10 Quotes for Entrepreneurs from the Founding Fathers

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Today, on July 4, DailyTekk is celebrating our country’s innovators with 10 excellent quotes from the founding fathers. As you might expect, Ben Franklin is well represented here as he had a lot of wisdom to disperse. Hopefully you’ll find some inspiration in the words below to help you continue to blow people away with your work. This post is also part of our launch week for A Future Invested, a free online story that develops a chapter at a time here on DailyTekk meant to provide “idea fuel” for the entrepreneurs who make up a large section of our audience. Did we miss a good quote? Let us know what your favorites are in the comments section! Enjoy.

Energy and persistence conquer all things. – Benjamin Franklin

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. – Thomas Jefferson

The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty. – James Madison

Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out. – Benjamin Franklin

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins. – Benjamin Franklin

Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure. – Benjamin Franklin

To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions. – Benjamin Franklin

Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike. – Alexander Hamilton

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. – Thomas Jefferson

In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources. – Alexander Hamilton

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