In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later. – Harold Geneen
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything. – W. Clement Stone
Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.
Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – Mark Twain
You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. – Zig Ziglar
You must fall in love with what you do, because being an entrepreneur is a lot of hard work, and overcoming a lot of adversity. From that love will come the dedication that will get you out of bed at 4 a.m. because of a great idea you just had and get you to work till 11 p.m. and not feel tired. – Ken Field
To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart. – Thomas Watson, Sr.
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
Success is dependent upon the glands – sweat glands. –Zig Ziglar
Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work. – Robert Orben
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. – Winston Churchill
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
– Peter Drucker
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been. – Robert H. Schuller
Winners never quit and quitters never win. – Vince Lombardi
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
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
– Ralph Nader
There is only one success- to be able to spend your life in your own way.
– Christopher Morley
Choose a job that you like, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
– Mark Twain
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance. – Abraham Lincoln
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
– Vince Lombardi
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree I would spend six hours sharpening my axe. – Abraham Lincoln
Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life. – John F. Kennedy
Business is more exciting than any game. – Lord Beaverbrook
A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.”
– John C. Maxwell
Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.
– Stephen R. Covey
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. – Bill Cosby
Vision without action is daydreaming and action without vision is a nightmare. – Chinese Proverb
The golden rule for every business man is this: “Put yourself in your customer’s place”. – Orison Swett Marden
Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues: always insist on it in your subordinates. – Don Marquis
If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.
– Jane Fonda
Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed. – Peter Drucker
Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy. – Norman Schwarzkopf
The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it. – Debbi Fields
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
Business is in itself a power. – Garet Garrett
One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency. – Arnold H. Glasow
A man should never neglect his family for business. – Walt Disney
The only limits are, as always, those of vision. – James Broughton
If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place. – Nora Roberts
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. – Bill Gates
You can’t operate a company by fear, because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism. And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing. – Steve Ross
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
– Paul Tournier
I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages. – Robert Bosch
To think that the new economy is over is like somebody in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.- Alvin Toffler
I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity. – Oprah Winfrey
If you did not look after today’s business then you might as well forget about tomorrow. – Isaac Mophatlane
Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right! – Henry Ford
Who likes not his business, his business likes not him. – William Hazlitt
The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed. – Henry Ford
If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours. – Ray Kroc
Being able to touch so many people through my businesses and make money while doing it, is a huge blessing. – Magic Johnson
The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity. – Peter F. Drucker
Business is a combination of war and sport. – Andre Maurois
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm. – Thomas J. Watson
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
Surviving a failure gives you more self-confidence. Failures are great learning tools.. but they must be kept to a minimum. – Jeffrey Immelt
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Thoughts are things! And powerful things at that, when mixed with definiteness of purpose, and burning desire, can be translated into riches. – Napoleon Hill
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. – Charles Darwin.
The only way around is through. – Robert Frost
If you owe the bank $100 that’s your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that’s the bank’s problem. – J. Paul Getty
Disneyland is a work of love. We didn’t go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money. – Walt Disney
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
You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins. – Jim Stovall
It takes more than capital to swing business. You’ve got to have the A. I. D. degree to get by – Advertising, Initiative, and Dynamics. – Isaac Asimov
People are definitely a company’s greatest asset. It doesn’t make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps. – Mary Kay Ash
In business, I’ve discovered that my purpose is to do my best to my utmost ability every day. That’s my standard. I learned early in my life that I had high standards. – Donald Trump
The absolute fundamental aim is to make money out of satisfying customers. – John Egan
Let’s be honest. There’s not a business anywhere that is without problems. Business is complicated and imperfect. Every business everywhere is staffed with imperfect human beings and exists by providing a product or service to other imperfect human beings. – Bob Parsons
The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is not likely to neither make money nor find much fun in life. – Charles M. Schwab
Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. – Theodore Roosevelt
To win without risk is to triumph without glory. – Pierre Corneille
Management is nothing more than motivating other people. – Le Iacocca
To succeed… You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you. – Tony Dorsett
Whether it’s Google or Apple or free software, we’ve got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes. – Bill Gates
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
– Thomas A. Edison
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. – Norman Vincent Peale
If you don’t see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner. – Zig Ziglar
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. – Colin Powell
There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.- Sam Walton
A goal properly set is halfway reached. – Zig Ziglar
Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure it just means you haven’t succeeded yet. – Robert H. Schuller
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it. – Theodore Roosevelt
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will. – Zig Ziglar
The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.
Only the best failures ever succeed
Never, never, never give up.
– Winston Churchill