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50 Quotes from Businessmen

Updated: Nov 2

Business is one of the oldest traits of the human race. In this article, you will learn 50 quotes from businessmen who have achieved success in their fields. These quotes should get you motivated for the second half of the year, the important half.



So, whether you would like to ramp up your sales this summer or devise an intricate plan for the holidays, these quotes from businessmen are definately going to prepare your mentality for your company's growth.


1. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” — Bill Gates


2. “If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large.” — Jeff Bezos


3. “Always look for the fool in the deal. If you don’t find one, it’s you.” — Mark Cuban


4. “There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.” — Jason Fried


5. “Always think outside the box and embrace opportunities that appear, wherever they might be.” — Lakshmi Mittal


6. “Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.” — Guy Kawasaki



7. “Don’t play games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them.” — Tony Hsieh


8. “Don’t worry about funding if you don’t need it. Today it’s cheaper to start a business than ever.” — Noah Everett


9. “In the end, a vision without the ability to execute it is probably a hallucination.” — Steve Case


10. “A person who is quietly confident makes the best leader.” — Fred Wilson


11. “Always deliver more than expected.” — Larry Page


12. “If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” — Reid Hoffman


13. “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


14. “Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.” — Tony Hsieh


15. “Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop.” — Jeffrey Zeldman


16. “An entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create.” — David Karp


17. “Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” — Biz Stone


18. “Data beats emotions.” — Sean Rad


19. “When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say ‘wow, that was an adventure,’ not ‘wow, I sure felt safe.’” — Tom Preston-Werner


20. “If you’re passionate about something and you work hard, then I think you will be successful.”— Pierre Omidyar


21. “Don’t take too much advice. Most people who have a lot of advice to give — with a few exceptions — generalize whatever they did. Don’t over-analyze everything. I myself have been guilty of over-thinking problems. Just build things and find out if they work.” — Ben Silbermann


22. “The stars will never align, and the traffic lights of life will never all be green at the same time. The universe doesn’t conspire against you, but it doesn’t go out of its way to line up the pins either. Conditions are never perfect. ‘Someday’ is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you. Pro and con lists are just as bad. If it’s important to you and you want to do it ‘eventually,’ just do it and correct course along the way.” — Tim Ferriss


23. “If you define yourself by how you differ from the competition, you’re probably in trouble.” — Omar Hamoui


24. “The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow.” — Ingvar Kamprad


25. “Get five or six of your smartest friends in a room and ask them to rate your idea.” — Mark Pincus


26. “The last 10% it takes to launch something takes as much energy as the first 90%.” — Rob Kalin


27. “Get a mentor in the applicable field if you’re at all unsure of what you’re looking for.” — Kyle Bragger


28. “Fortunes are built during the down market and collected in the upmarket.” — Jason Calacanis


29. “I try not to make any decisions that I’m not excited about.” — Jake Nickell


30. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.”– Michael Jordan


31. “Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.” — Anthony Volodkin


32. “Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.” — Jack Dorsey


33. “When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue.” — Josh James


34. “Money is like gasoline during a road trip. You don’t want to run out of gas on your trip, but you’re not doing a tour of gas stations.” — Tim O’Reilly


35. “If you’re interested in the living heart of what you do, focus on building things rather than talking about them.” — Ryan Freitas


36. “Anything that is measured and watched, improves.” — Bob Parsons


37. “It’s more effective to do something valuable than to hope a logo or name will say it for you.” — Jason Cohen


38. “See things in the present, even if they are in the future.” — Larry Ellison