10 motivational quotes for young entrepreneurs

Now is the time of the young entrepreneur, especially with surge in internet and app start-ups. We know that many young gentlemen out there will be harbouring spectacular ideas, the next Amazon or Snapchat, the next Richard Branson or Steve Jobs. However, we also know that kick-starting your own business is a scary, time-consuming, and financially demanding task, so is often put on the back burner. But it shouldn’t be, and to give you all some motivation to get up and running, here are 10 motivational quotes for all the young entrepreneurs out there.

1. “There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them.” – Seth Godin

Seth Godin The Gentleman's Journal

2. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West

Mae West The Gentleman's Journal

3. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan The Gentleman's Journal

4. “The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” – Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg The Gentleman's Journal

5. “The problem is that many entrepreneurs start with good intentions to create a new mindset system but then slack off. The solution is to make that system part of your daily routine.” – Lisa A. Mininni

Lisa Mininni The Gentleman's Journal

6. “To me, business isn’t about wearing suits or pleasing stockholders. It’s about being true to yourself, your ideas and focusing on the essentials.” – Richard Branson

Richard Branson The Gentleman's Journal

7. “I like thinking big. If you’re going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.” – Donald Trump

Donald Trump The Gentleman's Journal

8. “You are in control of your priorities – you can erase old priorities and define new priorities at will.” – Isaiah Hankel

Isaiah Hankel The Gentleman's Journal

9. “Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.” – Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs The Gentleman's Journal

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

Wayne Gretzky The Gentleman's Journal

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