70 Business quotes to live by

Business could be difficult to pull through, mostly at the infant stage, with the excess nos. Most successful businessmen faced the difficulty in setting up and establishing. It is best to draw inspiration from them. So take these words to heart and get back on track each time it gets tougher.


  1. “There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” – Ray Goforth
  2. “Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts.” Winston Churchill
  3. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
  4. “Please think about your legacy, because you’re writing it every day.” – Gary Vaynerchuck
  5. “Brands mature over time, like a marriage. The bond you feel with your spouse is different than when you first met each other. Excitement and discovery are replaced by comfort and depth.” – Gary Vaynerchuck
  6. “You need to spend all of your time and energy on creating something that actually brings value to the people you’re asking for money!” – Gary Vaynerchuk
  7. “All your ideas may be solid or even good… But you have to Actually EXECUTE on them for them to matter.” – Gary Vaynerchuk
  8. “A penguin cannot become a giraffe, so just be the best penguin you can be.” – Gary Vaynerchuk
  9. “I hate how many people think “glass half-empty” when their glass is really four-fifths full. I’m grateful when I have one drop in the glass because I know exactly what to do with it.” – Gary Vaynerchuk
  10. “Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember – the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.” – Zig Ziglar
  11. “You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar
  12. “Outstanding people have one thing in common: An absolute sense of mission.” Zig Ziglar
  13. “In the real world, the smartest people are people who make mistakes and learn. In school, the smartest people don’t make mistakes.” – Robert Kiyosaki
  14. “Often, the more money you make the more money you spend; that’s why more money doesn’t make you rich – assets make you rich.” – Robert Kiyosaki
  15. “Don’t be addicted to money. Work to learn. Don’t work for money, work for knowledge.” – Robert Kiyosaki
  16. “Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” – Robert Kiyosaki
  17. “If you keep your eye on the profit, you’re going to skimp on the product. But if you focus on making really great products, then the profits will follow.” – Steve Jobs
  18. “If you keep your eye on the profit, you’re going to skimp on the product. But if you focus on making really great products, then the profits will follow.” – Steve Jobs
  19. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates
  20. “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” – Bill Gates
  21. “A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.” – Henry Ford
  22. “Happy employees lead to happy customers, which leads to more profits.” – Vaughn Aust
  23. “A person who never made a mistake, never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein
  24. “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” – Albert Einstein
  25. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” Wayne Dyer
  26. “There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction.” – Oprah Winfrey
  27. “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” – John F. Kennedy
  28. “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it,” – Andy Rooney
  29. “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T. S. Eliot
  30. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau
  31. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” Thomas Edison
  32. “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
  33. “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.” – Warren Buffett
  34. “To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” – Thomas Watson
  35. “The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm.” – Thomas Watson
  36. “There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them.” – Seth Godin
  37. “Ideas in secret die. They need light and air or they starve to death.” – Seth Godin
  38. “In a crowded marketplace, fitting in is a failure. In a busy marketplace, not standing out is the same as being invisible.” – Seth Godin
  39. “Don’t find customers for your products, find products for your customers.” – Seth Godin
  40. “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn
  41. “Almost everything worthwhile carries with it some sort of risk, whether it’s starting a new business, whether it’s leaving home, whether it’s getting married, or whether it’s flying in space.” – Chris Hadfield
  42. “If you’re competitor-focused, you have to wait until there is a competitor doing something. Being customer-focused allows you to be more pioneering.” – Jeff Bezos
  43. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does – Keep going.” – Sam Levenson
  44. “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
  45. “Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.” – Norman Schwarzkopf
  46. “Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.” – Vince Lombardi
  47. “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” – Vince Lombardi
  48. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.” – Maya Angelou
  49. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou
  50. “Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor.” – John Ciardi
  51. “You know, you don’t have to have money to be a successful businessperson. You don’t need a college degree, you just need a lot of common sense backed up by a willingness to work hard.” – Farrah Gray
  52. “The only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  53. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair
  54. “It’s not about having the right opportunities. It’s about handling the opportunities right.” Mark Hunter
  55. “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” – Walt Disney
  56. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Wail Disney
  57. “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.” – Sheryl Sandberg
  58. “Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.” – Christopher Morley
  59. “If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?” – Joe Namath
  60. “We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.” – George S. Patton
  61. “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” John R. Wooden
  62. “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
  63. “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
  64. “For all of its faults, it gives most hardworking people a chance to improve themselves economically, even as the deck is stacked in favor of the privileged few. Here are the choices most of us face in such a system: Get bitter or get busy.” – Bill O’ Reilly
  65. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon
  66. “It’s a matter of having principles. It’s easy to have principles when you’re rich. The important thing is to have principles when you’re poor.” – Ray Kroc
  67. “Ideas, even million-dollar ones, are most vulnerable in their infancy; don’t share them with too many people. However, don’t hide your plan from people who can help you move it forward.” – Sara Blakely
  68. “Failure is not attached to outcome, but in not trying. This way, it is about answering to yourself.” – Sara Blakely
  69. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” John D. Rockefeller
  70. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt

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