Every now and then even highly-motivated people have bad days and lose focus on their goals. With the beginning of a New Year most entrepreneurs set the bars very high and make important resolutions. Success doesn’t come overnight, that’s why entrepreneurs should do everything they can to keep their motivation alive. Looking up to the experience of other successful people is what can be helpful when the stress from running a company start to take over.
It is time to boost your motivation with these 15 insanely inspirational quotes for entrepreneurship and startups.
“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan, MBA Basketball Legend
“Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes playing a poor hand well.” – Jack London, Author
“If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” – Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn co-founder, Venture Capitalist
“Whether you think you can, or think you can’t — you’re right.” – Henry Ford, Founder of Ford Motor Company
“Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” – Mary Kay Ash, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics
“If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.” – Mario Andretti, Legendary Race Car Driver
“Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.” – Tony Hsieh, Founder and CEO of Zappos
“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar
“To win without risk is to triumph without glory.”
“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer
“Waiting for perfect is never as smart as making progress.” – Seth Godin, Author
“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into smaller manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” – Mark Twain, Author
“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth, Baseball Legend
“As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.” – Donald Trump, President of The Trump Organization