Ratan Tata, born on 28 December 1937, is an Indian legendary businessman, investor, philanthropist and chairman emeritus of Tata Sons. He was the chairman of Tata Group, a Mumbai-based global business conglomerate from 1991 till 2012, and continues to head its charitable trusts. Ratan Tata received the Padma Vibhushan in 2008 and Padma Bhushan in 2000, the second and third highest civilian honours awarded by the Government of India. Here are the 11 most inspiring Ratan Tata Quotes collection that would definitely change our perspective towards life.

Ratan Tata Quotes – 11 Most Inspiring Quotes

Ratan Tata Quotes

“If you want to walk fast, walk alone. But if you want to walk far, walk together”



“Ups and downs in life are very important to keep us going, because a straight line even in an ECG means we are not alive”


Inspiring Quotes of Ratan Tata

“Business need to go beyond the interest of their companies to the communities they serve.


Ratan Tata Quotes

“I don’t believe in taking right decisions. I take decisions and then make them right.”



“I may have hurt some people along the way, but I would like to be seen as somebody who has done his best to do the right thing for any situation and not compromised.”


Inspiring Quotes of Ratan Tata

“I have also made this a point in our company: We need to stop taking baby steps and start thinking globally. It really seems to be helping.”


Message from Ratan Tata

“Take the stones people throw at you, and use them to build a monument.”


Quotes from Ratan Tata
“I admire people who are very successful. But if that success has been achieved through too much ruthlessness, then I may admire that person, but I can’t respect him.”


Ratan Tata Quotes

“None can destroy iron, but its own rust can! Likewise none can destroy a person, but its own mind set can!”


Inspiring Quotes of Ratan Tata

“I have been constantly telling people to encourage people, to question the unquestioned and not to be ashamed to bring up new ideas, new processes to get things done.”


Inspiring Quotes from Ratan Tata

“If a founder has passion and innovation, he needs to be supported. I am more intuitive than a numbers person, and I recognize that not all investments are going to be positive. Some may fail, and some may have problems for other reasons. That is life.”

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