Entrepreneur Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old entrepreneur quotes, entrepreneur sayings, and entrepreneur proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

An entrepreneur is someone who dares to dream the dreams and is foolish enough to try to make those dreams come true.     

Vinod Khosla

Entrepreneurs: See yourself as victorious- and the best way to be victorious is to be passionate. Find something you love doing!     

Donald Trump

Entrepreneurs see the “no diving” sign and back-up to get a running start.     

Ryan Lilly

I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.     

Steve Jobs

The strongest thing you can cultivate as an entrepreneur is to not rely on luck but cultivating an ability to recognize fortunate situations when they are occurring.     

Jack Dorsey

Entrepreneurs see what others can't, do what others won't, and accomplish what others dream.     

Ryan Lilly

Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.     

Niccolo Machiavelli

The entrepreneur builds an enterprise; the technician builds a job.     

Michael Gerber

An entrepreneur is born, when a person has more reasons to drive his dreams against his excuses.

Sukant Ratnakar

Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won't so you can spend the rest of your life like most people can't.     


Being an entrepreneur is like eating glass and staring into the abyss of death.     

Elon Musk

The future will be owned and operated by the entrepreneurially minded.     

Mark Victor Hanses

Entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create.     

David Karp

As an entrepreneur, you have to be OK with failure. If you're not failing, you're likely not pushing yourself hard enough.     

Alexa Von Tobel

You can't study to be an entrepreneur. Sometimes you just have to jump.     

Barbara Corcoran

I wasn't born a natural entrepreneur. I had to be trained.     

Robert Kiyosaki

If you're an entrepreneur and you think that the president makes a difference to your business, you should stay at your current job.     

Guy Kawasaki

An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he'll quickly learn how to chew it.     

Roy Ash

Smart entrepreneurs learn that they must fail often and fast.     

Alain Bouchard

I'd rather invest in an entrepreneur who has failed before than one who assumes success from day one.     

Kevin O’Leary

Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art. It is a practice.     

Peter Drucker