Who Said It?

We created a fun quiz to test your knowledge of some of our best leaders and innovators! See if you know who said each of these great quotes.

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“If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.”

Steve Jobs, CEO and Co-founder, Apple

Photo credit: Matt Yohe, 2010


“The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.”

Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States

Photo credit: The White House


“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”

Thomas Edison, inventor and businessman


Photo credit: © 1922 Bachrach


“Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.”

Mark Zuckerberg, Co-founder, Facebook

Photo credit: Mark Zuckerberg F8 2018 Keynote, Anthony Quintano


“To swear off making mistakes is very easy. All you have to do is swear off having ideas.”

Leo Burnett, Founder, Leo Burnett Worldwide

Photo credit: Wikipedia


“The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.”

Oprah Winfrey, media mogul

Photo credit: Oprah Life You Want Tour,aphrodite-in-nyc


“The balance of power is shifting toward consumers and away from companies … The right way to respond to this if you are a company is to put the vast majority of your energy, attention and dollars into building a great product or service and put a smaller amount into shouting about it, marketing it.”

Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO of Amazon

Photo credit: Len Edgerly, flickr


“I dream, I test my dreams against my beliefs, I dare to take risks, and I execute my vision to make those dreams come true.”

~ Walt Disney, Entrepreneur and Co-founder of the Walt Disney Company

Photo credit: ©1946 Boy Scouts of America


“Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.”

~ Sara Blakely, Founder of Spanx

Photo credit: Wikimedia


“Complexity is your enemy. Any fool can make something complicated. It is hard to keep things simple.”

~ Sir Richard Branson, business magnate and Founder of Virgin Group

Photo credit: Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative, flickr


“Before you become a leader, success is all about growing yourself. After you become a leader, success is about growing others.”

Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric

Photo credit: Wikimedia


“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.”

~ Bill Gates, Founder of Microsoft Corporation


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