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Li Ka-shing Quotes

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Li Ka Shing

Li Ka-shing quotes: Hong Kong business boss hooks you up.

“We are approaching a new age of synthesis.  Knowledge cannot be merely a degree or a skill.  It demands a broader vision, capabilities in critical thinking, and logical deduction without which we cannot have constructive progress.”

“Vision is perhaps our greatest strength.  It has kept us alive to the power and continuity of thought through the centuries, it makes us peer into the future and lends shape to the unknown.”

“Broaden your vision and maintain stability while advancing forward.  That is my philosophy.”

“You can believe in Feng Shui if you want, but ultimately people control their own fate.  The most important thing is to improve yourself and give it your best.  Then many things previously thought to be impossible will become possible.”

“It doesn’t matter how strong or capable you are; if you don’t have a big heart, you will not succeed.”

“Set your goals high.  Make friends with different kinds of people.  Enjoy simple pleasures.  Stand on high ground.  Sit on level ground.  Walk on expansive ground.”

“If it is something that is right for human beings, then I don’t care if other people criticize.  You cannot please everyone in the world.”

“Businessmen must move with the times.  The correlation between knowledge and business as the key to success is closer than ever.”

“A good reputation for yourself and your company is an invaluable asset not reflected in the balance sheets.”

“Treat people with sincerity and build a good organization.  Otherwise, it doesn’t matter how famous or how capable you are.”

“Once you’re in sales, you will also learn what sells and what does not.  Use the sensitivity of detecting market sentiments as a platform for running your business and in the identification of product winners in the future.”

“Information and communications technology unlocks the value of time, allowing and enabling multi-tasking, multi-channels, multi-this, and multi-that.”

“We are living in a dynamic age with multiple ideas and beliefs of correctness.  This world is not deterministic and not still.”

“In the U.S., philanthropic support from entrepreneurs is tightly integrated into the fabric of society, whether it’s health care, medical research, or education.”

“As people seek to improve their living environment, there will be continuous demand for residential property.  Investment in real estate market should have reasonable prospects in the long run.”

“I was facing life for the first time.  I was 12 years old, but I felt like a 20 year old.  I knew then what life was.”

“The first year, I didn’t have much capital, so I did everything myself.  I had to keep my overhead low by learning everything about running a business, from accounting to fixing the gears of my equipment.  I really started from scratch.”

“I needed to save every penny.  I needed to be strong and needed to find some way to secure a future.  That’s why I am always conservative.  I never forget to maintain stability while advancing, and I never forget to advance while maintaining stability.”

“Despite my achievements, I can still remember poverty.  I told my children and grandchildren that: ‘The fruit that you eat will never taste as beautiful as the fruit that I ate during the turmoil of war.  You will never cherish it as much as I do.'”

“I am very prudent financially because of those hard times I went through.  I spent nothing.  I had a haircut every three months.  I shaved my head like a monk.”

“The future may be made up of many factors but where it truly lies is in the hearts and minds of men.  Your dedication should not be confined for your own gain, but unleashes your passion for our beloved country as well as for the integrity and humanity of mankind.”

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