Quotes from billionaires that can inspire you in 2020

Inspirational quotes from some of the world’s most famous and influential billionaires of all time

As we enter a new decade, there is a lot of excitement and anticipation about the year 2020. The end of the year provides a unique opportunity for everyone to sit down and conduct an honest assessment of 2019 failures and accomplishments, as well as set new goals for the upcoming year.

If 2019 was a year of success for you, good job. Keep working hard and reaching out for even greater goals for 2020.

If 2019 was a failure for you, don’t stress over it. Instead consider every failure as an opportunity for you to try again.

The beginning of a new year is a time when everyone sits down and comes up with a resolution of goals and objectives they would like to accomplish.

As you prepare your 2020 resolutions and goals, the following quotes below can serve as a source of motivation and inspiration. These quotes can energize you to dream big and to be very successful in 2020.

Inspiration Quotes from World’s Most Famous People of all Time

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish-born American inventor, scientist, and engineer who is credited with inventing and patenting the first practical telephone.

Here are some of his famous quotes:

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

The achievement of one goal should be the starting point of another.

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.

Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish-American industrialist, and philanthropist. Carnegie led the expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century and became one of the richest Americans in history.

Here are some of his famous quotes:

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.

A man’s reading program should be as carefully planned as his daily diet, for that too is food, without which he cannot grow mentally.

People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.

John D. Rockefeller

John Davison Rockefeller Sr. was an American business magnate and philanthropist. He is widely considered the wealthiest American of all time, and the richest person in modern history.

Here are some of his famous quotes:

I would rather hire a man with enthusiasm, than a man who knows everything.

I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.”

Henry Ford

Henry Ford was an American industrialist and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.

Here are some of his famous quotes:

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.

J. P. Morgan

John Pierpont Morgan Sr. was an American financier and banker who dominated corporate finance on Wall Street throughout the Gilded Age.

Here are some of his famous quotes:

Go as far as you can see; when you get there you’ll be able to see farther.

You are affluent when you buy what you want, do what you wish and don’t give a thought to what it costs.

Bill Gates

William Henry Gates III is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, and philanthropist. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation.

Here are some of his famous quotes:

I am not in competition with anyone but myself. My goal is to improve myself continuously.

If you are born poor its not your mistake, But if you die poor its your mistake.

How you gather, manage, and use information will determine whether you win or lose.

In summary, we’ve discussed some of the greatest quotes from some of the most famous and most powerful people to every walk the Earth. I hope these quotes will serve as a source of inspiration and motivation for the year 2020. Dream big, challenge yourself to learn something new, and never be afraid of failure, since failure is just an opportunity for you to give the task another try. As you keep trying, and trying, and trying, you will eventually achieve your goal, provided you don’t give up.


  1. www.wikipedia.org for the short biographies of each billionaire.
  2. Quotes were obtained from https://www.azquotes.com/.

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