Ten Inspirational Quotes from Late Blooming Entrepreneurs

1.  “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.”– Henry Ford, Ford Motor Company

2.  “Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.” – Mary Kay Ash, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Inc.

3.   “High expectations are the key to everything.” – Sam Walton, Wal-Mart

4.   “When I work, I forget my little aches and pains. When I’m really busy, I forget I   ever had an ache.” – Colonel Harland Sanders, Kentucky Fried Chicken

5.   “That’s my gift.  I let that negativity roll off me like water off a duck’s back.  If it’s not positive, I didn’t hear it.  If you can overcome that, fights are easy.” – George Foreman, retired professional boxer and entrepreneur

6.   “Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.” – Julia Child, TV chef and author

7.   “I dared where the wise ones feared to tread.” – King Camp Gillette, inventor of the safety razor

8.   “It’s choice – not chance – that determines your destiny.” –  Jean Nidetch, Weight Watchers International

9.   “The more I help others to succeed, the more I succeed.” – Ray Kroc, McDonald’s

10   “There isn’t a worthwhile thing in the world that can’t be accomplished with good hard work. You’ve got to want something first and then have to go after it with all your heart and soul.” – Margaret Rudkin, Pepperidge Farm

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About Lynne Strang

I'm a writer who blogs about 40-and-older business owners. I am also the author of "Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs: Eight Principles for Starting a Business After Age 40." Outside of work, I enjoy reading, cooking, vegetable gardening and exercise (especially cycling).
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20 Responses to Ten Inspirational Quotes from Late Blooming Entrepreneurs

  1. Michael says:

    Very useful quotes…

  2. lbstrang says:

    That’s terrific! Congratulations!

  3. caliboinyc says:

    I needed to read this! Thanks!

  4. Reblogged this on Perspective Coaching Online and commented:
    Fantastic inspirational quotes for those late blooming entrepreneurs…..a must read!

  5. Reblogged this on Utah County Real Estate and commented:
    Great Quotes!

  6. Reblogged this on northlancs and commented:
    You have to admire the simplicity but impact of these statements, would be great if I could just remember them all.

    • lbstrang says:

      Instead of trying to remember them all, maybe you could focus on just one a week. When you get to the bottom of the list, start over again. Thanks for the reblog!

  7. andyc37 says:

    These quotes are really good. My favourite is the first one, from Henry Ford. Very, very true!

  8. Dan Ritter says:

    Its never too late 🙂 It starts with the right mindset which can happen at any age!

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