51 Motivational Business Quotes


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Running a business is like riding on a roller coaster. Although it is fun and exciting, there will be times when you’ll be scared and feel powerless. During the bad times there isn’t much you can do, other than to keep on pushing forward.

So in that spirit, here are 51 quotes that will motivate you to push forward.

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51 Motivational Business Quotes

  1. 1. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.– Nolan Bushnell
  2. 2. My son is now an‘entrepreneur’.That’s what you’recalled when youdon’t have a job.– Ted Turner
  3. 3. Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities tocome. Get up and make them! – C.J. Walker
  4. 4. The importantthing is not beingafraid to take achance.Remember, thegreatest failure isto not try. Onceyou findsomething youlove to do, be thebest at doing it.– Debbi Fields
  5. 5. Life is too complicated not to be orderly.– Martha Stewart
  6. 6. Leadership is a potent combination of strategyand character. But if you must be without one,be without the strategy. – Norman Schwarzkopf
  7. 7. The golden rule forevery business manis this: “Put yourselfin your customer’splace.– Orison Swett Marden
  8. 8. Good entrepreneurs have a chip on theirshoulders. They are out to prove something.– Mark Suster
  9. 9. Don’t sit downand wait for theopportunities tocome. Get upand make them!– C.J. Walker
  10. 10. Business opportunities are like buses, there’salways another one coming. – Richard Branson
  11. 11. Leadership is doing what is right when no oneis watching. – George Van Valkenburg
  12. 12. Business is moreexciting than anygame.– Lord Beaverbrook
  13. 13. The only limits are, as always, those of vision.– James Broughton
  14. 14. Success is oftenachieved bythose who don’tknow thatfailure isinevitable.– Coco Chanel
  15. 15. Your most unhappy customers are your greatestsource of learning. – Bill Gates
  16. 16. The competitor to be feared is one who neverbothers about you at all, but goes on making hisown business better all the time. – Henry Ford
  17. 17. If you did not lookafter today’sbusiness then youmight as well forgetabout tomorrow.– Isaac Mophatlane
  18. 18. Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.– Babe Ruth
  19. 19. The greataccomplishments ofman have resultedfrom thetransmission of ideasof enthusiasm.– Thomas J. Watson
  20. 20. The great leaders are like the best conductors –they reach beyond the notes to reach the magicin the players. – Blaine Lee
  21. 21. Entrepreneurshipis living a fewyears of your lifelike most peoplewon’t, so that youcan spend the restof your life likemost peoplecan’t.– Anonymous
  22. 22. Success in businessrequires training anddiscipline and hardwork. But if you’renot frightened bythese things, theopportunities arejust as great today asthey ever were.– David Rockefeller
  23. 23. Whenever an individual or a business decidesthat success has been attained, progress stops.– Thomas J. Watson
  24. 24. Entrepreneurs average 3.8 failures before finalsuccess. What sets the successful ones apart istheir amazing persistence. – Lisa Amos
  25. 25. A man should never neglect his family forbusiness. – Walt Disney
  26. 26. Nobody talksaboutentrepreneurshipas survival, butthat’s exactlywhat it is andwhat nurturescreative thinking.– Anita Roddick
  27. 27. To think creatively, we must be able to look afreshat what we normally take for granted.– George Kneller
  28. 28. Long-range planning works best in the short term.– Doug Evelyn
  29. 29. All goodbusinesses arepersonal. Thebest businessesare verypersonal.– Mark Cuban
  30. 30. You can fool all the people all the time if theadvertising is right and the budget is big enough.– Joseph E. Levine
  31. 31. A business has to be involving, it has to be fun,and it has to exercise your creative instincts.– Richard Branson
  32. 32. Theentrepreneuralways searchesforchange, respondsto it, and exploitsit as anopportunity.– Peter F. Drucker
  33. 33. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.– Vince Lombardi
  34. 34. The first one gets theoyster the secondgets the shell.– Andrew Carnegie
  35. 35. Hire character. Train skill. – Peter Schutz
  36. 36. Surviving a failure gives you more self-confidence.Failures are great learning tools.. but they must bekept to a minimum. – Jeffrey Immelt
  37. 37. The winners in life think constantly in terms of Ican, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand,concentrate their waking thoughts on what theyshould have or would have done, or what theycan’t do. – Dennis Waitley
  38. 38. Well, you know,I was a humanbeing before Ibecame abusinessman.– George Soros
  39. 39. I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.– Oprah Winfrey
  40. 40. I like thinking big. If you’re going to be thinkinganything, you might as well think big.– Donald Trump
  41. 41. The cynic says, “One man can’t do anything”. Isay, “Only one man can do anything.”- John W. Gardner
  42. 42. Managementis nothingmore thanmotivatingother people.– Le Iacocca
  43. 43. Sometimes when you innovate, you makemistakes. It is best to admit them quickly and geton with improving your other innovations.– Steve Jobs
  44. 44. You’ve got tosay, I think thatif I keepworking at thisand want itbadly enough Ican have it. It’scalledperseverance.– Lee Iacocca
  45. 45. The desire of knowledge, like the thirst for riches,increases ever with the acquisition of it.– Laurence Sterne
  46. 46. Success in business requires training anddiscipline and hard work. But if you’re notfrightened by these things, the opportunities arejust as great today as they ever were.– David Rockefeller
  47. 47. Leadership is the art of getting someone else todo something you want done because he wantsto do it. – Dwight Eisenhower
  48. 48. Whether it’s Google or Apple or freesoftware, we’ve got some fantastic competitorsand it keeps us on our toes. – Bill Gates
  49. 49. To succeed…You need tofind somethingto hold on to,something tomotivate you,something toinspire you.– Tony Dorsett
  50. 50. To succeed inbusiness, toreach thetop, anindividualmust know allit is possible toknow aboutthat business.– J. Paul Getty
  51. 51. Why did I want to win? Because I didn’t want tolose! – Max Schmelling
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