My Top 10 Startup Quotes Of All Time

October 17, 2012

I love a good startup or technology quote.

Here are some of my all time favourites, in no particular order.

"Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful, that’s what matters to me." - Steve Jobs

"Writing your own blog platform is like roasting your own coffee: it's impractical and you probably shouldn't do it, but for people who really, truly care about it, it's worthwhile to them for their own personal priorities that sound crazy to everyone else. Well, I write my own blog platform and I roast my own coffee." - Marco Arment

"The people who succeed are the ones who put the need for certainty aside, to focus on riding the best wave they can. They don't wait for the tide to be perfect tomorrow." - Bernadette Jiwa

"Stay hungry … stay foolish" - Steve Jobs

"Apparently sprinters reach their highest speed right out of the blocks, and spend the rest of the race slowing down. The winners slow down the least. It’s that way with most startups too." - Paul Graham

"Nothing works better than just improving your product." – Joel Spolsky

"The most important quality in a startup founder is determination" - Paul Graham

"It's never been easier to start a company. It's never been harder to build one." - Naval Ravikant

"Our goal is simple objects, objects that you can’t imagine any other way. Simplicity is not the absence of clutter. Get it right, and you become closer and more focused on the object." - Jonathan Ive

"Do or do not, there is no try" - Yoda

Do you have any favourites? I'd love to see them.

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