51 Best Quotes An Entrepreneur Should Live By


  1. “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 cant.” Warren G. Tracy’s student
  2. “Winners never quit and quitters never win.” Vince Lombardi
  3. “I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” Bill Cosby
  4. “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”- Bill Gates
  5. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” Peter Drucker
  6. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Thomas Edison
  7. “To win without risk is to triumph without glory.” Corneille
  8. “What is not started will never get finished” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  9. “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” Jim Rohn
  10. “The only thing worse than starting something and failing… is not starting something.” Seth Godin, Squidoo founder, author and blogger
  11. “The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake- you can’t learn anything from being perfect.” Adam Osborne
  12. “Fail often so you can succeed sooner.” Tom Kelley, Ideo partnerBest Entreprenuer Quotes
  13. “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, CarbonMade co-founder
  14. “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, O’Reilly Media founder and CEO
  15. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” John C. Maxwell
  16. “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” Ralph Nader
  17. “Choose a job that you like, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Confucius
  18. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” Bill Gates
  19. “Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop.” Jeffrey Zeldman
  20. “Don’t try to be original, just try to be good.” Paul Rand, Graphic Designer
  21. “Don’t play games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them.” Tony Hsieh,  Zappos CEO
  22. “Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.” —Jack Dorsey, Twitter co-founder
  23. “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” —Scott Belsky, Behance co-founder
  24. “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” Maya Angelou, author and poet
  25.  “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” Eleanor Roosevelt, former First LadyWarren Buffett Quotes
  26. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” Anais Nin, author
  27. “Always look for the fool in the deal. If you don’t find one, it’s you.” Mark Cuban, AXS TV chairman and entrepreneur
  28. “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
  29. “There is only one success- to be able to spend your life in your own way.” Christopher Morley
  30. “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.” Napoleon Hill
  31. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” Albert Schweitzer
  32. “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
  33. “Be bold. If you’re going to make an error, make a doozey, and don’t be afraid to hit the ball.” Billie Jean King, former professional tennis player
  34. “As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.” Donald Trump
  35. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill
  36. ”Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration.” Thomas Edison
  37. “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 the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain
  38. “The price of success is hard work, dediGreat-Quotes-About-Entrepreneurshipcation 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
  39. “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” Napoleon Hill
  40. “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” Albert Einstein
  41. “If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it. ” Margaret Fuller, American journalist, critic, and women’s rights advocate associated with the American transcendentalism movement
  42. “I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars — I look for 1-foot bars that I can step over.” Warren Buffett
  43. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill
  44. “I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.” Maya Angelou, author and poet
  45. “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, 500Startups co-founder
  46. “What I wanted was to be allowed to do the thing in the world that I did best — which I believed then and believe now is the greatest privilege there is. When I did that, success found me.” Debbi Fields, founder of Mrs. Fields Bakeries
  47.  “It’s hard to do a really good job on anything you don’t think about in the shower.” Paul Graham, YCombinator co-founder
  48. I don’t think an economic slump will hurt good ideas.” Rob Kalin, Etsy founder
  49. “Best startups generally come from somebody needing to scratch an itch.” Michael Arrington, TechCrunch founder and co-editor
  50. “It’s more effective to do something valuable than to hope a logo or name will say it for you.” Jason Cohen, Smart Bear Software founder
  51. “If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn co-founder



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