Born: October 23, 1942
Birthplace: Littlehampton, England, United Kingdom
Died: September 10, 2007
Occupation: Activist, Author, and Businesswoman
Profile: Founder of The Body Shop.
Number of Quotes: 7
By creating conversation, we let our customers spread our message by word of mouth.
If I had to name a driving force in my life, I'd name passion every time.
The cosmetics industry should be promoting health and well-being; instead it hypes an outdated notion of glamour and sells false hopes and fantasies.
The kind of brain-dead, gum chewing assistant you find in so many shops drives me wild. I want everyone who works for me to feel the same excitement that I feel.
Three components make an entrepreneur: the person, the idea and the resources to make it happen.
To run this business ... you need ... optimism, humanism, enthusiasm, intuition, curiosity, love, humour, magic and fun, and that secret ingredient - euphoria.
To succeed you have to believe in something with such a passion that it becomes a reality.