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Success and Entrepreneurship: The Ultimate List of Inspirational Quotes

Success can’t be easily defined, mostly because it means so many different things for the different people. Feeling successful is a desired situation for all entrepreneurs who believe in their ideas and are willing to work hard in order to change the world as we know it. Here you can find the ultimate list of quotes about success from some of the most influential people not only from the entrepreneurial world.

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” Bill Gates

“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

“One of the huge mistakes people make is that they try to force an interest on themselves. You don’t choose your passions; your passions choose you.”  Jeff Bezos

“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” Vince Lombardi

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” Vince Lombardi

“Success is not what you have, but who you are.” Bo Bennet

“There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.” Christopher Morley

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” Albert Schweitzer

“Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.” Vaibhav Shah

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.” Robert Collier

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

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

“Success is how high you bounce after you hit bottom.” General George Patton

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

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” Henry David Thoreau

“The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.” Richard Brinsley Sheridan

“The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.” Mark Caine

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” Jim Rohn

“The media wants overnight successes (so they have someone to tear down). Ignore them. Ignore the early adopter critics that never have enough to play with. Ignore your investors that want proven tactics and predictable instant results. Listen instead to your real customers, to your vision and make something for the long haul. Because that’s how long it’s going to take, guys.” Seth Godin

─ April 29, 2015