50 Inspiring Quotes For Entrepreneurs

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1. “Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art. It is a practice.” – Peter Drucker, management consultant, educator, and author

2. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game’s winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that’s why I succeed.”Michael Jordan

3. “Do. Or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda, Jedi Master

4. “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” – Vince Lombardi, head coach of the Green Bay Packers

5. “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” – Scott Belsky, co-founder of Behance

6. “My biggest motivation? Just to keep challenging myself. I see life almost like one long University education that I never had — everyday I’m learning something new.” – Richard Branson

7. “Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.” – Guy Kawasaki, founder of AllTop

8. “If you just work on stuff that you like and you’re passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out.” – Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook

9. “Never give in–never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” – Winston Churchill

10. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

11. “Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.” – Mark Twain

12. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford

13. “Watch, listen, and learn. You can’t know it all yourself. Anyone who thinks they do is destined for mediocrity.” – Donald Trump

14. “Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” – Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks

15. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.”Steve Jobs

16. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison

17. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

18. “I hate how many people think, “glass half-empty” when their glass is really four-fifths full. I’m grateful when I have one drop in the glass because I know exactly what to do with it.” – Gary Vaynerchuk, co-founder and CEO of VaynerMedia

19. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson

20. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

21. “Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.”Zig Ziglar, author, salesman, and motivational speaker

22. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates

23. “In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative, original thinker unless you can also sell what you create.” – David Ogilvy, world-class copywriter and advertiser

24. “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

25. “It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. It doesn’t matter how many times you almost get it right. No one is going to know or care about your failures, and neither should you. All you have to do is learn from them and those around you because all that matters in business is that you get it right once. Then everyone can tell you how lucky you are.”Mark Cuban, start of Shark Tank, owner of Dallas Mavericks

26. “Done is better than perfect.” – Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook

27. “You must put your head into the lion’s mouth if the per¬for¬mance is to be a suc-cess.” – Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister

28. “Success is how high you bounce after you hit bottom.” – General George Patton

29. “No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.” -Andrew Carnegie, Industrialist and Philanthropist

30. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain

31. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” -Colin Powell, U.S. General

32. “Waiting for perfect is never as smart as making progress.” – Seth Godin, Author

33. “You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky

34. “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.” – Dr. Napoleon Hill, author of Think and Grow Rich

35. “You can have everything you want in life if you just help enough people get what they want in life.” – Zig Ziglar, Motivational Speaker

36. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Peter Drucker

37. “Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and advertise.” – Ted Turner, Entrepreneur and Businessman

38. “What business should you start today? One that you are passionate about, has a big market opportunity, can be up and running quickly, and that doesn’t require a lot of initial capital. Think Internet, apps, e-commerce, and mobile.” – Richard Harroch, Venture Capitalist, Author, and Entrepreneur

39. “Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.” – Jerry Rice, Legendary Wide Receiver for the San Francisco 49ers

40. “Winners never quit and quitters never win.” – Vince Lombardi

41. “When you’re first thinking through an idea, it’s important not to get bogged down in complexity. Thinking simply and clearly is hard to do.” – Richard Branson

42. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first
– Mark Twain

43. “To have a great idea, have a lot of them.” – Thomas Edison

44. “We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It’s our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better.” -Jeff Bezos, Founder of Amazon

45. “Be so good they can’t ignore you.” -Steve Martin, Comedian and Actor

46. “If Plan A doesn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters.” – Claire Cook, Author

47. “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein

48. “If you had asked people what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse.” – Henry Ford

49. “Never tell your problems to anyone … 20 percent don’t care and the other 80 percent are glad you have them.” – Lou Holtz, Football Coach

50. “There are a lot of things that go into creating success. I don’t like to do just the things I like to do. I like to do things that cause the company to succeed. I don’t spend a lot of time doing my favorite activities.” – Michael Dell, Founder of Dell Computer

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Vitaly Grinblat has over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and advertising. Including running his own financial services agency for over 10 years. Since 2005, he has created a number of information products online, as well consulted with and designed advertising campaigns for private clients, generating over $10,000,000 in sales. Currently Vitaly is involved in a number of businesses and projects including creating marketing campaigns for a large publication company, running an e-commerce business, a nutraceutical company and Success Thread.


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