60 Motivational Quotes for Small Business Owners

These motivational quotes are useful for small business owners.

The motivational quotes in this articles have been packaged for small business owners. The motivational quotes will help you in the day to day running of your business. The same way you need techical resources for small business, you equally need motivational resources for small business owners. For small business owners to keep going especially when things seems hard, these quotes will get you motivated.

I think when you move past your fear and you go after your dreams wholeheartedly, you become free. Know what I’m saying? Move past the fear. –  LL Cool J

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas Edison

Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly – Mae West

I can’t imagine a person becoming a success who doesn’t give this game of life everything he’s got.- Walter Cronkite

Action is the foundational key to all success. – Pablo Picasso

A diamond is nothing more than a lump of coal that stuck to it’s job. – Leonardo Di Vinci

Inspiration exists but it has to find you working – Pabio Picasso

I don’t focus on what I’m up against, I focus on my goal and I try to ignore the rest – Venus Williams

It doesn’t matter if the glass is half empty or half full… Be grateful that you have a glass, and there is something in it. – Jelly Wong

You have everything you need to build build something bigger than yourself – Seth Godin

I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others… I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent. – Thomas Edison

If You Don’t Build Your Dreams, Someone Will Hire You To Build Theirs.- Tony Gaskins jr

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

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill

Progress is impossible without change. And those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. – George Bernard Shaw

You miss hundred percent of the shot you never take. – Wayne Gretsky

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. – Albert Einstein

To succeed in business, to reach the top, an individual must know all it is possible to know about that business.- J. Paul Getty

Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can’t miss – Lee Iacocca

Timing, perseverance, and 10 years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.- Biz Stone

You have chosen the wrong path if it’s not fun. And you are probably not taking enough risk if it’s not hard and rocky sometimes.- Marc Benioff

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle

I’m a big fan of small business ownership. I think it’s the backbone of American innovation. But to be successful, you first have to have the courage to go for it. – Bill Rancic

Behind every small business, there is a story worth knowing. All the corner shops in our towns and cities; the restaurants, cleaners, gyms, hair salons, hardware stores –these didn’t come out of nowhere. – Paul Ryan

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up. – Thomas Edison

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill

To win without risk is to triumph without glory – Anonymous

Surround yourself only with people who are going to lift you higher – Oprah Winfrey

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. – Steve Jobs

Small business isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s for the brave, the patient and the persistent. It’s for the overcomer – Anonymous

A project is complete when it starts working for you, rather than you working for it. – Scott Allen

First seek to understand, then to be understood. – Stephen Covey

I’m happy as long as I am making other people happy. – Dominique Ansel

Success and profitability are outcomes of focusing on customers and employees, not objectives.- Jack Ma

Step by step. I can’t think of a better way of accomplishing anything.- Michael Jordan

Also Read: Leadership Quotes for Small Business Owners

Other motivational quotes include the following:

  1. As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.―John Greenleaf Whittier
  2. For small business people, less paperwork means higher profits, boosted sales and more time with the family.- Tony Abbott
  3. Hire character, train skills. – Peter Schutz
  4. 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
  5. I grew up in a family business… that really has provided the core of my belief in American small business, and in America’s ability to grow and operate important businesses that can compete and be successful.- Karen Mills
  6. If you don’t have regular and accurate financial statements, you’re driving your business 100 miles an hour down a one-way street the wrong way, at night, in the fog, without lights.― Jim Blasingame
  7. Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy. – Norman Schwarzkopf
  8. Many small businesses are doomed from day one, not from competition or the economy, but from the ignorance of their owners . . . their destiny is already decided because they have no idea how a business should be operated.―William Manchee
  9. Ninety Percent of new business fail in the first three months of launching, due to lack of proper planning, wrong selection of niche/products and marketing platform.―  Raveendran
  10. One of biggest lies in politics is the lie that Republicans are the party of big business. Big business does great with big government. Big business is very happy to climb in bed with big government. Republicans are and should be the party of small business and of entrepreneurs. – Ted Cruz
  11. Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.-Thomas Edison
  12. Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business. – Zig Ziglar
  13. Stop selling, start helping – Zig Ziglar
  14. Surround yourself with like-minded people who support you on the road to success.― Shirley George Frazier
  15. The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary – Vidal Sassoon
  16. The problem is that many entrepreneurs start with good intentions to create a new mindset system but then slack off. The solution is to make that system part of your daily routine.- Lisa A. Mininni
  17. The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer.- Peter F. Drucker
  18. There is only one boss: the customer. And he can fire everybody in the company, from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.- Sam Walton
  19. To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart. – Thomas Watson, Snr
  20. To have a great idea, have a lot of them. -Thomas A. Edison
  21. Update a traditional element of your business with social media designs. Facebook, Twitter, and other social media are hot right now, and leveraging their popularity can make your business stand out, be memorable, and seem fresh and up-to-date.― Anita Campbell
  22. What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: Know your product better than anyone. Know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed.- Dave Thomas
  23. Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. – Peter F. Drucker
  24. You have to have more leadership, less management. It’s about getting stuff done. You can sit around and analyze things forever, but while you do that the competition has moved on.- Peter Vesterbacka
  25. You read a book from beginning to end. You run a business the opposite way. You start with the end, and then you do everything you must to reach it.- Harold S. Geneen
  26. Your most unhappy customers are your greatest sources of learning. – Bill Gates

I believe that the motivational quotes listed above will help you in your business. You shall succeed!

Also Read: Life Lesson Quotes That Can Inspire Everyone

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