Inspirational Quotes for the Entrepreneur in the New Year

Inspirational Quotes for 2015

As an entrepreneur, ringing in the new year means ringing in new goals. From student entrepreneurs to startups, everyone can use a bit of help and motivation when reaching for their goals in 2015. To help with the encouragement this time of year, we put together a list of our favourite inspirational quotes.

Share these quotes. You can find the ones we love the most on our Instagram page @KahootsHQ.

Here are twenty of our favourite startup quotes.

1) “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” – Unknown

2) “Entrepreneurship is a team sport, don’t go it alone.” – KahootsHQ

3) “Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.” – Anthony Volodkin

4) “Failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” – Arianna Huffington

5) “Don’t let someone who gave up on their dreams talk you out of yours.” – Unknown

6) “Stop saying I wish, start saying I will.” – Unknown

7) “Don’t follow your dreams, chase them.” – KahootsHQ

8) “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney Company

9) “When you can’t change the direction of the wind – adjust your sails.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

10) “Whenever you fall pick something up.” – Oswald Avery

11) “I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” – Douglas Adams

12) “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde

13) “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

14) “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

15) “You’re already poor as an entrepreneur, don’t be lonely too.” – KahootsHQ

16) “The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.” – Maya Angelou

17) “I just want you to know that you’re very special… and the only reason I’m telling you is that I don’t know if anyone else ever has.” – Stephen Chbosky

18) “I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.” – Dr. Seuss

19) “When life is tough, remember you are tougher.” – Unknown

20) “Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career.” – Ryan Freitas

Share the motivation with your community!


Allison Rhodes | Director of Creative Innovation at KahootsHQ

Allison is a graduate of the Entrepreneurship program at Ryerson University, is a Masters of Digital Media candidate and one of the cofounders of


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