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Trying harder is an attitude rather than a string of activities. It’s determination, not simply doing more.
Lay it all on the line and then cross that line.
Live desperate. Challenge your fears. Challenge your foes. Act like what you do matters. It does.
Every amazing achiever gets told they can’t do something. Winners use that disbelief to drive outrageous results.
Nothing is free in life. Not respect. Not vision. Not passion for your purpose. It takes soul.
Sometimes what looks like brilliance is really just guts.
Stop expecting fairness. Life isn’t a fairy tale.
Success demands that you try an absurd number of times.
Plan to be weak and you will make yourself stronger.
If you think you just can’t make it, you probably won’t.
Effort is the only factor in life that is solely within your own control.
You can’t always control if you win. You can control if you try again.
Anything worth doing is worth doing a lot of times. Because that’s what it takes to do something right.
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.
You’re only “down and out” if you’re still lying on the floor. Get up and give yourself a chance. Keep fighting.
The difference between success and failure is just a decision to keep trying.
Working smarter is the luxury you earn once you’ve worked yourself half to death.
Calculate success by the number of times you keep trying.
If today was the day you were finally going to win, did you show up?
Courage means there’s a cost. To you.
A resolution is what you tell your friends. Resolving is what makes you get back up after you’ve failed a few times.
Be fit. You can’t go the distance in your business when you can’t go the distance with your body.
Challenge tomorrow’s destiny with today’s action.
Being awesome isn’t free. It’s going to cost you more than you want to pay.
No one can take from you what you’re unwilling to give up.
What you obsess about the most you eventually become. Obsess about success.
Your dream won’t exist if you don’t persist.
If you stop doing the right thing before it starts working, you’ve just done the wrong thing.
Never stop moving towards where you want to be.
Working smarter is a result of hard work. Not a replacement for it.
Nothing works if you don’t work.
If you keep moving towards where you want to be, you’ll eventually end up there.
Motion without emotion is just wasted effort.
Trying the wrong thing is the better thing than doing nothing. Stop thinking about what to do and just do something.
You can’t put your feet in a bucket of water and wonder why you can’t seem to catch on fire. Get serious about making a difference. Stop holding back.
Caring is the difference between the struggle for survival or the the passionate pursuit of excellence.
Believing that within you is the ability to change the world is the first step in making a difference.
Successful start-ups have one really differentiating quality — the art of trying harder.
They don’t call you crazy once you’ve done it. Only while you’re talking about it.
To find your true purpose, pursue life with passion.
Success isn’t about what you are willing to do. It’s about what you actually end up doing.
Failure tests your dedication to excellence.
Live without regrets. Apologize when you hurt people. Pursue greatness.
Nothing is more powerful than the will of man to rise above himself to achieve greatness.
What separates us from each other is our will to win — to get back up and keep going even when things go horribly wrong.
If you aren’t willing to go the extra mile, you shouldn’t take the first step.
Instead of working smarter than harder, do both.
Anybody can do the easy stuff, but it’s the hard stuff that ultimately determines how successful you become.
You can stop logic, derail ideas, and sidetrack plans; but passion is undeterred.
Make a plan. Build a strategy. Be as creative as you can be. Then work like a crazy man to start making your plan a reality.
Just because you’re loud doesn’t mean you’re right.
No one cares about your vision like you.
It’s what you do when you’re ‘not feeling like it’ that ultimately determines if you achieve your goals or not. Anybody can do what’s easy when it’s easy.
Big goals and dreams take big effort and lots of time. If you trade in that effort and time for what you can get right now, you’ll never end up doing anything amazing.
The fastest way to get hurt is to look back while running forward.
Being memorable is an investment made long before the gain is realized.
Success has a price. If you aren’t prepared to pay it, you shouldn’t expect to achieve it.
Success means making your long-term goals part of today’s problems.
Go the extra mile. Then go a thousand more. No warrior ever conquered just doing the bare minimum.
Be fit. Physically. Financially. Mentally.
The resolve to try again is a powerful differentiator between those who are successful and those are not.
Take a stand. Why do we feel like we need to trend toward mediocrity so that we fit in with the crowd? The crowd is full of losers and cowards.
Be vulnerable. Be fearless. Bleed. Fight. Lead.