Top 10 Quotes by Anita Roddick

Anita Roddick

The big question is: how do you institutionalize success and still keep that edge of craziness and wildeness?

Anita Roddick
You've got so many groups that have no voice in this world - the indigenous, the poor. So how can I use the resources that I have and bring them up, highlight them. And it's not that difficult. It's just choosing and concentrating and focusing.
Anita Roddick

I have always found that my view of success has been iconoclastic: success to me is not about money or status or fame, its about finding a livelihood that brings me joy and self-sufficiency and a sense of contributing to the world.

Anita Roddick
How can you ennoble the spirit when you are selling something as inconsequential as a face cream?
Anita Roddick

A great advantage I had when I started The Body Shop was that I had never been to business school.

Anita Roddick
There are 3 billion women in the world who don't look like supermodels and only 8 that do.
Anita Roddick

It is a critical job of any entrepreneur to maximize creativity, and to build the kind of atmosphere around you that encourages people to have ideas. That means open structures, so that accepted thinking can be challenged.

Anita Roddick
I wake up every morning thinking...this is my last day. And I jam everything into it. There's no time for mediocrity. This is no damned dress rehearsal.
Anita Roddick

I think progress is a sort of comfortable disease, and we've got a media that says entertainment and celebrity, which isn't bad in itself but it stops the real issues coming forward.

Anita Roddick
If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.