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Get your head out of the clouds.  Life isn’t hypothetical. It’s not hyperbole. It’s painful and sad and gritty at times.  Along the way you are guaranteed to lose time and friends and money.  Sometimes self-respect, dignity, and courage.  Get serious about your future.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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Losing a hard battle will teach you more than winning an easy victory.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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The opposite of success isn’t failure. It’s apathy.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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You can’t experience greatness without enduring suffering. You can’t get better without first being broken.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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If you’re not fit, your dream will die.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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Pain is your path to reaching your full potential.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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If you aren’t doing what matters, you will never get to where you want to be.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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When you lose your way, find your will.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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Losers apologize slowly.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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The suffering in your life is there to accelerate your progress — not to hold you back.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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You can’t really appreciate the joy of winning, until you’ve failed along the way.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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Winning isn’t just you crossing the finish line first. It’s crossing the finish line at all.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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Push yourself into the scary position where success is the only possibility.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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You’re never stuck until you stop heading towards where you want to be.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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A fast and easy answer is usually a recipe for long term frustration.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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Being broke and miserable is your fault — so too is being successful. You’re as lucky as you work hard.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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Failure tests your dedication to excellence.


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


—Dan Waldschmidt
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When you believe you can’t you always seem to find a way to live up to those expectations.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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If it’s easier to lose your dream than lose sleep it wasn’t really a dream. It was just wishful thinking.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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If you’re not struggling to do what you’re doing, you’re probably not achieving anything of value.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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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.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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If you haven’t failed a lot, you probably aren’t going to win a lot.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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It’s better to go down fighting than to never have known the quest for glorious victory.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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You fail not because you are inferior. You fail because your dreams are superior. Because you expect more than the ordinary and venture boldy into the unknown to bend the world to your destiny. Failure is reason to celebrate. You are alive.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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Blaming others won’t ever change your circumstances for the better. It just guarantees you an ugly future.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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You get stuck most of the time because your thinking is broken.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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Just about every strategy looks like it’s not working before it actually starts paying off. What you see right now isn’t a good reason to quit.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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Success demands that you try an absurd number of times.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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Getting in shape is never an overnight success story. It’s an every day story.

 


—Dan Waldschmidt
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The sooner you fail, the more time you have to start succeeding.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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There are times when failure seems like the only option. Remember that success is always a possibility.


—Dan Waldschmidt