78+ Inspirational Seth Godin Quotes That Will Make You Think Big

78+ Inspirational Seth Godin Quotes That Will Make You Think Big

Seth Godin is a former dot com business executive and American author.

He is the author of numerous books namely Free Prize Inside, Purple Cow, Linchpin and The Dip, which was a Business Week and New York Times bestseller.

He has raised more than $250,000 from readers with a Kickstarter campaign in June 2013, which offered him a book contract with his publisher for his book "The Icarus Deception."

We've put together an incredible collection of Seth Godin quotes to read.

Here they are:


List of Inspiring Seth Godin Quotes

“Liberate yourself from the need to be right.” ― Seth Godin

“If you hesitate to map out your future, to make a big plan or to set a goal, you’ve just gone ahead and mapped your future anyway.” ― Seth Godin

“The best the timid can hope for is to be unnoticed.” ― Seth Godin

“Plans are great but missions are better. Missions survive when plans fail, and plans almost always fail.” ― Seth Godin

“You have to push yourself to be spectacularly better at the thing you bring to the marketplace than most people. And you can.” ― Seth Godin

“A woodpecker can tap twenty times on a thousand trees and get nowhere, but stay busy. Or he can tap twenty-thousand times on one tree and get dinner.” ― Seth Godin

“The only way to get good at solving problems is to solve them.” ― Seth Godin

“If you are deliberately trying to create a future that feels safe, you will willfully ignore the future that is likely.” ― Seth Godin

“A tribe is a group of people connected to one another, connected to a leader, and connected to an idea. For millions of years, human beings have been part of one tribe or another. A group needs only two things to be a tribe: a shared interest and a way to communicate.” ― Seth Godin

“The cost of being wrong is less than the cost of doing nothing.” ― Seth Godin

“Selling to people who actually want to hear from you is more effective than interrupting strangers who don’t.” ― Seth Godin

“Take appropriate risks, risks that keep you in the game even if you fail.” ― Seth Godin

“Anxiety is experiencing failure in advance.” ― Seth Godin

“You have everything you need to build something far bigger than yourself.” ― Seth Godin

“Connect, create meaning, make a difference, matter, be missed.” ― Seth Godin

“The secret to being wrong isn't to avoid being wrong! The secret is being willing to be wrong. The secret is realizing that wrong isn't fatal.” ― Seth Godin

“If you need to conceal your true nature to get in the door, understand that you'll probably have to conceal your true nature to keep that job.” ― Seth Godin

“Transferring your passion to your job is far easier than finding a job that happens to match your passion.” ― Seth Godin

“Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don't need to escape from.” ― Seth Godin― Seth Godin

“In a battle between two ideas, the best one doesn't necessarily win. No, the idea that wins is the one with the most fearless heretic behind it.” ― Seth Godin

“Art is a personal act of courage, something one human does that creates change in another.” ― Seth Godin

“People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic” ― Seth Godin

“At the age of four, you were an artist. And at seven, you were a poet.” ― Seth Godin

“You don’t need more time in your day. You need to decide.” ― Seth Godin

“I do things which I’m afraid of.” ― Seth Godin

“If you can’t state your position in eight words, you don’t have a position. ” ― Seth Godin

“Either you’re going to tell stories that spread, or you will become irrelevant.” ― Seth Godin

“How dare you settle for less when the world has made it so easy for you to be remarkable?” ― Seth Godin

“Once you free yourself from the need for perfect acceptance, it’s a lot easier to launch work that matters.” ― Seth Godin

“Reject the tyranny of picked. Pick yourself.” ― Seth Godin

“We believe what we want to believe in, and once we believe something, it becomes a self-fulfilling truth.” ― Seth Godin

“Don’t find customers for your products, find products for your customers.” ― Seth Godin

“The reason it seems that price is all your customers care about is that you haven’t given them anything else to care about.” ― Seth Godin

“If you use your money to create exceptional products and services, you won’t need to spend it on advertising.” ― Seth Godin

“The only people who get paid enough, get paid what they’re worth, are people who don’t follow the instruction book, who create art, who are innovative, who work without a map. That option is now available to everyone, so take it.” ― Seth Godin

“The enemy of fear is creativity.” ― Seth Godin

“We are all special in our own way the moment we choose to be.” ― Seth Godin

“Marketing that works is marketing that people choose to notice.” ― Seth Godin

“An artist is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, and boldness to challenge the status quo. And an artist takes it personally.” ― Seth Godin

“Don’t try to be the ‘next’. Instead, try to be the other, the changer, the new.” ― Seth Godin

“We don’t need more stuff. We need more humanity.” ― Seth Godin

“The only thing worse than starting something and failing is not starting something.” ― Seth Godin

“You’re either remarkable or invisible. Make a choice.” ― Seth Godin

“The art of moving forward lies in understanding what to leave behind.” ― Seth Godin

“Be genuine. Be remarkable. be worth connecting with.” ― Seth Godin

“Everyone is not your customer.” ― Seth Godin

“People will go where they can grow.” ― Seth Godin

“Courage is the willingness to speak the truth about what you see and to own what you say.” ― Seth Godin

“Soon is not as good as now.” ― Seth Godin

“Set a goal, and in small, consistent steps, work to reach it.” ― Seth Godin

“Leadership, on the other hand, is about creating change you believe in.” ― Seth Godin

“Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make but about the stories you tell.” ― Seth Godin

“This is an economy based on connection. Can you be heard, can you connect, can you be trusted?” ― Seth Godin

“Our job is to make change. Our job is to connect to people, to interact with them in a way that leaves them better than we found them.” ― Seth Godin

“Change isn't made by asking permission. Change is made by asking forgiveness, later.” ― Seth Godin

“Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” ― Seth Godin

“Doing what you’ve been doing is going to get you what you’ve been getting.” ― Seth Godin

“Anything worth doing is worth doing because you changed someone else.” ― Seth Godin

“If your audience isn’t listening, it’s not their fault. It’s yours.” ― Seth Godin

“Fitting in is a short-term strategy that gets you nowhere. Standing out is a long-term strategy that takes guts.” ― Seth Godin

“If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.” ― Seth Godin

“Playing safe is very risky.” ― Seth Godin

“Change almost never fails because it's too early. It almost always fails because it's too late.” ― Seth Godin

“If failure is not an option, then neither is success.” ― Seth Godin

“Turning your passion into your job is easier than finding a job that matches your passion.” ― Seth Godin

“If you can’t state your position in eight words, you don’t have a position.” ― Seth Godin

“The tragedy is that society (your school, your boss, your government, your family) keeps drumming the genius part out. The problem is that our culture has engaged in a Faustian bargain, in which we trade our genius and artistry for apparent stability.” ― Seth Godin

“Discomfort brings engagement and change. Discomfort means you're doing something that others were unlikely to do, because they're hiding out in the comfortable zone. When your uncomfortable actions lead to success, the organization rewards you and brings you back for more.” ― Seth Godin

“Hard work is about risk. It begins when you deal with the things that you’d rather not deal with: fear of failure, fear of standing out, fear of rejection. Hard work is about training yourself to leap over this barrier, drive through the other barrier. And after you’ve done that, to do it again the next day.” ― Seth Godin

“There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them.” ― Seth Godin

“The secret of leadership is simple: Do what you believe in. Paint a picture of the future. Go there. People will follow.” ― Seth Godin

“Marketing is a contest for people’s attention.” ― Seth Godin

“Waiting for perfect is never as smart as making progress.” ― Seth Godin

“The easiest thing is to react. The second easiest thing is to respond. But the hardest thing is to initiate.” ― Seth Godin

“Effort is its own reward if you allow it to be.” ― Seth Godin

“There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth. Not going all the way, and not starting.” ― Seth Godin Siddhrtha Gautama” ― Seth Godin

“Go ahead, so something impossible.” ― Seth Godin

“Marketing is about spreading ideas, and spreading ideas is the single most important output of our civilization.” ― Seth Godin

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