10 Inspiring Quotes For Small Businesses


Launching a new business or running a small business comes with many challenges. When things get tough it is important to stay strong and remember why you started your business in the first place. To help, we’ve put compiled 10 inspiring quotes that are perfect for small businesses:

“You read a book from beginning to end. You run a business the opposite way. You start with the end, and then you do everything you must to reach it.”

Harold S. Geneen, president of ITT Corporation

“There’s lots of bad reasons to start a company. But there’s only one good, legitimate reason, and I think you know what it is: it’s to change the world.”

Phil Libin, CEO Evernote

“As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.”

 John Greenleaf Whittier

“What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: know your product better than anyone. Know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed.”

Dave Thomas, Founder, Wendy’s

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

Jason Fried, 37signals founder

“All humans are entrepreneurs not because they should start companies but because the will to create is encoded in human DNA.”

Reid Hoffman, co-founder LinkedIn

“Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.”

Napoleon Hill

“I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful one is pure perseverance.”

Steve Jobs

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

Vidal Sassoon

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.”

Bill Gates, founder and CEO Microsoft