Howard Schultz Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old howard schultz quotes, howard schultz sayings, and howard schultz proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


When you're surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment around a common purpose, anything is possible.     

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Victory is much more meaningful when it comes not just from one person, but from the joint achievements of many.     

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Business leaders cannot be bystanders.     

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I think if you're an entrepreneur, you've got to dream big and then dream bigger.     

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I was taken by the power that savoring a simple cup of coffee can have to connect people and create community.     

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I can't imagine a day without coffee. I can't imagine!     

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Victory is much more meaningful when it comes not just from one person, but from the joint achievements of many.     

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Starbucks has a role and a meaningful relationship with people that is not only about the coffee.     

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We think of Starbucks not as a coffee company but a media company.     

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Starbucks represents something beyond a cup of coffee.     

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Starbucks is committed to evolving and enhancing our customer experience with innovative and wholesome food offerings.     

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Starbucks is not an advertiser; people think we are a great marketing company, but in fact we spend very little money on marketing and more money on training our people than advertising.     

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Starbucks is in my blood. It is such a part of me that letting it unravel simply was not an option.     

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Starbucks has changed the rules of engagement for the music industry.     

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The success of the Starbucks has been based on this balance between profitability and a social conscience. Everywhere we're doing business, were trying to manage the business through the lens of humanity.     

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Starbucks trying to build a different kind of company around the balance of profitably and benevolence. A social conscience. And that isn't a program it has to be a way of life.     

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People want guidance, not rhetoric. They need to know what the plan of action is, and how it will be implemented. They want to be given responsibility to help solve the problem and authority to act on it.     

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Certainly the caffeine in coffee, whether it's Starbucks or generic coffee, is somewhat of a stimulant. But if you drink it in moderation, which I think four or five cups a day is, you're fine.     

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If you pour your heart into your work, or into any worthy enterprise, you can achieve dreams others may think impossible.     

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I never wanted to be on any billionaires list. I never define myself by net worth. I always try to define myself by my values.     

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Europe has always represented a major strategic opportunity to achieve our goal of creating and building an enduring global brand.     

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Any business today that embraces the status quo as an operating principle is going to be on a death march.     

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