Tara Fela-Durotoye

From Wikiquote
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Tara Fela-Durotoye

Tara Fela-Durotoye (born 6 March 1977) is a Nigerian beauty entrepreneur and lawyer. A pioneer in the bridal makeup profession in Nigeria, she launched the first bridal directory in 1999, set up international standard makeup studios and established the first makeup school in Nigeria.


  • "I always knew that the risk of running the business in Nigeria is high but sometimes you do not know to what extent, until my products were counterfeited."
    • [1]Her reply to what is considered as the major downsides of entrepreneurship orientation in Nigeria.
  • "It is very tough and this is about perspective. My prayer is that as a nation, we would learn the lessons in this season and we would not forget what we have learnt."
    • [2] Talking about the current economic situation in Nigeria.
  • "It is important for you to marry someone who buys into what you are doing.”
    • [3] Talking about the secrets to effectively balance family and career.
  • “There's a place for talking and criticism. But there's also a place to let our ACTIONS do the talking!”
  • “Strong nations are built on SOLID HOMES not big houses”.
    • [5] quote on a nation
  • “Many men have children, but not many children have 'Fathers'. Age releases to you reproductive skills Fatherhood requires LEADERSHIP skills”.
    • [6] quote on fatherhood
  • Everyone including YOU suffers when you refuse to BE all & DO all you can.
  • When you don't know where you are going in life (No Clear Destination), you don't need direction... you need Divine Revelation.
    • [7] Tags: clarity, focus, leadership, purpose-of-life, vision.
  • A nation is not defined by its borders or the boundaries of its land mass Rather, a nation is defined by adverse people who have been unified by a cause and a value system and who are committed to a vision for the type of society they wish to live in and give to the future generations to come.
    • [8] Tags: future, inspirational, leadership, nation, nation-building, national-identity, nigeria, strength.
  • Our nation is ripe with a multitude of successful people, who have achieved much for themselves with little impact on anyone else.
    • [9] Tags: achievement, impact, nation, nation-building, nigeria, success.
  • There's a place for talking and criticism. But there's also a place to let our ACTIONS do the talking.
    • [10] Tags: leadership-development, nation-building, nigeria.
  • We must be the ones to re-define the world class standards of excellence
    • [11] Tags: excellence, leadership, nigeria, standards.
  • What we need now is a nation of great people who live to positively impact others and build enduring legacies.
  • Many men have children, but not many children have 'Fathers'. Age releases to you reproductive skills. Fatherhood requires LEADERSHIP skills.
  • If the path you are walking today won't lead you to your desired destination, then you are STROLLING.
  • In the innovation age customer experience is key. Your impression defines their expression.
  • Be a solution provider and not a part of the problem to be solved.
  • Despite the turbulence our nation has experienced, we WILL arrive safely and without incident!.
    • [17] Tags: future-generations, leadership, nation-building, nigeria.
  • Real Fathers make a positive impact on their generation, and so give the next generation the advantage of a better nation to live in
    • [18]Tags: fatherhood, parenting.
  • Direction is only necessary when your destination is certain but the path to get there isn't clear to you.
  • We must see the new Nigeria The Nigeria We Want we must accept personal responsibility to build it.
    • [20] Tags: future-generations, leadership, nigeria.
  • Houses are built brick-by-brick. HOMEs are built word-by-word. Houses don't build themselves. So YOU must build your home.
    • [21] Tags: africa, culture, family, home, leadership, values.
  • Many people read History books but it takes just a few people to LEAD the cause that will shape the course of HISTORY.
    • [22] Tags: africa, history, inspirational, leaders, leadership, people.
  • Great nations are built by great people, not just successful people.
    • [23] Tags: economy, nationalism, nigeria, success.
  • If your Idea cannot change the industry, you have added no value.
  • Without Purpose, LIVING is downgraded to Breathing a boring routine of inhaling oxygen.
  • We need to adopt a set of common values and be ready to live out those values.
Wikipedia has an article about: