Jeff Bezos Sayings and Quotes

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


The human brain is an incredible pattern-matching machine.     

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There'll always be serendipity involved in discovery.     

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I knew that if I failed I wouldn't regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.     

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We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It's our job to make the customer experience a little bit better.     

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If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.     

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Real estate is the key cost of physical retailers. That's why there's the old saw: location, location, location.     

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A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.     

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If we can keep our competitors focused on us while we stay focused on the customer, ultimately we'll turn out all right.     

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In Seattle you haven't had enough coffee until you can thread a sewing machine while it's running.     

Jeff Bezos

A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.     

Jeff Bezos

We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It's our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better.     

Jeff Bezos

There'll always be serendipity involved in discovery.     

Jeff Bezos

Our biggest cost is not power, or servers, or people. It's lack of utilization. It dominates all other costs.     

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If you want to be inventive, you have to be willing to fail.     

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Invention is by its very nature disruptive. If you want to be understood at all times, then don't do anything new.     

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Invention requires a long-term willingness to be misunderstood.     

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We are pioneers and the history of pioneers is not that good.     

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We like to pioneer, we like to explore, we like to go down dark alleys and see what's on the other side.     

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E-mail has some magical ability to turn off the politeness gene in the human being.     

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No matter what your mission is, have some notion in your head. Forget the model, whether it's government or nonprofit or profit. Ask yourself the more important question: Is my mission improving the world? Are you sure about it? Seek to disconfirm that all the time. And if you can, change your mission.     

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The common question that gets asked in business is, why? That's a good question, but an equally valid question is, why not?     

Jeff Bezos

The human brain is an incredible pattern-matching machine.     

Jeff Bezos

If you double the number of experiments you do per year you're going to double your inventiveness.     

Jeff Bezos

The human brain is an incredible pattern-matching machine.     

Jeff Bezos

The common question that gets asked in business is, 'why?' That's a good question, but an equally valid question is, 'why not?     

Jeff Bezos

I think frugality drives innovation, just like other constraints do.One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.     

Jeff Bezos