Today we present you with 25 quotes regarding entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs, some hit home, some are inspirational and some are funny, but they’re all relevant!

1. "Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming."
- Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Enterprises 

2. “There is only one way to make a great deal of money; and that is in a business of your own.”
– J. Paul Getty, Former oil tycoon and once the richest man in America

3. "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work"
- Thomas Edison, inventor and scientist

4. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary”
– Vidal Sassoon, entrepreneur

5. "The best way to predict the future is to create it."

– Peter Drucker

6. "Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners."
– Robert T. Kiyosaki, author, entrepreneur, investor

7. "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, author

8. "Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water or do you want a chance to change the world?"
- Steve Jobs, Apple Inc., the line he used to lure John Sculley as Apple's CEO

9. We were young, but we had good advice and good ideas and lots of enthusiasm."
- Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft Corporation

10. "Nobody talks about entrepreneurship as survival, but that's exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking. Running that first shop taught me business is not financial science; it's about trading: buying and selling."
- Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop

11. "I wanted to be an editor or a journalist, I wasn't really interested in being an entrepreneur, but I soon found I had to become one in order to keep my magazine going."
- Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Enterprises

12. "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing."
– Walt Disney

13. "If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough."
– Mario Andretti

14. "In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative, original thinker unless you can also sell what you create."
– David Ogilvy

15. "The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t learn anything from being perfect."
- Adam Osborne

16. "The entrepreneur in us sees opportunities everywhere we look, but many people see only problems everywhere they look. The entrepreneur in us is more concerned with discriminating between opportunities than he or she is with failing to see the opportunities."
- Michael Gerber, author, entrepreneur

17. "An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he'll quickly learn how to chew it."
- Roy Ash, co-founder of Litton Industries

18. "Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory."
- Mahatma Gandhi, political and spiritual leader

19. "Entrepreneurs average 3.8 failures before final success. What sets the successful ones apart is their amazing persistence."
- Lisa M. Amos

20. "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary."
- Steve Jobs, Apple Inc.

21. "Everyone experiences touch times, it's a measure of your determination and dedication how you deal with them and how you can come through them."
- Lakshmi Mittal

22. "I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity."
- John D. Rockefeller

23. "Most new jobs won't come from our biggest employers. They will come from our smallest. We've got to do everything we can to make entrepreneurial dreams a reality"
- Ross Perot

24. "Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble making individual."
- Natalie Clifford Barney

25. "There is a tide in the affairs of men
Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;
Omitted, all the voyage of their life
Is bound in shallows and in miseries.
On such a full sea are now afloat;
And we must take the current when it serves,
Or lose the ventures before us"
- William Shakespeare, author

 

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