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10 inspirational quotes to motivate entrepreneurs for greatness

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Feel like you’re stuck in the midsummer slump? Does the nice weather have you longing to be outdoors? No matter what challenges you’re facing, chances are you could use a little inspiration to get you pumped to tackle the day.

For all the business owners who feel like they’re hitting the “wall”, we’ve compiled these 10 motivational quotes from some of our favorite creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders to help inspire you. Remember, it’s all about perspective.

Are we missing any inspirational quotes that have motivated you to entrepreneurial greatness? Leave them in the comments below and we’ll add them on our next update.

1. Abraham Lincoln: “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”

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2. Jim Rohn: “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.”

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3. Karen Lamb: “A year from now you will wish you had started today.”

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4. Rand Fishkin, Moz: “Don’t build links. Build relationships.”

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5. M. Scott Peck: “Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.”

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6. Scott Belsky, Behance: “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.”

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7. Vivienne Harr, Make A Stand: “Stick with it, even on the bad days.”

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8. Albert Schweitzer: “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”

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9. Simon Sinek: “Dream big. Start small. But most of all, start.”

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10. Tim Ferris: “Think big and don’t listen to people who tell you it can’t be done. Life’s too short to think small.”

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Looking for even more inspiration? Check out our 10 motivational quotes to help you reach new heights in fall 2017.

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  • VideoFlute Dwight Harrison

    Thank you for this.

    “As we look at ahead into the next century, leaders are those who empower others”. Bill Gates. Its really great that there are far far far more people in society that believe, create, contribute and build a better life for society, here some ideas here and people who have made life better and more pleasant :

    Plus for entrepreneurs and business leaders that want to market their ideas here’s something they can also use :


  • Kayla Cooper

    These are great quotes! I am definitely going to use a couple of these images for our Motivational Monday posts on the social media.

  • rapidforceads

    Can I use these on my blogs?

  • Thanks for the rec, we’ll add him to the list!

  • Sean Dawes

    Very true. Love these. Another favorite of mine is Eric Thomas

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