15 Famous Quotes on Business

If you’re looking for a special quote to print and hang next to your desk, or simply to write it down on a sticky note, you’re in luck. We’ve prepared a list of some of the best business quotes ever said:

1. “The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.”

Sven Goran Eriksson

2. “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”


 3. “Confidence is contagious; so is lack of confidence.”

Vince Lombardi

4. “When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.”

Arthur C. Clarke

5. “When you compete with a person, you only have to be as good or better than the person to win. If you compete with yourself, there is no limitation to how good you can be.”

Chu Chin-Ning

6. “Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.”

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

7. “The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get old ones out.”

Dee Hock

 8. “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.”

Pablo Picasso

9. “If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying.”

Coleman Hawkins

10. “If I had nine hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first six sharpening my axe.”

Abraham Lincoln

11. “Judge a man by his questions, not by his answers.”


12. “The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing”

Isaac Asimov

13. “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody.”

Herbert B. Swope

14. “Speed is useful only if you are running in the right direction.”

Joel Barker

15. “If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong.”

Charles Kettering



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