Entrepreneurship Quotes

Do you believe in a high-risk, high-reward strategy? You’ll be ready to start anything with these entrepreneur statements.

Entrepreneurs are important members of society because they create new businesses, develop new goods, and, when successful, transform people’s lives.

Any definition of the term “entrepreneur” includes another factor: risk. When it comes to starting a business, entrepreneurs frequently assume “higher than typical financial risks,” and when they succeed, this risk brings more profit.

These entrepreneur quotes indicate that not everyone is cut out for entrepreneurship, but they may inspire you to give it a shot or keep going!

60+ Top Entrepreneur Quotes to Inspire You to Keep Going

All humans are entrepreneurs not because they should start companies but because the will to create is encoded in human DNA.___Reid Hoffman

All humans are entrepreneurs not because they should start companies but because the will to create is encoded in human DNA.___Reid Hoffman

Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.― Bernard Branson


Entrepreneurs are willing to work 80 hours a week to avoid working 40 hours a week.__Lori Greiner

Entrepreneurs are willing to work 80 hours a week to avoid working 40 hours a week.__Lori Greiner

Passion gets an entrepreneur through the startup days and the enormous efforts it takes to build a business.___Peter Diamandis


It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen. – Scott Blesky

It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen. – Scott Blesky

Don’t blow off another’s candle for it won’t make yours shine brighter.― Jaachynma N.E. Agu


If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.__Ray Kroc

If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.__Ray Kroc

Starting a business is a huge amount of hard work. You had better enjoy it.__Richard Branson


When times are bad is when the real entrepreneurs emerge.___Robert Kiosaki

When times are bad is when the real entrepreneurs emerge.___Robert Kiosaki

Being an entrepreneur is not for the faint of heart. It is a high-risk, high-reward proposition.___John C. Bogle


As an entrepreneur, you work out solutions.– Les Wexner

As an entrepreneur, you work out solutions.– Les Wexner

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.___Howard Schultz

Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.___Howard Schultz

Quotes about Entrepreneurs

I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one.__Bill Gates

I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one.__Bill Gates

An entrepreneur is not a person who starts a company, but he is the person who actually solves a problem.___Naveen Jain


People don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it. And what you do simply proves what you believe.― Simon Sinek

People don't buy what you do; they buy why you do it. And what you do simply proves what you believe.― Simon Sinek

It is within everyone’s grasp to be a CEO. – Martha Stewart


But as an entrepreneur, you have to feel like you can jump out of an aeroplane because you’re confident that you’ll catch a bird flying by. It’s an act of stupidity, and most entrepreneurs go play because the bird doesn’t come by, but a few times it does.___Reed Hastings


You have to work on the business first before it works for you.― Idowu Koyenikan

You have to work on the business first before it works for you.― Idowu Koyenikan

A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath them.___Henry Kravis


The hardest part about being an entrepreneur is that you’ll fail ten times for every success.___Adam Horwitz

The hardest part about being an entrepreneur is that you’ll fail ten times for every success.___Adam Horwitz

I enjoy the hunt much more than the ‘good life’ after the victory.__Carl Icahn


An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he’ll quickly learn how to chew it.___Roy Ash

An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he’ll quickly learn how to chew it.___Roy Ash

Entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create.___David Karp


I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.__Steve Jobs


Money is always eager and ready to work for anyone who is ready to employ it.― Idowu Koyenikan

Money is always eager and ready to work for anyone who is ready to employ it.― Idowu Koyenikan

In America, everybody thinks they’re an entrepreneur. That’s the problem. It’s not a title that anybody should call oneself.___Alan Sugar


If you want to be an entrepreneur, it’s not a job, it’s a lifestyle. It defines you. Forget about vacations, about going home at 6 pm – last thing at night you’ll send emails, first thing in the morning you’ll read emails, and you’’ wake up in the middle of the night. But it’s hugely rewarding as you’re fulfilling something for yourself.___Niklas Zennstrom


When you work on something that only has the capacity to make you 5 dollars, it does not matter how much harder you work – the most you will make is 5 dollars.― idowu koyenikan

When you work on something that only has the capacity to make you 5 dollars, it does not matter how much harder you work – the most you will make is 5 dollars.― idowu koyenikan

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


Being an entrepreneur isn’t just a job title, and it isn’t just about starting a company. It’s a state of mind. It’s about seeing connections others can’t, seizing opportunities others won’t, and forging new direction that others haven’t.___Tory Burch


Don’t set your goals by what other people deem important.― Jaachynma N.E. Agu

Don't set your goals by what other people deem important.― Jaachynma N.E. Agu

It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.__Henry Ford


In my opinion, no one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or ‘get rich’ in business by being a conformist.__J. Paul Getty

In my opinion, no one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or ‘get rich’ in business by being a conformist.__J. Paul Getty

You must fall in love with what you do, because being an entrepreneur is a lot of hard work, and overcoming a lot of adversity.___Ken Field

You must fall in love with what you do, because being an entrepreneur is a lot of hard work, and overcoming a lot of adversity.___Ken Field

Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.___Teddy Roosevelt


If you are going to be in business, you must learn about money: how it works, how it flows, and how to put it to work for you.― Idowu Koyenikan

If you are going to be in business, you must learn about money: how it works, how it flows, and how to put it to work for you.― Idowu Koyenikan

The link between my experience as an entrepreneur and that of a politician is all in one word: freedom.___Silvio Berlusconi


The entrepreneur in us sees opportunities everywhere we look, but many people see only problems everywhere they look. The entrepreneur in us is more concerned with discriminating between opportunities than he or she is with failing to see the opportunities.___Michale Gerber


To any entrepreneur: if you want to do it, do it now. If you don’t, you’re going to regret it.___Catherine Cook

To any entrepreneur: if you want to do it, do it now. If you don’t, you’re going to regret it.___Catherine Cook

To escape fear, you have to go through it, not around.― Richie Norton


Honesty and integrity are by far the most important assets of an entrepreneur.___Zig Ziglar

Honesty and integrity are by far the most important assets of an entrepreneur.___Zig Ziglar

Entrepreneurs are risk takers, willing to roll the dice with their money or reputation on the line in support of an idea or enterprise. They willingly assume responsibility for the success or failure of a venture and are answerable for all its facets.___Victor Kiam


Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship…the act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.― Peter Drucker


An entrepreneur is someone who jumps off a cliff and builds a plane on the way down.___Reid Hoffman


The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.___Peter Drucker


Sleeping at night is not a specialty of entrepreneurs. The entrepreneur who is sleeping soundly, something bad is happening to that person; they just don’t know it’s happening yet.___Stephen A. Schwarzman


Being an entrepreneur can be learned, and that is exactly what I have done. You don’t have to be born with it or have had the ‘lemonade stand.’ But, you do need to have the passion, devotion, conviction, and sheer will and drive to make it happen.___Julia Hartz


You don’t have to be a genius or a visionary or even a college graduate to be successful. You just need a framework and a dream.___Michael Dell


People want to start their own business or become financially independent. But you don’t end up a successful entrepreneur unless you find a way to love the risk, the uncertainty, the repeated failures, and working insane hours on something you have no idea whether will be successful or not.___Mark Manson


Every entrepreneur has to deal with hardship, but if we’re tough enough and thoughtful enough, we can find a way to make hard things make us better.___Eric Greitens


Entrepreneurs are great at dealing with uncertainty and also very good at minimizing risk. That’s the classic great entrepreneur.___Mohnish Pabrai


Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs. – Farrah Grey


My son is now an ‘entrepreneur.’ That’s what you’re called when you don’t have a job.____Ted Turner


I’d rather invest in an entrepreneur who has failed before than one who assumes success from day one.___Kevin O’Leary


A successful entrepreneur can’t be afraid of failures or setbacks. An initial setback can be a great opportunity to take a new and more promising approach to any problem, to come back stronger than ever.___John Roos


I’m an entrepreneur. I always have been. I am curious, and I enjoy solving problems.__John McAfee


If hard work is the key to success, most people would rather pick the lock.___Claude McDonald


Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.___Napoleon Hill


Once you make the decision to leap into entrepreneurship, be sure to loosen your grasp on old concepts so you can swing your way to new ones.__Leah Busque


If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it’s moving you away from your goals.___Brian Tracy


Make your product easier to buy than your competition, or you will find your customers buying from them, not you.___Mark Cuban


Any self-respecting entrepreneur has borrowed money from their mother at some point.___Kevin Plank


While we would typically encourage young people to start saving for the future as early as possible, it’s unlikely that a budding entrepreneur will be able to do so.___John C. Bogle


You can’t be an entrepreneur and work in a public company anymore.___Irving Azoff


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