Motivating Quotes From Phil Knight


Philip Hampson Knight, also known as Phil Knight, is the co-founder of the well-known shoe brand “Nike”. The brand endorses athleticism and it has been a symbol of motivation for sports lovers and fitness enthusiasts from all over the world. Here are some inspirational quotes from one of the men behind this idea of endorsing athleticism through a brand.

1. “Dream audaciously. Have the courage to fail forward. Act with urgency.”

2. “In periods of stress and grief, not only does your mind do funny things, you say things that surprise you.”

3. “I don’t consider myself enigmatic, but I don’t spend a lot of time thinking about my public persona.”

4. “Make history or be a part of it.”

5. “I am a man who has always needed heroes.”

6. “It’s not enough to do good things. You have to let people know what you’re doing.”

7. “You can’t explain much in 60 seconds, but when you show Michael Jordan, you don’t have to. It’s that simple.”

8. “You’ve got to worry about what’s coming up to stay ahead of the curve…”

9. “Access to play should be a kid’s inalienable right.”

10. “The way to stay ahead was through product innovation. We happened to be great at it.”

11. “Dare to take chances, lest you leave your talent buried in the ground.”

12. “Perception can be changed.”

13. “There comes a time in every life when the past recedes and the future opens. It’s that moment when you turn to face the unknown. Some will turn back to what they already know. Some will walk straight ahead into uncertainty. I can’t tell you which one is right. But I can tell you which one is more fun.”

14. “It is possible to tell a customer “no”, and have the customer thank you for doing it.”

15. “You only have to succeed the last time.”

16. “Meeting sports athletes that are the best in the world is a thrill to this day.”

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