43 Kevin O’Leary quotes to inspire you to succeed in business

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Kevin O’Leary is a Canadian businessman, author, and politician. He has also appeared as a television presenter on various Canadian television shows from 2004 to 2014. Kevin has also appeared as a shark on the Shark Tank television show where he invests in businesses.

O’Leary co-founded a technology company, SoftKey Software Products that sold software geared toward family education and entertainment. The company was acquired by Mattel in 1999. Kevin O’Leary’s net worth is $400 million. He is also known as Mr. Wonderful.

Find here some Motivational Quotes by Kevin O’Leary that will help you to find motivation about money, life, finding success in business.

Also read: Best Shark Quotes from Shark Tank

Kevin O’Leary Quotes

Kevin O'Leary Motivational Quotes

1. “I look at Twitter as brand building.” ― Kevin O’Leary

2. “When you bring an idea that has no merit to me, and you ask me to comment on it, I’m going to tell you it has no merit.” ― Kevin O’Leary

3. “There’s only one side with me. You get the right side. You get the correct version of the facts.” ― Kevin O’Leary

4. “I’m not a tough guy. I’m just delivering the truth and only the truth and if you can’t deal with it, too bad.” ― Kevin O’Leary

5. “I like gold because it is a stabilizer; it is an insurance policy.” ― Kevin O’Leary

6. “You’d rather own gold; never own the miner.” ― Kevin O’Leary

7. “Don’t call me, I’ll call you… I’m out.” ― Kevin O’Leary

8. “If you put a woman in prison for four years when she’s young and make her pay her time in a horrible place and she wants to come out and work, and become a mother and be a contributor to society and pay taxes and you never give her that chance. There is something un-Canadian about that.” ― Kevin O’Leary

9. “If a man could give birth it would be to a book – it’s an 18-month gestation period.” ― Kevin O’Leary

10. “When you come to ‘Shark Tank,’ the only person you should listen to is me, because you know you’re getting the truth. I’ll decide if it’s worth it, and after I’m finished, the rest of the people can look into it.” ― Kevin O’Leary

11. “All we do is bring the debate from both sides, and let you as a viewer decide where you want to end up on the issue. That’s very important. That’s exactly what happens in ‘Redemption Inc.’” ― Kevin O’Leary

Life Quotes by Kevin O’Leary

12. “If you want a friend, buy a dog.” ― Kevin O’Leary

13. “When I turned 50, something clicked in my head and I said, ‘I’m not going to live to 100. I’m half-cooked already.’ I set the family down and I said, ‘Listen, everybody, we’re now entering the decade of Daddy. We’re going to start doing things that I want to do.’” ― Kevin O’Leary

14. “I have had some great successes and great failures, I think every entrepreneur has. I try to learn from all of them.” ― Kevin O’Leary

15. “You may lose your wife, you may lose your dog, your mother may hate you. None of those things matter. What matters is that you achieve success and become free. Then you can do whatever you like.” ― Kevin O’Leary

16. “I want to go to bed richer than when I woke up. The pursuit of wealth is a wonderful thing, but the thing is you have to be honest about it, you have to tell the truth.” ― Kevin O’Leary

17. “I remember failing reading in school at a young age, and you just kinda get left behind and I felt helpless.” ― Kevin O’Leary

Kevin O’Leary Quotes on Being Successful

18. “Working 24 hours a day isn’t enough anymore. You have to be willing to sacrifice everything to be successful, including your personal life, your family life, maybe more. If people think it’s any less, they’re wrong, and they will fail.” ― Kevin O’Leary

19. “I have met many entrepreneurs who have the passion and even the work ethic to succeed – but who are so obsessed with an idea that they don’t see its obvious flaws. Think about that. If you can’t even acknowledge your failures, how can you cut the rope and move on?” ― Kevin O’Leary

20. “Steve Jobs had his critics. Some saw him as an egomaniac, and others, as a control freak.” ― Kevin O’Leary

21. “Building fast-growing, globally competitive companies are tough.” ― Kevin O’Leary

Kevin O’Leary Quotes on Money

22. “Money is my military, each dollar a soldier. I never send my money into battle unprepared and undefended. I send it to conquer and take currency prisoner and bring it back to me.” ― Kevin O’Leary

23. “Money equals freedom.” ― Kevin O’Leary

24. “I’m not trying to make friends, I’m trying to make money.” ― Kevin O’Leary

25. “Here’s how I think of my money – as soldiers – I send them out to war every day. I want them to take prisoners and come home, so there’s more of them.” ― Kevin O’Leary

26. “The only reason to do business is to make money; that’s the only reason for doing business.” ― Kevin O’Leary

27. “Don’t cry about money, it never cries for you.” ― Kevin O’Leary

28. “There’s something very visceral about watching people beg for money. It’s powerful.” ― Kevin O’Leary

29. “Money has no grey areas. You either make it or you lose it.” ― Kevin O’Leary

Kevin O’Leary’s Business Motivation Thoughts

30. “Business is war. I go out there, I want to kill the competitors. I want to make their lives miserable, I want to steal their market share, I want them to fear me and I want everyone on my team thinking we’re going to win.” ― Kevin O’Leary

31. “People are aware of what I stand for through television. Nobody gets rich on TV but you build a brand. That’s what I’m attempting to do.” ― Kevin O’Leary

32. “If a manager can’t control his costs, fire them.” ― Kevin O’Leary

33. “I don’t mind rude people. I want people that I can make money with, so if their executional abilities are good, and they’re arrogant and rude, I don’t care.” ― Kevin O’Leary

34. “There are a lot of idiot fund managers out there who add no value to the process at all.” ― Kevin O’Leary

35. “I think every entrepreneur in Canada owes the next generation a road map of how to do it again.” ― Kevin O’Leary

36. “You can’t regulate a soul into a business.” ― Kevin O’Leary

37. “When you’re an investor, you can look at the quantitative and qualitative elements of an investment, but there’s a third aspect: What you feel in your gut.” ― Kevin O’Leary

38. “I do not own single security anywhere that doesn’t pay a dividend, and I formed a mutual-fund company with that very simple philosophy.” ― Kevin O’Leary

39. “All businesses require capital, management, and labor, and business executives, wanting to grow and maintain profitable enterprises, have a strong incentive to keep costs, including labor, as low as possible.” ― Kevin O’Leary

40. “I’d rather invest in an entrepreneur who has failed before than one who assumes success from day one.” ― Kevin O’Leary

41. “Know everything about the companies and people you are going to be negotiating with. Insist on getting the names of everyone participating in the negotiations. Leave no stone unturned; find out as much as you can.” ― Kevin O’Leary

Career Motivation Quotes by Kevin O’Leary

42. “Being an employee is a bad outcome. You want to avoid that. Being an employee is never a good outcome. That’s just an opinion.” ― Kevin O’Leary

43. “Nobody forces you to work at Wal-Mart. Start your own business! Sell something to Wal-Mart!” ― Kevin O’Leary

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