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Quotes of Ratan Tata

35 Inspirational Quotes for Succeed by The Great Industrialist of India, Ratan Tata:

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“I have these things for those who want to be at the forefront of life.”

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– Ratan Tata

1. “I don’t believe in taking right decisions. I take decisions and then make them right.”

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2. “There are many things that, if I have to relive, maybe I will do it another way. But I would not like to look back and think what I have not been able to do.”

3. “Take the stones people throw at you. And use them to build a monument.”

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4. “If you want to walk fast, walk alone. But if you want to walk far, walk together”

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5. “A person who is trying to copy others will be a successful person for a while, but he won’t be able to succeed further in life.”

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6. “None can destroy iron, but its own rust can. Likewise, none can destroy a person but his own mindset can.”

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7. “Ups and downs in life are very important to keep us going because a straight line even in an ECG means we are not alive.”

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8. “All of us do not have equal talent. Yet all of us have an equal opportunityto develop our talents.”

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9. “Don’t be serious, enjoy life as it comes.”

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10. “If there are challenges thrown across, then some interesting, innovative solutions are found. Without challenges, the tendency is to go on the same way.”

11. “If a founder has passion and innovation, he needs to be supported. I am more intuitive than a numbers person, and I recognize that not all investments are going to be positive. Some may fail, and some may have problems for other reasons. That is life.”

12. “A founder who is in for the short run or has no passion for the sector he is in, doesn’t give me a great deal of comfort.” 

13. “I may have hurt some people along the way, but I would like to be seen as somebody who has done his best to do the right thing for any situation and not compromised.”

14. “If it stands the test of public scrutiny, do it… if it doesn’t stand the test of public scrutiny then don’t do it.”

15. “Apart from values and ethics which I have tried to live by, the legacy I would like to leave behind is a very simple one – that I have always stood up for what I consider to be the right thing, and I have tried to be as fair and equitable as I could be.”

16. “Some entrepreneurs talk of a high burn rate, high advertising rate, and so on, with no outcome, so it doesn’t impress me. But an entrepreneur who has that kind of a feeling of responsibility towards his investors is somebody who will have all my support.”

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17. “If we dispense with some of our self-made boundaries, India can really take its place in the world as an economic power. It hasn’t happened because we, sadly, don’t look at ourselves as Indians but as Punjabis or Parsis, unlike the Americans. Don’t make such boundaries.”

18. “Deal with Crises in such a way that you can hold your head high and sleep well at night.

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19. “Challenges need to be given to an organization.”

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20. “I’m the non-executive chairman of nine or so major companies, and on the nine companies, it’s a little trying because you jump from one industry to another, as the case might be. But one had the reasonable knowledge of those nine activities, and it’s been an exciting job.”

21. “I am proud of my country. But we need to unite to make a unified India, free of communalism and casteism. We need to build India into a land of equal opportunity for all. We can be a truly great nation if we set our sights high and deliver to the people the fruits of continued growth, prosperity and equal opportunity.”

22. “I admire people who are very successful. But if that success has been achieved through too much ruthlessness, then I may admire that person, but I can’t respect him.”

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23. “Eat your food as your medicines. Otherwise you have to eat Medicines.”

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24. “I will certainly not join politics. I would like to be remembered as a clean businessman who has not partaken in any twists and turns beneath the surface, and one who has been reasonably successful.”

25. “I do not know how history will judge me, but let me say that I’ve spent a lot of time and energy trying to transform the Tatas from a patriarchal concern to an institutional enterprise. It would, therefore, be a mark of failure on my part if it were perceived that Ratan Tata epitomizes the Group’s success. What I have done is establish growth mechanisms, play down individuals and play up the team that has made the companies what they are. I, for one, am not the kind who loves dwelling on the ‘I’. If history remembers me at all, I hope it will be for this transformation.”

26. After I retired, it seemed to me that there was a whole new world out there, which was a digital world driven by a marketplace, basically, which had a huge potential driven by handheld devices, which would one day become the virtual retail store of India.”

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27.  “Don’t be Shy at 4 Things:

–      Old Clothes: Because your clothes doesn’t define your talent.

–      Poor Friends: Because there is no status in friendship.

–      Old Mom Dad: Because what you are today is because of them.

–      Simple Living: Because Success can’t be judge by appearance.”

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28. “Business need to go beyond the interest of their companies to the communities they serve.”

29. “The Internet has opened a highway for commerce, which is being used today by new-age startups and will also be used by old business when it suits them.”

30. “The strong live and the weak die. There is some bloodshed, and out of it emerges a much leaner industry, which tends to survive.”

31. “The day I am not able to fly will be a sad day for me.”

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32. “I felt a bit defeated. But I think you never quit underthose circumstances. You feel like quitting, but you don’t.” (During hard times even for Tata)

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33. “The memories of personal sacrifices, loyalty and individual acts of heroism will always remain in my memory, to reinforce the great sense of pride I have in having been a member of this team.”

34. “I would say that one of the things I wish I could do differently would be to be more outgoing.”

35. “To set an example, one has to make one’s own way.”

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