51 Best Shark Tank Quotes to awaken the Entrepreneur in you

Do you want some entrepreneurial motivation? Here are some Shark Tank Quotes from Sharks.

Shark Tank is an award-winning entrepreneurial reality show by ABC that helps aspiring entrepreneurs to get investment in their business. The panel of investors in this show is called Sharks. The sharks are successful entrepreneurs.

Here we are sharing some best Shark Tank Quotes said by the sharks on this show.

Shark Tank Quotes by Robert Herjavec

1. “Tough times never last; tough people always do.” ― Robert Herjavec

2. “A goal without a timeline is just a dream.” ― Robert Herjavec

3. “Don’t start a business. Find a problem. Solve a problem. The business comes second.” ― Robert Herjavec

4. “Be risky at work. Be safe with your investments.” ― Robert Herjavec

5. “I don’t look at failure as death, I don’t look at failure as finality, I just look at it and pick myself up and say, ‘We shouldn’t have done that,’ and move on.” ― Robert Herjavec

6. “If you are under the illusion that you can start a business and run it at your life’s schedule, you are mistaken. The business is like a starving puppy–when it needs to eat, then it needs to eat regardless of what you have going on personally.” ― Robert Herjavec

7. “If you’re emotional and you’re great at something, the money will follow.” ― Robert Herjavec

Shark Tank Quotes by Kevin O’Leary

8. “I see negotiations as an honest attempt to reach a deal that’s great for everyone at the table. But sometimes, for whatever reason, that’s impossible. You need to accept that possibility–don’t make a deal for the sake of making a deal. If you do, chances are it will fall apart later anyway, with costs and headaches for everyone involved. And once you walk away, don’t come back.” ― Kevin O’Leary

9. “I actually think being an entrepreneur is a state of mind. If you’re going to be an entrepreneur, my thesis is that you have to sacrifice everything for some period in your life to be successful. You have to be myopic and completely focused and unbalanced in every way. Once you’ve achieved success, you’re free to do whatever you like.” ― Kevin O’Leary

10. “The road to riches is never straight and narrow. It can be riddled with financial land mines.” ― Kevin O’Leary

11. “It pains me to see good entrepreneurs chase bad opportunities.” ― Kevin O’Leary

12. “Don’t cry about money. It never cries for you!” ― Kevin O’Leary

13. “I’m not planning on giving my kids any of my wealth. They know when their education is over, I’m pushing them out of the nest. The bird you see dead under the nest is the one who didn’t think about the future.” ― Kevin O’Leary

14. “Downturns are the best time to start businesses because you develop the discipline that’s very lean and mean in terms of how to spend money. And those habits serve you very well in good times.” ― Kevin O’Leary

15. “My partners … taught me that in order to create wealth, I needed to pair up with people whose strengths compensated for my weaknesses.” ― Kevin O’Leary

16. “Here’s how I think of my money: as soldiers. I send them out to war every day. I want them to take prisoners and come home, so there’s more of them.” ― Kevin O’Leary

17. “Nobody has a monopoly on good ideas.” ― Kevin O’Leary

18. “I’m not trying to make friends. I’m trying to make money.” ― Kevin O’Leary

Shark Tank Quotes by Mark Cuban

19. “Follow the green, not the dream.” ― Mark Cuban

20. “Make your product easier to buy than your competition’s, or you will find your customers buying from them, not you.” ― Mark Cuban

21. “It comes down to finding something you love to do and then just trying to be great at it.” ― Mark Cuban

22. “What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur? It takes a willingness to learn, to be able to focus, to absorb information, and to always realize that business is a 24/7 job where someone is always out there to kick your ass.” ― Mark Cuban

23. “If you start a business and you take out a loan, you’re a moron.” ― Mark Cuban

24. “All you need is a laptop or a PC and an internet connection and you can pretty much do almost anything and create almost any type of company.” ― Mark Cuban

25. “Most people think it’s all about the idea. It’s not. Everyone has ideas. The hard part is doing the homework to know if the idea could work in an industry, and then doing the preparation to be able to execute on the idea.” ― Mark Cuban

26. “It’s not whether the glass is half empty or half full, it’s who is pouring the water. The key in business and success in any endeavor is doing your best to control your destiny. You can’t always do it, but you have to take every opportunity you can to be as prepared as–and ahead of–the competition as you possibly can be.” ― Mark Cuban

27. “Recessions are the best time to start a company. Companies fail. Others hold back capital. If you are willing to do the preparation and work, it is the best time to invest in yourself and start a business.” ― Marc Cuban

28. “I’m a believer that you accomplish much, much more with direct relationships than by using an intermediary. And that cash you keep in the bank can be the difference between staying alive as a small business or not.” ― Mark Cuban

29. “It’s not about money or connections–it’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business. And if it fails, you learn from what happened and do a better job next time.” ― Mark Cuban

30. “I wouldn’t be where I am now if I didn’t fail … a lot. The good, the bad, it’s all part of the success equation.” ― Mark Cuban

Shark Tank Quotes by Lori Greiner

31. “A brilliant idea doesn’t guarantee a successful invention. The real magic comes from a brilliant idea combined with willpower, tenacity, and a willingness to make mistakes.” ― Lori Greiner

32. “I roll out of bed in the morning, whenever I want, and I work right away because, to me, that’s the life. That’s freedom. The whole point for me is that I love the freedom of being an entrepreneur, that I do what I want to do when I want to do it.” ― Lori Greiner

33. “When I had challenges, it taught me to be more on top of it for the future. Things go wrong all the time when you are running your own business, but it’s how you perceive it and deal with it that matters.” ― Lori Greiner

34. “I learned that nobody’s better than you at getting your business off the ground. The experience you get is priceless.” ― Lori Greiner

35. “Dear optimist, pessimist, and realist–while you guys were busy arguing about the glass of wine, I drank it! Sincerely, the opportunist!” ― Lori Greiner

36. “You can always find a solution if you try hard enough.” ― Lori Greiner

37. “In business, it is most often all about getting your foot in the door, and once you do, everything opens up and things start to naturally progress into bigger, and more, opportunities.” ― Lori Greiner

Shark Tank Quotes by Daymond John

38. “As an entrepreneur, you love your business like a child, and you’re taught to be laser-focused on the business.” ― Daymond John

39. “Learn as many mistakes and what not to do while your business or product is small. Don’t be in such a hurry to grow your brand. Make sure that you and the market can sustain any bumps that may occur down the road.” ― Daymond John

40. “An entrepreneur must pitch a potential investor for what the company is worth as well as sell the dream on how much of a profit can be made.” ― Daymond John

41. “Everyone has an idea, but it’s taking those first steps toward turning that idea into a reality that is always the toughest.” ― Daymond John

42. “The thing about branding is it isn’t etched in stone. A brand is a mark or an image or a perception we stamp on a product, a concept, or an idea, but it doesn’t last forever. Like anything else, it needs to be nurtured and reinforced, or it will start to fade.” ― Daymond John

43. “Always dress to what is accurate to who and what you are.” ― Daymond John

44. “When looking at trends, I always ask myself basic and timeless questions about business, and the one I seem to always come back to is, ‘How is this different than anything else in the marketplace?’” ― Daymond John

45. “If you can’t come clean and tell investors how and why you failed, that raises a red flag. They need to see that you learned from it and came back stronger.” ― Daymond John

46. “In entrepreneurship, you decide to give up your day job at the point where either (A) the hobby or new business is at least making some form of ends meet, or (B) you feel that you need to dedicate yourself for a certain amount of time to it and give yourself the last hoorah.” ― Daymond John

Shark Tank Quotes by Barbara Corcoran

47. “People want to do business with someone they like. If people like you, they’re going to want to do business with you. And if they don’t, you’re going to have an almost insurmountable obstacle to overcome.” ― Barbara Corcoran

48. “Make sure you pick good people to build your business with, as they’ll determine 80 percent of your success.” ― Barbara Corcoran

49. “The difference between the real winners is how long they take to feel sorry for themselves. My winners feel it … but they come back up and say, ‘Hit me again.’” ― Barbara Corcoran

50. “All the best things that happened to me happened after I was rejected. I knew the power of getting past no.” ― Barbara Corcoran

51. “I had 22 jobs before I started my own business at the age of 23, and I didn’t want one more boss telling me what to do. So I was motivated simply because I didn’t want a boss.” ― Barbara Corcoran

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