Inspiration, Motivation

54 Best Quotes by Women Entrepreneur

Inspiring Women Entrepreneur Quotes

Being an entrepreneur is an incredible experience. These days’ women are being more and more noticed in all the work areas and they have been remarkably successful. Women as a captain or owner or founder of an organization have been booming as well as have become an inspiration to many. Here is a collection of some of the popular quotes by well known women entrepreneurs.

  1. “Define success in your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.” - Anne Sweeney
  2. “I am Living proof that you don’t have to be an insider to be knowledgeable about Fashion and have an impact on the industry.” - Susan Gregg Koger
  3. “I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.” - Virginia Rometty
  4. “Leadership isn’t about demanding control anymore; those days are over. It’s about unpacking the personal motivations of individual employees.” - Wendy Lea
  5. “We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes - understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” - Arianna Huffington
  6. “I am not satisfied in making money for myself. I endeavor to provide employment for hundreds of the women of my race.” - Madam C.J. Walker
  7. “But you have to do what you dream of doing even while you are afraid.” - Arianna Huffington
  8. “It is within everyone’s grasp to be a CEO.” - Martha Stewart
  9. “You can’t have everything you want, but you can have the things that really matter to you.” - Marissa Mayer
  10. “My husband always tell me that I’m the most unrelenting person he’s ever met, and it’s true. If I make a commitment to something I will stick to it no matter what.” - Jenny Craig
  11. “I wake up every morning and think to myself, how far can I push the company forward in the next 24 hours.” - Leah Busque
  12. “If you push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking risk, really amazing things can happen.” - Marissa Mayer
  13. “One if the nice thing about being a private company is operating without the intensity of public glare. It’s hard to grow under a microscope of constant second guessing.” - Sarah Lacy
  14. “You never lose in business, either you win or you learn.” - Melinda Emerson
  15. “A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” - Melinda Gates
  16. “When my company started really growing, I didn’t have any help in my house at all. I had the upkeep of my daily life, I had a one year old and a three year old, and I had my house. So I had to prioritize.” - Julie Aigner Clark
  17. “If you do things well, do them better. Be daring, be first, be different, be just.” - Anita Roddick
  18. “I have never worked a day in my life without selling. If I believe in something, I sell it, and I sell it hard.” - Estée Lauder
  19. “Just because you are CEO, don’t think you have landed. You must continually increase your learning, the way you think and the way you approach the organization. I’ve never forgotten that.” - Indra Nooyi
  20. “It was a risk. I had my husband and I was pregnant with my oldest son. But I don’t look at risk the way other people do. When you’re an entrepreneur, you have to go in feeling like you’re going to be successful.” - Lillian Vernon
  21. “So often people are working hard at the wrong things. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.” - Caterina Fake
  22. “I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.” - Coco Chanel
  23. “What I learn from talking to so many women around the world: If you can empower them with the right things, the right tools, they can lift up their family. And that ultimately lifts up their community and their society” - Melinda Gates
  24. “I work really hard at trying to see the big picture and not getting stuck in ego. I believe we’re all put on this planet for a purpose, and we all have a different purpose… When you connect with that love and that compassion, that’s when everything unfolds.” - Ellen DeGeneres
  25. “We treat our people like royalty. If you honor and serve the people who work for you, they will honor and serve you.” - Mary Kay Ash
  26. “Running my own business is empowering. I get to set my own hours, call the shots, and contribute to my family.” - Amanda Cookson
  27. “There is no royal flower-strewn path to success. And if there is, I have not found it for if I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard.” - Madam C.J. Walker
  28. “There is time for work, and time for love. That leaves no other time.” - Coco Chanel
  29. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.” - Sara Blakely
  30. “Starting a small business has been one of the best choices I ever made.” - Rawa
  31. “I was taught to put my best into anything I did and I can honestly say I’ve always done that. Still, there are many times when I failed, when I was disappointed.” - Mary Kay Ash
  32. “Perseverance is my motto.” - Madam C.J. Walker
  33. “The comfort zone is a nice place, but nothing grows there. Take the leap today and start your business!” - Caroline Cummings
  34. “You don’t wait for choices to appear, but you move on by making your own way.” - Srimathi Shivashankar
  35. “I don’t believe in failure. It’s not failure if you enjoyed the process.” - Oprah Winfrey
  36. “What really started me off in this business was my own research into what kinds of foods I should be eating.” - Jenny Craig
  37. “Our work is still cut out for us. More women are getting college degrees than men, yet women are still a small percentage of people in the US running and starting companies. I hope in that in my lifetime I get to experience the feeling of being one among many female tech CEOs who have leveled the playing field.” - Sabrina Parsons
  38. “Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” - Oprah Winfrey
  39. “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not making decisions.” - Catherine Cook
  40. “We were most creative when our back was against the wall.” - Anita Roddick
  41. ”My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” - Oprah Winfrey
  42. “Success is about creating value.” - Candice Carpenter
  43. “I attribute my business acumen to my gut feel.” - Anita Dongre
  44. “I became successful due to several reasons. I never gave up and I never let anyone or anything get in my way. I use the power of positive thinking to tackle obstacles and challenges so they don’t defeat me.” - Lillian Vernon
  45. “Remember, all the answers you need are inside of you; you only have to become quite enough to hear them.” - Debbie Ford
  46. “If you are committed to creating value and if you aren’t afraid of hard times; obstacles become utterly unimportant. A nuisance perhaps; but with no real power. The world respects creation; people will get out of your way.” - Candice Carpenter
  47. “Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.” - Anita Roddick
  48. “How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.” - Coco Chanel
  49. “Successful people understand that you don’t need to make things complicated.” - Anne McKevitt
  50. “You must always know what everyone else is doing in your industry but you’ve got to spend time focusing on your goals.” - Schauna Chauhan
  51. “Don’t let what you don’t know scare you, because it can become your greatest asset. And if you do things without knowing how they have always been done, you’re guaranteed to do them differently.” - Sara Blakely
  52. “We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.” - Sheryl Sandberg
  53. “The only way to do something in depth is to work hard. The moment you start being in love with what you’re doing, and thinking it’s beautiful or rich, then you’re in danger.” - Miuccia Prada
  54. “As a leader, I am tough on myself and I raise the standard for everybody; however, I am very caring because I want people to excel at what they are doing so that they can aspire to be me in the future.” - Indra Nooyi

The exceeding are few of the top quotes by female entrepreneurs that you must have enjoyed reading. If you have more quotes by such great women entrepreneurs, do share the same in the comments section.