Great Jeff Bezos Quotes

Because, you know, resilience – if you think of it in terms of the Gold Rush, then you’d be pretty depressed right now because the last nugget of gold would be gone. But the good thing is, with innovation, there isn’t a last nugget. Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities.


Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities.


If you’re competitor-focused, you have to wait until there is a competitor doing something. Being customer-focused allows you to be more pioneering.


It’s hard to find things that won’t sell online.


Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room


A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.


I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.


If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large.


If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.


I think technology advanced faster than anticipated. In that whirlwind, a lot of companies didn’t survive. The reason we have done well is because, even in that whirlwind, we kept heads-down focused on the customers. All the metrics that we can track about customers have improved every year.


The Internet is disrupting every media industry…people can complain about that, but complaining is not a strategy. And Amazon is not happening to book selling, the future is happening to book selling.


Are you lazy or just incompetent?


The world is littered with corpses that predicted technology in a particular arena was done. If there’s another gigantic step change out there, we don’t yet know what it is.


If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.


People who are right most of the time are people who change their minds often


It’s not an experiment if you know it’s going to work


We are stubborn on vision. We are flexible on details.


Life’s too short to hang out with people who aren’t resourceful.


If you’re not stubborn, you’ll give up on experiments too soon. And if you’re not flexible, you’ll pound your head against the wall and you won’t see a different solution to a problem you’re trying to solve.


If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large.