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Small Business Inspiration: Use Written Quotes to Help Inspire You

Many small businesses never get off the ground because the owner is afraid of failure. Yes, there is a lot of hard work involved and yes, there will be days when your patience is tried more than others. However, turning to sources of inspiration can help us break through these tough days and strive to work harder towards our goals. Here are the top four inspirational quotes that are designed to keep you pressing on, even when you feel like quitting.


Motivation is a key element to starting your own business, especially when you are the only person that believes in what you are doing. When doubt sets in, as it inevitably will, it can make it that much harder to press on. You begin to question yourself and whether you can really carry out the tasks that are required to start your business. “Will it ever be profitable, will I lose my money, what in the world was I thinking?” All these questions and more will pester you until you finally make the decision to stop doubting yourself. Find some inspirational quotes that inspire your motivation and believe in yourself. One famous quote by a famous man:

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them,” Walt Disney

Seek Tips from Those who Have Succeeded

There is nothing like reading quotes from those who have already succeeded and are willing to share their advice with those who also dream big. The problem is many people fail to dream big enough. They focus on small goals without ever realizing the full potential that exists.

“Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

Banish Fear From Your Life

When things aren’t playing out the way you want them to in terms of getting your business running, it can be daunting to realize that you just might be facing failure. Don’t let your fear paralyze you – keep pushing through it. Eventually, you will reach a point where you break through it and are able to move on. If you give in before you succeed, you are limiting your success.

“The biggest failure you can have in life is not trying at all.” – Emil Motycka

Inspire Greatness

Those who have achieved great things did not do so without a lot of hard work and determination. With a bit of diligence, you too can succeed, it is all about getting out of your investment what you put into it. The more you put into it the more you get out. In the beginning, all the hard work you are putting in builds the company up to a point where you can finally sit back and reap the rewards of your efforts.

A final quote for you today: “In all realms of life it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfill your potential.” Suze Orman

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