20 Motivational Quotes From The Richest Africans

Aliko Dangote, President and CEO of Nigeria's Dangote Group speaks during the final session of the World Economic Forum

From Entertainment moguls and TV personalities to Technology Titans, the world’s billionaires didn’t get rich without acquiring some wisdom along the way. Thanks to Forbes for compiling some of the best billionaire quotes, this time around we are looking at 20 Most inspiring quotes from African Billionaires and Multi Millionaires and who knows, you too might learn one or two on how the top 1% are able to reach success and grow their bank accounts to the 9 digit mark. From Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga to Johann Rupert and Patrice Motsepe. We hope you find massive inspiration from this collection of billionaire quotes from the Richest Africans

Aliko Dangote, President and CEO of Nigeria's Dangote Group - Richest Africans

20 Motivational Quotes From The Richest African Billionaires

1, Failure is a good thing – Hakeem Belo-Osagie

2, It’s essential to draw up a “things to do” list on a daily basis and set priorities in executing them, making sure that any unfinished task get posted to the next day’s list. – Folorunsho Alakija

3, I grew up in poverty, but I always saw it as a challenge. The good thing is that you can surmount a challenge if you are willing to pay the price. The price is hard work. – Reginald Mengi

4, People in Tanzania look at my wealth and think I must be sunbathing and playing golf all day. But I work really hard. I put in a hundred hours a week. It’s a never stopped game. You can never say I’ve worked hard enough now. – Mohammed Dewji

5, A vision on its own is not enough. Hard work & dedication is required to make that vision a reality – Strive Masiyiwa

6, Today is the beginning of the Rest of your Life! You are the Pilot of your life! Lock in your destination; take off to it, from where you are! – Vimal Shah

7, In business you have to know when to retire, before someone knocks you out.” – Lauritz (Laurie) Dippenaar

8, In whatever you do, strive to be the best at it – Aliko Dangote

9, Whether you’re a farmer, builder or engineer, the opportunities are equal: Just add a little‪ innovation – Strive Masiyiwa

10, Entrepreneurship without skills limits your growth potential – Strive Masiyiwa

11, If you don’t have ambition, you shouldn’t be alive. – Aliko Dangote

12, Every morning when I wake up, I make up my mind to solve as many problems, before retiring home. – Aliko Dangote

13, As you start out in life, it is important that you know at least something about everything, but as you get older it is important that you know everything about something. – Johann Rupert

14, The harder you work, the luckier you get. – Mike Adenuga

15, In Life, you don’t get anywhere or do anything you hope to without some sort of sacrifice. – Stephen Saad

16, I think there are a lot of people with family connections but who are actually nowhere. If you are hardworking and determined, you will make it and that’s the bottom line. I don’t believe in an easy way through. – Isabel Dos Santos

17, One has to set high standards… I can never be happy with mediocre performance. – Patrice Motsepe

18, Money is not my objective. – Desmond Sacco

19, I own quite a lot and I have worked very hard for it. – Sudhir Ruparelia

20, In today’s world, paradoxically, it is the boldest action that is often the safest. Remaining where you are in a world that is changing so rapidly is in fact the most dangerous of all places to be in. – Hakeem Belo- Osagie