50 Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

We bring to you a galore of inspirational quotes to give you a dose of motivation. Work without passion, determination and vision is like a barren land, any effort remains futile if not nurtured properly. We have compiled 50 inspirational quotes for entrepreneurs by famous people, read them and get the required inspiration to succeed in life.


  1. The greatest achievement was at first, and for a time, but a dream.

-Napoleon Hill

  1. What separates the successful from the unsuccessful is the acknowledgement of weakness.  Bring your weaknesses to the front of the line, acknowledge them, and learn from them.  Think of them as a valuable tool rather than trash to take out.

-Tim Jahn

  1. All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.

-Walt Disney

  1. Success is how high you bounce after you hit bottom.

-General George Patton

  1. What the mind can conceive, it can achieve.

-Napoleon Hill

  1. If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.

-Milton Berle

  1. Only those who dare to fail greatly can achieve greatly.

-Robert F. Kennedy

  1. Don’t worry about retracing the path of ten thousand other creators. Make the journey your own with your honest, authentic thoughts and feelings. No one can accurately duplicate that.

-Mark Dykeman

  1. I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.


  1. Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.

-Mary Kay Ash

  1. We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.

-C.S. Lewis

  1. For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don’t believe, no proof is possible.

-Stuart Chase

  1. Everything’s in the mind. That’s where it all starts. Knowing what you want is the first step toward getting it.

-Mae West

  1. Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

-Norman Vincent Peale

  1. If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.

-John Wooden

  1. If you mind is empty, it is always ready for anything; it is open to everything.  In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few.

-Shunryu Suzuki Roishi

  1. Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.

-Harriet Tubman

  1. You get whatever accomplishment you are willing to declare.

-Georgia O’Keeffe

  1. You’ll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.

-Lou Holtz

  1. Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

-Henry Ford

  1. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.

-Jane Goodall

  1. Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!

-Audrey Hepburn

  1. Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.

-Leo Buscaglia

  1. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.

-David Brinkley

  1. Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.

-William James

  1. Before you can win, you have to believe you are worthy.

-Mike Ditka

  1. A man knows he has found his vocation when he stops thinking about how to live, and begins to live.

-Thomas Merton

  1. Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.

-Mark Victor Hansen

  1. Try and fail, but don’t fail to try.

-Stephen Kaggwa

  1. Entrepreneurs average 3.8 failures before final success. What sets the successful ones apart is their amazing persistence.

-Lisa M. Amos

  1. Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great.

-Orison Swett Marden

  1. The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business–or almost anywhere else for that matter.

-Lee Iacocca

  1. The entrepreneur is essentially a visualizer and actualizer… He can visualize something, and when he visualizes it he sees exactly how to make it happen.

-Robert L. Schwartz

  1. Success is not measured by what you accomplish but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.

-Orison Swett Marden

  1. Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.

-Conrad Hilton

  1. The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

-Vince Lombardi

  1. Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

-Napoleon Hill

  1. Real leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determination.


  1. The best helping hand that you will ever receive is the one at the end of your own arm.

-Fred Dehner

  1. If what you’re doing is not your passion, you have nothing to lose.


  1. We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

  1. The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

-William James

  1. Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.

-Napolean Hill

  1. To move ahead you need to believe in yourself…have conviction in your beliefs and the confidence to execute those beliefs.

-Adlin Sinclair

  1. The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.

-Debbi Fields

  1. To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

-Pierre Corneille

  1. Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were

-David Rockefeller

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

-Harold Geneen

  1. In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product and profits. Unless you’ve got a good team, you can’t do much with the other two.

-Lee Iacocca

  1. If you want to be successful in a particular field or endeavor, I think perseverance is one of the key qualities. It’s very important that you find something that you care about, that you have a deep passion for, because you’re going to have to devote a lot of your life to it.

-George Lucas

We hope that this article provides you with zest to move ahead in life. Happy reading!!

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