Quotes for Founders

Written by Sean Murphy. Posted in Quotes, skmurphy

Inspired by Dharmesh Shah I have also started to post these irregularly to my Twitter account. But to save you from having to add one more time sucking application that would take you away from your E-mail I will also be posting them in batches (at the end of the month after this post) on the blog as well. Enter your E-mail if you would like Feedburner to deliver new blog posts to your inbox.

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“Pressure is on us by the nature of the job. Performance releases pressure.”
J. T. Fisher

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“Life must be lived forward but can only be understood backward.”
Soren Kierkegaard

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“The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability, not when men do not recognize the ability he has.”
Confucius

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“The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.”
Peter Drucker

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  • SKMurphy » Quote for Entrepreneurs- April 2008

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    […] I have been trying to select a good quote every couple of days that is applicable to the challenges of entrepreneurship. What follows are the balance I selected in April. For the first part see Quotes for Founders […]

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  • SKMurphy » Quotes for Entrepreneurs - May 2008

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    […] Continuing my twitter experiment from April I try to select a good quote every couple of days that is applicable to the challenges of entrepreneurship. Here are my choices for May: “Practice is the best of all instructors.” Publilius Syrus […]

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  • SKMurphy » Quotes for Entrepreneurs - June 2008

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    […] Continuing my twitter experiment from April and May I try to select a good quote every couple of days that is applicable to the challenges of entrepreneurship. Here are my choices for June: […]

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  • SKMurphy » Quotes for Entrepreneurs - July 2008

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    […] Continuing my twitter experiment from April, May, and June I continue to select a quote every couple of days that is applicable to the challenges of entrepreneurship. Here are my choices for July: “Find your place on the planet. Dig in, and take responsibility from there.” Gary Snyder […]

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  • SKMurphy » Joshua Schacter: URL Shorteners Considered Harmful

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    […] Since I only post quotes on twitter/skmurphy I don’t use a URL shortener. I tried them out when I was posting announcements to the SDForum Marketing SIG Yahoo Group that contained the ginormous URLs that the SDForum website uses (which were broken up by Yahoo on send and inevitably led to complaints about a broken URL) but the cure was worse than that disease. […]

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  • SKMurphy » Quotes for Entrepreneurs - April 2009

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    […] It’s been a year since I started using Twitter to post quotes for entrepreneurs. I realize now that using Twitter, while encouraging me to collect more new quotes, forces me to focus on ones that will fit into a 140 character limit. I am thinking of retitling this “Pithy Quotes For Entrepreneurs” where pithy means both “precisely meaningful; forceful and brief” and “short enough for Twitter.” […]

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