Words of Wisdom: 11 Thoughts from Great Minds in Business

Words of Wisdom: 11 Thoughts from Great Minds in Business

Many truly amazing leaders and innovators have come before us, and they have each put their stamp on the world in unique and remarkable ways. Thankfully, they have left behind some pearls of wisdom for the rest of us to learn from. These are words to live by, so print this out or bookmark the page:


“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” ~ John D. Rockefeller


“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ~ Thomas Edison


“I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.” ~ Estee Lauder


“If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” ~ Steve Jobs


“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” ~ Vidal Sassoon


“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” ~ Walt Disney


“Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember–the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.” ~ Zig Ziglar


“Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” ~ Richard Branson


“You only have to do a few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.” ~ Warren Buffett


“The first one gets the oyster, the second gets the shell.” ~ Andrew Carnegie


“People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.” ~ Tony Robbins


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