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30 motivational quotes for startups

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Everyone loves a good quote, something that they can relate to or aspire to be. Sometimes all you need is a good 'pick-me-up' quote to get you going for your day.
As a founder or entrepreneur, you  can't ignore the highs and the lows of the fast-paced startup industry. So today, I have gathered some of my favourite design quotes which will hopefully motivate you to get your design hat on as well!

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1 | "The details are not the details.  They make the design." - Charles Eames

2 | "If you do it right, it will last forever." - Massimo Vignelli

3 | "Good design is obvious.  Great design is transparent." - Joe Sparano

4 | "Design can be art.  Design can be aesthetics.  Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated." - Paul Rand

5 | "Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler." - Albert Einstein

6 | "Design is not just what it looks like & feels like.  Design is how it works." - Steve Jobs

7 | "Design has to work.  Art does not."  - Donald Judd

8 | "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." - Leonardo de Vinci

9 | "There is no design without discipline.  There is no discipline without intelligence." - Massimo Vigneli

10 | "Creativity is contagious." - Albert Einstein

Creativity is contagious - Albert Einstein

11 |  "A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them." - Steve Jobs

12 | "You can't use up creativity, the more you use, the more you have." - Maya Angelou

13 | "The chief enemy of creativity is 'good' sense." - Pablo Picasso

14 | "Design is the silent ambassador of your brand."  - Paul Rand

15 | "Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity." - Senaco

16 | "If you really want to do something, you'll find a way.  If you don't you'll find an excuse." - Jim Rohn

17 |  "It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." - Herman Melville

18 | "When you brand yourself properly, the competition becomes irrelevant." - Dan Schawbel

19 |  "Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning." - Bill Gates

20 | “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” - Dr Seuss

Why fit in when you are born to stand out! - Dr Seuss

21 | "Nothing influences people more than a recommendation from a trusted friend." - Mark Zuckerberg

22 | "It always seems impossible until it's done." - Nelson Mandela

23 | "Nothing is IMPOSSIBLE, the word itself say "I'M POSSIBLE"! " - Audrey Hepburn

24 | "If you think good design is expensive, you should look at the cost of bad design." - Dr. Ralf Speth

25 | "If you can dream it, you can do it." - Walt Disney

26 | "Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work." - Aristotle

27 | "Happiness is the secret ingredient for successful businesses.  If you have a happy company it will be invincible." - Richard Branson

28 |  "It's fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lesson of failure." - Bill Gates

29 |  "In a gentle way, you can shake the world." - Mahatma Gandhi

30 | "You want to hire entrepreneurs, people who are natural problem solvers - the ones who see opportunity when most see impossibility." - Gurbaksh Chahal


I hope you enjoyed these quotes and they got you in the mood to get cracking again.  Which one was your favourite? If I missed it off the list why not leave it in the comments below!