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No one can take from you what you’re unwilling to give up.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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If you’re not radically different, you’re really not different at all.


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If you aspire to be greater than you are now, believe more than you do now.


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Don’t let doing good things get in the way of doing great things. Keep fighting to be better than you are right now.


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If you’re not all in, you’re not in at all.


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Your goals look a lot scarier a few months after you make them. That’s not an excuse to shrug them off.


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Nothing works better to keep you inspired than being dissatisfied with where you are in life.


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Surround yourself with a lifestyle of being true to your goals.


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(4) ways to be amazing:

1. Love the unlovable.
2. Laugh when it hurts.
3. Lead when it’s hard.
4. Live dangerously.

 


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Courage is the whisper in the moment of despair that says: ‘I must go on…’


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The most important power in the world is “will power”.  If you “will”, it will eventually happen.


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Don’t let the pettiness of others around you trick you into giving up on achieving outrageous success.


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If you’re looking to do anything more than ordinary you probably need to decide to be comfortable looking like an idiot and sounding like a dreamer.


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Better to burn out than never to have burned at all.


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Working hard is working smart.  There isn’t anything smarter you can do.


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Bad things happen to good people because that is life’s way of making good people awesome.


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Remember when you thought you were special?  That you were going to beat the odds.  Then you figured out how bad things were.  You started listening to the doubters. Ignorance isn’t just bliss.  It’s the secret to staying motivated.


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Just like you don’t need to question the need to keep breathing, you shouldn’t need to question the need to keep going.


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If you want your circumstances to change, you have to do something to change them. It’s on you.


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Being “in the game” isn’t about where you are when the game is being played. It’s about where your head is at while you’re playing.


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Trying is what you do until it’s done.


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Success comes down to the little things — beliefs, courage, and a relentless pursuit of your dreams.


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Changing isn’t hard. Needing to change is very hard.


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Losing is for winners. Winners lose.  And then they stand back on their feet and fight on.  That’s what they do, knowing that they could lose again. And likely will.  But that courage is what ultimately makes them a winner.


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Doing is impossible without trying.


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There is always a very good reason to give up. That doesn’t mean it’s the right decision to make.


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You’ll never get to where you want to be by following someone else’s roadmap.


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Just because the critics are louder than you doesn’t mean they’re right.


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Stop letting fear stop you from a relentless pursuit of greatness.


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Courage means there’s a cost. To you.


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A resolution is what you tell your friends. Resolving is what makes you get back up after you’ve failed a few times.


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Having big dreams comes with the curse of not having it all figured out all the time.


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The moment you decide you’re going to do something awesome is the moment you need to resolve to get tough.


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Nothing worthwhile gets done without conflict.


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Winners do the hard things that everyone else makes excuses to avoid doing.


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The only thing you can’t do is what you’re not possessed by a big enough purpose to get done.


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The only way to actually make a change in your life is to start changing.


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Winners don’t give up. They get hurt. They feel pain. They cry.  But they keep going.


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The most likely winner isn’t always the person who ends up winning. Guts matter.


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Trying is ‘winning in the moment’.


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Every great hero has his flaws. Don’t let denying yours stop you from being one.


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No one can take the will to win from you and no one can force it on you. It has to come from inside you.

 


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Anything worth doing is worth doing a lot of times. Because that’s what it takes to do something right.


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Success isn’t measured by the resources you have, but by how resourceful you choose to be.


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You won’t be successful at much of anything if you aren’t willing to fight like a maniac to get what you want.  You have to enjoy the combat.  Relish it. Crave it. Expect it.  Plan it.


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Sometimes the biggest thing holding you back is your ability to admit that you might not be as smart as you think you are.  Be humble or life will find a way to do it for you.


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You’ll never get in trouble by taking too much responsibility for your life.  Excuses just make you weak.  Expect that you’re strong enough to achieve the wild dreams you want for yourself.


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The hard truth about tough problem is that there aren’t any easy answers.


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Success is a battle. There is no middle ground when conquering the hill. You can either stay in the foxhole or fight to the finish. Turning back just gets you shot in the back – and no one wants to finish as a coward.


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Being awesome isn’t free. It’s going to cost you more than you want to pay.


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If you don’t “need” to be successful, you probably won’t be. It can’t be optional.


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If you keep moving towards where you want to be, you’ll eventually end up there.


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You aren’t tough enough to win until you’re angry enough to do what’s extraordinary. That only comes when you have thin enough skin to feel the sting of getting of wrong and work relentlessly to make that feeling go away.


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Be you. Be the best you possible. Be(you)tiful.


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The difference between success and failure is just a decision to keep trying.


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You are never going to like how long it takes to turn your ideas and dreams into life-changing success. But being unlikely is worth it.


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Just because you don’t know the exact next step to take doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take a next step.


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The secret to being successful is doing the hard things that everyone else is too busy, bored, or bothered to do.


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There are always “good” excuses why life is unfair to you. Why you “always seem” to get the short end of the stick.  Life is what you make it.  You can explain or aspire.


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Your dream won’t exist if you don’t persist.


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Sometimes you have to look straight into the abyss where danger, pain, and frustration seem likely to crush your dreams and continue forward. This is the moment where you choose your destiny.


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The right conversation can literally change the rest of your life.


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Never forget that anything you do is because you make a choice to do it.


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Never forget that it’s going to get brutal before it gets beautiful.


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If you stop doing the right thing before it starts working, you’ve just done the wrong thing.


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If you’re not willing to change, you won’t ever be successful.


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Don’t worry about getting it wrong as long as you are willing to keep trying.


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Information can change what you know. Transformation will change who you become.


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Fight.  Cry when it hurts.  Lead even though you’re crying. Keep moving towards where you want to be.


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There is no ‘do’ without a ‘try’.


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Your big moment usually comes before you’re ready for it.


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