15 Meaningful quotes about business

Business can be ruthless and, at times, finding your motivation to continue can be difficult. It’s times like these that we need to allow ourselves to be inspired and, for this reason, we have compiled a list of 15 meaningful quotes about business:

1. “Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it with use.”

Ruth Gordon

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

Norman Schwarzkopf

3. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

4. “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

5. “The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.”

Carlos Castaneda

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

Seth Godin

7. “The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm.”

Thomas J. Watson

8. “Look well to this day. Yesterday is but a dream and tomorrow is only a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well therefore to this day.”

Francis Gray

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

Sr. Thomas Watson

10. “The first one gets the oyster the second gets the shell.”

Andrew Carnegie

11. “The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do.”

Dennis Waitley

12. “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.

Cyril Northcote

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

Ted Turner

14. “The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.”

Henry Ford

15. “Ideas in secret die. They need light and air or they starve to death.”

Seth Godin