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30 Thought-Provoking Company Culture Quotes

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Last Updated on 28 January, 2021
30 Thought-Provoking Company Culture Quotes

For any organization to thrive it requires vision and strong company culture. If you observe all the big companies like Apple or Amazon, the common thread you would come across is its strong company culture

Since employees are the building block of an organization, their vision must align with yours. It is therefore important to build a foundation where employees work collaboratively and help build a strong culture.

The following company culture quotes are from the great minds, business leaders and entrepreneurs who have built solid foundations in the marketplace globally.

Here are '30 Thought-provoking Company Culture Quotes' to inspire you, to help you form a collaborative team and build a healthy company culture.


Corporate culture Matters. How management chooses to treat its people impacts everything for better or for worse.
– Simon Sinek

Company culture is the backbone of any successful organization.
– Gary Vaynerchuk

You can have all the right strategy in the world; if you don't have the right culture, you're dead.
– Patrick Whitesell

There's no magic formula for great company culture. the key is just to treat your staff how you would like to be treated.
– Richard Branson

Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you've got.
– Peter F. Drucker


Create the kind of workplace and company culture that will attract great talent. If you hire brilliant people, they will make work feel more like play.
– Richard Branson

One of my fears is being this big, slow, constipated, bureaucratic company that's happy with its success.
– Mark Parker

A company's culture is the foundation for future innovation. An entrepreneurs job is to build the foundation.
– Brian Chesky

The culture of a company is the sum of the behaviors of all its people.
– Michael Kouly

You need the right people with you, not the best people.
– Jack Ma


If you get the culture right, most of the other stuff will just take care of itself.
– Tony Hsieh

Treat employees like they make a difference and they will.
– Jim Goodnight

The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.
– Peter F. Drucker

The stronger the culture, the less corporate process a company needs. When the culture is strong, you can trust everyone to do the right thing. People can be independent and autonomous. They can be entrepreneurial.
– Brian Chesky

No company, small or large, can win over the long run without energized employees who believe in the mission and understand how to achieve it.
– Jack Welch

Part of company culture is path dependent- it's the lessons you learn along the way.
– Jeff Bezos


The best companies hire for attitude and personality. The attitude can be great, but the applicant's personality must fit the culture.
– Shep Hyken

I think as a company, if you can get those two things right — having a clear direction on what you are trying to do and bringing in great people who can execute on the stuff — then you can do pretty well.
– Mark Zuckerberg

You can build a much more wonderful company on love than you can on fear.
– Kip Tindell

Positive culture comes from being mindful and respecting your co-workers, and being empathetic.
– Biz Stone

Culture is what motivates and retains talented employees.
– Betty Thompson


A culture of innovation can be a company's primary source of competitive advantage and can pay off steadily over the years.
– Stephen Shapiro

Determine what behaviors and beliefs you value as a company, and have everyone live true to them. These behaviors and beliefs should be so essential to your core, that you don’t even think of it as a culture.
– Brittany Forsyth

Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people.
– Steve Jobs

If a Brand doesn't live on the inside, it can't thrive on the outside.
– Libby Sartain

To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace.
– Doug Conant


Company culture is the continuous pursuit of building the best, most talented, and the happiest team we possibly can.
– Andrew Wilkinson

Culture isn't just one aspect of the game-it is the game. In the end, an organization is nothing more than the collective capacity of its people to create value.
– Lou Gerstner

Organizational culture is the sum of values and rituals which serve as 'glue' to integrate the members of the organization.
– Richard Perrin

If your culture doesn't like geeks, you are in real trouble.
– Bill Gates

This article is written by Braja Deepon Roy. He works as a Content Creator and Digital Marketer at Vantage Circle. He actively participates in the growth of corporate culture and keeps himself updated in this space. For any related queries, contact