These 31 inspirational startup quotes are for startups who are exploring a dark time in their business. Searching for inspiration to lift them up. Startups are more challenged than other entrepreneurs or small business owners.
They have a lot of huge ideas and at the same time often depend heavily on funding, resources, and manpower.
When dark times come, it’s important to stay inspired and remember the original thought why you created the startup in the first place.
There are ways you can handle your startup’s struggle, and among the most powerful tools are feelings … positive emotions that remind us of the impact we want to create, the difference we want to make, in our life and the life of our families, our clients, with our products and services.
Inspiration can help you get through the hard times because better days are coming.
Here are some pretty powerful inspirational startup quotes and thoughts that will help you make it through a whole month
Inspirational Startup Quotes: One Per Day To Help Your Startup Overcome Dark Times
Day 1: “Get up, even if you can’t.” ~ Wayne Peters, 1st Dibbs Media
Get up, even if you can't. ~ Wayne Peters, 1st Dibbs Multi Media @1stdibbsmm Click To Tweet
Day 2: “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” ~Duke EllingtonA problem is a chance for you to do your best. ~Duke Ellington Click To Tweet
Day 3:Life of an Entrepreneur: I wake up excited and terrified every day. ~Sarah Lacy Click To Tweet
Day 4: “Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.” ~Guy KawasakiIdeas are easy. Implementation is hard. ~Guy Kawasaki Click To Tweet
Day 5: “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” ~Robert SchullerProblems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. ~Robert Schuller Click To Tweet
Day 6: “It’s almost always harder to raise capital than you thought it would be, and it always takes longer. So plan for that.” ~Richard HarrochIt's almost always harder to raise capital than you thought it would be, and it always takes… Click To Tweet
Day 7: “It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever be dimmed.” ~Doe ZantamataIt is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light… Click To Tweet
Day 8:An entrepreneur isn't someone who owns a business, it's someone who makes things happen. ~Tim… Click To Tweet
Day 9: “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” ~John D. RockefellerDon't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great . ~ John D. Rockefeller Click To Tweet
Day 10: “Chase the vision, not the money; the money will end up following you.” ~Tony HsiehChase the vision, not the money; the money will end up following you. ~Tony Hsieh Click To Tweet
Day 11: “Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600,000. No, I replied, I just spent $600,000 hiring him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience?” ~Thomas WatsonRecently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company… Click To Tweet
Day 12: “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” –Michael JordanI've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times I've been… Click To Tweet
Day 13:A problem is a chance for you to do your best. ~Duke Ellington Click To Tweet
Day 14: “Doing the Best at this Moment puts you in the Best Place for the Next Moment.” ~Oprah WindfreyDoing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. ~Ophrah Windfrey Click To Tweet
Day 15: “Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.” ~Brene BrownAuthenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It's about the choice to… Click To Tweet
Day 16: “When you focus on problems, you’ll have more problems. When you focus on possibilities, you’ll have more opportunities.” ~Kushand WisdomWhen you focus on problems, you'll have more problems. When you focus on possibilities, you'll… Click To Tweet
Day 17:Life is about making an impact, not making an income. ~Kevin Kruse Click To Tweet
Day 18: “You never fail until you stop trying.” ~Albert EinsteinYou never fail until you stop trying. ~Albert Einstein Click To Tweet
Day 19: You don’t drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there.” ~AnonymousYou don't drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there. ~Anonymous Click To Tweet
Day 20: “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you react to it.” ~Charles R. SwindallLife is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you react to it. ~Charles R.… Click To Tweet
Day 21:Starve your distractions. Feed your focus. Click To Tweet
Day 22: “Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.” ~Mark TwainContinuous improvement is better than delayed perfection. ~Mark Twain Click To Tweet
Day 23: “You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exceptions.” ~Steve CaseYou shouldn't focus on why you can't do something, which is what most people do. You should focus… Click To Tweet
Day 24:Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change. Click To Tweet
Day 25: “Adding something is easy; adding value is hard. Sometimes things you think are adding value actually subtract from it. Too much ketchup can ruin the fries. Value is about balance.” ~Josan FriedAdding something is easy; adding value is hard. Sometimes things you think are adding value… Click To Tweet
Day 26: “If everything feels like it’s getting more complicated, that means you’re understanding the problem better.” ~Anil DashIf everything feels like it's getting more complicated, that means you're understanding the… Click To Tweet
Day 27: “Success is achieved twice. Once in the mind and the second time in the real world.” ~Azim PremjiSuccess is achieved twice. Once in the mind and the second time in the real world. ~Azim Premji Click To Tweet
Day 28:Focus on being productive instead of busy. Tim Ferris Click To Tweet
Day 29: “Accept that some days you are the pigeon and some days you are the statue.” ~Scott AdamsAccept that some days you are the pigeon and some days you are the statue. ~Scott Adams Click To Tweet
Day 30: “I hate how many people think, “glass half-empty” when their glass is really four-fifths full. I’m grateful when I have one drop in the glass because I know exactly what to do with it.” ~Gary VaynerchukI hate how many people think, glass half-empty when their glass is really four-fifth full. I'm… Click To Tweet
Remember, bad times never last forever.
Allow these quotes to reinsure you that you will make it!
Allow the feeling to grow so you can build your business for a reason. Nobody can stop you! Have the quotes next to you as a reminder, as a screen saver, print them out and carry them with you. Inhale their wisdom … and never let it go.
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