Motivational Sara Blakely Quotes

Sara Blakely is born on February 27, 1971. Sara Blakely is a successful American billionaire businesswoman, and founder of Spanx, an American intimate apparel company founded in Atlanta, Georgia. Sara Blakely has a net worth of 1.1 Billion USD. She is also Author of Book ( The Belly Art Project: Moms Supporting Moms ). Below we are sharing Motivational Sara Blakely Quotes. Read these Sara Blakely Quotes & share to inspire others.

Motivational Sara Blakely Quotes

1. “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

2. “It’s important to be willing to make mistakes. The worst thing that can happen is you become memorable.” – Sara Blakely

3. “Instead of failure being the outcome, failure became not trying. And it forced me at a young age to want to push myself so much further out of my comfort zone.” – Sara Blakely

4. “Every time I went on stage I was so terrified I almost threw up.” – Sara Blakely

5. “We don’t have the luxury of time. We spend more because of how we live, but it’s important to be with our family and friends.” – Sara Blakely

6. “I’ve always leaned toward a feminine, funky style, even in business settings. I used to paint my nails blue in 1993 before it was mainstream.” – Sara Blakely

7. “My first account was Neiman Marcus. I cold-called them just like I had cold-called businesses when I was selling fax machines for seven years.” – Sara Blakely

8. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know.” – Sara Blakely

9. “When something I can’t control happens, I ask myself: where is the hidden gift, where is the positive in this?” – Sara Blakely

10. “My revenue was $4 million my first year in business, off of one $20 item.” – Sara Blakely

11. “I’d never worked in fashion or retail. I just needed an undergarment that didn’t exist.” – Sara Blakely

12. “I think failure is nothing more than life’s way of nudging you that you are of course.” – Sara Blakely

13. “Failure is not the outcome – failure is not trying. Don’t be afraid to fail.” – Sara Blakely

14. “Don’t let what you don’t know scare you, because it can become your greatest asset.” – Sara Blakely

15. “Courage is doing something despite the fear, and I’ve worked hard on being a courageous person.” – Sara Blakely

16. “Where I get my energy is: ‘How can I make it better?” – Sara Blakely

17. “I did not like the way I looked in a pair of white pants.” – Sara Blakely

18. “I couldn’t figure out what to wear under my clothes. The body shapers were too thick at the time.” – Sara Blakely

19. “I think my story says that when women are given the chance and the opportunity, that we can achieve a lot. We deliver.” – Sara Blakely

20. “Perseverance is the key to starting a successful business.” – Sara Blakely

21. “It’s really a full-time job to manage our lives.” – Sara Blakely

22. “Every time I went on stage I was so terrified I almost threw up.” – Sara Blakely

23. “We don’t have the luxury of time. We spend more because of how we live, but it’s important to be with our family and friends.” – Sara Blakely

24. “My revenue was $4 million my first year in business, off of one $20 item.” – Sara Blakely

25. “Embrace what you don`t know.” – Sara Blakely

26. “I aim to be pretty – I gave up dressing to be sexy in the eighties.” – Sara Blakely

27. “Everything in our society is so purposeful.” – Sara Blakely

28. “I think very early on in life we all learn what we’re good at and what we’re not good at, and we stay where it’s safe.” – Sara Blakely

29. “Failure to me became not trying versus not succeeding.” – Sara Blakely

30. “I feel like money makes you more of who you already are.” – Sara Blakely

32. “I didn’t like the way it looked in white trousers, and I couldn’t find anything to work underneath them.” – Sara Blakely

32. “I didn’t want women to walk out of the dressing rooms feeling depressed and wanting a cocktail.” – Sara Blakely

33. “If somebody can do something 80 percent as good as you think you would have done it yourself, then you’ve got to let it go.” – Sara Blakely

34. “There is a hidden blessing in the most traumatic things we go through in our lives. My brain always goes to, ‘Where is the hidden blessing? What is my gift?’” – Sara Blakely

35. “My advice for an entrepreneur just starting out is to differentiate yourself. Why are you different? What’s important about you? Why does the customer need you?” – Sara Blakely

36. “Eminem’s ‘Lose Yourself’ is my go-to song to pump myself up if I’m having a tough time or if I get really nervous right before a speech.” – Sara Blakely

37. “I shopped for body shapers for the first time in my life and I was horrified. They were thick – it was like wearing workout clothes and they all had a leg band on one side that showed through the pants.” – Sara Blakely

38. “You’ve got to embrace what you don’t know.” – Sara Blakely

39. “I always joke and say I want to invent a comfortable stiletto and then retire.” – Sara Blakely

40. “Failure is not attached to the outcome, but in not trying. This way, it is about answering to yourself.” – Sara Blakely

41. “I think very early on in life we all learn what we’re good at and what we’re not good at, and we stay where it’s safe.” – Sara Blakely

42. “I’d never worked in fashion or retail. I just needed an undergarment that didn’t exist.” – Sara Blakely

43. “I think failure is nothing more than life’s way of nudging you that you are of course.” – Sara Blakely

44. “Failure is not the outcome – failure is not trying. Don’t be afraid to fail.” – Sara Blakely

45. “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

46. “I’ve always leaned toward a feminine, funky style, even in business settings. I used to paint my nails blue in 1993, before it was mainstream.” – Sara Blakely

47. “My first account was Neiman Marcus. I cold-called them just like I had cold-called businesses when I was selling fax machines for seven years.” – Sara Blakely

48. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know.” – Sara Blakely

49. “When something I can’t control happens, I ask myself: where is the hidden gift, where is the positive in this?” – Sara Blakely

50. “I aim to be pretty – I gave up dressing to be sexy in the eighties.” – Sara Blakely

51. “Everything in our society is so purposeful.” – Sara Blakely

52. “It’s really a full-time job to manage our lives.” – Sara Blakely

53. “The thought of my mortality – I think about it a lot. I find it motivating. It can be any time that your number’s up.” – Sara Blakely

54. “Money is fun to make, fun to spend and fun to give away.” – Sara Blakely

55. “Failure to me became not trying versus not succeeding.” – Sara Blakely

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