The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. However, in business and in private life there is no such direct connection. There are ups and downs… “Life Is A Rollercoaster“. Motivational quotes can often help to change your thinking and inspire to get through the valley in times of uncertainty.

Here are 365 motivational quotes, one for each day of the year, to make the next yeat your best year ever:

  1. If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it!
    Jonathan Winters
  2. Get big quietly, so you don’t tip off potential competitors.
    Chris Dixon
  3. Investing without research is like playing stud poker and never looking at the cards.
    Peter Lynch
  4. The best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing.
    Tom Fishburne
  5. If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.
    Sheryl Sandberg
  6. Business is more exciting than any game.
    Lord Beaverbrook
  7. Sustaining a successful business is a hell of a lot of work, and staying hungry is half the battle.
    Wendy Tan White
  8. I would rather die of passion than of boredom.
    Vincent van Gogh
  9. If you see a bandwagon, it’s too late.
    James Goldsmith
  10. It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings.
    Ann Landers
  11. It takes less time to do a thing right than it does to explain why you did it wrong.
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  12. Victory goes to the player who makes the next- to- last mistake.
    Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower
  13. Have the end in mind and every day make sure your working towards it.
    Ryan Allis
  14. Never think that you’re not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. People will take you very much at your reckoning.
    Anthony Trollope
  15. Success is how high you bounce after you hit bottom.
    General George Patton
  16. Take your work seriously, but never yourself.
    Margo Fonteyn
  17. Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.
    Baltasa
  18. All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
    Aristotle
  19. Waiting for perfect is never as smart as making progress.
    Seth Godin
  20. The price of inaction is far greater than then cost of a mistake.
    Meg Whitman
  21. One finds limits by pushing them.
    Herbert Simon
  22. You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.
    Richard Branson
  23. It’s more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy.
    Steve Jobs
  24. If you’re going to put your product in beta – put your business model in beta with it.
    Joe Kraus
  25. If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
    Booker T. Washington
  26. It is not enough to be busy. The question is, what are we busy about?
    Henry David Thoreau
  27. A year from now, you’ll wish you had started today.
    Karen Lamb
  28. Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.
    Arianna Huffington
  29. Always forgive your enemies. Nothing annoys them more.
    Oscar Wilde
  30. An invention that is quickly accepted will turn out to be a rather trivial alteration of something that has already existed.
    Edwin Land
  31. Never spend your money before you have it.
    Thomas Jefferson
  32. The absolute fundamental aim is to make money out of satisfying customers.
    John Egan
  33. The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
    Theodore Roosevelt
  34. It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
    Bill Gates
  35. Social media is about the people. Not about your business. Provide for the people and the people will provide for you.
    Matt Goulart
  36. It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.
    Mae Jemison
  37. You can have everything you want in life if you just help enough people get what they want in life.
    Zig Ziglar
  38. You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
    Maya Angelou
  39. A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is – it is what consumers tell each other it is.
    Scott Cook
  40. Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see.
    Confucius
  41. Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
    Winston Churchill
  42. An unexamined life is not worth living.
    Socrates
  43. Just because people are doing extraordinary things doesn’t mean they’re not ordinary people.
    Laird Hamilton
  44. I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure – It is: Try to please everybody.
    Herbert Bayard Swope
  45. There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.
    Roger Staubach
  46. A consultant is someone who takes the watch off your wrist and tells you the time.
    Unknown
  47. You just have to pay attention to what people need and what has not been done.
    Russell Simmons
  48. Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, you ought to set up a life you don’t need to escape from.
    Seth Godin
  49. Best startups generally come from somebody needing to scratch an itch.
    Michael Arrington
  50. Your income is directly related to your philosophy, NOT the economy.
    Jim Rohn
    Your income is directly related to your philosophy, NOT the economy. - Jim Rohn
  51. Big doesn’t necessarily mean better. Sunflowers aren’t better than violets.
    Edna Ferber
  52. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too.
    Paulo Coelho
  53. The best way to predict the future is to create it.
    Peter Drucker
  54. Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
    Albert Einstein
  55. Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.
    Howard Aiken
  56. Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
    John D. Rockefeller
  57. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
  58. Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
    Maya Angelou
  59. Fall seven times and stand up eight.
    Japanese Proverb
  60. Social media is a contact sport.
    Margaret Molloy
  61. If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.
    Tony Robbins
  62. When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
    Henry Ford
  63. Good ideas come from bad ideas, but only if there are enough of them.
    Seth Godin
  64. Business has only two functions – marketing and innovation.
    Peter Drucker
  65. When a man tells you he got rich through hard work, ask him, ‘Whose?’
    Don Marquis
  66. If your content isn’t driving conversation, you’re doing it wrong.
    Dan Roth
  67. If you’re a good marketing person, you have to be a little crazy.
    Jim Metcalf
  68. Choose a job that you like, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
    Confucius
  69. If you are going through hell, keep going.
    Winston Churchill
  70. Doing the unrealistic is easier than doing the realistic.
    Tim Ferriss
  71. Behold the turtle, he makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.
    Bruce Levin
  72. A goal is a dream with a deadline.
    Napoleon Hill
  73. Customers don’t expect you to be perfect. They do expect you to fix things when they go wrong.
    Donald Porter
  74. Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.
    Tony Hsieh
  75. Anything that is measured and watched improves.
    Bob Parsons
  76. There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
    Colin Powell
  77. I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non- successful ones is pure perseverance.
    Steve Jobs
  78. It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.
    Warren Buffett
  79. If people knew how hard I worked to achieve my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful after all.
    Michelangelo
  80. Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.
    Warren Buffett
  81. The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.
    Alice Walker
  82. 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
  83. Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
    Pablo Picasso
  84. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.
    Anais Nin
  85. Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
    Henry Ford
  86. The value of an idea lies in the using of it.
    Thomas Edison
  87. The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people.
    Tom Peters
  88. The golden rule for every business man is this: Put yourself in your customer’s place.
    Orison Swett Marden
  89. To kill time is not murder. It’s suicide.
    William James
  90. The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.
    Mark Twain
  91. Beware of any enterprise requiring new clothes.
    Henry Thoreau
  92. I stand up on my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way.
    Robin Williams
  93. You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
    Christopher Columbus
  94. You are not your resume, you are your work.
    Seth Godin
  95. You can’t fall if you don’t climb. But there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground.
    Unknown
  96. My son is now an ‘entrepreneur’. That’s what you’re called when you don’t have a job.
    Ted Turner
  97. Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
    Jim Rohn
  98. I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
    Maya Angelou
  99. 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
  100. A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.
    Jack Dempsey
    A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t. - Jack Dempsey
  101. People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.
    Zig Ziglar
  102. You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing, no one to blame.
    Erica Jong
  103. Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.
    Charles Swindoll
  104. Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching.
    George Van Valkenburg
  105. Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety- nine percent perspiration.
    Thomas A. Edison
  106. You jump off a cliff and you assemble an airplane on the way down.
    Reid Hoffman
  107. The more time you spend contemplating what you should have done… you lose valuable time planning what you can and will do.
    Lil Wayne
  108. What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
    Bob Dylan
  109. Stay self- funded as long as possible.
    Garrett Camp
  110. Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop.
    Jeffrey Zeldman
  111. All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.
    Michael John Bobak
  112. Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being.
    Kevin Kruse
  113. The only way around is through.
    Robert Frost
  114. Don’t compromise yourself. You’re all you’ve got.
    Janis Joplin
  115. Don’t play games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them.
    Tony Hsieh
  116. A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
    Henry Ford
  117. In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves. Self discipline with all of them came first.
    Harry S. Truman
  118. If you had asked people what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse.
    Henry Ford
  119. Even if you are on the right track, You’ll get run over if you just sit there.
    Will Rogers
  120. The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.
    Chinese Proverb
  121. There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them.
    Seth Godin
  122. Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.
    Arthur Ashe
  123. Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art. It is a practice.
    Peter Drucker
  124. Content is anything that adds value to the reader’s life.
    Avinash Kaushik
  125. Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.
    Chris Grosser
  126. Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need most.
    Unknown
  127. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
    Henry David Thoreau
  128. Entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create.
    David Karp
  129. Our job is to connect to people, to interact with them in a way that leaves them better than we found them, more able to get where they’d like to go.
    Seth Godin
  130. Content builds relationships. Relationships are built on trust. Trust drives revenue.
    Andrew Davis
  131. Winners never quit and quitters never win.
    Vince Lombardi
  132. A man should never neglect his family for business.
    Walt Disney
  133. You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
    Mahatma Gandhi
  134. Eighty percent of success is showing up.
    Woody Allen
  135. Paying attention to simple little things that most men neglect makes a few men rich.
    Henry Ford
  136. I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’
    Muhammad Ali
  137. An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.
    Edwin Land
  138. Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.
    Coco Chanel
  139. Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.
    Farrah Gray
  140. Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.
    Vince Lombardi
  141. With self discipline almost anything is possible.
    Theodore Roosevelt
  142. Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
    Samuel Johnson
  143. A calm sea does not make a skilled sailor.
    Unknown
  144. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
    David Brinkley
  145. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.
    Marie Curie
  146. Be yourself. The world worships an original.
    Ingrid Bergman
  147. Some people believe that holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go- and then do it.
    Ann Landers
  148. The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
    Vidal Sassoon
  149. If you don’t have time to do it right, you must have time to do it over.
    Unknown
  150. People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
    Dale Carnegie
    People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. - Dale Carnegie
  151. Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
    Bill Gates
  152. The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
    Ralph Nader
  153. Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are asking, what’s in it for me?
    Brian Tracy
  154. If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large.
    Jeff Bezos
  155. Even if you don’t have the perfect idea to begin with, you can likely adapt.
    Victoria Ransom
  156. Done is better than perfect.
    Sheryl Sandberg
  157. Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
    Babe Ruth
  158. The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
    Amelia Earhart
  159. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.
    Aristotle
  160. When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
    Helen Keller
  161. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.
    Unknown
  162. The best revenge is massive success.
    Frank Sinatra
  163. A person who is quietly confident makes the best leader.
    Fred Wilson
  164. I had to make my own living and my own opportunity! But I made it! Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them!
    C.J. Walker
  165. Being rich is having money. Being wealthy is having time.
    Stephen King
  166. It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
    Confucius
  167. Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions.
    Tony Robbin
  168. Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
    Robert T. Kiyosaki
  169. If you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.
    Mark Zuckerberg
  170. You don’t lead by hitting people over the head- that’s assault, not leadership.
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
  171. Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.
    Benjamin Franklin
  172. The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.
    Colin R. Davis
  173. Some people dream of success while others wake up and work.
    Unknown
  174. Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.
    Richard Branson
  175. Ideas are commodity. Execution of them is not.
    Michael Dell
  176. It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
    Abraham Lincoln
  177. The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing.
    Philip Fisher
  178. Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.
    Oscar Wilde
  179. A rich man’s joke is always funny.
    Thomas Browne
  180. If you’re not failing now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything innovative.
    Woody Allen
  181. If you would like to know the value of money, try to borrow some.
    Benjamin Franklin
  182. Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
    Winston Churchill
  183. Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.
    Seth Godin
  184. I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
    John D. Rockefeller
  185. Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.
    George Addair
  186. A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
    John Maxwell
  187. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
    Walt Disney
  188. Make your marketing so useful people would pay you for it.
    Jay Baer
  189. Even a correct decision is wrong when it was taken too late.
    Lee Iacocca
  190. Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
    Eleanor Roosevelt
  191. Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.
    John Lennon
  192. How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.
    Benjamin Disraeli
  193. Never work just for money or for power. They won’t save your soul or help you sleep at night.
    Marian Wright Edelman
  194. Do an evening review at the end of the day to reflect on what went well, and what you’d do differently next time.
    Marilyn Suttle
  195. Successful people are the ones who are breaking the rules.
    Seth Godin
  196. Time is the friend of the wonderful business, the enemy of the mediocre.
    Warren Buffett
  197. Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
    Henry David Thoreau
  198. Education costs money. But then so does ignorance.
    Sir Claus Moser
  199. You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exceptions.
    Steve Case
  200. Fail often so you can succeed sooner.
    Tom Kelley
    Fail often so you can succeed sooner. - Tom Kelley
  201. A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.
    Unknown
  202. People don’t believe what you tell them. They rarely believe what you show them. They often believe what their friends tell them. They always believe what they tell themselves.
    Seth Godin
  203. In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.
    Harold Geneen
  204. The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
    Muhammad Ali
  205. The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.
    Bruce Lee
  206. Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
    Martin Luther King Jr.
  207. Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
    Napoleon Bonaparte
  208. You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.
    Wayne Gretzky
  209. Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
    Dwight Eisenhower
  210. You must knock on doors until your knuckles bleed. Doors will slam in your face. You must pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and knock again. It’s the only way to achieve your goals in life.
    Michael Uslan
  211. Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.
    Robert Kiyosaki
  212. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
    Gloria Steinem
  213. Whatever you’re thinking, think bigger.
    Tony Hsieh
  214. Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
    Zig Ziglar
  215. Age is something that doesn’t matter, unless you are a cheese.
    Billie Burke
  216. Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
    George S. Patton
  217. The mind is everything. What you think you become.
    Buddha
  218. Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.
    Brian Tracy
  219. People are best convinced by things they themselves discover.
    Ben Franklin
  220. Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.
    David Rockefeller
  221. When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say ‘wow, that was an adventure,’ not ‘wow, I sure felt safe.’
    Tom Preston- Werner
  222. Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.
    Henry Ford
  223. All humans are entrepreneurs not because they should start companies but because the will to create is encoded in human DNA.
    – Reid Hoffman
  224. The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be.
    Reid Hoffman
  225. Creativity is intelligence having fun.
    Albert Einstein
  226. To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
    Pierre Corneille
  227. Trust your instincts.
    Estee Lauder
  228. The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that do.
    Anonymous
  229. Surviving a failure gives you more self- confidence. Failures are great learning tools… but they must be kept to a minimum.
    Jeffrey Immelt
  230. Every morning, I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work.
    Robert Orben
  231. Doing nothing is very hard to do. You never know when you’re finished.
    Leslie Nielsen
  232. Do one thing every day that scares you.
    Eleanor Roosevelt
  233. Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
    John R. Wooden
  234. So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.
    Caterina Fake
  235. Formula for success: Underpomise and overdeliver.
    Tom Peters
  236. Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.
    John Wayne
  237. The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
  238. The problem with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.
    Lilly Tomlin
  239. 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
  240. If I had a dollar for every time someone came to me with not only a problem but also a possible solution to that problem, I’d have $6.
    Brian Vaszily
  241. I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.
    Stephen Covey
  242. If Plan A doesn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters.
    Claire Cook
  243. Advertising is only evil when it advertises evil things.
    David Ogilvy
  244. There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
    Aristotle
  245. Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
    Coco Chanel
  246. Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.
    Les Brown
  247. If you can’t explain it to a 6- year old, you don’t know it yourself.
    Albert Einstein
  248. Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
    Albert Einstein
  249. No labor, however humbling, is dishonorable.
    The Talmud
  250. Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions.
    Dalai Lama
    Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions. - Dalai Lama
  251. You don’t need a weather man to know which way the wind blows.
    Bob Dylan
  252. Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career.
    Ryan Freitas
  253. If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.
    James Cameron
  254. The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
    Mark Twain
  255. Creative without strategy is called art. Creative with strategy is called advertising.
    Jeff I. Richards
  256. Dream big and dare to fail.
    Norman Vaughan
  257. If you can count your money, you don’t have a billion dollars.
    Paul Getty
  258. Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.
    Matt Biondi
  259. Either you run the day, or the day runs you.
    Jim Rohn
  260. If you’re not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.
    Reid Hoffman
  261. You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills.
    Jim Rohn
  262. A meeting is an event at which the minutes are kept and the hours are lost.
    Unknown
  263. Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.
    Steve Jobs
  264. Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
    Joshua J. Marine
  265. If your dreams don’t scare you, they’re not big enough.
    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
  266. The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don’t like their rules, whose would you use?
    Dale Carnegie
  267. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
    Dalai Lama
  268. It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
    Charles Darwin
  269. Screw it, let’s do it.
    Richard Branson
  270. People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.
    Simon Sinek
  271. The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do.
    Dennis Waitley
  272. Build it, and they will come only works in the movies. Social Media is a build it, nurture it, engage them and they may come and stay.
    Seth Godin
  273. I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.
    Thomas Jefferson
  274. It’s not the will to win that matters- everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.
    Bear Bryant
  275. The beginning is the most important part of the work.
    Plato
  276. You can’t sell anything if you can’t tell anything.
    Beth Comstock
  277. Every accomplishment starts with a decision to try.
    Unknown
  278. Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
    Napoleon Hill
  279. People rarely buy what they need. They buy what they want.
    Seth Godin
  280. Never mistake motion for action.
    Ernest Hemingway
  281. Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
    Napoleon Hill
  282. Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
    Thomas Edison
  283. If your stories are all about your products and services, that’s not storytelling. It’s a brochure. Give yourself permission to make the story bigger.
    Jay Baer
  284. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
    Theodore Roosevelt
  285. Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.
    Jamie Paolinetti
  286. You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills.
    Jim Rohn
  287. When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on.
    Theodore Roosevelt
  288. The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
  289. Please think about your legacy, because you’re writing it every day.
    Gary Vaynerchuck
  290. Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.
    Unknown
  291. What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
    Napoleon Hill
  292. It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.
    Scott Belsky
  293. Content should ask people to do something and reward them for it.
    Lee Odden
  294. You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.
    Zig Ziglar
  295. If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.
    Ray Kroc
  296. Better understated than overstated. Let people be surprised that it was more than you promised and easier than you said.
    Jim Rohn
  297. Appear tougher or cooler or funnier than you feel and there is a chance you might make it.
    Craig Ferguson
  298. Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.
    Howard Schultz
  299. If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.
    Jim Rohn
  300. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
    Vince Lombardi
    Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing. - Vince Lombardi
  301. What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight- it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
  302. There is no disinfectant like success.
    Daniel J. Boorstin
  303. If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
    Zig Ziglar
  304. You ain’t gonna learn what you don’t wanna know.
    Jerry Garcia
  305. The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.
    Roy L. Smith
  306. Do or do not; there is no try.
    Yoda
  307. I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.
    Florence Nightingale
  308. Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.
    Biz Stone
  309. The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.
    Carlos Castaneda
  310. Security isn’t what the wise person looks for; it’s opportunity.
    Earl Nightingale
  311. Don’t be afraid to get creative and experiment with your marketing.
    Mike Volpe
  312. Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.
    Mark Twain
  313. You can’t make anything viral, but you can make something good.
    Peter Shankman
  314. The first one gets the oyster the second gets the shell.
    Andrew Carnegie
  315. Good content isn’t about good storytelling. It’s about telling a true story well.
    Ann Handley
  316. Change before you have to.
    Jack Welch
  317. How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
    Anne Frank
  318. Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.
    Guy Kawasaki
  319. Big goals get big results. No goals get no results or somebody else’s results.
    Mark Victor Hansen
  320. Formal education will make you a living; self education will make you a fortune.
    Jim Rohn
  321. Bills travel through the mail at twice the speed of checks.
    J. Steven Wright
  322. We become what we think about.
    Earl Nightingale
  323. That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
    Friedrich Nietzsche
  324. Some things you have to do every day. Eating seven apples on Saturday night instead of one a day just isn’t going to get the job done.
    Jim Rohn
  325. Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.
    Jim Rohn
  326. Those who say it can not be done, should not interrupt those doing it.
    Chinese Proverb
  327. It’s not so much how busy you are but why you are busy. The bee is praised. The mosquito is swatted.
    Mary O’Connor
  328. See things in the present, even if they are in the future.
    Larry Ellison
  329. Ideas in secret die. They need light and air or they starve to death.
    Seth Godin
  330. To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.
    Sr. Thomas Watson
  331. It’s not that we need new ideas, but we need to stop having old ideas.
    Edwin Land
  332. When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
    Lao Tzu
  333. Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing it is stupid.
    Albert Einstein
  334. Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
    Maya Angelou
  335. We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
    Plato
  336. Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
    Mark Twain
  337. If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
    Jim Rohn
  338. Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.
    Albert Einstein
  339. I like thinking big. If you’re going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.
    Donald Trump
  340. Speak to your audience in their language about what’s in their heart.
    Jonathan Lister
  341. In business, you don’t get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate.
    Anonymous
  342. One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it is worth watching.
    Unknown
  343. If you don’t drive your business, you will be driven out of business.
    B. C. Forbes
  344. Don’t find fault. Find a remedy.
    Henry Ford
  345. Wonder what your customer really wants? Ask. Don’t tell.
    Lisa Stone
  346. The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
  347. I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
    Socrates
  348. You practice and you get better. It’s very simple.
    Philip Glass
  349. A goal is a dream with a deadline.
    Napoleon Hill
  350. If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.
    Steve Jobs
    If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time. - Steve Jobs
  351. Never tell your problems to anyone … 20 percent don’t care and the other 80 percent are glad you have them.
    Lou Holtz
  352. You can’t try to do things. You must simply do things.
    Ray Bradbury
  353. I don’t look to jump over 7- foot bars; I look around for 1- foot bars that I can step over.
    – Warren Buffett
  354. What is harder than rock or softer than water? Yet soft water hollows out hard rock. Persevere.
    Ovid
  355. Poor people have big TV. Rich people have big library.
    Jim Rohn
  356. Theory is splendid but until put into practice, it is valueless.
    James Cash Penney
  357. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.
    Robert Frost
  358. An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a narrow field.
    Niels Bohr
  359. Stopping advertising to save money is like stopping your watch to save time.
    Henry Ford
  360. The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.
    Ayn Rand
  361. Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
    Thomas Edison
  362. You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, any direction you choose.
    Dr. Seuss
  363. Bring the best of your authentic self to every opportunity.
    John Jantsch
  364. If you get bored with social media, it’s because you are trying to get more value than you create.
    Fast Company
  365. It takes as much stress to be a success as it does to be a failure.
    Emilio James Trujillo

 

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