Jack Ma quotes

Born
15 October 1964 Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.

Occupation
Business magnate, investor, and philanthropist.

Ma Yun born October 15, 1964, known professionally as Jack Ma, is a Chinese business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a multinational technology conglomerate.

I don’t want to be liked. I want to be respected.
– Jack Ma
Alibaba is an ecosystem that helps small business to grow.
– Jack Ma
China’s government is so strong on investment, so strong on exporting, but they’re too weak on domestic consumption.
– Jack Ma
I respect Apple. It’s a great company that changed the world, especially the mobile time.
– Jack Ma
The American multinational companies made millions and millions of dollars from globalization.
– Jack Ma
If you’re doing business, not that simple to only buy. You have to create something. You have to create something that never exist for the future.
– Jack Ma
I don’t want people in China to have deep pockets but shallow minds.
– Jack Ma
Spending money is much more difficult than making money.
– Jack Ma
We should keep on going along the path of globalization. Globalization is good… when trade stops, war comes.
– Jack Ma
I think young generation is always better than last generation. No matter you like it or don’t like it. My father said, ‘Jack, I’m so good, you’ll never be’ – but I’m better than him. My father is better than my grandfather. My children will be better than us.
– Jack Ma
I think Yahoo is a great company, with great assets.
– Jack Ma
You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die.
– Jack Ma
China is still the fastest growing economy in the world, but we need to learn how to use money in a better way, and it’s about quality, not quantity.
– Jack Ma
I know nothing about technology.
– Jack Ma
When I was 12 years old, I went to swim in a lake, and I almost died in that lake because the water was too deep – much deeper than I thought.
– Jack Ma
What kind of business world are we living in?
– Jack Ma
Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.
– Jack Ma
I’m not a tech guy. I’m looking at the technology with the eyes of my customers, normal people’s eyes.
– Jack Ma
If the ‘Post’ can play the role of a connector between the West and the East, I have confidence in the paper’s future success.
– Jack Ma
Trade is a communication of cultures and values.
– Jack Ma
I think U.S. and Chinese businesses need a common language and dialogue.
– Jack Ma
My job is to help more people have jobs.
– Jack Ma
Our philosophy is, using internet technology, we can make every company become Amazon.
– Jack Ma
I want to stress the importance of being fair to our readers. You should not impose your own view and prejudice on the readers and try to lead them to a conclusion. As a reader, I understand what a fair report is.
– Jack Ma
The world needs new leadership, but the new leadership is about working together.
– Jack Ma
There are big problems that change the world. If we are working together, that will make us understand each other, appreciate each other, help each other.
– Jack Ma
When I am myself, I am happy and have a good result.
– Jack Ma
I like to play cards. I’m not very good, because I don’t want to calculate, I just play by instinct. But I’ve learned a lot of business philosophy by playing poker.
– Jack Ma
Chinese people, young people, they don’t go shopping a lot in department stores. All department store guys hate me. They say business is bad because of Jack.
– Jack Ma
The very important thing you should have is patience.
– Jack Ma
Today the financial market is no good, but the money is there.
– Jack Ma
I don’t care about revenues.
– Jack Ma
People think, ‘Jack, you do too much.’
– Jack Ma
Every technological revolution takes about 50 years.
– Jack Ma
My vision is to build an e-commerce ecosystem that allows consumers and businesses to do all aspects of business online.
– Jack Ma