155 Motivational Business Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Motivational Business Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it. — Dwight D. Eisenhower

Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people. — Lee Iacocca

Motivation is an inner force that compels behavior. — Denis Waitley

Life is about challenges and how we face up to them and the attitude we take into every day life so hopefully we'll be able to motivate people to do more with their life. — Martina Navratilova

Nobody motivates today's workers. If it doesn't come from within, it doesn't come. Fun helps remove the barriers that allow people to motivate themselves. — Herman Cain

Motivation is the fuel, necessary to keep the human engine running. — Zig Ziglar

True motivation comes from achievement, personal development, job satisfaction, and recognition. — Frederick Herzberg

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

The most successful person is the one who is most inspired. That is true in food and in life. — Ron Ben-Israel

A man's success in business today turns upon his power of getting people to believe he has something that they want. — Gerald Stanley Lee

Short 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
  • The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it. — Abraham Lincoln
  • 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
  • Success isn't about how much money you make, it's about the difference you make in people's lives. — Michelle Obama
  • What gets measured gets managed. — Peter Drucker
  • The biggest risk is not taking any risk. — Mark Zuckerberg
  • Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. — Albert Einstein
  • Poor people have big TV's. Rich people have big libraries. — Jim Rohn
  • Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. — Steve Jobs

Motivational Business Image Quotes

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Motivational business quote by Zig Ziglar

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

Motivational business quote by Albert Einstein

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

Motivational business quote by Jim Rohn

Poor people have big TV's. Rich people have big libraries. — Jim Rohn

Motivational business quote by Epictetus

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

Motivational business quote by Jules Renard

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired. — Jules Renard

Motivational business quote by Shiv Khera

Ninety percent of selling is conviction and 10 percent is persuasion. — Shiv Khera

Motivational business quote by Larry Page

Always deliver more than expected. — Larry Page

Motivational business quote by Kalidasa

Today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness. — Kalidasa

Motivational business quote by Carol Bartz

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

Motivational 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

Motivational business quote by Steve Jobs

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

Motivational business quote by Bill Gates

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

Motivational business quote by John Steinbeck

It is the nature of man to rise to greatness if greatness is expected of him. — John Steinbeck

Motivational business quote by Boris Yeltsin

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

Motivational business quote by Michael Jordan

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

Motivational business quote by David Karp

Entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create. — David Karp

Motivational business quote by Babe Ruth

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

Motivational business quote by William Bennett

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

Motivational business quote You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.

Daily Motivational Business Quotes

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Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. — Walt Disney

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later. — Harold Geneen

Excellence is not an act, but a habit. — Marva Collins

Motivational business quote Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.

Put yourself in your customer's place. — Orison Swett Marden

We become what we think about most. — John H. Vandenberg

Don’t be afraid to give up the good for the great. — Steve Prefontaine

Morning Motivational Business Quotes

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We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone. — Ronald Reagan

‎The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. — Bruce Lee

Luck? Luck is hard work - and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't. — Lucille Ball

Motivational business quote Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.

If you want to be in this business [acting], do it for the right reasons. Don't be in it because you want to be a celebrity. Be in it because you really love the work, and the work keeps you up at night, and it keeps you motivated, and it wakes you up early in the morning because you have ideas. — Rockmond Dunbar

Motivational Success 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

Worrying gets you nowhere. If you turn up worrying about how you're going to perform, you've already lost. Train hard, turn up, run your best and the rest will take care of itself. — Usain Bolt

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. — Earl Nightingale

Motivational business quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.

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

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

If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place. — Nora Roberts

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Success is not an accident, success is actually a choice. — Stephen Curry

If you can't figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose. — T. D. Jakes

What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us. — Henry David Thoreau

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

Motivational Work Quotes

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In time, all things work to your advantage when you pursue them with an open heart. — Miyamoto Musashi

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It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. — Harry S. Truman

Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes. — Benjamin Franklin

Motivational business quote Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choi
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.

We all have to work in our respective spheres with the same dedication, the same zeal and the same determination which inspired and motivated the warrior on the battle front. And this has to be shown not by mere words, but by actual deeds. — Lal Bahadur Shastri

People sometimes attribute my success to my genius; all the genius I know anything about is hard work. — Alexander Hamilton

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen. — Frank Lloyd Wright

Motivational business quote Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest ste
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.

Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work. — William Arthur Ward

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

Don’t join an easy crowd; you won’t grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high. — Jim Rohn

Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing. — William Arthur Ward

Winning Motivational Quotes

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No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying. — Tony Robbins

In life, it's not the genetic guy who wins or the guy with the most potential who wins; it's the person with the greatest perseverance who wins. Always be willing to get up and go at it again and again. That's the guy who has his hands raised later in life. That's the guy you guys need to be. — Greg Plitt

I am a Soldier, I fight where I am told, and I win where I fight. — George S. Patton

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You have to believe in yourself when no one else does. — Serena Williams

Victory is in having done your best. If you've done your best, you've won. — Bill Bowerman

Passion is a huge prerequisite to winning. It makes you willing to jump through hoops, go through all the ups and downs and everything in between to reach your goal. — Kerri Walsh

Motivational business quote It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.

Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. — Wilma Rudolph

Winning as a team is better than anything. It's great to share success. — Jim Harbaugh

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A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning. — Pat Riley

Winners don't do different things.They do things differently — Shiv Khera

Motivational Speakers Quotes

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What you do today can change all the tomorrow's of your life. — Zig Ziglar

Don't make a habit out of choosing what feels good over what's actually good for you. — Eric Thomas

All men are created equal. Some work harder in preseason. — Emmitt Smith

Motivational business quote A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.

The more you discipline yourself to use your time well, the happier you will feel and the better will be the quality of your life in every area. — Brian Tracy

I ain't a rapper; I'm a motivational speaker. I don't do shows; I do seminars. I really talk to people. — Young Jeezy

Take action every day - some small dose at a time. — Jeffrey Gitomer

Motivational business quote The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the str
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.

Set too many goals and keep adding more goals. Goals have a tendency to be realized all at once. — Mark Victor Hansen

Earl Nightingale has inspired more people toward success and fortune than any other motivational speaker on the planet. — Zig Ziglar

I realized I love motivating and I love empowering and I love inspiring people. I did that as an athlete for 18 years, and I am able to do that as a motivational speaker now as well as doing work on television. — Dominique Dawes

Some kids, for some reason, it just doesn't click in the classroom as they need it to. We have college coaches talk to them, former high school athletes, motivational speakers, teachers, principals. — John Towner Williams

Powerful Motivational Quotes

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Do you know how much faster I can fix an airplane when I want to fix it than when I don't want to fix it? — Gordon Bethune

You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. — William Faulkner

Nothing can dim the light which shines from within. — Maya Angelou

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The only limit to the power of Almighty God lies within you & me. — Sayings

Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is "timing" it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way. — Fulton J. Sheen

There is a power under your control that is greater than poverty, greater than the lack of education, greater than all your fears and superstitions combined. It is the power to take possession of your own mind and direct it to whatever ends you may desire. — Andrew Carnegie

Motivational business quote Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision. — Muhammad Ali

Frederick Herzberg, asserts that the powerful motivator in our lives isn't money; it's the opportunity to learn, grow in responsibilities, contribute to others, and be recognized for achievements. — Frederick Herzberg

What you think you become. — Gautama Buddha

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Small daily improvements over time lead to stunning results. — Robin Sharma

Positive Motivation Quotes

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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

When the world pushes you to your knees, you're in the perfect position to pray. — Rumi

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

Motivational business quote The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.
The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.

It is our own mental attitude which makes the world what it is for us. Our thought make things beautiful, our thoughts make things ugly. The whole world is in our own minds. Learn to see things in the proper light. — Swami Vivekananda

Happiness doesn't depend on what we have, but it does depend on how we feel toward what we have. We can be happy with little and miserable with much. — William D. Hoard

Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day. — Dalai Lama

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

There are so many people out there who will tell you that you can't. What you've got to do is turn around and say "Watch me." — Layne Beachley

Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live. — Mae Jemison

Pimp stands for Positive Intellectual Motivated Person. It has nothing to do with selling sex for money. — Christian Finnegan

Motivational Coaching Quotes

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If you trust, you will be disappointed occasionally, but if you mistrust, you will be miserable all the time. — Abraham Lincoln

Somewhere behind the athlete you've become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back... play for her. — Mia Hamm

To be an overachiever you have to be an over believer. — Dabo Swinney

If you want to win, do the ordinary things better than anyone else does them day in and day out. — Chuck Noll

The idea is not to block every shot. The idea is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot. — Bill Russell

Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise — Michael Jordan

It's not the will to win that matters-everyone has that. It's the will to prepare to win that matters. — Bear Bryant

The team with the best athletes doesn't usually win. It's the team with the athletes who play best together. — Lisa Fernandez

A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are. — Ara Parseghian

The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team. As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven. — Knute Rockne

Business Inspiration Quotes

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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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

I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death. — Leonardo da Vinci

As a goalkeeper you need to be good at organising the people in front of you and motivating them. You need to see what's going on and react to the threats. Just like a good manager in business. — Peter Shilton

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

If you're going to be thinking anyway, think big! — Donald Trump

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes. — Zig Ziglar

I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations....I have built my own factory on my own ground. — Madam C. J. Walker

If you genuinely want something, don't wait for it -- teach yourself to be impatient. — Gurbaksh Chahal

Success is not a destination: It is a journey. The happiest people I know are those who are busy working toward specific objectives. The most bored and miserable people I know are those who are drifting along with no worthwhile objectives in mind. — Zig Ziglar

If you do not know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere — Henry A. Kissinger

I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing. — Thomas A. Edison

The bitterness of poor quality is remembered long after the sweetness of low price has faded from memory. — Aldo Gucci

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

Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough. — Elon Musk

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