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60 Famous Life Quotes and Sayings from 60 Famous Entrepreneurs

Today, I will be sharing with you 60 famous life quotes and sayings from 60 famous entrepreneurs.” These 60 famous life quotes reveals the perspectives and beliefs of some of the world’s famous entrepreneurs. I hope you learn from these famous entrepreneurs view of life.

To everything, there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven.  A time to plant and a time to harvest that; which is planted.  A time to break down and a time to build up.” – Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8

"Face reality as it is; not as it was or as you wish it were." – Jack Welch

Without wasting much of your time, below are 60 famous life quotes and sayings from 60 famous entrepreneurs.

                60 Famous Life Quotes and Sayings from 60 Famous Entrepreneurs


1.            “I wake up every morning thinking…this is my last day. And I jam everything into it. There’s no time for mediocrity. This is no damned dress rehearsal.” – Anita Roddick

2.            "I shall argue that strong men conversely know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater purpose." – Andrew Carnegie

3.            “When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.” – W. Clement Stone

4.            “Somewhere out there are a few men with more innate talent at golf than Jack Nicklaus or women with greater ability at tennis than Chris Evert or Martina Navratilova but they will never lift a club or swing a racket and therefore will never find out how great they could have been. Instead, they will be content to sit and watch stars perform on television.”

5.            “I regret being the richest man in the world because that position attracts undeserved publicity.” – Bill Gates

6.            "God is such a loving father. He gave everyone of us a blank signed check. Anything you write on that check will be yours. But unfortunately; most people die poor because they don't dare to write something big on that check. That check is a gift called life." – Ajaero Tony Martins

7.            "There is no man living who isn't capable of doing more than he thinks he can do." – Henry Ford

8.            "Life is like a cobweb, not an organizational chart." – Henry Ross Perot

9.            “Happiness is not reaching our goal. Happiness is being on the way. It’s our wonderful fate to just be at the beginning.” – Ingvar Kamprad

10.          "What's coming will come and we will just have to meet it when it does." – J. K Rowling

                60 Famous Life Quotes and Sayings from 60 Famous Entrepreneurs


11.          "In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy." – J. Paul Getty

12.          “I believe a man is better anchored who has a belief in the Supreme Being.” – James Cash Penny

13.          "Every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity an obligation, every possession a duty." – John D. Rockefeller

14.          “You realize that life is short and fragile; and when you are facing walls of water, you understand your own mortality can change and how quickly things could change.” – Larry Ellison

15.          "We must have a theme, a goal, a purpose in our lives. If you don't know where you are aiming, you don't have a goal. My goal is to live my life in such a way that when I die, someone can say, 'she cared." – Mary Kay Ash

16.          “My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” – Oprah Winfrey

17.          "The more a person seeks security, the more that person gives up control over his life." – Rich Dad

18.          "The most life destroying word of all is the word tomorrow." – Robert Kiyosaki

19.          "I know this world is ruled by infinite intelligence. Everything that surrounds us – everything that exists, proves that there are infinite laws behind it. There can be no denying this fact. It's mathematical in its precision." – Thomas Edison

20.          “Let us do or die.” – Warren Buffett

                60 Famous Life Quotes and Sayings from 60 Famous Entrepreneurs


21.          “When you have made it in life, you must give back to those who made you.” – Aliko Dangote

22.          “Things never go smoothly.” – Jeff Bezos

23.          “Decide what it is that you are and then stay true to that thing. My brand is based very much on how I live my day-to-day life.” – Rachael Ray

24.          “Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.” – Steve Jobs

25.          “May my legend prosper and thrive. I wish it a long and happy life.” – Coco Chanel

26.          “Getting out of the way is really important.” – Craig Newmark

27.          “To sit down with a blank piece of paper and write was the most traumatic thing that had ever faced me in life. I had ideas in my head, but I could not get the stuff down. It was a crushing time.” – Charles Schwab

28.          “In the beginning there was nothing and God said 'Let there be light', and there was still nothing but everybody could see it.” – Dave Thomas

29.          “Good enough never is. Set your standards so high that even the flaws are considered excellent.” – Debbi Fields

30.          “My first-grade teacher told me I was the dumbest student she ever had. She did me a favor. If she told me I was very smart, I wouldn’t have tried to improve.” – Ernest Gallo

                60 Famous Life Quotes and Sayings from 60 Famous Entrepreneurs


31.          I didn't get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.” – Estee Lauder

32.          “I had a lot to learn.” – Fred DeLuca

33.          “You've got to enjoy what you're doing, and have some fun, and be able to laugh at yourself a bit.” – Fred Smith

34.          “I enjoy the independence of single-handling a boat. I like controlling the elements, making the wind and the waves and the water work for me.” – Gerry Schwartz

35.          “Remain true to yourself and your philosophy. Changing in the face of adversity will in fact diminish your credibility” – Giorgio Armani

36.          “I made a resolve then that I was going to amount to something if I could. And no hours, nor amount of labor, nor amount of money would deter me from giving the best that there was in me. And I have done that ever since, and I win by it. I know.” – Harland Sanders

37.          “You must be very patient, very persistent. The world isn't going to shower gold coins on you just because you have a good idea. You're going to have to work like crazy to bring that idea to the attention of people. They're not going to buy it unless they know about it.” – Herb Kelleher

38.          Once you consent to some concession, you can never cancel it and put things back the way they are.” – Howard Hughes

39.          “Life should be enjoyed, not wasted counting fat grams and calories.” – Jenny Craig

40.          Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see farther.” – J. P. Morgan

                60 Famous Life Quotes and Sayings from 60 Famous Entrepreneurs


41.          I'm convinced that the only way to get ahead in this world is to live and sell dangerously. You've got to live beyond your means. You've got to commit yourself to an act or vision that pulls you further than you want to go and forces you to use your hidden strengths.” – John H. Johnson

42.          Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.” – Jim Rohn

43.          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

44.          “You can believe in Fung Shui if you want, but ultimately people control their own fate. The most important thing is to improve yourself and give it your best. Then many things previously thought to be impossible will become possible.” – Li Ka Shing

45.          “Toughness is a good thing, yet it is considered good only in men. When a woman is tough, men can't stand it. I like being tough and smart.” – Lilian Vernon

46.          “I must reclaim my good life and I must return to my good works.” – Martha Stewart

47.          “There are no shortcuts. You have to work hard, and try to put yourself in a position where if luck strikes, you can see the opportunity and take advantage of it. I would also say it's hard not to fool yourself. Everyone tells you how they are going to be "special," but few do the work to get there. Do the work.” – Mark Cuban

48.          “Don’t spend so much time trying to choose the perfect opportunity, that you miss the right opportunity.” – Michael Dell

49.          “I think those challenges are really critical and really important. What you learn from them is, of course, kind of what they say, ‘If it doesn’t kill you, it makes you stronger,’ and it’s true. And what you learn from those challenges and those failures are what will get you past the next ones.” – Pierre Omidyar

50.          “One is only happy in proportion as he makes others feel happy and only useful as he contributes his influences for the finer callings in life.” – Milton Hershey

                60 Famous Life Quotes and Sayings from 60 Famous Entrepreneurs


51.          “What I do is about living. It’s about living the best life you can and enjoying the fullness of the life around you – from what you wear, to the way you live, to the way you love.” – Ralph Lauren

52.          “It’s easy to have principles when you're rich. The important thing is to have principles when you're poor.” – Ray Kroc

53.          It was an extremely satisfying experience. Taking smart risks can be very gratifying.” – Reed Hastings

54.          “We’re not reinventing the wheel; we’re just painting it black.” – Robert Johnson

55.          "I believe in benevolent dictatorship provided I am the dictator." – Richard Branson

56.          We have no intention of failing. The only question is how great a success we'll have.” – Rupert Murdoch

57.          Ignore the conventional wisdom. If everybody else is doing it one way, there's a good chance you can find your niche by going in exactly the opposite direction.” – Sam Walton

58.          “Our one goal is to give the world a taste of peace, friendship and understanding. Through the visual arts, the art of celebration of life, we are dedicated to making this the most emotional opening ceremony ever.” – Steve Spielberg

59.          “I'd rather go to hell. Heaven has got to be boring.” – Ted Turner

60.          If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney © 2009 - 2015. All Rights Reserved | See Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.