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Go-Giver Quotes

The Go-Giver is an inspiring book that should be required reading for every person entering the business world. But it is not just for business people, it is a book for everyone. It is a business parable that contains a powerful concept that can pretty much help anyone find more success in their lives.

So, to help you learn more about this powerful business idea, and to give you a sense of the value that this book holds for you and your future, we wanted to share the best Go-Giver quotes with you.

Our hope is that these quotes will help you reach the staggering success you are after. So, if you’re ready to tap into the abundance of wisdom these words offer, let’s dive in:

30 Inspiring Go-Giver Quotes for Staggering Success

Inspiring Go-Giver Quotes

1. “Your true worth is determined by how much more you give in value than you take in payment.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

2. “Your income is determined by how many people you serve and how well you serve them.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

3. “The most valuable gift you have to offer is yourself.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

4. “The key to effective giving is to stay open to receiving.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

5. “Your influence is determined by how abundantly you place other people’s interests first.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

6. “You compensation is directly proportional to how many lives you touch.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

7. “The majority of people operate with a mindset that says to the fireplace, ‘First give me some heat, then I’ll throw on some logs.’ Or that says to the bank, ‘Give me interest on my money, then I’ll make a deposit’. And of course, it just doesn’t work like that.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

8. “Most of us have grown up seeing the world as a place of limitation rather than as a place of inexhaustible treasures. A world of competition rather than one of co-creation.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

9. “Go looking for the best in people, and you’ll be amazed at how much talent, ingenuity, empathy and good will you’ll find.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

10. “You get what you expect.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

11. “Ultimately, the world treats you more or less the way you expect to be treated.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

12. “All things being equal – people will do business with and refer business to those people they know, like and trust.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

13. “All the great fortunes in the world have been created by men and women who had a greater passion for what they were giving — their product, service or idea — than for what they were getting.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

14. “You give, give, give. Why? Because you love to. It’s not a strategy, it’s a way of life.” – “All things being equal – people will do business with and refer business to those people they know, like and trust.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

15. “As long as you’re trying to be someone else, or putting on some act or behavior someone else taught you, you have no possibility of truly reaching people. The most valuable thing you have to give people is yourself. No matter what you think you’re selling, what you’re really offering is you.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

Halfway There

You are more than halfway through these Go-Giver quotes, great job! We hope you are enjoying reading them as much as we enjoyed publishing them.

Remember, these quotes are only a snippet of wisdom that the Go-Giver has in store for you, so be sure to add the book to your own library if you can.

16. “If you want more success, find a way to serve more people. It’s that simple.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

17. “Everybody can be successful, because everybody can give.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

18. “When you base your relationships — in business or anywhere else in your life — on who owes who what, that’s not being a friend. That’s being a creditor.” – Bob Burg, The-Go Giver

19.Survive — to meet your basic living needs. Save — to go beyond your basic needs and expand your life. And serve — to make a contribution to the world around you.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

20. “Being broke and being rich are both decisions.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

21. “Watch out for what other people need, with the faith that when you do, you’ll get what you need.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

22. “Watch out for the other guy. Watch out for his interests. Watch his back. Forget about fifty-fifty, son. Fifty-fifty’s a losing proposition. The only winning proposition is one hundred percent. Make your win about the other person, go after what he wants. Forget win-win—focus on the other person’s win.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

23. “Reaching any goal you set takes 10% specific knowledge or technical skills – 10% max. The other 90% + is people skills.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

24. “Everyone likes to be appreciated,” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

25. “Typically, the more successful (givers) are, the more willing they are to share their secrets with others.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

26. “Most people just laugh when they hear that the secret to success is giving.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

27. “A bad restaurant tries to give just enough food and service, both in quantity and quality, to justify the money it takes from a customer.  A good restaurant strives to give the most quantity and quality for the money it takes.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

28. “A genuinely sound business principle will apply anywhere in life.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

29. “It’s what inside that makes you beautiful, not the wrapping.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

30. “Receiving is the natural result of giving.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

31.  “Everybody can achieve success because there is no restriction on giving.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

32. “Appearances are almost always deceiving.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

33. “The first question before an act should be, “Does it add value to the life of others? Does it serve people?” And if the answer is a definite yes then you can go on and ask, “Does it make money?” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

34. “The wealthiest people in the world are those who have a greater passion and dedication for what they are giving- their product or service- than what they are getting in return” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

35. “Your true income is calculated by how many people’s life you improve and how much you give back.” – Bob Burg, The Go-Giver

Final Thoughts

The Go-giver is one of the most inspiring books we’ve read; which is why it also made our list of top motivational books ever. So, once more, if you enjoyed these Go-Giver quotes, you’d be smart to invest in the book, and then study, practice, and teach its principles.

Your staggering success awaits!

Till next time,


PS – If you enjoyed these Go-Giver quotes, then you’ll love these inspiring Think Big Quotes. Just like the Go-Giver, they’ll help you supersize your success.