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Michael Jordan is a basketball legend. He has unparalleled accomplishments including 6 NBA championships, 5-time Most Valuable Player, 6-time Finals Most Valuable Player, 10-time All-NBA First Team, NBA Rookie of the Year, 2-time Olympic Gold Medal Winner, and a NCAA National Championship,  just to name a few.

Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player that has ever played the game.

Here are 75 Motivational Michael Jordan Quotes:

1. “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

2. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” – Michael Jordan

3. “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan

4. “My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.” – Michael Jordan

5. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan

6. “To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don’t isolate.” – Michael Jordan

7. “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan

8. “If you quit once it becomes a habit. Never quit!” – Michael Jordan

9. “Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.” – Michael Jordan

10. “Everybody has talent, but ability takes hard work.” – Michael Jordan

11. “To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail.” – Michael Jordan

12. “Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.” – Michael Jordan

13. “Don’t let them drag you down by rumors just go with what you believe in.” – Michael Jordan

14. “Make it happen” – Michael Jordan

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

16. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

17. “Once I made a decision, I never thought about it again.” – Michael Jordan

18. “The minute you get away from fundamentals – whether it’s proper technique, work ethic or mental preparation – the bottom can fall out of your game, your schoolwork, your job, whatever you’re doing.” – Michael Jordan

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

20th Michael Jordan Quote – “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan

21. “Learning’s a gift, even when pain is your teacher.” – Michael Jordan

22. “Failure is acceptable. but not trying is a whole different ball park.” – Michael Jordan

23. “There is no “I” in team but there is in win.” – Michael Jordan

24. “I play to win, whether during practice or a real game.” – Michael Jordan

25. “You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.”- Michael Jordan

 

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26. “Every time I feel tired while I am exercising and training, I close my eyes to see that picture, to see that list with my name. This usually motivates me to work again.” – Michael Jordan

27. “The best come from the worst.” – Michael Jordan

28. “I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot… When you think about the consequences you will always think of the negative result.” – Michael Jordan

29. “I’ve never lost a game I just ran out of time.” – Michael Jordan

30. “I’m not out there sweating for three hours every day just to find out what it feels like to sweat.” – Michael Jordan

31. “My body could stand the crutches but my mind couldn’t stand the sideline.” – Michael Jordan

32. “The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.” – Michael Jordan

33. “I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it is an illusion to me. Failure always made me try harder the next time.” – Michael Jordan

34. “It’s heavy duty to try to do everything and please everybody. My job was to go out there and play the game of basketball as best I can. People may not agree with that. I can’t live with what everyone’s impression of what I should or what I shouldn’t do.” – Michael Jordan

35. “If it turns out that my best wasn’t good enough, at least I won’t look back and say I was afraid to try.” – Michael Jordan

36. “I realized that if I was going to achieve anything in life I had to be aggressive. I had to get out there and go for it.” – Michael Jordan

37. “Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. That’s truly about the game, and in some ways that’s about life too.” – Michael Jordan

38. “Heart is what separates the good from the great.” – Michael Jordan

39. “I would tell players to relax and never think about what’s at stake. Just think about the basketball game. If you start to think about who is going to win the championship, you’ve lost your focus.” – Michael Jordan

40th Michael Jordan Quote – “You can practice shooting 8 hours a day, but if your technique is wrong, then all you become is very good at shooting the wrong way. Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise.” – Michael Jordan

41.“I own the guy guarding me.” – Michael Jordan

42. “The game has its ups and downs, but you can never lose focus of your individual goals and you can’t let yourself be beat because of lack of effort.” – Michael Jordan

43. “There is no such thing as a perfect basketball player, & I don’t believe there is only one greatest player either.” – Michael Jordan

44. “If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.” – Michael Jordan

45. “You have competition every day because you set such high standards for yourself that you have to go out every day and live up to that.” – Michael Jordan

46. “You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan

47. “I mean we all fly. Once you leave the ground, you fly. Some people fly longer than others.” – Michael Jordan

48. “Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.” – Michael Jordan

49. “Best evaluation I can make of a player is to look in his eyes and see how scared they are.” – Michael Jordan

50. “Winning isn’t always championships.” – Michael Jordan

 

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51. “Sometimes you need to get hit in the head to realize that you’re in a fight.” – Michael Jordan

52. “I want to wake up every day and do whatever comes in my mind, and not feel pressure or obligations to do anything else in my life.” – Michael Jordan

53. “Enjoy every minute of life. Never second-guess life.” – Michael Jordan

54. “I believe greatness is an evolutionary process that changes and evolves era to era.”  – Michael Jordan

55. “If I had been playing for money I would have complained a long time ago that I was underpaid.” – Michael Jordan

56. “Being Michael Jordan means acting the same as I always have.” – Michael Jordan

57. “My father used to say that it’s never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said you never know what you can accomplish until you try.” – Michael Jordan

58. “I want to be the bridge to the next generation.” – Michael Jordan

59. “When I will lose the sense of motivation and the sense to prove something as a basketball player, it’s time for me to move away from the game.” – Michael Jordan

60th Michael Jordan Quote“I hope the millions of people I’ve touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and perseverance with a positive attitude.” – Michael Jordan

61. “Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.” – Michael Jordan

62.  “In reality, I never want to grow up.” – Michael Jordan

63. “How many times have your parents told you not to do things, and the next thing you know, you go do it? And you realized you shouldn’t have done it.”  – Michael Jordan

64. “My heroes are and were my parents. I can’t see having anyone else as my heroes.” – Michael Jordan

65. “In college I never realized the opportunities available to a pro athlete. I’ve been given the chance to meet all kinds of people, to travel and expand my financial capabilities, to get ideas and learn about life, to create a world apart from basketball.” – Michael Jordan

66. “In any investment, you expect to have fun and make money.”  – Michael Jordan

67.  “For a competitive junkie like me, golf is a great solution because it smacks you in the face every time you think you’ve accomplished something. That to me has taken over a lot of the energy and competitiveness for basketball.” – Michael Jordan

68. “My challenge when I came back was to face the young talent, to dissect their games, and show them maybe that they needed to learn more about the game than just the money aspect.” – Michael Jordan

69.  “Do I need my number retired throughout the course of the league to acknowledge what I’ve done? No.”  – Michael Jordan

70. “I want to be perceived as a guy who played his best in all facets, not just scoring. A guy who love challenges.” – Michael Jordan

71. “I built my talents on the shoulders of someone else’s talent.” – Michael Jordan

72.  “Even when I’m old and gray, I won’t be able to play it, but I’ll still love the game.” Michael Jordan

73. “I know the signs of scaredness.” – Michael Jordan

74. “It’s absolutely wrong that I don’t want guys to challenge me. And the people who say that aren’t in the room.” – Michael Jordan

75.  “Live the moment for the moment.” – Michael Jordan

What’s your favorite Michael Jordan Quote? Share your favorite quote in the comment section below.

Yale Middleton is a Revenue Specialist for Hilton Worldwide. He is passionate about personal development, leadership, and entrepreneurship. Yale also works as a team member for the top self development website Addicted2Success. You can also follow him on his Facebook.

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  1. Rueben Abankwah

    Jan 14, 2016 at 4:07 pm

    Enjoy every minute of life. Never second-guess.

  2. Stephen Osoko

    Jan 14, 2016 at 11:21 am

    “If you quit once it becomes a habit. Never quit!” – Michael Jordan
    I keep this at the back of my mind everytime I feel like giving up or doing a sub par job.
    Thanks for this post!

  3. Julien Bongo

    Jan 14, 2016 at 3:19 am

    “Sometimes you need to get hit in the head to realize that you’re in a fight.” – Michael Jordan

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61 Tai Lopez Quotes About Life

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Tai Lopez is regarded as one of the most influential and motivational entrepreneurs in the game today.  Often put along side legends such as Grant Cardone, Gary Vaynerchuk, and even Mark Cuban; Tai stands out for his unique personality and approach to life. He is often credited for getting the most young people to read & invest in self-development than anyone else. From poverty to living in the Hollywood Hills; Tai brings a lot of wisdom and insight to his followers everyday on social media. 

Here are 61 of Tai Lopez’s best quotes:

1. “People think I’m joking when I say that whoever experiments the most in life wins. But I’m not…” – Tai Lopez

2. “If I could have one super power, without a doubt, it would be the ability to stay cool under intense pressure. What could be more important?” – Tai Lopez

3. “You can get most things you want in life. It’s just that most goals will take one or two years longer than expected. Be patient.” – Tai Lopez

4. “One thing I’ve noticed with the successful. They don’t spend a lot of time on the past.” – Tai Lopez

5. “If you’re having a hard time sticking to a schedule/procrastinating there’s a simple solution. Reduce the time. Do less but be consistent.” – Tai Lopez

6. “Obsessed is a word used often by the lazy, in order to describe the dedicated.” – Tai Lopez

7. “It’s basically impossible to teach someone if they aren’t curious about the subject. This is where modern schooling goes wrong.” – Tai Lopez

8. “KSE: remember, after Knowledge you must Strategize and Execute.” – Tai Lopez

9. “The current education system forgot, you have to inspire kids. You can’t just lecture them.” – Tai Lopez

10. “To get what you want, you have to deserve what you want.” – Tai Lopez

11. “As you rise, the number of critics will also rise. Humans seek out negativity. It’s a cognitive bias of their brains. Stay focused and proceed.” – Tai Lopez

12. “Remember that your brain isn’t built for happiness. It’s built for survival. Happiness is something you have to create after-the-fact.” – Tai Lopez

13. “Everybody wants the good life, but not everybody gets the good life.” – Tai Lopez

14. “Your life should be dominated by only one main fear: Not fully optimizing today. That’s the healthiest fear in the world.” – Tai Lopez

15. “Be humble. Persevere. Read more. Toughen up.” – Tai Lopez

16. “Make a list of the people you admire and what makes them amazing. Then go out and become those things yourself.” – Tai Lopez

17. “Be careful about discouraging people’s dreams. They might just pull them off.” – Tai Lopez

18. “If we all knew how much we’ve missed out on being unhealthy, dysfunctional and broke, we’d be working a lot harder towards our goals” – Tai Lopez

19. “Increase your attention span. Your ability to concentrate predicts your long term success at almost anything.” – Tai Lopez

20. “If you can stay cool in the middle of tough times, you will rise above the masses and shine when everyone else is panicking…” – Tai Lopez

21. “If it won’t matter in one week, one month or one year, then don’t worry about it.” – Tai Lopez

22. “Never sacrifice physical health in the pursuit of money. That’s a given. Figure out a strategy to raise both simultaneously. It’s tricky.” – Tai Lopez

23. “Everything wrong in your life is just a sign. A signal to change. Be humble enough to bow your knee and listen and act.” – Tai Lopez

24. “So many cool opportunities in the world… so few people prepared to take them and reap the rewards. Prepare yourself.” – Tai Lopez

25. “The tough truth about life is that some things just take time. Most people aren’t strong enough to deal with that fact.” – Tai Lopez

26. “So many people are in the gym working on their 6 pack but they forget the 6 pack for their brain.” – Tai Lopez

27. “You can run from your problems but not from the flaws in your thinking. Always start by fixing your brain. Train it to remove logical fallacies.” – Tai Lopez

28. “The day you figure out your career destiny is the day your true financial freedom begins.” – Tai Lopez

29. “The space between failure and success seems large. It’s not. The difference between a good carpenter and a bad one is about a quarter of an inch.” – Tai Lopez

30. “There will be a day soon when you have to make your big move. When that day comes, be bold.” – Tai Lopez

31. “Never wait until it’s too late. Dont let tragedy be your only trigger for revaluation and action.” – Tai Lopez

32. “Health. Wealth. Love. Happiness.” Tai Lopez

33. “If all you do is look forward to the weekend, holidays and time away from your job, you have a serious problem.” – Tai Lopez

34. “Divide up your life. Spend 33% of your time around people lower than you, you can mentor them. Spend 33% of your time with people that are on your level – your friends and peers. Spend 33% of your time with people that are 10/20 years ahead of you. Those are your mentors.” – Tai Lopez

35. “Whenever I feel like whining, I remind myself “Wake up Tai, this world doesn’t owe you anything.”” – Tai Lopez

36. “Your brain finds happiness in mastering skills. It’s been that way since you were little. So don’t stop mastering life as you get older.” – Tai Lopez

37. “You have to be “impatiently patient.” Impatient to get started but patiently persevere to finish what you started.” – Tai Lopez

38. “To create real wealth, make someone else wealthy first. This is the law of the mentor/apprentice.” – Tai Lopez

39. “Never chase what you want. Elevate your game until what you want chases you.” – Tai Lopez

40. “Double down on whats working and cut the rest” – Tai Lopez

41. “If you want to motivate people, you have to be motivated. It’s contagious.” – Tai Lopez

42. “Work hard in silence and let your success be your noise.” – Tai Lopez

43. “A book a day makes the bills go away.” – Tai Lopez

44. “As the saying goes, ‘faith without works is dead.’ You gotta combine your faith with your actions.” – Tai Lopez

45. “Double down on what’s working. Cut the rest.” – Tai Lopez

46. “Don’t let procrastination kill your hopes and dreams.” – Tai Lopez

47. “Before you go out and occupy Wall Street, occupy your own brain!” – Tai Lopez

48. “Everybody wants more out of life. Question is, what do you want?” – Tai Lopez

49. “Hard work makes people look up to you. Be a part of someone’s 33% they aspire to be.” – Tai Lopez

50. “I love listening to Charlie Munger say, “I know of no wise person who doesn’t read a lot.” – Tai Lopez

51. “If you’re unhappy in the modern world you have an “unfortunate misappraisal” of reality. Standards of living are higher than ever.” – Tai Lopez

52. “In the modern world, it’s easy to be distracted instead of being grateful.” – Tai Lopez

53. “It’s harder to not be idiotic than most of us think.” – Tai Lopez

54. “It’s hard to predict what will be successful. The best approach is to experiment with products until you find what sticks.” – Tai Lopez

55. “It’s one thing to know thyself. It’s a more difficult thing to follow that knowledge.”– Tai Lopez

56. “Leaders are readers.”– Tai Lopez

57. “My favorite way to make money is while I sleep.”– Tai Lopez

58. “Number two rule for becoming a millionaire; whoever experiments the most usually wins. So, you have to run through at least 100 to make money.”– Tai Lopez

59. “Number one rule for becoming a millionaire; you gotta hang out with people who would be embarrassed for only making $1 million.” – Tai Lopez

60. “Plan. Do. Double Check. Act.”– Tai Lopez

61. “Rules of negotiation: let others air their opinions first to understand their values so you can see what to negotiate on.”– Tai Lopez

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Richard Branson is an English businessman and investor. He is best known as the founder of Virgin Group. With a net worth of over $4.9 Billion and having more than 400 companies, he is one of the most highly respected CEOs in the world.

Here are 92 Richard Branson quotes:

1. “Respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress.” – Richard Branson

2. “Building a business is not rocket science, it’s about having a great idea and seeing it through with integrity.” – Richard Branson

3. “Screw it. Let’s do it.” – Richard Branson

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

5. “My definition of success? The more you’re actively and practically engaged, the more successful you will feel.” – Richard Branson

6. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” – Richard Branson

7. “My definition of success? The more you’re actively and practically engaged, the more successful you will feel.” – Richard Branson

8. “Happiness is the secret ingredient for successful businesses. If you have a happy company it will be invincible.” – Richard Branson

9. “There is no greater thing you can do with your life and your work than follow your passions – in a way that serves the world and you.” – Richard Branson

10. “Whatever business you are in, every company can shoot for the start in their own way.” –Richard Branson

11. “Cover the downside.” – Richard Branson

12. “When you’re first thinking through an idea, it’s important not to get bogged down in complexity. Thinking simply and clearly, is hard to do.” – Richard Branson

13. “If you don’t have time for the small things, you won’t have time for the big things.” – Richard Branson

14. “Communication: the thing humans forgot when we invented words.” – Richard Branson

15. “Listen. Take the best. Leave the rest.” – Richard Branson

16. “If you don’t succeed at first, there’s no need for the F word (Failure). Pick yourself up and try, try again.” – Richard Branson

17. “Your company should act as a springboard for ambitious employees, not a set of shackles.” –Richard Branson

18. “Entrepreneurial business favors the open mind. It favors people whose optimism drives them to prepare for many possible futures, pretty much purely for the joy of doing so.” – Richard Branson

19. “If you spot an opportunity and are really excited by it, throw yourself into it with everything you’ve got.” – Richard Branson

20th Richard Branson Quote“Don’t become a slave to technology – manage your phone, don’t let it manage you.” – Richard Branson

21. “Engage your emotions at work. Your instincts and emotions are there to help you.” – Richard Branson

22. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson

23. “You’ve got to take risks if you’re going to succeed. I would much rather ask forgiveness than permission.” – Richard Branson

24. “If you’re hurt, lick your wound and get up again. If you’ve given it your absolute best, it’s time to move forward.” – Richard Branson

25. “Take a chance. It’s the best way to test yourself. Have fun and push boundaries.” – Richard Branson

 

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26. “A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” –Richard Branson

27. “Entrepreneurship is about turning what excites you in life into capital, so that you can do more of it and move forward with it.” – Richard Branson

28. “Remember it’s OK to be yourself.” – Richard Branson

29. “Please be polite. Nothing in life should erode the habit of saying thank you to people or praising them.” – Richard Branson

30. “Chance favors the prepared mind. The more you practice, luckier you become.” – Richard Branson

31. “Life is a hell of a lot more fun if you say yes rather than no.” – Richard Branson

32. “Education doesn’t just take place in stuffy classrooms and university buildings, it can happen everywhere, every day to every person.” – Richard Branson

33. “The best way of learning about anything is by doing.” – Richard Branson

34. “Once a changemaker, always a changemaker but only a few swim against the tide.” – Richard Branson

35. “Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to.” –Richard Branson

36. “If you want swashbuckling action in your life, become an entrepreneur and give it a go.” –Richard Branson

37. “Life is a series of ups and clowns. Make it worth your wild!” – Richard Branson

38. “You can’t do a good business with a bad person. Find the right people to work with and you can’t go wrong.” – Richard Branson

39. “Don’t think what’s the cheapest way to do it or what’s the fastest way to do it…think ‘what’s the most amazing way to do it’.” – Richard Branson

40th Richard Branson Quote – “The best advice I could give anyone is to spend your time working on whatever you are passionate about in life.” – Richard Branson

41. “For a successful entrepreneur it can mean extreme wealth. But with extreme wealth comes extreme responsibility. And the responsibility for me is to invest in creating new businesses, create jobs, employ people, and to put money aside to tackle issues where we can make a difference.” – Richard Branson

42. “The balloons only have one life and the only way of finding out whether they work is to attempt to fly around the world.” – Richard Branson

43. “I believe in benevolent dictatorship provided I am the dictator.” – Richard Branson

44. “I was dyslexic, I had no understanding of schoolwork whatsoever. I certainly would have failed IQ tests. And it was one of the reasons I left school when I was 15 years old. And if I’m not interested in something, I don’t grasp it.” – Richard Branson

45. “The music industry is a strange combination of having real and intangible assets: pop bands are brand names in themselves, and at a given stage in their careers their name alone can practically guarantee hit records.” – Richard Branson

46. “To me, business isn’t about wearing suits or pleasing stockholders. It’s about being true to yourself, your ideas and focusing on the essentials.” – Richard Branson

47. “Right now I’m just delighted to be alive and to have had a nice long bath.” – Richard Branson

48. “I think it’s quite great to set yourself a big challenge, and then you’ve got another reason for keeping fit.” – Richard Branson

49.  “My general attitude to life is to enjoy every minute of every day. I never do anything with a feeling of, ‘Oh God, I’ve got to do this today.” – Richard Branson

50. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson

51 .” I wanted to be an editor or a journalist, I wasn’t really interested in being an entrepreneur, but I soon found I had to become an entrepreneur in order to keep my magazine going.” – Richard Branson

52. “If you want to be a millionaire, start with a billion dollars and launch a new airline.” – Richard Branson

53. “So I’ve seen life as one long learning process. And if I see – you know, if I fly on somebody else’s airline and find the experience is not a pleasant one, which it wasn’t in – 21 years ago, then I’d think, well, you know, maybe I can create the kind of airline that I’d like to fly on.” – Richard Branson

54. “Well, the odds must be against anybody being able to fly around the world in a balloon on the first attempt. All of us who are attempting to go around the world in balloons are effectively flying in experimental craft because these craft cannot be tested.” – Richard Branson

55. “And you know, I’ve had great fun turning quite a lot of different industries on their head and making sure those industries will never be the same again, because Virgin went in and took them on.” – Richard Branson

 

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56. “Through the right people focusing on the right things, we can, in time, get on top of a lot if not most of the problems of this world. And that’s what a number of us are trying to do.” – Richard Branson

57. “Nobody’s ever called me Sir Richard. Occasionally in America, I hear people saying Sir Richard and think there’s some Shakespearean play taking place. But nowhere else anyway.” – Richard Branson

58. “Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” – Richard Branson

59. “One thing is certain in business. You and everyone around you will make mistakes.” – Richard Branson

60. “Well, I think that there’s a very thin dividing line between success and failure. And I think if you start a business without financial backing, you’re likely to go the wrong side of that dividing line.” – Richard Branson

60th Richard Branson Quote – “Fortunately we’re not a public company – we’re a private group of companies, and I can do what I want.” – Richard Branson

62. “Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won’t make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa – and it’s about getting a balance.” – Richard Branson

63. “A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” – Richard Branson

64. “You never know with these things when you’re trying something new what can happen. This is all experimental.” – Richard Branson

65. “There’s nothing like the endorphins from being fit, and the incredible endorphin rush that goes with that.” – Richard Branson

66. “Like getting into a bleeding competition with a blood bank.” – Richard Branson

67. “I never get the accountants in before I start up a business. It’s done on gut feeling, especially if I can see that they are taking the mickey out of the consumer.” – Richard Branson

68. “My philosophy is that if I have any money I invest it in new ventures and not have it sitting around.” – Richard Branson

69. “The funny thing is people won’t let me pay for things. I’ll be in a restaurant and the manager will say, ‘Oh no, it’s on the house.” – Richard Branson

70. “I cannot remember a moment in my life when I have not felt the love of my family. We were a family that would have killed for each other – and we still are.” – Richard Branson

71. “With the casino and the beds, our passengers will have at least two ways to get lucky on one of our flights.”– Richard Branson

72. “My mother was determined to make us independent. When I was four years old, she stopped the car a few miles from our house and made me find my own way home across the fields. I got hopelessly lost.”Richard Branson

73. “And obviously, from our own personal point of view, the principal challenge is a personal challenge.”  – Richard Branson

74. “I’ve been very lucky. I come from a very close family.” – Richard Branson

75. “I’m a lad of the ’60s. I started a magazine to try and end the Vietnam war, but it was a number of years before I had the profile, the financial resources and the time to do more.” – Richard Branson

76. “We, we – as I say, we go in and shake up other industries and I think, you know, we do it differently and I think that industries are not quite the same as a result of Virgin attacking the market.” – Richard Branson

77. “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” – Richard Branson

78. “Whatever your goal is you will never succeed unless you let go of your fears and fly.” – Richard Branson

79. “I have always believed that the way you treat your employees is the way they will treat your customers, and that people flourish when they are praised.” –Richard Branson

80. “Hard-won things are more valuable than those that come too easily.” – Richard Branson

81. “To be successful you have to be out there, you have to hit the ground running.” – Richard Branson

82. “How slim the line is between genius and insanity and between determination and stubbornness.” – Richard Branson

83. “I view life as one big adventure. I’m always learning, and finding new things to try and challenges to overcome.” – Richard Branson

84. “My normal approach to life is to say screw it, let’s do it.” – Richard Branson

85. “Regretting not doing something is worse than regretting doing something. It means I can sleep with a clear conscience. We all have to fight for our values and protect the things that matter to us, but also appreciate the joys life brings.” – Richard Branson

86. “In the end, I’ve realized that legacy is not important except to your children and family and friends. When I am on my deathbed, I just want to feel as if I have loved and been loved, done some good in the world, and made a difference here and there.” – Richard Branson

87. “Business and awards don’t mean that much. There is nothing more important than the health of you and your loved ones. Life is certainly too short not to appreciate people who have been significant in it.”- Richard Branson

88. “It’s very important to take risks in life and business, but they need to be calculated — there is no point risking your neck for something with little chance of success.”- Richard Branson

89. “Investors buy into people and ideas, not numbers alone.”-Richard Branson

90. “Any manager who punishes their staff for expressing an opinion hasn’t got the faintest idea about leadership. People in charge should empower their employees, not scare them into silence.”- Richard Branson

91. “I take notes in every meeting, to keep the frame of mind to learn. I edit as I go along, and follow up with dates and tasks in order of importance. I couldn’t have written two autobiographies without them.”-Richard Branson

92. “I will continue questioning, questioning, questioning. I will never completely get to the truth, but I want my life to be one long strive to get there.”- Richard Branson

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36 Strength & Courage Quotes To Build You Up

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Here is a collection of 36 Strength & Courage Quotes for a little inspiration to get you through those hard times.

Strength & Courage Quotes

“Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Susan Gale

“Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.” – Tony Robbins

“Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one second without hope” – Hal Lindsey

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“The brave may not live forever, but the cautious dont live at all.” – Ashley L

“Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.” – Unknown

“Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.” – Michael Jordan

“Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean

“True strength is keeping everything together when everyone expects you to fall apart.” – Unknown

“Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Chinese Proverb

“You were given this life, because you are strong enough to live it.” – Robin Sharma

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus

“Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.” – Sarah Dessen

“Courage is looking fear right in the eye and saying, “Get the hell out of my way, I’ve got things to do.” – Unknown

“Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could.” – Louise Erdrich, The Painted Drum LP

“If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” – Bruce Lee

“In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.” ― Drew Barrymore 

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.” – Veronica Roth

“Your friends will believe in your potential; your enemies will make you live up to it.” – Tim Fargo

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”- Mahatma Gandhi

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” – J.K. Rowling

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

“Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.”- Napoléon Bonaparte

“Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.” – Steve Maraboli

“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” – Christopher Reeve

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” – Khalil Gibran

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” – Ernest Hemingway

“The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow. For every challenge encountered, there is opportunity for growth.”- Unknown

“A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure.” – Henry Kissinger

“Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.” – John F Kennedy

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller

We hope you enjoyed this collection of inspirational quotes. Share with us which one was your favorite and why?

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What’s holding you back? This is the question that I asked myself after repeatedly falling short of my goals. In my mind, I had these crazy hopes and aspirations, but in reality, there was a gap between my intentions and my actions. Having read dozens of personal development and business books, I already had the knowledge. I already knew what I needed to do. The problem? A lack of follow through. (more…)

Mo Saleem is an independent men’s health researcher and publisher of TripleYourT.com. Having overcome the symptoms of depression, chronic fatigue, and a lack of drive, his mission is to empower men with the strategies and tactics to live with more energy, purpose, and power. Use the FREE T-Analysis Tool to figure out if your testosterone level is where it should be.

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  1. Rueben Abankwah

    Jan 14, 2016 at 4:07 pm

    Enjoy every minute of life. Never second-guess.

  2. Stephen Osoko

    Jan 14, 2016 at 11:21 am

    “If you quit once it becomes a habit. Never quit!” – Michael Jordan
    I keep this at the back of my mind everytime I feel like giving up or doing a sub par job.
    Thanks for this post!

  3. Julien Bongo

    Jan 14, 2016 at 3:19 am

    “Sometimes you need to get hit in the head to realize that you’re in a fight.” – Michael Jordan

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Tai Lopez is regarded as one of the most influential and motivational entrepreneurs in the game today.  Often put along side legends such as Grant Cardone, Gary Vaynerchuk, and even Mark Cuban; Tai stands out for his unique personality and approach to life. He is often credited for getting the most young people to read & invest in self-development than anyone else. From poverty to living in the Hollywood Hills; Tai brings a lot of wisdom and insight to his followers everyday on social media. 

Here are 61 of Tai Lopez’s best quotes:

1. “People think I’m joking when I say that whoever experiments the most in life wins. But I’m not…” – Tai Lopez

2. “If I could have one super power, without a doubt, it would be the ability to stay cool under intense pressure. What could be more important?” – Tai Lopez

3. “You can get most things you want in life. It’s just that most goals will take one or two years longer than expected. Be patient.” – Tai Lopez

4. “One thing I’ve noticed with the successful. They don’t spend a lot of time on the past.” – Tai Lopez

5. “If you’re having a hard time sticking to a schedule/procrastinating there’s a simple solution. Reduce the time. Do less but be consistent.” – Tai Lopez

6. “Obsessed is a word used often by the lazy, in order to describe the dedicated.” – Tai Lopez

7. “It’s basically impossible to teach someone if they aren’t curious about the subject. This is where modern schooling goes wrong.” – Tai Lopez

8. “KSE: remember, after Knowledge you must Strategize and Execute.” – Tai Lopez

9. “The current education system forgot, you have to inspire kids. You can’t just lecture them.” – Tai Lopez

10. “To get what you want, you have to deserve what you want.” – Tai Lopez

11. “As you rise, the number of critics will also rise. Humans seek out negativity. It’s a cognitive bias of their brains. Stay focused and proceed.” – Tai Lopez

12. “Remember that your brain isn’t built for happiness. It’s built for survival. Happiness is something you have to create after-the-fact.” – Tai Lopez

13. “Everybody wants the good life, but not everybody gets the good life.” – Tai Lopez

14. “Your life should be dominated by only one main fear: Not fully optimizing today. That’s the healthiest fear in the world.” – Tai Lopez

15. “Be humble. Persevere. Read more. Toughen up.” – Tai Lopez

16. “Make a list of the people you admire and what makes them amazing. Then go out and become those things yourself.” – Tai Lopez

17. “Be careful about discouraging people’s dreams. They might just pull them off.” – Tai Lopez

18. “If we all knew how much we’ve missed out on being unhealthy, dysfunctional and broke, we’d be working a lot harder towards our goals” – Tai Lopez

19. “Increase your attention span. Your ability to concentrate predicts your long term success at almost anything.” – Tai Lopez

20. “If you can stay cool in the middle of tough times, you will rise above the masses and shine when everyone else is panicking…” – Tai Lopez

21. “If it won’t matter in one week, one month or one year, then don’t worry about it.” – Tai Lopez

22. “Never sacrifice physical health in the pursuit of money. That’s a given. Figure out a strategy to raise both simultaneously. It’s tricky.” – Tai Lopez

23. “Everything wrong in your life is just a sign. A signal to change. Be humble enough to bow your knee and listen and act.” – Tai Lopez

24. “So many cool opportunities in the world… so few people prepared to take them and reap the rewards. Prepare yourself.” – Tai Lopez

25. “The tough truth about life is that some things just take time. Most people aren’t strong enough to deal with that fact.” – Tai Lopez

26. “So many people are in the gym working on their 6 pack but they forget the 6 pack for their brain.” – Tai Lopez

27. “You can run from your problems but not from the flaws in your thinking. Always start by fixing your brain. Train it to remove logical fallacies.” – Tai Lopez

28. “The day you figure out your career destiny is the day your true financial freedom begins.” – Tai Lopez

29. “The space between failure and success seems large. It’s not. The difference between a good carpenter and a bad one is about a quarter of an inch.” – Tai Lopez

30. “There will be a day soon when you have to make your big move. When that day comes, be bold.” – Tai Lopez

31. “Never wait until it’s too late. Dont let tragedy be your only trigger for revaluation and action.” – Tai Lopez

32. “Health. Wealth. Love. Happiness.” Tai Lopez

33. “If all you do is look forward to the weekend, holidays and time away from your job, you have a serious problem.” – Tai Lopez

34. “Divide up your life. Spend 33% of your time around people lower than you, you can mentor them. Spend 33% of your time with people that are on your level – your friends and peers. Spend 33% of your time with people that are 10/20 years ahead of you. Those are your mentors.” – Tai Lopez

35. “Whenever I feel like whining, I remind myself “Wake up Tai, this world doesn’t owe you anything.”” – Tai Lopez

36. “Your brain finds happiness in mastering skills. It’s been that way since you were little. So don’t stop mastering life as you get older.” – Tai Lopez

37. “You have to be “impatiently patient.” Impatient to get started but patiently persevere to finish what you started.” – Tai Lopez

38. “To create real wealth, make someone else wealthy first. This is the law of the mentor/apprentice.” – Tai Lopez

39. “Never chase what you want. Elevate your game until what you want chases you.” – Tai Lopez

40. “Double down on whats working and cut the rest” – Tai Lopez

41. “If you want to motivate people, you have to be motivated. It’s contagious.” – Tai Lopez

42. “Work hard in silence and let your success be your noise.” – Tai Lopez

43. “A book a day makes the bills go away.” – Tai Lopez

44. “As the saying goes, ‘faith without works is dead.’ You gotta combine your faith with your actions.” – Tai Lopez

45. “Double down on what’s working. Cut the rest.” – Tai Lopez

46. “Don’t let procrastination kill your hopes and dreams.” – Tai Lopez

47. “Before you go out and occupy Wall Street, occupy your own brain!” – Tai Lopez

48. “Everybody wants more out of life. Question is, what do you want?” – Tai Lopez

49. “Hard work makes people look up to you. Be a part of someone’s 33% they aspire to be.” – Tai Lopez

50. “I love listening to Charlie Munger say, “I know of no wise person who doesn’t read a lot.” – Tai Lopez

51. “If you’re unhappy in the modern world you have an “unfortunate misappraisal” of reality. Standards of living are higher than ever.” – Tai Lopez

52. “In the modern world, it’s easy to be distracted instead of being grateful.” – Tai Lopez

53. “It’s harder to not be idiotic than most of us think.” – Tai Lopez

54. “It’s hard to predict what will be successful. The best approach is to experiment with products until you find what sticks.” – Tai Lopez

55. “It’s one thing to know thyself. It’s a more difficult thing to follow that knowledge.”– Tai Lopez

56. “Leaders are readers.”– Tai Lopez

57. “My favorite way to make money is while I sleep.”– Tai Lopez

58. “Number two rule for becoming a millionaire; whoever experiments the most usually wins. So, you have to run through at least 100 to make money.”– Tai Lopez

59. “Number one rule for becoming a millionaire; you gotta hang out with people who would be embarrassed for only making $1 million.” – Tai Lopez

60. “Plan. Do. Double Check. Act.”– Tai Lopez

61. “Rules of negotiation: let others air their opinions first to understand their values so you can see what to negotiate on.”– Tai Lopez

Which quote resonated with you the most?  What do you think of Tai Lopez?  Comment below!

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32 Magnificent Tumblr Picture Quotes To Motivate & Inspire You

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Today we feature an awesome collection of 32 motivational & inspirational picture quotes that we have come across the past week while searching around on the social sharing website Tumblr.

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92 Intelligent Richard Branson Quotes

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Richard Branson is an English businessman and investor. He is best known as the founder of Virgin Group. With a net worth of over $4.9 Billion and having more than 400 companies, he is one of the most highly respected CEOs in the world.

Here are 92 Richard Branson quotes:

1. “Respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress.” – Richard Branson

2. “Building a business is not rocket science, it’s about having a great idea and seeing it through with integrity.” – Richard Branson

3. “Screw it. Let’s do it.” – Richard Branson

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

5. “My definition of success? The more you’re actively and practically engaged, the more successful you will feel.” – Richard Branson

6. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” – Richard Branson

7. “My definition of success? The more you’re actively and practically engaged, the more successful you will feel.” – Richard Branson

8. “Happiness is the secret ingredient for successful businesses. If you have a happy company it will be invincible.” – Richard Branson

9. “There is no greater thing you can do with your life and your work than follow your passions – in a way that serves the world and you.” – Richard Branson

10. “Whatever business you are in, every company can shoot for the start in their own way.” –Richard Branson

11. “Cover the downside.” – Richard Branson

12. “When you’re first thinking through an idea, it’s important not to get bogged down in complexity. Thinking simply and clearly, is hard to do.” – Richard Branson

13. “If you don’t have time for the small things, you won’t have time for the big things.” – Richard Branson

14. “Communication: the thing humans forgot when we invented words.” – Richard Branson

15. “Listen. Take the best. Leave the rest.” – Richard Branson

16. “If you don’t succeed at first, there’s no need for the F word (Failure). Pick yourself up and try, try again.” – Richard Branson

17. “Your company should act as a springboard for ambitious employees, not a set of shackles.” –Richard Branson

18. “Entrepreneurial business favors the open mind. It favors people whose optimism drives them to prepare for many possible futures, pretty much purely for the joy of doing so.” – Richard Branson

19. “If you spot an opportunity and are really excited by it, throw yourself into it with everything you’ve got.” – Richard Branson

20th Richard Branson Quote“Don’t become a slave to technology – manage your phone, don’t let it manage you.” – Richard Branson

21. “Engage your emotions at work. Your instincts and emotions are there to help you.” – Richard Branson

22. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson

23. “You’ve got to take risks if you’re going to succeed. I would much rather ask forgiveness than permission.” – Richard Branson

24. “If you’re hurt, lick your wound and get up again. If you’ve given it your absolute best, it’s time to move forward.” – Richard Branson

25. “Take a chance. It’s the best way to test yourself. Have fun and push boundaries.” – Richard Branson

 

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26. “A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” –Richard Branson

27. “Entrepreneurship is about turning what excites you in life into capital, so that you can do more of it and move forward with it.” – Richard Branson

28. “Remember it’s OK to be yourself.” – Richard Branson

29. “Please be polite. Nothing in life should erode the habit of saying thank you to people or praising them.” – Richard Branson

30. “Chance favors the prepared mind. The more you practice, luckier you become.” – Richard Branson

31. “Life is a hell of a lot more fun if you say yes rather than no.” – Richard Branson

32. “Education doesn’t just take place in stuffy classrooms and university buildings, it can happen everywhere, every day to every person.” – Richard Branson

33. “The best way of learning about anything is by doing.” – Richard Branson

34. “Once a changemaker, always a changemaker but only a few swim against the tide.” – Richard Branson

35. “Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to.” –Richard Branson

36. “If you want swashbuckling action in your life, become an entrepreneur and give it a go.” –Richard Branson

37. “Life is a series of ups and clowns. Make it worth your wild!” – Richard Branson

38. “You can’t do a good business with a bad person. Find the right people to work with and you can’t go wrong.” – Richard Branson

39. “Don’t think what’s the cheapest way to do it or what’s the fastest way to do it…think ‘what’s the most amazing way to do it’.” – Richard Branson

40th Richard Branson Quote – “The best advice I could give anyone is to spend your time working on whatever you are passionate about in life.” – Richard Branson

41. “For a successful entrepreneur it can mean extreme wealth. But with extreme wealth comes extreme responsibility. And the responsibility for me is to invest in creating new businesses, create jobs, employ people, and to put money aside to tackle issues where we can make a difference.” – Richard Branson

42. “The balloons only have one life and the only way of finding out whether they work is to attempt to fly around the world.” – Richard Branson

43. “I believe in benevolent dictatorship provided I am the dictator.” – Richard Branson

44. “I was dyslexic, I had no understanding of schoolwork whatsoever. I certainly would have failed IQ tests. And it was one of the reasons I left school when I was 15 years old. And if I’m not interested in something, I don’t grasp it.” – Richard Branson

45. “The music industry is a strange combination of having real and intangible assets: pop bands are brand names in themselves, and at a given stage in their careers their name alone can practically guarantee hit records.” – Richard Branson

46. “To me, business isn’t about wearing suits or pleasing stockholders. It’s about being true to yourself, your ideas and focusing on the essentials.” – Richard Branson

47. “Right now I’m just delighted to be alive and to have had a nice long bath.” – Richard Branson

48. “I think it’s quite great to set yourself a big challenge, and then you’ve got another reason for keeping fit.” – Richard Branson

49.  “My general attitude to life is to enjoy every minute of every day. I never do anything with a feeling of, ‘Oh God, I’ve got to do this today.” – Richard Branson

50. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson

51 .” I wanted to be an editor or a journalist, I wasn’t really interested in being an entrepreneur, but I soon found I had to become an entrepreneur in order to keep my magazine going.” – Richard Branson

52. “If you want to be a millionaire, start with a billion dollars and launch a new airline.” – Richard Branson

53. “So I’ve seen life as one long learning process. And if I see – you know, if I fly on somebody else’s airline and find the experience is not a pleasant one, which it wasn’t in – 21 years ago, then I’d think, well, you know, maybe I can create the kind of airline that I’d like to fly on.” – Richard Branson

54. “Well, the odds must be against anybody being able to fly around the world in a balloon on the first attempt. All of us who are attempting to go around the world in balloons are effectively flying in experimental craft because these craft cannot be tested.” – Richard Branson

55. “And you know, I’ve had great fun turning quite a lot of different industries on their head and making sure those industries will never be the same again, because Virgin went in and took them on.” – Richard Branson

 

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56. “Through the right people focusing on the right things, we can, in time, get on top of a lot if not most of the problems of this world. And that’s what a number of us are trying to do.” – Richard Branson

57. “Nobody’s ever called me Sir Richard. Occasionally in America, I hear people saying Sir Richard and think there’s some Shakespearean play taking place. But nowhere else anyway.” – Richard Branson

58. “Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” – Richard Branson

59. “One thing is certain in business. You and everyone around you will make mistakes.” – Richard Branson

60. “Well, I think that there’s a very thin dividing line between success and failure. And I think if you start a business without financial backing, you’re likely to go the wrong side of that dividing line.” – Richard Branson

60th Richard Branson Quote – “Fortunately we’re not a public company – we’re a private group of companies, and I can do what I want.” – Richard Branson

62. “Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won’t make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa – and it’s about getting a balance.” – Richard Branson

63. “A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” – Richard Branson

64. “You never know with these things when you’re trying something new what can happen. This is all experimental.” – Richard Branson

65. “There’s nothing like the endorphins from being fit, and the incredible endorphin rush that goes with that.” – Richard Branson

66. “Like getting into a bleeding competition with a blood bank.” – Richard Branson

67. “I never get the accountants in before I start up a business. It’s done on gut feeling, especially if I can see that they are taking the mickey out of the consumer.” – Richard Branson

68. “My philosophy is that if I have any money I invest it in new ventures and not have it sitting around.” – Richard Branson

69. “The funny thing is people won’t let me pay for things. I’ll be in a restaurant and the manager will say, ‘Oh no, it’s on the house.” – Richard Branson

70. “I cannot remember a moment in my life when I have not felt the love of my family. We were a family that would have killed for each other – and we still are.” – Richard Branson

71. “With the casino and the beds, our passengers will have at least two ways to get lucky on one of our flights.”– Richard Branson

72. “My mother was determined to make us independent. When I was four years old, she stopped the car a few miles from our house and made me find my own way home across the fields. I got hopelessly lost.”Richard Branson

73. “And obviously, from our own personal point of view, the principal challenge is a personal challenge.”  – Richard Branson

74. “I’ve been very lucky. I come from a very close family.” – Richard Branson

75. “I’m a lad of the ’60s. I started a magazine to try and end the Vietnam war, but it was a number of years before I had the profile, the financial resources and the time to do more.” – Richard Branson

76. “We, we – as I say, we go in and shake up other industries and I think, you know, we do it differently and I think that industries are not quite the same as a result of Virgin attacking the market.” – Richard Branson

77. “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” – Richard Branson

78. “Whatever your goal is you will never succeed unless you let go of your fears and fly.” – Richard Branson

79. “I have always believed that the way you treat your employees is the way they will treat your customers, and that people flourish when they are praised.” –Richard Branson

80. “Hard-won things are more valuable than those that come too easily.” – Richard Branson

81. “To be successful you have to be out there, you have to hit the ground running.” – Richard Branson

82. “How slim the line is between genius and insanity and between determination and stubbornness.” – Richard Branson

83. “I view life as one big adventure. I’m always learning, and finding new things to try and challenges to overcome.” – Richard Branson

84. “My normal approach to life is to say screw it, let’s do it.” – Richard Branson

85. “Regretting not doing something is worse than regretting doing something. It means I can sleep with a clear conscience. We all have to fight for our values and protect the things that matter to us, but also appreciate the joys life brings.” – Richard Branson

86. “In the end, I’ve realized that legacy is not important except to your children and family and friends. When I am on my deathbed, I just want to feel as if I have loved and been loved, done some good in the world, and made a difference here and there.” – Richard Branson

87. “Business and awards don’t mean that much. There is nothing more important than the health of you and your loved ones. Life is certainly too short not to appreciate people who have been significant in it.”- Richard Branson

88. “It’s very important to take risks in life and business, but they need to be calculated — there is no point risking your neck for something with little chance of success.”- Richard Branson

89. “Investors buy into people and ideas, not numbers alone.”-Richard Branson

90. “Any manager who punishes their staff for expressing an opinion hasn’t got the faintest idea about leadership. People in charge should empower their employees, not scare them into silence.”- Richard Branson

91. “I take notes in every meeting, to keep the frame of mind to learn. I edit as I go along, and follow up with dates and tasks in order of importance. I couldn’t have written two autobiographies without them.”-Richard Branson

92. “I will continue questioning, questioning, questioning. I will never completely get to the truth, but I want my life to be one long strive to get there.”- Richard Branson

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36 Strength & Courage Quotes To Build You Up

Joel Brown (Founder of Addicted2Success.com)

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Here is a collection of 36 Strength & Courage Quotes for a little inspiration to get you through those hard times.

Strength & Courage Quotes

“Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Susan Gale

“Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.” – Tony Robbins

“Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one second without hope” – Hal Lindsey

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“The brave may not live forever, but the cautious dont live at all.” – Ashley L

“Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.” – Unknown

“Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.” – Michael Jordan

“Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean

“True strength is keeping everything together when everyone expects you to fall apart.” – Unknown

“Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Chinese Proverb

“You were given this life, because you are strong enough to live it.” – Robin Sharma

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus

“Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.” – Sarah Dessen

“Courage is looking fear right in the eye and saying, “Get the hell out of my way, I’ve got things to do.” – Unknown

“Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could.” – Louise Erdrich, The Painted Drum LP

“If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” – Bruce Lee

“In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.” ― Drew Barrymore 

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.” – Veronica Roth

“Your friends will believe in your potential; your enemies will make you live up to it.” – Tim Fargo

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”- Mahatma Gandhi

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” – J.K. Rowling

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

“Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.”- Napoléon Bonaparte

“Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.” – Steve Maraboli

“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” – Christopher Reeve

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” – Khalil Gibran

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” – Ernest Hemingway

“The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow. For every challenge encountered, there is opportunity for growth.”- Unknown

“A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure.” – Henry Kissinger

“Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.” – John F Kennedy

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller

We hope you enjoyed this collection of inspirational quotes. Share with us which one was your favorite and why?

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