All humans are entrepreneurs not because they should start companies but because the will to create is encoded in human DNA.
Reid Hoffman, Co-founder, LinkedIn
When you cease to dream you cease to live.
The only thing worse than starting something and failing… is not starting something.
Seth Godin, Founder, Squidoo
I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.
Steve Jobs, Co-founder, CEO, Chairman Apple Inc
Think you can’t win government contracts? Think again!
Randy Wimmer, Founder, Government Contracting Academy
I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.
Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO, Amazon
My wife gave me an Entrepreneur’s Journal with ‘We know you can do it’ painted on the cover and signed by our children’s handprints. Launching a company was no longer to pursue a personal dream…it was for the reasons that I lived…those tiny hands.
Randy Wimmer, Founder, Analytic Strategies
Whether you think you can, or think you can’t — you’re right.
Henry Ford, Founder, Ford Motor Company
You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over. Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin Group
It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.
Scott Belsky, Co-founder, Behance
Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.
Drew Houston, Co-founder and CEO, Dropbox
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.
Nolan Bushnell, Founder, Atari
Fail often so you can succeed sooner.
Tom Kelley, Founder, Ideo
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Walt Disney, Founder, Disney
When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say ‘wow, that was an adventure,’ not ‘wow, I sure felt safe.