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Top 20 Inspirational Business Quotes from Famous Founders

Updated: Feb 12, 2021

There is no shortage of motivational business quotes on the internet but I have culled these twenty from the world’s most iconic entrepreneurs. Sometimes a single quotation can make one feel like it captures everything. Hopefully, you will find one of these to be your rocket fuel.

“Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.” – Thomas Edison

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

“If you don’t drive your business, you will be driven out of business.” – B. C. Forbes

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffett

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” – Bill Gates

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs

“Screw It, Let’s Do It.” – Richard Branson

“I think that people just have this core desire to express who they are. And I think that’s always existed.” – Mark Zuckerberg

“But you have to do what you dream of doing even while you’re afraid.” – Arianna Huffington

“If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.” – Jeff Bezos

“The cost of being wrong is less than the cost of doing nothing.” – Seth Godin

“You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar

“The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow.” – Rupert Murdoch

“You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” – Richard Branson

“If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” – Steve Jobs

“Solving big problems is easier than solving little problems.” – Sergey Brin

“As long as your going to be thinking anyway, think big.” – Donald Trump

“Work like there is someone working twenty-four hours a day to take it all away from you.” – Mark Cuban

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