22 Famous  Inspirational Quotes to Motivate Every Entrepreneur


Entrepreneurship is a challenging journey that demands hard work, determination, and resilience. 

Success is not easily attained, and famous entrepreneurs from around the world understand this better than most. 

As an entrepreneur, one often needs to draw inspiration from the wise words of those who have gone before us. 

Some of the most famous quotes on hard work, success, and entrepreneurship include (Virgin) Richard Branson’s “If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity but you are not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later,” 

These quotes remind us that success isn’t just about talent or opportunity, but about hard work, determination, and a willingness to take risks. As we navigate the ups and downs of entrepreneurship, these words can inspire us to keep pushing forward and pursuing our goals with everything we’ve got.

Entrepreneurs are the driving force behind innovation and economic growth, and they embody the type of perseverance and grit that can inspire others to follow in their footsteps. Below are just a few of my Famous  Inspirational Quotes:

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#1. “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” – Scott Belsky(Co-founder of Behance).

#2. “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. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” – Steve Jobs(Co-founder of Apple).

#3. “If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.” – Ray Kroc (Owner of McDonald).

#4.”The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” – Mark Zuckerberg

#5. “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not making decisions.” – Catherine Cook(co-founder of MyYearbook).

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#6. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times, I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

#7.  “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.” – Nolan Bushnell

#8. “I never dreamed of success. I worked for it.” – Estée Lauder

#9.”The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

#10.  “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” — Drew Houston, Co-Founder of Dropbox.

#11.  “If you’re not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” — Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder of LinkedIn.

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#12. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill

#13.. “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now.” — Chinese Proverb

#14. “Chase the vision, not the money; the money will end up following you.” – Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.

#15. “If you don’t build your dreams, someone else will hire you to build theirs.” – Tony Gaskins, motivational speaker and author.

#16. “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.

#17. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Peter Drucker, management consultant and author.

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#18. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison, inventor and businessman.

#19. “Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” – Christian D. Larson, author.

#20. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid revolutionary and former president of South Africa.

#21. “Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.” – David Rockefeller.

#22.”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

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