Today we are going to talk business. Or to be precise, motivational business quotes. Starting a business involves making financial decisions together a series of legal activities. The next key thing is your business plan which describes your business’ mission and goals, and how to achieve them.

motivational business quotesSome one says running a business is like taking a roller-coaster. It has its ups and downs; one moment your business is soaring with exhilaration and next, you could be plunging down with fear. You have to be financially, physically and mentally well-prepared to take the ride.

Anyway, let these motivational business quotes to keep you successful and also to boost your entrepreneurial spirit.


“The golden rule for every business man is this: “Put yourself in your customer’s place.” – Orison Swett Marde (Pushing to the Front)


“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi


“To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” – Thomas Watson, Sr.


“You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.” – Jim Stovall (Today’s the Day!: Winner’s Wisdom to Succeed in Every Situation)


Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” – Richard Branson (Losing My Virginity: How I Survived, Had Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way)


“You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.” – Warren Buffett (The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America, Third Edition)


“When you walk with purpose, you collide with destiny.” – Beatrice Berry


“Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.” – Charles F. Kettering


“Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right! – Henry Ford


“I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.” – Robert Bosch (Bosch: 125 Years Invented For Life)


“You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills.” – Jim Rohn (My Philosophy For Successful Living)


“Management is nothing more than motivating other people.” – Le Iacocca (Where Have All the Leaders Gone?)


“Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower


“The most serious mistakes are not being made as a result of wrong answers. The truly dangerous thing is asking the wrong question.” – Peter Drucker (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)


“No matter what your past has been, you have a spotless future.” – Author unknown


“Your income is directly related to your philosophy, NOT the economy.” – Jim Rohn


“To succeed… You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.” – Tony Dorsett


“The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.” – Confucius (The Sayings of Confucius: Timeless Classic Books)


“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin


“To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.” – George Kneller


“To think is easy. To act is difficult. To act as one thinks is the most difficult.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


“The new source of power is not money in the hands of a few, but information in the hands of many.” – John Naisbitt (Mind Set!: Eleven Ways to Change the Way You See–and Create–the Future)