Without internet, there would have been no Jack Ma, and no Alibaba or Taobao.
You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die.
Today, making money is very simple. But making sustainable money while being responsible to the society and improving the world is very difficult.
Never ever compete on prices, instead compete on services and innovation.
When we have money, we start making mistakes.
Instead of learning from other people’s success, learn from their mistakes. Most of the people who fail share common reasons to fail, whereas success can be attributed to various different kinds of reasons.
When you are small, you have to be very focused and rely on your brain, not your strength.
A peace talk is always difficult, always complicated.
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.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
I think it's very important to have a feedback loop, where you're constantly thinking about what you've done and how you could be doing it better.
It's OK to have your eggs in one basket as long as you control what happens to that basket.
I don't think it's a good idea to plan to sell a company.
You shouldn't do things differently just because they're different. They need to be... better.
One of the most difficult things is not to change society, but to change yourself.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
To be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.
Man’s goodness is a flame that can be hidden but never extinguished.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Forgiveness liberates the soul. It removes fear. That is why it is such a powerful weapon.
There can be no greater gift than that of giving one’s time and energy to help others without expecting anything in return.
It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are given, that separates one person from another.
Fools multiply when wise men are silent.
May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
While poverty persists, there is no true freedom.
I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.
Action without vision is only passing time, vision without action is merely day dreaming, but vision with action can change the world.
Poverty is not an accident. Like slavery and apartheid, it is man-made and can be removed by the actions of human beings.
When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
If you want the cooperation of humans around you, you must make them feel they are important, and you do that by being genuine and humble.
Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.
People respond in accordance to how you treat them.
I’ve learned that whenever I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
We need much less than we think we need.
If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me?
Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.
A wise woman wishes to be no one’s enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone’s victim.
Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet.