Business Quotations

A collection of inspiring and motivating Business Quotations.

Starting a business is easy, but running a successful business takes lots of work and determination.

Most statistics will tell you 25% of all new businesses fail by the end of the first year. Those that survive, half will fail by year five. That's not very inspiring and I've been on both sides of the statistics. I closed a business after just a few months, a couple barely made it to one year, and others I've run successfully for 10 years.

In order to succeed you can't let any one failure hold you down. If you fail, that's ok it's an opportunity to learn. Look at what happened, see what went wrong and what you could have done differently. Then also look at your successes and learn why they worked, what you did right, and how you can repeat it. Don't count on luck, learn from your experiences and take action.

This website is a business that I built and have successfully run since 2008. I followed my passion in choosing to share Inspirational Quotes and didn't let the statistics hold me back. Now I have a successful website that I enjoy working on, doesn't monopolize my time, and earns me a nice income.

Every great endeavor begins with a first step. Use the following quotations to inspire and motivate yourself towards taking your first step towards success. Enjoy this page of Business Quotations.



Efficiency is doing things right;
effectiveness is doing the right things.
-Peter Drucker



I have found no greater satisfaction
than achieving success through honest dealing
and strict adherence to the view that,
for you to gain, those you deal with should gain as well.
-Alan Greenspan



Remember, a real decision is measured
by the fact that you've taken new action.
If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
-Anthony Robbins



What material success does
is provide you with the ability to concentrate
on other things that really matter.
And that is being able to make a difference,
not only in your own life,
but in other people's lives.
-Oprah Winfrey



The real world isn't a place, it's an excuse.
It's a justification for not trying.
It has nothing to do with you.
-Jason Fried/David Hansson



Efficiency is doing better what is already being done.
-Peter Drucker



We provide food that customers love,
day after day after day.
People just want more of it.
-Ray Kroc



If you do build a great experience,
customers tell each other about that.
Word of mouth is very powerful.
-Jeff Bezos



Executives owe it to the organization
and to their fellow workers
not to tolerate nonperforming individuals in important jobs.
-Peter Drucker



Money made through dishonest practices will not last long.
-Chinese Proverb



A business has to be involving,
it has to be fun,
and it has to exercise your creative instincts.
-Richard Branson



Well, you know,
I was a human being before I became a businessman.
-George Soros



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



Since we live in an age of innovation,
a practical education must prepare a man for work
that does not yet exist and cannot yet be clearly defined.
-Peter Drucker



Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
-Steve Jobs



A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm
will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
-Mary Kay Ash



Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship.
The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.
-Peter Drucker


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