you to be more pioneering.”