Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

March 21, 2016

We all know it. It is not easy being an entrepreneur. In fact, it is riddled with uncertainly, tenacity and lots and lots of hard work. You have to work day in and day out and you are not even sure if you are going in the right directions! But ask any entrepreneur, whether they would trade their lives for a 9-5 cushy jobs? And most of them would just be shaking their head in negative. There is something called as the entrepreneurship essence, that’s not found in everyone. But as it is easy to dream, it is as easy to wake up from the dream too. Even though there are over 29 million small businesses in Unites States alone, almost 595,000 businesses close each year. What keeps a business running, you ask? Most successful entrepreneurs agree that among other things, inspiration is a crucial factor.

So, if you are feeling down because your business is going through a hiccup and you feel like throwing in the proverbial towel and not going ahead, worry not! We have collected inspirational quotes from around to help you get a motivational boost to keep you going! And like Zig Zagler said “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” Come back to this page when you feel demotivated next time.

Check Out Some of the Best Quotes to Help You Keep Motivated

  1. “Do. Or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda, Jedi Master.
  2. “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” – Scott Belsky, co-founder of Behance.
  3. “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.
  4. “If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.” – Ray Kroc, founder of McDonald’s.
  5. “Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” – Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks.
  6. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius.
  7. “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender, it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.”- Stephen Covey
  8. “In every success story, you will find someone who has made a courageous decision.”- Peter F. Drucker
  9. “If you can dream it, you can do it.”- Walt Disney
  10. “Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.”- Conrad Hilton
  11. “Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field.”- Dennis Waitley
  12. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.”- George Eliot
  13. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”- Anais Nin
  14. “Do what you can, where you are, with what you have.” – Teddy Roosevelt
  15. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”- Albert Einstein
  16. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”- Ayn Rand
  17. “Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough.”- Elon Musk
  18. “It’s fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”- Bill Gates
  19. “Never give up, because you never know if the next try is going to be the one that works.”- Mary Kay Ash
  20. “I think not focusing on money makes you sane, because in the long run it can probably drive you crazy.”- Kevin Systrom
  21. “Micromanage the process, not the people.”- Joe Apfelbaum, Ajax Union
  22. “The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.”- Peter Drucker
  23. “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark.”- Michelangelo
  24. “Done is better than perfect.” – Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook
  25. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates, Greek Philosopher
  26. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain
  27. “Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and advertise.” – Ted Turner, Entrepreneur and Businessman
  28. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’” – Muhammad Ali, Boxing Champion
  29. “Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic.” – Dale Carnegie, Author and Motivational Speaker
  30. “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, Philosopher
  31. “When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say ‘wow, that was an adventure,’ not ‘wow, I sure felt safe.’ “- Tom Preston-Werner, Github co-founder
  32. “If you’re passionate about something and you work hard, then I think you will be successful.”- Pierre Omidyar, founder and chairman eBay
  33. “Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.”- Jack Dorsey, founder Twitter
  34. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Peter Drucker
  35. “Winners never quit and quitters never win.” – Vince Lombardi
  36. “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
  37. “Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey