Woodrow Wilson once said that “Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord’s Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.

However, running a successful business is not an easy task. So, here is a list of 10 best motivational quotes for a successful business from some of the incredible personalities that would inspire you to start your day with a positive outlook on life and boost your confidence so that you can face the challenges with uplifted spirits.


“Do what you love to do and give it your very best. Whether it’s business or baseball, or the theater, or any field. If you don’t love what you’re doing and you can’t give it your best, get out of it. Life is too short. You’ll be an old man before you know it.”

~ Al Lopez ~


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“There is always space for improvement, no matter how long you’ve been in the business.”

~ Oscar De La Hoya ~


“Keep your dreams alive. Understand, to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.”

~ Gail Devers ~


“Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.”

~ Theodore Isaac Rubin ~


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“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”

~ Colin Powell ~


“Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.”

~ George Herbert ~


“Have the end in mind and every day make sure you’re working towards it.”

Ryan Allis


“Paying attention to simple little things that most men neglect makes a few men rich.”

~ Henry Ford ~


“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

~ Winston Churchill ~


“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.”

~ Aristotle ~


“Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.”

~ Robert T. Kiyosaki ~


“Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people.”

~ Tena Desae ~


“If you always put a limit on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.”

~ Bruce Lee ~

Here concludes our list of motivational quotes for a successful business. Have them on your desk or frame them on your office wall, frequently reading them will inspire you to be courageous and determined to run your business like it is meant to be and always remember:


“If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it!”

~ Jonathan Winters ~