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Business Quotes

  • 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, Founder of Wendy’s

  • The secret of change is to focus all your energy not on fighting the old but on building the new. — Socrates, father of Western philosophy

  • Always deliver more than expected. — Larry Page, co-founder of Google

  • Every time we launch a feature, people yell at us. — Angelo Sotira, co-founder of deviantART

  • Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that. — Anthony Volodkin, founder of Hype Machine

  • “If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late. — Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn

  • The value of an idea lies in the using of it. — Thomas Edison, co-founder of General Electric

  • Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect. — Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter

  • Always look for the fool in the deal. If you don’t find one, it’s you. — Mark Cuban, AXS TV Chairman and entrepreneur

  • If you define yourself by how you differ from the competition, you’re probably in trouble. — Omar Hamoui, co-founder of AdMob

  • Wonder what your customer really wants? Ask. Don’t tell. — Lisa Stone, co-founder and CEO of BlogHer

  • When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue. — Josh James, CEO and co-founder of Omniture

  • Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. — Golda Meir, fourth Prime Minister of Israel

    Business Quotes

  • The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be. — Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn co-founder

  • Nothing works better than just improving your product. — Joel Spolsky, co-founder of Stack Overflow

  • Get big quietly, so you don’t tip off potential competitors. — Chris Dixon, an investor at Andreessen Horowitz

  • Don’t try to be original, just try to be good. — Paul Rand, Graphic Designer

  • If you’re interested in the living heart of what you do, focus on building things rather than talking about them. — Ryan Freitas, co-founder of About.me

  • Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard. — Guy Kawasaki, entrepreneur and co-founder of Alltop

  • Every day that we spent not improving our products was a wasted day. — Joel Spolsky, co-founder of Stack Overflow

  • Stay self-funded as long as possible. — Garrett Camp, founder of Expa, Uber, and StumbleUpon

  • Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success. — Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter

  • Fortunes are built during the down market and collected in the upmarket. — Jason Calacanis, founder of LAUNCH Ticker

  • You can’t make anything viral, but you can make something good. — Peter Shankman, founder of HARO

  • I never dreamed about success, I worked for it. — Estee Lauder, founder of Estee Lauder Cosmetics

  • Ideas are commodity. Execution of them is not. — Michael Dell, chairman, and CEO of Dell

  • Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create. — Oprah Winfrey, media proprietor

  • Don’t be cocky. Don’t be flashy. There’s always someone better than you. — Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos

  • A person who is quietly confident makes the best leader. — Fred Wilson, co-founder of Union Square Ventures

  • Oprah Winfrey: Don’t worry about being successful but work toward being significant and the success will naturally follow.

  • Mandy Hale: There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.

  • John A. Shedd: A ship in the harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.

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