14 (unconventional) quotes for entrepreneurs

14 (unconventional) quotes for entrepreneurs

Want to feel inspired as an entrepreneur? Here are 14 quotes to get you going and keep you going:

"The only business in which you can start at the top is business."
- Jesse Lauriston Livermore

"There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed."
- Ray Goforth

"I have failed again and again throughout my life. That’s why I’ve been successful"
- Michael Jordan

“Business has only two functions — marketing and innovation.”
- Peter Drucker

"Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t."
- Anonymous

"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 risk taker, not a risk averter."
- Nolan Bushnell

"There is no substitute for hard work."
- Thomas Edison

"You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills."
- Jim Rohn

"I’m not afraid of dying, I’m afraid of not trying."
- Jay Z

"If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative."
- Woody Allen

"The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus."
- Bruce Lee

"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."
- Thomas Jefferson

"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure."
- Colin Powell

"Strenuous effort and great courage are required to face with confidence the difficulties inherent in any new undertaking."
- Vince Lombardi