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If you run your own business, you know that it takes long hours, an unceasing amount of passion, a lot of coffee, and even more hard work. To keep yourself motivated, read over these motivational quotes and jot a couple down to inspire you in the future:

The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work. – Thomas A. Edison

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity. – Calvin Coolidge

Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” – Dwayne Johnson

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. – Vince Lombardi

Great companies are built in the office, with hard work put in by a team. – Emily Chang

For every two minutes of glamour, there are 8 hours of hard work. – Jessica Savitch

What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose. – Margaret Thatcher

Talent! There’s no such thing as talent. What they call talent is nothing but the capacity for doing continuous hard work in the right way. – Winslow Homer