37 Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

Being an entrepreneur requires mental fortitude. Whether you’re a newbie blogger, small business owner, or seasoned entrepreneur, you’re going to have bad days.

You’re going to experience doubt, worry, and fear. And that’s OK. It’s perfectly normal. In fact, it’s human!

How you handle your doubt, worry, and fear is what determines your level of success. That’s why I’m sharing 37 of my favorite inspirational quotes for entrepreneurs.  These quotes will inspire, motivate and empower you to charge through the bad days, stay positive, and work hard to pursue your dreams.


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I want you to be successful, which is why I’ve designed a free printable that you can download for free.

37 Inspirational Quotes Download Printable

I want you to print it out and hang the pages up next to your computer, on your bathroom mirror, next to your nightstand, on your fridge, and in your car.

When you’re having a bad day and the doubts start to creep in, these inspiring quotes will remind you to keep pushing forward. You got this!

  1. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.”  – Steve Jobs
  2. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth
  3. “The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.” – Barack Obama
  4. “Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and advertise.” – Ted Turner
  5. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton
  6. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson
  7. “Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” Robert Kiyosaki
  8. “If Plan A doesn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters.” Claire CookKiyosaki
  9. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” Colin Powell
  10. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.Chris Grosser
  11. “You are what you think. So just think big, believe big, act big, work big, give big, forgive big, laugh big, love big, and live big.” – Andrew Carnegie
  12. “Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember, the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.” – Zig Ziglar
  13. “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” – Abraham Lincoln
  14. “Luck is preparation meeting opportunity.” – Oprah Winfrey
  15. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt DisneyOprah Winfrey
  16. “Think big and don’t listen to people who tell you it can’t be done. Life’s too short to think small.” – Tim Ferriss
  17. “Success if the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier
  18. “There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that, once unleashed, can make any vision, dream, or desire a reality.” – Anthony Robbins
  19. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford
  20. “Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.” – Conan O’Brien
  21. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair
  22. “Some people dream of success while others wake up and work.” – Unknown
  23. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius
  24. “Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” – Biz Stone
  25. “My best advice to entrepreneurs is this: Forget about making mistakes, just do it.” – Ajaero Tony Martins
  26. “If you’re not overwhelmed, you’re not growing.” – Trevor Gensler
  27. “Done is better than perfect.” – Sheryl Sandberg
  28. “When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on.” – Theodore Roosevelt
  29. “Waiting for perfect is never as smart as making progress.” – Seth Godin
  30. “Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds.” – Albert Einstein
  31. “Customers don’t expect you to be perfect. They do expect you to fix things when they go wrong.” – Donald Porter
  32. “Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are asking, what’s in it for me?” – Brian Tracy
  33. “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” – Napoleon Hill
  34. “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
  35. “The road to success is always under construction.” – Lily Tomlin
  36. “There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” Aristotle
  37. “Perseverance, not perfection, is the key to success.” – Angie Gensler

Are you inspired? I sure am! Let the inspiration last forever and download the 5-page printable with all 37 inspiring quotes for entrepreneurs. Print it out and hang the pages up around your house to inspire you and serve as a constant reminder that you got this!


37 Inspiring quotes for entrepreneurs

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37 quotes to inspire, motivate, and empower bloggers, business owners, and entrepreneurs.

Angie Gensler 2018-01-15T14:36:26+00:00 Categories: Blog Tips|Tags: entrepreneurs, inspiration, quotes|5 Comments

About the Author: Angie Gensler

Angie Gensler teaches online business owners how to use online sales funnels and digital marketing strategies to drive traffic, generate leads, and increase sales. She is a seasoned marketing professional focused on keeping it real. This means real simple tutorials and resources that cut out the confusion and provide actionable tips. She is passionate about her family, dance parties, and creating a life worth living!

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