Quote for Entrepreneurs–April 2008

Written by Sean Murphy. Posted in Quotes, skmurphy

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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“We are not human beings have a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.”
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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“Originality and the feeling of one’s dignity are achieved through work and struggle.”
Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Life is too short to work at a job you hate, but everyone has to do something someone else is willing to pay them for.”
Sid Emmert

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“While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, another is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.”
Henry C. Link

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“The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.”
Sydney J. Harris

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“It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are.”
e. e. cummings

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Nothing happens without personal transformation.”
W. Edwards Deming

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Your twenties are always an apprenticeship, but you don’t always know what for.”
Jan Houtema

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“Leadership is the art of inspiring people to cooperate and enthusiastically take action toward uncommon goals.”
Col. John Boyd (OODA loop inventor)

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Comments (5)

  • 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: [...]

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  • SKMurphy » Quotes for Entrepreneurs - August 2008

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    [...] Continuing my twitter experiment from April, May, June, and July  I have continued to select a quote every couple of days that I believe is applicable to the challenges of entrepreneurship. Here are my choices for August: “Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk.” Joaquin Setanti [...]

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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 » Two Images of Startups

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    [...] A great quote that  I used again in April 2008 but couldn’t source it. Paul Graham has it in his quote list. But while Houtema is a legitimate surname, I can’t find the one named Jan. [...]

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