50 Motivating Quotes for Business and Blogging

I believe that we can all benefit from those who have gone before us and have more experience in our industry. I also believe that everyone loves a good quote. So today I'm rounding up some of my favorite quotes on business and blogging from the some of the best to help you stay motivated as you round out your busy workweek. 

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1.  "I didn't fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong." Benjamin Franklin

2.  "Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." John D. Rockefeller

3.  "Give them quality. That's the best kind of advertising." Milton Hershey

4.  "Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm." Sir Winston Churchill

5.  "The value of an idea lies in the using of it." Thomas Edison

6.  "A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new." Albert Einstein

7.  "Nothing influences people more than a recommendation from a trusted friend." Mark Zuckerberg

8.  "The harder the conflict, the greater the triumph." George Washington

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9.  "Content is king, but distribution is queen and she wears the pants." Jonathan Perelman

10.  "Write what you know." Mark Twain

11.  "All the things I love is what my business is all about." Martha Stewart

12.  "Content is anything that adds value to the reader's life." Avinash Kaughik

13.  "Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works." Steve Jobs

14.  "Any idea is only as valuable as its ability to solve a problem." Sally Hogshead

15.  "Don't focus on having a great blog. Focus on producing a blog that's great for your readers." Brian Clark

16.  "The challenge with being an initiator of projects is that you are never, ever done." Seth Godin

17.  "Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." Benjamin Franklin

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18.  "It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." Herman Melville

19.  "Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It's quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn't at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can lean from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that's where you will find success." Thomas J. Watson

20.  "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." Walt Disney

21.  "If you can learn something new every day, you can teach something new every day." Martha Stewart

22.  "I don't know the secret to success. But I do know the secret of failure is trying to please everybody." Bill Cosby

23.  "It's not the customer's job to know what they want." Steve Jobs

24.  "Write. Rewrite. When not writing or rewriting, read. I know of no shortcuts." Larry L. King

25.  "Content is the reason search began in the first place." Lee Odden

26.  "There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all." Peter Drucker

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

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28.  "If people like you they will listen to you, but if they trust you they'll do business with you." Zig Ziglar

29.  "In the end, you're measured not by how much you undertake but by what you finally accomplish." Donald Trump

30.  "Content: there is no easy button." Scott Abel

31.  "Entrepreneurs are willing to work 80 hours a week to avoid working 40 hours per week." Lori Greiner

32.  "When you brand yourself properly, the competition becomes irrelevant." Dan Schawbel

33.  "Transparency, honesty, kindness, good stewardship, even humor, work in business at all times." John Gerzema

34.  "You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills." Jim Rohn

35.  "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." Thomas Edison

36.  "These days, people want to learn before they buy, be educated instead of pitched." Brian Clark

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37.  "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." Albert Einstein

38.  "Don't find customers for your products, find products for your customers." Seth Godin

39.  "The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed." Henry Ford

40.  "A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is - it is what consumers tell each other it is." Scott Cook

41.  "No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit." Andrew Carnegie

42.  "If you're looking for the next best thing, and you're looking where everyone else is, you're looking in the wrong place." Mark Cuban

43.  "Customers can't always tell you what they want, but they can always tell you what's wrong." Carly Fiorina

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44.  "If you think good design is expensive, you should look at the cost of bad design." Dr. Ralf Speth

45.  "An artist is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, and boldness to challenge the status quo. And an artist takes it personally." Seth Godin

46.  "The paradox is the more info you give away, the more people will buy what you have to give." Brian Clark

47.  "Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning." Bill Gates

48.  "Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles." Steve Jobs

49.  "The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary." Vidal Sassoon

50.  "Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard." Guy Kawasaki

Which one of these was your favorite? What are your favorite business and blogging quotes?