Here are 10 quotes from some top entrepreneurs in the industry to take into the new year:
"When you're ready to quit, you're closer than you think."
Bob Parsons, Founder of Go Daddy
"We live in a world where you're not being eaten by a lion when you fail, you just have to go get another job."
Michael Arrington, Founder of Techcrunch
"Don't compromise what you wouldn't want for a quick buck."
Noah Everett, Founder of Twitpic
"Observe the world around you - everything you do, and especially everything you hate to do."
Aaron Patzer, Founder of Mint
"Timing, perseverance and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success."
Biz Stone, Co-Founder of Twitter
"Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming."
Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin
"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken."
Warren Buffett, Founder of Berkshire Hathaway
"Any time is a good time to start a company."
Ron Conway, Co-Founder of SV Angel
"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing."
and my personal favourite:
"Whether you think you can, or you can't - you're right."
Henry Ford, Founder of Ford
oh and here's one for luck
"The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible--and achieve it generation after generation."
Pearl S. Buck
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