Top 10 motivational & inspirational quotes by Uday Kotak

We present to you some of the motivational & inspirational quotes by Uday Kotak.

Uday Kotak is an Indian billionaire & the founder of Kotak Mahindra Bank. Born in a middle-class Gujarati family involved in joint cotton trading, about 60 family members were living under one roof. Uday Kotak has termed this as “Capitalism at work and Socialism at home.”

This legendary Indian banker has completed his education from the prestigious Sydenham College & Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. In 1985, Uday started Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd with the help of funding from his friend Anand Mahindra, the chairman of Mahindra Group. In 2003 it became the first company in India to get a banking license from the Reserve Bank of India. Let’s check some of the motivational & inspirational quotes by Uday Kotak.

Top 10 motivational & inspirational quotes by Uday Kotak:

1. “In a marathon, if you run too fast, you get exhausted. If you run too slow, you never make it.”

2. “When a lion doesn’t get its prey, it remains hungry. When the prey saves himself, he has not won, but has saved his life.”

3. “The trouble with opportunity is, it never announces when it comes. It’s only after it’s gone, you’d realize that you missed it.”

4. “I keep wondering at night, Will I have a bank the next morning, or will some technology company be doing banking without needing a bank?”

5. “There’s no harm being a copycat. If someone else is doing a good job, copy. It’s free.”

6. “Technology is an enabler; you have to be at the cutting edge of technology – there is no choice.”

7. “When I wear the hat of management, it is important that our management behaves and conducts as management accountable to the board.”

8. “If what you create does not outlive you, then you have failed.”

9. “There is socialism in the family that conflicts with meritocracy. And that bothered me.” 

10. “I am a believer in the journey and enjoying the journey.” 

These were the top 10 motivational & inspirational quotes by Uday Kotak.