Entrepreneurship Quotes


Here are a compilation of business-quotable lessons quoted by J.M.Olusanya from other newspapers. Reading these lessons helps in understanding why your business is so important. Business quotes compiled from great successful businessmen. Enjoy reading here for successful business:


1. Business is like love affairs, marriage is a leaning curve, and it’s work in progress. You won’t believe that couples that have been married for 60 years are still something new about each other. That requires a lot of patience and perseverance, the same thing with business. Where we were 10 years ago is not the same place we are now, and where we are now is not where we want to be in 10 years time.—Dapo Adelegun, a millionaire, owning a Lekki Sun Splash.


2. Gitomer to his son, Jeffrey Gitomer: “Son, never offer anything you wouldn’t be glad to accept yourself”.—Jettrey Gitomer.


3. If the customer says they’re not interested, it means you’re not interesting. –Jettrey Gitomer.


4. The greatest secret of success (in business) is to find a need and fill it.—Robert Schuller.


5. One advertisement guru said, “If you don’t say here I am, nobody will ask where you are?” So, if you know you have patented a product or service that will bring you success, go all your way to tell the world about it. –Joseph Fakorede.



6. The most important thing in life is to love what you’re doing; because that’s the only way you’ll ever be really good at it.—Donald Trump, Founder of The Trump Organization.


7. Without passion, you don’t have energy, without energy you have nothing—Donald Trump.


8. Most people think small because most people are afraid of success; afraid of making decisions, afraid of winning. And that gives people like me a great advantage. D.Trump.


9. Sheer persistence is the difference between success and failure.—D.Trump.


10. Courteous treatment will make a customer a walking advertisement.—James Cash Penney, Founder of J.C.Penney.



11. No man can climb the ladder of success without first placing his foot on the bottom rung.--James Cash Penney.


12. Whoever lays one’s hands on any business even if they have broke shall prosper.—J.M.Olusanya.


13. No business can succeed in any great degree without being properly organized. –James Cash Penney.


14. You must give the customer the best value and make a reasonable profit. — James Cash Penney.


15. There were no secrets to my success, but that the principles of business were simple: “In retailing, the formula happens to be a basic liking for human beings, plus integrity, plus industry, plus ability to see the other fellow’s point of view”.—James Cash Penney.


16. Geniuses themselves don’t talk about the gift of genius; they just talk about hard work and long hours.—James Cash Penney.


17. Business never was and never is anything but a public service. We told store managers that unless they knew their communities and unless they were prepared to enter sympathetically into community life, they could not make a success of their stores.—J.C.Penney.


18. A merchant who approaches business with the idea of serving the public well has nothing to fear.—J.C.Penney.


19. An unsmiling man must not open his shop.—Chinese proverb.


20. The friendly smile, the word of greeting, is certainly something fleeting and seemingly insubstantial. You can’t take them with you. But they work for good beyond your power to measure their influence. It is the service we are not obliged to give that people value most.—J.C.Penney.


21. Business is no longer a matter of profits alone. Profits must come through public confidence, and public confidence is given to any merchant in proportion to the service which he gives to the public.—J.C.Penney.


22. Life itself is a risk. There is no business without its risky side. But remember, the higher the risk, the higher the return.—Oluwasanmi Akindipe, penny stock expert and a columnist of Success Digest Extra newspaper.


23. Do not go into any business without a complete research.—Unknown.


24. No entrepreneur can escape from legal matters in the quest for success.—Tomi Vincent, Lawyer and a SDE columnist.


25. It is better to start small capital and learn what works and what won’t work before you can build a big business than to start big capital and lose your way to great success in business because you don’t experience what works and what does not work.—J.O.Olusanya.


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