25 Business Quotes for Women Business Owners

25 Business Quotes for Women Business Owners

Sometimes it’s challenging to find the motivation to continue through the hard, lonely, and heartbreaking days of entrepreneurship. When I’m feeling down, I love to read motivational quotes and manifestations to inspire me. They lift my spirits and remind me WHY I chose this crazy lifestyle of being an entrepreneur. 

Women particularly feel pressure to succeed in ALL areas of life. Work, business, family, health/fitness… there are so many societal pressures. It’s impossible to be perfect at them all! If you’ve been feeling down about yourself or your business lately, read through these business quotes for women entrepreneurs. They were written by boss women like you! If these ladies can succeed and overcome their fears, so can you and I ❤

Business Quotes for Success

“Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.”

Madam C.J. Walker, first female self-made millionaire

“Do what you love and success will follow. Passion is the fuel behind a successful career.” 

Meg Whitman, CEO of Quibi

“I got lucky because I never gave up the search. Are you quitting too soon? Or are you willing to pursue luck with a vengeance too?”

Jill Konrath, sales strategist

“We entrepreneurs are loners, vagabonds, troublemakers. Success is simply a matter of finding and surrounding ourselves with those open-minded and clever souls who can take our insanity and put it to good use.”

Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop

“Don’t ever make decisions based on fear. Make decisions based on hope and possibility. Make decisions based on what should happen, not what shouldn’t.”

Michelle Obama, lawyer and former first lady of the United States

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“Take risks. Failure is a stepping stone to success.” 

Arianna Huffington, co-founder of The Huffington Post

“The road to success is always under construction.” 

Lily Tomlin, actress and comedian

“If you push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking risk, really amazing things can happen.”

Marissa Mayer, businesswoman and investor

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” 

Maya Angelou, author

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“Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” 

Coco Chanel, French fashion designer

“Don’t follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.”

Margaret Thatcher, British Stateswoman, Former British Prime Minister

“You can’t be successful in business without taking risks. It’s really that simple.”

Adena Friedman, President and CEO of NASDAQ

“The most successful entrepreneurs I know are optimistic. It’s part of the job description.”

Caterina Fake, co-founder of Flickr

“Find a great mentor, someone who has already been through the many challenges of being an entrepreneur…”

Jodi Levine, author

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“Fearlessness is not the absence of fear, it’s the mastery of fear. It’s about getting up one more time when we fall down.”

Arianna Huffington, author

“Show up, show up, show up, and after a while, the muse shows up, too.”

Isabel Allende, writer

“Trying to do it all and expecting it all can be done exactly right is a recipe for disappointment. Perfection is the enemy.” 

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook

“Stay true to yourself and your vision. Don’t let any one person’s opinion move you; listen, but be confident.”

Amanda Kahlow, former CEO & founder, 6Sense

“I’ve always been a bit of an introvert, but just because you don’t fit the classic mold doesn’t mean you can’t be a leader. You just need to find your own style and someone with a similar style who you can learn from.”

Jess Lee, Co-Founder & CEO, Polyvore

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“Know what you bring. Know what you don’t bring. And build a team that covers everything you need.”

Angie Hicks, founder of Angie’s List

“At the end of the day, you are the only one that is limiting your ability to dream or to actually execute on your dreams. Don’t let yourself get in the way of that.”

Falon Fatemi, CEO and co-founder of Fireside

Are you feeling revved up and ready to get back to making your dreams a reality?! I know I am! I hope these quotes gave you a spark of inspiration and motivation to continue. Entrepreneurship is hard, but it’s easier knowing you have people cheering you on. I’m one of them! I love supporting entrepreneurs in their businesses. Let’s connect on Instagram and encourage each other in our entrepreneurial journeys❤

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