25 Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs



Inspiration can come in many forms.

While no amount of YouTube videos or quotes can substitute for execution, sometimes we all need a little external push to help us refocus our efforts and come back stronger – and more productive – than ever.

Thus, here are 25 inspirational quotes for entrepreneurs, or anyone else who is stuck in a rut with their business.

25 Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

“Timing, perseverance, and 10 years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” – Biz Stone, Co-founder of Twitter

“The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.” – Walt Disney, founder, The Walt Disney company

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

“Don’t worry about failure. You only have to be right once.” – Drew Houston, founder of Dropbox

“You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky, Hall of Fame hockey player

“Write drunk; edit sober.” – Ernest Hemingway, author

“The work you do while you procrastinate is probably the work you should be doing for the rest of your life.” – Jessica Hische, lettering artist

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu, philosopher

“Give value. Give value. Give value. And then ask for business.” – Gary Vaynerchuk, entrepreneur

“People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories, and magic.” – Seth Godin, author

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle, philosopher

“Amateurs practice until they can get it right; professionals practice until they can’t get it wrong.” – Harold Claxton, music professor




“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill, politician

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela, politician

“Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

“Be so good they can’t ignore you.” – Steve Martin, comedian

“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates, co-founder, Microsoft

“You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over.” — Richard Branson, entrepreneur

“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, founder, Amazon

“Of all sad words of mouth or pen, the saddest are these: it might have been.” – John Greenleaf Whittier, poet

“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” – Estee Lauder, businesswoman

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” – Suzy Kassem, author

“Chase the vision, not the money. The money will end up following you.” – Tony Hsieh, founder, Zappos

“Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell ‘em ‘Certainly I can!’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.” – Theodore Roosevelt, former U.S. President


What did I miss?

What inspirational quotes would you add to the above?

Let me know in the comments below.

2 Comments on "25 Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs"

  1. This quotes will increase the energy of a person when working. It will boost their confidence and dedication at work. Always remember these things and receive the result in the end.

  2. It is important to be motivated every day. This will help you to become productive and reach your goals. Make it a habit to have an inspiration to work.

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