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950 Motivational Business Success Quotes (2023)

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


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


3. “A friendship founded on business is a good deal better than a business founded on friendship.”


4. “Best startups generally come from somebody needing to scratch an itch.” — Michael Arrington


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


6. “BUYING AND SELLING SERVICE IS MY BEST KNOWN BUSINESS.”


7. “Ideas are commodity. Execution of them is not.” — Michael Dell


8. “Make a Customer, Not a sale.”


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


10. “If you want to grow you have to do something different from the majority of people.” — Lakshmi Mittal


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


12. “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” —Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off


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


14. “Don’t be evil” – Larry Page


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


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


17. John A. Shedd: “A ship in the harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”


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


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


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


21. “Always deliver more than expected.” —Larry Page, co-founder of Google


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


23. Don’t Count the Days, Make the Days Count


24. “Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop.”


25. Don't you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct.


26. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures; learn from them and start again.” —Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group


27. “Data beats emotions.” – Sean Rad, Co-Founder of Adly and Tinder


28. “Where do you put the fear when you choose to innovate? The fear is there, but you have to find a place to put it.”


29. “When you cease to dream you cease to live.”


30. “Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.” – Henry Ford


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


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


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


34. “Today’s accomplishments were yesterday’s impossibilities.” —Robert H. Schuller, motivational speaker


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


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


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


38. “Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.”


39. “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” - Steve Jobs


40. “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


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


42. If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up. - J.M. Power


43. “If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” – Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder of LinkedIn


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


45. “There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction.” – Oprah Winfrey


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


47. “Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.”


48. “Sometimes it is the people who no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.” —Alan Turing, The Imitation Game


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


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


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


52. “Product market fit (PMF) or die”


53. If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can't hear them anymore.


54. “Comfort is the enemy of achievement.” – Farrah Gray


55. “The value of an idea lies in the using of it.” – Thomas Edison, late Co-Founder of General Electric


56. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” - Coco Chanel


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


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


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


60. “Success isn’t overnight. It’s when everyday you get a little better than the day before. It all adds up.” – Dwayne Johnson


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


62. “You renew yourself every day. Sometimes you’re successful, sometimes you’re not, but it’s the average that counts.”


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


64. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney, co-founder of the Walt Disney Company


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


66. “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” —Drew Houston, founder and CEO of Dropbox


67. “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” – John F. Kennedy, 35th U.S. president


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


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


70. “When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue.”


71. “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill


72. “There is only one success- to be able to spend your life in your own way.”


73. “I failed my way to success.”


74. “No great achiever—even those who made it seem easy—ever succeeded without hard work.” —Jonathan Sacks, author and politician


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


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


77. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” - Henry Ford


78. When You Feel Like Quitting, Remember Why You Started


79. “Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.” – Shah Rukh Khan


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


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


82. “Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.” – Sigmund Freud, neurologist and founder of psychoanalysis


83. “You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” —Sam Levenson, humorist


84. Treat your business like a business and people will respect your business.


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


86. “Get five or six of your smartest friends in a room and ask them to rate your idea.” —Mark Pincus, CEO of Zynga


87. “A business becomes successful when it becomes mutually beneficial for you and your customers.” – Pooja Agnihotri


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


89. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill


90. You never lose in business, either you win or you learn.


91. “Poor people have big TV. Rich people have big library.” – Jim Rohn


92. “When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’” —Sydney Harris, journalist


93. “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon


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


95. “Strength shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald, fiction writer


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


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


98. “I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.” – G.K. Chesterton


99. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”


100. “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


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


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


103. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”


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


105. Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.


106. “Employees want to feel inspired by their leaders…hire individuals who will lead by example.” – Jody Kohner, EVP global enablement, Salesforce


107. “Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.” – Norman Schwarzkopf


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


109. “Data beats emotions.” —Sean Rad, founder of Tinder


110. “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford


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


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


113. Great Things Never Come From Comfort Zones


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


115. “Don’t worry about failure. You only have to be right once.” — Drew Houston


116. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.”


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


118. “Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.”


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


120. “Success is very much the intersection of luck and hard work.”


121. “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” – Benjamin Franklin


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


123. “Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.” – Earl Nightingale


124. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” – Steve Jobs


125. “The difference between a boss and a leader: a boss says ‘Go!’ – a leader says, ‘Let’s go!’.”


126. “I’m not a businessman. I’m a business, man.” – Jay-Z


127. “Anything that is measured and watched, improves.” — Bob Parsons


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


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


130. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs


131. “Always forgive your enemies. Nothing annoys them more.” – Oscar Wilde


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


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


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


135. “Learning from each mistake requires self-awareness and humility, but it can be one of the biggest keys to reaching your full potential.”


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


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


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


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


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


141. “Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.” – J. Paul Getty


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


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


144. “Get big quietly, so you don’t tip off potential competitors.” — Chris Dixon


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


146. Unknown: “You have to believe it before you see it.”


147. “If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” — Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn


148. “If you broke a lot of rules as a kid, you’d probably make a great entrepreneur.” - Harley Finkelstein, president of Shopify


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


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


151. “Effectively, change is almost impossible without industry-wide collaboration, cooperation and consensus.”


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


153. “Before dreaming about the future or making plans, you need to articulate what you already have going for you – as entrepreneurs do.”


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


155. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”


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


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


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


159. “I couldn’t wait for success, so I went ahead without it.” – Jonathan Winters


160. “Trying to do it all and expecting it all can be done exactly right is a recipe for disappointment. Perfection is the enemy.” ― Sheryl Sandberg


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


162. “Be brutally honest about the short term, and optimistic and confident about the long term.”


163. “If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.”


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


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


166. “Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.” – Baltasa


167. “All humans are entrepreneurs not because they should start companies but because the will to create is encoded in human DNA.” — Reid Hoffman


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


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


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


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


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


173. Believe you can and you're halfway there. - Theodore Roosevelt


174. “Working together as a team helps build a cohesive organization.”


175. I didn't get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.


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


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


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


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


180. “I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one.” – Bill Gates, Co-Founder of Microsoft Corporation


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


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


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


184. “You don’t achieve success, you attract success.”


185. “People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.” – Harvey MacKay


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


187. “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” T.S. Eliot, Poet


188. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso


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


190. “Only those who are asleep make no mistakes.”


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


192. “I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.”


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


194. “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


195. The Real Risk is Doing Nothing


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


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


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


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


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


201. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” - Simon Sinek


202. “It takes 20 years to make an overnight success.” – Eddie Cantor


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


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


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


206. The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.


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


208. It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.


209. “Optimize profit, not leads.”


210. Share your "why"


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


212. “No great achiever – even those who made it seem easy – ever succeeded without hard work.” — Jonathan Sacks


213. “Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.” – Henry Ford


214. “I’m not a genius. I’m just a tremendous bundle of experience.” – R. Buckminster Fuller


215. “Know what your customer want most and what your company does best. Focus on where those two meet.”


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


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


218. “We are really competing against ourselves, we have no control over how other people perform.”


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


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


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


222. “Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” - Seth Godin


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


224. “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


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


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


227. “Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.” - Jim Rohn


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


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


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


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


232. “Every day that we spent not improving our products was a wasted day.” —Joel Spolsky, co-founder of Stack Overflow


233. “Always look for the fool in the deal. If you don’t find one, it’s you.” —Mark Cuban, AXS TV chairman and entrepreneur


234. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” - Henry David Thoreau


235. “Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.”


236. “Growth and comfort do not coexist.” ― Ginni Rometty


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


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


239. “Profit focus beats lead focus every time.”


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


241. “Business has only two functions – marketing and Innovation.”


242. “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” —Colin R. Davis, conductor for the London Symphony Orchestra


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


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


245. “You must not only aim right but draw the bow with all your might.”


246. “If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.” – John D. Rockefeller


247. “You are in control of your priorities – you can erase old priorities and define new priorities at will.”


248. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” —Babe Ruth, professional baseball player


249. “Unless you dream, you’re not going to achieve anything.” – Richard Branson


250. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” —Og Mandino, author


251. “Focusing on Earning the Right will have an incredible effect on the success of every single sales call that you will make from this day on.”


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


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


254. “Education costs money. But then so does ignorance.” —Sir Claus Moser, statistician


255. “Many times a company’s superpower is not the branding image, advertising budget or selling skills, but it is empathy.”


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


257. “Great men are not born great, they grow great.” —Vito Corleone, The Godfather


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


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


260. “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”


261. “Hire character. Train skill.”


262. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” —Thomas Jefferson, Founding Father and President of the United States


263. “Every man dies, but not every man really lives.” —William Wallace, Braveheart


264. “I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.”


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


266. “To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” — Thomas Watson


267. “A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.”


268. “Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.”


269. “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But you can either run from it, or learn from it.” —Rafiki, The Lion King


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


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


272. Don’t Wait for Opportunity, Create it


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


274. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee


275. Action is the Foundational Key to Success


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


277. “I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one.” —Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft


278. “We’re all somebody’s prospect; we’re all somebody’s customer.”


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


280. “If you push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking risk, really amazing things can happen.” — Marissa Mayer


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


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


283. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” - Napoleon Hill


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


285. “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” — Winston Churchill


286. “A full belly is little worth where the mind is starved.” - Mark Twain


287. “Everything starts with the customer.”


288. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” - Albert Einstein


289. “Risk-taking is the cornerstone of empires.”


290. “You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills.” – Jim Rohn


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


292. “Chase the vision, not the money; the money will end up following you.” – Tony Hsieh, late CEO of Zappos


293. “Remain a lifelong student. Don’t lose that curiosity.”


294. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.”


295. “A goal without a plan is just a wish.”


296. “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” —Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company


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


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


299. “To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” – Thomas Watson


300. “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”


301. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”


302. “If you are going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill


303. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”


304. “The only thing worse than starting something and failing … is not starting something.” – Seth Godin, Founder of Squidoo and Yoyodyne


305. “Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” – Howard Schultz, Co-Founder and Interim CEO of Starbucks


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


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


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


309. “I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the most important thing.”


310. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.”


311. “There is no shortcut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation – veneer isn’t worth anything.” – George Washington Carver


312. “Business is all about relationships, how well you build them determines how well they build your business.”


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


314. Pick who you listen to.


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


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


317. “Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.” – Sigmund Freud


318. “No man can be successful, unless he first loves his work.” – David Sarnoff, late CEO of RCA


319. ”Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration.”


320. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”


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


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


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


324. “I didn't have the time, but I made time.


325. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”


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


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


328. “Do what you love and success will follow. Passion is the fuel behind a successful career.”


329. “Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity”


330. “Don’t pass up something that’s attractive today because you think you will find something better tomorrow.” - Warren Buffett


331. “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” Babe Ruth, Baseball Player


332. “You don’t build a business. You build people and people build the business.”


333. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” —Samuel Beckett, Irish avant-garde novelist and playwright


334. “Achievement is talent plus preparation.” – Malcolm Gladwell


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


336. “Don’t try to be original, just try to be good.” —Paul Rand, graphic designer


337. “Beware of any enterprise requiring new clothes.” – Henry David Thoreau


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


339. “The only thing worse than starting something and failing … is not starting something.” —Seth Godin, author, entrepreneur, and blogger


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


341. “What we do in life echoes in eternity.” —Maximus, Gladiator


342. “If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.”


343. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson


344. If at first, you don’t succeed, try again.


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


346. Success is Not Final, Failure is Not Fatal: it is the Courage to Continue that Counts


347. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” — Walt Disney


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


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


350. “Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.”


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


352. “Data beats emotions.”


353. “I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” - Albert Einstein


354. “Anything that is measured and watched improves.” —Bob Parsons, founder of GoDaddy


355. “There is simply no substitute for hard work when it comes to achieving success.” —Heather Bresch, CEO of Mylan


356. If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. - John Wooden


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


358. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” - Estée Lauder


359. “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.


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


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


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


363. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”


364. “I’ve been blessed to find people who are smarter than I am, and they help me to execute the vision I have.”


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


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


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


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


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


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


371. “Your Customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”


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


373. “Vision without action is a daydream.” - Karthik Shankar


374. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” – Maya Angelou


375. Albert Einstein: “Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”


376. “Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” —Will Rogers, performer


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


378. “Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.” – Babe Ruth


379. “We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” —Maya Angelou, poet, singer, and civil rights activist


380. “Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.” – Zig Ziglar


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


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


383. Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art. It is a practice.


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


385. “Always deliver more than expected.” – Larry Page, Co-Founder of Google


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


387. “The well-satisfied customer will bring the repeat sale that counts.”


388. “Setting Goal is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


397. Become a dictator of your own diary.


398. “Most of our competitors were one-product wonders … They would do their one product, but never get their engineering sorted out.” – Bill Gates


399. “A minute’s success pays the failure of years.” – Robert Browning


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


401. “You can’t ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.”


402. “The type of person you are is usually reflected in your business. To improve your business, first improve yourself.” ― Idowu Koyenikan


403. “Business is the salt of life.”


404. “I definitely see a correlation between how many things a company gets right and how fast a company grows.” - Garrett Camp, co-founder of Uber


405. “You have to believe in yourself when no one else does—that makes you a winner right there.” —Venus Williams, professional tennis player


406. “A winner never stops trying.”


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


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


409. “Success is not in what you have, but who you are.”


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


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


412. “Business in a combination of War and sport.” – Andre Maurois


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


414. “Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.”


415. “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.”


416. “All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.” – Mark Twain


417. “How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top.”


418. “Timing, perseverance and 10 years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” – Biz Stone, Co-Founder of Twitter


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


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


421. 80% of Success is Showing Up


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


423. “The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm.” – Thomas Watson


424. Success isn’t Always about Greatness. It’s about Consistency


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


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


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


428. “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” – Drew Houston, Co-Founder and CEO of Dropbox


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


430. “Be passionate and move forward with gusto every single hour of every single day, until you reach your goal.” - Ava DuVernay, filmmaker


431. “It’s a common misconception that money is every entrepreneur’s metric for success. It’s not, and nor should it be.”


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


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


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


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


436. “The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” – Ernest Hemingway


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


438. “Talent alone won’t make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at the right time, unless you are ready.” – Johnny Carson


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


440. “Try not to become a man of success. Rather, become a man of value.” —Albert Einstein, theoretical physicist


441. “An obstacle is often a stepped stone.”


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


443. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” – Henry Ford


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


445. “Showing a profit means touching something and leaving it better than you found it.” — Jim Rohn


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


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


448. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.”


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


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


451. “If you don’t love something, you’re not going to go the extra mile, work the extra weekend, challenge the status quo as much.” – Steve Jobs


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


453. “I used to use business to make money. But I’ve learned that business is a tool. You can use it to support what you believe in.” ― Po Bronson


454. “The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people.” — Tom Peters


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


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


457. Success is Walking from Failure to Failure


458. “For every sale you miss because you’re too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you’re not enthusiastic enough.” – Zig Ziglar


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


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


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


462. “The type of person you are is usually reflected in your business. To improve your business, first improve yourself.”


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


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


465. “Success is not what you have, but who you are.”


466. “It doesn’t matter how many times you have failed. You only have to be right once.” - Mark Cuban


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


468. “The key is not to prioritize what's on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.”


469. “Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.” – Winston Churchill


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


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


472. “Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell ‘em, ‘Certainly I can!’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.”


473. “Stay self-funded as long as possible.” – Garrett Camp, Founder of Expa, Uber and StumbleUpon


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


475. “A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.” -Jeff Bezos


476. “Life is fragile. We’re not guaranteed a tomorrow, so give it everything you’ve got.” – Tim Cook, CEO of Apple


477. “If you’re trying to create a company, it’s like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.” -Elon Musk


478. “Success is finding satisfaction in giving a little more than you take.” – Christopher Reeve


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


480. “Avoiding mistakes costs more than making them.” Omer Shai, CMO of Wix.com


481. “It’s time for you to move, realizing that the thing you are seeking is also seeking you.” - Iyanla Vanzant, inspirational speaker


482. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.”


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


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


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


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


487. “If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.”


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


489. “Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success.” – C. S. Lewis


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


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


492. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”


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


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


495. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”


496. “There is no better measure of your values than how you spend your time.” - Scott Belsky, co-founder of Behance


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


498. “The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.”


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


500. Stay positive, work hard, and make it happen.


501. “Being a good employee is a service to the whole economy.”


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


503. “If you don’t understand the details of your business you are going to fail.”


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


505. Abu Bakr: “Knowledge without action is meaningless”


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


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


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


509. “Every contact we have with a customer influences whether or not they’ll come back. We have to be great every time or we’ll lose them.”


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


511. “It’s important to be willing to make mistakes. The worst thing that can happen is you become memorable.” - Sara Blakely


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


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


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


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


516. “Play by the rules, but be ferocious.” Phil Knight, Founder of Nike


517. “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.’”


518. “The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.” - Vince Lombardi, football coach and NFL executive


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


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


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


522. “Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.”


523. “We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in.”


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


525. “If there is one trait that your brand must speak of, it is trust.”


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


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


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


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


530. “Businessmen must move with the times…the correlation between knowledge and business as the key to success is closer than ever.” — Li Ka-shing


531. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ―George Bernard Shaw, playwrighter


532. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.”


533. “There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there — you must go beyond them.” – Bruce Lee


534. “My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people’s.” – Oscar Wilde


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


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


537. “When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue.” — Josh James


538. “Stay self-funded as long as possible.” —Garrett Camp, founder of Expa, Uber, and StumbleUpon


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


540. “It’s more effective to do something valuable than to hope a logo or name will say it for you.”


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


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


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


544. If you push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking a risk, really amazing things can happen.


545. “If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large.” – Jeff Bezos, Founder and Executive Chairman of Amazon


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


547. “The best customer service is if the customer doesn’t need to call you, doesn't need to talk to you. It just works.” - Jeff Bezos


548. “Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.” – Jack Dorsey, Co-Founder and former CEO of Twitter


549. “It’s not an experiment if you know it’s going to work.”


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


551. “In the world of business, the people who are most successful are those who are doing what they love.” - Warren Buffett


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


553. “If you’re changing the world, you’re working on important things. You’re excited to get up in the morning.” - Larry Page, CEO of Google


554. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” —Stephen Covey, educator, author, and businessman


555. Don't x-ray people's pockets. You provide value and people will pay.


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


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


558. “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein


559. “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein


560. “Outstanding people have one thing in common: An absolute sense of mission.” – Zig Ziglar


561. “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.”


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


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


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


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


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


567. Success is Where Preparation & Opportunity Meet


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


569. “Turn a perceived risk into an asset.”


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


571. “A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.”


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


573. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” – Zig Ziglar


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


575. “People think innovation is just having a good idea, but a lot of it is just moving quickly and trying a lot of things.” - Mark Zuckerberg


576. “Lean forward into your life. Begin each day as if it were on purpose.” ―Mary Anne Radmacher, author


577. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.”


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


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


580. “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.”


581. “A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.”


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


583. “Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.”— Tony Hsieh


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


585. “Get big quietly so you don’t tip off potential competitors.” – Chris Dixon, Co-Founder of Hunch


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


587. “You never lose a dream. It just incubates as a hobby.”


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


589. “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”


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


591. “Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition – in having put forth the best within you.” – Henry J. Kaiser


592. “Wonder what your customer really wants? Ask. Don’t tell.”


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


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


595. “If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.” – Maya Angelou


596. “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”


597. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.”—Michael Jordan, former professional basketball player


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


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


600. “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” —Jim Rohn, entrepreneur, author, and motivational speaker


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


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


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


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


605. “By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.”


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


607. The key to success is action.


608. “Most ideas are born and lost in isolation.”


609. “Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.” - Mae Jemison


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


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


612. “The value of an idea lies in the using of it.” — Thomas Edison


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


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


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


616. “Tell me how you use your spare time, and how you spend your money, and I will tell you where and what you will be in ten years from now.”


617. “Success is survival.” – Leonard Cohen


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


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


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


621. “Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop.” – Jeffrey Zeldman, Founder of “A List Apart” magazine


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


623. “I do not know the word ‘quit.’ Either I never did, or I have abolished it.” – Susan Butcher, sled dog racer


624. “If you are going to be in business, you must learn about money: how it works, how it flows, and how to put it to work for you.”


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


626. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.”


627. “You will never be completely ready. Start from wherever you are.”


628. “Failure is success if we learn from it.” – Malcolm Forbes


629. “An idea can only become a reality once it is broken down into organized, actionable elements.” - Scott Belsky


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


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


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


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


634. “In a busy marketplace, not standing out is the same as being invisible.”


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


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


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


638. “The road to success is always under construction.”


639. “The best reason to start an organization is to make meaning; to create a product or service to make the world a better place.”


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


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


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


643. “Everything in life has some risk, and what you have to actually learn to do is how to navigate it.” - Reid Hoffman


644. “Fail often so you can succeed sooner.” – Tom Kelley, Founder and Chairman of D4V and Partner of Ideo


645. “I got lucky because I never gave up the search. Are you quitting too soon? Or are you willing to pursue luck with a vengeance too?”


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


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


648. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” – Suzy Kassem


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


650. “Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.” – Anthony Volodkin, Founder of Hype Machine


651. “If people haven’t laughed at your dreams, then you aren’t dreaming big enough. Just keep pushing forward.” - Daymond John


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


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


654. Success is No Accident


655. “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”


656. Don't wait until it's perfect. Perfection is the enemy of entrepreneurship.


657. “There is no substitute for victory.” – Douglas MacArthur


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


659. “Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” - Oprah Winfrey


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


661. Surround yourself with people who have been where you are trying to go.


662. “All you have in business is your reputation – So it’s very important that you keep your work.”


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


664. “The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try.”


665. “Whether you think you can or think you can’t – you’re right.” – Henry Ford, late Founder of Ford Motor Company


666. “As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.”


667. “Success is best when it’s shared.” – Howard Schultz


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


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


670. “What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.” – Bob Dylan


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


672. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs


673. “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.”


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


675. “Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.” Sigmund Freud, Neurologist


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


677. “Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.” — Anthony Volodkin, founder of Hype Machine


678. In the End We Only Regret the Chances We Didn’t Take


679. “Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.” —Guy Kawasaki, entrepreneur and co-founder of Alltop


680. “Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” – Theodore Roosevelt


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


682. “Get closer than ever to your customers. So close that you tell them what they need well before they realize it themselves.”


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


684. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt


685. “Someday is not a day of the week.” —Janet Dailey, author


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


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


688. “There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.” – Jason Fried, Co-Founder and CEO of 37signals


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


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


691. Whether you think you can or you can't, you're right.


692. “The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.” —Will Rogers, performer


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


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


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


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


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


698. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” —Les Brown, motivational speaker


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


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


701. “Good order is the foundation of all things.”


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


703. “Business has only two functions – marketing and innovation.” – Peter Drucker


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


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


706. “No matter what, expect the unexpected. And whenever possible, be the unexpected.” - Lynda Barry, cartoonist, author, and motivational speaker


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


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


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


710. “Word of mouth is the best medium of all.” – William Bernbach


711. “Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration.”


712. “Everything started as nothing.”


713. “Choose a job that you like, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”


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


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


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


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


718. “Winners never quit and quitters never win.”


719. “It’s not about how to get started; it’s about how to get noticed.” – Steve Case, former CEO of America Online


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


721. “Business opportunities are like buses: there’s always another one coming.” - Richard Branson


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


723. “An entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create.” – David Karp, Founder of Tumblr


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


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


726. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” — Walt Disney, co-founder of the Walt Disney Company


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


728. “If you’re passionate about something and you work hard, then I think you will be successful.” —Pierre Omidyar, founder and chairman of eBay


729. If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.


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


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


732. “Diligence is the mother of good luck.” —Benjamin Franklin, a Founding Father of the United States


733. “Get big quietly, so you don’t tip off potential competitors.”


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


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


736. “Don’t start a business unless it’s an obsession and something you love. If you have an exit strategy, it’s not an obsession.” - Mark Cuban


737. “Surviving a failure gives you more self–confidence. Failures are great learning tools… but they must be kept to a minimum.” – Jeffrey Immelt


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


739. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair


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


741. “Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.”


742. “The man with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.” - Mark Twain


743. “Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional.” —Roger Crawford, public speaker, author, and certified tennis professional


744. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” —Theodore Roosevelt, 26th president of the United States


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


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


747. “You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” ―Oprah Winfrey, media proprietor


748. “Capital isn’t scarce. Vision is.”


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


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


751. “When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.” - Elon Musk


752. “Fearlessness is not the absence of fear. It's the mastery of fear. It's about getting up one more time than we fall down.” - Arianna Huffington


753. “Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others.” – Amelia Earhart


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


755. “To think is easy, to act is difficult. To act as one thinks is the most difficult.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goeth


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


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


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


759. “Reconnect with the highest truth and ignite the divine sparks in you.”


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


761. “The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.”


762. “Anything that is measured and watched improves.” – Bob Parsons, Founder of GoDaddy and CEO of Parsons Xtreme Golf


763. “Money is like gasoline during a road trip. You don’t want to run out of gas on your trip, but you’re not doing a tour of gas stations.”


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


765. “Failure is success if we learn from it.” —Malcolm Forbes, entrepreneur and former publisher of Forbes magazine


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


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


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


769. Dream big. Start small. But most of all, start.


770. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller


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


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


773. “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.” —John Keating, Dead Poets Society


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


775. “If you start thinking that only your biggest and shiniest moments count, you're setting yourself up to feel like a failure most of the time.”


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


777. “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” — Henry Ford


778. Unknown: “Never underestimate the power of a t-shirt.”


779. “If you push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking risk, really amazing things can happen.”


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


781. Marian Wright Edelman: “Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.”


782. “BUSINESS, IS NOT ABOUT FINDING THE RIGHT JOB, IT'S ABOUT FINDING THE RIGHT VACANCY”


783. “Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember – the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.” – Zig Ziglar


784. Either Run the Day or the Day Runs You


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


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


787. “Dreams do not come true just because you dream them. It’s hard work that makes things happen. It’s hard work that creates change.”


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


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


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


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


792. “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.”


793. “Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.”


794. “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”


795. “Always deliver more than expected.”


796. “Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs


797. “Advertising is only evil when it advertises evil things” – David Ogilvy


798. “An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.” – Jack Welch


799. “Much effort, much prosperity.” – Euripides


800. “Don’t be cocky. Don’t be flashy. There’s always someone better than you.” —Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos


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


802. “People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.”


803. “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” —Charles Darwin, naturalist, geologist and biologist


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


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


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


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


808. “The road to success is always under construction.” — Lily Tomlin


809. Jack Ma: “In carrying out e-commerce, the most important thing is to keep doing what you are doing right now with passion, to keep it up.”


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


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


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


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


814. “There is little success where there is little laughter.” – Andrew Carnegie


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


816. “Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble-making individual.” - Natalie Clifford Barney, playwright and novelist


817. “You have to see failure as the beginning and the middle, but never entertain it as an end.” - Jessica Herrin


818. “Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.”


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


820. “If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large.”


821. “If you just work on stuff that you like and you’re passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out.”


822. “If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.” – Dhirubhai Ambani, founder, Reliance Industries


823. “Any time is a good time to start a company.” – Ron Conway, Founder and Co-Managing Partner of SV Angel


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


825. “Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.” —Dale Carnegie, writer


826. “Always deliver more than expected.” — Larry Page, co-founder of Google


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


828. “Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.” – Zig Ziglar


829. “I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.” —Jeff Bezos, founder, and CEO of Amazon


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


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


832. “Go after what customers want, and they will want you.”


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


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


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


836. “Startups are the truest passion projects.” - Vinay Kanchan


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


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


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


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


841. “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” —Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company


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


843. “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” – Abraham Lincoln


844. “The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.” – Vince Lombardi


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


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


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


848. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau


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


850. “Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.”


851. “A person who is quietly confident makes the best leader.” — Fred Wilson


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


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


854. “To win without risk is to triumph without glory.”


855. “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” – Walt Disney


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


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


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


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


860. “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” —Muhammad Ali, professional boxer


861. “Don’t bunt. Aim out of the ballpark. Aim for the company of immortals.” – David Ogilvy, Founder of Ogilvy & Mather


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


863. “I find that the harder I work the more luck I seem to have.”


864. “Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom.” – William George Jordan, writer/editor


865. “All lasting business is built on friendship.” – Alfred A. Montapert


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


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


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


869. “I cannot discover that anyone knows enough to say what is and what is definitely not possible.” – Henry Ford


870. “Whatever you are, be a good one.”


871. “The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop


872. “People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously.”


873. “In order to succeed. We must first believe that we can.”


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


875. “I dream, I test my dreams against my beliefs, I dare to take risks, and I execute my vision to make those dreams come true.” - Walt Disney


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


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


878. “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” - Winston Churchill


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


880. “Life is short, and it’s up to you to make it sweet.” - Sadie Delany, educator and civil rights pioneer


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


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


883. “Success comes when people act together; failure tends to happen alone.” – Deepak Chopra


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


885. “There is little success where there is little laughter.”


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


887. “We must intertwine business and ethics in a very fundamental way.” — Robert Bruner


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


889. “High expectations are the key to everything.”


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


891. “When you innovate, you’ve got to be prepared for everyone telling you you’re nuts.” – Larry Ellison, Co-Founder and CEO of Oracle


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


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


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


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


896. “The best way of learning about anything is by doing.”


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


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


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


900. “It’s almost always harder to raise capital than you thought it would be, and it always takes longer. So plan for that.”


901. “The heart and soul of a company is creativity and innovation.” – Robert Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company


902. “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.”


903. “I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.” - Virginia Rometty


904. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that other throw at him.”


905. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.”


906. “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won't so you can spend the rest of your life like most people cant.”


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


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


909. “If you've never tried, how will you ever know if there's any chance?"


910. “Success is not a one-time random life event. Success is a habit.”


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


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


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


914. “The secret to successful hiring is this: Look for the people who want to change the world.“ – Marc Benioff, Co-CEO of Salesforce


915. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”


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


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


918. “Your brand must communicate the value that you bring to a working relationship.”


919. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.”


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


921. “The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.”


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


923. “Find your passion… then it is no longer work!”


924. “High expectations are the key to absolutely everything.” – Sam Walton, late Founder of Walmart and Sam’s Club


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


926. “If you don't love what you do, you won’t do it with much conviction or passion.” - Mia Hamm


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


928. “If you don’t drive your business, you will be driven out of business.” – B. C. Forbes


929. “The only way around is through.” – Robert Frost


930. “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.


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


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


933. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” - Jim Rohn, entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker


934. “The most important single central fact about a free market is that no exchange takes place unless both parties benefit.” — Milton Friedman


935. “Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever you were gonna do anyway.“ —Robert Downey Jr., actor


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


937. Unknown: “Remember why you started.”


938. “Failure is not about insecurity, it’s about lack of execution.”


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


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


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


942. “It’s more effective to do something valuable than to hope a logo or name will say it for you.” – Jason Cohen


943. “Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.” - Anthony J. D'Angelo


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


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


946. “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ―Maya Angelou, poet, singer, and civil rights activist


947. “Your willingness to look at your darkness is what empowers you to change.”


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


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


950. “Get in good trouble, necessary trouble, and help redeem the soul of America.”

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