28 Quotes For Entrepreneurs That Will Uplift You And Inspire Your Journey
The nature of being an entrepreneur means that you fully embrace change and are comfortable with being challenged regularly. Choosing this career path is completely irrational because the odds of succeeding are very small, but most succeed because of their unwavering belief, laser focus on delivering and persistence.
This is something that we see constantly at Fornerod, Switzerland's #1 fastest growing sales & digital marketing agency helping businesses, large and small, to dominate their industries globally.
Starting a company is a riveting roller coaster of emotions with tremendous highs and at times, difficult lows, but one thing that always helps me personally through the ups and downs is to connect with some of the greatest minds. So, I have curated below just a few of my favourite quotes that I hope will uplift you and inspire your journey.
1. "Don't be intimidated by what you don't know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else." - Sara Blakely
2. "A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new." - Albert Einstein
3. "The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark." - Michelangelo
4. "Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice." - Steve Jobs
5. "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
6. "One of the most important things I have learned is that businesses don't fail, entrepreneurs give up. Now sometimes, giving up is the right decision. But usually you just need to dig in and figure out how to make things better. Remember: Every day is a new opportunity to get up and do it better than yesterday!" - Adda Birnir
7. "Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender, it's holy ground. There's no greater investment." - Stephen Covey
8. "The secret of getting ahead is getting started." - Sally Berger
9. "Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes but they don't quit." - Conrad Hilton
10. "There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing." - Aristotle
11. "My best advice to entrepreneurs is this: Forget about making mistakes, just do it." - Ajaero Tony Martins
12. "Failure is just a resting place. It is an opportunity to begin again more intelligently." - Henry Ford
13. "If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun." - Katharine Hepburn
14. "It's not about money or connections. It's the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business." - Mark Cuban
15. "If Plan A doesn't work, the alphabet has 25 more letters." - Claire Cook
16. "The most effective way to do it, is to do it." - Amelia Earhart
17. "Strive for authenticity over perfection." - Sheryl Sandberg
18. "I stand up on my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way." - Robin Williams
19. "I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'" - Muhammad Ali
20. "If you're going through hell, keep going." - Winston Churchill
21. "The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me." - Ayn Rand
22. "Don't look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance." - Anne Lamott
23. "Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got." - Janis Joplin
24. "There is only one success: to be able to spend your life in your own way." - Christopher Morley
25. "If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping in a room with a mosquito." - Lisa Lieberman-Wang
26. "It's more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy." - Steve Jobs
27. "Remember why you started." - Anonymous
28. "Screw it, let's do it." - Richard Branson
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