35 Business Quotes to Live By - Asen Marketing

We all need a little inspiration every now and then. That’s why we’re celebrating 35 years of success by sharing 35 of our favorite business quotes! So fill up that coffee mug, sit back, and enjoy the newfound motivation waiting for you below.

“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

“I never lose. I either win or learn.”

– Nelson Mandela

“The biggest mistake a small business can make is to think like a small business.”

– Anonymous

“You have two ears and one mouth, use them proportionately.”

– Paul Scoonover

“Just because you can measure everything doesn’t mean that you should.”

– W. Edward Deming

“Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.”

– George Washington

“You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.”

– Steve Jobs

“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”

– Stephen King

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I’ll spend the first four sharpening the axe.”

– Abraham Lincoln

“Never put off until tomorrow what you can accomplish today.”

– Anonymous

“Hate cannot drive out hate only love can.”

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Logic will not change an emotion, but action will.”

– Zig Zigler

“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.”

– Vincent Van Gogh

“I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure — It is: Try to please everybody.”

– Herbert Bayard Swope

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”

– Socrates

“Call me crazy, but I love to see people happy and succeeding. Life is a journey not a competition.”

– Anonymous

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

– Walt Disney

“It’s important to be willing to make mistakes. The worst thing that can happen is you become memorable.”

– Sarah Blakely

“Clients don’t care about the labor pains; they want to see the baby.”

– Tim Williams

“The only man who makes no mistake is the man who does nothing.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

“You can’t sell anything if you can’t tell anything.”

– Beth Comstock

“The road to hell is paved with adverbs.”

– Stephen King

“Your smile is your logo, your personality is your business card, how you leave others feeling after an experience with you becomes your trademark.”

– Jay Danzie

“The thinking that got you here is not the thinking that will get you there.”

– Albert Einstein

“You can’t make a good deal with a bad man.”

– Anonymous

“Don’t let what you think you know get in the way of what you need to know.”

– Anonymous

“If you reach for the stars you don’t have to worry about ending up with a hand full of mud.”

– Leo Burnett

“When you do something beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.”

– John Lennon

“If you think you can you can, if you think you can’t you can’t.”

– Henry Ford

“I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade… And then try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.”

– Ron White