Top 10 Inspirational Quotes for Business Owners

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As business consultants, we understand the complex issues that come with owning a business. Become inspired and get your employees motivated with our favorite 10 quotes on career success for business owners!


“Nothing will work unless you do.”

– Maya Angelou, American poet, civil rights activist, memoirist


“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”

– Stephen R. Covey, American educator, author, businessman, and motivational speaker

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.”

– Steve Jobs, American entrepreneur

“Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.”

– Multiple Attributes

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”

– Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. President

“Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.”

– Peter Drucker, American Business Consultant

“Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.”

– John Maxwell, American author, and speaker


“Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”

– Mark Twain, American Writer

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.”

– Vince Lombardi, American Football Coach


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

– Winston Churchill, British statesman, soldier, and writer

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