Top 10 Quotes from Entrepreneurs that Outline the Secret to Success

This is the time for some motivation. Listed are some irresistible quotes from extraordinary entrepreneurs to motivate your entrepreneurial pursuits. Being an entrepreneur is something which is challenging as well as exhilarating.  To help your inner spirit and avidity of becoming a successful entrepreneur, I have found some of my favorite and inspirational quotes from most successful entrepreneurs worldwide.

Here is the list of top 10 motivational quotes to keep you motivated —

  1. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”

    – Steve Jobs, Co-Founder and CEO of Apple

  2. “Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself.”

    – Oprah Winfrey, Media proprietor, Talk show host, Actress, Producer, and Philanthropist

  3. “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”

    – Bill Gates, Founder of Microsoft

  4. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.”

    –  Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group

  5. “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, Co-Founder and CEO of Facebook

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

    – Ray Kroc, Founder of McDonald’s.

  7. “I think frugality drives innovation, just like other constraints do. One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.”

    – Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO of

  8. “The most important aspect of my personality as far as determining my success goes; has been my questioning conventional wisdom, doubting experts and questioning authority. While that can be painful in your relationships with your parents and teachers, it’s enormously useful in life.”

    – Larry Ellison, Co-Founder and Former CEO of Oracle Corporation

  9. “When you’re surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment around a common purpose, anything is possible.”

    – Howard Schultz, Chairman, and CEO of Starbucks

  10. “If you want to build a successful business, make sure you have three things—a big market opportunity, great people, and more than enough capital.”

    -Richard Harroch, Venture Capitalist, Author, and Entrepreneur

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