We all love to give great advice, but how abouttaking a few hints from business' best and brightest? We searchedhigh and low for a few of the best business quotes fromentrepreneurs, startup adventurers, business magnates and economicgurus. As a bonus, we also have a few quotes from past Americanpresidents, scientists and overall brilliant thinkers.

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“Time is the friend of the wonderful business, the enemy of themediocre.” — Warren Buffett, business magnate,investor

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“Try not to become a man of success, but rather a man ofvalue.” — Albert Einstein, theoreticalphysicist


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s“A business that makes nothing but money isa poorbusiness.” — Henry Ford, founder ofFord Motor Company

(In this Dec. 10, 1936 file photo, Henry Ford, right, standswith his first car built in 1892, assembled in the brick barn inthe background in Detroit. At left is James Bishop. APPhoto.)

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“They that will not be counselled cannot behelped. If you do not hear reason, shewill rap you on the knuckles.” — BenjaminFranklin, author, politician, scientist, inventor

(A figure of Benjamin Franklin is seen before the opening ofthe traveling exhibit on Benjamin Franklin that ran from April 16 –July 31, 2011. AP Photo/Keith Srakocic.)

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“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, domore and become more, you are a leader.” — John Quincy Adams, sixth President of theU.S.

(An undated portrait of John Quincy Adams, sixth presidentof the U.S., from 1825 to 1829. Adams' portrait was painted byartist John Singleton Copley. Adams lived from 1767 to 1848 and wasthe son of the second president of the United States, John Adams/APPhoto.)

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“Always bear in mind that your own resolution tosucceed is more important than any other onething.” — Abraham Lincoln,16th President of the U.S.

(In this photo provided by the Library of Congress,President Abraham Lincoln, seated and holding his spectacles and apencil on Feb. 5, 1865. AP Photo/Library of Congress/AlexanderGardner.)

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s“When you delve deep enough, you find thatpractically every great fortune and great enterprise in America hassprung from the courage enterprise of someindividuals. It was Commodore Vanderbilt's enterprisein switching first from running a ferryboat to running other ships,and then, when he was well along in years, his enterprise inswitching into railroading that created what was to become one ofthe most notable fortunes in the history of the world.” B.C. Forbes, journalist and founderof Forbes magazine

Image credit: The Sept. 21, 2012 edition of Forbes showcased12 of the leading philanthropists in the United States. (APPhoto/Forbes, Michael Prince)

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“No one is born a CEO, but no one tells you that. The magazinestories make it sound like Mark Zuckerberg woke up one day andwanted to redefine how the world communicates [by creating] abillion-dollar company. He didn't.” — Andrew W.“Drew” Houston, founder and CEO of Dropbox

Image credit: David Rowan (L) of WIRED and Drew Houstonof Dropbox speak during the Digital Life Design conference (DLD) atHVB Forum on January 23, 2012 in Munich, Germany. (Photo byJohannes Simon/Getty Images)

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“Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventuallymake you look like an overnight success.” — Biz Stone, Twitter co-founder

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“Stay self-funded as long aspossible.” — Garrett Camp, Canadian entrepreneurwho co-founded StumbleUpon and Uber.

Image credit: In this Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 file photo,New York City taxis drive through New York's Times Square. Thecar-hailing service Uber is taking on New York City's taxis,temporarily dropping some of its prices by 20 percent startingMonday, July 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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“You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and fallingover.” — Sir Richard Branson, VirginGroup founder

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“Your most unhappy customers areyour greatest source of learning.” — Bill Gates,Microsoft co-founder

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“Any business plan won't survive its first encounter withreality. The reality will always be different. It will never be theplan.” — Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO ofAmazon.com

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“All humans are entrepreneurs not because they should startcompanies but because the will to create is encodedin human DNA.” — Reid Hoffman, LinkedInco-founder

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Chase the vision, not themoney; the money will end up followingyou.” — Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO, Americanentrepreneur

(Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh during a forum. AP Photo/BrennanLinsley)

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x“Every day that we spent not improving ourproducts was a wasted day.” — Joel Spolsky, software engineer and StackOverflow co-founder

(Joel Spolsky at the Stack Exchange London office. Image:Katie Chan)

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“What do you need to start a business? Three simple things:know your product better than anyone. Know your customer, and havea burning desire tosucceed.” — Dave Thomas, Wendy'sfounder

*Dave Thomas, Wendy's restaurant founder and senior chairmanof the board for Wendy's International Inc., flips hamburgers atone of the company's eateries in downtown Atlanta, Ga., Wednesday,July 19, 1989. AP Photo/John Bazemore)

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“The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that'schanging really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed tofail is not taking risks.” — MarkZuckerberg, Facebook founder

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