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Tory Burch Quotes

Tory Burch

Tory Burch quotes: the fashion mogul drops some game.

“Fearlessly pursue your dreams. Embrace your ambitions. Own your power, your drive, and your dreams.”

“I think you can have it all. You just have to know it’s going to work.”

“Believe in yourself and what you’re doing.”

“If you’re willing to pursue your passion, put in the hard work, and believe in yourself, you will succeed.”

“If it doesn’t scare you, you’re probably not dreaming big enough.”

“We may live in an age of instant messaging, instant gratification and Instagram, but there is no way to short-circuit the path to success. It takes hard work, tenacity, and patience.”

“Buckle up and know that it’s going to be a tremendous amount of work but embrace it.”

“Talk about your ambitions—do not be afraid to own and voice them.”

“Look at everything in a positive way. Think of negativity as noise and always believe in what you’re doing. I heard and tried not to listen to a lot of negativity. The noise and negativity were just the sidebar.”

“My mother inspires me in every way. She taught my brothers and me to believe in ourselves and have the courage to think differently.”

“Having benefitted from the wisdom and insight of many mentors over the years, I understand how important the voice of experience can be.”

“Remember: if the most unique ideas were obvious to everyone, there wouldn’t be entrepreneurs. The one thing that every entrepreneurial journey has in common is that there are many, many steps on the road to success.”

“Being an entrepreneur isn’t just a job title, and it isn’t just about starting a company. It’s a state of mind. It’s about seeing connections others can’t, seizing opportunities others won’t, and forging new directions that others haven’t.”

“Entrepreneurs have a great ability to create change, be flexible, build companies, and cultivate the kind of work environment in which they want to work.”

“Any great entrepreneur is truly an optimist.”

“Every job that you have might not be the perfect job, but you really take away different things, and you create relationships.”

“Having an environment that is supportive is really important for success.”

“When you have the wrong people in the wrong position it affects the entire company. It’s a hard lesson to learn. It has a ripple effect.”

“I’ve worked in many companies, and I think that, number one, if you are going to have a great environment, you produce great work. If people are happy, that’s what’s important. Life is short.”

“An important lesson: things that look like an overnight success usually aren’t.”

“I think when I was on the corporate ladder, it was very difficult to maintain the hours. It’s a little easier when you’re an entrepreneur.”

“Even if you’re not yet an entrepreneur, you can be entrepreneurial in everything you do. If you view each stop as an opportunity to learn something, there is always something you will take away from that experience.”

“I am always interested in designing things that have a great price point attached to it. I like being behind the scene.”

“Big businesses can help by engaging aspiring entrepreneurs and promoting initiatives which support small businesses from within.”

“Always be transparent and straightforward. You have to be savvy and sharp and also straightforward with your customer. I think that authenticity is really important.”

“I like being straightforward. We can deal with anything as long as it’s on the table.”

“I have no problem with being a strong person.”

“People get caught up in labels; I try not to.”

“Each job I had wasn’t necessarily the perfect job, but I always talk to young women about how you really have to take certain things from each job and learn from that and then move on to something you really want to do.”

“I’m always perpetually out of my comfort zone.”

“I’ve learned time management, organization, and I have priorities.”

“One of my greatest talents is recognizing talent in others and giving them the forum to shine.”

“Power is the ability to create change.”

“If women support women—which is a necessity—we can make change.”

“It’s essential to inspire women for me, not only because I am a woman myself. If you support women, and get men to be part of the conversation, the economy is better and families will be better taken care of.”

“Each one of us can be that voice for those who are finding their way.”

“There were so many doubters and raised eyebrows. And really it was about confidence. I think if we can really instill that in women and have them believe in themselves, it’s a great step.”

“There’s always a stigma attached to the word ‘ambition’ and women. I’ve embraced it. Ambition is not a four-letter word and women have to embrace that.”

“Sometimes women entrepreneurs are their own challenge, in terms of believing in themselves. There is no need to apologize for being ambitious.”

“There’s a negative connotation to ambitious women, and I think that we should be able to be proud of being ambitious and not shy away from that.”

“Ambitious? I take that as a compliment. But I’m only ambitious about my career. Socially, all I need is my friends and family.”

“I think women should be just as ambitious as men, and be proud of it.”

“Women have to embrace ambition if they want to. I had a lot of trouble taking compliments in the beginning, and it’s really important for women to embrace their title.”

“Remember that ambition is incredibly personal. Determine what success means to you. It might be to run your own company or it might be to raise your children with integrity. (In my case, it’s both.) Whatever someone’s ambitions are, it’s not our place to judge them.”

“I think women have a lack of confidence. They often apologize; I was guilty of that too. When people have said, ‘Oh, look at your success,’ I would downplay it.”

“We need to get women to the point where they aren’t apologizing. It’s time to take ownership in our success.”

“When I think about fashion I think women will never lose that appetite for fashion.”

“I think women want to look beautiful. I think that’s an important thing. It is relevant.”

“In a world where CEOs wear jeans as they deliver keynote speeches, we have entered a new reality of fashion rules.”

“When I started my company, many people said I shouldn’t launch it as a retail concept because it was too big a risk. They told me to launch as a wholesaler to test the waters because that was the traditional way. I wanted to create a new way of looking at retail.”

“I drive an Escalade.”

“One of the reasons I wanted to start a company is because I wanted an environment that I wanted to work in. I wanted people to be able to have a life: for it to be okay to leave for a lacrosse game or a doctor’s appointment. So I think women do work differently; it’s important to have both men and women. They offer different things.”

“My company is an extension of me, so when I designed my stores I wanted people to feel that they were in my home. I wanted stores that would feel like a comfortable room in my apartment, cozy and colorful and different.”

“I wanted to help women and their families.”

“It’s a gift to be able to give access.”

“It was ingrained in me to be gracious.”

“I’m very forgiving so I forgive most things, really.”

“Kind words are like honey.”

“Never underestimate the impact of a small act.”

“Always support others, never be jealous.”

“I’m proud to be American and very happy that women like my brand.”

“I have always believed in ‘less is more’ in everything I do, from work to my personal life.”

“I’ve been writing an ongoing letter to my children since they were born, full of recollections of their childhoods. I’ve filled two journals. It’s a great thing to do as a mother; you forget a lot as you go along, but reading over what you’ve written brings all the memories back.”

“My biggest challenge every day is to be a great mother and a great businesswoman. If I wasn’t a good mom, I wouldn’t be good at my business.”

“The world is a miraculous place, a place that is waiting to be explored.”

“Sit back and spend time with yourself and think things through.”

“If people are happy, that’s what’s important. Life is short.”

“Let your light shine!”

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