I’ve created this page of Sam Altman quotes from the OpenAI Co-Founder and CEO.
Watching ChatGPT spread like wildfire has been particularly interesting to me as a 23 year full time SEO affiliate online marketer.
In this post I’ve included 25 of my favorites quotes from Altman on business, life, technology and AI.
Sam Altman Quotes
- “Don’t let anyone tell you what you can and cannot do, no matter what their credentials are or how much they have accomplished. You have the power within yourself to accomplish anything you set your mind towards as long as you believe in yourself and never give up on your dreams.” -Sam Altman
- “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Sam Altman
- “If something seems broken, challenge existing paradigms instead of following conventions”― Sam Altman
- “It takes much less energy to move from first to tenth in a market than it does from zero to one.” – Sam Altman
- “If you think something really big is possible, don’t be afraid to take a shot at it.” – SamAltman
- “Make something people want and then figure out how to make money from it. I think that should be the focus of any start-up.” – Sam Altman
- “It’s not about working hard, it’s about working smart.” – Sam Altman
- “Good ideas come from everywhere–not just those with fancy degrees or titles” -Sam Altman
- “No matter how good your idea is, execution will always trump theory” ―Sam Altman
- “The key ingredient for success is hustle” ― SamAltman
- “Success in an industry may not transfer—but failure definitely does.” —Sam Altman
- “Be passionate and determined but also remember that luck plays a huge role.” -Sam Altman
- “There’s nothing more dangerous than having too much conviction too early.” -SamAltman
- “Don’t expect others to do the work — take initiative and lead when necessary” — Sam Altman
- “Your title only matters when someone else is trying to tell you what to do.” -Sam Altman
- “Doing things that don’t scale is essential for any successful startup or project.” -Sam Altman
- ” The only thing worse than starting something and failing..is not starting something” ― SamAltman
- “It takes many iterations of an idea before it reaches its full potential” — Sam Altman
- “Learn from failure and make changes quickly” — Sam Altman
- “Always stay humble but be confident enough in yourself and your ideas” ― SamAltmam
- “Dedication is more important than intelligence in achieving success” ― Sam Altmam
- “The possibility of failure should never dissuade one’s ambitions” ―SamAltmam
- “Don’t underestimate human curiosity; use it as motivation for pursuing innovation” ―Sam Altmam
- “A strong leader needs courage, respect, integrity & humility; all qualities entrepreneurs must possess”-Sam Altman
- “Sometimes taking risks pays off in the end even if they seem scary in the beginning”―Sam Altmam
- “Compounding is magic. Look for it everywhere. Exponential curves are the key to wealth generation.” S. Altman
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Sam Altman Video Interviews
If you enjoyed reading these quotes from one of our generation’s most brilliant minds, you will really like watching these YouTube video interviews of Sam Altman with discussions on ChatGPT, Microsoft, Open AI, GPT-3.5, GPT 4, OpenAI Video & the Metaverse.