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You can change anything you want to as long as you’re willing to make hard choices and do hard work.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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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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Each time something unexpected or unfortunate comes across your way, you are forced to decide whether you are going to continue to execute your plan or whether you’re going to be distracted, depressed, and discouraged by what life does naturally — create chaos.


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


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Trying is what you do until it’s done.


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Sometimes what looks like brilliance is really just guts.


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Misery may love company, but competition makes the company better.


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


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Until you rip from the roots of your soul the disbelief in your ability to do whatever it takes, you’ll never work hard enough or try long enough to get to where you want to be.


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The question isn’t what you want to do but how hard you’re willing to work to get things done.


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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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Instead of whining, whimpering, or “why-ing” your way through the day, put your head down and work.


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The best way to carry a grudge is as a chip on your shoulder — as added motivation for achieving your goals.


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Tough goals take tough people.


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You can take a gut punch and hit the mat or keep moving.  It’s your choice.


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


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Suffering is you being prepared for something bigger than you are doing right now.


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There are no easy choices. Just easier ones.


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The truth about getting in the fight is that you’re never as ready as you want to be.


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Pain is your path to reaching your full potential.


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Nothing can replace unrelenting forward progress.


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Success demands that you try an absurd number of times.


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The choice to persevere in spite of overwhelming obstacles is the single biggest factor in you achieving success.


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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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It’s easy to get rich—if you’re willing to do the hard things that creating wealth demands.


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Courage is not no much a single big action as it is a series of small and seemingly insignificant ways of living boldly.


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You never start losing until you stop fighting.


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Your reaction to adversity ultimately defines the extent of your greatness.


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You can’t really get used to getting hit, but you can learn how to get back up on your feet and keep fighting.


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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.


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When you lose your way, find your will.


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The battlefield of business is not for the faint-of-heart. Stay at home if you don’t want to be shot at.


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


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


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Real champions don’t just work hard physically. They work hard emotionally.


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You’ll feel better when you get to where you want to be. It just hurts until you get there.


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What you think about the most you eventually do. Winners make time to think beyond the stress they are facing right now.


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


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


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Nothing changes until you change your intensity.


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If you quit today you never get to see your success tomorrow.


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


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You’re not afraid of being successful. You’re afraid of how hard its going to be until you get there.


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Be the hero you hope to find for yourself in your darkest day.


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‘You’ are the great differentiator. As far as ‘you’ can push ourselves is as far as ‘you’ will ever go to realizing your goals.


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Expect less of life to happen to you. Work on making life happen for you.


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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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Business is a war.


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


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Passionate curiosity rarely loses.


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Fighting always leads to winning. If you disagree, you’ve probably stopped fighting.


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Focus on your future and fight to fulfill it.


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Success demands sweat and tears and blood. It’s not an accident that happens in an intellectual laboratory.


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The difference between winning and losing usually just comes down to who has the most guts — not brains.


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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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The only guarantee you get is the one you earn for yourself.


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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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You’re only as confident in your plan as you are in your potential.


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


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The hard truth about doing hard things is that you have to be the one doing them.


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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.


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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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You’re not stuck. You’re just not making the right choices.


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


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If your goal is big enough and meaningful enough, you’ll stay motivated.


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No reward is big enough or threat strong enough to convince you that you need to work harder than you think you need to work right now.


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If you know it all and have it all, there is no reason to be awesome.


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Your ability to win is directly related to your ability to tough it out.


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Nothing worthwhile gets done without conflict.


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


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What you do won’t matter if doing it right doesn’t matter to you.


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You can’t change the world without polarizing people. Some of them won’t like you.


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The harder you play, the tougher you need to be.


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Your fear that you might not make it this time — that’s what is keeping you alive and energized.


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The most inspiring words you will ever speak aren’t words at all. They’re actions.


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The greatest discovery you will ever make is that nothing is impossible.


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


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


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The hard truth about hard problems is that they’re never solved doing what is easy.


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Create momentum by replacing worry with action.


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There’s no such thing as burnout. If there’s enough fuel, the fire always burns.


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Success most often comes from unlikely places. Don’t be surprised if you win a different way than you expect.


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If you want it bad enough and are willing to work hard enough, for long enough — you can accomplish anything.


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


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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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If you want to be lucky, work harder than everyone else around you.


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Nothing is more powerful than the will of man to rise above himself to achieve greatness.


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Successful people grind out unsexy progress every day — even when they don’t feel like it.


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


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Nothing is free in life. Not respect. Not vision. Not passion for your purpose. It takes soul.


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Working smarter is a result of hard work. Not a replacement for it.


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Plan to be weak and you will make yourself stronger.


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The greatest power you have is your resolve to keep trying.


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Stop shape-shifting to fit what you think other people want you to be. You’re you. Act like you. And if that “you” isn’t awesome, then work tirelessly to change that.


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


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


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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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There is no fast track to achieving amazing goals.


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No one can stop you when you decide that you’ll never quit.


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


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


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The best way to feel like doing something is to just start doing it.


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If you think you just can’t make it, you probably won’t.


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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.


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


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The difference between winning and losing is when you stop trying. Quit quitting.


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There is nothing that can not be achieved and there is no one who can not achieve.


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


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Stupid people spend time defending themselves instead of fighting for their goals.


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Success is not a ‘sometime’ thing. It is a philosophy, a habit, a way of life


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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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Jealousy is the price mediocrity pays to for excellence.


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Progress isn’t some day-labor, ditch-digging assignment you can hire out to anyone and walk away. It’s your mission. Your responsibility.


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