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Entrepreneur Quotes Related to Decision Making

Take a look at a select set of thought provoking and inspirational entrepreneur quotes and new business startup quotes related to decision making.

"Entrepreneurs are risk takers, willing to roll the dice with their money or reputation on the line in support of an idea or enterprise. They willingly assume responsibility for the success or failure of a venture and are answerable for all its facets. The buck not only stops at their desks, it starts there too." - Victor Kiam (1926 - 2001) American Entrepreneur, CEO of Remington

"I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn't fall down." - Allen H. Neuharth (1924 - ), American Businessman and Author, Founder of USA Today

"The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer." - Nolan Bushnell (1943 - ) American Engineer, Entrepreneur, and Founder of Atari

"It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle." - Richard M. DeVos (1926 - ), American Businessman, Co-Founder of Amway Corporation

"The E-Myth. Most entrepreneurs are merely technicians with an entrepreneurial seizure. Most entrepreneurs fail because you are working IN your business rather than ON your business." - Michael E. Gerber (1936 - ) American Author

"Courage charms us, because it indicates that a man loves an idea better than all things in the world, that he is thinking neither of his bed, nor his dinner, nor his money, but will venture all to put in act the invisible thought of his mind." - Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882), American Poet and Essayist

"Business social responsibility should not be coerced; it is a voluntary decision that the entrepreneurial leadership of every company must make on its own." - John Mackey (1953 - ), American Businessman, CEO and Co-founder of Whole Foods Market

"Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture." - Frank Gifford (1930 - ), American Sportscaster and Former Football Player

"Our belief at the beginning of a doubtful undertaking is the one thing that assures the successful outcome of any venture." - William James (1842 - 1910), American Psychologist and Philosopher

"First of all, in terms of investment in Internet-related developments, venture capitalists - once burned - are now very cautious and are investing in areas that actually make business sense." - Vinton Cerf (1943 - ), American Computer Scientist who is the person most often called 'the father of the Internet'

"The entrepreneur in us sees opportunities everywhere we look, but many people see only problems everywhere they look. The entrepreneur in us is more concerned with discriminating between opportunities than he or she is with failing to see the opportunities." - Michael E. Gerber (1936 - ) American Author

"Nothing ventured, nothing gained. And venture belongs to the adventurous." - Navjot Singh Sidhu (1963 - ), Former Indian Cricket Batsman

"Creativity seems to emerge from multiple experiences, coupled with a well-supported development of personal resources, including a sense of freedom to venture beyond the known." - Loris Malaguzzi (1920 - 1994), Italian Educator

"Nobody talks of entrepreneurship as survival, but that's exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking." - Anita Roddick (1942 - 2007), British Businesswoman

"Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage." - Victor Kiam (1926 - 2001) American Entrepreneur, CEO of Remington

"Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen." - Carl Sandburg (1878 - 1967), American Writer and Poet

"Endless meetings, sloppy communications and red tape steal the entrepreneur's time." - James L. Hayes (1915 - 1989) American Businessman and Former President of the American Management Association

"A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath them." - Henry Kravis (1944 - ), American Business Financier and Investor

"It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 BC - AD 65), Roman Philosopher and Statesman

"In financing growing companies, we always looked for human value that didn't appear on the balance sheet --- the quality of management, especially its entrepreneurial drive." - Michael Milken (1946 - ), American Financier and Philanthropist

"Venture capitalists are like lemmings jumping on the software bandwagon." - Adam Osborne (1939 - 2003), American Author, Publisher and Computer Designer

"The entrepreneur is our visionary, the creator in each of us. We're born with that quality and it defines our lives as we respond to what we see, hear, feel, and experience. It is developed, nurtured, and given space to flourish or is squelched, thwarted, without air or stimulation, and dies." - Michael E. Gerber (1936 - ) American Author

"Finite to fail, but infinite to venture." - Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886), American Poet

"Going into business for yourself, becoming an entrepreneur, is the modern-day equivalent of pioneering on the old frontier." - Paula Nelson, American Author

"The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity." - Peter F. Drucker, (1909 - 2005), Author and Teacher

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