5 Cool Business Quotes for Artists & Creatives

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Here are five of my favorite business quotes for artists and creatives – I hope they will inspire and challenge you too:

Quote, number one – The simple truth:

If it doesn’t sell, it’s not creative.

David Ogilvy – British advertising tycoon, known as the “Father of Advertising, and founder of Ogilvy & Mather

Quote, number two, another tough love truth from Olgivy:

It is useless to be a creative, original thinker unless you can also sell what you create.

David Ogilvy

Quote, number three, the story of the starving artist needs to die:

Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art, and working is art, and good business is the best art.

Andy Warhol – American artist, film director, producer, and leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art

Quote, number four is about the entrepreneurial spirit of being you:

Business is as creative as the fine arts. You can be as unconventional, unique, and quirky as you want. A business is a reflection of the creator.

Derek Sivers – American musician, producer, circus performer, entrepreneur, TED speaker, author, and book publisher.

Quote, number five is about never forgetting your why:

We don’t make movies to make money, we make money to make more movies.

Walt Disney – American dreamer, entrepreneur, pioneer animator, writer, voice actor, and film producer

I hope you enjoyed reading these quotes!

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