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 of quotes for entrepreneurs that I selected in April 2008. For the first part see Quotes for Founders

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Update July-14-2015: This approach to tweeting quotes and collecting them in a monthly roundup became my default approach to managing quotes for entrepreneurs.


Quotes for Entrepreneurs–April 2008

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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

For more quotes from Sydney J. Harris see 12 From Sydney J. Harris’ “Winners and Losers” For Entrepreneurs

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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 (which appears to be, like Tara Ploughman, another pseudonym for Paul Graham)

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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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