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1,000 Motivational Business Quotes To Inspire Success (2023)

1. “The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.” – Ayn Rand


2. “The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.”


3. “Failure is success in progress.” – Albert Einstein


4. “The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.” – Dale Carnegie


5. “The best customer service is if the customer doesn’t need to call you, doesn’t need to talk to you. It just works.”


6. “You are not your resume, you are your work.” – Seth Godin


7. “An obstacle is often a stepping stone.”


8. “Happy employees lead to happy customers, which leads to more profits.” – Vaughn Aust, COO, Gemini


9. “Even if you are on the right track, You’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers


10. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader” – John Quincy Adams


11. “Don’t try to be original, just try to be good” – Paul Rand


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


13. “We cannot solve problems with the kind of thinking we employed when we came up with them.” — Albert Einstein


14. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning” – Bill Gates


15. “They succeed, because they think they can.” – Virgil


16. “Chase the vision not the money, the money will end up following you” – Tony Hsieh


17. “Your value will be not what you know; it will be what you share.”― Ginni Rometty


18. “Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.”


19. “All our dreams can come true; if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney


20. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” —Frederick Douglass


21. “Every problem is a gift — without problems we would not grow.” – Tony Robbins, motivational speaker and writer


22. “If you are not taking care of your customer, your competitor will.”


23. “Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.”


24. “Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” – Robert Kiyosaki


25. “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”


26. “Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.” – Albert Einstein


27. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” — Henry David Thoreau, essayist, poet, and philosopher


28. “Do what you love and success will follow. Passion is the fuel behind a successful career.” — Meg Whitman


29. “Always look for the fool in the deal. If you don’t find one, it’s you” – Mark Cuban


30. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”


31. “Focus on making yourself better, not on thinking that you are better.”


32. “If you can dream it, you can do it.”


33. “An entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create.” — David Karp


34. “Small is not just a stepping-stone. Small is a great destination itself.” ―Jason Fried


35. Bo Schembechler: “The Team! The Team! The Team!”


36. Thomas Edison: “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”


37. “Satisfaction is a rating. Loyalty is a brand.”


38. “You don’t need to have a 100-person company to develop that idea.”


39. “You don’t need to have a 100-person company to develop that idea.” — Larry Page, co-founder of Google


40. “You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction.” — George Lorimer


41. “A ship in the harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for” – John A. Shedd


42. “Days are expensive. When you spend a day you have one less day to spend. So make sure you spend each one wisely.”


43. “If you define yourself by how you differ from the competition, you’re probably in trouble.” — Omar Hamoui, co-founder of AdMob


44. “The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.” – John D. Rockefeller Jr.


45. “True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.” ―Mortimer J. Adler


46. “The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as long as we live.”


47. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over” – Richard Branson


48. “Wonder what your customer really wants? Ask. Don’t tell.” — Lisa Stone, co-founder and CEO of BlogHer


49. “In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.” – Montesquieu


50. “Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.” – Julia Child


51. “Don’t worry about funding if you don’t need it. Today it’s cheaper to start a business than ever.”


52. “Great companies are built on great products.” – Elon Musk


53. “What is not started will never get finished.”


54. “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill


55. “Success is the sum of small efforts – repeated day in and day out.” — Robert Collier, author


56. “Change is not a threat, it’s an opportunity. Survival is not the goal, trans-formative success is.” – Seth Godin


57. “The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow”


58. “Love your family, work super hard, live your passion.” — Gary Vaynerchuk


59. “It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business.” – Mahatma Gandhi


60. “Stick to your true north― build greatness for the long term.”―Ruth Porat


61. “It’s very easy to be different but very difficult to be better.” – Jonathan Ive


62. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure” – Colin Powell


63. “Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” ―Winston Churchill


64. “Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.” — Madam C.J. Walker


65. “Live each day as if your life had just begun.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, German writer


66. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” — George Addair, real-estate developer


67. “To follow, without halt, one aim: that’s the secret of success.” – Anna Pavlova


68. “You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe.” —Leymah Gbowee


69. “Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”


70. “Customer service is an opportunity to exceed your customer’s expectations.”


71. “In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.” – Miguel de Cervantes


72. “Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.” – Anthony Volodkin


73. “Energy and persistence conquer all things.” – Benjamin Franklin


74. “Everything starts with the customer.”


75. “Individual honors come with team success.” – Gilbert Arenas


76. “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.” ―Vernon Sanders Law


77. “Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” – Peter F. Drucker


78. “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” ―Abraham Lincoln


79. “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty” – Winston Churchill


80. “The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.” — Aristotle Onassis


81. “The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t learn anything from being perfect”


82. “An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he’ll quickly learn how to chew it” – Roy Ash


83. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” – Napoleon Hill


84. “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”


85. “Small opportunities are often beginning of great achievements.”


86. “Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” – Richard Branson


87. “Try not to become a man of success, but rather become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein


88. “Building a brand means knowing your story and building and sharing that story”—Tamara McCleary


89. “Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.” – Oscar Wilde


90. “The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it. ” ― Roseanne Barr


91. “If you don’t drive your business, you will be driven out of business.”


92. “Diligence is the mother of good luck” – Benjamin Franklin


93. “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” — Paulo Coelho


94. “If you can build a business up big enough, it’s respectable.” — Will Rogers


95. “You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.” —Tina Fey


96. “Get big quietly, so you don’t tip off potential competitors.” — Chris Dixon, an investor at Andreessen Horowitz


97. “Show me a person who never made a mistake, and I will show you a person who never did anything.”


98. “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.”


99. “Sometimes a noble failure serves the world as faithfully as a distinguished success.” – Edward Dowden


100. “No one changes the world who isn’t obsessed.” —Billie Jean King


101. “There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.”


102. “Today’s Accomplishments Were Yesterday’s Impossibilities.” – Robert H. Schuller, American motivational speaker


103. “Everything started as nothing.”


104. “The last 10% it takes to launch something takes as much energy as the first 90%” – Rob Kalin


105. “To be successful you have to have your heart in your business and your business in your heart.”


106. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”


107. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” – Chris Grosser


108. “Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.” – Confucius


109. “Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it’s done right.” —Walt Disney


110. “If you look really closely, most overnight successes took a long time” – Steve Jobs


111. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anaïs Nin, writer


112. “I don’t know the word ‘quit.’ Either I never did, or I have abolished it.” – Susan Butcher


113. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”


114. “The secret of my success is a two word answer: Know people.” – Harvey S. Firestone


115. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”


116. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” — Zig Ziglar


117. “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”


118. “Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.” – William Feather, American publisher and author


119. “I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.” — Estée Lauder


120. “The things we fear the most in organizations- fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances – are the primary sources of creativity.”


121. “Make your team feel respected, empowered and genuinely excited about the company’s mission.”


122. “First, think. Second, believe. Third, dream. And finally, dare.”


123. “My powers are ordinary. Only my application brings me success.” – Isaac Newton


124. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.” – Zig Ziglar


125. “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” – Gandalf, Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring


126. “An entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create.” — David Karp, founder, and CEO of Tumblr


127. “If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.”


128. “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.”


129. “After a while, you learn to ignore the names people call you and just trust who you are.” – Shrek, Shrek The Third


130. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot


131. “Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.”– Charles R. Swindoll, author, educator, and radio preacher


132. “Great experience is made up of challenges.” – Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel


133. “It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.” — Edmund Burke


134. “Men are born to succeed, not to fail.” – Henry David Thoreau


135. “It is not our abilities that show what we truly are. It is our choices.” – Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets


136. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”


137. “Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.”


138. “If people like you, they’ll listen to you. But if they trust you, they’ll do business with you” – Zig Ziglar


139. “Don’t find customers for your products, find products for your customers.”


140. “If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large” – Jeff Bezos


141. “To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.” – John H. Patterson


142. “Don’t play games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them.”


143. “All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.” – Aristotle


144. “Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” Dale Carnegie


145. “I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.” – Oprah Winfrey


146. “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” – Woody Allen


147. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” – Audrey Hepburn


148. “Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.” —Ruth Gordo


149. “There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.” – Jason Fried


150. “Don’t deliver a product, deliver an experience.”


151. “Ideas are commodity. Execution of them is not.” — Michael Dell, chairman, and CEO of Dell


152. “Always give your best effort even when the odds are against you.”


153. “Every man dies, but not every man really lives.” – William Wallace, Braveheart


154. “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.” —Jennifer Lopez


155. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell


156. “Make your product easier to buy than your competition, or you will find your customers buying from them, not you.”


157. “One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.”


158. “Action is the foundational key to all success.”


159. “Play by the rules, but be ferocious.” – Phil Knight, founder, Nike


160. Mandy Hale: “There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.”


161. “If you want to grow you have to do something different from the majority of people.”


162. Unknown: “Life’s too short to learn from your own mistakes. So learn from others”


163. “Every problem is a gift — without problems we would not grow.” – Anthony Robbins


164. “Please think about your legacy, because you’re writing it every day.” – Gary Vaynerchuck


165. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” — Nelson Mandela


166. “What we fear of doing most is usually what we most need to do.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson, essayist, philosopher, and poet


167. “I try not to make decisions that I’m not excited about” – Jake Nickell


168. “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.”


169. “The key to success is not through achievement, but through enthusiasm.” –Malcolm Forbes


170. “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” —Mark Twain


171. “What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.” – Ralph Marston


172. “There is no finish line. There are only mile markers.”


173. Unknown: “If you don’t have big dreams and goals, you’ll end up working for someone that does.”


174. “Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right!” – Henry Ford


175. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela


176. “You don’t need to have a 100-person company to develop that idea” – Larry Page


177. “The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs, one step at a time.” — Joe Girard


178. Unknown: “Remember why you started.”


179. “Impatience never commanded success.” – Edwin H. Chapin


180. “Creative without strategy is called art. Creative with strategy is called advertising.” – Jeff I. Richards


181. “The only way you are going to have success is to have lots of failures first.” – Sergey Brin, co-founder, Google


182. “A man should never neglect his family for business.” – Walt Disney


183. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”


184. “I will not lose, for even in defeat, there’s a valuable lesson learned, so it evens up for me.” —Jay-Z


185. “If hard work is the key to success, most people would rather pick the lock.”


186. “The biggest mistake a small business can make is to think like a small business.”


187. “Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.” – Thomas A. Edison


188. “Live out of your imagination, not your history.” —Stephen Covey


189. “Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.” – William Durant


190. “Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel (see more Coco Chanel quotes)


191. “My best advice to entrepreneurs is this: forget about making mistakes, just do it.” – Ajaero Tony Martins


192. “The value of an idea lies in the using of it.” — Thomas Edison, co-founder of General Electric


193. “Do the best you can. No one can do more than that.” ―John Wooden


194. Mahatma Gandhi: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”


195. Unknown: “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it.”


196. “Some people dream of great accomplishments, while others stay awake and do them.”


197. “I like to say it’s an attitude of not just thinking outside the box, but not even seeing the box.”― Safra A. Catz


198. “I don’t believe in luck, I believe in preparation.” – Bobby Knight


199. “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?” – Sheryl Sandberg


200. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison


201. “It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.” – Napoleon Hill


202. “It’s very easy to be different but very difficult to be better.” – Jonathan Ive, former chief design officer, Apple


203. “Don’t count the days, Make the days count.”


204. “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” – Theodore Roosevelt


205. “One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.” -Arnold H. Glasgow


206. “You don’t build a business. You build people and people build the business.” — Zig Ziglar


207. “Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne


208. “In the journey of entrepreneurship, tenacity of purpose is supreme.”


209. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”


210. “Don’t play games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them” – Tony Hsieh


211. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill


212. “A business absolutely devoted to service will have one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.” – Henry Ford


213. “There is no success without hardship.” – Sophocles


214. “To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks.”


215. “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”


216. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.”


217. “Every company’s greatest assets are its customers because without customers there is no company.”


218. “He that can have patience can have what he will.” ―Benjamin Franklin


219. “Do not wait for the perfect time and place to enter, for you are already onstage.” —Unknown


220. “I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life.” —Louise Hay


221. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work” – Thomas Edison


222. “In the world of money and investing, you must learn to control your emotions.” — Robert Kiyosaki


223. “If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.” – Yogi Berra


224. “Customers may forget what you said but they’ll never forget how you made them feel.”


225. “The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.”


226. “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill


227. “If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success.” – Malcolm X


228. “Every problem is a gift—without problems, we would not grow.” – Anthony Robbins


229. “Every accomplishment starts with a decision to try.” – Unknown


230. “There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.”


231. “Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too.” —Isabel Allende


232. “I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realise I should have been more specific.” — Lily Tomlin


233. “Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life.”


234. “Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” — Golda Meir


235. “In the end, a vision without the ability to execute it is probably a hallucination.”


236. “Make sure your business is creating a service experience so good that it demands loyalty.” ― Steve Maraboli


237. “Carpe per diem – seize the check.” – Robin Williams


238. “There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others” – Mandy Hale


239. “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.”


240. “There are no working hours for leaders.”


241. “Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” —Warren Buffet


242. Walt Disney: “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”


243. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas A. Edison


244. “What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.”


245. “Don’t try to be original, just try to be good.” — Paul Rand, Graphic Designer


246. “Never Give up. Today is hard and tomorrow will be Worse, but the day after Tomorrow will be Sunshine.”


247. “Running that first shop taught me business is not financial science; it’s about trading. Buying and selling.”


248. “Bringing great people onto your team is about demonstrating that size really doesn’t matter – people do.”


249. “Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success” – Biz Stone


250. “Don’t worry about being successful but work toward being significant and the success will naturally follow.”


251. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” — Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft


252. “Failure Will Never Overtake Me If My Determination To Succeed Is Strong Enough.” – Og Mandino, American author


253. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do” – Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple


254. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” —Dale Carnegie


255. “Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop” – Jeffrey Zeldman


256. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” – Herman Melville


257. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker


258. “Be an amateur. Not everything you do has to be good, especially at first.”― Ann Handley


259. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”


260. “Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working.” —Pablo Picasso


261. “Let me tell you the secret that has led to my goal. My strength lies solely on my tenacity.”


262. “Ideas in secret die. They need light and air or they starve to death.” – Seth Godin


263. “Wonder what your customer really wants? Ask. Don’t tell.” – Lisa Stone


264. “Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field.”


265. “The Golden Rule for Every Business is this: Put Yourself in your Customer’s Place.”


266. “It’s not about better time management. It’s about better life management” — Alexandra of The Productivity Zone


267. “People's passion and desire for authenticity is strong.” —Constance Wu


268. “Never give up. Great things take time.”


269. “Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.”


270. “Play by the rules, but be ferocious.” – Phil Knight


271. “Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” ― Peter F. Drucker


272. “Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” – Alexander Graham Bell


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


274. “The value of an idea lies in the using of it” – Thomas Edison


275. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan


276. “Do what you can, with what you’ve got, where you are.” – Teddy Roosevelt


277. “You don’t need to have a 100–person company to develop that idea.” – Larry Page, co-founder of Google


278. “Luck is what you have leftover after you give 100%.” – Langston Coleman


279. “The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.” — William James


280. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” —Dolly Parton


281. “See things in the present, even if they are in the future.” — Larry Ellison, co-founder of Oracle


282. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” — Michael Jordan


283. “You can’t be successful in business without taking risks. It’s really that simple.”


284. “A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” – Richard Branson


285. “Don’t be afraid to assert yourself, have confidence in your abilities and don’t let the bastards get you down.”


286. “You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling.” – Eames, Inception


287. “My son is now an ‘entrepreneur’. That’s what you’re called when you don’t have a job.” – Ted Turner


288. “I try not to make any decisions that I’m not excited about.” — Jake Nickell, founder and CEO of Threadless


289. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”


290. “If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it’s moving you away from your goals.”


291. “A company is only as good as the people it keeps.” -Mary Kay Ash


292. “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” — Joshua J. Marine


293. “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t – you’re right” – Henry Ford


294. “You can’t make anything viral, but you can make something good.” — Peter Shankman, founder of HARO


295. “Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.” – Frank Ocean


296. “Anything that is measured and watched, improves” – Bob Parsons


297. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” — Stephen R. Covey


298. “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” – George Bernard Shaw


299. “Women must learn to play the game as men do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


300. “I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.”


301. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey


302. “There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others.” – George Shinn


303. “Make each day your masterpiece.” — John Wooden, American basketball player


304. “A person who is quietly confident makes the best leader.” — Fred Wilson, co-founder of Union Square Ventures


305. “You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.”


306. “Don’t find fault. Find a remedy.”


307. “I’ve learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success.”


308. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” ―Theodore Roosevelt


309. ”Do not let the behaviour of others destroy your inner peace.”


310. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” ― Oprah Winfrey, media proprietor


311. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”—John D. Rockefeller, American oil industry business magnate


312. “I like thinking big. If you’re going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.” – Donald Trump


313. “Don’t give up, the beginning is always the hardest.”


314. “If you aren’t first, you’re last.” – Talladega Nights


315. “Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.” — Jack Dorsey


316. “In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.” — Warren Buffett


317. “Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.” – Dale Carnegie, American writer


318. “If you’re not positive energy, you’re negative energy.” Mark Cuban


319. “​​Success isn’t about the end result, it’s about what you learn along the way.” – Vera Wang


320. “Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt


321. “The farmer and manufacturer can no more live without profit than the labourer without wages.” — David Ricardo


322. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”


323. “In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.”


324. “Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.” — Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter


325. “Get a mentor in the applicable field if you’re at all unsure of what you’re looking for.” — Kyle Bragger


326. “You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.” – Oprah Winfrey


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


328. “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.”


329. “Don’t worry about funding if you don’t need it. Today it’s cheaper to start a business than ever.” – Noah Everett


330. “Make the customer the hero of your story.”


331. “Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers, American actor


332. “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once” – Drew Houston


333. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius


334. “For maximum attention, nothing beats a good mistake.” – Unknown


335. “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” — Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft


336. “An organization, no matter how well designed, is only as good as the people who live and work in it.” -Dee Hock


337. “In the end, a vision without the ability to execute it is probably a hallucination.” — Steve Case, co-founder of AOL


338. “Talent can be hired, money has to be earned. ” – Vishnu


339. “Oh! It’s Friday again. Share the love that was missing during the week. In a worthy moment of peace and bliss.” —S. O’Sade


340. “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T.S. Eliot, author


341. “I’m never going back, the past is in the past!”


342. “It’s important that leaders are consistent. You can change your mind, but change your mind against a consistent framework.”


343. “There is no substitute for hard work.” — Thomas Edison, entrepreneur and inventor


344. “When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.”


345. “Don’t risk more than you can afford to lose!” – The Backroads Bosslady


346. “Fail often so you can succeed sooner.”


347. “Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.” — Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos


348. “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.” – Warren Buffett


349. “If you can't yet do great things, do small things in a great way.” ―Napoleon Hill


350. “If your business is not on the internet then your business will be out of business.”


351. “Success is never accidental.” – Jack Dorsey


352. “Fortune befriends the bold.” – Emily Dickinson


353. “We generate fears while we sit. We over come them by action. Fear is natures way of warning us to get busy.” – Dr. Henry Link


354. “Every skill you acquire doubles your odds of success.” – Scott Adams


355. “Stopping advertising to save money is like stopping your watch to save time.” – Henry Ford


356. “You will be defined not just by what you achieve, but by how you survive.”―Sheryl Sandberg


357. “When I’m tired, I rest. I say, ‘I can’t be a superwoman today.’”


358. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu, Chinese Taoist philosopher


359. “Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.”


360. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.”


361. “I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars — I look for 1-foot bars that I can step over.”


362. “High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.” – Charles Kettering


363. “Here is the simple but powerful rule… always give people more than they expect to get.”


364. “Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” —Vince Lombardi


365. “A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.” – Joyce Brothers


366. “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: The fear of failure.”


367. “Every time we launch a feature, people yell at us.” — Angelo Sotira, co-founder of deviantART


368. “”I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.” – Oprah Winfrey


369. “Formal education will make you a living; self education will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn


370. “Tough times never last, but tough people do” – Robert H. Schuller


371. “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” ―A.A. Milne


372. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller


373. “To succeed… You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.” – Tony Dorsett


374. “Life is like a sewer… what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.” — Tom Lehrer


375. Walt Disney: “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”


376. “Fortunes are built during the down market and collected in the upmarket.” — Jason Calacanis


377. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle


378. “If you hear a voice within you saying ‘you are not a painter’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.”


379. “Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.”


380. “The best revenge is massive success.” – Frank Sinatra


381. “Success seems to be connected to action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton


382. “You have to work on the business first before it works for you.” ― Idowu Koyenikan


383. “Nothing works better than just improving your product.” — Joel Spolsky


384. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.” – Wayne Dyer


385. “A year from now you may wish you had started today.” — Karen Lamb, author


386. “There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team” – Jason Fried


387. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” — Walt Disney, founder of the Disney Brother Studio and Disneyland


388. “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.”


389. “One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” – Benjamin Disraeli


390. “Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor.” – John Ciardi


391. “It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.” – Tom Brokaw


392. “The only thing worse than starting something and failing… is not starting something.”


393. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” — George Eliot


394. “A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.” ― George Meredith


395. “Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.”


396. “Don't look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance.” ―Anne Lamott


397. “Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field.” – Dennis Waitley


398. “Great customer service is a critical competitive advantage for a business.”


399. Steve Martin: “Be so good they can’t ignore you.”


400. “Goal setting is the secret to a compelling future.” — Tony Robbins


401. “Work until your bank account looks like a phone number.” — Unknown


402. ”The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.”


403. “The only one who can tell you “you can’t win” is you and you don’t have to listen.” —Jessica Ennis


404. “You Are Never Too Old To Set Another Goal Or To Dream A New Dream.” – C.S. Lewis, British writer


405. “Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.”— Robert Kiyosaki


406. “I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes.” —Barbara Elaine Smith


407. “It always seems impossible, until it is done.”


408. “A winner never stops trying.”


409. “Don’t worry about being successful, but work towards being significant. The success will naturally follow” – Oprah Winfrey


410. “Anything can make me stop and look and wonder, and sometimes learn.” —Kurt Vonnegut


411. “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” — Helen Keller


412. “Success is the child of audacity.” – Benjamin Disraeli


413. “Don’t be evil” – Larry Page


414. “Stay self-funded as long as possible.” — Garrett Camp


415. “What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill


416. “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.”


417. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle


418. “The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer.” – Peter Drucker


419. “Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions.” – Tony Robbin


420. “Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.”


421. “The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be.”


422. “I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one.”


423. “The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.” – Joe Girard


424. “I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.” – Benjamin Franklin, Founding Father of the United States


425. “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” — Scott Belsky, co-founder of Behance


426. “The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.” – Joe Girard, American salesman


427. “You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing, no one to blame.”


428. “Success is the sum of small efforts – repeated day in and day out.”


429. “Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career.”


430. “Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rodgers


431. “Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki


432. “If people like you they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you they’ll do business with you.” — Zig Ziglar


433. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” – Napoleon Hill, author


434. “Stay self-funded as long as possible.”


435. “I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” — Oscar Wilde


436. “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” – Farrah Gray


437. “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.” – Mahatma Gandhi


438. “A big business starts small.”


439. “I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.”


440. “Some people can’t believe in themselves until someone else believes in them first.” – Sean Maguire, Good Will Hunting


441. “Fortunes are built during the down market and collected in the upmarket.” — Jason Calacanis, founder of LAUNCH Ticker


442. Drew Houston: “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.”


443. “An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he’ll quickly learn how to chew it.”


444. “Details create the big picture.” -Sanford I. Weill


445. “To be successful, you must act big, think big and talk big.”


446. “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.”— Colin R. Davis


447. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi


448. “Courteous treatment will make a customer a walking advertisement.”


449. “Good ideas come from bad ideas, but only if there are enough of them.” – Seth Godin


450. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” — Herman Melville, American novelist


451. “Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company”


452. “Opportunities don't happen, you create them.” — Chris Grosser


453. “Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.” – Malcolm S. Forbes


454. “You have to work on the business first before it works for you.”


455. “Make something people want" includes making a company that people want to work for.”


456. “Don’t be addicted to money. Work to learn. don’t work for money. Work for knowledge.” – Robert Kiyosaki


457. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”


458. “You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there.” — Venus Williams


459. “Patience: This is the greatest business asset. Wait for the right time to make your moves.”


460. “True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.” – Paul Sweeney


461. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” — Herman Melville


462. “Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.” – Wayne Huizenga, serial entrepreneur


463. “If you define yourself by how you differ from the competition, you’re probably in trouble” – Omar Hamoui


464. “When I believe in something, I’m like a dog with a bone.” —Melissa McCarthy


465. “Nothing works better than just improving your product” – Joel Spolsky


466. “Your income is directly related to your philosophy, NOT the economy.” – Jim Rohn


467. “Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.” – William Feather


468. “The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.”


469. “You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” —Zig Ziglar


470. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” —Michael Jordan


471. “Hire character. Train skill.” – Peter Schutz


472. “Never ever give up! Constant effort is the key to success.”


473. “Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.” – Napoleon Hill


474. “Stay true to yourself and your vision. Don’t let any one person’s opinion move you; listen, but be confident.”―Amanda Kahlow


475. “To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.” – George Kneller


476. “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vince Lombardi


477. “The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself and shine amongst those who never believed she could.” — Unknown


478. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” — Walt Disney


479. “So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.”


480. – “No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team.” – Reid Hoffman


481. “Lean in, speak out, have a voice in your organization, and never use the word, ‘sorry’.” ―Trish Bertuzzi


482. “Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”


483. “You just have to pay attention to what people need and what has not been done.”


484. Warren Buffett: “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”


485. “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.”


486. “Plan for what it is difficult while it is easy. Do what is great while it is small.”


487. “The most successful entrepreneurs I know are optimistic. It’s part of the job description.” ― Caterina Fake


488. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” — Thomas Edison


489. “Don’t be cocky. Don’t be flashy. There’s always someone better than you.”


490. “The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.” — Will Rogers, American actor


491. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.”


492. “The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.” -Peter Drucker


493. “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” – Steve Jobs


494. “There’s no luck in business. There’s only drive, determination and more drive.”


495. “A small business is an amazing way to serve and leave an impact on the world you live in.”


496. “Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.”


497. ”Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”


498. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”


499. “When times are bad is when the real entrepreneurs emerge.”


500. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”― George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright


501. “One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it is worth watching.” – Unknown


502. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”


503. “If you see a bandwagon, it’s too late.” – James Goldsmith


504. “The more I want to get something done the less I call it work.” — Richard Bach, American writer


505. “The secret to successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world.”


506. “Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to.”


507. “The heart and soul of a company is creativity and innovation.”


508. “Work 9-to-5, spend a couple of hours with your family, 7 to 2 am is plenty of time to do damage.”


509. “Never put off until tomorrow what you can avoid altogether.” – Unknown


510. “The last 10% it takes to launch something takes as much energy as the first 90%.” — Rob Kalin, founder of Etsy


511. “You don’t need to have a 100–person company to develop that idea.”


512. “Always deliver more than expected” – Larry Page


513. “Don’t be cocky. Don’t be flashy. There’s always someone better than you” – Tony Hsieh


514. “The beauty of the business is, you don’t need to think about the eligibility.” – Zahirul M Islam


515. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney


516. “Success is survival.” – Leonard Cohen


517. “An entrepreneur is someone who has a vison for something and a want to create” – Kyle Bragger


518. “If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it!” – Jonathan Winters


519. “If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” — Steve Jobs


520. “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” —Lucille Ball


521. “Take risks. Failure is a stepping stone to success.”


522. “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston S. Churchill


523. “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” — Henry Ford


524. “People rarely buy what they need. They buy what they want.” – Seth Godin


525. “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.”


526. “It is always the start that requires the greatest effort.”


527. “Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.” – John F. Kennedy


528. “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” — Harry Golden, American writer


529. “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” ―Theodore Roosevelt


530. “My best advice to entrepreneurs is this: forget about making mistakes, just do it.”


531. “Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.” – Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos


532. “Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” – James Cash Penney, Founder of JCPenney


533. “The first one gets the oyster, the second gets the shell.” – Andrew Carnegie


534. “Entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create.”


535. “Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.”


536. “I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars – I look for 1-foot bars that I can step over” – Warren Buffet


537. “Be so good they can’t ignore you” – Steve Martin


538. “Openly share and talk to people about your idea. Use their lack of interest or doubt to fuel your motivation to make it happen.”


539. “Be the change you wish to see in the world” – Mahatma Gandhi


540. “Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” — Biz Stone


541. “You only have to do a few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.” – Warren Buffett


542. “The only way you are going to have success is to have lots of failures first.” – Sergey Brin


543. “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” – Henry Ford


544. “A year from now you may wish you had started today.” – Karen Lamb


545. “The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.” – John C. Maxwell


546. “Motivation is the catalyzing ingredient for every successful innovation.” – Clayton Christensen, economist and Harvard professor


547. “Don't let someone else's opinion of you become your reality” — Les Brown


548. “Have the end in mind and every day make sure your working towards it” – Ryan Allis


549. “In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.”


550. “The secret of the team’s success is easy – unity and hard work.” – David Beckham


551. “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.”— Steve Jobs, co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Apple Inc.


552. “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”


553. “Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.” – Benjamin Button, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button


554. “Don’t follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.”


555. “Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.”


556. “No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team” – Reid Hoffman


557. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” – Estée Lauder


558. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” — Nelson Mandela


559. “Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure it just means you haven’t succeeded yet.” – Robert H. Schuller


560. “The goal as a company is to have customer service that is not just the best, but legendary.”


561. “The continuation of success depends on greediness, patience, and dissatisfaction.” – Dhirendra Pandey


562. “The way a team plays as a whole determines its success.” – Babe Ruth


563. “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” – Scott Belsky


564. “Always deliver more than expected.”


565. “Don’t play games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them.” – Tony Hsieh


566. “You reach a point where you don’t work for money.” – Walt Disney


567. “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader


568. “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” —Jane Goodall


569. “True freedom is understanding that we have a choice in who and what we allow to have power over us.”


570. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley


571. “Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark. Aim for the company of immortals.” ―David Ogilvy


572. “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” — Jim Rohn


573. “You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.”


574. “Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” – Napoleon Bonaparte


575. “Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever you were gonna do anyway.“ – Robert Downey Jr., American actor


576. “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t – you’re right.” — Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company


577. “The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and to influence their actions.”


578. “Someday is not a day of the week.” – Janet Dailey


579. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.” – Maya Angelou


580. “One finds limits by pushing them.” – Herbert Simon


581. “Every day that we spent not improving our products was a wasted day.” — Joel Spolsky


582. “You don’t need to have a 100-person company to develop that idea.” — Larry Page, co-founder of Google


583. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” —Anaïs Nin


584. “Here is the simple but powerful rule… always give people more than they expect to get.” – Nelson Boswell


585. “There is no substitute for hard work.” — Thomas Edison


586. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” — Aristotle, father of Western philosophy


587. “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” – Dwight Eisenhower


588. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”


589. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon


590. “We May Encounter Many Defeats But We Must Not Be Defeated.” – Maya Angelou, American poet, singer, and civil rights activist


591. “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” – Bill Gates


592. “Setting goal is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”


593. “The expert in anything was once a beginner.”


594. “There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them.” – Seth Godin


595. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.”


596. “If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large.” — Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO of Amazon


597. “Life is what happens when you’re making other plans.” – John Lennon


598. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote


599. “A man who has committed a mistake and doesn’t correct it is committing another mistake.” – Confucius Kongzi


600. “Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.” – George S. Patton


601. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”


602. “You never achieve real success unless you like what you are doing.”


603. “I've searched all the parks in all the cities and found no statues of committees.” —Gilbert K. Chesterton


604. “The best startups generally come from somebody needing to scratch an itch” – Michael Arrington


605. “When you serve the customer better, they always return on your investment.”


606. “Where we fall are the stepping-stones for our journey.” – Lolly Daskal


607. “Take risks. Failure is a stepping stone to success.” — Arianna Huffington


608. “Paying attention to simple little things that most men neglect makes a few men rich.” – Henry Ford


609. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing; that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar


610. “Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create” – Oprah Winfrey


611. “Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it.” – Sam Ewing


612. “Success is falling nine times and getting up ten.” – Jon Bon Jovi


613. Robert H. Schuller: “Tough times never last, but tough people do.”


614. “If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.”


615. “You become what you think about.” – Napoleon Hill


616. “Success is how high you bounce after you hit bottom.”


617. “If you never want to be criticized, for goodness’ sake don’t do anything new.” – Jeff Bezos


618. “Nothing works better than just improving your product.” — Joel Spolsky, co-founder of Stack Overflow


619. “I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse.” – Florence Nightingale


620. “Longevity is a fleeting moment that lasts forever.”


621. “Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” — Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks


622. “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” – Drew Houston


623. “However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.” – Stephen Hawking


624. “I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.” — Estee Lauder, founder of Estee Lauder Cosmetics


625. “Customer don’t expect you to be perfect. They do expect you to fix things when they go wrong.”


626. “Every day that we spent not improving our products was a wasted day” – Joel Spolsky


627. “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.”


628. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” —Estée Lauder


629. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”


630. “A ship in the harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”


631. “If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember this whole thing was started by a mouse.” – Walt Disney


632. “Do, or do not. There is no try.”


633. “You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there.”


634. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”


635. “Why do we fall sir? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up.” – Alfred, Batman Begins


636. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”


637. “The only thing worse than starting something and failing… Is not starting something” – Seth Godin


638. “The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer.”


639. “What can go wrong, will go wrong.” – Ozzy Osbourne