Some call entrepreneurship an "itch" that you simply cannot shake. It can make you twitch, lose sleep, and crave something that may not seem within your grasp right now. But you want to scratch it, even if you're hesitating for the time being, it's one of those things that just grows undeniably stronger with each passing day.
To honour that entrepreneurial spirit in us all, here's a list of great quotes from a number of accomplished business owners that will make you want to stop thinking, stop talking, and start doing.
"There has never been a better time, in the history of time, than right now to start a business." - Gary V., Wine Library TV & Vayner Media Founder(Tweet This)
"I knew that if I failed I wouldn't regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying." - Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO(Tweet This)
"Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you." - Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO(Tweet This)
"If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you, you should still do it." - Elon Musk, Tesla Motors & SpaceX Founder(Tweet This)
"I try not to make any decisions that I'm not excited about." - Jack Nickell, Threadless founder and CEO(Tweet This)
"Embrace what you don't know, especially in the beginning, because what you don't know can become your greatest asset." - Sara Blakely, SPANX Founder(Tweet This)
"Some 80% of your life is spent working. You want to have fun at home; why shouldn’t you have fun at work?" - Richard Branson, Virgin Group Founder(Tweet This)
"You can make up your own opinion, but you can't make up your own facts, go sell." - Daymond John, FUBU Founder, Shark Tank Investor(Tweet This)
"Find your one thing and do that one thing better than anyone else." - Jason Goldberg, Fab Founder(Tweet This)
"The risk is not in doing something that feels risky. The risk is in not doing something that feels risky." - Andy Dunn, Bonobos Founder and CEO(Tweet This)
"It's not about the amount of wealth you can accumulate, it's about the impact and change you can create." - Neil Blumenthal, Warby Parker Founder and Co-CEO(Tweet This)
"Don't be a complainer; make things better, let it go, or take action to make it better." - Tina Roth Eisenberg, Tattly Founder(Tweet This)
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