Finding your feet in the business world can be tough. However, these quotes for motivation will teach you how the greats made it to the top.

Are you lacking motivation in the workplace and desire nothing more than to throw in the towel and work on your own projects full-time?

Starting out in the world of business can be terrifying. 40% of new businesses fail within the first five years. That fear holds many hopeful business owners back. However, that also means that 60% of new businesses succeed.

Would you rather try and fail or not try at all? These quotes for motivation should help you to make a decision:

Quotes for motivation that will inspire you to  (at least) try

Getting started

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“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – Francis of Assisi

“If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” – Steve Jobs

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.” – Wayne Huizenga

Staying strong

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“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller.

“It’s not whether you get knocked down. It’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” - Thomas Edison

Determination over talent

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“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke

“It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.” – Calvin Coolidge

“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King

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