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49 Fantastic Quotes from GIRLBOSS

Sophia Amoruso is the author of ‘GIRLBOSS’ and owner of Nasty Gal. Focused on the selling of young women vintage clothing, accessories, and shoes, Amoruso likes to share her perspective on finding success. Here is a look at some of the best fantastic quotes from ‘GIRLBOSS’ to get you motivated.

“Abandon anything about your life and habits that might be holding you back. Learn to create your own opportunities. Know that there is no finish line; fortune favors action. Race balls-out toward the extraordinary life that you’ve always dreamed of, or still haven’t had time to dream up. And prepare to have a hell of a lot of fun along the way.”

“Bad bitches are taking over the world.”

“Clothing is ultimately the suit of armor in which we battle the world.”

“Constantly tweak & move on…if something didn’t work… I just tried something else.”

“Customer service was my number one priority”

“Dive headfirst into things without being too attached to the results”

“Dream big all you want, but know that the first step toward those dreams is probably going to be a small one”

“Each time you make a good decision or do something nice or take care of yourself; each time you show up to work and work hard and do your best at everything you can do, you’re planting seeds for a life that you can only hope will grow beyond your wildest dreams. Take care of the little things—even the little things that you hate—and treat them as promises to your own future. Soon you’ll see that fortune favors the bold who get shit done.”

“Focus on the positive things in your life and you’ll be shocked at how many more positive things start happening”

“Forcing me to figure out how to provide for myself was probably one of the best things my parents ever did for me.”

“I also think you can end up ignoring, and even losing, the positive things in your life by focusing too much on the negative. That’s a huge drain, as well as a waste of time. When you think about people, you give them power.”

“I believe that there is a silver lining in everything, and once you begin to see it, you’ll need sunglasses to combat the glare.”

“If it sold, we learned. If it didn’t, we learned. And we kept on learning”

“If you believe that what you’re doing will have positive results, it will – even if it’s not immediately obvious”

“If you’re frustrated because you’re not getting what you want, stop for a second: Have you actually flat-out asked for it? If you haven’t, stop complaining. You can’t expect the world to read your mind. You have to put it out there, and sometimes putting it out there is as simple as just saying, Hey, can I have that?”

“In order to aide money Your ability to execute has to be just as strong, if not stronger, than your idea”

“In whatever you do, you’re not going to stand out unless you think big and have ideas that are truly original. That comes from tapping into your own creativity, not obsessing over what everyone else is doing.”

“It is she who has enough confidence to define success and failure for herself who succeeds.”

“It just means that your talents lie elsewhere, so take the opportunity to seek out what you are good at, and find a place where you can flourish. Once you do, you’re going to kill it.”

“It takes a special kind of stubbornness to succeed as an entrepreneur”

“It’s cool to be kind. It’s cool to be weird. It’s cool to be honest and to be secure with yourself.”

“Just be your own idol”

“Life is short. Don’t be lazy”

“Money looks better in the bank than on your feet.”

“My customers told me what they wanted , and I always knew that if I listened to them, we’d both do okay.”

“Nasty Gal would have surely failed had it been my goal to grow a business to the size that I have today.”

“No matter where you are in life, you’ll save a lot of time by not worrying too much about what other people think about you. The earlier in your life that you can learn that, the easier the rest of it will be.”

“One key to running a successful business is to know how to get free marketing. Rule number one? Thats simple. Just do a good job.”

“One of the best things about life—a reason not to go blindly after one goal and one goal only—is that sometimes it will take you to something that is way cooler than anything you would have consciously set out to do in the first place.”

“Rather than dictating what I thought my customers should buy and wear, I listened instead”

“Rather than force my idea of what Nasty Gal should be on my customers, I let them tell me along the way.”

“The energy you’ll expend focusing on someone else’s life is better spent working on your own. Just be your own idol.”

“The only way to support a revolution is to make your own.”

“There are secret opportunities hidden inside every failure.”

“True success lies in knowing your weaknesses and playing to your strengths”

“Venture capitalists want to invest in businesses that ‘arent for sale’”

“We keep customers at the center of everything we do. Without customers, we have nothing”

“We trusted our instincts, and stuck to the two tenets of my philosophy: Sell things for more than you pay for them, and save more than you spend. Simple, yes, but that is the philosophy that ultimately led to a really big business.”

“When you accept yourself, it’s surprising how much other people will accept you too”

“When you approach everything as if it’s a big fun experiment, then it’s not a big deal if things don’t work out.”

“When you begin with the finish line in mind, you miss all the fun stuff along the way.The better approach is to tweak & grow”

“When you believe in yourself, other people will believe in you too”

“When your goal is to gain experience, perspective, and knowledge, failure is no longer a possibility”

“When your time spent making money is significantly greater than your time spent spending money, you can save without thinking about it”

“You can’t act like you’ve arrived when you’re only just receiving the invitation.”

“You create the world, blink by blink. It is entirely yours to discover and yours to create.”

“You don’t get taken seriously by asking someone to take you seriously. You’ve got to show up and own it. If this is a man’s world, who cares? I’m still really glad to be a girl in it.”

“You don’t get what you don’t ask for”

“You have to kick people out of your head as forcefully as you’d kick someone out of your house.”

Sophia Amoruso, the Founder and CEo of Nasty Gal sits down for an intimate conversation about her path to success. During this summer, she shares the story behind ‘Nasty Gal’s rise and struggles she faced.

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