36 Inspirational Quotes for Startups and Entrepreneurs

Tois Inspirational Quotes

This is a compilation of some the top inspirational quotes for startups and entrepreneurs that we’ve shared on social media so far. Enjoy!

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

“Always deliver more than expected” – Larry Page @ Google

“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning” – Bill Gates @ Microsoft

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

“Waiting for perfect is never as smart as making progress” – Seth Godin

“If you can’t feed a team with 2 pizzas, it’s too large” – Jeff Bezos @ Amazon

“Never, never, never give up” – Winston Churchill

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do” – Steve Jobs @ Apple

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

“Ideas are easy, implementation is hard” – Guy Kawasaki

“Don’t worry about failure, you only have to be right once” – Drew Houston @ Dropbox

“Wonder what your customers want? Ask. Don’t Tell” – Lisa Stone @ BlogHer

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there”

Teddy Roosevelt

“The best startups generally come from someone needing to scratch an itch” – Michael Arrington @ TechCrunch

“Winning isn’t getting ahead of others, it’s getting ahead of yourself” – Roger Staubach @ Dallas Cowboys

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation” – Herman Melville

“Don’t wait, the time will never be just right” – Napoleon Hill

“The power of imagination makes us infinite” – John Muir

“If you can dream it, you can do it” – Walt Disney

“Do or do not. There is no try” – Yoda @ Star Wars

“Data beats emotions” – Sean Rad @ Tinder

“Get five or six of your smartest friends and ask them to rate your idea” – Mark Pincus @ Zynga

“Nothing works better than just improving your product” – Joel Spolsky @ Trello

“You don’t need to have a 100-person company to develop that idea” – Larry Page @ Google

“Design is not just how it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works”

Steve Jobs @ Apple

“As a rule, challenge the rule” – Anonymous

“Any time is a good time to start a company” – Ron Conway

“See things in the present, even if they are in the future” – Larry Ellison @ Oracle

“If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough” – Elon Musk @ Tesla

“People don’t do good work when they feel like losers and are second-class citizens within their own company” – Jonah Peretti @ BuzzFeed

“Life is short, do stuff that matters” – Siqi Chen

“The secret of successful hiring is to look for people who want to change the world” – Marc Benioff @ Salesforce

“It is always the simple that produces the marvelous” – Amelia Barr

“Strive not to be a success, but rather of value” – Albert Einstein

“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today” – Jackson Brown Jr

“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change”

Stephen Hawking