No one knows more about startups than startup founders. While there’s a lot of excellent startup advice out there in the wild, some of the most quotable tips cut to the real heart of what starting a business requires: Identify a problem. Don’t be afraid to prove someone (or everyone) wrong. Keep your sense of humor intact, because failure’s part of the game.
And no matter what resources you have, your work ethic can and will level the playing field. Just ask Ryan Holmes, CEO of HootSuite, one of the founders featured in this slideshow of 37 incredible entrepreneurship quotes, as styled by the talented team at Lemon.ly.
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The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert content library and email lessons.