By | 09.01.2016

Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs to be Success

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Entrepreneurs who give up aren’t entrepreneurs for long. Building a business takes time, training, effort and a determined commitment to succeed.

Do you know, life as an entrepreneur can sometimes get you down? Here are some words of wisdom and motivation from men and women who made it through, to drive you to success.

  1. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” Henry Ford
  2. “Entrepreneurs are willing to work an 80 hour work to avoid a 40 hour week” Lori Greiner
  3. “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain
  4. “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.”  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  5. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” Anais Nin
  6. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein
  7. “The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.” Chinese proverb
  8. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” Maya Angelou
  9. “You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” Wayne Gretzky
  10. “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” Farrah Gray
  11. “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” Tony Robbins
  12. “You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” Beverly Sills
  13. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” Ayn Rand
  14. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” Steve Jobs
  15. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” Stephen Covey
  16. “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain
  17. “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.”  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  18. “There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” Aristotle
  19. “Do what you can, where you are, with what you have.” Teddy Roosevelt
  20. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” George Addair
  21. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less travelled, and that has made all the difference.” Robert Frost
  22. “Do it or not. There is no try.” Yoda
  23. “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” Lao Tzu
  24. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” Alice Walker
  25. “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” Woody Allen
  26. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” George Eliot
  27. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” Henry Ford
  28. “A ‘startup’ is a company that is confused about – 1. What its product is. 2. Who its customers are. 3. How to make money.” Dave McClure
  29. “All humans are entrepreneurs not because they should start companies but because the will to create is encoded in human DNA.” Reid Hoffman
  30. “No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team.” Reid Hoffman
  31. “The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be.” Reid Hoffman
  32. “In the end, a vision without the ability to execute it is probably a hallucination.” Steve Case
  33. “Don’t be cocky. Don’t be flashy. There’s always someone better than you.” Tony Hsieh
  34. “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t – you’re right.” Henry Ford
  35. “Behold the turtle, he makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.” Bruce Levin
  36. “Diligence is the mother of good luck.” Benjamin Franklin
  37. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” Walt Disney
  38. “A person who is quietly confident makes the best leader.” Fred Wilson
  39. “We are really competing against ourselves, we have no control over how other people perform.” Pete Cashmore
  40. “Always deliver more than expected.” Larry Page
  41. “You can’t fall if you don’t climb. But there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground.” Unknown
  42. “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” Joshua Marine
  43. “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” Booker T. Washington
  44. “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” Chinese proverb
  45. “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.” Florence Nightingale
  46. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” Amelia Earhart
  47. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”
 Peter Drucker
  48. “Winners never quit and quitters never win.”
 Vince Lombardi
  49. “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”
 Bill Gates
  50. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”
 Warren Buffett
  51. “One of the huge mistakes people make is that they try to force an interest on themselves. You don’t choose your passions; your passions choose you.” Jeff Bezos
  52. “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”
 Albert Einstein
  53. “As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.”
 Donald Trump
  54. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”
 Winston Churchill
  55. “Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration.” Thomas Edison
  56. “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”
 Napoleon Hill
  57. “I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” Bill Cosby
  58. “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.”
 Warren G. Tracy’s student
  59. “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.”
 Ralph Nader
  60. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.”
 Bill Gates
  61. “Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career.” Ryan Freitas
  62. “Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.” Anthony Volodkin
  63. “Money is like gasoline during a road trip. You don’t want to run out of gas on your trip, but you’re not doing a tour of gas stations.” Tim O’Reilly
  64. “If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large.” Jeff Bezos
  65. “Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop.” Jeffrey Zeldman
  66. “Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.” Tony Hsieh
  67. “Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.” Jack Dorsey
  68. “The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow.” Ingvar Kamprad
  69. “Always look for the fool in the deal. If you don’t find one, it’s you.” Mark Cuban
  70. “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” Drew Houston
  71. “Nothing works better than just improving your product.” Joel Spolsky
  72. “It’s not that we need new ideas, but we need to stop having old ideas.” Edwin Land
  73. “It’s hard to do a really good job on anything you don’t think about in the shower.” Paul Graham
  74. “Entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create.” David Karp
  75. “Best startups generally come from somebody needing to scratch an itch.” Michael Arrington
  76. “The last 10% it takes to launch something takes as much energy as the first 90%.” Rob Kalin
  77. “Don’t play games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them.” Tony Hsieh
  78. “Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.” Guy Kawasaki
  79. “Every day that we spent not improving our products was a wasted day.” Joel Spolsky
  80. “I doubt I’ll ever go back to corporate work. Once you see the light, there is no turning back.” Magnus Jepson
  81. “Stay self funded as long as possible.” Garrett Camp
  82. “Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” Biz Stone
  83. “So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.” Caterina Fake
  84. “Trust your instincts.” Estee Lauder
  85. “If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.” Ray Kroc
  86. “Sustaining a successful business is a hell of a lot of work, and staying hungry is half the battle.” Wendy Tan White
  87. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” Bill Gates
  88. “If you define yourself by how you differ from the competition, you’re probably in trouble.” Omar Hamoui
  89. “When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue.” Josh James
  90. “No more romanticizing about how cool it is to be an entrepreneur. It’s a struggle to save your company’s life – and your own skin – every day of the week.” Spencer Fry
  91. “The secret to successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world.” Marc Benioff
  92. “I try not to make any decisions that I’m not excited about.” Jake Nickell
  93. “See things in the present, even if they are in the future.” Larry Ellison
  94. “You can’t make anything viral, but you can make something good.” Peter Shankman
  95. “It’s more effective to do something valuable than to hope a logo or name will say it for you.” Jason Cohen
  96. “Don’t worry about funding if you don’t need it. Today it’s cheaper to start a business than ever.” Noah Everett
  97. “Ideas are commodity. Execution of them is not.” Michael Dell
  98. “I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.” Jeff Bezos
  99. “I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one.” Bill Gates
  100. “You jump off a cliff and you assemble an airplane on the way down.” Reid Hoffman
  101. “I made a resolve then that I was going to amount to something if I could. And no hours, nor amount of labor, nor amount of money would deter me from giving the best that there was in me. And I have done that ever since, and I win by it. I know.” Harland Sanders

My Personal Tip for You: 
Every entrepreneur faces challenges, and many of them will tell you it’s how you handle those challenges that will determine success or failure as a business owner.

I would be glad if you read my another article on 50 Ways to Become a Better Entrepreneur