It’s not simple to launch a business and then grow it.

Starting a successful business requires hard work, commitment, and planning.

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Top 10 Starting a Business Quotes

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The dream is free. The hustle is sold separately. ~ Unknown.

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Trust your instincts. ~ Estée Lauder.

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Your business values can make you soar above the competition. ~ Doris P. Johnson.

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Never, never, never give up. ~ Winston Churchill.

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Any time is a good time to start a company. ~ Roy Conway.

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Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once. ~ Drew Houston.

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The cheapest route to a new opportunity is conversation. ~ Mario L. Castellanos.

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The beginning is the most important part of the work. ~ Plato.

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Your Core Values are the “glue” that holds your business together. ~ Doris P. Johnson.

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Wonder what your customer really wants? Ask. Don’t tell. ~ Lisa Stone.

Inspiring Starting a Business Quotes

Once you believe that you can do something, there is not a single person in the universe who can convince you otherwise. ~ Germany Kent.

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Take pride in the products you make, the service you provide and the company you build. Give more damns than anyone else. ~ Alexis Ohanian.

This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change. ~ Taylor Swift.

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

You can’t have a million-dollar dream with a minimum-wage work ethic. ~ Stephen C. Hogan.

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Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard. ~ Guy Kawasaki.

It’s almost always harder to raise capital than you thought it would be, and it always takes longer. So plan for that. ~ Richard Harroch.

High expectations are the key to everything. ~ Sam Walton.

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Openly share and talk to people about your idea. Use their lack of interest or doubt to fuel your motivation to make it happen. ~ Todd Garland.

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

Motivational Starting a Business Quotes

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There will be constructive critics. And then there will be haters. ~ Alexis Ohanian.

Sustaining a successful business is a hell of a lot of work, and staying hungry is half the battle. ~ Wendy Tan White.

Entrepreneurs should always aim to play the long game. Instant gratification cannot build a legacy. ~ Andrena Sawyer.

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No growth hack, brilliant marketing idea, or sales team can save you long-term if you don’t have a sufficiently good product. ~ Sam Altman.

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

Micromanage the process, not the people. ~ Joe Apfelbaum.

Inspirational Starting a Business Quotes

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The Shoes Should fit! you can’t build a business that is not yours. ~ Hockson Floin.

The secret to successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world. ~ Marc Benioff.

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You may start small but don’t stay small. ~ Bernard Kelvin Clive.

The problem is that many entrepreneurs start with good intentions to create a new mindset system but then slack off. The solution is to make that system part of your daily routine. ~ Lisa Mininni.

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Hustle until you no longer need to introduce yourself. ~ Unknown.

You need to be surrounded by good advisers, but you also need to trust your instinct. ~ Chris Hughes.

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Get the customers first, then build the tech. Not the other way round. ~ Lauris Liberts.

Ideas are commodity. Execution of them is not. ~ Michael Dell.

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As an entrepreneur, you have to be OK with failure. If you’re not failing, you’re likely not pushing yourself hard enough. ~ Alexa von Tobel.

Position your value not your price. ~ Mac Duke.

Best Starting a Business Quotes

So much of starting a business or affecting change is the confidence and courage to simply try. ~ Simon Sinek.

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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.

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Even if you don’t have the perfect idea to begin with, you can likely adapt. ~ Victoria Ransom.

What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: know your product better than anyone, know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed. ~ Unknown.

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Innovative ideas are the golden wealth of a growing business. ~ Wayne Chirisa.

The product that wins is the one that bridges customers to the future, not the one that requires a giant leap. ~ Aaron Levie.

Famous Starting a Business Quotes

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Remember, you will always fail in business if you don’t try to open your own business. ~ Stephen Ivy.

The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing. ~ Walt Disney.

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Make your team feel respected, empowered and genuinely excited about the company’s mission. ~ Tim Westergren.

Don’t start a company unless it’s an obsession and something you love. If you have an exit strategy, it’s not an obsession. ~ Mark Cuban.

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Get big quietly, so you don’t tip off potential competitors. ~ Chris Dixon.

Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop. ~ Jeffrey Zeldman.

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If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough. ~ Elon Musk.

Powerful Starting a Business Quotes

Stay self-funded as long as possible. ~ Garrett Camp.

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Begin today. Declare out loud to the universe that you are willing to let go of struggle and eager to learn through joy. ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach.

As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big. ~ Donald Trump.

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Always deliver more than expected. ~ Larry Page.

Do it, document it, delegate it. ~ Michael McCafferty.

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

Unless you are a fortune-teller, long-term business planning is a fantasy. ~ Jason Fried.

So these were the 57 quotes about Starting a Business.

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