Richard Branson is a British businessman, entrepreneur and investor. He is one of the most successful people nowadays and he is known as the founder of Virgin Group.


His actual net worth is $5.1 Billion and has more than 400 companies, which makes him one of the most highly respected CEOs in the world.


Famous and successful people are known to usually say wise words. So, here are 33 great inspirational quotes from Richard Branson that might inspire you and push you to achieve your dreams:



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“I think it’s quite great to set yourself a big challenge, and then you’ve got another reason for keeping fit.” – Richard Branson


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“For a successful entrepreneur it can mean extreme wealth. But with extreme wealth comes extreme responsibility. And the responsibility for me is to invest in creating new businesses, create jobs, employ people, and to put money aside to tackle issues where we can make a difference.”– Richard Branson


“Happiness is the secret ingredient for successful businesses. If you have a happy company it will be invincible.”Richard Branson


“To me, business isn’t about wearing suits or pleasing stockholders. It’s about being true to yourself, your ideas and focusing on the essentials.”– Richard Branson


“When you’re first thinking through an idea, it’s important not to get bogged down in complexity. Thinking simply and clearly, is hard to do.” – Richard Branson


“You’ve got to take risks if you’re going to succeed. I would much rather ask forgiveness than permission.” – Richard Branson


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“If you’re hurt, lick your wound and get up again. If you’ve given it your absolute best, it’s time to move forward.” – Richard Branson


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“If you don’t succeed at first, there’s no need for the F word (Failure). Pick yourself up and try, try again.” – Richard Branson


“Learn from failure. If you are an entrepreneur and your first venture wasn’t a success, welcome to the club!” – Richard Branson


“Take a chance. It’s the best way to test yourself. Have fun and push boundaries.”– Richard Branson


“Entrepreneurship is about turning what excites you in life into capital, so that you can do more of it and move forward with it.” – Richard Branson


“The best advice I could give anyone is to spend your time working on whatever you are passionate about in life.” – Richard Branson


“Through the right people focusing on the right things, we can, in time, get on top of a lot if not most of the problems of this world. And that’s what a number of us are trying to do.” Richard Branson


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“Chance favors the prepared mind. The more you practice, luckier you become.” Richard Branson


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“If you spot an opportunity and are really excited by it, throw yourself into it with everything you’ve got.” – Richard Branson


“My definition of success? The more you’re actively and practically engaged, the more successful you will feel.” – Richard Branson


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“Entrepreneurial business favors the open mind. It favors people whose optimism drives them to prepare for many possible futures, pretty much purely for the joy of doing so.” – Richard Branson


“Your company should act as a springboard for ambitious employees, not a set of shackles.” –Richard Branson


“Life is a series of ups and clowns. Make it worth your wild!” – Richard Branson


“Once a changemaker, always a changemaker but only a few swim against the tide.” – Richard Branson


You can’t do a good business with a bad person. Find the right people to work with and you can’t go wrong.” – Richard Branson


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“Don’t think what’s the cheapest way to do it or what’s the fastest way to do it…think ‘what’s the most amazing way to do it’.” – Richard Branson


“One thing is certain in business. You and everyone around you will make mistakes.” – Richard Branson


“My philosophy is that if I have any money I invest it in new ventures and not have it sitting around.” – Richard Branson


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Between all these inspirational quotes from Richard Branson, which ones are your favorites? Let us know about it in the comment section below.