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Being an entrepreneur, particularly in the early days can betough. The wise words of others who have gone before andsuccee...
"Whatever you’re thinking, think bigger.”                        Tony Hsieh – Zappos
"Those who are willing to take action andtake risks succeed. The others fadequickly.”                         Bradley Smith
Opening 27 March 2012   www.startupcaffeine.com
“Youve got to get up every morning withdetermination if youre going to go tobed with satisfaction.”                       ...
"Every day at a startup is a rollercoaster."           Mike Hudack CEO,Co-Founder Blip TV
"It’s never too late to be who you mighthave been’”                     George Elliot
"When you innovate, you’ve got to beprepared for people telling you that youare nuts. "                 Larry Ellison , Fo...
“Sow a thought, reap an action; sow anaction, reap a habit; sow a habit, reap acharacter; sow a character, reap adestiny.”...
Advice for every pitchsituation a modern dayentrepreneur will encounterWhether youre pitching forfunding, the media, or to...
"We were young, but we had goodadvice and good ideas and lots ofenthusiasm."                          Bill Gates
“I could not wait for success, so I wentahead without it”                      Jonathan Winters
"The middle of every successful projectlooks like a disaster"               Rosabeth Moss Kanter
“You can’t build a reputation on whatyou’re going to do.”                      Henry Ford
Fund Your Startup
“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”                                   ...
“If you don’t have a competitiveadvantage, don’t compete.”                        Jack Welch
“Be a yardstick of quality. Some peoplearent used to an environment whereexcellence is expected.”                      Ste...
"Unless a man undertakes more than hepossibly can do, he will never do all thathe can."           Henry Drummond
“The difference between the impossibleand the possible lies in a mansdetermination.”                  Tommy Lasorda
“You have to learn the rules of the game.And then you have to play better thananyone else.”               Albert Einstein
"However beautiful the strategy, youshould occasionally look at the results. "                    Winston Churchill
“Nothing can stop the man with the rightmental attitude from achieving his goal,nothing can help the man with the wrongatt...
"Keep away from people who try tobelittle your ambitions. Small peoplealways do that, but the really great makeyou feel th...
“If youre interested, youll do whatsconvenient. If youre committed, youlldo whatever it takes.”                           ...
“The critical ingredient is getting off yourbutt and doing something. Its as simpleas that. A lot of people have ideas, bu...
“It always seems impossible until itsdone.”                     Anonymous
“Dont wait. The time will never be justright.”                    Napoleon Hill
" Fall seven times; stand up eight"                      Japanese proverb
“Life is not a matter of holding goodcards, but sometimes, playing a poorhand well.”                     Jack London
"Happy are those who dream dreams andare ready to pay the price to make themcome true.“                Leon J. Suenes
"Success is the good fortune that comesfrom aspiration, desperation,perspiration and inspiration."                        ...
"Go confidently in the direction of yourdreams. Live the life you have imagined. "                   Henry David Thoreau
I think a hero is an ordinary individualwho finds strength to persevere andendure in spite of overwhelmingobstacles. Chris...
“Nobody who ever gave his bestregretted it.”                    George Hala
“Wherever you see a successful business,someone once made a courageousdecision.”                 Peter F. Drucker
There is only one thing that makes adream impossible to achieve: the fear offailure"                     Paulo Coelho
“Success consists of going from failure tofailure without loss of enthusiasm.”                  Sir Winston Churchill
“To be successful, you must decideexactly what you want to accomplish,then resolve to pay the price to get it.”           ...
"If you havent failed 5X as many times asyou succeeded youre not prepared forsuccess"              Jay Adelson , Co-Founde...
"The question isnt who is going to letme; its who is going to stop me"                             Ayn Rand
"You cant wait for inspiration. You haveto go after it with a club."                         Jack London
"There are lots of good reasons toabandon a project. Having a littlecompetition is not one of them."                      ...
"Always deliver more than expected.”                       Larry Page
You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t dosomething, which is what most peopledo. You should focus on why perhaps youcan."   ...
"Life is either a daring adventure ornothing."                       Helen Keller
"If you aren’t getting rejected on a dailybasis, your goals aren’t ambitiousenough. "         Chris Dixon, Co-Founder Hunch
"Don’t be shy about believing in yourideas - even if folks around you thinkyou’re crazy. "         Tim Westergren, Founder...
"Always bear in mind that your ownresolution to success is more importantthan any other one thing."                    Abr...
"Vision without action is a daydream.Action without vision is a nightmare "                     Japanese Proverb
"In the business world, the rear viewmirror is always clearer that thewindshield "                     Warren Buffett
“Be nice to geek’s, you’ll probably end upworking for one"                      Bill Gates
“If you think you can, you can. And if youthink you can’t, you’re right.”                    Henry Ford
“There are people that sit and talk aboutwhere they want to be, and there arepeople who go out and be who theywant to be "...
"The only limit to our realization oftomorrow will be our doubts of today."              Franklin D. Roosevelt
"It is a rough road that leads to theheights of greatness."                 Seneca
“Opportunities multiply as they areseized.”                Sun Tzu
"In life you need either inspiration ordesperation"               Tony Robbins
“The most valuable thing you can make isa mistake. You cant learn anything frombeing perfect.”       Adam Osborne - Americ...
"I have not failed. Ive just found 10,000ways that wont work"         Thomas Edison, inventor and scientist
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling,but in getting up every time we do.”                          Confucius
“Successful leaders see the opportunitiesin every difficulty rather than thedifficulty in every opportunity.”             ...
"If past history was all there was to thegame, the richest people would belibrarians."                Warren Buffett
A real entrepreneur is somebody who hasno safety net underneath them."          Henry Kravis - Co founder PE Firm
"Entrepreneurs average 3.8 failuresbefore final success. What sets thesuccessful ones apart is their amazingpersistence " ...
“If you dont see yourself as a winner,then you cannot perform as a winner”                           Zig Ziglar
"Winners have simply formed the habit ofdoing things losers dont like to do "                   Sir Winston Churchill
"Innovation distinguishes between aleader and a follower“                     Steve Jobs
“There are no secrets to success. It is theresult of preparation, hard work, andlearning from failure.”                   ...
“Obstacles are those frightful things youcan see when you take your eyes off yourgoal.”        Henry Ford
"Screw it, ,Lets Do it"               Sir Richard Branson
"The best way to predict the future is toinvent it.”          Alan Kay, Computer Scientist
“I know the price of success: dedication,hard work and an unremitting devotionto the things you want to see happen.”      ...
"Nobody talks of entrepreneurship assurvival, but thats exactly what it is.”           Anita Roddick - Founder Body Shop
"It is easier to go down a hill than up, butthe view is from the top.”                      Arnold Bennett
“You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t dosomething, which is what most peopledo. You should focus on why perhaps youcan."  ...
"Nothing will ever be attempted if allpossible objections must first beovercome."               Samuel Johnson
" The more I want to get somethingdone, the less I call it work.”                       Richard Bach
“Do not go where the path may lead, goinstead where there is no path and leavea trail.”        Ralph Waldo Emerson
“I do not think there is any other qualityso essential to success of any kind as thequality of perseverance. It overcomesa...
"Fortune favors the brave."                    Publius Terence
" Failure is the opportunity to beginagain, more intelligently .“                       Henry Ford
"Theres always room in your life forthinking bigger, pushing limits &imagining the impossible."                           ...
" Talk does not cook rice."                    Chinese Proverb
"When you reach an obstacle, turn it into anopportunity. You have the choice. You canovercome and be a winner, or you can ...
"I had to make my own living and my ownopportunity! But I made it! Dont sit downand wait for the opportunities to come.Get...
“Failure defeats losers, failure inspireswinners.”Robert T. Kiyosaki, author, entrepreneur
“In order to succeed, your desire forsuccess should be greater than your fearof failure.”                Bill Cosby
“If everything seems under control,you’re just not going fast enough.”                       Mario Andretti
“I’ve always worked very, very hard, andthe harder I worked, the luckier I got.”                     Alan Bond
“I can accept failure, everyone fails atsomething. But I can’t accept not trying.”                       Michael Jordan
“Better understated than overstated. Letpeople be surprised that it was morethan you promised and easier than yousaid.”   ...
“Every accomplishment starts with thedecision to try.”                  Anonymous
"Its not whether you get knocked down,its whether you get up."                  Vince Lombardi
“Successful and unsuccessful people donot vary greatly in their abilities. Theyvary in their desires to reach theirpotenti...
“The important thing is not being afraidto take a chance. Remember, thegreatest failure is to not try. Once youfind someth...
“If you have an urge to build somethingthat could change the world, don’t focuson the money, but the legacy you’ll leavebe...
“I could not wait for success, so I wentahead without it.”                 Jonathan Winters
“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss,youll land among the stars.”                        Les Brown
“When I want to think, I sit. When I wantto change, I act.”              Japanese Proverb
“I have failed over and over and overagain in my life and that is why Isucceed.”                     Michael Jordan
“You dont have to be great to start, butyou have to start to be great”                            Joe Sarah
“Never look back unless you are planningto go that way”             Henry David Thoreau
“Go for it now. The future is promised to noone”                     Wayne Dyer
“I do not believe a man can ever leave hisbusiness. He ought to think of it by dayand dream of it by night.” – Henry Ford
“Entrepreneurship is neither a sciencenor an art. It is a practice.” – PeterDrucker
“The superior man is modest in hisspeech, but exceeds in his actions.” –Confucius
"Learn by doing. Theory is nice, butnothing replaces actual experience. "Tony Hsieh
“I had never been interested in being ‘inbusiness’. I’ve been interested in creatingthings.” Richard Branson
"Its hard to do a really good job onanything you dont think about in theshower Paul Graham
“I owe my success to having listenedrespectfully to the very best advice, andthen going away and doing the exactopposite.”...
"The Difference Between Success andFailure is the Ability to Adapt  - JackBauer
To accomplish great things, we must notonly act, but also dream; not only plan,but also believe.Anatole France - Poet
Good entrepreneurs have a chip on theirshoulders. They are out to provesomething.Mark Suster
“ My life has been a series of well-orchestrated accidents; I’ve alwayssuffered from hallucinogenic optimism. ”Evan Williams
There is no such thing as a quantum leap.There is only dogged persistence - and inthe end you make it look like a quantuml...
“ The true entrepreneur is a doer, not adreamer. Nolan Bushnell
“ Big companies will talk to you, criticizeyou, then copy you. ” David Ulevitch
"Do or do not. There is no try. "- Yoda
Advice for every pitchsituation a modern dayentrepreneur will encounterWhether youre pitching forfunding, the media, or to...
"If you set your goals ridiculously highand it’s a failure, you will fail aboveeveryone else’s success."James Cameron
"In a startup, things seem great onemoment and hopeless the next. And bynext, I mean a couple hours later. "Paul Graham
The spirit, the will to win, and the will toexcel are the things that endure. Thesequalities are so much more importanttha...
We believed in ourselves all year. That’s theposition you want to be in.                              Eli Manning
You have to play this game like somebody justhit your mother with a two-by-four.                                      Dan ...
If you arent going all the way, why go at all?                                Joe Namath
Fund Your Startup
Opening 27 March 2012   www.startupcaffeine.com
T: + 1 650 373 2036E: coaching@investorpitchclinic.comW: www.investorpitchclinic.com
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Being an entrepreneur, particularly in the early days can be tough. The wise words of others who have gone before and succeeded, often inspires and provides the fuel to move forward.

In this book you will find quotations that are perfect for almost every situation an entrepreneur faces, from individuals as diverse as Abraham Lincoln to Bill Gates and Mark Twain to Anita Roddick.

We hope they inspire and motivate you in the way they do us.

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  1. 1. Quotations forEntrepreneurs
  2. 2. Being an entrepreneur, particularly in the early days can betough. The wise words of others who have gone before andsucceeded, often inspires and provides the fuel to moveforward.In this book you will find quotations that are perfect for almostevery situation an entrepreneur faces, from individuals asdiverse as Abraham Lincoln to Bill Gates and Mark Twain to AnitaRoddick.We hope they inspire and motivate you in the way they do us.Martin SoorjooFounder
  3. 3. "Whatever you’re thinking, think bigger.” Tony Hsieh – Zappos
  4. 4. "Those who are willing to take action andtake risks succeed. The others fadequickly.” Bradley Smith
  5. 5. Opening 27 March 2012 www.startupcaffeine.com
  6. 6. “Youve got to get up every morning withdetermination if youre going to go tobed with satisfaction.” George Lorimer
  7. 7. "Every day at a startup is a rollercoaster." Mike Hudack CEO,Co-Founder Blip TV
  8. 8. "It’s never too late to be who you mighthave been’” George Elliot
  9. 9. "When you innovate, you’ve got to beprepared for people telling you that youare nuts. " Larry Ellison , Founder Oracle
  10. 10. “Sow a thought, reap an action; sow anaction, reap a habit; sow a habit, reap acharacter; sow a character, reap adestiny.” Chinese Proverb
  11. 11. Advice for every pitchsituation a modern dayentrepreneur will encounterWhether youre pitching forfunding, the media, or topotential customers andpartners, to survive andsucceed as an entrepreneur,you have to know how todeliver a high-impactpitch. Heres the Pitch revealspowerful proven techniquesto get your audience to takethe action you want.Youll learn the samestrategies and tactics thathave been used byentrepreneurs to raisemillions of dollars, securepartnerships, and win bigsales contracts.
  12. 12. "We were young, but we had goodadvice and good ideas and lots ofenthusiasm." Bill Gates
  13. 13. “I could not wait for success, so I wentahead without it” Jonathan Winters
  14. 14. "The middle of every successful projectlooks like a disaster" Rosabeth Moss Kanter
  15. 15. “You can’t build a reputation on whatyou’re going to do.” Henry Ford
  16. 16. Fund Your Startup
  17. 17. “If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” Jim Rohn
  18. 18. “If you don’t have a competitiveadvantage, don’t compete.” Jack Welch
  19. 19. “Be a yardstick of quality. Some peoplearent used to an environment whereexcellence is expected.” Steve Jobs
  20. 20. "Unless a man undertakes more than hepossibly can do, he will never do all thathe can." Henry Drummond
  21. 21. “The difference between the impossibleand the possible lies in a mansdetermination.” Tommy Lasorda
  22. 22. “You have to learn the rules of the game.And then you have to play better thananyone else.” Albert Einstein
  23. 23. "However beautiful the strategy, youshould occasionally look at the results. " Winston Churchill
  24. 24. “Nothing can stop the man with the rightmental attitude from achieving his goal,nothing can help the man with the wrongattitude.” Jefferson
  25. 25. "Keep away from people who try tobelittle your ambitions. Small peoplealways do that, but the really great makeyou feel that you, too, can becomegreat." Mark Twain
  26. 26. “If youre interested, youll do whatsconvenient. If youre committed, youlldo whatever it takes.” John Assaraf
  27. 27. “The critical ingredient is getting off yourbutt and doing something. Its as simpleas that. A lot of people have ideas, butthere are few who decide to dosomething about them now. Nottomorrow. Not next week. But today.The true entrepreneur is a doer, not adreamer."Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari and Chuck E.Cheeses
  28. 28. “It always seems impossible until itsdone.” Anonymous
  29. 29. “Dont wait. The time will never be justright.” Napoleon Hill
  30. 30. " Fall seven times; stand up eight" Japanese proverb
  31. 31. “Life is not a matter of holding goodcards, but sometimes, playing a poorhand well.” Jack London
  32. 32. "Happy are those who dream dreams andare ready to pay the price to make themcome true.“ Leon J. Suenes
  33. 33. "Success is the good fortune that comesfrom aspiration, desperation,perspiration and inspiration." Evan Esar
  34. 34. "Go confidently in the direction of yourdreams. Live the life you have imagined. " Henry David Thoreau
  35. 35. I think a hero is an ordinary individualwho finds strength to persevere andendure in spite of overwhelmingobstacles. Christopher Reeves
  36. 36. “Nobody who ever gave his bestregretted it.” George Hala
  37. 37. “Wherever you see a successful business,someone once made a courageousdecision.” Peter F. Drucker
  38. 38. There is only one thing that makes adream impossible to achieve: the fear offailure" Paulo Coelho
  39. 39. “Success consists of going from failure tofailure without loss of enthusiasm.” Sir Winston Churchill
  40. 40. “To be successful, you must decideexactly what you want to accomplish,then resolve to pay the price to get it.” Bunker Hunt
  41. 41. "If you havent failed 5X as many times asyou succeeded youre not prepared forsuccess" Jay Adelson , Co-Founder Digg
  42. 42. "The question isnt who is going to letme; its who is going to stop me" Ayn Rand
  43. 43. "You cant wait for inspiration. You haveto go after it with a club." Jack London
  44. 44. "There are lots of good reasons toabandon a project. Having a littlecompetition is not one of them." Seth Godin
  45. 45. "Always deliver more than expected.” Larry Page
  46. 46. You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t dosomething, which is what most peopledo. You should focus on why perhaps youcan." Steve Case AOL
  47. 47. "Life is either a daring adventure ornothing." Helen Keller
  48. 48. "If you aren’t getting rejected on a dailybasis, your goals aren’t ambitiousenough. " Chris Dixon, Co-Founder Hunch
  49. 49. "Don’t be shy about believing in yourideas - even if folks around you thinkyou’re crazy. " Tim Westergren, Founder Pandora
  50. 50. "Always bear in mind that your ownresolution to success is more importantthan any other one thing." Abraham Lincoln
  51. 51. "Vision without action is a daydream.Action without vision is a nightmare " Japanese Proverb
  52. 52. "In the business world, the rear viewmirror is always clearer that thewindshield " Warren Buffett
  53. 53. “Be nice to geek’s, you’ll probably end upworking for one" Bill Gates
  54. 54. “If you think you can, you can. And if youthink you can’t, you’re right.” Henry Ford
  55. 55. “There are people that sit and talk aboutwhere they want to be, and there arepeople who go out and be who theywant to be " Anonymous
  56. 56. "The only limit to our realization oftomorrow will be our doubts of today." Franklin D. Roosevelt
  57. 57. "It is a rough road that leads to theheights of greatness." Seneca
  58. 58. “Opportunities multiply as they areseized.” Sun Tzu
  59. 59. "In life you need either inspiration ordesperation" Tony Robbins
  60. 60. “The most valuable thing you can make isa mistake. You cant learn anything frombeing perfect.” Adam Osborne - American Entrepreneur
  61. 61. "I have not failed. Ive just found 10,000ways that wont work" Thomas Edison, inventor and scientist
  62. 62. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling,but in getting up every time we do.” Confucius
  63. 63. “Successful leaders see the opportunitiesin every difficulty rather than thedifficulty in every opportunity.” Reed Markham
  64. 64. "If past history was all there was to thegame, the richest people would belibrarians." Warren Buffett
  65. 65. A real entrepreneur is somebody who hasno safety net underneath them." Henry Kravis - Co founder PE Firm
  66. 66. "Entrepreneurs average 3.8 failuresbefore final success. What sets thesuccessful ones apart is their amazingpersistence " Lisa M. Amos
  67. 67. “If you dont see yourself as a winner,then you cannot perform as a winner” Zig Ziglar
  68. 68. "Winners have simply formed the habit ofdoing things losers dont like to do " Sir Winston Churchill
  69. 69. "Innovation distinguishes between aleader and a follower“ Steve Jobs
  70. 70. “There are no secrets to success. It is theresult of preparation, hard work, andlearning from failure.” Colin Powell
  71. 71. “Obstacles are those frightful things youcan see when you take your eyes off yourgoal.” Henry Ford
  72. 72. "Screw it, ,Lets Do it" Sir Richard Branson
  73. 73. "The best way to predict the future is toinvent it.” Alan Kay, Computer Scientist
  74. 74. “I know the price of success: dedication,hard work and an unremitting devotionto the things you want to see happen.” Frank Lloyd Wright
  75. 75. "Nobody talks of entrepreneurship assurvival, but thats exactly what it is.” Anita Roddick - Founder Body Shop
  76. 76. "It is easier to go down a hill than up, butthe view is from the top.” Arnold Bennett
  77. 77. “You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t dosomething, which is what most peopledo. You should focus on why perhaps youcan." Steve Case AOL
  78. 78. "Nothing will ever be attempted if allpossible objections must first beovercome." Samuel Johnson
  79. 79. " The more I want to get somethingdone, the less I call it work.” Richard Bach
  80. 80. “Do not go where the path may lead, goinstead where there is no path and leavea trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
  81. 81. “I do not think there is any other qualityso essential to success of any kind as thequality of perseverance. It overcomesalmost everything, even nature.” Rockerfeller
  82. 82. "Fortune favors the brave." Publius Terence
  83. 83. " Failure is the opportunity to beginagain, more intelligently .“ Henry Ford
  84. 84. "Theres always room in your life forthinking bigger, pushing limits &imagining the impossible." Anonymous
  85. 85. " Talk does not cook rice." Chinese Proverb
  86. 86. "When you reach an obstacle, turn it into anopportunity. You have the choice. You canovercome and be a winner, or you can allowit to overcome you and be a loser. The choiceis yours and yours alone. Refuse to throw inthe towel. Go that extra mile that failuresrefuse to travel. It is far better to beexhausted from success than to be restedfrom failure."Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics
  87. 87. "I had to make my own living and my ownopportunity! But I made it! Dont sit downand wait for the opportunities to come.Get up and make them!"Madam C.J. Walker, creator of a popular line ofAfrican-American hair care products andAmericas first black female millionaire
  88. 88. “Failure defeats losers, failure inspireswinners.”Robert T. Kiyosaki, author, entrepreneur
  89. 89. “In order to succeed, your desire forsuccess should be greater than your fearof failure.” Bill Cosby
  90. 90. “If everything seems under control,you’re just not going fast enough.” Mario Andretti
  91. 91. “I’ve always worked very, very hard, andthe harder I worked, the luckier I got.” Alan Bond
  92. 92. “I can accept failure, everyone fails atsomething. But I can’t accept not trying.” Michael Jordan
  93. 93. “Better understated than overstated. Letpeople be surprised that it was morethan you promised and easier than yousaid.” Jim Rohn
  94. 94. “Every accomplishment starts with thedecision to try.” Anonymous
  95. 95. "Its not whether you get knocked down,its whether you get up." Vince Lombardi
  96. 96. “Successful and unsuccessful people donot vary greatly in their abilities. Theyvary in their desires to reach theirpotential.” Maxwell
  97. 97. “The important thing is not being afraidto take a chance. Remember, thegreatest failure is to not try. Once youfind something you love to do, be thebest at doing it." Debbi Fields, founder of Mrs. Fields Cookies
  98. 98. “If you have an urge to build somethingthat could change the world, don’t focuson the money, but the legacy you’ll leavebehind.” Alexander Tamas
  99. 99. “I could not wait for success, so I wentahead without it.” Jonathan Winters
  100. 100. “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss,youll land among the stars.” Les Brown
  101. 101. “When I want to think, I sit. When I wantto change, I act.” Japanese Proverb
  102. 102. “I have failed over and over and overagain in my life and that is why Isucceed.” Michael Jordan
  103. 103. “You dont have to be great to start, butyou have to start to be great” Joe Sarah
  104. 104. “Never look back unless you are planningto go that way” Henry David Thoreau
  105. 105. “Go for it now. The future is promised to noone” Wayne Dyer
  106. 106. “I do not believe a man can ever leave hisbusiness. He ought to think of it by dayand dream of it by night.” – Henry Ford
  107. 107. “Entrepreneurship is neither a sciencenor an art. It is a practice.” – PeterDrucker
  108. 108. “The superior man is modest in hisspeech, but exceeds in his actions.” –Confucius
  109. 109. "Learn by doing. Theory is nice, butnothing replaces actual experience. "Tony Hsieh
  110. 110. “I had never been interested in being ‘inbusiness’. I’ve been interested in creatingthings.” Richard Branson
  111. 111. "Its hard to do a really good job onanything you dont think about in theshower Paul Graham
  112. 112. “I owe my success to having listenedrespectfully to the very best advice, andthen going away and doing the exactopposite.” – G. K. Chesterton,
  113. 113. "The Difference Between Success andFailure is the Ability to Adapt - JackBauer
  114. 114. To accomplish great things, we must notonly act, but also dream; not only plan,but also believe.Anatole France - Poet
  115. 115. Good entrepreneurs have a chip on theirshoulders. They are out to provesomething.Mark Suster
  116. 116. “ My life has been a series of well-orchestrated accidents; I’ve alwayssuffered from hallucinogenic optimism. ”Evan Williams
  117. 117. There is no such thing as a quantum leap.There is only dogged persistence - and inthe end you make it look like a quantumleap.James Dyson
  118. 118. “ The true entrepreneur is a doer, not adreamer. Nolan Bushnell
  119. 119. “ Big companies will talk to you, criticizeyou, then copy you. ” David Ulevitch
  120. 120. "Do or do not. There is no try. "- Yoda
  121. 121. Advice for every pitchsituation a modern dayentrepreneur will encounterWhether youre pitching forfunding, the media, or topotential customers andpartners, to survive andsucceed as an entrepreneur,you have to know how todeliver a high-impactpitch. Heres the Pitch revealspowerful proven techniquesto get your audience to takethe action you want.Youll learn the samestrategies and tactics thathave been used byentrepreneurs to raisemillions of dollars, securepartnerships, and win bigsales contracts.
  122. 122. "If you set your goals ridiculously highand it’s a failure, you will fail aboveeveryone else’s success."James Cameron
  123. 123. "In a startup, things seem great onemoment and hopeless the next. And bynext, I mean a couple hours later. "Paul Graham
  124. 124. The spirit, the will to win, and the will toexcel are the things that endure. Thesequalities are so much more importantthan the events that occur. Vince Lombardi
  125. 125. We believed in ourselves all year. That’s theposition you want to be in. Eli Manning
  126. 126. You have to play this game like somebody justhit your mother with a two-by-four. Dan Birdwell
  127. 127. If you arent going all the way, why go at all? Joe Namath
  128. 128. Fund Your Startup
  129. 129. Opening 27 March 2012 www.startupcaffeine.com
  130. 130. T: + 1 650 373 2036E: coaching@investorpitchclinic.comW: www.investorpitchclinic.com

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