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Life Advice From 18 of the Wealthiest People in History (Interactive Graphic) Wise words from Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Michael Dell, Elon Musk, Andrew Carnegie and other legendary leaders on success, attention, motivation, concentration, opportunity, failure and life.

By Catherine Clifford

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Everyone needs a little inspiration from time to time – especially entrepreneurs.

If you're looking for advice on how to rock the business world and live a successful and meaningful life, consider the words of leaders like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Michael Dell. They might just have a trick or two up their sleeve.

Related: Why Everyone Will Have to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic)

EBay Deals has compiled an interactive flipbook featuring advice from 18 of the wealthiest and most influential leaders in history.

Some excerpts:

"Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning." – Bill Gates

"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life." – Steve Jobs

"Failure is the only opportunity to begin again more intelligently." – Henry Ford

"Done is better than perfect." – Mark Zuckerberg

Take a flip through, and let us know which quotes resonate with you most.

Related: The Wild and Crazy Career Paths of 5 Self-Made Billionaires (Infographic)

Catherine Clifford

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC

Catherine Clifford is senior entrepreneurship writer at CNBC. She was formerly a senior writer at Entrepreneur.com, the small business reporter at CNNMoney and an assistant in the New York bureau for CNN. Clifford attended Columbia University where she earned a bachelor's degree. She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. You can follow her on Twitter at @CatClifford.

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