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12 Quotes from Barbara Corcoran on Success, Failure, Opportunity and More

It's safe to say the millionaire entrepreneur knows a thing or two about winning.

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Successful entrepreneur, Shark investor, best-selling author, real estate guru -- Barbara Corcoran is nothing short of extraordinary.

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With more than 30 years of experience launching and running a successful real-estate company, The Corcoran Group, it’s safe to say she knows a thing or two about business and entrepreneurship. From failure to motivation to hard work, Corcoran has been through it all.

Check out these 12 inspirational quotes from the millionaire entrepreneur.

On failure

"My best successes came on the heels of failure." -- Barbara Corcoran

On opportunity

"Finding opportunity is a matter of believing it's there." -- Barbara Corcoran 

On motivation

"Don't you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct." -- Barbara Corcoran 

On success

"The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves." -- Barbara Corcoran 

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On mindset

"Always choose attitude over experience. Always." -- Barbara Corcoran 

On hard work

"I think your worst weakness can become your greatest strength." -- Barbara Corcoran 

On leadership

"Leaders come in two flavors. Expanders and containers. The best leadership teams have a mix of both." -- Barbara Corcoran 

On creativity

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On empowerment

On perfection

"Forget about perfection; it doesn't exist." -- Barbara Corcoran 

On negativity

"A complainer is like a death eater because there's a suction of negative energy. You can catch a great attitude from great people." -- Barbara Corcoran 

On running a business

"If people like you, they're going to want to do business with you. And if they don't, you're going to have an almost insurmountable obstacle to overcome." -- Barbara Corcoran 

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