165 Inspiring Business Quotes To Inspire You

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Short Inspiring Business Quotes

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  • Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever. — Walt Disney
  • The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it. — Abraham Lincoln
  • I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. — Bill Gates
  • Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had. — Alan Watts
  • There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs. — Zig Ziglar
  • If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old — Peter Drucker
  • Success isn't about how much money you make, it's about the difference you make in people's lives. — Michelle Obama
  • The biggest risk is not taking any risk. — Mark Zuckerberg
  • Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced. — James A. Baldwin
  • If people are not laughing at your goals, your goals are too small. — Azim Premji

Top 10 Inspiring Business Quotes

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I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them. — Madam C. J. Walker

Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever. — Walt Disney

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined... — Henry David Thoreau

The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it. — Abraham Lincoln

Seven Deadly Sins Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Science without humanity Knowledge without character Politics without principle Commerce without morality Worship without sacrifice. — Mahatma Gandhi

I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. — Bill Gates

Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had. — Alan Watts

If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. — Albert Einstein

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There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs. — Zig Ziglar

Inspiring business quote I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.

Small Business Inspiration Quotes

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If people are not laughing at your goals, your goals are too small. — Azim Premji

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If you think you can't, you're right. — Carol Bartz

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The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work — Steve Jobs

Inspiring business quote Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.

Don't be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people's thinking. — Steve Jobs

Just start small with what you have and you can grow the business. — Folorunsho Alakija

Start small and dream big. — Robert Kiyosaki

Inspiring business quote Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. T
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.

Show me a person who never made a mistake, and I will show you a person who never did anything. — William Rosenberg

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

Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you. — Tony Hsieh

The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. — Debbi Fields

Inspirational Quotes

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Religion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there. — David Bowie

One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life. — Kahlil Gibran

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Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly — Paulo Coelho

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. — Helen Keller

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds — Paul the Apostle

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader. — John Quincy Adams

If God is for us, who can be against us? — Paul the Apostle

The POSITIVE THINKER sees the INVISIBLE, feels the INTANGIBLE, and achieves the IMPOSSIBLE. — Winston Churchill

I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them. — Madam C. J. Walker

Every day may not be good... but there's something good in every day — Alice Morse Earle

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I love you, not for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. — Roy Croft

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

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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. — Aristotle

The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done. — Jean Piaget

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. — John Wooden

Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. — Malcolm Stevenson Forbes

A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. — William Shakespeare

Everyone is in favor of free speech. Hardly a day passes without its being extolled, but some people's idea of it is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone else says anything back, that is an outrage. — Winston Churchill

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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. — Mahatma Gandhi

Design Inspiration Quotes

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It's through mistakes that you actually can grow. You have to get bad in order to get good. — Paula Scher

There is no design without discipline. There is no discipline without intelligence. — Massimo Vignelli

Digital design is like painting, except the paint never dries. — Neville Brody

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Graphic design will save the world right after rock and roll does. — David Carson

Life's opportunities never end. God designed you to be a continual learner, a continual doer, a continual explorer and a continual giver. He never authorized a 'retirement age' from those pursuits! — Paula White

A really great man is known by three signs: generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success. — Otto von Bismarck

I think perfection is ugly. Somewhere in the things humans make, I want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion. — Yohji Yamamoto

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If you can design one thing, you can design everything. — Massimo Vignelli

Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman. — Coco Chanel

Creating is about sharing ideas, sharing aesthetics, sharing what you believe in with other people. — Shepard Fairey

Motivational Business Quotes

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If I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard. — Madam C. J. Walker

I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them. — Madam C. J. Walker

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined... — Henry David Thoreau

The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it. — Abraham Lincoln

One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again. — Abraham Maslow

Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had. — Alan Watts

If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. — Albert Einstein

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There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs. — Zig Ziglar

Success isn't about how much money you make, it's about the difference you make in people's lives. — Michelle Obama

Finding Inspiration Quotes

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If she's amazing, she won't be easy. If she's easy, she won't be amazing. If she's worth it, you wont give up. If you give up, you're not worthy. ... Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for. — Bob Marley

I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. — Bill Gates

If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration. — Nikola Tesla

If life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade. And try to find somebody who's life gives them vodka, and have a party. — Ron White

Wherever you find real love, you will also find humility. Remember something: humility is not a weak and timid quality. Too often we feel that humility is a sign of weakness. This is not so. It is the sign of strength and security. — Kathryn Kuhlman

To love someone is nothing, to be loved by someone is something, to love someone who loves you is everything. — Bill Russell

Religion is like a blind man looking in a black room for a black cat that isn't there, and finding it. — Oscar Wilde

Whenever you are about to find fault with someone, ask yourself the following question: What fault of mine most nearly resembles the one I am about to criticize? — Marcus Aurelius

To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you. — Tony Dorsett

Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity. From discord find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. — Albert Einstein

Self Inspirational Quotes

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I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately. — Henry David Thoreau

Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways. — Sigmund Freud

You alone are the judge of your worth and your goal is to discover infinite worth in yourself, no matter what anyone else thinks. — Deepak Chopra

Facials are my biggest beauty indulgence. Looking good is about having a good base. It's about taking care of your skin. — Halle Berry

The strongest person is not the one who is able to do something, but the one who is able not to do what he has the power to do. This self-denial is the unique way to usher in God's kingdom and to realize the kingdom life. — Witness Lee

If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars. — Rabindranath Tagore

The way to happiness: Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Scatter sunshine, forget self, think of others. Try this for a week and you will be surprised. — Norman Vincent Peale

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. — Albert Einstein

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Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. — Kahlil Gibran

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There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs. — Zig Ziglar

Inspiration And Innovation Quotes

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The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it. — Abraham Lincoln

If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old — Peter Drucker

I want to make my own path and leave behind a good legacy for myself and honestly, I just want to be innovative and always down for other people. That's what I want to be remembered by. I want to inspire. — ASAP Rocky

Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity - not a threat — Steve Jobs

Humans are not disabled. A person can never be broken. Our built environment, our technologies, are broken and disabled. We the people need not accept our limitations, but can transcend disability through technological innovation. — Hugh Herr

You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. — Steve Jobs

To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world. — Bill Bowerman

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. — Steve Jobs

If you put fences around people, you get sheep. Give people the room they need. — William L. McKnight

When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something. — Steve Jobs

Ideas And Inspiration Quotes

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If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old — Peter Drucker

One individual may die for an idea, but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives. — Subhas Chandra Bose

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Being willing is not enough. We must do. — Leonardo da Vinci

Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist. — Pablo Picasso

The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Talk and write in a way that encourages the mutual exchange of ideas and acts like a midwife to people birthing their own ideas. — Grace Lee Boggs

Adidas is a very personal inspiration to me. It has enriched my creative life. It's an exchange between different cultures, different ideas, and most of all, it is teamwork. — Yohji Yamamoto

My idea is that there is music in the air, music all around us; the world is full of it, and you simply take as much as you require. — Edward Elgar

Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration and the doubling of your intellectual and moral powers. Blot out from your mind any idea of superiority; you have none. — Giuseppe Mazzini

Nothing is more powerful for your future than being a gatherer of good ideas and information. That's called doing your homework. — Jim Rohn

Inspire And Motivate Quotes

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I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them. — Madam C. J. Walker

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

Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. — Nido R Qubein

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined... — Henry David Thoreau

The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it. — Abraham Lincoln

Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle. — Christian D. Larson

When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there. — Zig Ziglar

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Never let your memories be greater than your dreams. — Douglas Ivester

Rules for Happiness: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for. — Immanuel Kant

The most important thing in life is to stop saying 'I wish' and start saying 'I will.' Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities. — Charles Dickens

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More Inspiring Business Quotes

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Inspiring business quote by Zig Ziglar

There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs. — Zig Ziglar

Inspiring business quote by Albert Einstein

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. — Albert Einstein

Inspiring business quote by Epictetus

It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows. — Epictetus

Inspiring business quote by Maya Angelou

In diversity there is beauty and there is strength. — Maya Angelou

Inspiring business quote by Thomas A. Edison

Success is 90% perspiration and 10% inspiration! — Thomas A. Edison

Inspiring business quote by George S. Patton

No good decision was ever made in a swivel chair. — George S. Patton

Inspiring business quote by Ralph Ellison

It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow. — Ralph Ellison

Inspiring business quote by Jeffrey Gitomer

Customer satisfaction is worthless. Customer loyalty is priceless. — Jeffrey Gitomer

Inspiring business quote by Seneca

Great men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war. — Seneca

Inspiring business quote by Steven Wright

Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines. — Steven Wright

Inspiring business quote by Carol Bartz

If you think you can't, you're right. — Carol Bartz

Inspiring business quote by Sheryl Sandberg

If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on. — Sheryl Sandberg

Inspiring business quote by Steve Jobs

If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. — Steve Jobs

Inspiring business quote by Bill Gates

To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks. — Bill Gates

Inspiring business quote by Aristotle

Where your talents and the needs of the world cross; there lies your vocation. — Aristotle

Inspiring business quote by Steve Jobs

The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work — Steve Jobs

Inspiring business quote by George Lois

Creativity can solve almost any problem. — George Lois

Inspiring business quote by Jan Carlzon

If you're not serving the customer, your job is to be serving someone who is. — Jan Carlzon

Inspiring business quote by Boris Yeltsin

You can build a throne with bayonets, but it's difficult to sit on it. — Boris Yeltsin

Inspiring business quote by Michael Jordan

If you quit ONCE it becomes a habit.Never quit!!! — Michael Jordan

Inspiring business quote by Babe Ruth

Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games. — Babe Ruth

Inspiring business quote by Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind. — Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Inspiring business quote by William Bennett

There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes. — William Bennett

I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them. — Madam C. J. Walker

Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever. — Walt Disney

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined... — Henry David Thoreau

The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it. — Abraham Lincoln

Seven Deadly Sins Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Science without humanity Knowledge without character Politics without principle Commerce without morality Worship without sacrifice. — Mahatma Gandhi

I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. — Bill Gates

Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had. — Alan Watts

If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. — Albert Einstein

The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things. — Ronald Reagan

If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old — Peter Drucker

Success isn't about how much money you make, it's about the difference you make in people's lives. — Michelle Obama

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success. — Norman Vincent Peale

The biggest risk is not taking any risk. — Mark Zuckerberg

Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced. — James A. Baldwin

If people are not laughing at your goals, your goals are too small. — Azim Premji

The goal as a company is to have customer service that is not just the best, but legendary. — Sam Walton

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. — Steve Jobs

The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. — Mark Twain

If we die, we want people to accept it. We are in a risky business, and we hope that if anything happens to us, it will not delay the program. The conquest of space is worth the risk of life. — Gus Grissom

The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. — Barack Obama

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