Motivational Quotes from the Famous Entrepreneurs
Success requires hard work and effort, and - most importantly, passion. You must believe in what you're doing, particularly if it's a large undertaking such as a business.
It's beneficial to seek advice and support from seasoned professionals, whether they're business school instructors, successful coworkers, or that long-lost aunt who sells her crafts on Etsy.
With that in mind, we've compiled a compilation of the top motivational quotes from some of the world's most well-known business leaders.
Whether from the worlds of media, technology, or commerce, these statements will give you the confidence you need to tackle that huge project.
“I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” -Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple
“A vision is something you see and others don’t. Some people would say that’s a pocket definition of lunacy. But it also defines entrepreneurial spirit.”—Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop
“Ideas are cheap. Ideas are easy. Ideas are common. Everybody has ideas. Ideas are highly, highly overvalued. Execution is all that matters.” -Casey Neistat, Filmmaker and tech entrepreneur
“Be ready to revise any system, scrap any method, abandon any theory, if the success of the job requires it." -Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company
“Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough."—Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla Inc. and SpaceX
“One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.” -Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon
“I think it is often easier to make progress on mega-ambitious dreams. Since no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition.” -Larry Page, co-founder of Google
“Players should never fight. A real businessman or entrepreneur has no enemies. Once he understands this, the sky's the limit."—Jack Ma, co-founder of Alibaba,
“If we tried to think of a good idea, we wouldn't have been able to think of a good idea at all. You just have to have a solution for a problem in your own life." -Brian Chesky, co-founder of Airbnb
“If you’ve got an idea, start today. There’s no better time than now to get going. That doesn’t mean quit your job and jump into your idea 100% from day one, but there’s always small progress that can be made to start the movement.” —Kevin Systrom, co-founder of Instagram