72+ Best Entrepreneur Quotes You Need Hear Today

Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching and running a new business. And entrepreneurs can be people of all ages with the characteristics of creativity, imagination and a thirst for work. Famous entrepreneur quotes will instantly inspire you embody the entrepreneurial spirit and mindset, explode your motivation and make you mentally stronger.

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Famous Entrepreneur Quotes

Only the paranoid survive. Andy Grove

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

You have to see failure as the beginning and the middle, but never entertain it as an end. Jessica Herrin

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 depends on employees. For me knowing and connecting with my employees is very important. Divine Ndhlukula

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

Don’t let others convince you that the idea is good when your gut tells you it’s bad. Kevin Rose

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. Steve Jobs

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

I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying. Jeff Bezos

If you can offer a free tier that provides a lot of value, it will naturally help your product to spread much more rapidly. Melanie Perkins

Whether you think you can, or think you can’t you’re right. Henry Ford

In the age of transparency, honesty, and generosity, even in the form of an apology, generate goodwill. Alexander Asseily

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

If we tried to think of a good idea, we wouldn’t have been able to think of a good idea. You just have to find the solution for a problem in your own life. Brian Chesky

You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over. Richard Branson

One of the greatest skills of leadership is being unflappable. Anytime you do anything in the world there’s going to be criticism. Arianna Huffington

When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue. Josh James

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

It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen. Scott Belsky

Success depends on employees. For me knowing and connecting with my employees is very important. Divine Ndhlukula

Entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create. David Karp

Selling is not a pushy, winner takes all, macho act. It is an empathy led, process driven, and knowledge intensive discipline. Because, in the end, people buy from people. Subroto Bagchi

The only thing worse than starting something and failing is not starting something. Seth Godin

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 I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say ‘wow, that was an adventure, not wow, I sure felt safe. Tom Preston

It’s important to realize that brand is much more than a logo and slogan. A brand is who your company is how you function and make decisions. Joanna McFarland

The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be. Reid Hoffman

Do not focus on numbers. Focus on doing what you do best. It’s about building a community who want to visit your site every day because you create value and offer expertise. Cassey Ho

I don’t look to jump over 7 foot bars I look for 1 foot bars that I can step over. Warren Buffett

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

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

You have to see failure as the beginning and the middle, but never entertain it as an end.Jessica Herrin

Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical. Howard Schultz

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

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. Walt Disney

If you know too much before the start, then you will get overwhelmed. Come up with an original idea, and don’t copy because there will be no passion. You need that otherworldly passion. Just start. Jeni Britton Bauer

High expectations are the key to everything. Sam Walton

Don’t assume that borrowing lots of money can make your startup fly. There are many things to the business other than investors, and it’s possible to succeed with your startup without breaking the bank. Barnaby Lashbrooke

Don’t be afraid to assert yourself, have confidence in your abilities and don’t let the bastards get you down. Michael Bloomberg

Don’t try to do everything by yourself, but try to connect with people and resources. Having that discipline and perseverance is really important. Chieu Cao

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

It’s necessary to find a mentor who can invest time to know your personal capabilities and business model. Nigel Davies

Everything started as nothing. Ben Weissenstein

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

The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it. Debbi Fields

You have to get good at ceding control and not taking things personally. Even seasoned entrepreneurs have struggled with that. I think it’s about not taking failures personally and also not taking successes personally. Leila Janah

You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exceptions. Steve Case

No matter how many customers you have, each is an individual. The day you start thinking of them as this amorphous collection and stop thinking of them as people is the day you start going out of business. Dharmesh Shah

Empower yourself and realize the importance of contributing to the world by living your talent. Work on what you love. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you. Catharina Bruns

Your ability to attract, evaluate, and forge strong working relationships with co founders, early employees, and investors often mean the difference between failure and success. Clara Shih

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

Fundraising is much easier now because of crowdfunding. Take advantage of that. Constantin Bisanz

I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non successful ones is pure perseverance. Steve Jobs

Being a woman in business doesn’t come without challenges. My advice? Surround yourself with other supportive women that encourage you, share ideas, and get you motivated. Jessica Alba

If you’re passionate about something and you work hard, then I think you will be successful. Pierre Omidyar

If you can offer a free tier that provides a lot of value, it will naturally help your product to spread much more rapidly. Melanie Perkins

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

My advice is to focus on the importance of forging a long term relationship, whether with colleagues, partners, or customers. It is often easy to get caught up in short term decisions. Sheila Lirio Marcelo

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large. Henry Ford

If you’re starting something on your own, you better have a passion for it, because this is hard work. Sallie Krawcheck

I’ve learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success. Jack Welch

Be nicer to your customers than your competitors. Richard Reed

Show me a person who never made a mistake, and I will show you a person who never did anything. William Rosenberg

Passion, creativity, and resilience are the most crucial skills in business. If you’ve got those, you’re ready to embark on the journey. Jo Malone

The secret to successful hiring is this look for the people who want to change the world. Marc Benioff

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

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. Dale Carnegie

In the age of transparency, honesty, and generosity, even in the form of an apology, generate goodwill. Alexander Asseily

Sometimes, it doesn’t hurt to ask. I have been in the news many times just by calling on the news channel and asking them about featuring my business. Lori Cheek

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