June 24, 2013
What makes the world’s elite entrepreneurs tick? Today, we peer inside the minds of eight distinguished entrepreneurs in hopes of providing some inspiration through their quotes on entrepreneurship – to shine a light down the paths that have been carved by some of the world’s most successful business figures.
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Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it. – Oprah Winfrey
Life is a series of experience, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and griefs which we endure help us in our marching onward. – Henry Ford
There comes a time when you ought to start doing what you want. Take a job that you love. You will jump out of bed in the morning. I think you are out of your mind if you keep taking jobs that you don’t like because you think it will look good on your resume. Isn’t that a little like saving up sex for your old age? – Warren Buffett
One of the huge mistakes people make is that they try to force an interest on themselves. You don’t choose your passions; your passions choose you. – Jeff Bezos
Creativity is just connecting things. 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. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things. – Steve Jobs
Find something you’re passionate about and just love. Passion is really gender-neutralizing. – Marissa Mayer
Shawn Carter (Jay-Z)
I will not lose, for even in defeat, there’s a valuable lesson learned, so it evens up for me. – Jay-Z
For me, my role is about unleashing what people already have inside them that is maybe suppressed in most work environments. – Tony Hsieh
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