45 Quotes To Keep You Motivated Towards Your Goals

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We all sometimes struggle with motivation, which is why we put together 45 quotes to keep you going.

When entrepreneurs talk about their ambitions and dreams, more often than not, they tend to go into a very special emotional state and you can’t miss that sparkle in their eyes. This passion towards their goals drives them to work hard and also inspire their team to perform well. Whilst most people are distracted from work due to overindulging into unfruitful things such as watching sports, checking every little update on social media platforms, etc., a successful entrepreneur manages to either enjoy them within reasonable limits or get rid of such distractions altogether.

When you embark upon a mission to develop a business idea, you need to think outside the box for solutions that have not been used before. To be able to carve your own path to success, you need to stay focused and accept the fact that there will be setbacks that should not be misunderstood as failures. If you lose your enthusiasm, failure is inevitable but if you stay motivated, you will overcome.

So, next time you are struggling with some setbacks, go through this list of motivating quotes put together by Total Processing. These quotes from some of the most successful entrepreneurs will help you see the bright side of struggle and realize that failures are not permanent but an opportunity to try again with more conviction.

45 Legendary Quotes By Success Entrepreneurs & Business People

#1 “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” – Richard Branson, Founder and Chairman of The Virgin Group

#2 “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford, Founder of Ford Motor Company

#3 “Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world…if you do so, you are insulting yourself.” – Bill Gates, Founder and CEO of Microsoft

#4 “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney, Founder of the Walt Disney Company

#5 “If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it great.” – Tom Hanks, Actor and Filmmaker

#6 “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” – Steve Jobs, Founder of Apple

#7 “Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel, Fashion Designer, and Businesswoman

#8 “So go ahead. Fall down. The world looks different from the ground.” – Oprah Winfrey, Media Proprietor, Talk Show Host, Actress, Producer, and Philanthropist

#9 “The question I ask myself almost every day is, ‘Am I doing the most important thing I could be doing?'” – Mark Zuckerberg, Founder & CEO of Facebook

#10 “Everyone has an idea, but it’s really about executing the idea and attracting other people to help you with the idea.” – Jack Dorsey, Co-Founder and CEO of Twitter

#11 “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison, Inventor, and Businessman

#12 “Always deliver more than expected.” – Larry Page, Co-Founder of Google

#13 “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” – Michael Jordan, Professional Basketball Player

#14 “Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.” – Anita Roddick, Founder of The Body Shop

#15 “Solving big problems is easier than solving little problems.” – Sergey Brin, Co-Founder of  Google

#16 “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein, Physicist

#17 “Make your team feel respected, empowered, and genuinely excited about the company’s mission.” – Tim Westergren, Founder of Pandora

#18 “I would like to be remembered as someone who did the best she could with the talent she had.” – JK Rowling, Novelist, Screenwriter & Film Producer

#19 “It is better to risk starving to death than surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?” – Jim Carrey, Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter and Producer

#20“Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.” – Arianna Huffington, Co-Founder of The Huffington Post

#21 “Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” – Richard Branson, Founder & Chairman of the Virgin Group

#22 “I don’t want the fear of failure to stop me from doing what I really care about.” – Emma Watson, Actress, Model and Activist

#23 “Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful, that’s what matters to me.” – Steve Jobs, Founder of Apple

#24 “If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.” – Jeff Bezos, Founder & CEO of Amazon

#25 “Success if walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister26) “I get excited by being told it’s not been done before or it’s not possible. Why? Let’s find a different way to do it and let’s do it. Now, that’s exciting!”

#26 “I get excited by being told it’s not been done before or it’s not possible. Why? Let’s find a different way to do it and let’s do it. Now, that’s exciting!” – Victoria Beckham, Businesswoman, Fashion Designer and Model

#27 “A good leader is not necessarily the most popular person in their business, but the best ones are liked because they are respected for their clarity and vision.” – Alan Sugar, Business Magnate, Media Personality, Politician and Advisor

#28 “Don’t expect anything from anybody, work hard, put your head down, be good at what you do and good stuff will happen…” – Deborah Meaden, Dragon’s Den Investor

#29 “The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow.” – Rupert Murdoch, Media Mogul

#30 “I don’t believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process.” – Oprah Winfrey, Media Proprietor, Talk Show Host, Actress, Producer and Philanthropist

#31 “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” – Bill Gates, Founder and CEO of Microsoft

#32 “The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow.” – Ingvar Kamprad, Founder of Ikea

#33 “What I’ve learned from running is that the time to push hard is when you’re hurting like crazy and you want to give up. Success is often just around the corner.” – James Dyson, Founder of the Dyson Company

#34 “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton, Founder of The Hilton Hotels chain

#35 “So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.” – Caterina Fake, Co-Founder of Flickr

#36 “Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.” – Jack Dorsey, Co-Founder & CEO of Twitter

#37 “Don’t take too much advice. Most people who have a lot of advice to give — with a few exceptions — generalize whatever they did. Don’t over-analyze everything. I myself have been guilty of over-thinking problems. Just build things and find out if they work.” – Ben Silbermann, Founder of Pinterest

#38 “The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be.” – Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder of LinkedIn

#39 “But you have to do what you dream of doing even while you’re afraid.” – Arianna Huffington, Co-Founder of the Huffington Post

#40 “Failure is simply the opportunity to be again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford, Founder of Ford Motor Company

#41 “If you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.” – Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO of Facebook

#42 “Believe it or not, I have about the same success rate as anyone else. Sometimes you hit, sometimes you miss.” – Seth MacFarlane, Actor, Filmmaker, Singer

#43 “Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” – Howard Schultz,  CEO of Starbucks

#44 “We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It’s our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better.” – Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO of Amazon

#45 “I think it’s healthy for a person to be nervous. It means you care – that you work hard and want to give a great performance.” – Beyoncé, Singer, Songwriter, Actress

45 Quotes To Keep You Motivated Towards Your Goals



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