25 More Motivational Business and Customer Quotes that Will Inspire You

We heard your praise from our original 25 motivating referral, customer loyalty and great business quotes blog and we’re back with 25 more because sometimes you just need a little reminder of why you do what you do everyday! The grind is tough and we’re here to keep you motivated.

Here are 25 more motivational quotes, perfect for your business hustle and everyday life hustle.

  1. “Always deliver more than expected.” - Larry Page, CoFounder of Google

  2. “Your number-one job is to tell your story to the consumer wherever they are, and preferably at the moment they are deciding to make a purchase.”  - Gary Vaynerchuk

  3. "I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it." - Estée Lauder, CoFounder of Estée Lauder

  4. Customer service shouldn't just be a department, it should be the entire company." - Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com

  5. “We are really competing against ourselves, we have no control over how other people perform.” - Pete Cashmore, CEO of Mashable

  6. “In this ever-changing society, the most powerful and enduring brands are built from the heart. They are real and sustainable. Their foundations are stronger because they are built with the strength of the human spirit, not an ad campaign. The companies that are lasting are those that are authentic”  – Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks

  7. "It takes 20 years to build a reputation and 5 minute to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently. - Warren Buffett

  8. “You have to be very nimble and very open minded. Your success is going to be very dependent on how your adapt.” - Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO of Yelp

  9. “It always seems impossible until it's done.” - Nelson Mandela

  10. Instead of focusing on the competition, focus on the customer." - Scott Cook, Founder of Intuit

  11. “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” – Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo

  12. “In embracing the diversity of human beings, we will find a surer way to true happiness.” - Howard Moskowitz

  13. “I’m responsible for this company. I stand behind the results. I know the details, and I think the CEO has to be the moral leader of the company, … I think high standards are good, but let’s not anybody be confused, it’s about performance with integrity. That’s what you have to do.” – Jeffrey Immelt, CEO of General Electric

  14. "The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” - Mark Twain

  15. “High expectations are the key to absolutely everything.” - Sam Walton, Founder of Wal-Mart

  16. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

  17. "Work like hell. I mean you just have to put in 80 to 100 hour weeks every week. [This] improves the odds of success. If other people are putting in 40-hour work weeks and you're putting in 100 hour workweeks, then even if you're doing the same thing, you know that you will achieve in four months what it takes them a year to achieve."  - Elon Musk, Founder and CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors

  18. “Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career.” - Ryan Freitas, Co-Founder of About.me 

  19. “Life is about making an impact, not making an income.” – Kevin Kruse

  20. “There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.” - Jason Fried, Founder of 37signals  

  21. “The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” – Mark Zuckerberg

  22. “Get big quietly, so you don’t tip off potential competitors.” - Chris Dixon, Co-Founder and CEO of Hunch

  23. “Life shrinks and expands on the proportion of your willingness to take risks and try new things.” - Gary Vaynerchuk

  24. "It’s through vulnerability that human beings create connections. The more vulnerable we can be with one another, the more that we’ll trust one another and the more we’ll be able to collaborate effectively.” - Neil Blumenthal, Co-founder of Warby Parker

  25. “I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one.” - Bill Gates, Co-Founder of Microsoft


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