Founders and Co-founders

21 Quotes from Founders and Co-founders

Founder and co-founders are a great source of knowledge and experience. Often they are quoted with words of wisdom. These quotes are a great source of inspiration.

There’s a lot you can learn from people who’ve had the courage to start and grow a company. The insight is valuable. As you will see from these 21 Quotes frFoundersdes and Co-founders.

Quotes on Great Ideas

  1. “Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.” – Anthony Volodkin, Hype Machine founder
  2. “If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large.” – Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO
  3. “The value of an idea lies in the using of it.” – Thomas Edison, General Electric Co-founder
  4. “Money is like gasoline during a road trip. You don’t want to run out of gas on your trip, but you’re not doing a tour of gas stations.” – Tim O’Reilly, O’Reilly Media founder and CEO
  5. “Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.” – Jack Dorsey, Twitter co-founder
  6. “Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career.” – Ryan Freitas, co-founder
  7. “Every time we launch a feature, people yell at us.” – Angelo Sotira, deviantART co-founder

Great Insight Quotes

  1. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs, Apple Inc. founder, chairman and CEO
  2. “The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow.” – Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA founder
  3. “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” – Scott Belsky, Behance co-founder
  4. “There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.” – Jason Fried, 37signals founder
  5. “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” – Drew Houston, Dropbox founder and CEO
  6. “If there’s something you want to build, but the tech isn’t there yet, just find the closest possible way to make it happen.” – Dennis Crowley, Foursquare co-founder
  7. “It’s hard to do a really good job on anything you don’t think about in the shower.” —Paul Graham, YCombinator co-founder

Great Passion Quotes

  1. “Entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create.” – David Karp, Tumblr founder and CEO
  2. Anything that is measured and watched, improves.” – Bob Parsons, GoDaddy founder
  3. “Don’t worry about funding if you don’t need it. Today it’s cheaper to start a business than ever.” – Noah Everett, Twitpic founder
  4. “If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” – Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn co-founder
  5. “You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exceptions.” – Steve Case, AOL co-founder
  6. “Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” —Mary Kay Ash, Mary Kay Cosmetics founder
  7. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over.” —Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder


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