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25 Motivational Quotes Every Entrepreneur Needs to Hear Right Now

Joining the self-employed path and in need of some inspiration? Starting a business is hard work, and some days you might feel overwhelmed and uninspired.

 We’ve been there. Even though starting a business is one of the bravest and most liberating things a person can do, it’s not always sunshine and rainbows.

One of our fav ways to beat the entrepreneur blues is to binge-read motivational quotes, so we’ve put together our favorite inspirational words from female entrepreneurs! Make sure to pin your favorite ones.

25 Inspiring Girl Boss Quotes:

“We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.”  — Arianna Huffington, Co-Founder of The Huffington Post

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“Build something you’re passionate about. As an entrepreneur, you have to have the passion and drive to stay the course.” — Alexandra Chong, CEO and founder of Lulu

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“The comfort zone is a nice place, but nothing grows there. Take the leap today and start your business!” Caroline Cummings

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“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me?” — Ayn Rand

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“Stay on your game and keep going for your dreams. The World needs that special gift that only you have.” — Marie Forleo, Entrepreneur

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“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.” — Maya Angelou

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“Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the troublemaking individual.” — Natalie Clifford Barney

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“If you push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking risk, really amazing things can happen.” — Marissa Mayer

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“Running my own business is empowering. I get to set my own hours, call the shots, and contribute to my family.” — Amanda Cookson

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“I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.” — Coco Chanel

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“Dear optimist, pessimist, and realist: while you guys were busy arguing about the glass of wine, I drank it! Sincerely, the opportunist!” —  Lori Greiner, Inventor, Entrepreneur and Television Personality

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“What I wanted was to be allowed to do the thing in the world that I did best, which I believed then and believe now is the greatest privilege there is. When I did that, success found me.” — Debbi Fields, creator of Mrs. Fields

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“I am not satisfied in making money for myself. I endeavor to provide employment for hundreds of the women of my race.” Madam C.J. Walker

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“The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves.” — Barbara Corcoran, real estate magnate and ‘Shark Tank’ investor

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“You never lose in business, either you win or you learn.” Melinda Emerson, the “SmallBizLady”

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“We need to get women to the point where they aren’t apologizing.  It is time to take ownership in our success.” —Tory Burch, CEO and Designer

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“The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.” — Roseanne BarrInspiring girl boss quotes by female entrepreneurs #girlboss #business

 

“Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.”  — Anita Roddick, Founder of The Body Shop

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“I’m tough, ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.” — Madonna

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“It is within everyone’s grasp to be a CEO.” — Martha Stewart

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“There is no better personal development tool than running your own business.”  Ali Brown, Award-Winning Entrepreneur and Business Coach

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“Nothing will work unless you do.” — Maya Angelou

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 “Until you’re ready to look foolish, you’ll never have the possibility of being great.” — Cher

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“Making the decision to not follow a system, or someone else’s rules has allowed me to really dig into what my own strengths and gifts are without spending time feeling jaded or wasteful.” — Ishita Gupta, founder of Fear.less Magazine

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“Whatever it is that you think you want to do, and whatever it is that you think stands between you and that, stop making excuses. You can do anything.” — Katia Beauchamp, co-founder and CEO of Birchbox

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Can you relate to any of these quotes? Do they resonate with you? Which one is your favorite? Make sure to share your fav on Instagram and tag @VerbalGoldBlog!

 

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