You can’t be an entrepreneur for other people. You can’t start a company for other people. You have to love it more than you ever thought of loving something that wasn’t a human being. The demands will kick you down and rob your life – but yet, it is so rewarding.
– Blake Lively
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
– Michael Jordan
The entrepreneur is not really interested in doing the work; he is interested in creating the way the company operates. In that regard, the entrepreneur is an inventor. He or she loves to invent, but does not love to manufacture or sell or distribute what he or she invents
– Michael Gerber
Every restaurant you ate at, every car you’ve drove, every book you’ve read, every movie you’ve watched, every podcast you’ve heard, started as an idea in someone’s mind, then they made it appear. They aren’t smarter, luckier or better than you, they just took a chance on themselves.
– Chris Johnson
Don’t take too much advice. Most people who have a lot of advice to give – with a few exceptions – generalize whatever they did. Don’t over-analyze everything. I myself have been guilty of over-thinking problems. Just build things and find out if they work.
– Ben Silbermann
Being an entrepreneur isn’t really about starting a business. It’s a way of looking at the world: seeing opportunity where others see obstacles, taking risks when others take refuge.
– Michael Bloomberg
I hate how many people think, “glass half-empty when their glass is really four-fifths full. I’m grateful when I have one drop in the glass because I know exactly what to do with it.
– Gary Vaynerchuk
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; its about trading: buying and selling
– Anita Roddick