20 Short Quotes for Entrepreneurs

If you’re an entrepreneur looking for some inspiration, or just interested to see what other successful entrepreneurs have to say about starting a business, here are twenty awesome short quotes that might just give you a different perspective on things:


1. “Don’t set your goals by what other people deem important.” 

Jaachynma N.E. Agu

2. “Always make your future bigger than your past.”

Dan Sullivan

3. “Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship…the act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.”

Peter Drucker

4. “The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.”

Nolan Bushnell

5. “A company should limit its growth based on its ability to attract enough of the right people.”

Jim Collins

6. “To escape fear, you have to go through it, not around.”

Richie Norton

7. “The value of an idea lies in the using of it.”

Thomas Edison

8. “The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow.”

Ingvar Kamprad

9. “Get five or six of your smartest friends in a room and ask them to rate your idea.”

Mark Pincus

10. “It’s not that we need new ideas, but we need to stop having old ideas.”

Edwin Land

11. “If you’re interested in the living heart of what you do, focus on building things rather than talking about them.”

 Ryan Freitas

 12. “I don’t think an economic slump will hurt good ideas.”

Rob Kalin

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

Guy Kawasaki

14. “Every day that we spent not improving our products was a wasted day.”

Joel Spolsky

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

Biz Stone

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

Seth Godin

17. “Nothing will work unless you do.”

Maya Angelou

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

Roy Ash

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

Richard Branson

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

 Alan Scott