Dhirubhai Ambani (Dhirajlal Hirachand Ambani) was an Indian business tycoon who founded Reliance Industries in 1977.
Dhirubhai handed over the control of Reliance to his sons, Mukesh and Anil in 1986 following his first stroke. The two brothers had issues over ownership along with some personal differences.
After the death of Dhirubhai Ambani, the group was split into Reliance Industries Limited headed by Mukesh, and Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group headed by Anil.
At the time of his death the combined fortune of the family was $6 billion. Today, Reliance Industries has more than 250,000 employees and is on the Fortune 500 list of the world’s largest companies by revenue. His son, Mukesh Ambani has also consistently been regarded as India’s richest man over the last decade.
Dhirubhai as most people called him was known for being a risk-taker with huge ambition and this is what ultimately made him successful.
I put this collection of Dhirubhai Ambani quotes together to inspire you to dream big and go after your goals. Enjoy!
33 Dhirubhai Ambani Quotes
1. “If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
2. “True entrepreneurship comes only from risk-taking.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
3. “Think big, think fast, think ahead. Ideas are no one’s monopoly.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
4. “A vision has to be within reach not in the air. It has to be achievable.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
5. “Our dreams have to be bigger. Our ambitions higher. Our commitment deeper. And our efforts greater.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
6. “You do not require an invitation to make profits.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
7. “Pursue your goals even in the face of difficulties, and convert adversities into opportunities.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
8. “Meeting the deadlines is not good enough, beating the deadlines is my expectation.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
9. “We cannot change our rulers, but we can change the way they rule us.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
10. “Challenge negative forces with hope, self-confidence and conviction. I believe that ambition and initiative will ultimately triumph.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
11. “Between my past, the present and the future, there is one common factor: Relationship and Trust. This is the foundation of our growth.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
12. “If you work with determination and with perfection, success will follow.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
13. “For those who dare to dream, there is a whole world to win.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
14. “Often people think opportunity is a matter of luck. I believe opportunities are all around us. Some seize it. Others stand and let it pass by.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
15. “You have to take the calculated risk, to earn something.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
16. “I am deaf to the word ‘no’.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
17. “Never. Till my last breath I will work. To retire there is only one place-the cremation ground.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
18. “Don’t give up, courage is my conviction.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
19. Secret of my success was to have ambition and know minds of men.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
20. “Give (your people) the youth a proper environment. Motivate them. Extend them the support they need. Each one of them has infinite source of energy. They will deliver.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
21. “Tax is for the poor or the stupid people.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
22. “My commitment is to produce at the cheapest price and the best quality.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
23. “Keep your morale high, in spite of setbacks. At the end you are bound to succeed.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
24. “A motivated manpower is the most important thing.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
25. “Growth has no limit at Reliance. I keep revising my vision. Only when you dream it you can do it.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
26. “Does making money excite me? No, but I have to make money for my shareholders. What excites me is achievement, doing something difficult.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
27. “I had dreams of starting a company like Burmah Shell.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
28. “There is no difference between our methods and those of anybody bu else – the only difference is that our motivation and dedication he is much greater.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
29. “We must always go for the best. Do not compromise on quality. Reject if it is not the best – not only the best in India, but globally.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
30. “You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks. Better we keep biscuits and go.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
31. “My advice to young entrepreneurs is not to accept defeat in the face of odds, and challenge negative forces with hope, self-confidence and conviction.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
32. “If you’re born poor it’s not your fault but if you die poor it’s your fault.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
33. “I consider myself a pathfinder. I have been excavating the jungle and making the road for others to walk. I like to be the first in everything I do.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
Did you find these Dhirubhai Ambani Quotes inspiring?
Which Dhirubhai Ambani quote is your favourite? Let me know in the comments and please share this post to help and inspire others.