Top 100 Motivational Entrepreneur Quotes

These entrepreneur quotes will boost your energy level when you are stuck up with some problem in your startup/venture. Motivational entrepreneur quotes will also teach you some important lessons in your professional life which will help you grow your startup. These entrepreneur quotes will encourage you in your journey to achieve the Million Dollar mark for your startup.

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  • Entrepreneur Quote – 1 – It is extremely important to build something that a 100 people absolutely love using rather than make something that a 1000 people would just, kind of, like.
    – Ritesh Agarwal – CEO of OYO Rooms

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 2 – The core of any business is to earn money. You have not done your job well until you find a stranger who is willing to open his/her wallet to give you money for the service/products that you are offering.
    – Sachin Bansal – CEO of Flipkart

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 3 – Never Hire someone to do initial sales, In fact you must acquire your first 100 customers yourself
     – Shashank ND – CEO of Practo

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 4 – The goal has never been about being an entrepreneur or starting a company. It has always been about solving a problem we deeply care about.
    – Shashank ND – CEO of Practo

  •  Entrepreneur Quote – 5 – None can destroy iron, but its own rust can! Likewise, none can destroy a person, but its own mind-set can
    – Ratan Tata – Chairman of Tata Sons

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 6 – Be so sharp that you cut
    – Vijay shekhar sharma – Founder of Paytm

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 7 – Always deliver more than expected
    – Larry Page – Co-founder of Google

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 8 – Ideas are no one’s monopoly Think big, think fast, think ahead
    – Dhirubhai Ambani – Founder of Reliance Industries

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 9 – Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
    – Bill Gates – Co-founder of Microsoft

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 10 – It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
    – Bill Gates – Co-founder of Microsoft

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  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 11 – I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one.
    – Bill Gates – Co-founder of Microsoft

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 12- When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
    – Henry Ford – Founder of Ford Motor Company

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 13 – Whether you think you can, or think you can’t — you’re right.
    – Henry Ford – Founder of Ford Motor Company

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 14 – Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently… A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.
    – Henry Ford – Founder of Ford Motor Company

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 15 – I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.
    – Jeff Bezos – Founder of Amazon

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 16 – We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It’s our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better.
    – Jeff Bezos – Founder of Amazon

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 17 – If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large.
    – Jeff Bezos – Founder of Amazon

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 18 – If you’ve got an idea, start today. There’s no better time than now to get going. That doesn’t mean quit your job and jump into your idea 100 percent from day one, but there’s always small progress that can be made to start the movement.
    – Kevin Systrom – Founder of Instagram

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 19 – Great products sell themselves.
    – Kevin Systrom – Founder of Instagram

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 20 – Scale is important for a startup. Think big, but take one day at a time.
    – Kunal Bahl – Founder of SnapDeal

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  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quotes – 21 – Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.
    – Richard Branson – Founder of Virgin Group

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quotes – 22 – You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over.
    – Richard Branson – Founder of Virgin Group

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quotes – 23 – When times are bad is when the real entrepreneurs emerge.
    – Robert Kiyosaki – Founder of Cashflow Technologies

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quotes – 24 – High expectations are the key to everything.
    – Sam Walton – Founder of Walmart

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quotes – 25 – Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
    – Steve Jobs – Founder of Apple

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quotes – 26 – Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.
    – Howard Schultz – CEO of Starbucks

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quotes – 27 – Don’t build links. Build relationships.
    – Rand Fishkin – CEO of SparkToro

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quotes – 28 – If you’re not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.
    – Reid Hoffman – Co-founder of LinkedIn

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quotes – 29 – An entrepreneur is someone who jumps off a cliff and builds a plane on the way down.
    – Reid Hoffman – Co-founder of LinkedIn

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quotes – 30 – The only way you are going to have success is to have lots of failures first.– Sergey Brin – Co-founder of Google

  • Entrepreneur Quote -31 – I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.
    – Steve Jobs – Founder of Apple

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  • Entrepreneur Quote – 32 – Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.
    – Steve Jobs – Founder of Apple

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 33 – I made a resolve then that I was going to amount to something if I could. And no hours, nor amount of labour, nor amount of money would deter me from giving the best that there was in me. And I have done that ever since, and I win by it. I know.
    – Harland Sanders – Founder of KFC

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 34 – If you just work on stuff that you like and you’re passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out.
    – Mark Zuckerberg – Founder of Facebook

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 35 – The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.
    – Mark Zuckerberg – Founder of Facebook

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 36 – If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.
    – Ray Kroc – Founder of Mc Donald’s

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 37 – If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it’s moving you away from your goals.
    – Brian Tracy – CEO of Brian Tracy International

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 38 – Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once
    – Drew Houston – CEO of Dropbox

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 39 – Don’t make decisions based on fear.
    – Jake Nickell – CEO of Threadless

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 40 – Success is defined in units of fun. It’s all about being happy
    – Jake Nickell – CEO of Threadless

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 41 – It is always the start that requires the greatest effort.
    – James Cash Pennney – CEO of J.C. Penny

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  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 42 – In business, First of all you need commitment, dedication & passion for what you are doing
    – Lakshmi Mittal – CEO of ArcelorMittal

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 43 – The secret to successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world.
    – Marc Benioff – CEO of Salesforce

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 44 – If you push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking risk, really amazing things can happen.
    – Marissa Mayer – CEO of Yahoo

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 45 – The price of inaction is far greater than then cost of a mistake.
    – Meg Whitman – CEO of HP

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 46 – You never lose in business, either you win or you learn.
    – Melinda Emerson – CEO of Quintessence Multimedia

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 47 – There’s lots of bad reasons to start a company. But there’s only one good, legitimate reason, and I think you know what it is: it’s to change the world.
    – Phil Libin – CEO of Evernote

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 48 – There are lots of bad reasons to start a company. But there’s only one good, legitimate reason, and I think you know what it is: it’s to change the world.
    – Phil Libin – CEO of Evernote

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 49 – Money is like gasoline during a road trip. You don’t want to run out of gas on your trip, but you’re not doing a tour of gas stations.
    – Tim O’Reilly – CEO of O’Reilly Media

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 50 – Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.
    – Tony Hsieh – CEO of Zappos

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quote – 51 – I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.
    – Virginia Rometty – CEO of IBM

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  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quote – 52 – 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 – CEO of Berkshire Hathaway

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quote – 53 – I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars — I look for 1-foot bars that I can step over.
    – Warren Buffett – CEO of Berkshire Hathaway

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quote – 54 – If Google teaches you anything, it’s that small ideas can be big.
    – Ben Silbermann – Co-founder of Pintrest

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quote – 55 – Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.
    – Biz Stone – Co-founder of Twitter

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quote – 56 – To any entrepreneur: if you want to do it, do it now. If you don’t, you’re going to regret it.
    – Catherine Cook – Co-founder of Flickr

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quote – 57 – So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.
    – Catherine Cook – Co-founder of Flickr

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quote – 58 – If there’s something you want to build, but the tech isn’t there yet, just find the closest possible way to make it happen.
    – Dennis Crowley – Co-founder of Foursquare

  • Inspirational Entrepreneur Quote – 59 – Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.
    – Drew Houston – Co-founder of Dropbox

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 61 – When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue.
    – Josh James – Co-founder of Omniture

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 62 – Have the end in mind and every day make sure you’re working towards it.
    – Ryan Allis – Co-founder of Icontact

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 63 – Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career.
    – Ryan Freitas – Co-founder of About.me

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  • Entrepreneur Quote – 64 – It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen
    – Scott Belsky – Co-founder of Behance

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 65 – Running a start-up is like eating glass. You just start to like the taste of your own blood.
    – Sean Parker – Co-founder of Napster

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 66 – Success comes down to hard work plus passion, over time. If you work really, really hard over a long period of time, it will pay off.
    – Stanley Tang – Co-founder of DoorDash

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 67 – You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exceptions.
    – Steve Case – Co-founder of AOL

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 68 – In the end, a vision without the ability to execute it is probably a hallucination.
    – Steve Case – Co-founder of AOL

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 69 – When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say ‘wow, that was an adventure,’ not ‘wow, I sure felt safe.
    – Tom Preston – Co-founder of Github

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 70 – The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
    – Walt Disney – Co-founder of Walt Disney Company

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 71 – We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes—understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.
    – Arianna Huffington – Co-founder of The Huffington Post, which is now owned by AOL.

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 72 – Happy employees lead to happy customers, which leads to more profits.
    – Vaughn Aust – EVP Digital and Product – MarketStar

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 73 – To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.
    – Thomas Watson – Ex-CEO of IBM

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 74 – The hardest part about being an entrepreneur is that you’ll fail ten times for every success.
    – Adam Horwitz – Founder of Mobile Monopoly

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 75 – Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.
    – Anthony Volodkin – Founder of HypeMachine

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 76 – Anything can be done, as long as you truly believe it.
    – Ashley Qualls – Founder of WhateverLife

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 77 – What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: know your product better than anyone, know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed.
    – Dave Thomas – Founder of Wendy’s

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 78 – Entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create.
    – David Karp – Founder of Tumblr

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 79 – We’re not really good at knowing what we want, and we are quick to say ‘This sucks!’. That’s where the opportunity lies.
    – Gray Vaynerchuk – Founder of Wine Library TV

  • Motivational Entrepreneur Quote – 80 – People tend to think that in order to start a new business they have to come up with something new and dazzling, but that’s a myth – and it’s often propagated by venture capitalists.
     – Gurbaksh Chahal – Founder of ClickAgents

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 81 – Find something you love and do it better than everyone else.
     – Gurbaksh Chahal – Founder of ClickAgents

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 82 – Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.
    – Guy Kawasaki – Founder of AllTop

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 83 – The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow
    – Ingvar Kamprad – Founder of Ikea

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 84 – No company can afford not to move forward. It may be at the top of the heap today but at the bottom of the heap tomorrow, if it doesn’t.
    – James Cash Penney – Founder of J C Penney

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 85 – There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.
    – Jason Fried – Founder of 37signal

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 86 – Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop.
    – Jeffrey Zeldman – Founder of A List Apart

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 87 – It was a risk. I had my husband and I was pregnant with my oldest son. But I don’t look at risk the way other people do. When you’re an entrepreneur, you have to go in feeling like you’re going to be successful.
    – Lillian Vernon – Founder of Lillian Vernon

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 88 – I don’t have big ideas. I sometimes have small ideas, which seem to work out
     – Matt Mullenweg – Founder of WordPress

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 89 – Don’t worry about funding if you don’t need it. Today it’s cheaper to start a business than ever.
     – Noah Everett – Founder of Twitpic

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 90 – A poorly implemented feature hurts more than not having it at all.
     – Noah Everett – Founder of Twitpic

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 91 – We are really competing against ourselves, we have no control over how other people perform.
    – Pete Cashmore – Founder of Mashable

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 92 – You can’t make anything viral, but you can make something good.
    – Peter Shankman – Founder of Haro

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 93 – High expectations are the key to everything.
    – Sam Walton – Founder of Walmart

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 94 – The only thing worse than starting something and failing… is not starting something.
    – Seth Godin – Founder of Squido

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 95 – Make your team feel respected, empowered and genuinely excited about the company’s mission.
    – Tim Westergren – Founder of Pandora

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 96 – Stick with it, even on the bad days.
    – Vivienne Harr – Founder of Make A Stand

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 97 – 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’s winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that’s why I succeed.
    – Michael Jordan – Principal Owner of National Basketball Association.

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 98 – The earlier you start, the more time you have to mess up.
    – Emil Motycka – VP of Rachio

  • Entrepreneur Quote – 99 – Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.
    – Steve Jobs – Founder of Apple 

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