“I doubt I’ll ever go back to corporate work. Once you see the light, there is no turning back.” – Magnus Jepson

“Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” – Howard Schultz

“Whether you think you can, or think you can’t – you’re right.” – Henry Ford

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

“The only thing worse than starting something and failing… is not starting something.” – Seth Godin

50 Of The Best Startup Quotes

“Embrace what you don’t know, especially in the beginning, because what you don’t know can become your greatest asset. It ensures that you will absolutely be doing things different from everybody else.” – Sara Blakely

“I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.” – Jeff Bezos

“If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” – Reid Hoffman

“Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career.”  – Ryan Freitas

“Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.” – Guy Kawasaki

“Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” – Mary Kay Ash

“Fortunes are built during the down market and collected in the up market.” – Jason Calacanis

“Diligence is the mother of good luck.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Don’t try to be original, just try to be good.” – Paul Rand

“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

“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” Bill Gates

“Don’t be cocky. Don’t be flashy. There’s always someone better than you.” -Tony Hsieh

“It’s not that we need new ideas, but we need to stop having old ideas.” – Edwin Land

“In the end, a vision without the ability to execute it is probably a hallucination.” -Steve Case

“You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over.” – Richard Branson

“What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: know your product better than anyone. Know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed.” – Dave Thomas

“No more romanticizing about how cool it is to be an entrepreneur. It’s a struggle to save your company’s life – and your own skin – every day of the week.” – Spencer Fry

“A person who is quietly confident makes the best leader.” – Fred Wilson

“Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” – Biz Stone

“Don’t play games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them.” – Tony Hsieh

“Every day that we spent not improving our products was a wasted day.” – Joel Spolsky

“No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team.” -Reid Hoffman

“A ‘startup’ is a company that is confused about – 1. What its product is. 2. Who its customers are. 3. How to make money.” – Dave McClure

“It’s more effective to do something valuable than to hope a logo or name will say it for you.” – Jason Cohen

“Fail often so you can succeed sooner.” – Tom Kelley

“If you just work on stuff that you like and you’re passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out.” -Mark Zuckerberg

“When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say ‘wow, that was an adventure,’ not ‘wow, I sure felt safe.’ – Tom Preston-Werner

“An entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create.” – David Karp

“Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” – Drew Houston

“There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.” – Jason Fried

“It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” – Scott Belsky

“The secret to successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world.“ – Marc Benioff

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

“I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars — I look for 1-foot bars that I can step over.” -Warren Buffet

“Wonder what your customer really wants? Ask. Don’t tell.” – Lisa Stone

“Get big quietly, so you don’t tip off potential competitors.” – Chris Dixon

“Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.” – Tony Hsieh

“The last 10% it takes to launch something takes as much energy as the first 90%.” – Rob Kalin

“The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow.” – Ingvar Kamprad

“Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.” – Anthony Volodkin

“The value of an idea lies in the using of it.” – Thomas Edison

“Money is like gasoline during a road trip. You don’t want to run out of gas on your trip, but you’re not doing a tour of gas stations.” – Tim O’Reilly

“Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop.” – Jeffrey Zeldman

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” – Steve Jobs

“If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.” -Ray Kroc

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.