Connect with us

Motivation

3 Quotes From Lone Survivor That Will Spark Motivation

Avatar

Published

on

3 Quotes From Lone Survivor That Will Spark Motivation

Lone Survivor is a film based on a true story. The story of a Navy Seals team who’s mission went bad. This film offers far more than bone crunching, skin shredding action.

There are many memorable quotes and lessons throughout the movie. Once your pulse is back to normal, you can think back and realize how much there was to learn.

Below are 3 memorable quotes that will spark your motivation:

 

Quote #1:

“There’s a storm inside of us. I’ve heard many team guys speak of this. A burning, a river, a drive.  An unrelenting desire to push yourself harder and further than anyone could think possible.”

The seals push themselves physically in battle, taking multiple bullets yet still keep pushing on. An entrepreneur should be no different. If you want to succeed, you must have a drive. An unrelenting desire to push yourself. It’s about you and only you.

At best no one is going to push you on, realistically though, people will only tell you why your idea won’t work. You need to be self motivated and push as hard a possible. Entrepreneurship is a battle, you need to keep fighting and keep pushing.

 

Quote #2:

“There ain’t nothing I can’t do. No sky too high, no sea too rough. Anything in life worth doing is worth overdoing. Moderation is for cowards.”

Yet another inspiring and motivating quote. As an entrepreneur you need to think big. No challenge is too big, and anything worth doing is worth overdoing. Are you planning on launching a new app that will provide a great new service in your country? Stop right there.

If it’s worth doing it’s worth over doing. Why not offer it as a world-wide solution? Think big! Are you trying to build a web site that will enjoy 100,000 monthly visitors? You’re thinking small. Aim for bigger and better goals.

 

Quote #3:

“I can never forget, but no matter how much it hurts, how dark it gets or no matter how far you fall, you are never out of the fight.”

This is undoubtedly true, no matter how bad you fail and no matter how grim your situation seems to be, you are never out of the game. You can always make a come back. There are many companies out there that were on the verge of closing up shop only to make a massive comeback. Think Apple was always so huge? Steve Jobs got fired from his own company.

Brush up on your Apple history as this is probably the best example out there. Steve was fired and it seemed like it was game over. Only for him to make a massive comeback and bring Apple to where it is today. In the words of Robert F Kennedy, “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” You must be willing to take risks and keep going even if you fail.

 

Thank you for reading my article! What was your favorite quote from the movie and how did it help you?

BizzVenue: A new kind of website that wants to make sure that you stay up to date on all the hottest topics surrounding entrepreneurship, from the most basic lessons, to personal stories from top entrepreneurs, and all the latest news and information from the tech realm.

Advertisement
5 Comments

5 Comments

  1. Avatar

    Stephen Osoko

    Jan 16, 2016 at 5:37 pm

    These were awesome!

  2. Avatar

    Ernie

    Aug 24, 2015 at 6:14 pm

    The movie was pretty good, but no where near as good as the book. If you haven’t, read it!!! One of the best books I’ve ever read and a truly inspirational book. It’s right up there with Unbroken.

  3. Avatar

    Rafael Maccheri

    Aug 18, 2015 at 8:11 pm

    I have watched this film an 8 times! It is among the top 10 of my list!

    Excellent post Joel!

    Keep going!!!

    “Moderation is for cowards.”

    @RafaelMaccheri

  4. Avatar

    Dotchamou Zakari

    Aug 16, 2015 at 7:23 pm

    ”It’s about you and only you” I can’t say how those words touched my heart. As an entrepreneur, seeking strengh in the outside world is a big way to deceive ourselve. Thank you.
    I didn’t watch the movie so I can’t share any quotes from that movie, but I do have Three quotes for startups:
    “Mistakes will not end your business. If you are nimble and willing to listen to constructive criticism you can excel by learning and evolving.”
    –Meridith Valiando Rojas, co-founder and CEO of DigiTour Media
    “As an entrepreneur, you have to be OK with failure. If you’re not failing, you’re likely not pushing yourself hard enough.” –Alexa von Tobel, founder of LearnVest
    “Entrepreneurs pay the price of a road less traveled, while everyone else takes the freeway and perpetually misses their own exit.” ― Ryan Lilly

  5. Avatar

    Heitem Ak

    Aug 16, 2015 at 6:39 pm

    Nice one Bizz!

    “If it’s worth doing it’s worth over doing.”

    Can’t stress that enough!

    As the famous Les Brown said “Most people fail in life not because they aim high and miss, but because they aim low and hit”

    Keep them coming.

    Heitem Ak

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Motivation

The Counterintuitive Motivation Hack That You Are Missing

Avatar

Published

on

Image Credit: Unsplash

Humans are always looking for that spark to get us moving when we’re stuck. We know what we need to do but we are fighting ourselves to actually do it. Plus, it’s an easy out not to follow through on our commitments to ourselves, “I’m just not motivated.” (more…)

Continue Reading

Motivation

What Top Performers Really Do For Motivation

Avatar

Published

on

Image Credit: Unsplash

“Ugh, I gotta get up,” I said to myself as another episode started within three seconds of the last one ending…without my permission. “Alright, I’m gonna go get some work done after this episode.” Of course, the episode ends on a cliffhanger that leaves me more motivated to find out what happens rather than go send emails. “Alright, when I figure out what happens, I’m gonna turn the TV off.” Geez, why am I still on the couch three hours later? (more…)

Continue Reading

Motivation

The Importance of Motivation in the Concept of Sociology

Avatar

Published

on

Image Credit: Unsplash

All my childhood, I studied hard and got good grades because I was motivated to escape my mother’s disappointment and wrath on failure. Others in my class were motivated by their desire to excel and get into a good college. Still, others were doing it to maintain their social status and to be recognized as excellent students. The word “motivation” holds a different meaning for different people, as what motivates you may not be sufficient for me and vice versa.  (more…)

Continue Reading

Motivation

20 Science-Backed Ways to Stay Motivated (Infographic)

Avatar

Published

on

Image Credit: Unsplash

Motivation is something we all strive to have, but can also be one of those feelings that’s hard to keep. Whether we’re attempting to reach a new fitness goal or trying to stay motivated in our role at work, sometimes that motivation just isn’t there. You feel motivated for a while – you’ll listen to podcasts, read books, keep yourself accountable – but then it’s lost. You feel so much energy at the start, then feel yourself slowly losing that inspiration. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. (more…)

Continue Reading

Trending