Top Quotes To Inspire Entrepreneurs

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One of the biggest motivations in my entrepreneur career has been quotes and wise words I have received from other entrepreneurs.

Today I decided to list my favorites and I also managed to get a few of my business friends to name a few of theirs too. I hope today’s inspiration will motivate you to succeed in something big and remember – Those who dare, wins!

30 Quotes To Motivate The Entrepreneur

The longer you’re not taking action the more money you’re losing – Carrie Wilkerson

If you live for weekends or vacations, your shit is broken – Gary Vaynerchuk

Go Big, or Go Home – Eliza Dushku

Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure –Napoleon Hill

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work – Thomas Edison

Have the end in mind and every day make sure your working towards it – Ryan Allis

He who begins many things finishes but few – German Proverb

The best use of life is to spend it for something that outlasts it – William James

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance – Derek Bok

Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people wont so you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t – A student in Warren G. Tracy’s class

Lend your friend $20, if he doesn’t pay you back then he’s not your friend. Money well spent – Ted Nicolas

Be nice to geek’s, you’ll probably end up working for one – Bill Gates

To never forget that the most important thing in life is the quality of life we lead – Quoted by Tony Hsieh on Retireat21

Its better to own the racecourse then the race horse – Unknown

When you go to buy, don’t show your silver – Chinese Proverb

It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission – Grace Hopper

To win without risk is to triumph without glory – Corneille

Example is not the main thing in influencing other people; it’s the only thing – Abraham Lincoln

Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company – Booker T. Washington

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great – Mark Twain

There is only one success–to be able to spend your life in your own way – Christopher Morley

You don’t buy a nice car and get rich you get rich and buy a nice car – Unknown

Fall seven times, stand up eight – Japanese Proverb

One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it is worth watching – Mooie

Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve – Dr. Napoleon Hill

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work – Thomas Alva Edison

If you ain’t making waves, you ain’t kickin’ hard enough – Unknown

What is not started will never get finished – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Do not wait to strike until the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking – William B. Sprague

When you cease to dream you cease to live – Malcolm Forbes

My 5 Favourite Entrepreneurial and Inspirational Quotes From Films

Shawshank Redemption

Get Busy Living, or Get Busy Dying.

Remember Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies

Fear can hold you, prisoner. Hope can set you free.

American Gangster

The loudest one in the room is the weakest one in the room

When Huey Lucas flaunted his Nicky Barnes-like superfly outfit at a nightclub, Frank stepped in and dressed down his dressed-out brother. Frank told his brother he was “making too much noise” by wearing a “clown suit” that acted as a billboard to the police advertising, “Arrest me.”

Catch Me If You Can

Two little mice fell in a bucket of cream. The first mouse quickly gave up and drowned. The second mouse, wouldn’t quit. He struggled so hard that eventually he churned that cream into butter and crawled out. Gentlemen, as of this moment, I am that second mouse.

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Life’s simple. You make choices and you don’t look back.

Forrest Gump

My Mama always said, ‘Life was like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re gonna get.

FAQ about staying motivated an an entrepreneur

1. What motivates entrepreneurs?

Entrepreneurs are often motivated by a variety of factors including the desire for financial independence and success, the opportunity to pursue their passions, and the ability to make a positive impact in their industries and communities.

Seeing others just like you accomplish something is also very motivation. Being dyslexic and seeing that lots of dyslexic entrepreneurs are successful, was very inspiring to me.

2. How do entrepreneurs stay motivated?

Entrepreneurs stay motivated by setting clear goals, creating actionable plans, and celebrating small successes along the way. They also often surround themselves with a supportive network of mentors, peers, and advisors who can provide guidance and encouragement.

3. What role does self-discipline play in entrepreneurship motivation?

Self-discipline is critical to entrepreneurial success as it helps entrepreneurs stay focused on their goals and follow through on their plans. Entrepreneurs who are self-disciplined are more likely to take consistent, deliberate action towards their goals, even when faced with challenges or setbacks.

4. How can entrepreneurs overcome a lack of motivation?

Entrepreneurs can overcome a lack of motivation by re-evaluating their goals, revisiting their business plans, and seeking support from their network. They can also take a break to recharge and refocus, or try new strategies to reignite their passion for their work.

5. What are some common pitfalls that can negatively affect entrepreneurial motivation?

Some common pitfalls that can negatively affect entrepreneurial motivation include burnout, lack of focus, fear of failure, and feeling overwhelmed. Entrepreneurs can avoid or overcome these challenges by setting realistic goals, prioritizing self-care, seeking support and guidance, and staying open to learning and growth.