Inspirational quotes play an important role in our daily living because they are vital to our personal development and success.
Your success depends a lot from the decisions you make everyday, and that is why inspirational and motivational quotes can help guide your decisions in life and career.
Here are 20 of the best inspirational quotes to inspire and motivate you:
“All humans are entrepreneurs not because they should start companies but because the will to create is encoded in human DNA.” — Reid Hoffman, Co-founder of LinkedIn.
“Don’t take too much advice. Most people who have a lot of advice to give — with a few exceptions — generalise whatever they did. Don’t over-analyse everything. I myself have been guilty of over-thinking problems. Just build things and find out if they work.” — Ben Silbermann, Founder of Pinterest.
“Openly share and talk to people about your idea. Use their lack of interest or doubt to fuel your motivation to make it happen.” — Todd Garland, Founder BuySellAds.
“Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you’re generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don’t make.” — Donald Trump.
“Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop.” — Jeffrey Feldman, A List Apart Publisher.
“Don’t be cocky. Don’t be flashy. There’s always someone better than you.” — Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.
“The secret to successful living is this: look for the people who want to change the world.” — Marc Benioff, Salesforce CEO.
“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 Founder and CEO.
“Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.” — Anthony Volodkin, Founder of Hype Machine.
“Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career.” — Ryan Freitas, Co-founder of About.Me.
“The value of an idea lies in the using of it.” — Thomas Edison, Co-founder of General Electric.
“Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.” — Jack Dorsey, Co-founder of Twitter.
“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life. And the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” — Steve Jobs, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Apple Inc.
“The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow.” — Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA Founder.
“Fail often so you can succeed sooner.” — Tom Kelley, Ideo Partner.
“Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” — Drew Houston, Dropbox Founder and CEO.
“There is nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.” — Jason Fried, 37signals Founder.
“The Yangtze River doesn’t pick and choose its tributaries. Waters from small streams and springs are just pulled over. Otherwise there wouldn’t be any Yangtze, would there?” — Li Ka-Shing, Business magnate; Investor, and Philanthropist.
“Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” — Biz Stone, Co-founder of Twitter.
“When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say ‘wow, that was an adventure,’ not ‘wow, I sure felt safe.’” — Tom Preston-Werner, Co-founder of Github.