Business? Sounds difficult and complicated right? But if you have the right mindset and attitude, you can do it.

I have compiled the best business quotes from famous personalities like philosophers, politicians, entrepreneurs, CEOs, authors, and the like to motivate you on your day to day life.

Read through these business quotes compilation and for sure you will find inspiration from these personalities through their motivational life and business quotes.

Whatever you are going through in life, in business, or if you are an aspiring entrepreneur then take time to read these motivational and inspirational quotes to give you a good and positive head start.

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Earlier, I have published a blog about inspirational entrepreneurial quotes, you can read it here to get more inspirational quotes from famous people.

If you need motivation, watch the story of David here, He was just a normal laborer sleeping on the couch of his father’s home until he works hard and finds success following his passion. Watch his story here.

Top 51 of the best Business motivational quotes

  1. “Nothing happens until you decide. Make a decision and watch your life move forward.” – Oprah

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2.”Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.”Benjamin Franklin

3. “Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.” – William Duran

4. “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” – Steve Jobs

5. “Too many people measure how successful they are by how much money they make or the people that they associate with. In my opinion, true success should be measured by how happy you are.” – Richard Branson

6. “The first one gets the oyster, the second gets the shell.” – Andrew Carnegie

7. Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. –Henry David Thoreau

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8. The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

9. The golden rule for every business man is this: “Put yourself in your customers place.” – Orison Swett Marden

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

11. “My general attitude to life is to enjoy every minute of every day. I never do anything with a feeling of, ‘Oh God, I’ve got to do this today.” – Richard Branson

12. “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

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

14. “Life is too complicated not to be orderly.” – Martha Stewart

15. “The secret of change is to focus all your energy not on fighting the old but on building the new.” — Socrates

16. Try, try, try and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything. – W. Clement Stone

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17. “Entrepreneurs are natural problem-solvers, which means that we always have ideas for new businesses popping into our heads. Having a lot of options is great, but sometimes it can be hard to focus on one when you are keen to move onto the next.” – Richard Branson

18. “Give them quality. That’s the best kind of advertising.”Milton Hershey

19. “If you can learn something new every day, you can teach something new every day.”Martha Stewart

20. “The challenge with being an initiator of projects is that you are never, ever done.”Seth Godin

21. “Write. Rewrite. When not writing or rewriting, read. I know of no shortcuts.”Larry L. King

22. Listening is one of the most important things a brand can do online. If your brand is just broadcasting its own agenda, it isn’t truly engaging in a conversation. – Jeremy Goldman

23. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

24. It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. –Charles Darwin

25. “Once a changemaker, always a changemaker but only a few swim against the tide.” – Richard Branson

26. “A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.” Jeff Bezos

27. “Engage your emotions at work. Your instincts and emotions are there to help you.” – Richard Branson

28. “A man should never neglect his family for business.” – Walt Disney

29. “Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing”. –Theodore Roosevelt

30. The enemy of the truth is very often not the lie – deliberate, contrived, and dishonest – but the myth-persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic. –John F. Kennedy

31. “I wasn’t satisfied just to earn a good living. I was looking to make a statement. –Donald Trump

32. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”Vidal Sassoon

33. “You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills.” Jim Rohn

34.  “I don’t know the word ‘quit.’ Either I never did, or I have abolished it.” – Susan Butcher

35. “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” -Winston Churchill

36. “Every problem is a gift—without problems we would not grow.” – Anthony Robbins

37. “Respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress,” Richard Branson

38. “If you’re looking for the next best thing, and you’re looking where everyone else is, you’re looking in the wrong place.”Mark Cuban

39. “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

40. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit” – Aristotle

41. “To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.”-Thomas Watson Sr

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

43. “The mind is furnished with ideas by experience alone” – John Locke

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44. It takes more than capital to swing business. You’ve got to have the A. I. D. degree to get by — Advertising, Initiative, and Dynamics. –Ren Mulford Jr.

45. “The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it” – Epicurus

46. “Being able to touch so many people through my businesses, and make money while doing it, is a huge blessing.” –Magic Johnson

47. Business is more exciting than any game. –Lord Beaverbrook

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48. “I like thinking big. If you’re going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.” –Donald Trump

49. “Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.”- Napoleon Hill

50. The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time. –Henry Ford

51. “As ever, the accountant in me saw the risk, the entrepreneur saw the possibility. So I split the difference and kept moving forward.”- Phil Knight

There you go, I hope you are inspired and motivated to start your own business. If you have a business already, I hope you’re motivated now to grow and scale your business. I know that there are roadblocks every entrepreneur faces but keep your head up. you can do this.

Stay motivated and apply these lessons that successful people have applied to reach the pinnacle of success.

What is your favorite motivational quotes? Feel free to comment below, let’s stay motivated folks!

If you need motivation, watch the story of David here, He was just a normal laborer sleeping on the couch of his father’s home until he works hard and finds success following his passion. Watch his story here.

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