The best Quotes by Jeff Bezos

The best Quotes by Jeff Bezos

Jeffrey Preston Bezos (né Jorgensen; born January 12, 1964) is an American business magnate, media proprietor, and investor. He is the founder, executive chairman, and former president and CEO of Amazon, the world's largest e-commerce and cloud computing company. With a net worth of US$160 billion as of September 2023, Bezos is the third-wealthiest person in the world.

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I want to thank every Amazon employee and every Amazon customer, 'cause you guys paid for all this.
July 2021, about the first manned Blue Origin flight to space
Reusable space vehicles are the only way to build a road to space. And we need to build a road to space so that our children can build the future.
July 2021, about the first manned Blue Origin flight to space
Everybody who's been to space says it changes them in some way, and I'm just really excited to figure out how it's gonna change me.
July 2021, about the first manned Blue Origin flight to space
This journey began some 27 years ago. Amazon was only an idea, and it had no name. The question I was asked most frequently at that time was, "What’s the internet?" Blessedly, I haven’t had to explain that in a long while.
February 2021
I'm excited to announce that this Q3 I'll transition to Executive Chair of the Amazon Board and Andy Jassy will become CEO. In the Exec Chair role, I intend to focus my energies and attention on new products and early initiatives
February 2021
Unity, empathy, and decency are not characteristics of a bygone era. Congratulations President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. By voting in record numbers, the American people proved again that our democracy is strong.
November 2020
We've had three big ideas at Amazon that we've stuck with for 18 years, and they're the reason we're successful: Put the customer first. Invent. And be patient.
A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.
I think frugality drives innovation, just like other constraints do. One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.
There are two kinds of companies; those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. One will be second.
(Amazon CEO)
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Quotes about Jeff Bezos

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If I wanted the government in my house, I'd buy Alexa.
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Miranda: "She didn't even have the balls to tell me she sent it. She just amazoned me."
Carrie: "Amazoned me? Did you just make that up?"
Carrie Bradshaw in And Just Like That... - Season 1 Episode 5
Would be great if someone found a tax loophole to make Amazon pay taxes in Germany.
Jan Böhmermann - December 2020
Brazil... the country with the second most valuable Amazon on earth.
John Oliver (Last Week Tonight)
Basically, Amazon is the industry trend setter. They're the Michael Jackson of shipping: They're the best at what they do, everyone tries to imitate them, and nobody who learns a third thing about them is happy that they did.
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Books & more.
(Amazon) - 1999
New Mexico. It's another state. I mean, it's like California, just less traffic.
Lalo Salamanca in Better Call Saul - Season 6 Episode 5
I love the American Southwest, for starters. You may call them Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah. I call them heaven.
Deangelo Vickers in The Office - Season 7 Episode 20
I have traveled to many places but have no desire to leave New Mexico.
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They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to New Mexico - and that's pretty much the same thing.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
A two-state solution is the only way to guarantee the long-term security of both the Israeli and the Palestinian people.
To make sure Israelis and Palestinians alike live in equal measure of freedom and dignity, we will not give up on working towards that goal.
Joe Biden - November 2023
We must, without equivocation, denounce antisemitism.
We must, without equivocation, denounce Islamophobia.

To all of you hurting: You belong.

You're all America.
Joe Biden - Oktober 2023
The vast majority of Palestinians are not Hamas. And Hamas does not represent the Palestinian people.
Joe Biden - Oktober 2023
While I may be the first woman in this office, I will not be the last.
Kamala Harris (as Vice President-elect) - November 2020
I accept your nomination for Vice President of the United States of America.
Kamala Harris - November 2020
The American people have witnessed what is the greatest failure of any presidential administration in the history of our country.
Kamala Harris - 2020 United States vice presidential debate
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We can not suffer another four years of Donald Trump in White House.
Kamala Harris - July 2020
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Great companies are built on great products.
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In a world that's changing so quickly, you're guaranteed to fail if you don't take any risks.
Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook CEO)
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I've actually not read any books on time management.
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Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us.
I can remember in early elementary school when the Russians launched the first satellite. There was still so much unknown about space. People thought Mars was probably populated.
Most entrepreneurial ideas will sound crazy, stupid and uneconomic, and then they'll turn out to be right.
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If the Starbucks secret is a smile when you get your latte... ours is that the Web site adapts to the individual's taste.
Reed Hastings (Netflix CEO)
Stay hungry, stay foolish.
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Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people.
I've always dreamt about what it would be like to be in space looking back at this incredible earth. It's impossible to describe just how magnificent it is.
Richard Branson - July 2021, about Virgin Galactic flight to space
Gentlemen, we interfered, we are interfering and we will interfere.
Yevgeny Prigozhin - November 2022, about interfering in US elections
If one does not often make mistakes, then one has not challenged oneself enough.
I think we can all agree Elon isn't serious and it's time to move on. I offered a real date. Dana White offered to make this a legit competition for charity. Elon won't confirm a date, then says he needs surgery, and now asks to do a practice round in my backyard instead. If Elon ever gets serious about a real date and official event, he knows how to reach me. Otherwise, time to move on. I'm going to focus on competing with people who take the sport seriously.
Mark Zuckerberg - August 2023
I don't pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.
You want to be the pebble in the pond that creates the ripple for change.
Starbucks has a role and a meaningful relationship with people that is not only about the coffee.
You'll learn more about a road by traveling it than by consulting all the maps in the world.
Facebook is manipulating the public almost everywhere on Earth. That is why they won't open source their algorithm.
Elon Musk - August 2023
We really do believe that we can improve the world, one song at a time.
Daniel Ek (Spotify CEO)
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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