Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German poet, novelist, scientist, statesman, theater director and is considered to be the greatest German literary figure of the modern era. His works include plays, poetry, literature and treatises on botany and anatomy. Clearly Johan was a busy man, and this multidisciplinary productivity can be attributed to his quote:
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
As an entrepreneur who have launched many projects, i can promise you, this is the most powerful quote about entrepreneurship you will ever find.
As a matter of fact, every successful project i have ever launched is due to this philosophy of just jump.
In contrast, i have seen the effect of procrastination on myself sometimes and on very smart individuals that failed to become proper entrepreneurs. This quote is the go to quote when it comes to beating procrastination and the over analyzing trap.
Dissecting the Quote:
Whatever you can do or dream you can do : all your hopes and ideas.
Begin it: the key part, take action now, don’t delay, start.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it: taking action and being bold will often magically create a success that you was not expecting.
Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once. – Drew Houston