When it comes to our lives on this earth, there are two things that are certain, one is not so cheerful, and the other is that we have to work to earn a living. Some people are very happy to work for a company or work in a team. However, there are those who wish to make a go of it on their own.

Yes these are the people who want to create an empire, forge their own path in life, and set the rules. However, sometimes that can feel like a distant dream. We thought we would bring you some inspiration to make that dream a little bit more real.

Keep reading to find quotes to inspire you to build your own empire.

It is all about the right people

It will be clear from the beginning that you will not be able to accomplish everything yourself. You will have to turn to others for help and support. Those people will be the ones that hep you turn your ideas in reality.

“Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. And trust your instincts … good relationships feel good. They feel right. They don’t hurt. They’re not painful. That’s not just with somebody you want to marry, but it’s with the friends that you choose. It’s with the people you surround yourselves with.” Michelle Obama

Just as Michelle says, the relationships you forge will be very important in founding your empire.

Know that you have the power

We all have the necessary wherewithal in us to achieve what we want, we just have to believe in ourselves.

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”
Alice Walker

Knowing that you have the power will be a great asset in achieving your goals, and starting your empire.

There will be gaps in your skills

No one person knows everything, that is a certainty. For many people this can be seen as a weakness, however, we want to assure you that it is not.

“Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.”
Sara Blakely

You are individual, unique and wonderful. Your skills will be the ones that will help you achieve what you want in this life. Cherish them.

A woman run business might just be a better thing

“In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman.” — Margaret Thatcher

Out of the 500 companies that comprise the Fortune 500 list, only 33 of those companies have a female CEO. So if you want to run your empire, there is no better time.

Just go for it

“A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.” Madonna

There is a lot to be said for being cautous, and waiting for the right moment. However, what will you do if that perfect moment never comes. Sometimes you have to say what you want, and just do it!

“The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” Amelia Earhart