17 Best Quotes from Famous Entrepreneurs

 
Sometimes we all need a little nudge to keep fighting the good fight, and that’s especially true if you’re running a small business. Fortunately, we can stand on the shoulders of those who have gone before us, been through the trials, and discovered how to navigate through life as an entrepreneur. The following is a list of thought-provoking quotes from some of our greatest predecessors.

 
steve jobs talkroute
1. “Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.”
—Steve Jobs

 
henry ford talkroute
2. “It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.”
—Henry Ford

 
bill gates
3. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.”
—Bill Gates

 
donald trump
4. “What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.”
—Donald Trump

 

…and this Trump quote is also good:

donald trump crazy

“I have a great relationship with the Mexican people.”

 
 

Anyway…

 
 

5. “A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.”
—Charles Schwab

 
Oprah-Winfrey
6. “I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.”
—Oprah Winfrey

 
Andrew Carnegie
7. “The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.”
—Andrew Carnegie

 
John D. Rockefeller
8. “Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.”
—John D. Rockefeller

 
david-chilton
9. “The only thing worse than a bad investment is a bad investment made with borrowed money.”
—David Chilton

 
Coco Chanel
10. “In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.”
—Coco Chanel

 
Michael Dell
11. “You don’t have to be a genius or a visionary or even a college graduate to be successful. You just need a framework and a dream.”
—Michael Dell

 

12. “My experience has shown me that the people who are exceptionally good in business aren’t so because of what they know, but because of their insatiable need to know more.”
—Milton Hershey

 
Howard Hughes
13. “Do the impossible, because almost everyone has told me my ideas are merely fantasies.”
—Howard Hughes

 

14. “Solving big problems is easier than solving little problems.”
—Sergey Brin

 
Mark Zuckerberg
15. “Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.”
—Mark Zuckerberg

 
Jack Dorsey
16. “My goal is to simplify complexity. I just want to build stuff that really simplifies our base human interaction.”
—Jack Dorsey

 
J.P. Morgan
17. “Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see farther.”
—J.P. Morgan

 

 

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Patrick Foster is the Content Marketing Manager @ Talkroute
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About The Author

Patrick Foster is the Content Marketing Manager @ Talkroute
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17 Best Quotes from Famous Entrepreneurs