I am a curator of quotes and use them in tough times to assist, guide and challenge me. The ‘words of wisdom’ from quotes have helped me grow my business and accomplish more than I thought possible.
It is tough to be a ‘solopreneur’. I am sure, you like me have the support of fellow small business owners and service providers but there are still many times where it is just you that has to be accountable and make decisions.
These thought provoking quotes will hopefully inspire start-ups, small business owners and entrepreneurs. The power of words can help steer your direction, assist you through tough times and balance a charged emotion or thought.
Here are some cool inspiring quotes from some of the greatest thinkers of our time that just may make you take a moment to plan your life in a bit more detail and create a vision and plan to live a remarkable life.
✰ If you really want to do something, you will find a way; if you don’t, you will find an excuse. – Jim Rohn
✰ There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment. – Norman Vincent Peale.
✰ If you don’t make things happen then things will happen to you. – Robert Collier
✰ A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts. – Richard Branson
✰ Whatever we think about and thank about we bring about. – Dr. John Demartini
✰ You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. – Zig Ziglar
✰ Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Thoughts are things! And powerful things at that, when mixed with definiteness of purpose, and burning desire, can be translated into riches. – Napoleon Hill
✰ To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart. – Thomas Watson, Sr.
✰ To succeed… You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you. – Tony Dorsett
✰ Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. – Maya Angelou
✰ Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
✰ It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop. – Confucius
✰ If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents. Value what you know and start charging for it. – Kim Garst
✰ People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves, they have the first secret of success. – Norman Vincent Peale
✰ The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. – Jimmy Johnson
✰ The essential question is not, “How busy are you?” but “What are you busy at?” – Oprah Winfrey
✰ Success is the sum of small efforts – repeated day in and day out. – Robert Collier
✰ Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. – Harriet Tubman
✰ If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing, and you always put the customer first, success will be yours. ~ Ray Kroc
✰ The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. – Vidal Sassoon
✰ The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it. – Debbi Fields
✰ We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle
✰ The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it. – Debbie Fields
✰ Small business isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s for the brave, the patient and the persistent. It’s for the overcomer. – Unknown
Anymore to add? What is your favourite quote?
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