Quotes by Successful Women Entrepreneurs

15 Inspiring Quotes by Successful Women Entrepreneurs

Whether you are an aspiring female CEO who is barely getting started or you have an established business that you want to grow, we all need some motivation from other successful women entrepreneurs who have experience and wisdom to share.

These are quotes for women who are calling in success in their business or just in their personal goals. Let other women be your teacher, not your competition.

It really doesn’t matter what industry or niche you want to be part of, there is room for everyone, especially YOU who is reading this. Only you have your unique experience and perspective on life and the thing you’re passionate about.

So fellow independent woman entrepreneurs, here are some quotes to inspire and motivate you to thrive in your business and build your empire.

Related: 8 Habits of Successful Women

Motivating Women Entrepreneurs Quotes

Soledad O'Brien quote about fear and success

“I’ve learned that fear limits you and your vision. It serves as blinders to what may be just a few steps down the road for you. The journey is valuable, but believing in your talents, your abilities, and your self-worth can empower you to walk down an even brighter path. Transforming fear into freedom – how great is that?”

Soledad O’Brien
Success doesn't come from what you do occasionally. It comes from what you do consistently. - Marie Forleo

“Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally. It comes from what you do consistently.”

Marie Forleo
“There is no career path that comes free of negativity. If you’re met with resistance, that probably means that you’re doing something new. If you’re experiencing turbulence or pressure, that probably means you’re rising.” - Taylor Swift

“There is no career path that comes free of negativity. If you’re met with resistance, that probably means that you’re doing something new. If you’re experiencing turbulence or pressure, that probably means you’re rising.”

Taylor Swift

“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
“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

“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

“I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow.”

Marissa Mayer

“Next time, ask: what’s the worst that will happen? Then push yourself a little further than you dare.”

Audre Lorde

“Get really comfortable saying “I don’t know.” It’s the best thing you can do.”

Brie Larson
“I’ve always been a bit of an introvert, but just because you don’t fit the classic mold doesn’t mean you can’t be a leader. You just need to find your own style and someone with a similar style who you can learn from.”― Jess Lee

“I’ve always been a bit of an introvert, but just because you don’t fit the classic mold doesn’t mean you can’t be a leader. You just need to find your own style and someone with a similar style who you can learn from.”

Jess Lee
“If you’re not [learning], you’re falling behind. Somebody else is getting better as you’re becoming less valuable.”― Jill Konrath

“If you’re not [learning], you’re falling behind. Somebody else is getting better as you’re becoming less valuable.”

Jill Konrath
“Be an amateur. Not everything you do has to be good, especially at first.”― Ann Handley

“Be an amateur. Not everything you do has to be good, especially at first.”

Ann Handley
“Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.” - Oprah

“Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.”

Oprah

And some bonus quotes on success from Oprah because she has so much wisdom to share:

“Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.”

“I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I’ve become. If I had, I’d have done it a lot earlier.”

“The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.”

And here is my take on success:


Which quote was your favorite? Do you have a favorite quote by a successful woman that I didn’t include? Leave it in the comments below.

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I think as a recovering perfectionist the quotes about it being ok to fail really resonate with me at this time. It can be scary to try new things and I always want to do a perfect job the first time, but that’s just not the way things go. I’ve made a million mistakes just creating this website and I’ve learned that you can’t waste time beating yourself up for the things that went wrong, you have to take a lesson from the experience and then move on, otherwise you’re just wasting time and energy that could be used on something better.

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