As hard as we try, it seems that we all have trouble every now and again getting inspired. Whether it be at work or home, finding that motivation can be a bit tricky. We’ve found 25 business and success quotes we love, and think you will love too!


  1. “Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career.” Ryan Freitas, co-founder
  2. “Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.” -Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO
  3. “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” -Drew Houston, Dropbox founder and CEO
  4. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” -Wayne Gretzky
  5. “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” -Charles Swindoll
  6. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” -Zig Ziglar
  7. “Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.” -Booker T. Washington
  8. “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.” -Florence Nightingale
  9. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.” -Japanese Proverb
  10. “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” -Booker T. Washington
  11. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” -George Eliot
  12. “The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.” Mark Caine
  13. “When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” Audre LordeInspirational Business and Success Quotes
  14. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Thomas A. Edison
  15. “Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.” Roger Babson
  16. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” Vince Lombardi
  17. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” Ayn Rand
  18. “Too many people go through life waiting for things to happen instead of making them happen!” -Sasha Azevedo, actress
  19. “While most are dreaming of success, winners wake-up and work hard to achieve it.” -Unknown
  20. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” -Unknown
  21. “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.” -John Wooden, basketball coach
  22. “Success is about creating benefit for all and enjoying the process. If you focus on this & adopt this definition, success is yours.” -Kelly Kim
  23. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” -Steve Jobs
  24. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” -Bill Gates
  25. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” -Maya Angelou


So the next time you are feeling a bit low, or your motivation level is wavering, take a look at this list of inspirational business quotes and these motivational quotes on success and lift up your spirits!


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