The business magnate is known as the richest man in Malaysia, monopolising the sugar refining trade through Perlis Plantations, and as founder of Kerry Group which operates Shangri-La Hotels and various companies. Besides Robert Kuok's fortune, the influential billionaire is revered for his philosophy especially in the matters of business decisions. It's no wonder that his wise words make compelling case studies, with a wealth of publicly-known quotes which continually inspire and motivate.

Here, we compile 12 of Robert Kuok's famous sayings instrumental to his phenomenal success.