Patrice Motsepe Quotes

Patrice Motsepe Quotes

Motivational Quotes from South African businessman, Patrice Motsepe.

Motsepe is the SA’s first black billionaire and the founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals. The billionaire who made his fortune through mining has  a strong interest in gold, ferrous metals, base metals, and platinum. Motsepe, also sits on several company boards including being the non-executive chairman of Harmony Gold, the 12th largest gold mining company in the world.

Get inspired and motivated with Motsepe top quotes on how to be successful in business and football in Africa.

Patrice Motsepe Motivational Quotes

  • “All our businesses comprise of the BEST people money can buy. My policy is hire the best and pay them well.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “Dogs teach us a lot of things but none more important than to love unconditionally.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “Education is at the heart of achieving your dreams.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “I have confidence in mining. I see exciting opportunities in it.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “If we continue doing the right things in Africa, we can create a very exciting and competitive global market here.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “I’m a sinner. I fumble. People must see me as one of them. The things that worry them, must worry me.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “I’ve heard people say South Africans are arrogant, that they act no differently from their colonial masters. That needs to change. It’s in your business interest as an entrepreneur to form meaningful partnerships. That’s how you do well for your shareholders.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “Money may not buy happiness, but it’s better to cry in a Lamborghini.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “My comrades would call me a ‘black capitalist.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “My parents insisted that we should always be respectful, never forget where we come from and that we are part of the challenges facing our people.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “One has to set high standards… I can never be happy with mediocre performance.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “Only in South Africa could you have a change in government without civil war. If there wasn’t the depth of love and caring among our people, this would not have happened.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “People don’t know that there were very successful black businessmen in the years of apartheid.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “South Africans are caring, compassionate and loving people.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “The darkest nights produce the brightest stars.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “The relationship between ARMgold and Harmony continues to develop and grow.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “The system of creating opportunities for those who were by law excluded, you’ve got to do that. But you mustn’t create a perception that the process is devoid of competitiveness… devoid of building a world class, sustainable black business community.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “You could be worth $2 billion today and a half a billion tomorrow. It doesn’t take much for this to disappear overnight.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “You have to have a globally competitive mining dispensation.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “Youth all over the world are very hungry to succeed.” — Patrice Motsepe

Patrice Motsepe Quotes About Football

  • “ I am not going to be president of an organisation that four years from now has not made practical and tangible progress. It is not going to happen.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “I am absolutely confident that over the next few years African football will improve, become globally competitive and self-sustaining.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “At FIFA World Cup level we have to succeed and be respected. But the only thing that brings respect is results.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “What excites me is what we can potentially do. We have 280-million young Africans on this continent between the ages of 15-24. Football has a unique role to play in providing opportunities to these youth.” — Patrice Motsepe
  • “African football needs partners who can make things happen. We need partners who will be with us on the ground, who will make a difference. — Patrice Motsepe
  • Abe Krok was a man of integrity who made a unique contribution to Mamelodi Sundowns and to South African football. — Patrice Motsepe
  • “We want Women football to be significantly growing and progressing in the period of my presidency. — Patrice Motsepe
Patrice Motsepe Quotes