In this article, we have come up with some of the best motivational quotes for entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship is another word for ‘making ideas happen.’ It is when someone starts or initiates a new business idea, puts investments and bears most of the risks.
Entrepreneurs are the people who work to achieve the outcome of the initial ideas in form of a business. There are millions and billions of aspiring entrepreneurs from around the world, who wish to use their knowledge and implement their ideas for a better world, and help make peoples’ lives easier.
Nevertheless, what one must know is that in the journey of you becoming an entrepreneur, you’re going to face endless hurdles and challenges on the way. From managing to find investors and mentors to actually building the platform and service outlets/centres etc., it can be a lot at once.
But what you must believe in is that if you have the passion, you have strong ideas, and if you have the will to do it, you will be able to do it, no matter what. It takes time, it takes patience.
Most new entrepreneurs give up when their ideas aren’t doing well, they don’t have the financial aid or they don’t have enough supporters.
But don’t let these hurdles affect your passion and drive you down.
Always keep in mind that few of the best and most successful entrepreneurs today are the ones who faced the maximum struggles in their journey. If they can do it, so can you! Remember that not next week, not tomorrow, but today! Today is the answer!
Below is a coordinated list of some motivational quotes for entrepreneurs that may help and provide you with the support that you need.
List Of Motivational Quotes For Entrepreneurs
“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
“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”– Bill Gates
“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”– Warren Buffett
“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
“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
“If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”– Napoleon Hill
“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.”– Bill Cosby
“My biggest motivation? Just to keep challenging myself. I see life almost like one long University education that I never had — every day I’m learning something new.”-Richard Branson
“Success is not what you have, but who you are.”– Bo Bennet
“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 can’t.”– Warren G. Tracy’s student
“To win without risk is to triumph without glory.”– Corneille
“When you are building a startup, it’s difficult. Particularly, a startup that is expanding at the rate of Tinder. You have to give 100%, and you have to be committed. Solving the problem has to be personal or else you’re going to disintegrate.” – Sean Rad
“Ignore the hype of the startups that you see in the press. Mostly, it’s a pack of lies. Half of these startups will be dead in a year. So, focus on building your business so you can be the one left standing.”– Jules Pieri
“When in doubt, bootstrap. Using your own personal resources is the easiest way to start a business. You don’t have to convince investors about the merits of your idea. You just have to convince yourself.”– Ryan Holmes
“Starting a company extracts so much energy and conviction that not having a clear-cut goal and meaningful mission can hamper your success. This is why, at Virta, our mission was clearly defined: reverse early type-2 diabetes in 100 million people by 2025.” -Sami Inkinen
“Don’t get distracted. Never tell yourself that you need to be the biggest brand in the whole world. Start by working on what you need at the present moment and then what you need to do tomorrow. So, set yourself manageable targets.” – Jas Bagniewski
“If you are working on a product that’s going to be consumer-facing, then feedback is invaluable. You should be out there being brave and talking to people and asking for feedback as much as possible.”-Emily Brooke
“In the age of transparency, honesty, and generosity, even in the form of an apology, generate goodwill.” –Alexander Asseily
“It’s very important for entrepreneurs to look for people in the company who are not afraid of failures, for example, intrapreneurs. They make a business more successful by thinking like an entrepreneur — but within a company.”-Chirag Kulkarni
“If you are not getting traction on your idea, you try a few things. You try pushing harder, cleaning up something, building up to something aggressively — but if it doesn’t get traction, then don’t bother.” – Vijay Sharma
“Five days a week, I read my goals before I go to sleep and when I wake up. There are 10 goals around health, family and business with expiration dates, and I update them every six months.” -Daymond John
“There is no royal flower-strewn path to success. And if there is, I have not found it, for whatever success I have attained has been the result of much hard work and many sleepless nights.” – Madam C.J. Walker
“What is not started will never get finished.”– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Embrace what you don’t know, especially in the beginning, because what you don’t know can become your greatest asset. It ensures that you will absolutely be doing things different from everybody else.”– Sara Blakely
“When you cease to dream you cease to live.”– Malcolm Forbes
“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.”– Jim Rohn
“Life is like the monkey bars: you have to let go to move forward. Once you make the decision to leap into entrepreneurship, be sure to loosen your grasp on old concepts so you can swing your way to new ones.”– Leah Busque
“There are 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
“The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake- you can’t learn anything from being perfect.” – Adam Osborne
“There is something artificial when everyone is agreeing with each other. It’s useful to indulge people who don’t agree, and see their viewpoint or force yourself to explain things better.” -David Sack
“Whatever you do, be different—that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.”– Anita Roddick
“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.”– Henry Ford
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing—that’s why we recommend it daily.”– Zig Ziglar
“Failures are life’s way of nudging you and letting you know you are off course. Trying new things and not being afraid to fail along the way are more important than what you learn in school.”– Sara Blakely
“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.”– Ray Goforth
“No matter what, expect the unexpected. And whenever possible, be the unexpected.”– Lynda Barry
“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”– Henry David Thoreau
“As a CEO, I am finding that I have to become a learning CEO. I have to go to school all the time because I am learning new skills that I need to run this company and I am realising that I am not equipped to just coast. I have to constantly renew my skills.”– Indra Nooyi
“And I’d say one of the great lessons I’ve learned over the past couple of decades, from a management perspective, is that really, when you come down to it, it really is all about people and all about leadership.”– Steve Case
“It is not the genius at the top giving directions that makes people great. It is great people that make the guy at the top look like a genius.”– Simon Sinek
“Making the decision to not follow a system or someone else’s rules has allowed me to really dig into what my own strengths and gifts are without spending time feeling jaded or wasteful.”– Ishita Gupta
“In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.”– Mark Zuckerberg
“As a leader, it’s a major responsibility on your shoulders to practice the behavior you want others to follow.”– Himanshu Bhatia
“You are where you are today because you stand on somebody’s shoulders. And wherever you are heading, you cannot get there by yourself. If you stand on the shoulders of others, you have a reciprocal responsibility to live your life so that others may stand on your shoulders. It’s the quid pro quo of life. We exist temporarily through what we take, but we live forever through what we give.”– Vernon Jordan
“I dream, I test my dreams against my beliefs, I dare to take risks, and I execute my vision to make those dreams come true.”– Walt Disney
“Importantly, in a great team, you argue about ideas totally independent of ego. In great teams, the success of your idea is independent from your success. Just helping to find the best idea matters.”– Tobi Lütke
“Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from.”– Seth Godin
“When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.”– Elon Musk
“I think it is often easier to make progress on mega-ambitious dreams. Since no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition.”– Larry Page
“Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.”– Mary Kay Ash
“It’s stunning to me what kind of an impact even one person can have if they have the right passion, perspective, and are able to align the interest of a great team.”– Steve Case
“Today, not starting is far, far worse than being wrong. If you start, you’ve got a shot at evolving and adjusting to turn your wrong into a right. But if you don’t start, you never get a chance.”– Seth Godin, author and entrepreneur
“There is no better measure of your values than how you spend your time.”– Scott Belsky
“People think innovation is just having a good idea, but a lot of it is just moving quickly and trying a lot of things.”– Mark Zuckerberg
“An idea can only become a reality once it is broken down into organized, actionable elements.”– Scott Belsky
“You are on the eve of a complete victory. You can’t go wrong. The world is behind you.”– Josephine Baker
“Be passionate and move forward with gusto every single hour of every single day, until you reach your goal.”– Ava DuVernay
“You can and should set your own limits and clearly articulate them. This takes courage, but it is also liberating and empowering, and often earns you new respect.”– Rosalind Brewer
“Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.”– Marva Collins
“Aspiring entrepreneurs have to actually do something that they feel strongly passionate about, and in most cases they should seek inspiration from their own experience. … If you had a terrible experience, you should despise the experience to the extent that you are continuously seeking a solution for it.”– Best Ayiorwoth
“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.”– Steve Jobs
“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”– Albert Einstein
“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.”– Coco Chanel
“Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. You don’t have to wait to be confident. Just do it, and eventually, the confidence will follow.”– Carrie Fisher
” Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”– Steve Jobs
” I’m convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” –Steve Jobs
” Players should never fight. A real businessman or entrepreneur has no enemies. Once he understands this, the sky’s the limit.“- Jack Ma
“If we tried to think of a good idea, we wouldn’t have been able to think of a good idea at all. You just have to have a solution for a problem in your own life.”- Brian Chesky
“If you’ve got an idea, start today. There’s no better time than now to get going. That doesn’t mean quit your job and jump into your idea 100% from day one, but there’s always small progress that can be made to start the movement.” –Kevin Systrom
So these were some quotes from some of the most notable people who’ve done great things in life. These are the tips and advice from a range of people worldwide.
These are words from a filmmaker, a founder, a CEO, a co-founder, a business owner, a business executive, a motivational speaker, a fashion designer and a managing director; I promise that all these pieces of advice and sayings will remain with you forever and drive you to your success.