We asked the community to share their favorite quotes and affirmations with us. Check some of those out below.

J. Rady | Founder and CEO at Out And About Business Solutions

My favorite quote is ” You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great” by Zig Ziglar. This quote is what gave me the motivation and the strength to start my own business, Out And About Business Solutions. It simply means to me that I don’t have to wait till I be great and the best in my industry to start my own Consulting, Branding and Marketing Business, whereas the opposite, it simply gave me a clear vision that as long as I have a business plan with a written timeline, I can start working on my business goals, and as long as I enjoy the journey, I’m gonna do some mistakes and learn from them in order to become great in what I do. And it’s been working perfectly so far. Greatness becomes from experience, consistency and discipline in the business world. Read more>>

Dr. Ben Barrantes | Doctor of Physical Therapy

“You have to dream, before those dreams can become a reality.” This quote has resonated with me over the years, and is great advice for anyone looking to get started on a new business venture. In the beginning you may feel like your goal is far away, and completely unrealistic. But taking that first step, no matter how small, paves the way for you to continue the pursuit in the overall process. Read more>>

Stephanie Carbajal | Creative Entrepreneur

My favorite quote would have to be “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” by Wayne Gretzky. I first heard the quote when my boyfriend was motivating me to start what was then a hobby. We had briefly spoken about me becoming a creator as a hobby and seeing where it went. Read more>>

Eric Kruse | Artist and Maker

“If it can’t be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, recycled or composted, then it should be restricted, redesigned or removed from production.” -Pete Seeger. I started my business from recycling wood, be it pallets, fence and gate boards, or discarded wood pieces from bulk pick up piles left outside. I wanted to do something with it and that is when I starting carving landscapes, portraits and objects out of what I collected. As the quote says and it is my mantra to do what I can to reuse, refinish and find ways to recycle. Read more>>