My Top 25 Inspiring Entrepreneur Quotes Of Time

inspirationAre you an Entrepreneur? Are you aspiring to be one? I don’t care who you are, we all need to be “picked-up” from time to time and what better way than to review some of the best quotes by some of the most extraordinary people who ever lived. I snagged out my old text pad and a few notes I had written down on some of the best ones I’ve seen and heard. Hopefully, you find it inspiring!

  1. Do More, When You’re Doing Your Best (Ralph Ruckman, Me)
  2. Be nice to geek’s, you’ll probably end up working for one – Bill Gates
  3. 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
  4. Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve – Dr. Napoleon Hill
  5. What is not started will never get finished – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  6. When you cease to dream you cease to live – Malcolm Forbes
  7. Quote:“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 other’s 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
  8. I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas Edison
  9. A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. – John C. Maxwell
  10. If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough. – Mario Andretti
  11. If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. – Napoleon Hill
  12. Success is not in what you have, but who you are. – Bo Bennet
  13. Try not to be a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. – Albert Einstein
  14. The best way to predict the future is to create it. – Peter Drucker
  15. A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. – John C. Maxwell
  16. I do not believe a man can ever leave his business. He ought to think of it by day and dream of it by night. – Henry Ford
  17. Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. – Jim Rohn
  18. Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art. It is a practice. – Peter Drucker
  19. If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got! – Alan Scott
  20. An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  21. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney
  22. Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process. – Jim Rohn
  23. Make your product easier to buy than your competition, or you will find your customers buying from them, not you. – Mark Cuban
  24. If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share. – W. Clement Stone
  25. Success is how high you bounce after you hit bottom. – General George Patton

What about you? Have a favorite inspiring Entrepreneur quote? Let me know in the comments!


  1. says

    Great list! Here are a few that I like:

    Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly until you can learn to do it well. – Zig Ziglar

    Don't start counting until it hurts, because that's when it counts the most. – Arnold Schwarzenegger

    You don't try to build a wall. Don't set out to build the biggest, baddest wall. Instead, tell yourself that you're going to lay each brick as perfectly as a brick can be laid. – Will Smith (paraphrased by me)

    I'm here to build something for the long term. Anything else is a distraction. – Mark Zukerberg

  2. DineroConPc says

    Awesome quotes thank you Ruck , need to repeat a couple of those to myself in the morning

    – if you're going through hell, keep going.. –

  3. Alan says

    I don't know why this one isn't more popular:
    "If at first you don't succeed, keep on sucking till you do succeed." Curly Howard

  4. says

    Great list of motivating entrepreneurial quotes. Speaking of all time, I like quotes from the ancient time, “Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart” by Confucius.


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