Jack Ma Quotes.
A startup for entrepreneurs is like a baby, and I have five babies so far – experienced father.
I even don’t dare to watch our stock price, because this is what other people think who you are. I dare not watch it. I think, let the market take care of themselves; we should take care of the business.
Giving up is the greatest failure.
The world will not remember what you say, but it will certainly not forget what you have done.
Find the right people, not the best people.
If Alibaba cannot become a Microsoft or Wal-Mart, I will regret it for the rest of my life.
My job is making money, helping other people make money. I am spending money, trying to make sure more people get rich, because you cannot spend a lot of money, right? So my job is spending money, helping others. This is a headache.
When I was starting out, I thought about how the Internet is global and that we should have a global name, a name that’s interesting. At that time, the best name was Yahoo! Suddenly I thought, ‘Alibaba is a good name.’
A leader should be a visionary and have more foresight than an employee.
People say, ‘Well you know the economy’s bad, so China consumption will be low. No, totally different. You Americans love to spend tomorrow’s money, and other people’s money maybe… We Chinese love to save money.
The world needs new leadership, but the new leadership is about working together.
My job is to help more people have jobs.
I’m a normal guy.
The opportunities that everyone cannot see are the real opportunities.
The difference between Amazon and us is Amazon is more like an empire – everything they control themselves, buy and sell.
If the ‘Post’ can play the role of a connector between the West and the East, I have confidence in the paper’s future success.
I try to make myself happy, no, 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.