Favorite Inspirational Quotes from the Female Entrepreneurs of Hatch Tribe

Some days you just really need a boost. Or a kick in the pants. Something to get you inspired!

My father—the only only of his family to move to America—emigrated in his early twenties and learned this phrase from his first business partner in a small Montana town: “Gotta be tough if you’re gonna be dumb.” It’s not the most poetic or inspiring phrase, really, but it has always stuck in my head. You know those one-liners that stick with you?

We want to bring you inspiring—and intelligent—words that will not only stick with you but also uplift and inspire you on the days you need it most.

So, we put this question to the female entrepreneurs in Hatch Tribe: What is your favorite inspiring quote?

Below you’ll find a list with plenty of inspiration to fuel your own work. Feel free to use the images for yourself, or share them and spread the spark to light up someone else’s day too!

“To experience peace does not mean that your life in blissful. It means that you are capable of tapping into a blissful state of mind amidst the normal chaos of a hectic life.” - Jill Botte Taylor


"The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried."- Stephen McCranie

"Those people who tried to bury you didn't know you were a seed." - Unknown


"Fate whispers to the warrior, 'You cannot withstand the storm,' and the warrior whispers back 'I am the storm'." - Unknown

"She never seemed shattered; to me, she was a breathtaking mosaic of the battles she's won." - Matt Baker


"To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bitch better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Sometimes we fall but we get up because the ground is no place for a warrior." - Unknown


"Dark is not the opposite of light.  It is just the absence of light; Similarly, a problem is the absence of an idea.  Not absence of a solution." - Jivika Kanwar


"She was unstoppable, not because she did not have failures or doubts but because she continued on despite them." - Beau Taplin


"You're your own sun. Stop wasting your time trying to orbit other stars." - Unknown

"How we walk with the broken speaks louder than how we sit with the great." - Bill Bennot


"Every test in our life makes us bitter or better, every problem comes to break us or make us.  The choice is ours whether we become victim or victor." - Unknown

"There's fire in her... If loved correctly, we will warm your entire home.  If abused, she will burn it down."
- Unknown

"Stay creative. Stay self-care'd up. Stay free." - Alex Elle

"A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it.  It just blooms." - Zen Shin