Richard Branson is one of the world’s successful business tycoon. The founder of the virgin groups, an empire 400 plus companies including airlines, credit cards, mobile phones and many more. The one among the top 10 richest men in UK struggled from dyslexia as a young boy and dropped out from studying when he was 16. His school headmaster once told him he would either end up in prison or become a millionaire. Today, we all know what he chose to be.
Here are 5 inspiring quotes from the most successful man:
Chance favours the prepared mind. The more you practice, the luckier top become.
Does luck always favour the wrong people? Hmm… Sometimes yes but most of the times it’s just the beginners luck. Then who does luck favour? Me? You? Or the undeserved guy? It favours the one whose preparation meets opportunities. Luck is an influence that seems to make things when people are actually doing the thing.
You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.
What’s the best way to cook? Cooking! What’s the best way to dance? Dancing! Best way to sing? Singing! If you see the best for anything we do is actually by doing it. No chef ever cooked perfect at a go, no dancer ever danced beautiful all at once. It took days of practice, years of struggle and countless failures to become that person. Rules are just the set of guidelines but practicality is where you see your dreams coming true.
Complexity is your enemy. Any fool can make something complicated. Its hard to make something simple.
Ever wondered if you were the reason for complexity of a problem? More often it’s you who decides the state of a problem or situation. All conversions are within. Either think the simplest of all as the complex or complex of all as the simplest your mind sincerely obeys you.
Life is a Helluva lot more fun if you say yes rather than no.
We have faced those times when we say no to something and realize saying yes would have brought you more surprises and fun. Think of all the opportunities, all the exposure, all the fun and happiness it brings when you are ready to face something.
Screw it. Let’s do it.
I love this line. I love the way he says screw it. Screw all the reasons which you keep telling yourself for not doing it, screw your past, screw your negative thoughts, screw your fears, screw your false notions, screw all the thoughts that’s stopping you from being what you want to be and start doing the things which will take you to that desired place.