20 Quotes for Entrepreneurs

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Hey there, first real post on the forum and didnt know where to start, so heres some nice quotes about entrepreneurs, enjoy!

1. "Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal." -Henry Ford

2. "Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences." -Jawaharlal Nehru

3. "Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure." -Napoleon Hill

4. "Have the end in mind and every day make sure your working towards it." -Ryan Allis

5. "If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it." -John D Rockefeller

6. "There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way." -Christopher Morley

7. "The best use of life is to spend it for something that outlasts it." -William James

8. "Anyone who has never made a mistake, has never tried something new." -Albert Einstein

9. "Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision." -Peter F. Drucker

10. "Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won't so you can spend the rest of your life like most people can't." -Unknown

11. "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." -Thomas Edison

12. "It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it." -John Crowe

13. "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." -Thomas Edison

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

15. "The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will." -Vince Lombardi

16. "Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!" -Paul J. Meyer

17. "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." -Nolan Bushnell

18. "Keep away from small 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

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

19. "To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it." -Bunker Hunt

20. "Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'" -Brian Tracy
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  • Profile picture of the author leadgenninja
    13. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” -Thomas Edison

    This has been my favorite for years!!!
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    • Profile picture of the author HamEBooks
      Originally Posted by leadgenninja View Post

      13. "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." -Thomas Edison

      This has been my favorite for years!!!
      It's mine too! It just shows, in order to truely suceed, you need to of experienced failure
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    • Profile picture of the author Kate Campbell
      Originally Posted by leadgenninja View Post

      13. "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." -Thomas Edison

      This has been my favorite for years!!!
      I agree, too!

      I have similar in my "Dream Board":
      "I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 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
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  • Profile picture of the author theomegaformula
    Good collection. And I like that they're all from people that other successful people look up to also. They all preach the same message... take notice EVERYONE. Take that chance and never give up and your name can be up there somewhere one day too.
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  • Profile picture of the author debbiechamilton
    Entrepreneurship is my favorite. I think it portrays what IM people are truly trying to achieve. Thanks for the quotes, very insightful, and from very special people. I just read another good one with a twist. Isn't it better to give than receive? However, if you give with receiving in mind aren't you just trading?
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  • Profile picture of the author pam2
    3. “Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.” -Napoleon Hill i like this one
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  • Profile picture of the author DIGITALCHAMELEON
    Wow, I love that one form John D. Rockefeller.
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  • Profile picture of the author CBlite
    All of these are pretty powerful, but I still gravitate towards the first two. I've had a rough day and these are uplifting quotes, so thanks for sharing them.
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  • Profile picture of the author jimmygunn
    “Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?’” -Brian Tracy

    Very true. thanks a lot for sharing these inspiring quotes to all.
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  • Profile picture of the author cplace28
    I like the mindset of John D Rockefeller. When everyone else was build oil wells he was building refineries and buying up railroads. He's also a big reason for the monopoly laws. He saw the big picture and became the true oil tycoon that still last to this day.
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  • Profile picture of the author karenhuggins
    nice list of quotes!!!!thanks for sharing
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  • Profile picture of the author mfjanowski1000
    1. “Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.” -Henry Ford

    Gotta love this one! Great list and thanks for sharing!
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    • Profile picture of the author yayasvc
      Thanks for sharing these... This one is my favorite:

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


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  • Profile picture of the author JoeUK
    Thanks for sharing, gotta love a few good quotes! I particularly like this one - "It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it."
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  • Profile picture of the author Anish
    Welcome to WF, we're glad to have you here. And I have to say - great quotes!

    Also, the quote in your signature is ... AMAZING. I don't know the right words for it, but geez it made me realise how important it is to just keep trying over and over again. Thanks a lot for sharing the quotes with us. Very inspiring.

    Anish.
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  • Profile picture of the author PatrickP
    I don't believe #16 nor #19 but to me the rest are VERY GOOD!

    Great first post!
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  • Profile picture of the author joekyut
    I love the quote, "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." while poverty looks like 'relaxation'
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  • 8. “Anyone who has never made a mistake, has never tried something new.” -Albert Einstein
    My GOING ON quote for many years.
    nice collection
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  • Profile picture of the author ArtemK
    Great list! At least a dozen or so of those have been favorites of mine for years
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  • Profile picture of the author melltonroper
    Pretty cool quotes, gonna copy this, and save it on my phone!
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  • Profile picture of the author Natausha
    I love your list! I think that #17 is probably my favorite of them all. Welcome to the Warrior Forum
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  • Profile picture of the author Christine2011
    20. “Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?’” -Brian Tracy

    Definitely, I agree.

    Even if you have lots of possessions and you have high positions, you can never be content as long as you keep on looking to your own needs and never look out to the needs of others.

    Being successful for me is extending your territory, not just yourself.
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  • Profile picture of the author nolol
    brilliant quotes mate.!!
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  • Profile picture of the author gryvendore
    inspiring quotes dude,.really make me fresh after being junk head.,
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  • Profile picture of the author Vinchenz
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    "“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” -Thomas Edison"

    SO very true.
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  • Profile picture of the author stopper
    No 4 if you are shipwrecked and floating on a plank the visible lighthouse becomes your goal you don't focus on the beautiful scenery
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  • Profile picture of the author shantanu
    Awesome quotes frndsss these quotes means a lot for me
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  • Profile picture of the author uzonukwugha
    "The single biggest obstacle that prevents people from reaching their goals is simply that they have faulty beliefs. They only THINK they know what it means to believe. They only THINK they know what it means to have Faith. But when people continue to not hit their goals –THE GOALS THAT THEY THEMSELVES SET– it becomes very clear that they require immediate assistance in reframing their belief system for success.' --David Neagle
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  • Profile picture of the author codyfrater
    Pretty awesome collection, thanks for the share.
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  • Profile picture of the author frndelavega
    "The only form of failure that exists is giving up"
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  • Profile picture of the author Terrilyn
    Those are some very good quotes to inspire yourself. I have had a print out of famous saying in front of my desk, whenever I read one of them it kicks my motivational buds and energizes me...
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  • Profile picture of the author Carmen_Hudson
    I think the Mark Twain quote has got to be my favorite. It reminds me in the speech Will Smith gives his son in "The Pursuit of Happyness," where he's commenting that people who can't do what they want to do tell everyone else they can't achieve their dreams. This one has been so very true for me--when I first started I got lots of eye rolling and "good luck." The kindest said, "Well there's nothing wrong with playing around with that, maybe you'll make a few extra dollars. Now they're all thinking very differently, thus, that particular Twain quote is very near and dear to my heart.
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  • Profile picture of the author dorianjohn425
    Originally Posted by HamEBooks View Post

    Hey there, first real post on the forum and didnt know where to start, so heres some nice quotes about entrepreneurs, enjoy!

    1. "Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal." -Henry Ford

    2. "Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences." -Jawaharlal Nehru

    3. "Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure." -Napoleon Hill

    4. "Have the end in mind and every day make sure your working towards it." -Ryan Allis

    5. "If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it." -John D Rockefeller

    6. "There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way." -Christopher Morley

    7. "The best use of life is to spend it for something that outlasts it." -William James

    8. "Anyone who has never made a mistake, has never tried something new." -Albert Einstein

    9. "Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision." -Peter F. Drucker

    10. "Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won't so you can spend the rest of your life like most people can't." -Unknown

    11. "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." -Thomas Edison

    12. "It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it." -John Crowe

    13. "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." -Thomas Edison

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

    15. "The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will." -Vince Lombardi

    16. "Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!" -Paul J. Meyer

    17. "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." -Nolan Bushnell

    18. "Keep away from small 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

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

    19. "To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it." -Bunker Hunt

    20. "Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'" -Brian Tracy
    Nice collection of entrep quotes here

    You have doubled #19 and I like those quotes there
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  • Profile picture of the author bryansallee
    great list of quotes....thanks for the share
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