Soichiro Honda

He expanded as an entrepreneur manufacturing wooden shack bicycle motors to multinational motorcycle and automobile manufacturers.



“You don’t measure a man’s greatness by his physical size, but by his acts, by the impact he makes on human history.”

“Instead of being afraid of the challenge and failure, be afraid of avoiding the challenge and doing nothing.” 

“There is a Japanese proverb that literally goes “Raise the sail with your stronger hand,” meaning you must go after the opportunities that arise in life that you are best equipped to do.”

“Many people dream of success. To me, success can only be achieved through repeated failure and introspection.”

Green Star

“My biggest thrill is when I plan something and it fails. My mind is then filled with ideas on how I can improve"

Tilted Brush Stroke

“Success is only 1% of your work, and the rest – bold overcoming of obstacles. success will come to you itself.”

“People will not sacrifice themselves for the company. They come to work at the company to enjoy themselves. That feeling will lead to innovation.”