Over many years, we have captured a long list of quotes which Early Stage companies may find inspiring. Among other things, a thoughtful quote can make a great launching point for a presentation --- to customers, investors or your team. Feel free to peruse our extensive library below. If something resonates for any reason, feel free to download or print them. Each quote has been formatted for use in a presentation.
Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.
Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
English Statesman
Fear is an excellent motivator. I find that it really brings out the true ingenuity of a creature.
M. D. Elster
Author, “Four Kings”
The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson
American Musician, Songwriter, Producer, Singer, Actor and Activist
Even if the situation or challenge is very complex, usually the simplest solution is the one to go with.
Roxanne Quimby
Roxanne Quimby
Founder, Burt's Bees
I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle. We will accept nothing less than full victory!
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower
American Army General, Statesman and 34th U.S. President
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I’ve invented.
Buckminster Fuller
Buckminster Fuller
American Architect, Systems Theorist, Author, Designer, Investor and Futurist
I don’t want a lawyer who tells me what I can’t do. I hire a lawyer to tell me how to do what I want to do!
J.P. Morgan
J. P. Morgan
American Financier
There are decades when nothing happens and then there are weeks where decades happen.
Vladimir Lenin
Vladimir Lenin
Russian Philosopher/Politician
For nothing is hidden that will not be disclosed, and nothing concealed that will not be known or brought out into the open.
Luke 8:17
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
English Statesman