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Friday, March 25, 2016
25 Quotes From Famous Entrepreneurs
Being an entrepreneur can be difficult but with
top quotes like these you can move forward
While entrepreneurs make their careers by doing things differently, the most successful ones have a handful of traits in common, including their drive, passion, and unwavering commitment to changing the world. Many of these traits are evident in the words of successful entrepreneurs in the limelight, which others can internalize to inspire their own quests for success. Here is a list of 25 such quotes from the most transformative minds on earth.
"I wake up every morning and think to myself, 'How far can I push the company forward in the next 24 hours?'" -Leah Busque, Founder of TaskRabbit
"If you had asked people what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse." -Henry Ford, Founder of Ford Motor Company
"Your people determine your product." -Taso Du Val, Co-Founder and CEO o fToptal
"The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be." - Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder of LinkedIn
"The question I ask myself almost every day is, 'Am I doing the most important thing I could be doing?'" - Mark Zuckerberg, Founder of Facebook
"So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard." -Caterina Fake, Co-Founder of Flickr
"Don't compare yourself with anyone in this world...if you do so, you are insulting yourself." - Bill Gates, Founder and CEO of Microsoft
"Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect." -Jack Dorsey, Founder of Twitter
"Hire character. Train Skill." -Peter Schultz, Founder and former Director of theGenomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF)
"Aerodynamically, the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblee doesn't know that so it goes on flying anyway." - Mary Kay Ash, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics.
"So go ahead. Fall down. The world looks different from the ground." - Oprah Winfrey
"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 not a dreamer." - Nolan Bushnell, Founder of Atari and Chuck-e-Cheese's
"If you're not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business." - Ray Kroc, Founder of McDonald's
"I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance." - Steve Jobs, former Co-Founder and CEO of Apple
"Fail often so you can succeed sooner." -Tom Kelley, Founder of IDEO
"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." -Thomas Edison, inventor of the electric lightbulb
"Always deliver more than expected." -Larry Page, Co-Founder of Google
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable." - Coco Chanel
"We are really competing against ourselves, we have no control over how other people perform." - Pete Cashmore, Founder and CEO of Mashable
"Data beats emotions." - Sean Rad, Founder of Adly and Tinder
"One thing I see all the time with entrepreneurs is that they give too much of their company away way too soon." -Tory Burch, Founder of Tory Burch LLC
"When you're first thinking through an idea, it's important not to get bogged down in complexity. Thinking simply and clearly is hard to do." - Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group
"Don't be intimidated by what you don't know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently." - Sara Blakey, Founder of Spanx
"When I'm old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say 'wow , that was an adventure,' not 'wow, I sure felt safe.'" - Tom Preson-Werner, Co-Founder of Github"
When we love something, emotion often drives our actions. This is the gift and the challenge entrepreneurs face every day. The companies we dream of and build from scratch are part of us and intensely personal. They are our families. Our lives. But the entrepreneurial journey is not for everyone. Yes, the highs are high and the rewards can be thrilling. But the lows can break your heart. Entrepreneurs must love what they do to such a degree that doing it is worth sacrifice and, at times, pain. But doing anything else, we think, would be unimaginable." - Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks