35 Inspirational Rich DeVos Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Rich DeVos Quotes On Success

Rich DeVos was an American billionaire businessman, co-founder of Amway with Jay Van Andel, and owner of the Orlando Magic basketball team. At the time of his death, his net worth was $5.5 billion. May his quotes inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “I have seen countless people make a choice to be confident. If you don’t naturally feel bold and confident, you can choose an attitude of confidence.” Rich DeVos

2. “This is an exciting world. It is cram packed with opportunity. Great moments await around every corner.” Rich DeVos

3. “I’m proud that Jay and I, from the beginning, focused our efforts on helping people and giving them an opportunity. That continues to be the secret of Amway’s international success today.” Rich DeVos

4. “You can do it.” Rich DeVos

5. “If you wait till you know everything, you’ll never know anything.” Rich DeVos

6. “It’s not how well you handle the good days that determine how well you do in life, it’s how well you handle the bad days.” Rich DeVos

7. “Be a life enricher.” Rich DeVos

8. “Saying ‘I’m wrong’ is meaningless unless it comes from our heart, not just our lips. That often requires a genuine and profound change within ourselves, because we need to realize it’s simply human nature and that everyone makes mistakes.” Rich DeVos

9. “I’ve tried to do what is right regardless of critics.” Rich DeVos

10. “I have succeeded only by helping others succeed.” Rich DeVos

11. “I can’t dismiss my roots as a kid growing up during the Great Depression in the ordinary Midwestern town of Grand Rapids, Michigan. From the standpoint of money and material possessions, we were barely scraping by.” Rich DeVos

12. “My parents instilled a strong work ethic early on in my life.” Rich DeVos

13. “Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none.” Rich DeVos

14. “Overcome the negative by doing the positive.” Rich DeVos

15. “If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, ”Here comes number seventy-one!” Rich DeVos

16. “If I had some idea of a finish line, don’t you think I would have crossed it years ago?” Rich DeVos

17. “Delivering the ‘Grand Rapids Press’ taught me responsibility, accountability, and all the principles of the rewards of hard work.” Rich DeVos

18. “You make up your mind before you start that sacrifice.” Rich DeVos

19. “Life, it tends to respond to our outlook, to shape itself to meet our expectations.” Rich DeVos

20. “Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it’ when things are tough.” Rich DeVos

21. “A positive attitude is a choice, like walking to the other side of a street to avoid trouble or making a 180-degree turn when you feel you’re heading in the wrong direction.” Rich DeVos

22. “The easiest thing to find on God’s green earth is someone to tell you all the things you cannot do.” Rich DeVos

23. “A positive atmosphere nurtures a positive attitude, which is required to take positive action.” Rich DeVos

24. “Every society needs people who can encourage and stimulate and cheer. They are the ones who make the world run. You can be one of them!” Rich DeVos

25. “If you have a dream, give it a chance to happen.” Rich DeVos

26. “I’ve learned that positive thinking and encouragement are essential for leadership and progress.” Rich DeVos

27. “If the auto plants in Detroit would just sit around the table and say, ‘What do we gotta do to make this thing work?’ Instead of, ‘I want this and I want that,’ they might make it.” Rich DeVos

28. “If a negative atmosphere pervades where you live or work, go elsewhere. Seek out friends, business associates, and mentors with positive attitudes who share your goals and best interests.” Rich DeVos

29. “A positive impact stems from our admission that we were wrong or our thinking was wrong. ‘I’m wrong’ are two little words that can help improve our own positive attitude.” Rich DeVos

30. “It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle.” Rich DeVos

31. “Persistence is stubbornness with a purpose.” Rich DeVos

32. “The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.” Rich DeVos

33. “What is popular is not always right, and what is right is not always popular.” Rich DeVos

34. “I still refer to myself as a ‘cheerleader’ because I keep encouraging others to have confidence and to use their talents to follow their dreams. It’s been one of the most important reasons for my success and my helping others succeed.” Rich DeVos

35. “People who achieve the highest levels of success – whether in business or in raising families or simply in discovering fulfilment and satisfaction and purpose in life – are those who place their focus on other people rather than themselves.” Rich DeVos

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