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Inspiration and Motivation for Your Business

As leaders are aware, success and failure are intrinsically intertwined in business. Luckily for those seeking inspirational and informed advice that can help when the going gets rough, the following insights from several of both contemporary history and corporate America’s most famous figures can help provide a quick pick-me-up. You don’t have to be a motivational speaker to benefit from their wisdom either: As both many experts an everyday individuals have observed, sometimes the simplest reminders can serve to benefit any working professional, company, or organization in unexpected ways. Looking for a little inspiration that can help you start your workday off on the right note? Read on to enjoy 25 quotes that any businessperson or enterprise will find provide a quick, fun and uplifting way to put a little pep back in their step.

  1. “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” – Theodore Roosevelt
  2. “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” – Bill Cosby
  3. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill
  4. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” ― Truman Capote
  5. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” ― Walt Disney
  6. “Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.” ― Winston Churchill
  7. “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” ― Woody Allen
  8. “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” ― Robert F. Kennedy
  9. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” ― Vince Lombardi Jr.
  10. “You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying. To the best you can do every day.” ― Jason Mraz
  11. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” ― Herman Melville
  12. “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” ― George Bernard Shaw
  13. The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.” ― Thomas A. Edison
  14. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” ― Michael Jordan
  15. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” ― Oprah Winfrey
  16. “To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone.” ― Reba McEntire
  17. “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way” ― Martin Luther King, Jr.
  18. “Vision without execution is just hallucination.” ― Henry Ford
  19. “Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions.” ―Tony Robbins
  20. “Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.” ―John Wayne
  21. “As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.” ― Donald Trump
  22. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” ―Vidal Sassoon
  23. “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” ―Benjamin Franklin
  24. “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.”―Booker T. Washington
  25. “All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.” ―Mark Twain

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