Jack Ma Quotes

Last updated: July 7th, 2020

“My job is to help more people have jobs.”

“No matter how tough the chase is, you should always have the dream you saw on the first day. It’ll keep you motivated and rescue you (from any weak thoughts).”

Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine

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.

I’m not a tech guy. I’m looking at the technology with the eyes of my customers, normal people’s eyes.

“Without internet, there would have been no Jack Ma, and no Alibaba or Taobao.” 

 “My job is to help more people have jobs.”

 “You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die.”

I don’t want to be liked. I want to be respected

The very important thing you should have is patience.

“I try to make myself happy 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.”

“I’m not a tech guy. I’m looking at the technology with the eyes of my customers, normal people’s eyes.”

“Never ever do business with the government. Be in love with them, never marry them.”

Nobody wanted to believe Jack Ma.

I want people to learn what democracy means.

I know nothing about technology.

I want people to learn what democracy means.

I know nothing about technology.

Today the financial market is no good, but the money is there.

I think Yahoo is a great company, with great assets.

I absolutely don’t have $20 billion. But I’d love to, right?

The very important thing you should have is patience.

I don’t care about revenues.

People think, ‘Jack, you do too much.

What kind of business world are we living in?

 “Life is so short, so beautiful. Don’t be so serious about work. Enjoy the lives.” 

 “Today, making money is very simple. But making sustainable money while being responsible to the society and improving the world is very difficult.” 

“If we are a good team and know what we want to do, one of us can defeat ten of them.” 

. “I don’t want people to have deep pockets but shallow minds.” 

“If you’ve never tried, how will you ever know if there’s any chance?” 

“I call myself a blind man riding on a blind tiger.”

“If the customer loves you, the government will have to love you.” 

I’m a normal guy.”

You should learn from your competitor but never copy. Copy and you die.

We are never in a lack of money. We lack people with dreams, who can die for those dreams.

If there are nine rabbits on the ground, if you want to catch one, just focus on one.

Forget about your competitors, just focus on your customers.

If you don’t give up, you still have a chance.

If you don’t do it, nothing’s possible.

“When we have money, we start making mistakes.”

“We should never finish a 20 year program in two years.”

“If you’ve never tried, how will you ever know if there’s any chance?”

“Opportunity lies in the place where the complaints are.”

“If we are a good team and know what we want to do, one of us can defeat ten of them.”

When people think too highly of you, you have the responsibility to calm down and be yourself.

Adopt and change before any major trends or changes.

Try to find the right people, not the best people.

If you want to win in the 21st century, yo have to empower others, making sure other people are better than you are. Then you will be successful.

“A peace talk is always difficult, always complicated.”

“You never know how much can you do in your life.”

“You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die.”

People think, ‘Jack, you do too much.

I don’t care about revenues.


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