Ten Quotes to Motivate and Push Yourself Forward

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People who are considered successful or great minds from scientist to artists prove that the creative process is the same no matter when or where it is applied. They speak about ideas, change, and self-improvement as key factors that make things happen.

A good idea is only a small part of the process. It takes a combination of skills, hard work, experience, and patience.

If you need to polish your skills, take our free online training. If you lack experience, ask the campus members for advice. If you need to try what hard work means, submit an idea or project and try to be among the finalists of our competitions.

“Many founders often start their companies with a great idea rather than starting with the real problem. A great idea will only work if it solves a problem for your target customers.”
Ingrid Devin

“A thought is an idea in transit.”
Pythagoras

“Practice what you know, and it will help to make clear what now you do not know.
Rembrandt

“A good idea will keep you awake during the morning, but a great idea will keep you awake during the night. “
Marilyn Vos Savant

“The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.”
Linus Pauling

“The idea is there locked inside. All you have to do is remove the excess stone.”
Michelangelo

“You never suffer from a money problem, you always suffer from an idea problem.”
Robert H. Schuller

“The only way you survive is you continuously transform into something else. It’s this idea of continuous transformation that makes you an innovation company.”
Virginia M. (Ginni) Rometty

“One day or day one. You decide.”
Unknown

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy

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53 Comments

  1. ” If you need to try what hard work means, submit an idea or project and try to be among the finalists of our competitions” This part got me thinking, it’s a great entrepreneural experience.

  2. Very True

  3. I am enlightened. We have to work on ourselves first, if we want to change the world. Wow… great lesson. Thank you.

    Please support my idea “Positive Change’.

    I am Lomotey Francis Korsi,
    My idea, “Positive Change”, was nominated for the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition in the Best Ideas 2019 category. Please read my idea at https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/13692 and consider supporting my idea with comments and votes!
    Thank you.

  4. I think I am on my way to greatness. Nowadays I wake up ideas, work on ideas, sleep on ideas…. I have read and learnt so much innovation, thanks to the campus.

  5. I like the quote from Leo Tolstoy. I support the fact that if you change yourself, it will be a ripple effect such that eventually the world will change. Wanting to change others idea selfish

    • I like his too, because it says everything about my project idea if I want it to be a success. My idea, “Social enterprise business for the marginalized street youths. “, was nominated for the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition in the Best Ideas 2019 category. Please read my idea at https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/14962 and consider supporting my idea with comments and votes.

  6. This has been my inspiration for this week.
    “A good idea will keep you awake during the morning, but a great idea will keep you awake during the night. “
    Marilyn Vos Savant

    Thank you

  7. Very inspiring. Thank you for sharing. One knowledge gained today.

    I believe that great insight being about a great idea.

    Nice write up!

  8. Hi, am really motivated. I was putting in my maximum effort in this competition as a nominee in the Best Idea category, 2019, but after reading your post, I realised I must exercise patience since hard work and patience produces positive results. Am blessed. Kindly read my idea and consider supporting me with vote and comments. I am really determined to make this world a better place so kindly support me, please I need your support.

    I am Lomotey Francis Korsi,
    My idea, “Positive Change”, was nominated for the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition in the Best Ideas 2019 category. Please read my idea at https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/13692 and consider supporting my idea with comments and votes!
    Thank you.

  9. A good idea in your head is better in your hands and best within your environment and community
    Crochet Hub Africa
    https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/24/13531

  10. wow nice one
    Good luck. Also take a look at mine and consider supporting it. https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/24/12544

  11. Think Innovation,Communicate Innovation,Believe in Yourself,Believe in the process,NEVER STOP

  12. “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” this statement touched my idea began from transforming myself and my perspective towards street families.
    Hello friends I need your votes please. My idea, “Social enterprise business for the marginalized street youths. “, was nominated for the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition in the Best Ideas 2019 category. Please read my idea at https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/14962 and consider supporting my idea with comments and votes!
    You can support my idea by
    a) voting for it
    b) commenting and giving positive feedback
    c) tell your friends about it to do the same.

    Thanks for your support!

  13. … Just like Pablo Pikaso said;
    ” There are people that make a yellow spot out of the sun and there are others that make the sun out of a yellow spot” it’s about creative thinking, innovation and adventure and PRICELESS LOOK is driven by these.

    Please vote my idea at
    http://tracking.entrepreneurship-campus.org/tracking/click?d=kpofUWzFa3YPAGmKitFziaPOLDLvO9VEcnEmrbydmP-d2yddo2zdHI21CxIwwOgY-z0DGcly5oUfc8Opi8N0kSkUpqt0ZWe88MSTZLWj2rmOyLVs6hCRfYfahekIB5595YHNmLbXIxP-pgdlY1NH4DT-Q7Wm8LEWgQje4LVJJT6f0

    Thanks

  14. well said
    passion and determinations are what matter to develop a mature concept of your idea, now the complex question usually which guides these destructive innovations/ideas depends on how you “understand the problem you are trying to solve”!

  15. “If You Are Working On Something That You Really Care About, You Don’t Have To Be Pushed. The Vision Pulls You.” – Steve Jobs

    “The Way Get Started Is To Quit Talking And Begin Doing.” – Walt Disney

    “To See What Is Right And Not Do It Is A Lack Of Courage.” – Confucius

  16. I will put more effort to develop myself first and do it with great zeal so that I can transform the world

  17. If your ideas consist of little more than random, incomplete thoughts existing outside a framework for execution you might have a problem. If you don’t understand the difference between ideas and innovation it’s likely all your great ideas haven’t amounted to enough to buy a cup of coffee. Disruptive innovation is rarely as simple as raw genius that bubbles-up. Most often innovation is the culmination of several things: a sound idea, vetted through great process, refined by innovative application, and brought to market by outstanding leadership. The difference between an idea and innovation is execution – don’t be the “idea” person, be the innovator.

  18. before I submit to this campus, I was suffering from depression and not having future, Although I believed that I value a lot, but now after about 15 days, not only my manners changed, even now my future seems so bright because I get the opportunity that I needed to build my structure.

  19. “Once satisfaction was in sunshine but i found it in stars in darker times”

  20. “Once satisfaction was in sunshine but i found it in a spark in darker times”

  21. “To take a long jump, You have to step back”

  22. I have never really thought about the future until Until two months
    ago an announcement was made at our school about one girl. She
    was seriously ill. She had cancer. A very aggressive form of it. The
    doctors in our country did everything they could for her. Still she was
    dying. Her only hope was the treatment that she could get in
    Germany. She needed minimum of 50 thousand Euros to be able to
    go and soon. The price of the human life. It’s a lot of money here. So
    her parents started raising funds wherever they could and
    eventually came to our school. Nowadays we have almost got used
    to such stories because after the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station accident the rate of cancer
    among children in Belarus has increased 13 times. This power station is situated almost at the
    boarder of our Republic and right after the accident the wind was blowing north and carrying
    radioactive clouds in our direction So there are articles in newspapers, announcements on TV,
    Internet about kids dying of cancer who need urgent help.

  23. The wonderful thing is that as we decrease the scale of economic activity, we actually increase our own emotional well being. That is because at the deepest level localization is about connection. It is about re establishing our sense of interdependence with others and with the natural world. And this connection is a fundamental human need.

  24. ” I began my career as an economics professor but became frustrated because the economic theories I taught in the classroom didn’t have any meaning in the lives of poor people I saw all around me. I decided to turn away from the textbooks and discover the real-life economics of a poor person’s existence.”

    Muhammad Yunus

  25. Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.

    Mother Teresa

  26. Green Ribbon is not just a social business in Nigeria but it has brought smiles to million of lives throughout Nigeria
    Opeyemi

  27. Campus Administrator really stirred GREEN RIBBON (2019 BEST IDEA) to be the mirror of the world best enterprise.
    Opeyemi, Lagos, Nigeria.

  28. Entrepreneurs are positive and patience in nature, they are not pessimistic and poor as we think.

    Ephraim Essien Green Ribbon Startup Founder 2019/ Best Idea Finalist – Nigeria

  29. The fact that the poor are alive is clear proof of their ability.
    Muhammad Yunus

  30. Why could not advantage be taken of a time of relative calm and quiet to investigate and try to solve a question of such immense and worldwide importance, both from the humane and Christian stand-point?
    Henry Dunant
    Christian, Taken, Trying

  31. I know God won’t give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish he didn’t trust me so much.”

    Mother Teresa

  32. “Live simply so others may simply live.”
    Mother Teresa

  33. Richard K. Morgan
    “A weapon is a tool,” she repeated, a little breathlessly. “A tool for killing and destroying. And there will be times when, as an Envoy, you must kill and destroy. Then you will choose and equip yourself with the tools that you need. But remember the weakness of weapons. They are an extension–you are the killer and destroyer. You are whole, with or without them.”

    ― Richard K. Morgan

  34. “Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.”
    Mother Teresa

  35. “No man can become rich without himself enriching others.” – Andrew Carnegie

  36. “We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.”
    Mother Teresa

  37. “it is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.” ~ Nelson Mandela

  38. “Peace begins with a smile.”
    Mother Teresa

  39. “Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action.”
    Mother Teresa

  40. “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.”
    Mother Teresa

  41. “Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. ”
    Mother Teresa

  42. “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier”.
    Mother Teresa

  43. I take great pride in welcoming all the blog viewers to the last day of the youth competition winner’s announcement.
    I use this medium to say a big thank you to all the leaders in this house. Kudos to you all.
    I’m Ephraim Essien
    The Founder of Green Ribbon.

  44. “When the game is over I just want to look at myself in the mirror, win or lose, and know I gave it everything I had.” Joe Montana

  45. Six days to our 2019 entrepreneurship summit, l urges all 7 billions global citizens to visit this site and be a part of our sustainable and culture of peace

  46. “Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.”
    Mother Teresa

  47. “God doesn’t require us to succeed, he only requires that you try.”
    Mother Teresa

  48. Entrepreneurs are those who intersect a balance between social, economic, and environmental toward a sustainable future

  49. “Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”
    Mother Teresa

  50. “Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.”
    Mother Teresa

  51. As a 2019 Best ldea Finalist, l welcome ALL global citizens to our magnificent entrepreneurship summit 2019, You are ALL WELCOME!

  52. As a 2019 Best ldea Finalist, l welcome ALL global citizens to our magnificent entrepreneurship award ceremony day 2019, You are ALL WELCOME!

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