Inspirational Quotes by Entrepreneurs

  

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Being an entrepreneur is not easy. You have invest all of you to succeed - your money, your time, your vision, your intellect, etc. While being an entrepreneur might take up all of your life, it is also very rewarding to invest in your own business. It is rewarding to work for yourself. Although there are many advantages of starting a business on your own, sometimes it gets tough, so it is essential to follow other successful entrepreneur's advice to keep you on track. Here are some quotes by people who made it in their own businesses and who can teach you a thing or two that might inspire you.

“The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decided to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.” - Nolan Bushnell, entrepreneur.
“To any entrepreneur: if you want to do it, do it now. If you don't, you're going to regret it.” - Catherine Cook, co-founder of MyYearbook.
“It's not about ideas. It's about making ideas happen.” - Scott Belsky, co-founder of Behance.
“I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 missed I've been trusted to take the game's winning shot and missing. I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that's why I succeed.” - Michael Jordan, Hall of Fame.
“There's nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.” - Jason Fried, founder of 37signal.
“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.
“There's lots of bad reasons to start a company. But there's only one good, legitimate reason, and I think you know what it is: it's to change the world.” - Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote.
“The secret of successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world.” - Marc Benioff, CEP of Salesforce.
“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” - Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Company.
“If you're not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.” - Ray Kroc, founder of McDonald's.
“You shouldn't focus on why you can't do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exceptions.” - Steve Case, co-founder of AOL.
“Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” - Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks.
“I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” - Steve Jobs, co-founder and CEO of Apple.
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” - Walt Disney, co-founder of the Walt Disney Company.
“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” - Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group.
“It's almost always harder to raise capital than you thought it would be, and it always takes longer. So plan for that.” - Richard Harroch, Venture Capitalist.
“I hate how many people think, ‘glass half empty' when they glass is really four-fifths full. I'm grateful when I have one drop int he glass because I know exactly what to do with it.” - Gary Vaynerchuk, co-founder and CEO of VaynerMedia.
“For all of the most important things, the timing always sucks. Waiting for a good time to quit your job? The stars will never align and the traffic lights of life will never be green at the same time. The universe doesn't conspired against you, but it doesn't go out of its way to line up the pins either. Conditions are never perfect. ‘Someday‘ is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you. Pro and con lists are just as bad. If it's important to you and you want to do it ‘eventually,‘ just do it and correct course along the way.” - Timothy Ferris, author of The 4-Hour Work Week.

 

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