Quotes by Jordan Belfort

Welcome to our collection of quotes by Jordan Belfort. We hope you enjoy pondering them and please share widely.

Wikipedia Summary for Jordan Belfort

Jordan Ross Belfort (born July 9, 1962) is an American entrepreneur, speaker, author, former stockbroker and convicted felon. In 1999, he pled guilty to fraud and related crimes in connection with stock-market manipulation and running a boiler room as part of a penny-stock scam. Belfort spent 22 months in prison as part of an agreement under which he gave testimony against numerous partners and subordinates in his fraud scheme. He published the memoir The Wolf of Wall Street in 2007, which was adapted into a film with the same name released in 2013.

Quote: Playing it safe and taking no risks is a shortcut to poverty. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of yellow and white balloons on orange surface
Photo Credit: Milad Fakurian

Playing it safe and taking no risks is a shortcut to poverty.




Quote: There are always patterns in everything, there are patterns in books, there are patterns in human behavior, there are patterns in success, there are patterns for everything in life. You just need to pay attention to them. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of Jordan Belfort quote; white text on black background

There are always patterns in everything, there are patterns in books, there are patterns in human behavior, there are patterns in success, there are patterns for everything in life. You just need to pay attention to them.


Quote: Without action, the best intentions in the world are nothing more than that: intentions. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of MacBook Pro turned on
Photo Credit: Andras Vas

Without action, the best intentions in the world are nothing more than that: intentions.




Quote: You don't choose who you fall in love with, do you? And once you do fall in love--that obsessive sort of love, that all-consuming love, where two people can't stand to be apart from each other for even a moment--how are you supposed to let a love like that pass you by? by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of Jordan Belfort quote; white text on black background

You don't choose who you fall in love with, do you? And once you do fall in love--that obsessive sort of love, that all-consuming love, where two people can't stand to be apart from each other for even a moment--how are you supposed to let a love like that pass you by?


Quote: There's no way to succeed in business without the highest ethical standards. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of time lapse photography of fire
Photo Credit: Cullan Smith

There's no way to succeed in business without the highest ethical standards.


Quote: There's only 1 way to get rich, quick! But not through a get rich quick scheme. There's a difference. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of palm tree under orange sky
Photo Credit: Rahabi Khan

There's only 1 way to get rich, quick! But not through a get rich quick scheme. There's a difference.


Quote: No one hangs up the phone until the customer buys or dies. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of people walking on hallway
Photo Credit: Donny Jiang

No one hangs up the phone until the customer buys or dies.


Quote: Don't hang up until the client either buys or dies. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of man and woman kissing
Photo Credit: Artem Everest

Don't hang up until the client either buys or dies.


Quote: You are not the mistakes of your past, but the resources and capabilities that you have gleaned from your past. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of black and white abstract illustration
Photo Credit: Hans Isaacson

You are not the mistakes of your past, but the resources and capabilities that you have gleaned from your past.


Quote: Dream stompers are people who want to stomp on your hopes and dreams. Lose their phone numbers. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of pink and yellow flower painting
Photo Credit: Andres Hernandez

Dream stompers are people who want to stomp on your hopes and dreams. Lose their phone numbers.


Quote: Money doesn't just buy you a better life, better food, better cars, better pussy -- it also makes you a better person. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of person holding green plants
Photo Credit: NordWood Themes

Money doesn't just buy you a better life, better food, better cars, better pussy -- it also makes you a better person.


Quote: I do not come from a rich family, but I come from a really good family. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of black and white window illustration
Photo Credit: Jonatan Pie

I do not come from a rich family, but I come from a really good family.


Quote: When you live your life by poor standards, you inflict damage on everyone who crosses your path, especially those you love. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of A white stripe pattern made up of concrete facade ribs
Photo Credit: Christian Perner

When you live your life by poor standards, you inflict damage on everyone who crosses your path, especially those you love.


Quote: Best way to sell something: don't sell anything. Earn the awareness, respect and trust of those who might buy. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of blue and black butterfly on pink and yellow flower
Photo Credit: William Warby

Best way to sell something: don't sell anything. Earn the awareness, respect and trust of those who might buy.


Quote: I want you to back yourself into a corner. Give yourself no choice but to succeed. Let the consequences of failure become so dire and so unthinkable that you'll have no choice but to do whatever it takes to succeed. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of Jordan Belfort quote; white text on black background

I want you to back yourself into a corner. Give yourself no choice but to succeed. Let the consequences of failure become so dire and so unthinkable that you'll have no choice but to do whatever it takes to succeed.


Quote: Aunt Patricia smiled, and we walked in silence for a while. But it wasn't a poisonous silence. It was the sort of silence shared by two people who're comfortable enough not to force a conversation ahead of its logical progression. I found this woman's company to be incredibly soothing. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of Jordan Belfort quote: Aunt Patricia smiled, and we walked in silence for a while. But it wasn't a poisonous silence. It was the sort of silence shared by two people who're comfortable enough not to force a conversation ahead of its logical progression. I found this woman's company to be incredibly soothing.- black text on quotes background

Aunt Patricia smiled, and we walked in silence for a while. But it wasn't a poisonous silence. It was the sort of silence shared by two people who're comfortable enough not to force a conversation ahead of its logical progression. I found this woman's company to be incredibly soothing.


Quote: Don't follow the path. Blaze the trail. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of blue flower in close up photography
Photo Credit: Phillip Larking

Don't follow the path. Blaze the trail.


Quote: I believe in total immersion, if you want to be rich, you have to program your mind to be rich. You have to unlearn all the thoughts that were making you poor and replace them with new thoughts -- rich thoughts. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of Jordan Belfort quote; white text on black background

I believe in total immersion, if you want to be rich, you have to program your mind to be rich. You have to unlearn all the thoughts that were making you poor and replace them with new thoughts -- rich thoughts.


Quote: There's no nobility in poverty. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of brown leaf on asphalt road
Photo Credit: John Noonan

There's no nobility in poverty.


Quote: The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can't achieve it. by author Jordan Belfort overlaid on photo of landscape photo of waters, mountains, and black clouds
Photo Credit: Michael Dam

The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can't achieve it.


Cite this page:

APA Style Citation:

MLA Style Citation:

Link Back to Us: (preferred, thank you!)

Thank you for citing us - and thank you for sharing our quotes and quotepics - spread the joy - we appreciate it!


Popular Curated Collections

Nature

Beauty

Cute

Be Positive

Flower

Self-Discovery

bell-hooks

Gratitude

Hope

Productivity

Creativity

 


Know a quote that we are missing? Please use our suggest a quote form below and let us know. Thank YOU for visiting -- we wish you a perfect day!