For better or worse, entrepreneurship is like heroin. It’s risky, it’s dangerous, and you may end up in the street, but it’s almost impossible to kick the habit.
–Chris Yeh (yeah, I’ll quote myself if I want).
For the context of this quote, see Ben’s post on the tradeoff between stability and stimulation.
2 thoughts on “Quote of the Day: Entrepreneurship is like Heroin”
The only problem with this analogy is that being a heroin addict has an almost 0% chance of making you rich.
Maybe a compulsive gambler?
Well, entrepreneurship is still legal, but I’d certainly admit there’s an
entrepreneur-chic looks 🙂