Motivational Quotes by Business Tycoons

April 5th, 20095:05 pm @


Motivational Quotes by Business Tycoons

Some days are long, some days are hard and some days the path is unclear. The road to financial freedom and achieving dreams is never short of its challenges.

Whether you are navigating the highs and lows, or not sure which way to turn, inspiration can always be drawn from the greatness of successful people both past and present.

Here is a selection of quotes to enlighten, inspire and empower!

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” 

Steve Jobs – CEO, Apple Inc.

“There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.” 

Warren Buffett – an American investor, businessman, and philanthropist.

“Don’t find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain.” 

Henry Ford – Founder of the Ford Motor Company

“When you expect things to happen – strangely enough – they do happen” 

J. P. Morgan – Founder of J. P. Morgan & Co

“If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts      will take you places that will amaze you.” 

Les Brown – International Motivational Speaker and Author

“The only place where success comes before work is in a dictionary.” 

Vidal Sassoon – a famous British hairdresser and businessman.

“When you innovate, you’ve got to be prepared for everyone telling you you’re nuts.” 

Larry Ellison – CEO, Oracle Corporation

“Don’t be afraid to make a mistake. But make sure you don’t make the same mistake twice.” 

Akio Morita – Co-founder of Sony Corporation

“No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or “get rich” in business by being a conformist.” 

J. Paul Getty – Founder of Getty Oil Company

“I consider a goal as a journey rather than a destination. And each year I set a new goal.” 

Curtis Carlson -Founder and Chairman of Carlson Companies

“If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.” 

John D. Rockefeller – Founder of Standard Oil Company

“Anyone who wants to sell you overnight success or wealth is not interested in your success; they are interested in your money.” 

Bo Bennett -Famous Motivational Speaker

“Take risks. Ask big questions. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes; if you don’t make mistakes, you’re not reaching far enough.” 

David Packard -Co-founder of Hewlett Packard

“Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.” 

Joel A. Barker – Independent Scholar & Futurist

“Successful people are the ones who can think up stuff for the rest of the world to keep busy at.” 

Don Marquis -American Humorist, Journalist and Author

“One measure of your success will be the degree to which you build up others who work with you. While building up others, you will build up yourself.” 

James E. Casey – founder of the American Messenger Company

“The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.” 

Andrew Carnegie – Founder of Carnegie Corporation

“A successful life is one that is lived through understanding and pursuing one’s own path, not chasing after the dreams of others.” 

Chin-Ning Chu – Motivational business speaker

“It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle ” 

Richard M. DeVos – an American billionaire and co-founder of Amway

“The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.” 

Henry Ford – Founder of the Ford Motor Company

“A man to carry on a successful business must have imagination. He must see things as in a vision, a dream of the whole thing.” 

Charles M. Schwab – CEO, Charles Schwab Corporation

“I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute.” 

Warren Buffett – an American investor, businessman, and philanthropist.

“If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need, and there isn’t any limit to what you can do with your business and your life. Ideas are any man’s greatest asset.” 

Harvey S. Firestone -Founder of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company

“You do not have to be superhuman to do what you believe in.” 

Debbi Fields – Founder and current spokesperson of Mrs. Fields Bakeries.

“Flaming enthusiasm, backed by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.” 

Dale Carnegie – American Writer & Lecturer and the developer of famous courses in Self-Improvement

“I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.” 

John D. Rockefeller – Founder of Standard Oil Company

“When a man has put a limit on what he will do, he has put a limit on what he can do.” 

Charles M. Schwab – CEO, Charles Schwab Corporation

“Sweat plus sacrifice equals success.” 

Charles O. Finley – an American businessman