Quotes about Entrepreneurship

"Is your company so small you have to do everything for yourself? Wait until you're so big that you can't. That's worse."

Michael Rubens Bloomberg (born February 14, 1942) is an American businessman and politician who was Mayor of New York City. With a net worth of $25 billion in 2012, he is also the 10th-richest person in the United States. He is the founder and 88% owner of Bloomberg L.P., a financial data-services firm.


"A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath them."

Henry R. Kravis (born January 6, 1944) is an American businessman


"A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well."

Jeffrey Preston "Jeff" Bezos (born January 12, 1964) is the founder, president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Amazon.com


"Focus on competition has always been a formula for mediocrity."

Daniel Burrus (1947-) is considered one of the world's leading technology forecasters and innovation experts.


"Wherever you see a successful business, someone made a courageous decision."

Peter Ferdinand Drucker (November 19, 1909 – November 11, 2005) was a writer, management consultant, and self-described "social ecologist." His books and scholarly and popular articles explored how humans are organized across the business, government and the nonprofit sectors of society. He is one of the best-known and most widely influential thinkers and writers on the subject of management theory and practice.


"A corporation's primary goal is to make money. Government's primary role is to take a big chunk of that money and give it to others"

Lawrence Joseph "Larry" Ellison (born August 17, 1944) is an American business magnate, co-founder and chief executive of Oracle Corporation, one of the world's leading enterprise software companies. As of 2012, he is the third wealthiest American citizen, with an estimated worth of $41 billion.


"Why is it that with all the information available today on how to be successful in small business, so few people really are? "

Michael E. Gerber (born June 20, 1936) is an American author and founder of Michael E. Gerber Companies, a business skills training company based in California


"The only competition worthy of a wise man is with himself."

Washington Allston (November 5, 1779 – July 9, 1843) was an American painter and poet.