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Definition of an Entrepreneur

Posted on Friday, Nov 25th 2005

“It is not the critic who counts,
not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled,
or where the doer of deeds could have done better.
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena;
whose face is marred by the dust and sweat and blood;
who strives valiantly;
who errs and comes short again and again;
who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions and spends himself in a worthy course;
who at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement,
and who, at worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly;
so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.”

— Theodore Roosevelt

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Hi Sramana

thanks..really inspiring!

Achyut Menon Sunday, December 11, 2005 at 6:14 AM PT

Thanks Sramana – I needed that. It has been a rough couple of years in entrepreneur-land.
Best of luck to you.

Bob Cagle Monday, January 16, 2006 at 1:42 AM PT

[…] Other definitions exist like this one by Peter Hupalo, or this quote from Theodore Roosevelt from Samana Mitra’s blog, or if you are a stickler for the conventional the miriam-webster online dictionary. […]

unreality » Define an Entrepreneur Wednesday, July 12, 2006 at 3:12 AM PT