30 Most Inspiring Business Quotes


A successful business is created by successful leaders and by great ideas. The business leaders of the world have inspired us every day to overcome our difficulties and to make a difference. Here are some most inspiring business quotes.

1. “Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people. ” -Steve Jobs, Co-founder Apple Inc.


2. The golden rule for every business man is this: “Put yourself in your customer’s place.” – Orison Swett Marden, Author

3. “Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.” -Jack Ma, founder of the Alibaba Group

4. “Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed. ” -Peter Drucker, Management Consultant, Educator, and Author

5. “I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.” – Robert Bosch, founder of Robert Bosch GmbH

6. “There is always space for improvement, no matter how long you’ve been in the business.” – Oscar De La Hoya, Former Boxer

7. “When you innovate, you’ve got to be prepared for people telling you that you are nuts.” – Larry Ellison, founder of Oracle

8. “A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all. ” – Michael LeBoeuf, Former Management Professor

9. “The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell. ” – Confucius

10. “If you don’t drive your business, you will be driven out of business.” – B. C. Forbes, Founder of Forbes Magazine

11. “My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day. ” – Johnny Carson

12. “Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord’s Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.” – Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of United States

13. “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” – Bill Gates, Founder of Microsoft

14. “The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do.” – Dennis Waitley, Motivational Speaker

15. “A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well. “– Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon

16. “Business is more exciting than any game.” – Lord Beaverbrook

17. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

18. “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman – not the attitude of the prospect. ” -W. Clement Stone

19. “A man should never neglect his family for business.” – Walt Disney

20. “Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.”  Vince Lombardi

21. “The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow.” – Rupert Murdoch

22. “If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you. ” -Zig Ziglar

23. “Well, you know, I was a human being before I became a businessman.” – George Soros

24. “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” – Steve Jobs

25. “A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship. ” -John D. Rockefeller

26. “Before you can become a millionaire, you must learn to think like one. You must learn how to motivate yourself to counter fear with courage. Making critical decisions about your career, business, investments and other resources conjures up fear, fear that is part of the process of becoming a financial success.” – Thomas J. Stanley

27. “Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.”– Babe Ruth

28. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffett

29. Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. – Bill Gates

30. The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity. – Peter F. Drucker

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