18 Inspirational Quotes for Small Businesses

As leaders and entrepreneurs, we need to understand that everything we create today has the potential to shape the future and the generations to come. The idea behind the inspirational quotes below is to inspire and motivate to help you reach your goals and to help you overcome your fears and uncertainties.


1. “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

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

Albert Einstein

3. “Life isn’t about finding yourself, it’s about creating yourself.”

 George Bernard Shaw

4. “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.”

 Les Brown

5. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.”

 Robert Louis Stevnson

6. “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”

 Marcus Aurelius

7. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

Theodore Roosevelt

8. “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.”

 Bill Cosby

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

Peter Drucker

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

Peter Drucker

11. “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything”

George Bernard Shaw

12. “Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.”

Pablo Picasso

13. “The grass is greener where you water it.”

Neil Baringham

14. “First seek to understand, then to be understood.”

Stephen Covey

15. “Hire character. Train skill.”

Peter Schutz

16. “It is not the strongest species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.”

Charles Darwin

17. “Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves- to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterdays by our today, to do our work with more force than ever before.”

Steward B. Johnson

18. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts”

Winston Churchill