20 motivational quotes that’ll help an entrepreneur to live through setbacks

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All entrepreneurs constantly need the motivation to come up with new ideas and do better at their job. As we know, an entrepreneur’s life isn’t a plain road; it is etched with failures and success. During a setback, an entrepreneur is bound to be dejected as one puts his heart and soul into making a plan work. During those days, everyone needs some inspiration to bail them out.

Here is a list of quotes that are bound to inspire you even during the darkest days:

1. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” -Zig Ziglar

2. “Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.” -Anthony Volodkin

3. “When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bounds. Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive, and you discover yourself to be greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be.” -Patanjali

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4. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” -Steve Jobs

5. “The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.”-Pearl S. Buck

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6. “All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.”-John Kenneth Galbraith

7. “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” -Albert Ellis

8. “You learn more from failure than from success. Don’t let it stop you. Failure builds character.” -Anonymous

9. “There comes a time when you ought to start doing what you want. Take a job that you love. You will jump out of bed in the morning. I think you are out of your mind if you keep taking jobs that you don’t like because you think it will look good on your resume. Isn’t that a little like saving up sex for your old age?” -Warren Buffet

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10. “You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” -Wayne Gretzky

11. “Best start-ups generally come from somebody needing to scratch an itch.” -Michael Arrington

12. “If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” -Steve Jobs

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13. “The value of an idea lies in the using of it.” -Thomas Edison

14. “Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.” -Charles F. Kettering

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15. “Nothing in the world can take the place of perseverance. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost legendary. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent.” -Calvin Coolidge

16. “Fail often so you can succeed sooner.” -Tom Kelley

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17. “There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.” -Jason Fried

18. “Never give in–never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” -Winston Churchill

19. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” -Henry Ford

20. “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender, it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” -Stephen Covey

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