17 Ingenious Seth Godin Quotes


Seth Godin: American author, entrepreneur, marketer, and public speaker…

Somehow that description doesn’t seem to capture Godin. That’s because Seth Godin is a genius. One of the brightest minds of our time, each of his 18 books serves as a window into the mind of an exceptional, and, exceptionally different, kind of person. Besides founding 2 mega-successful companies, Godin has built his blog to one of the most popular in the world.

We’ve sifted through Godin’s wealth of content and collected our favorite excerpts to bring you 17 Ingenious Seth Godin Quotes:


  1. “Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” ― Seth Godin

  2. “Change almost never fails because it’s too early. It almost always fails because it’s too late.” ― Seth Godin

  3. “I define anxiety as experiencing failure in advance.” ― Seth Godin, Poke the Box

  4. “The secret to being wrong isn’t to avoid being wrong! The secret is being willing to be wrong. The secret is realizing that wrong isn’t fatal.”― Seth Godin, Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?

  5. “Never quit something with great long-term potential just because you can’t deal with the stress of the moment.” ― Seth Godin, The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit

  6. “How dare you settle for less when the world has made it so easy for you to be remarkable?” ― Seth Godin, Small Is the New Big: and 183 Other Riffs, Rants, and Remarkable Business Ideas

  7. “Soon is not as good as now.” ― Seth Godin, Poke the Box

  8. “Transferring your passion to your job is far easier than finding a job that happens to match your passion.” ― Seth Godin, Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?

  9. “Change isn’t made by asking permission. Change is made by asking forgiveness, later.” ― Seth Godin, Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us

  10. “How was your day? If your answer was “fine,” then I don’t think you were leading.”― Seth Godin, Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us

  11. “If failure is not an option, then neither is success.” ― Seth Godin

  12. “Don’t find customers for your products, find products for your customers.” ― Seth Godin

  13. “If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.” ― Seth Godin

  14. “Today, not starting is far, far worse than being wrong. If you start, you’ve got a shot at evolving and adjusting to turn your wrong into a right. But if you don’t start, you never get a chance.” ― Seth Godin, Poke the Box

  15. “believe that giving up is the same thing as being realistic.” ― Seth Godin, Poke the Box

  16. “Quite or be exceptional. Average is for losers.” ― Seth Godin, The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit

  17. “If you can’t be remarkable, perhaps you should consider doing nothing until you can.” ― Seth Godin, Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?


Are you ready to be remarkable? Take Godin’s knowledge and inspiration and put your ideas into action today! Remember, you have everything that you need to reach your full potential.

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