The startup business is a tiring journey of long weeks and hectic schedules. While dealing with the daily issues of work, it becomes difficult to keep up morale and remember the importance of the smaller elements of life. So, to help you get through the upcoming week, here are 20 quotes on creativity, motivation, leadership and investment!


To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. Thomas Edison

Many prefer not to exercise their imaginations at all. They choose to remain comfortably within the bounds of their own experience, never troubling to wonder how it would feel to have been born other than they are. J.K. Rowling

One of the only ways to get out a tight box is to invent your way out. Jeff Bezos

Ideas come from everything. Alfred Hitchcock

The most talented, thought provoking, game changing people are never normal. Richard Branson


You only have to do very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong. Warren Buffett

All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me…. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. Walt Disney

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions. Louisa May Alcott

To succeed in your mission, you must have single minded devotion to your goal. Abdul Kalam

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty. Winston Churchill


Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. General Dwight Eisenhower

Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader. Indra Nooyi

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. John F. Kennedy

Leadership is the self confidence of working with people smarter than you. Azim Premji


In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable. Robert Arnott

Every once in a while, the market does something so stupid it takes your breath away. Jim Cramer

The four most dangerous words in investing are: ‘this time it’s different.’ – Sir John Templeton

Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing. Warren Buffett

I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful. Warren Buffett

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