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Some Inspirational Startup Quotes:


"To begin, begin." - William Wordsworth

"A stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping stone to the optimist." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started." - Mark Twain

"Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving." - Henry Ford

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” - Chinese Proverb

"Chase the vision, not the money; the money will end up following you."--Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos

"The value of an idea lies in the using of it."--Thomas Edison, co-founder of General Electric

"If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun." - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

"You have to dream before your dreams can come true." - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

"To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal." - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

"Small aim is a crime; have great aim." - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life." - Steve Jobs

"Technology is nothing. What's important is that you have a faith in people, that they're basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they'll do wonderful things with them." - Steve Jobs

"Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future." - Steve Jobs

"For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: 'If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?' And whenever the answer has been 'No' for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something." - Steve Jobs

"Stay hungry, stay foolish." - Steve Jobs

"Throughout my years in business, I discovered something. I would always ask why you do things. The answers that I would invariably get are: 'Oh, that's just the way things are done around here.' Nobody knows why they do what they do. Nobody thinks very deeply about things in business." - Steve Jobs

“Wherever you are, make sure you’re there.” - Dan Sullivan

“The most creative ideas aren’t going to come while sitting in front of your monitor” - Scott Birnbaum, avice president of Samsung Semiconductor

"Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success, and above all, love." - Swami Vivekananda

"They alone live who live for others, the rest are more dead than alive." - Swami Vivekananda

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." - Benjamin Franklin

"Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe." - Abraham Lincoln

“The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.”  –Nolan Bushnell, Entrepreneur

“Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.”  –Guy Kawasaki, Alltop Co-Founder and Entrepreneur

“Choose a job that you like, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” -Confucius, Philosopher

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” -Albert Einstein

“I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” –Steve Jobs

“Business opportunities are like buses: there’s always another one coming.” -Richard Branson

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” -Tony Robbins

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” -Socrates

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” -Abraham Lincoln

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