20 Brilliant Business Quotes

Many businessmen and women call their businesses their “babies”. The amount of work that goes into starting a business, and then turning it into a profitable venture, can often seem overwhelming to new business owners. There is no short-track to success when setting up a business, as it requires hard work every day that you work on it. Here are 20 business quotes that will motivate you to put in that extra few hours to make your business a success. 

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.

– Napoleon Hill, Author

There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.

– Peter Drucker

I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody.

– Herbert B. Swope, American Journalist

If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong.

– Charles Kettering, Engineer

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

– Aristotle

I am a man of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to be flexible at all times.

– Everett Dirksen

When you blame others, you give up your power to change.

– Dr. Robert Anthony, Personal Performance Consultant

Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.

– Richard Branson

I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.

– Estée Lauder

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.

– Henry Ford

Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.

– Peter Drucker

A good leader is not necessarily the most popular person in their business, but the best ones are liked because they are respected for their clarity and vision.

– Alan Sugar

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

– Walt Disney

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

Don’t expect anything from anybody, work hard, put your head down, be good at what you do and good stuff will happen…

– Deborah Meaden

It is always the start that requires the greatest effort.

– James Cash Penney

Watch, listen and learn. You can’t know it all yourself. Anyone who thinks they do is destined for mediocrity.

– Donald Trump

People are definitely a company’s greatest asset. It doesn’t make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps.

– Mary Kay Ash

Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

– Albert Einstein

I don’t believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process.

– Oprah Winfrey

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