15 Inspirational Quotes to Keep You Hungry & Focused

Entrepreneurs speak multiple languages. One of them is quotes. With good reason. No matter how many times you hear something, a well spoken word at the right time can make a huge difference in someone’s life. Here are 15 quotes that have recently challenged or inspired me. May you be blessed by these simple words of encouragement; and may you pass them on to a friend in need of hope, inspiration, or focus.

1 Thessalonians 5:11 – Therefore encourage one another and build each other up

  1. Some people just aren’t going to like you. But if you’ve searched your heart and you’re living like you should be, take it as a compliment.
  2. Let your limits be determined by physics and other real world constraints, not by the lack of imagination or knowledge of others.
  3. In order to be successful as an entrepreneur your fear of not starting needs to be greater than your fear of starting.
  4. Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again. This time, more intelligently. – Henry Ford
  5. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Thomas Alva Edison
  6. Ultimately, if you spend time creating something that people want, they will do the job of marketing it for you
  7. There is nothing more exciting in life than discovering a good idea through hard work and perseverance and bringing it to life.
  8. Successful people aren’t necessarily smarter or luckier than others. They just try so many things and fail until something works out.
  9. 80% of success is showing up. — Woody Allen
  10. “It is not the strongest of the species…nor the most intelligent, that survives. It is the one most adaptable to change.” – Darwin
  11. There’s nothing I can’t do. Just things I haven’t practiced enough. Hard work is always the remedy.
  12. Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people. -Eleanor Roosevelt
  13. I don’t tell my friends about a brand because I like the brand, I tell them because I like my friends.
  14. The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity; the optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. -Sir Winston Churchill
  15. Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners – Robert T. Kiyosaki