Entrepreneurial Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Entrepreneurial Quotes from famous authors such as Eric Bischoff, Betsy DeVos, Penny Mordaunt, Reshma Saujani, Ken Xie. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

Turner Broadcasting went from a very entrepreneurial, risk-taking company where I had a tremendous amount of freedom and autonomy to a corporate, bureaucratic nightmare.
Eric Bischoff
As a kid, I grew up middle class, but my father was a great innovator with an entrepreneurial spirit, and it wasn’t long before my family became part of the infamous 1%.
Betsy DeVos
Disabled people are the most entrepreneurial on the planet.
Penny Mordaunt
There is a seductive simplicity in Donald Trump’s vision to build walls and ban refugees to protect American interests. But we must always remember that we create far greater opportunity for all Americans when we enable the creativity and entrepreneurial spirit of people globally to take root here.
Reshma Saujani
From the beginning, we have fostered a culture that embraces our entrepreneurial spirit and values innovation that puts our customers first.
Ken Xie
The first cities to create friction-free enterprise zones will get a lot of entrepreneurial traction.
Mark Cuban
I think a very good system in a world with a lot of passive investors is one in which there are at least a few entrepreneurial investors, prepared to say what they think, prepared to propose a change in management, change in strategy, change in cost structure, capital structure.
Bill Ackman
I want to see Texas remain an entrepreneurial powerhouse in the United States.
Herb Kelleher
I would like to see additional funding for entrepreneurial development programs.
Steve Chabot
To maintain our entrepreneurial spirit, we have to create a culture in which everyone remembers that every order, big or small – and every interaction, every moment – will define what our company is today and what it will become tomorrow.
Daniel Lubetzky
What I’m trying to do is get this message out about self-empowerment, entrepreneurial spirit and true Americanism – the way we were when we changed the world, when Edison was alone, failing his 2,000th time on the lightbulb.
Glenn Beck
Many follow a rule of thumb – no more than 5% in one stock. But that’s not the entrepreneurial road to riches.
Kenneth Fisher
China is very entrepreneurial but has no rule of law. Europe has rule of law but isn’t entrepreneurial. Combine rule of law, entrepreneurialism and a generally pro-business policy, and you have Apple.
Marc Andreessen
My dad was an entrepreneurial businessman, and maybe I got some of his ability.
Thomas Jane
My mom raised me with the idea of doing public service, and I definitely want to go in that direction. But I also want to follow in my dad’s entrepreneurial footsteps.
Patrick Schwarzenegger
At a young age I always had an entrepreneurial spirit. So I’m trying to develop things on my own, too, and there are a couple things that have absolutely nothing to do with the entertainment business that I’m trying to tackle. We’ll just sort of see.
Jennifer Carpenter
In taking Dell private, we plan to go back to our roots, focusing on the entrepreneurial spirit that made Dell one of the fastest-growing and most successful companies in history.
Michael Dell
Let’s all strive to be more entrepreneurial, and I think we’ll all be in a better place.
Alexis Ohanian
The entrepreneurial life is one of challenge, work, dedication, perseverance, exhilaration, agony, accomplishment, failure, sacrifice, control, powerlessness… but ultimately, extraordinary satisfaction.
David S. Rose
Successful hedge funds will be entrepreneurial; it is the essence of the craft.
Paul Singer
This entrepreneurial energy that we have in the Midwest doesn’t have to go out to the coasts to get fed and watered.
Jim McKelvey
Supporting the entrepreneurial spirit is our best chance for economic progress.
Scott Peters
I’m not sure I really am an entrepreneur. I’m not much of a businessman. I know I’m not a marketing guy. I do have an entrepreneurial lineage, though.
John C. Bogle
When I was in the private sector, one characteristic that differentiated the best entrepreneurs from the others was that they were not in it for the stock options, but for a mission – to deliver something that was helpful… Every entrepreneurial journey, it turns out, is like this.
Todd Park
If we overregulate, over control, impose too many burdens and too much bureaucracy – or if we do it across the board, without taking into account the differences among businesses and their relative impact on society – that could make people risk-averse and dampen the entrepreneurial spirit.
Samuel J. Palmisano
I think my approach to a creative career was very entrepreneurial. Even though I’m a writer, I’ve always viewed my work much in the same way as a startup or marketer might view their work.
Mark Manson
I think Kansas City has one of the strongest entrepreneurial ecosystems in the country.
Sharice Davids
Let me say that I think the economic history of the last 150 years clearly shows that if you want to industrialize a country in a short period, let us say 20 years, and you don’t have a well-developed private sector, entrepreneurial class, then central planning is important.
Manmohan Singh
Entrepreneurial Philanthropy is not just a philosophy or a dream. It is a promise that philanthropy is at its best when it is founded on entrepreneurial zest and agility.
Naveen Jain
It takes getting the right talent. It takes a lot of patience. It takes investment and passion and commitment and entrepreneurial spirit, and everyone in the organization must buy into that.
David Steward
I grew up in Rayagada in Odisha, in a middle-class family. But I always had the entrepreneurial bug.
Ritesh Agarwal
Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Academics are becoming much more entrepreneurial these days.
Chris Toumazou
Great entrepreneurial DNA is comprised of leadership, technological vision, frugality, and the desire to succeed.
Steve Blank
The general message would be to say to all these young people: If you have entrepreneurial aspirations, there is money, there are consumers, there is a huge market. The only thing you need to do is to go there and start doing things.
Maelle Gavet
Under Hitler it was the entrepreneurial and professional classes who were the first victims of Nazi boycotts and exclusion. Today it is Israel, the most powerful symbol of Jewish national resurgence in two millennia.
Jack Schwartz
I started my first company when I was 18 and learned by trial through fire, having no formal education or entrepreneurial experience.
Rob Dyrdek
Entrepreneurial profit is the expression of the value of what the entrepreneur contributes to production.
Joseph A. Schumpeter
The best way we can encourage people to create companies that create jobs is to celebrate the diverse entrepreneurial stories and the variety of drivers that led these entrepreneurs to sticking their necks out.
Chip Conley
I had an entrepreneurial spirit and started branching out from there.
Vance McAllister
I have nothing against employment but it seems that our school system is too focused on training good employees but not good entrepreneurs. There should be a balance. We should learn from the entrepreneurial mindset of the Chinese.
Bo Sanchez
When you run an entrepreneurial business, you have hurry sickness – you don’t look back, you advance and consolidate. But it is such fun.
Anita Roddick
Entrepreneurial people are never satisfied.
Tom Douglas
I was pretty entrepreneurial as a kid. I had a lemonade stand. When I was 12, I arbitraged the price of 7-Eleven hot dogs; I’d buy the ones that are pre-wrapped with the bun and then sell them on the beach.
Stewart Butterfield
We want everyone who comes through to feel more entrepreneurial and start companies, even if they fail.
Arvind Gupta
The entrepreneurial bug had already bitten my son Ankur by the time he got to college. As a lifelong entrepreneur, I certainly didn’t want to dampen his enthusiasm by telling him he couldn’t do it, but I also wanted to make sure it was balanced with the proper attention to his studies.
Naveen Jain
Long term, I have a lot of confidence in the United States. We have an excellent record in terms of innovation. We have great universities that are involved in technological change and progress. We have an entrepreneurial culture, much more than almost any other country.
Ben Bernanke
I’ve been an entrepreneur all my life, and my recent focus is on finding entrepreneurial solutions to address global challenges in healthcare and education.
Naveen Jain
‘Your Life Calling’ is the first thing in my long career I’ve ever actually invented. It is my entrepreneurial debut.
Jane Pauley
The most daunting challenges of our times, from climate change to the ageing population, demand an entrepreneurial state unafraid to take a gamble.
Rutger Bregman
Entrepreneurial education in grades K-12, if it exists at all, still focuses on teaching potential entrepreneurs small business entrepreneurship – the equivalent of ‘how to run a lemonade stand.’
Steve Blank
All companies can benefit from fostering a more flexible environment (creating a place where the most talented, industrious, and entrepreneurial people want to work) and relinquishing hierarchical control to favor a results-oriented meritocracy.
Maynard Webb
If anything, I’d say my family was entrepreneurial – my grandfather and father. It was in our blood. But I didn’t have this one mentor that was super successful.
Tilman J. Fertitta
While still working for others, your goal at some point must be to carve out little areas that you can operate on your own, cultivating entrepreneurial skills.
Robert Greene
Even the best data security systems can’t protect private taxpayer information from entrepreneurial foreign businesses than can make huge profits selling U.S. taxpayer information.
Melissa Bean
I want completing the single market to be our driving mission. I want us to be at the forefront of transformative trade deals with the US, Japan and India as part of the drive towards global free trade. And I want us to be pushing to exempt Europe’s smallest entrepreneurial companies from more EU directives.
David Cameron
There’s always a mismatch between small entrepreneurial outfits and large companies, which often don’t have the same outlook.
Walt Mossberg
Anything I ever wanted, I had to work really hard for. I learned the value of saving my money, trying to make something happen, and being entrepreneurial, even as a really young girl.
Kris Jenner
See, my philosophy is had Beyonce or Solange came to me and said Dad, I want to be a doctor. My personality is how do I buy a hospital? And that has nothing to do with stage. That has to do with the entrepreneurial inside of me.
Mathew Knowles
An entrepreneurial mind is always looking for new opportunities.
Ricardo Salinas Pliego
I saw the government really using the excuse of a weak economy and a financial crisis to create more government and to push onto the American entrepreneurial society more and more restraints and government activity.
Rob Portman
Take your message of equality of achievement, take your message of economic dependency, take your message of enslaving the entrepreneurial will and spirit of the American people somewhere else.
Allen West
In entrepreneurial circles, it’s clear to me that violence, hatred, and discrimination – or whatever you want to label it – is another category where we need to pay attention to disruption before it changes the world in ways we don’t want it to.
Brad Feld
The combination of brilliant ideas and entrepreneurial spirit should lead us to a safer and more secure future.
Vinod Khosla
A lot of people who own a business aren’t entrepreneurial at all.
Carol Roth
A leadership culture is one where everyone thinks like an owner, a CEO or a managing director. It’s one where everyone is entrepreneurial and proactive.
Robin S. Sharma
There were some entrepreneurial du Ponts that are a little different from the heads of the corporations today.
Pete du Pont
I am a believer in smaller government, limited government, less regulation, less taxes, because I think to have more of those things, we suffocate the entrepreneurial spirit of this nation.
Matt Bevin
A tremendous amount of the entrepreneurial initiative, if you want to call it that, comes from the dynamic state sector on which most of the economy relies to socialize costs and risks and privatize eventual profit. And that’s achieved by, if you like, advertising.
Noam Chomsky
True philanthropy requires a disruptive mindset, innovative thinking and a philosophy driven by entrepreneurial insights and creative opportunities.
Naveen Jain
We are shifting from a managerial society to an entrepreneurial society.
John Naisbitt
We’ve got to get back to being the America we once were. The entrepreneurial spirit. The accountability. When a man was a man.
Todd Wilcox
If you have company-owned stores, you make 100 percent of the profit from each one, but you have less entrepreneurial spirit.
Fred DeLuca
Every small business will give you an entrepreneurial way of looking at things. I guarantee you that for every plant that closes, if you gave it to one small-business person in that community, he or she would find a way to make it work. The small-business attitude is you always find a way to make it work.
Hamdi Ulukaya
There are a number of traits that combine to create entrepreneurial potential. We find that openness coordinates very well with successful entrepreneurs. The more open-minded you are, the more you see the world as it actually is. The more closed-minded, the more you see the world as you want it to be.
Adeo Ressi
Damien Hirst is the Elvis of the English art world, its ayatollah, deliverer, and big-thinking entrepreneurial potty-mouthed prophet and front man. Hirst synthesizes punk, Pop Art, Jeff Koons, Marcel Duchamp, Francis Bacon, and Catholicism.
Jerry Saltz
America is essentially an entrepreneurial culture: the sizzle is the steak, because, after all, if you buy the sizzle, the steak comes with it. Canada’s, in contrast, is a primary-producing culture: we’ll buy the steak and hope to get a little sizzle with it. But we know we can’t eat sizzle.
Wayne Grady
It is very important that people see there is a bright future, and we can re-engage that entrepreneurial spirit of the trading nation for which the U.K. has always been known – that dynamic, creative spirit.
Theresa May
Most entrepreneurial ideas will sound crazy, stupid and uneconomic, and then they’ll turn out to be right.
Reed Hastings
When you come into the industry as an outsider, you need to have an entrepreneurial spirit to succeed. In Hollywood, it’s very clear that you either play by the rules or make up your own. And I wanted to do it my way.
Will Packer
I’ve given a lot of talks over the years on the subject of entrepreneurship. The first thing I find I have to do is to dispel the persistent myth that entrepreneurial success is all about innovative thinking and breakthrough ideas.
Naveen Jain
Al-Qaeda has a kind of loose, almost entrepreneurial structure with lots of cells in various countries that are semi-independent.
Ron Suskind
I’d like to see the word ‘entrepreneur’ knocked off its pedestal. Being ‘entrepreneurial’ is something I look for not only in founders to invest in, but also employees to hire.
Alexis Ohanian
Capitalism does a number of things very well: it helps create an entrepreneurial spirit; it gets people motivated to come up with new ideas, and that’s a good thing.
Bernie Sanders
My mom started an air-freight company; my grandmother built a golf course. I have a certain degree of entrepreneurial risk-taking in my family history. Maybe that eventually rubbed off on me a little bit.
Brian Acton
For a franchise system to work well, you really need people with an entrepreneurial mind-set because, while you have a large, overarching system that everybody has to work with, a lot of local issues have to be handled.
Fred DeLuca
I suspect there’s a lot of validity to the premise that big companies aren’t going to attract entrepreneurial talent.
Evan Williams
I’m a rapper to a lot of people. But I’m also someone who is very entrepreneurial.