Fuck being poor!
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.
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!