Everyone needs a little motivation, including entrepreneurs. Here are ten of our favorite entrepreneurship quotes.
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Peter Drucker, Management Consultant, Educator, Author
“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer, Philosopher, Physician
“High expectations are the key to everything.” – Sam Walton, Founder of Walmart and Sam’s Club
“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn, Entrepreneur, Author, Motivational Speaker
“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
“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 decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.” – Nolan Bushnell, Engineer, Entreprenuer, Founder of Atari, Inc. and Chuck E. Cheese
“It’s not about money or connections. It’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business. And if it fails, you learn from what happened and do a better job next time.” – Mark Cuban, Investor, Film Producer, Author, Television Personality, Philanthropist
“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” – Martin Luther King, Jr., Humanitarian and Leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement
“What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: know your product better than anyone, know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed.” – Dave Thomas, Founder of Wendy’s
I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” Steve Jobs, Entrepreneur and Inventor, Co-Founder of Apple Inc.