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800 Inspirational Start Your Own Business Quotes (2023)

1. “The secret of change is to focus all your energy not on fighting the old but on building the new.” —Socrates, father of Western philosophy


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


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


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


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


6. “Make a Customer, Not a sale.”


7. “Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel


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


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


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


11. “People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously.”


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


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


14. “Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop.” —Jeffrey Zeldman, entrepreneur and web designer


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


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


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


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


19. “Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.” –Guy Kawasaki, Alltop Co-Founder and Entrepreneur


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


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


22. “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.”


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


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


25. “There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.” —Jason Fried, 37signals founder and co-author of Rework


26. “always do what you believe to be right, even if others mock or criticize you about it”


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


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


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


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


31. “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


32. “If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.” – Zig Ziglar, writer and salesman


33. “Can’t forget you only get what you give.” – New Radicals


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


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


36. “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin


37. “People will always talk or think things no matter what you do. Do not concern yourself with that, you just mind your own business.”


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


39. “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


40. “The best way of learning about anything is by doing.”


41. Supporting another person’s success won’t ever damper yours. – Anonymus


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


43. “Interfering in someone else’s argument is as foolish as yanking a dog’s ears.”


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


45. “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” – Abraham Lincoln


46. “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


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


48. Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What's important is the action. You don't have to wait to be confident. Just do it, and eventually, the confidence will follow.


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


50. “Always think outside the box and embrace opportunities that appear, wherever they might be.” —Lakshmi Mittal, chairman & CEO of ArcelorMittal


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


52. “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.” - Oprah Winfrey


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


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


55. “The Business of Our Firm is Business"


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


57. “When you're following your inner voice, doors tend to eventually open for you, even if they mostly slam at first.”


58. “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” – John Wooden


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


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


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


62. “Not having a clear goal leads to death by a thousand compromises.”


63. “Do not give your attention to what others do or fail to do; give it to what you do or fail to do.”


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


65. “Life is the easiest and simplest when you mind your own business and are not distracted by anything else.”


66. “Any time is a good time to start a company.”


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


68. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” —Thomas Edison, entrepreneur and inventor


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


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


71. “Money Can make things better but a perfect relationship makes your life complete.”


72. “Don’t try to be original, just try to be good.”


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


74. “Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration has been minding my own business.”


75. “Don’t count the days. Make the days count.”


76. “I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.” - Virginia Rometty


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


78. “Never, never, never give up.” –Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister


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


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


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


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


83. “I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.”


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


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


86. “The secret to successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world.” –Marc Benioff, Salesforce CEO


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


88. “Remember to celebrate milestones as you prepare for the road ahead.” –Nelson Mandela, South African Leader


89. “You need to spend all of your time and energy on creating something that actually brings value to the people you’re asking for money!” – Gary Vaynerchuk


90. “High expectations are the key to everything.” –Sam Walton, Walmart Founder


91. “Success is a lot easier to reach if you just mind your own business and focus all your energy towards that instead of spreading yourself thin.”


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


93. “The dream is free. The hustle is sold separately.” – Unknown


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


95. “Mind your own business and don't eat junk food. Treat everyone the way you want to be treated, work hard and love what you do.”


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


97. “Ninety percent of all human wisdom is the ability to mind your own business.”


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


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


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


101. “Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice.”


102. “Never mind what others do; do better than yourself, beat your own record from day to day, and you are a success.”


103. The best compliment you can give is a referral. – Anonymus


104. “Don’t think about your errors or failures; otherwise, you’ll never do a thing.” – Bill Murray


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


106. “Don’t worry about failure. You only have to be right once.”


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


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


109. “You can’t have a million-dollar dream with a minimum-wage work ethic.” – Stephen C. Hogan


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


111. “I was taught to strive not because there were any guarantees of success but because the act of striving is in itself the only way to keep faith with life.”


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


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


114. “Make your team feel respected, empowered and genuinely excited about the company’s mission.” –Tim Westergen, Pandora Founder


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


116. “Your business values can make you soar above the competition.”


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


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


119. “You don't build a business, you build people, then people build the business.”


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


128. “Let people do what they need to do to make them happy. Mind your own business, and do what you need to do to make you happy.”


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


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


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


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


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


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


135. “Help your team feel more connected to your company by incorporating the right digital technology tools into their workflow.”


136. “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.’”


137. “The idea of strictly minding our own business is moldy rubbish. Who could be so selfish?”


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


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


140. “As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.” –Donald Trump, The Trump Organization President


141. “There’s a silly notion that failure’s not an option at NASA. Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough.” - Elon Musk


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


143. “The accident is your training. Life is a choice. You can choose to be a victim or anything else you’d like to be.” —Socrates, Peaceful Warrior


144. “I'm tired of people butting in and of unsolicited advice. Mind your own business and I’ll mind mine and we’ll both be happier.”


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


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


147. “Good things happen to those who hustle.” – Anais Nin


148. “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.”


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


156. “The Shoes Should fit! you can't build a business that is not yours.”


157. “Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.” –Stephen R. Covey, Author


158. “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.”


159. “There is little success where there is little laughter.”


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


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


162. “Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”


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


164. “Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.” - Marva Collins, educator and businesswoman


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


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


167. “Business is the best art”


168. “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?”


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


170. “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” – Frank Zappa


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


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


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


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


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


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


177. “Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.” – Jim Rohn


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


179. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”


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


181. “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


182. “The biggest fool is the one who minds the business of others rather than minding his very own.”


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


184. “The worst sin you can ever commit to yourself is to sit and wait for someone to give you money”


185. “I don't know how people get so anti-something. Just mind your own business, take care of your own affairs, and don't worry about other people so much.”


186. “Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”


187. “Done is better than perfect.”


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


189. “If you mind your own business, you'll stay busy all the time.”


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


191. “If you’re passionate about something and you work hard, then I think you will be successful.” –Pierre Omidyar, eBay Founder and Chairman


192. “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


193. “Position your value not your price”


194. “Keep your nose out of another's mess.”


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


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


197. “Always deliver more than expected.”


198. The key to success is action.


199. “Just a reminder, what other people think of you is none of your business.”


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


201. “When everyone minds his own business the work is done.”


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


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


204. “Success is empty if you arrive at the finish line alone. The best reward is to get there surrounded by winners.” - Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks


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


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


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


208. When you support a small business, you support a dream. – Anonymus


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


210. “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.”


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


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


213. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.”


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


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


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


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


218. “It’s not that we need new ideas, but we need to stop having old ideas.” — Edwin Land


219. You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy local and that’s kind of the same. – Anonymus


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


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


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


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


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


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


226. “Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns.”


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


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


229. “Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever you were gonna do anyway.“ —Robert Downey Jr., actor


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


231. “Stay hungry. Stay foolish.”


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


233. “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” —Steve Jobs, co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc.


234. “The hard thing about the business is minding your own.”


235. “Mind your own business. What your neighbor does (within the law) is none of your concern. Accept that behavior is not evil simply because it is different.”


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


237. Support your friend’s business and progression like you support the celebrities that you actually don’t know. – Anonymus


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


239. “Hakuna Matata… it means no worries!” – Lion King


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


241. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.”


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


243. “80% of your sales come from 20% of your clients.”


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


245. “You should set goals beyond your reach so you always have something to live for.”


246. “The secret of success in any field is redefining what success means to you.” – RuPaul


247. Mi Oon: “We all have things we must do that we don’t really care to do and things we must do that we don’t mind doing, then there’s the goofing off.”


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


249. “Bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.”


250. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”


251. “You are not your resume, you are your work.” — Seth Godin


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


253. “Mind your own business or you’ll lose your way into alluring procrastination in the form of gossiping about your competitor or in jealousy of your neighbor.”


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


255. “Customers don’t care about your solution. They care about their problems.”


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


264. “Startups are the truest passion projects.” - Vinay Kanchan


265. “When I hear somebody sigh, ‘life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask: ‘compared to what?'” – Sydney Harris


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


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


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


269. “My mom taught me a lot. A lot about minding your own business and leaving other people's business alone. And let them think what they want.”


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


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


272. “Any time is a good time to start a company.” –Ron Conway, Noted Startup Investor, SV Angel


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


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


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


276. “The only way around is through.” – Robert Frost


277. “I don’t build to have clients. I have clients in order to build.” – The Fountainhead


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


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


280. “Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.”


281. “Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.”


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


283. “Nothing works better than just improving your product.”


284. “Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever the f**k you were going to do anyway.”


285. “The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.” – Albert Einstein


286. You can unsubscribe anytime.


287. “If you are going through hell, keep going.”


288. “Ideas are commodity. Execution of them is not.” –Michael Dell, Dell Chairman and CEO


289. “However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.” —Stephen Hawking, English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author


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


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


292. “Your willingness to look at your darkness is what empowers you to change.”


293. A small business is an amazing way to serve and leave an impact on the world you live in. – Nicole Snow


294. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over.”


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


296. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”


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


298. “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


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


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


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


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


303. “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” —Muhammad Ali, professional boxer


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


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


306. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” – Maya Angelou


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


308. “Let them ask who you are but do not let others dictate who you should be.”


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


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


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


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


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


314. “A wise man can always be found alone because he minds his own business.”


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


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


317. “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.


318. Every small purchase makes a big difference. – Anonymus


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


320. “When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue.” – Josh James, CEO and co-founder of Omniture


321. “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ―Maya Angelou, poet, singer, and civil rights activist


322. “When you mind your own business you will never get caught up in all the nonsense.”


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


324. “Mind your own business. But love your neighbor as yourself.”


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


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


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


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


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


330. “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.’”


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


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


333. “Life is a game. Money is how we keep score.”


334. “You build on failure. Use it as a stepping stone and close the door on the past. Don’t try to forget the mistakes, but don’t dwell on it.” – Johnny Cash


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


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


337. “You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.”


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


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


340. “In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” - Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook


341. “A winner never stops trying.”


342. “You gotta run more than your mouth to escape the treadmill of mediocrity. A true hustler jogs during the day, and sleepwalks at night.” – Jarod Kintz


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


344. “I have a theory and I really believe it. I think your worst weakness can become your greatest single strength.”


345. “There is nothing more provocative than minding your own business.”


346. Unknown: “Remember why you started.”


347. “When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue.” –Josh James, Omniture CEO and Co-Founder


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


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


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


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


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


353. “In business, you don’t get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate.”


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


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


356. “If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.”


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


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


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


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


361. “Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic.” –Dale Carnegie, Author and Motivational Speaker


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


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


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


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


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


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


368. “If you don't love what you do, you won’t do it with much conviction or passion.” - Mia Hamm


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


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


371. “Waiting for perfect is never as smart as making progress.”


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


380. “Find a truly original idea. It is the only way I will ever distinguish myself. It is the only way I will ever matter.” —John Nash, A Beautiful Mind


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


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


383. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” —Japanese proverb


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


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


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


387. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.”


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


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


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


391. “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” –Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister


392. “What people in the world think of you is really none of your business.”


393. “It’s more effective to do something valuable than to hope a logo or name will say it for you.” —Jason Cohen, founder of Smartbear Software


394. “My life, my choices, my mistakes, my lessons – not your business.”


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


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


397. “You need to spend all of your time and energy on creating something that actually brings value to the people you’re asking for money!”


398. “If everybody minded their own business, the world would go around a great deal faster than it does.”


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


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


401. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over.” –Richard Branson, Virgin Group Founder


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


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


404. “Projections are just bullshit. They’re just guesses.” –Jason Fried, Founder, 37Signals


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


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


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


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


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


410. “To mind your own business incorporates the whole duty of man.”


411. “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.”


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


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


414. Support your friends. Don’t ask for free stuff, pay for it. Go to their shows, be the first to buy their products and promote their ideas. – Anonymus


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


416. “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.”


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


418. 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.”


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


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


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


422. “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


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


424. “Great things in business are never done by one person.”


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


426. “High expectations are the key to everything.”


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


428. “Someone I once knew wrote that we walk away from our dreams afraid that we may fail, or worse yet, afraid we may succeed.” —Forrester, Finding Forrester


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


430. “Mind your life and forget about the other's deeds, to each their own, as they all have said.”


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


432. “The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.”


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


434. “There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.” – Ronald Reagan


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


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


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


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


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


440. “Hustle until you no longer need to introduce yourself.” – Anonymous


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


450. “Margin” is the difference between the...


451. 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.”


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


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


454. “It’s looks smaller, I know, The way I can make it even BIGGER, The Business!”


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


456. “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.”


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


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


459. “Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.” —Oprah Winfrey, media proprietor


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


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


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


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


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


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


466. “Diligence is the mother of good luck.”


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


468. “Don’t worry about funding if you don’t need it. Today, it’s cheaper to start a business than ever.” —Noah Everett, founder of Twitpic


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


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


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


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


473. “The thing that motivates me is a very common form of motivation. And that is, with other folks counting on me, it’s so easy to be motivated.” - Jeff Bezos


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


475. “Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.” - Napoleon Hill


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


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


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


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


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


481. “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” —Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company


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


483. “Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.”


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


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


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


487. “If we did all the things we were capable of, we would astound ourselves” – Thomas Edison, inventor


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


489. “The best way to determine the Values you will enforce in your business is to clarify your personal values.”


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


491. “I could either watch it happen or be a part of it.”


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


493. Share your "why"


494. “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.” – Oprah Winfrey


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


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


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


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


499. “To succeed in business, you have to be willing to accomplish your goal by any moral means necessary.”


500. Become a dictator of your own diary.


501. A big business starts small. – Richard Branson


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


503. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that other throw at him.”


504. “Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I’ll tell you what they are.” — James W. Frick


505. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” –Babe Ruth, Baseball Legend


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


507. “You can build your business life where you are working with people you want to work with. Then it becomes a pleasure, and then you can do better.”


508. “The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.”


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


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


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


512. “Did you know that there are zero calories in minding your own damn business?”


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


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


515. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” —Earl Nightingale, radio speaker and author


516. “In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.”


517. “If you stop focusing on other people's life you'll have more time to fix your own life.”


518. “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.”


519. “Dedicate yourself to a core set of values. Without them, you will never be able to find personal fulfillment, and you will never be able to lead effectively.”


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


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


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


523. “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” —Jim Rohn, business philosopher


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


525. “I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.” - Virginia Rometty, former chairman, president and CEO of IBM


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


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


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


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


530. “Gossips always suspect that others are talking about them.”


531. “If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.” –Ray Kroc, McDonald’s Founder


532. “That the birds of worry and care fly over your head, this you cannot change, but that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent.”


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


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


535. “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.”


536. “Make somebody happy today, and mind your own business.”


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


538. “I’m just minding my own business and focusing on what I need to get done today. Nothing less and nothing more.”


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


548. “The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.”


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


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


551. “Success is a decision. Dare to choose it.”


552. “What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: know your product better than anyone. Know your customer and have a burning desire to succeed.”


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


554. “The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be.” —Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn


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


556. “Trust your instincts.” –Estée Lauder, Founder, Estée Lauder


557. “I failed my way to success.”


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


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


560. “To be busy minding other people's business, is to leave one's personal business unattended to.”


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


562. “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” –Wayne Gretzy, Hockey Star


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


570. “Let every man mind his own business.”


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


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


573. Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Our chief want in life, is someone who shall make us do what we can. This is the service of a friend. With him, we are easily great.”


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


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


576. “Some people don't understand that sitting in your own house in peace eating snacks and minding your own business is priceless.”


577. “Wonder what your customer really wants? Ask. Don’t tell.” –Lisa Stone, BlogHer Co-Founder and CEO


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


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


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


581. “Successful people never worry about what others are doing.”


582. Every time you spend money you’re casting a vote for the kind of world you want. – Anna Lappe


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


584. “If people haven’t laughed at your dreams, then you aren’t dreaming big enough. Just keep pushing forward.” - Daymond John, founder, President, and CEO of FUBU


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


596. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” –Bill Gates, Microsoft Founder and former CEO


597. “To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” – Thomas Watson Sr., CEO of International Business Machines


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


599. “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t -- you’re right.” –Henry Ford, Ford Motor Company Founder


600. “My life is mine to live – just like your life is yours to live – and is simply not your business.”


601. “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


602. “The question is not whether you have the money. It is whether you have the hustle. There's a difference!”


603. “The people seemed nearly ostentatious about minding their own business.”


604. “Be a Doer, not just a Dreamer.”


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


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


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


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


609. “Even if you don’t have the perfect idea to begin with, you can likely adapt.” –Victoria Ransom, Wildfire Interactive Co-Founder


610. “You don’t build a business, you build people, then people build the business.”


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


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


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


614. Giving a gift from a small business is giving a gift twice. – Anonymus


615. “I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.”


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


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


618. “The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.” –Walt Disney, Co-Founder, Disney


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


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


621. “If everything seems under control, you’re not going fast enough.”


622. “A business absolutely devoted to service will have one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.”


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


624. “Whatever you’re thinking, think bigger.”


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


626. “Give away your best information. Building this trust with prospects will result in bigger financial returns than bland content”


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


628. “One of the marks of successful people is they are action oriented. One of the marks of average people is they are talk oriented.” – Brian Tracy


629. “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


630. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” - Jim Rohn, entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker


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


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


633. “Failure and invention are inseparable twins. To invent you have to experiment, and if you know in advance that it’s going to work, it’s not an experiment.”


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


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


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