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Self-discipline; the real ‘secret’ to success.  If ever there were a true magical ingredient to achieve success, self-discipline would be it.

Andrew Carnegie, one of the richest men in modern history, commissioned a man by the name of Napoleon Hill to seek out the richest and most successful people across the land in the early days of the 20th century.

“Self-Discipline Attracts Opportunity”

Can you guess what the common denominator was in Napoleon Hill’s decades long study of what lead to success?

If you guessed self-discipline, you’d be right.  Napoleon Hill ultimately concluded that self-discipline is truly THE starting point of all great achievements.

In addition to this discovery, self-discipline has been referenced time and time again by those who have accomplished greatly and have achieved massive success. Self-discipline is indeed, the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

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Unfortunately, this is a truth that has also been ignored by way too many people to the detriment of their accomplishments.

But, we are firm believers that self-discipline attracts opportunity.  We believe that if you use discipline to develop your skills and make a disciplined effort towards your ambitions, there is no doubt that exciting opportunities will inevitably open up for you.

Self-discipline, without a doubt, leads to triumph.

But don’t just take our word for it.  Check out these top 100+ self-discipline quotes from some of the most influential and accomplished people of all-time.

May these quotes help tattoo in your mind, the real secret behind achieving staggering success, so you can get on with yours.

BEST 100+ SELF-DISCIPLINE QUOTES

Best Discipline Quotes

1. “Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.” – Jim Rohn

2. “If you wish to be out front, then act as if you were behind.” – Lao Tzu

3. “We do today what they won’t, so tomorrow we can accomplish what they can’t.” – Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

4. “Winners embrace hard work.  They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they’re making to win.  Losers, on the other hand, see it as a punishment.  And that’s the difference.” –  Lou Holtz

5. “Discipline is the soul of an army.  It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.” – George Washington

6. “A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.” – Dalai Lama

7. “The successful person has the habit of doing the things failures don’t like to do. They don’t like doing them either necessarily. But their disliking is subordinated to the strength of their purpose.” – E.M. Gray 

8. “The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline.” – Bum Philips

9. “Success is a result of daily disciplines compounded over time.” – Darren Hardy

10. “With self-discipline, most anything is possible.” – Theodore Roosevelt

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11.  “There is no easy way. There is only hard work, late nights, early mornings, practice, rehearsal, repetition, study, sweat, blood, toil, frustration, and discipline.” – Jocko Willink

12. “We must all suffer one of two things:  the pain of discipline or the pain of regret and disappointment.” – Jim Rohn

13. “I could only achieve success in my life through self-discipline, and I applied it until my wish and my will became one.” – Nikola Tesla

14. “Self-command is the main discipline.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

15. “One discipline always leads to another discipline.” – Jim Rohn

16.  “Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.” – Lou Holtz

17. “He who lives without discipline dies without honor.” Icelandic Proverb

18. “The price of excellence is discipline.  The cost of mediocrity is disappointment.” – William Arthur Ward

19. “You have power over your mind, not outside events.  Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius

20. “Self-discipline is the No.1 delineating factor between the rich, the middle class, and the poor.” – Robert Kiyosaki

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21. “Confidence comes from discipline and training.” – Robert Kiyosaki

22. “Success is a matter of understanding and religiously practicing specific simple habits that always lead to success.” – Robjert J. Ringer

23. “Success doesn’t just happen.  You have to be intentional about it, and that takes discipline.” – John C. Maxwell

24. “No man is fit to command another that cannot command himself.” – William Penn

25. “Most talk about ‘super-geniuses’ is nonsense. I have found that when ‘stars’ drop out, successors are usually at hand to fill their places, and the successors are merely men who have learned by application and self-discipline to get full production from an average, normal brain.”- Charles M. Schwab

26. “Discipline is the foundation of a successful and happy life.” – Anonymous

27. “True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.” – Mortimer J. Adler

28. “Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and self-respect is the chief element in courage.”  – Thucydides

29. “You will never have a greater or lesser dominion than that over yourself…the height of a man’s success is gauged by his self-mastery; the depth of his failure by his self-abandonment. …And this law is the expression of eternal justice. He who cannot establish dominion over himself will have no dominion over others.”  – Leonardo da Vinci

30. “The first and greatest victory is to conquer self.” – Plato

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31. “We must do our work for its own sake, not for fortune or attention or applause.” – Steven Pressfield

32. “One painful duty fulfilled makes the next plainer and easier.”  – Hellen Keller

33. “Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.” – Abraham J. Heschel

34. “Do not consider painful what is good for you.” – Euripides

35. “Those who have nothing have only their discipline.”  – Alain Badiou

36. “Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.” – Jim Rohn

37. “It is time to reverse this prejudice against conscious effort and to see the powers we gain through practice and discipline as eminently inspiring and even miraculous.” – Robert Greene

38. “With this magic ingredient, you can accomplish anything and everything you want to, and it is called self-discipline.” – Brian Tracy

39. “Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.”  – Thomas Jefferson

40. “Great leaders always have self-discipline -without exception.” – John C. Maxwell

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41. “Mental toughness is many things and rather difficult to explain. Its qualities are sacrifice and self-denial. Also, most importantly, it is combined with a perfectly disciplined will that refuses to give in. It’s a state of mind-you could call it character in action.” – Vince Lombardi

42. “Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.” – Clint Eastwood

43. “Success is actually a short race – a sprint fueled by discipline just long enough for habit to kick in and take over.” – Gary Keller

44. “By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.” – Grenville Kleiser

45. “He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

46.  “Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.” – Seneca

47. “It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of them.” – La Rochefoucauld

48. “Discipline really means our ability to get ourselves to do things when we don’t want to.” – Arden Mahlberg

49. “Your level of success is determined by your level of discipline and perseverance.” – Anonymous

50. “That aim in life is highest which requires the highest and finest discipline.” – Henry David Thoreau

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We don’t know about you, but after reading through these first 50 discipline quotes, we are about ready to go out and conquer the world.  But don’t stop reading just yet on our account. 

By all means, continue pounding your mind with these last 50 self-discipline quotes.  Let them saturate your mind so you can go forth and be victorious with your renewed levels of self-discipline!

51. “Self-discipline is about controlling your desires and impulses while staying focused on what needs to get done to achieve your goal.” – Adam Sicinski

52. “Discipline yourself to do the things you need to do when you need to do them, and the day will come when you will be able to do the things you want to do when you want to do them.” – Zig Ziglar

53. “All successes begin with self-discipline.  It starts with you.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

54. “Self-discipline is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another.” – Joseph Addison

55. “The center of bringing any dream into fruition, is self-discipline.” – Will Smith

56. “The more disciplined you become, the easier life gets.” – Steve Pavlina

57. “Self-discipline is the ability to make yourself do what you should do, when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not.” – Elbert Hubbard

58. “In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves…self-discipline with all of them came first.” – Harry S. Truman

59. “If it were easy to walk the path of self-discipline, we wouldn’t gain much from it.” – Glenn C. Stewart

60.  “Discipline is built by consistently performing small acts of courage.” – Robin Sharma

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61. “Discipline is the ability to control our conduct by principle rather than by social pressure.” – Glenn C. Stewart

62. “Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.” – Abraham J. Heschel

63. “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.”  – Jesse Owens

64. “Discipline is the silent force at work that breeds success.  It requires only one thing; that you sacrifice time in things you enjoy.” – Anonymous

65. “We don’t have to be smarter than the rest; we have to be more disciplined than the rest.” – Warren Buffett

66. “Never believe a promise from a man or woman who has no discipline.  They have broken a thousand promises to themselves, and they break their promise for you.” – Matthew Kelly

67. “If the self-discipline of the free cannot match the iron discipline of the mailed fist-in economic, political, scientific and all other kinds of struggles as well as the military-then the peril to freedom will continue to rise.” – John F. Kennedy

68.  “Self-discipline is the root quality that will improve every aspect of your life.” – Jocko Willink

69. “Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.” – Mike Ditka

70.Self-control is strength, right thought is mastery, calmness is power.” – James Allen

Self-Control Quote by James Allen

71. “Motivation gets you going, but discipline keeps you growing.”  – John C. Maxwell

72. “Discipline without freedom is tyranny.  Freedom without discipline is chaos.” – Cullen Hightower

73. “By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.” – Grenville Kleiser

74. “Self-discipline is a self-enlarging process.” – M. Scott Peck

75. “Not being able to govern events, I govern myself.” – Michel De Montaigne

76.  “Self control is the key to self esteem and self confidence.” – Laurance McGraw V 

77. “Small disciplines repeated with consistency every day lead to great achievements gained slowly over time.” – John C. Maxwell

78. “Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

79. “The great master key to riches is nothing more or less than the self-discipline necessary to help you take full and complete possession of your own mind.” – Napoleon Hill

80. “It’s all right letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back.” – Mick Jagger

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81. “Success is created through the performance of a few small daily disciplines that stack up over time to produce achievements far beyond anything you could of ever planned for. Failure, on the other hand, is just as easy to slip into. Failure’s is nothing more than the inevitable outcome of a few small acts of daily neglect performed consistently over time so that they take you past the point of no return.” – Robin Sharma

82. “Self-discipline is an act of cultivation.  It requires you to connect today’s actions to tomorrow’s results.  There’s a season for sowing a season for reaping.  Self-discipline helps you know which is which.” – Gary Ryan Blair

83. “Self-discipline creates a brighter tomorrow.”  – Anonymous

84. Self-discipline begins with the mastery of thought. If you do not control your thoughts, you cannot control your needs. Self-discipline calls for a balancing of the emotions of your heart with the reasoning faculty of your head.” – Napoleon Hill

85. “Trophies should go to the winners. Self-esteem does not lead to success in life. Self-discipline and self-control do, and sports can help teach those.” – Roy Baumeister

86. “The individual who wants to reach the top in business must appreciate the might and force of habit. He must be quick to break those habits that can break him—and hasten to adopt those practices that will become the habits that help him achieve the success he desires.” – J. Paul Getty

87. “It is better to conquer self than to win a thousand battles.” – Buddha

88.   “The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It’s your mind you have to convince.” – Vince Lombardi

89.  “Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

90. “If we don’t discipline ourselves, the world will do it for us.” – William Feather

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91. “When a man is sufficiently motivated, discipline will take care of itself.” – Albert Einstein

92. “No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick

93. “It’s never crowded along the extra mile.” – Wayne Dyer

94. “I think self-discipline is something, it’s like a muscle. The more you exercise it, the stronger it gets.” Daniel Goldstein

95. “He conquers twice who conquers himself in victory.” – Jyrus

96. “Self-discipline is the magic power that makes you virtually unstoppable.” – Dan Kennedy

97. “It doesn’t matter whether you are pursuing success in business, sports, the arts, or life in general: The bridge between wishing and accomplishing is discipline.” – Harvey Mackay

98. “I don’t count my sit-ups, I only start counting when it starts hurting, when I feel pain, that’s when I start counting, cause that’s when it really counts.” – Muhammad Ali

99. “What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not do.” – Aristotle

100. “Mastering others is strength.  Mastering yourself is true power.” – Lao Tzu

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101. “I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.” –  Aristotle

102. “Rule your mind or it will rule you.” – Horace

103. “Self-discipline is the center of all material success.  You can’t win the war against the world if you can’t win the war against your own mind.”  –  Will Smith

104. “In this life there are countless trails to self-realization, though most demand intense discipline, so very few take them.” – David Goggins

105. “If I want to be great I have to win the victory over myself…self-discipline.” – Harry S. Truman

106. “What we do upon some great occasion will probably depend on what we already are: and what we are will be the result of previous years of self-discipline.” – H.P. Liddon

107. “The pain of discipline weighs ounces, but the pain of regret weighs tons.” – Darren Hardy

108. “Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.” – Roy L. Smith

109. “Self-discipline is when your conscience tells you to do something and you don’t talk back.” – W.K. Hope

110. “Self-discipline is the architect of accomplishment.” – The STRIVE

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111. “There is no magic wand that can resolve our problems. The solution rests with our work and discipline.” – Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

112. “There is no luck except where there is discipline.” – Irish Proverb

113. “Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most.” – Abraham Lincoln

114. “Discipline is consistency of action.” – James C. Collins

115. “Discipline is wisdom and vice versa.” – M. Scott Peck

116. “Self-Discipline means living your life the hard way: resisting temptations and instant gratification, in order to receive bigger and better rewards in the future.” – Martin Meadows

117. “The obstacle in the path becomes the path. Never forget, within every obstacle is an opportunity to improve our condition.” – Ryan Holiday

118. “Self-discipline is easy when you have a vision that pulls you.” – Nathan Lee Morales

119. “There are two disciplines in life. There is the pain of discipline and the pain of disappointment. If you can handle the pain of discipline, then you’ll never have to deal with the pain of disappointment.” – Nick Saban

120. “Discipline is doing what you hate to do, but nonetheless doing it like you love it.” – Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson Discipline Quote

121. “The first step to getting rich requires discipline. If you really want to be rich, you need to find the discipline.” – Mark Cuban

Bonus Discipline Quote

Bonus: Alright, here is our last and final discipline quote which we decided to include as a bonus because it does such a good job hitting the nail on the head when it comes to self-discipline. Enjoy!

“Discipline Equals Freedom.”

Jocko Willink

Achieve More With These Discipline Quotes

We all know what we want, we just don’t like the uncomfortable pain it takes to obtain those things we most want most.  Unfortunately, when we shrug off discipline, we shrug off our ability to reach our goals.  In a sense, we fail.  Although it may not seem like a big fail, if we let enough of those little failures compound over time, they will eventually turn into the types of big failures that we all want to avoid.

Our hope is that this list of self-discipline quotes will help you avoid such failure, because what is failure but a consequence of a long list of accrued little failures which happen as a result of too little discipline. Brian Tracy once said….

“The Habit of Self-Discipline Virtually Guarantees Your Success in Life.”

Now, we can either develop the habit of losing, or the habit of winning. So, let’s develop the habit of winning, let’s develop the habit of self-discipline.

With that being said, we hope these quotes on self-discipline serve you in creating the habit of self-discipline.   Let them guide you towards achieving more success and becoming your very best.

Till next time,

STRIVE

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75+ SELF-RELIANCE QUOTES TO INSPIRE THE DETERMINED, THE SELF-MADE, AND THE FREE

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If you’re searching for some powerful self-reliance quotes, then this page is for you. Before you dive into those quotes, know this….

True freedom comes at a price. And only the self-made, the determined, and those who are truly free know what that price is; and that price is called self-reliance. So, if you’re looking for inspiration to help you pay that price, you’ve come to the right place. To help you reclaim the strength and determination needed to become truly free, we’ve decided to publish the most effective self-reliance quotes.

With that being said, if you’re ready for some inspiring self-reliance quotes to keep you focused and determined to reach the ultimate success goal….freedom, then let’s get to it.

75+ Power Quotes on Self-Reliance

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1. “Only he who is self-supporting is free, self-reliant, independent.” – James Allen

2. If it is to be, it is up to me.” – William H. Johnsen

3.You don’t have to worry about burning bridges, if you’re building your own.” –  Kerry E. Wagner

4. “The secret of fortune is joy in our hands. Welcome evermore to gods and men is the self-helping man. For him all doors are flung wide. Him all tongues greet, all honors crown, all eyes follow with desire. Our love goes out to him and embraces him because he did not need it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

5. The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.” – Mahatma Gandhi

6.The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.” – Self-Reliance Quote

7.There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one’s self.” – John Gay

8. “It is easy to live for others, everybody does. I call on you to live for yourself.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

9.Self-reliance is the only road to true freedom, and being one’s own person is its ultimate reward.” –  Patricia Sampson

10.The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone.” – Henrik Ibsen

Strongest Man Self-Reliance Quote

11. “You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.”  –  Wayne Dyer

12. The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.” –  Ralph Waldo Emerson

13. Associate with the noblest people you can find; read the best books; live with the mighty. But learn to be happy alone. Rely upon your own energies, and so not wait for, or depend on other people.” – Thomas Davidson

14.If you think you can do it, or you think you can’t do it, You are right.” –  Henry Ford

15. Chance never helps those who do not help themselves.” – Sophocles

16. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

17. Learn to depend upon yourself by doing things in accordance with your own thinking.” – Grenville Kleiser

18. “There can not be anything mean in self-reliance, while in self-conceit there cannot be anything great.” – James Allen

19.The proverb warns that, “You should not bite the hand that feeds you.” But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself.” –  Thomas Stephen Szasz

20. “Shallow men believe in luck or in circumstance. Strong men believe in cause and effect.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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21.The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing.” –  Thomas Aquinas

22.As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.” –  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

23. No one can cheat you out of ultimate success but yourself.” –  Ralph Waldo Emerson

24. There’s no one to stop you but yourself.” –  David Thomas

25.If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.” –  Michael Bassey Johnson

26.Don’t ask of your friends what you yourself can do.” – Quintus Ennius

27. “Independence, freedom, glorious liberty come through labor and not from idleness, and the self-reliant man is to strong, too honorable, too upright to depend upon others like a sucking babe, for his support.” – James Allen

28. “For it is in your power to retire into yourself whenever you choose.” –  Marcus Aurelius

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29.You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves.” –  Abraham Lincoln

30. “Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nonconformist Quote by Emerson

31.The best things in life must come by effort from within, not by gifts from the outside.” – Fred Corson

32. “Certainty is a great element in self-reliance. To have weight, a man must have some truth to impart, and all skill is a communication of truth.” – James Allen

33. No one can be great, or good, or happy except through the inward efforts of themselves.” –  Frederick W. Robertson

34.Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.” –  Ralph Waldo Emerson

35. “It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.” – Epicurus

36.Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign.” – John Stuart Mill

37. “Life gives exams and unless you learn from your mistakes you are doomed to repeat them.”  –  Wayne Dyer

38. “Insist on yourself; never imitate.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

39.When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you.” – Lao Tzu

40. “If you depend on others for your value, it is ‘other-worth’, not ‘self-worth’.”  –  Wayne Dyer

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41.If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.” –  Napoleon Bonaparte

42. No one can really pull you up very high-you lose your grip on the rope. But on your own two feet you can climb mountains.” –  Louis Brandeis

43.To find yourself, think for yourself.” – Socrates

44.The best things in life must come by effort from within, not by gifts from the outside.” – Fred Corson

45.A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” – Francis Bacon

46. “Self-trust is the essence of heroism.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

47. The best things in life must come by effort from within, not by gifts from the outside.” – Fred Corson

48.I’d rather die my way than live yours.” –  Lauren Oliver

49. “If we rely upon the light of another, darkness will overtake us, but if we rely upon our own light we have but to keep it burning.” – James Allen

50.The best bet is to bet on yourself.” –  Arnold Glasow

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51. “Independence is the birthright of the strong and well-controlled man.” – James Allen

52. “Be yourself; no base imitator of another, but your best self. There is something which you can do better than another. Listen to the inward voice and bravely obey that. Do the things at which you are great, not what you were never made for.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

53. “Self reliance, always. And cheerfulness.” – Marcus Aurelius

54. “A person who is self-reliant, positive, optimistic, and undertakes his work with the assurance of success magnetizes his condition. He draws to himself the creative powers of the universe.” – Norman Vincent Peale

55. “Look well into thyself;  there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look.” – Marcus Aurelius

56. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

57. “On my own I will just create, if it works, it works and if it doesn’t, I’ll create something else. I don’t have any limitations on what I think I could do or be.” – Oprah Winfrey

58. “Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world. Even your shadow leaves you when you’re in darkness.” – Self-Reliance Quote

59. “Solitude is an unavoidable part of creativity. Self-reliance is a happy byproduct.” – Twyla Tharp

60. “Self-reliance conquers any difficulty.” – Harbhajan Singh Yogi

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61. “Don’t ever put your happiness in someone else’s hands. They’ll drop it. They’ll drop it every time.” – Christopher Barzak

62. “A bird in a tree is never afraid of a branch breaking because its trust is not on the branch but on its own wings. Always trust and believe in yourself.” – Anonymous

63. “Self-reliance, the height and perfection of man, is reliance on God.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

64. “Self-reliance is the highest expression of self-respect.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

65. “I will not adjust myself to the world. I am adjusted to myself.” – Anais Nin

66. “The secret of all great undertakings is hard work and self-reliance.” – Gustavus Franklin Swift

67. “I think self-reliance and self-responsibility and self-accountability will help you as a parent, a teacher, as a citizen, as a friend.” – Henry Rollins

68. “Self-reliance leads to intellectual independence. Each man must think for himself, must train the mind to think, must habituate the soul to observe and analyze.” – Ameen Rihani

69. “The worst thing that can be taught to a man is to rely upon others and to whine over his sufferings.” – Teddy Roosevelt

70. “Self-reliance is the best defence against the pressures of the moment.” – Carl von Clausewitz

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71. “Life’s too short to hang out with people who aren’t resourceful.” – Jeff Bezos

72. “Perseverance is sometimes but another word for self-reliance.” – P.T. Barnum

73. “You cannot wait for someone to save you, to help you, to complete you. No one can complete you. You complete yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey

74. “Self-reliance is the key to a vigorous life. A man must look inward to find his own answers.” – Robin Williams

75. “Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.” – Thomas Jefferson

76. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” – Coco Chanel

77. “The ultimate power in life is to be completely self-reliant, completely yourself.” – Robert Green

Bonus Quote on Self-Reliance

Bonus: Here’re our final quote one self-reliance, and it tells the cold-hard-truth about it…. true independence and freedom stem from self-reliance…

“Freedom Comes From Strength and Self-Reliance.”

– Lisa Murkowski –

Final Thoughts

There you have it, the best quotes on self-reliance. We hope you enjoyed our handful of encouraging words and self-reliance sayings. But most importantly, we hope they inspired you to join the ranks of those determined to become self-made and free.

Till you reach your aims,

STRIVE

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45+ INSPIRATIONAL HARD WORK PAYS OFF QUOTES

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There’s one premise that all our efforts are based off of here at The STRIVE, and it’s that hard work pays off. We believe that going the extra mile, putting in the effort, working late nights, and grinding in those early waking hours all adds up. We believe it, because it does, and because we’ve observed this to be true in just about every success story we’ve studied.

So, to keep you inspired and faithful to the fact that hard work and maximum effort brings positive results, we’ve rounded up these powerful hard work pays off quotes. May they help you stick to the spirit that has helped created countless millionaires, success icons, pros, and superstars across the ages.

BEST HARD WORK PAYS OFF QUOTES

Hard Work Pays Off

1. “At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it’ll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off.” – Kevin Hart

2. “Hard work pays off — hard work beats talent any day, but if you’re talented and work hard, it’s hard to beat.” – Robert Griffin III

3. “Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.” – Colin Powell

4. “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke

5. “Hard work pays off if you’re patient enough to see it through.” – Michael Chandler

6. “The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it.” – Anonymous

7. “Your hard work might not pay off today or tomorrow, but it will eventually pay off.” – Sonya Parker

8.Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.” – Virat Kohil

9. “I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true — hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice. If you don’t love something, then don’t do it.” – Ray Bradbury

10. “Hard work and determination equals success. Nothing comes easy. Put your mind to something.” – Kevin Hart

Hard work equals success

11. “Hard work pays off. The harder you work, the more people will notice.” – Sydney Sweeney

12. “The hard work definitely paid off and hard work always does.” – Gabby Douglas

13. “Hard word pays off later, laziness pays off now.’ – Anonymous

14. “The price of success: hard work, patience, and a few sacrifices.” – Edward Bok

15. “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” – Harry Golden

16. “Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.” – Kevin Durant

17. “There is no easy way. There is only hard work, late nights, early mornings, practice, rehearsal, repetition, study, sweat, blood, toil, frustration, and discipline.” – Jocko Willink

18. “Hard work always pays off, whatever you do.” – Justin Lynch

19. “I always remind my kids that hard work pays off. That’s how I go to where I am right now because of sacrifice and the work I put into it.” – Dwayne Wade

20. “Hard work pays the best dividends.” – Atlas Rowe

Hard work pays the best dividends

21. “A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” – Colin Powell

22. “Hard work pays off in the future but requires discomfort now. Laziness pays off now but guarantees discomfort in the future.” – Hal Elrod

23. “Work hard in silence, let success be your noise.” – Frank Ocean

24. “The road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive and passion, it’s possible to achieve the American dream.” – Tommy Hilfiger

25. “Hard work opens doors and shows the world that you are serious about being one of those rare – and special – human beings who use the fullness of their talents to do their very best.” – Robin Sharma

26. “We are all great. No matter if you think you’re dumb, fat, been bullied, we all have greatness. You gotta find the courage. It’s going to be hard work, discipline, and the non-cognitive skills — hard work, dedication, sacrifice — that will set you apart. – David Goggins

27. “Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your dreams.” – Ben Carson

28. “All roads that lead to success have to pass through hard work boulevard at some point.” – Eric Thomas

29. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele

30. “Hard work works!” – Denzel Washington

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31. “Product outweighs talent.’ – Master P

32. “With hard work and effort, you can achieve anything.” – Antoine Griezmann

33. “Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses.” – Kobe Bryant

34. “If you do the work you get rewarded. There are no shortcuts in life.” – Michael Jordan

35. “Luck doesn’t exist, only hard work works.” – Serge Nubret

36. “If you believe hard work pays, and put in the time and effort that goes along with such a belief, success will surely follow.” – The STRIVE

37. “Nobody has the power to change the past, but we all have the power to change our future. Hard work pays off!” – Master P

38. “When you are willing to replace mundane excuses with hard work and your laziness with determination, nothing can prevent you from succeeding.” – Prem Jagyasi

39. “Hard work is the price we must pay for success.  I think you can accomplish anything if you’re willing to pay the price.” – Vince Lombardi

40. “Hard work creates champions.” – The STRIVE

hard work creates champions

41. “The road to success and greatness is always paved with consistent hard work.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

42. A lot of hard work is hidden behind nice things.” – Ralph Lauren

43. “Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds” – .Gordon B. Hinckley

44. “Preparation for tomorrow is hard work today.” – Bruce Lee

45. “I strongly believe if you work hard, whatever you want, it will come to you.” – Beyoncé

46. “Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.” – Conan O’Brien

47. “Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice.” – Henry Ford

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Bonus Hard Work Pays Quote

Bonus: Here’s one last quote related to hard work paying off. This one is without a doubt one of our favorites because it touches on the truth of hard work, which is that it does pay, but only after you’ve first made a down payment with effort.

“Life Grants Nothing To Us Mortals Without Hard Work.”

– horace –

Final Thoughts

There you have it, our collection of the most motivating Hard Work Pays Off quotes. We hope they help you put your nose to the grindstone and get to work on bringing your dreams to life.

Till then,

STRIVE

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BEST GRATITUDE QUOTES TO INSPIRE A BEAUTIFUL LIFE

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Gratitude is the quality of being thankful. It’s a readiness to show appreciation, and an eager willingness to return kindness to the person or entity that has graced us with the good we find ourselves appreciating. Gratitude is a positive quality that allows us to celebrate the present, block toxic emotions and experiences, reduce stress, and improve our self-worth. In short, gratitude is good and can help us create a beautiful life. So, in honor of this powerful life-enhancing attitude, we aim to publish some of our favorite gratitude quotes.

Our hope is that these gratitude quotes will help you realize that an attitude of gratitude is worth embracing all year long, and not just in November. With that said, if you’re ready for some of the most inspiring gratitude quotes and sayings, let’s dive in:

BEST GRATITUDE QUOTES AND SAYINGS

Best Gratitude Quotes and Sayings

1.Being rich/wealthy is being in touch with the fullness of life. When you are open to the present moment, what comes in, is a gratitude for “what is”. – Eckhart Tolle

2. “It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.” – Eckhart Tolle

3. “Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” – Eckhart Tolle

4. “Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” – Zig Ziglar

5. “Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.” – Zig Ziglar

6. “The greatest source of happiness is the ability to be grateful at all times.” – Zig Ziglar

7. “Gratitude is the vessel that we lift to the Gods that they may fill it with their wonder-gifts.” – Rudolf Steiner

8 “Gratitude is a sacred space where you allow and know that a force greater than your ego is always at work and always available.” – Wayne Dyer

9. “Be in a state of gratitude for everything that shows up in your life. Be thankful for the storms as well as the smooth sailing. What is the lesson or gift in what you are experiencing right now? Find your joy not in what’s missing in your life but in how you can serve.” – Wayne Dyer

10. “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” – William Arthur Ward

gratitude is a gift

11. “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” – William Arthur Ward

12. “Here dies another day during which I have had eyes, ears, hands and the great world around me; and with tomorrow begins another. Why am I allowed two?” – G.K. Chesterton

13. “When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” – G.K. Chesterton

14. “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of though; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” – G.K. Chesterton

15. “Trade your expectation to appreciation and the world changes instantly.” – Tony Robbins

16. “When you direct your focus toward gratitude, you’ll find true joy and fulfillment.” – Tony Robbins

17. “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” – Albert Schweitzer

18. “The greatest thing is to give thanks for everything. He who has learned this knows what it means to live. He has penetrated the whole mystery of life: giving thanks for everything.” – Albert Schweitzer

19. “To be grateful is to recognize the Love of God in everything he has given us — and he has given us everything.” – Thomas Merton

20. “Gratitude and attitude are not challenges; they are choices.” – Robert Braathe

gratitude is a choice quote

21. “Gratitude therefore take nothing for granted, is never unresponsive, is constantly awakening to new wonder.” – Thomas Merton

22. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy

23. “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey

24. “The more thankful I became, the more my bounty increased. That’s because for sure what you focus on expands. When you focus on the goodness in life, you create more of it.” – Oprah Winfrey

25. “I am happy because I am grateful. I choose to be grateful. That gratitude allows me to be happy.” – Will Arnet

26. “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melody Beattie

27. “My day begins with gratitude and joy. I look forward with enthusiasm to the adventures of the day, knowing that in my life, all is good.” – Louise Hay

28. “That’s just the way life works: gratitude and appreciation just bring more goodness. Remember: Everything we give out comes back. Gratitude has all sorts of little, surprising rewards.” – Louise Hay

29. “In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

30. “Gratitude is the single most important ingredient to living a successful and fulfilled life.” – Jack Canfield

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31. “I awoke this morning with devout thanskgiving for my friends, the old and the new.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Short Gratitude Quotes

We hope you enjoyed the inspiring gratitude quotes above. This next set is no less inspiring, but is a collection of some of those pithy and short gratitude quotes that pack a punch. We hope you appreciate them.

32. “Gratitude is the energy of faith.” – William Arthur Ward

33. “When you’re present in gratitude you can’t be anywhere else.” – Jay Shetty

34. “The universe provides abundantly when you’re in a state of gratefulness.” – Wayne Dyer

35. “The more gratitude I feel, the more I am aware that the supply is endless.” – Louise Hay

36. “A grateful heart is a magnet for miracles.” – Gratitude Quote

37. “Gratitude looks to the past and love to the present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.” – C.S. Lewis

38. “When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.” – Tony Robbins

39. “I can no other answer make, but thanks and thanks, and ever thanks.” – William Shakespeare

40 “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

gratitude is the greatest of virtues quote

41. “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may loo bac and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Brault

Best Attitude of Gratitude Quotes

Having an attitude of gratitude is key to living our best lives. It’s a practice and habit that we should all embrace. With that said, below is small collection of some of the best quotes attitude of gratitude quotes. Enjoy.

42. “Always have an attitude of gratitude.” – Sterling K. Brown

43. “Be present in all things, and thankful for all things.” – Maya Angelou

44. “Our favorite attitude should be gratitude.” – Zig Ziglar

45. “Of all the ‘attitudes’ we can acquire, surely the attitude of gratitude is the most important and by far the most life-changing.” – Zig Ziglar

46. “You cut yourself off from the supply of awesomeness when you are not in a state of gratitude.” – Jen Sincero

47. “Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart.” – Roy T. Bennett

48. “There are so many things in the world that could be invisible to the material eye, and when you take a moment to stop, to pause, to be present and notice them — that’s gratitude.” – Jay Shetty

49. “Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” – Brian Tracy

50. “Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.” – Doris Day

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51. “Living in a state of gratitude is the gateway to grace.” – Arianna Huffington

52. “Gratitude can transform any situation. It alters your vibration, moving you from negative energy to positive. It’s the quickest, easiest, most powerful way to effect change in your life — this I know for sure.” – Oprah Winfrey

53. “O Lord, who lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness.” – William Shakespeare

54. “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” – Cynthia Ozick

55. “When you arise in the morning, think of the precious privilege it is to be alive — to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love — then make that day count.” – Steve Maraboli

56. “When you drink from the stream remember the spring.” – Chinese Proverb

57. “The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.” – Nietzsche

58. “Gratitude is the ability to experience life as a gift. It liberates us from the prison of self-preoccupation.” – John Ortberg

59. “You can’t be grateful and be a victim at the same time. Stop playing the blame game.” – Ed Mylett

60. “Celebrate what you want more of.” – Tom Peters

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61. “Let your small appreciations build into a tidal wave of gratitude.” – Ken Honda

62. “Gratitude works like miracles. If you pour on gratitude, everything melts, especially bad feelings.” – Wahei Takeda

63. “The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see.” – Mary Davis

64. “Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

65. “What you focus on you create more of, so if the plan is to get rich, you’re gonna want to focus on abundance as much as possible. Give as much as you can as often as you can, receive with gratitude and joy, think of money as your pal, raise your frequency and get in the flow, yo.” – Jen Sincero

66. “Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” – Karl Barth

67. “Showing gratitude is the easiest and yet most impactful thing we can do for each other.” – Lori Greiner

68. “I know it may sound crazy but I try to keep the hard times of the past in the forefront of my mind, because it allows me to live every day with a greater perspective, purpose and GRATITUDE.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

69. “When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” – G.K. Chesterton

70. “Gratitude erases negativity.” – Steve Harvey

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71. “If you want to get over your issues and rock your life, be grateful, look for the good and learn.” – Jen Sincero

72. “Gratitude is an attitude that hooks us up to our source of supply. And the more grateful you are, the closer you become to your maker, to the architect of the universe, to the spiritual core of your being. It’s a phenomenal lesson.” – Bob Proctor

73. “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, or worn. It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.” – Denis Waitley

74. “If you can’t find gratitude, you’ll never find peace.” – Leticia Rae

75.  “A noble person is mindful and thankful of the favors he receives from others.” – Buddha

Final Thoughts

Alright, if you’ve ever wondered what is a good quote for gratitude, well, now you have plenty of answers. One thing to keep in mind is that gratitude is something we should embrace as often as possible, not just one month out of the year.

These quotes are not just year end gratitude quotes, these are quotes to help you appreciate…appreciation all year long. Why? Because that’s how a beautiful life is created.

With said, stay grateful, stay positive, and thank you for stopping by. We’re sincerely grateful!

Till next time,

STRIVE

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50+ INSPIRATIONAL MASTER P QUOTES FOR SUCCESS

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Percy Miller, or Master P as most people know him, is one of the most successful hip hop icons of all-time. He’s the mastermind behind ‘No Limit Records’, a record label which dominated the hip hop and rap scenes throughout the 90’s and early 2000’s. He’s also a savvy investor, businessman, and a multi-millionaire who’s been growing his business empire for over two-decades now. Needless to say, Master P knows and understands success. As such, we’ve decided to round up some of the most inspiring and insightful Master P quotes.

Our hope is that these quotes will inspire you to hustle and build your own empire just like Master P. And at the very least, give you a greater appreciation for some of the thought processes that have helped P achieve the extraordinary success he now enjoys. So, if you’re ready to be inspired, let’s dive right in.

MASTER P QUOTES FOR SUCCESS

Inspirational Master P Quotes for Success

1. “I’m tired of people running with me. Don’t run with me anymore — push me, push me. Tell me not to give up. Tell me not to stop. Tell me not to quit.” – Master P

2.  “I tell people, ‘Everybody has 24 hours. What you are doing with your 24 hours will dictate your life, your future, and what you have, and your friends and the people around you will dictate the same thing.” – Master P

3. “I could tell who you are by the people you hang around with. I tell people all of the time, ‘I’d rather fly with the eagles than walk with the pigeons.’ And sometimes, eagles have to fly alone — most of the time, they fly alone.” – Master P

4. “Everybody won’t believe in your dreams and goals. When I was growing up, a lot of people told me, ‘Man, you ain’t going to make it.’ Even people close to me said, ‘That s**t ain’t going to work.” – Master P

5. “I kept going, I believed in myself.” – Master P

6. “Ownership is one thing, but control is the most important thing because you can’t own everything.” – Master P

7. “If you prepare the next generation with the right mindset, you don’t have to worry about changing things yourself. My kids don’t have to make the same mistakes that I made, and they are able to get a great education right off top.” – Master P

8. “You can get money back, but you can’t get time — time is so valuable. Spending that time with your kids is what’s going to program or prepare them for the future.” – Master P

9. “We’ve got to stop a lot of the self-hate that we do as a culture because it’s all about celebrating one another. That’s the only way we’re going to build economic empowerment by having great businesses, but also being able to give back.” – Master P

10. “Work hard and never make excuses.” – Master P

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11. “Cars are a liability. Jewelry — a lot of the time — is a liability. It may make you feel good and it has street credibility, but it doesn’t have any real value in the real world.” – Master P

12. “I never said I was broke, I’ve always said, ‘The money is in the mill, it’s coming.'” – Master P

13. “So when we start to change our mindset, it becomes extremely difficult to spend money on liabilities. Once you’ve become educated on assets, you look at everything as an opportunity.” – Master P

14. “I think my thing is I grew up in the ghetto, and I was able to get a second chance. That’s what I’m trying to tell kids.” – Master P

15. “You have to be committed to what you do. Everybody thinks it’s about the money. Nobody really gave me anything, but, I was committed to what I believed in.” – Master P

“You have to be committed to what you do. Everybody thinks it’s about the money. Nobody really gave me anything, but, I was committed to what I believed in.” – Master P

16. “How does hating get started? It’s started by the jealous people, and they get mad over the things you have.” – Master P

17. “People do look up to me and it makes me feel good. I made it out of a bad situation and I didn’t mind bettering myself and I think that is what people respect. Most people go back but I was able to look at the big picture.” – Master P

18. “I feel like God blessed me to be successful and to have a couple of more things that a lot of people of where I come from didn’t have or didn’t see, but it ain’t always about me. It’s about empowering the next generation so that’s what I love doing.” – Master P

19. “Diversify. You spread out because you never know when it’s going to end. Business is like a seesaw going up and down. When one goes down, I have the other one going up. You have to think like that if you want to survive.” – Master P

20. “Understand the game, but make your own moves.” – Master P

Master P Quote about Making Moves

21. “I want to be like Muhammad Ali. He went out there and made a lot of money, he fought hard in the ring, and he fought for our people outside of the ring.” – Master P

22. “I tell people, if you get in a business, you need to know everything about your business. You need to know what the janitor is doing. You need to know what the guy who’s cooking the burgers is doing. You need to know what the mailroom is doing. You need to know everything about your business to be successful.” – Master P

23. “I feel like it’s okay for us to grow up because a lot of us want to get rich and die young. I want to get rich and die old.” – Master P

24. “I think you’ve got good people and bad people in everything you do. If you start making a big deal of it, then it’s a problem. It’s like in life. We’ve got bad doctors and lawyers. We’ve got bad priests! We don’t target every priest and say he’s bad. You have to go to church and you have to go see some doctors. Some people have to be good.” – Master P

25. “It’s my passion that drove me to like get better and better like an athlete in a gym.” – Master P

26. “I think my thing is I grew up in the ghetto, and I was able to get a second chance. That’s what I’m trying to tell kids.” – Master P

27. “I don’t need to get my due; I get my money.” – Master P

28. “I think everybody has a good and bad side.” – Master P

29. “You can’t choose your family but you can choose your friends. Life is like a seesaw, it goes up and it goes down. If people are only around you when you’re up then those are not true friends. In order for you to rise higher, you have to end the relationships that limit you and don’t believe in you.” – Master P

30. “Product outweighs talent.” – Master P

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31. “It’s called ‘putting skin in the game,’ putting your own money up first, being your own boss. That’s how I got the power: I put up my own marketing money.” – Master P

32. “Everybody needs love. There are a lot of guys that you think are hard-core gangsters, but all these guys’ weaknesses are women. Look at the movie Scarface. At the end of the day, all he wanted to do was to have kids with his woman.” – Master P

33. “I want to be able to take care of my family.” – Master P

34. “I’m keen on building generational wealth by instilling values in my seven children. I share money lessons with my children. However, above all things, I stress the importance of building a foundation on faith and family.” – Master P

35. “Find that person to push you. Life is a marathon. You got to find that person that’s going to push you, instead of running with people that’s just running with you. If you want to be successful, you have to find somebody that’s going to push you all the way over the finish line.” – Master P

36. “Surround yourself with people who build you up and inspire you. If you are the smartest person in your circle, you need to make new friends who are smarter than you and who will challenge you without judging you.” – Master P

37. “People are in your life for a reason or a season.” – Master P

38. “Education is key. It’s about giving our people the blueprint. We can’t change the past but we change the future by educating our culture.” – Master P

39. “Fly with the eagles and leave the hawks. Essentially, you become like your circle of friends, so choose wisely.” – Master P

40. “Choose the people you call friends wisely.” – Master P

master p quote about your inner circle

41. “Everyone has 24 hours, you’re either going to walk with the pigeons or fly with the Eagles.” – Master P

42. “How you invest your time determines your success.” – Master P

43. “I turned down $1 million though I had $500 left in my bank account. I knew if Interscope were willing to pay $1 million, I could make $40 million if I figured out how to own my talent.” – Master P

44. “The first key to success is awareness. Before making any life-altering changes, you must become completely aware of your individual circumstances.” – Master P

45. “Nobody has the power to change the past, but we all have the power to change our future. Hard work pays off!” – Master P

46.  “Don’t be afraid to start your own business, you have to take a chance.” – Master P

47. “Don’t be afraid to grow up. Don’t be afraid to make the right investments, and don’t be afraid to invest in yourself.” – Master P

48. “I learned that no matter what your present circumstances look like, you can take yourself wherever you want to go if you can visualize a brighter future through the eyes of faith.” – Master P

49. “Anything is possible if you can first perceive it, then believe it, and finally, refuse to give up until you achieve it.” – Master P

50. Knowledge is more important than money.” – Master P

inspirational master p quote about knowledge

51. “People should be praying for wisdom, not for money. If you got the wisdom and the knowledge you can do whatever you want to do.” – Master P

52. “I tell people, it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.” – Master P

53. “It’s not what you have or how much you have, but what you do with what you have that determines your success or lack of it.” – Master P

54. “Success comes in levels; it’s not a once in a lifetime event.” – Master P

55. “I named myself Master P, because I wanted to master whatever I do.” – Master P

Bonus Master P Quote

Bonus: Alright, here is one of our favorite Master P quotes. We added it as bonus, because we stand behind it, and believe it to be 100% true. If it’s worked for Master P, it can work for you.

“That’s Right! You Are 100% Guaranteed To Succeed In Any Aspect Of Life When You Never Give Up!”

– master p –

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FINAL THOUGHTS

Great job making it to the end of these powerful Master P quotes! We hope you’ve gained a few valuable insights about the hip hop mogul, marketing genius, and business icon known as Master P.

But more importantly, we hope his wise words have inspired you to believe that you too can go out and conquer your own little slice of the world, just as he has.

Till you reach you aims,

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100+ INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES ABOUT SUCCESS AND ACHIEVEMENT

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There are no shortcuts to success, but that doesn’t mean success is not obtainable. Sure, the journey is always longer, more difficult, and time consuming than we initially anticipate. But, just like everything else in life, that which is fought for most vigorously is cherished most ardently.

So, to help you embrace the challenge of achieving the success you seek, and overcoming the obstacles you’ll face as you strive to achieve more in your life, we’ve rounded up some of the best quotes about success and achievement. May they help you succeed in the face of failure, and achieve all of your dreams.

BEST QUOTES ON SUCCESS AND ACHIEVEMENT

Best Quotes about Success and Achievement

1.  “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.” – Abraham Lincoln

2.  “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”  –  Winston S. Churchill

3.  “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”  –   Henry David Thoreau

4.  “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”  –  Thomas Jefferson

5.  “Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”  –  Albert Einstein

6.  “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”  –  Winston Churchill

7.  “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.”  –  Steve Jobs

8.  “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”  –  Colin Powell

9.  “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity.  The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.”  –  Winston Churchill

10.   “Success comes to those who become success conscious.”  –  Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill: a Quote on Success

11.  “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”  –  Franklin D. Roosevelt

12.  “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”  –  Conrad Hilton

13.  “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.”  –  Vince Lombardi

14.  “Some people dream of success, while others wake up and work hard at it.”  –  Napoleon Hill

15.  “All successes begin with self-discipline.  It starts with you.”  –  Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

16.  “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”  –  Thomas Edison

17.  “The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.”  –  John D. Rockefeller Jr.

18.  “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”  –  C.S. Lewis

19.  “The secret to success is to know something nobody else knows.”  –   Aristotle Onassis

20.  “Average people have wishes and hopes. Successful people have goals.”  –  Achievement Quote

Achieve Success Quote on Goals

21.  “Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.”  –  Lou Holtz

22.  “For every reason it’s not possible, there are hundreds of people who have faced the same circumstances and succeeded.”  –   Jack Canfield

23.  “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.”  –  Vince Lombardi

24.  “Your level of success is determined by your level of discipline and perseverance.”  –  Anonymous

25.  “Success is a matter of understanding and religiously practicing specific simple habits that always lead to success.”  –  Robjert J. Ringer

 26.  “Success doesn’t just happen.  You have to be intentional about it, and that takes discipline.”  –  John C. Maxwell

27.  “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”  –  Og Mandino

28.  “The twin killers of success are impatience and greed.”  –  Jim Rohn

29.  “The successful person has the habit of doing the things failures don’t like to do. They don’t like doing them either necessarily. But their disliking is subordinated to the strength of their purpose.”  –  E.M. Gray 

30.  “The path to success is to take massive determined action.” – Tony Robbins

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31.  “Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.”  –  Mike Ditka

32.  “In the end, the money and success that truly last come not to those who focus on such things as goals, but rather to those who focus on mastery and fulfilling their Life’s Task.”  –  Robert Greene

33.  “I could only achieve success in my life through self-discipline, and I applied it until my wish and my will became one.”  –  Nikola Tesla

34.  “If one advances confidently in the direction of one’s dreams, and endeavors to live the life which one has imagined, one will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”  –  Henry David Thoreau

35.  “What really makes successful entrepreneurs is not the nature of their idea, or the university they went to , but their actual character – their willingness to adapt their ideas and take advantage of possibilities they had not first imagined.”  –  Robert Greene

36.  “Where success is concerned, people are not measured in inches, or pounds, or college degrees, or family background: they are measured by the size of their thinking.”  –  David J. Schwartz

37.  “You will never have a greater or lesser dominion than that over yourself…the height of a man’s success is gauged by his self-mastery; the depth of his failure by his self-abandonment. …And this law is the expression of eternal justice. He who cannot establish dominion over himself will have no dominion over others.”  – Leonardo da Vinci

Quotes About Success and Achievement

You’re just about halfway through these success quotes. Hopefully they are filling your head with the inspiration and motivation you’ll need to overcome the obstacles that are keeping you from your success at the moment.

This next section puts even more focus on quotes about success and achievement. We hope the quotes, along with the supporting links throughout the page, truly motivates you to keep moving forward on your dreams.

38.  “Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.” – Jim Rohn

39.  “Disciplined, consistent, and persistent actions are more of a determining factor in the creation of success than any other combination of things.”  –  Grant Cardone

40.  “Success is a pile of failure that you are standing on.” – Dave Ramsey

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41.  “Success is actually a short race – a sprint fueled by discipline just long enough for habit to kick in and take over.” – Gary Keller

42.  “We are all self-made, but only the successful will admit it.”  –  Earl Nightingale

43.  “You can think your way to failure and unhappiness, but you can also think your way to success and happiness.” – Norman Vincent Peale

44.  “I start early and I stay late, day after day, year after year, it took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success.”  –  Lionel Messi

45.  “Unsuccessful people suffer a mind-deadening thought disease. We call this disease excusitis.”  –  David J. Schwartz

46.  “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. ”  –  Vince Lombardi

47.  “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.”  –  Benjamin Franklin

48.  “Believe in yourself and have faith in your abilities! Without humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy.”  –  Norman Vincent Peale

49.  “If one does not possess persistence, one does not achieve noteworthy success in any calling.” – Napoleon Hill

50.  “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.”  –  Henry Ford

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51.  “The path to success will leave you callused, bruised, and very tired. It will also leave you empowered.” – David Goggins

52.  “At the end of the day, you are solely responsible for your success and your failure. And the sooner you realize that, you accept that, and integrate that into your work ethic, you will start being successful. As long as you blame others for the reason you aren’t where you want to be, you will always be a failure.” – Erin Cummings

53.  “Great achievers are driven, not so much by the pursuit of success but by the fear of failure.” –  Larry Ellison

54.  “Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

55.  “The keys to success are patience, persistence, and obsessive attention to detail.”  –  Jeff Bezos

56. “Work hard in silence, let success be your noise.” – Achievement Quote

57. “Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life: it’s about what you inspire others to do.” – Success Quote

58. “Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

59. “Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. The make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton

60. “I never dreamed of success, I worked for it.” – Estee Lauder

Success and Achievement Quote - Estee Lauder

61. “Success is not an activity, but a process.” – Success and Achievement Quote

62. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie

63. “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get” – W.P. Kinsella

64. “Successful people begin where failures leave off. Never settle for ‘just getting the job done.’ Excel!” – Tom Hopkins

65. “I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

66. “Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.” – Malcolm S. Forbes

67. “When you go in search of honey, you must expect to be stung by bees.” – Joseph Joubert

68. “Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

69. “Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” – Theodore Roosevelt

70. “I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse.” – Florence Nightingale

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71. “Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.” – William Pollard

72. “Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.”  –  Jim Rohn

73. “Don’t mistake activity with achievement.” – John Wooden

74. “Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.” – William James

75. “The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.” – Mark Caine

76. “Action is the foundational key to all success.”  –  Pablo Picasso

77. “You can do whatever you set your mind to if you just roll up your sleeves, get in there, and do it. everything is figureoutable.”

78. “The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance.” – Oprah Winfrey

79. “If you want to achieve greatnes stop asking for permission.” – Anonymous

80. “The key to success is to start before you’re ready.” – Marie Forleo

Mario Forleo Quote About Success

81. “Success is usually the culmination of controlling failures.” – Sylvester Stallone

82. “Success takes communication, collaboration, and sometimes failure.” – Jessica Alba

83. “Sometimes it takes a thousand tries to win.” – Rihanna

84. “All good ideas start out as bad ideas, that’s why it takes so long.” – Steven Spielberg

85. “Be a lot, do a lot, do a lot have a lot. ” – Myron Golden

86. “The key to success is failure.” – Michael Jordan

87. “That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.” – Abraham Lincoln

88. “I’d have to say hard work and dedication are the cornerstones of success, and if you believe in yourself, even when others are doubting you, and society is pushing you down, it’s important to have that self-belief in yourself.” – Serena Williams

89. “Faith will get you to a point. Luck will get you to a point. But to achieve the kind of success you dream about, you need to work. There are no shortcuts, you can’t cheat life, just get to work and don’t stop until you reach your highest potential.” – Denzel Washington

90. “If you avoid failure, you also avoid success.” – Robert Kiyosaki

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91. “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” – Mario Andretti

92. “It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. You only have to be right once and then everyone can tell you that you are an overnight success.” – Mark Cuban

93. “Ambition is the first step to success. The second step is action.” – Mel Robbins

94. “That ability to control your thoughts ultimately will lead to success whatever your line of work is, because you have to be able to see what you want to have happen.” – Phil Mickelson

95. “Dream big. Start small. But most of all, start.” –  Simon Sinek

96. “Learn from failure. If you are an entrepreneur and your first venture wasn’t a success, welcome to the club.” – Richard Branson

97. “Sometimes a winner is just a dreamer who never gave up.” – Michael Jordan

98. “Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation” – Zig Ziglar

99. “The people who are successful decide they are going to be successful. They make that choice. And they make other choices. They decide to study hard. They decide to work hard. They decide to be the first person to get to work and the last to go home. They decide they are going to take on the hard jobs. Take on the challenges. They decide they are going to lead when no one else will.” – Jocko Willink

100. “Hard work and determination equals success. Nothing comes easy. Put your mind to something.” – Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart Success Quote

101. “There’s a lot of blood, sweat, and guts between dreams and success.” – Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant

102. “Attitude is everything. The greatest success comes from having the freedom to fail.” – Master P

103. “I failed forward to success. I truly believe that life is a series of many attempts and many failures before we realize success. The important thing is to keep on trying.” – Mary Kay Ash

104. “Today’s accomplishments were yesterday’s impossibilities.”  –  Robert H. Schuller

105. “I believe success is achieved by ordinary people with extraordinary determination.” – Zig Ziglar

Bonus Success Quote

Bonus: Here’s our final quote about sucess and achievement. We’ve listed here as a bonus because it sums up best what we believe is key for finding success in anything; striving.

 “I Can’t Imagine A Person Becoming A Success Who Doesn’t Give This Game Of Life Everything He’s Got.”

– Walter Cronkite –
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Leverage These Success Quotes

Never forget what it means to be successful; for success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal. And if you are truly striving for success, you are going to have setbacks, or days where you want to give up. But, so long as you keep moving forward, and don’t ever stop reaching for your goal, you will eventually succeed.

So, leverage these success quotes when things get hard, because they will, and keep doing so until that one fine day arrives when you wake up and realize you have achieved everything you’ve ever wanted…

Until then,

STRIVE

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