50 Inspirational Quotes from top Entrepreneurs.

Regardless of whether you're in the beginning periods of your start-up or searching for some motivation to continue onward.
Regardless of whether you're in the beginning periods of your start-up or searching for some motivation to continue onward.

Regardless of whether you’re in the beginning periods of your start-up or searching for some motivation to continue onward, we’ve aggregated 50 quotes for business visionaries. Keep in mind when beginning your own organization, it is not a sprint, it’s a marathon!

1. “Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career.” – Ryan Freitas, About.me co-founder

2. “Every time we launch a feature, people yell at us.” – Angelo Sotira, deviantART co-founder

3. “Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.” – Anthony Volodkin, Hype Machine founder

4. “Money is like gasoline during a road trip. You don’t want to run out of gas on your trip, but you’re not doing a tour of gas stations.” – Tim O’Reilly, O’Reilly Media founder and CEO

5. “If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large.” – Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO

6. “Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop.” – Jeffrey Zeldman, A List Apart Publisher

7. “Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.” – Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO

8. “The value of an idea lies in the using of it.” – Thomas Edison, General Electric Co-founder

9. “Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.” – Jack Dorsey, Twitter co-founder

10. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs, Apple Inc. co-founder, chairman and CEO

11. “The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow.” – Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA founder

12. “Always look for the fool in the deal. If you don’t find one, it’s you.” – Mark Cuban, AXS TV chairman and entrepreneur

13. “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” – Scott Belsky, Behance co-founder

14. “There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.” – Jason Fried, 37signals founder

15. “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” – Drew Houston, Dropbox founder + CEO

16. “Sustaining a successful business is a hell of a lot of work, and staying hungry is half the battle.” -Wendy Tan White, MoonFruit co-founder and CEO

17. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder

18. “If you define yourself by how you differ from the competition, you’re probably in trouble.” – Omar Hamoui, AdMob co-founder

19. “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” – Steve Jobs, Apple Inc. co-founder, chairman and CEO

20. “If you just work on stuff that you like and you’re passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out.” -Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder

21. “Wonder what your customer really wants? Ask. Don’t tell.” – Lisa Stone, BlogHer co-founder and CEO

22. “If you’re passionate about something and you work hard, then I think you will be successful.” – Pierre Omidyar, Ebay founder and chairman

23. “Get a mentor in the applicable field if you’re at all unsure of what you’re looking for.” – Kyle Bragger, Forrst founder

24. “When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue.” – Josh James, Omniture CEO and co-founder

25. “An invention that is quickly accepted will turn out to be a rather trivial alteration of something that has already existed.” -Edwin Land, Polaroid co-founder

26. “Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” – Biz Stone, Twitter co-founder

27. “The only thing worse than starting something and failing… is not starting something.” – Seth Godin, Squidoo founder, author and blogger

28. “When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say ‘wow, that was an adventure,’ not ‘wow, I sure felt safe.’ – Tom Preston-Werner, Github co-founder

29. “Turn a perceived risk into an asset. – Aaron Patzer, Mint founder

30. “Anything that is measured and watched, improves.” – Bob Parsons, GoDaddy founder

31. “Fortunes are built during the down market and collected in the up market.” – Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH Ticker founder

32. “No more romanticizing about how cool it is to be an entrepreneur. It’s a struggle to save your company’s life – and your own skin – every day of the week.” – Spencer Fry, CarbonMade co-founder

33. “The secret to successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world.“ – Marc Benioff, Salesforce CEO

34. “I try not to make any decisions that I’m not excited about.” – Jake Nickell, Threadless founder and CEO

35. “See things in the present, even if they are in the future.” – Larry Ellison, Oracle co-founder

36. “If you’re going to put your product in beta – put your business model in beta with it.” – Joe Kraus, Google Ventures partner

37. “You can’t make anything viral, but you can make something good.” – Peter Shankman, HARO founder

38. “It’s more effective to do something valuable than to hope a logo or name will say it for you.” – Jason Cohen, Smart Bear Software founder

39. “Don’t worry about funding if you don’t need it. Today it’s cheaper to start a business than ever.” – Noah Everett, Twitpic founder

40. “Ideas are commodity. Execution of them is not.” – Michael Dell, Dell chairman and CEO

41. “Data beats emotions.” – Sean Rad, Adly and Tinder founder

42. “In the end, a vision without the ability to execute it is probably a hallucination.” -Steve Case, AOL co-founder Click to Tweet

43. “Don’t be cocky. Don’t be flashy. There’s always someone better than you.” -Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO Click to Tweet

44. “Embrace what you don’t know, especially in the beginning, because what you don’t know can become your greatest asset. It ensures that you will absolutely be doing things different from everybody else.” – Sara Blakely, SPANX founder Click to Tweet

45. “What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: know your product better than anyone. Know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed.” – Dave Thomas, Founder, Wendy’s Click to Tweet

46. “As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.” – Donald Trump, The Trump Organization president Click to Tweet

47. “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t – you’re right.” – Henry Ford, Ford Motor Company founderClick to Tweet

48. “Behold the turtle, he makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.” – Bruce Levin Click to Tweet

49. “Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.” – Arianna Huffington The Huffington Post Media Group president and EIC Click to Tweet

50. “Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” – Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO Click to Tweet

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