Quotes From Great Entreprenuers To Inspire Young Business Minds (LIKE ME)
“Sometimes there are two very opposite directions, and we go with the stronger one at the end. It’s an impulse thing, like, ‘Oh, I love both so much, but it’s got to be one or the other because the two don’t work together.’
Marc Jacobs, Head Designer for Marc Jacobs
“All my life people have said that I wasn’t going to make it.”
Ted Turner, founder CNN
“There is no luck, you work hard and study things intently. If you do that for long and hard enough you’re successful.” Jason Calacanis, founder CEO of Mahalo
“Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success”
Jeff Bezos, Chairman and CEO of Amazon
“You jump off a cliff and you assemble an airplane on the way down.” Reid Hoffman, founder of LinkedIn
“The very first company I started failed with a great bang. The second one failed a little bit less, but still failed. The third one, you know, proper failed, but it was kind of okay. I recovered quickly. Number four almost didn’t fail. It still didn’t really feel great, but it did okay. Number five was PayPal.” Max Levchin, former CTO of PayPal
“Be a user of your own product. Make it better based on your own desires. But don’t trick yourself into thinking you are the user.”
Evan Williams, co-founder of Twitter
“I had to make my own living and my own opportunity! But I made it! Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them!”
Madam C.J. Walker, creator of beauty products and the first female self-made millionaire
“Capital isn’t that important in business. Experience isn’t that important. You can get both of these things. What is important is ideas.”
Harvey Firestone, founder of Firestone Tire & Rubber Co.
“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.”
“Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.”
Oprah Winfrey, Celebrity Talk Show Host & Entreprenuer
A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.
Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Enterprises
My goal was never to just create a company. A lot of people misinterpret that, as if I don’t care about revenue or profit or any of those things. But what not being just a company means to me is not being just that – building something that actually makes a really big change in the world.
Mark Zuckerberg, Founder of Facebook
“We were young, but we had good advice and good ideas and lots of enthusiasm.”
– Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft Corporation
Hope you got fired up. Let’s know which is your favorite. Be Inspired. Go conquer your world.