Managing a business requires a lot of work. And on some days. it might even feel like that you won’t see the results of your dedication and sacrifices. That’s why we’ve gathered 50 amazing digital entrepreneurs motivational quotes to help you push through the rough gray days.

We understand that entrepreneurship can be lonely and whether you are starting or managing a business, the road simply doesn’t get easier making it hard to stay motivated.

But the truth is that every entrepreneur and startup CEOs go through a lot of ups and downs. So, we hope you can find some inspiration in some of these business quotes: 

  1. “If we tried to think of a good idea, we wouldn’t have been able to think of a good idea. You just have to find the solution for a problem in your own life.” -Brian Chesky, Co-founder of Airbnb
  2. “One of the greatest skills of leadership is being unflappable. Anytime you do anything in the world; there’s going to be criticism.” -Arianna Huffington, Co-found and editor-in-chief of Huffington Post Media Group
  3. “When you are building a startup, it’s difficult. Particularly, a startup that is expanding at the rate of Tinder. You have to give 100%, and you have to be committed. Solving the problem has to be personal or else you’re going to disintegrate.” -Sean Rad, Co-founder of Tinder, Inc.
  4. “Success depends on employees. For me knowing and connecting with my employees is very important.” -Divine Ndhlukula, founder and managing director of DDNS Security Operations Ltd
  5. “Selling is not a pushy, winner-takes-all, macho act. It is an empathy-led, process-driven, and knowledge-intensive discipline. Because, in the end, people buy from people.” -Subroto Bagchi, Co-founder of Mindtree
  6. “Ignore the hype of the startups that you see in the press. Mostly, it’s a pack of lies. Half of these startups will be dead in a year. So, focus on building your business so you can be the one left standing.” -Jules Pieri, Co-founder and CEO of The Grommet
  7. “It’s important to realize that a brand is much more than a logo and slogan. A brand is who your company is: how you function and make decisions.” -Joanna McFarland, Co-founder of HopSkipDrive
  8. “Do not focus on numbers. Focus on doing what you do best. It’s about building a community who wants to visit your site every day because you create value and offer expertise.” -Cassey Ho, Founder of Blogilates.com
  9. “When in doubt, bootstrap. Using your own personal resources is the easiest way to start a business. You don’t have to convince investors about the merits of your idea. You just have to convince yourself.” -Ryan Holmes, Co-founder of Hootsuite
  10. “You have to see failure as the beginning and the middle, but never entertain it as an end.” -Jessica Herrin, founder and CEO of Stella & Dot
  11. “Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey
  12.  “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” – Bill Gates
  13. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffett
  14. “One of the huge mistakes people make is that they try to force an interest on themselves. You don’t choose your passions; your passions choose you.” – Jeff Bezos
  15. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison
  16.  “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein
  17. “As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.” – Donald Trump
  18. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
  19. ”Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration.” – Thomas Edison
  20. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
  21. . “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” – Vince Lombardi
  22. “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”- Napoleon Hill
  23. “I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” – Bill Cosby
  24. “Success is not what you have, but who you are.” – Bo Bennet
  25. “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t so you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.” – Warren G. Tracy’s student
  26.  “To win without risk is to triumph without glory.” – Corneille
  27.  “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain
  28. “There is only one success- to be able to spend your life in your own way.” – Christopher Morley
  29. “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.”- Napoleon Hill
  30. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer
  31. “What is not started will never get finished” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  32.  “When you cease to dream you cease to live.” – Malcolm Forbes
  33.  “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn
  34.  “The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake- you can’t learn anything from being perfect.” – Adam Osborne
  35.  “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell
  36. “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader
  37. “Choose a job that you like, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius
  38. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates
  39. “Every problem is a gift—without problems we would not grow.” – Anthony Robbins
  40. “You only have to do a few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.” – Warren Buffett
  41. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau
  42. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anaïs Nin
  43. “I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.” – G.K. Chesterton
  44. “I don’t know the word ‘quit.’ Either I never did, or I have abolished it.” – Susan Butcher
  45. “Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” – Theodore Roosevelt
  46. “Almost everything worthwhile carries with it some sort of risk, whether it’s starting a new business, whether it’s leaving home, whether it’s getting married, or whether it’s flying into space.” – Chris Hadfield
  47. “The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.” – Barack Obama
  48. “Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.” – William Durant
  49. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired and success achieved.” – Helen Keller
  50. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

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We hope these inspirational quotes have fueled your drive on entrepreneurship. Always strive to take action and learn how to market your products better.

What are some of your favorite digital entrepreneurs motivational quotes? Share them with us in the comments below!

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