20 Inspirational Sara Blakely Quotes

20 Inspirational Sara Blakely Quotes

Sara Blakely is the founder of Spanx, an American intimate apparel company with pants and leggings, founded in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2012, Blakely was named in Time magazine’s “Time 100” annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. As of 2014, she is listed as the 93rd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes. May her quotes inspire you to believe in yourself and take action on living life how you want it to be.

“To me, failure means not trying.” Sara Blakely

“Don’t be afraid to fail.” Sara Blakely

“I did not have the most experience in the industry or the most money, but I cared the most.” Sara Blakely

“There is hidden blessing in the most traumatic things we go through in our lives.” Sara Blakely

“The smartest thing I ever did was to hire my weakness.” Sara Blakely

“Trust your gut.” Sara Blakely

“You’ve got to embrace what you don’t know.” Sara Blakely

“The qualities I most admire in women are confidence and kindness.” Sara Blakely

“I feel like money makes you more of who you already are.” Sara Blakely

“Perseverance is the key to starting a successful business.” Sara Blakely

“I think failure is nothing more than life’s way of nudging you that you are off course. My attitude to failure is not attached to outcome, but in not trying. It is liberating.” Sara Blakely

“I had been visualizing being self-employed.” Sara Blakely

“We can make the world a better place.” Sara Blakely

“Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know.” Sara Blakely

“My revenue was $4 million my first year in business, off of one $20 item.” Sara Blakely

“Money is fun to make, fun to spend and fun to give away.” Sara Blakely

“Within the first year of launching my company, Spanx, I decided to go over to England and cold-call Harrods, Harvey Nichols, and Selfridges the same way I had cold-called Neiman Marcus, Saks, Nordstrom, and Bloomingdale’s here in the United States.” Sara Blakely

“What you don’t know can be your greatest asset.” Sara Blakely

“When something I can’t control happens, I ask myself, where is the hidden gift? Where is the positive in this?” Sara Blakely

“It’s important to be willing to make mistakes. The worst thing that can happen is you become memorable.” Sara Blakely

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