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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is an American actor, producer, semi-retired professional wrestler, and former collegiate football player. The Rock has become a very common name in the entertainment world. Forbes named him the top grossing actor of 2013. They are calling him the hardest working man in show business. The Rock’s movies have grossed over $10.5 Billion worldwide, making The Rock one of the highest-paid actors in the world.

The Rock stays incredibly busy because of his entertainment production company, Seven Bucks Production, along with his many other business ventures. One of his business ventures includes being the co-owner of the XFL, the American football league.

Below are 83 of The Rock’s most motivational quotes:

1. “All successes begin with Self-Discipline. It starts with you.” – Dwayne Johnson

2. “Don’t be afraid to be ambitious about your goals. Hard work never stops. Neither should your dreams.” – Dwayne Johnson

3. “Grind Hard, Shine Hard.” – Dwayne Johnson

4. “I like to use the hard times of the past to motivate me today.” – Dwayne Johnson

5. “Not only do I think being nice and kind is easy, but being kind, in my opinion is important.” – Dwayne Johnson

6. “One of the most important things you can accomplish is just being yourself.” – Dwayne Johnson

7. “The first step to achieving your goal, is to take a moment to respect your goal. Know what it means to you to achieve it.” – Dwayne Johnson

8. “The wall! Your success is on the other side. Can’t jump over it or go around it. You know what to do.” – Dwayne Johnson

9. “There is no substitute for hard work. Always be humble and hungry.” – Dwayne Johnson

10. “Wake up determined. Go to bed satisfied.” – Dwayne Johnson

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

12. “When life puts you in touchy situations, don’t say “Why Me?” Just say “Try Me.”” – Dwayne Johnson

13. “When you walk up to opportunities door, don’t knock it… Kick that b*tch in, smile and introduce yourself.” – Dwayne Johnson

14. “With drive and a bit of talent, you can move mountains.” – Dwayne Johnson

15. “You don’t need directions, just point yourself to the top and go!” – Dwayne Johnson

16. “Be the person that when your feet touch the floor in the morning the devil says, “Awe sh”t, they’re up”. – Dwayne Johnson

17. “If something stands between you and your success – move it. Never be denied.” – Dwayne Johnson

18. “In 1995 I had $7 bucks in my pocket and knew two things: I’m broke as hell and one day I won’t be.” – Dwayne Johnson

19. “Success at anything will always come down to this: focus and effort. And we control both.” – Dwayne Johnson

20th Dwayne Johnson Quote – “Success isn’t always about ‘Greatness’, it’s about consistency. Consistent, hard work gains success. Greatness will come.” – Dwayne Johnson

21. “Success isn’t overnight. It’s when everyday you get a little better than the day before. It all adds up.” – Dwayne Johnson

22. “Think back 5 years ago. Think of where you’re at today. Think ahead 5 years and what you want to accomplish. Be Unstoppable.” – Dwayne Johnson

23. “I grew up in a musical family; the majority of my growing up was done in Hawaii. It’s what we do. You sing, you dance, you play ukulele and you drink.” – Dwayne Johnson

24. “The men I idolized built their bodies and became somebody – like Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger – and I thought, ‘That can be me.’ So I started working out. The funny thing is I didn’t realize back then that I was having a defining moment.” – Dwayne Johnson

25. “Football changed my life and it gave me a platform to get out my aggression and it gave me a sense of value.” – Dwayne Johnson

26th Dwayne Johnson Quote “I like the idea of working in different genres and transcending genres and hopefully finding success, and ultimately make movies people like.” – Dwayne Johnson

27. “When he speaks to you he speaks with an earnest vibe and an earnest energy.” – Dwayne Johnson

28. “Wrestling was like stand-up comedy for me.” – Dwayne Johnson

29. “The one thing I couldn’t identify with was the blue cowboy outfit he put on. I was a bit challenged when I was younger to stay on the right path.“ – Dwayne Johnson

30. “I want someone who can trust that my big hands are going to take care of them.” – Dwayne Johnson

 

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31. “I’m very low-key. I don’t really blend in, so it’s difficult to go out in public. I like to do things that are kind of quiet, whether it’s a dinner at my house or a restaurant, or a movie night at home.” – Dwayne Johnson

32. “My philosophy is, it’s always very rewarding when you can make an audience laugh. I don’t mind making fun of myself. I like self-deprecating comedy. But I’d like you to laugh with me occasionally, too.” – Dwayne Johnson

33. “I like the idea of making a big, fun, adventure type of movie.” – Dwayne Johnson

34. “When I was a kid at four years old, that’s when I started amateur wrestling with my dad and family. And when that’s instilled in you, it never goes away.” – Dwayne Johnson

35. “You don’t sign up for a divorce when you get married. It’s very painful. But it’s taught me a great deal about myself.” – Dwayne Johnson

36. “WWE is a space where I thrived, and I loved, and I still do. I love connecting with an audience; that is the greatest thing about going back to WWE.” – Dwayne Johnson

37. “I’ve always loved the showmanship of professional wrestling. While I love making movies, I love that platform, too.” – Dwayne Johnson

38. “My goal was never to be the loudest or the craziest. It was to be the most entertaining.” – Dwayne Johnson

39. “The road to success and greatness is always paved with consistent hard work. Outwork your competitors, be authentic, and above all else, chase your greatness.” – Dwayne Johnson

40. “Let your actions do your talking for you.” – Dwayne Johnson

41. “With drive and a bit of talent, you can move mountains.” – Dwayne Johnson

42. “Just bring it!” – Dwayne Johnson

43. “Two things happen when an athlete gets injured. Some guys say, ‘;F*ck it, I’m going to wait it out 3-4 months.’ But with me and lots of other athletes, you find your eighth or ninth gear – a gear you’ve never gone to before – and say, ‘I’m going to come back.’” – Dwayne Johnson

44. “Training for me is a metaphor for life, period. The dedication, the determination, the desire, the work ethic, the great successes and the great failures – I take that into life.” – Dwayne Johnson

45th Dwayne Johnson Quote – “My work, my goal, my life, it’s like a treadmill. And there’s no stop-button on my treadmill. Once I get on, I just keep going.” Dwayne Johnson

46. “I’ll never, ever be full. I’ll always be hungry. Obviously, I’m not talking about food. Growing up I had nothing for such a long time. Someone told me a long time ago and I’ve never forgotten it, ‘Once you’ve ever been hungry, really, really hungry, then you’ll never, ever be full.’ So I’ll always be hungry in some way, driven and motivated to get what I want.”  – Dwayne Johnson

47. “I grew up where, when a door closed, a window didn’t open. The only thing I had was cracks. I’d do everything to get through those cracks – scratch, claw, bite, push, bleed. Now the opportunity is here. The door is wide open, and it’s as big as a garage.” – Dwayne Johnson

48.Be humble. Be hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room.– Dwayne Johnson

49. “One of the most important things you can accomplish is just being yourself.” – Dwayne Johnson

50. “Blood, sweat, and respect. First two you give. Last one you earn.” – Dwayne Johnson

51. “It’s you vs. you.” – Dwayne Johnson

52. “It’s not about the car your drive. It’s about the size of your arm hanging out of the window.” – Dwayne Johnson

53. “Keep calm and shut your mouth.” – Dwayne Johnson

54. “If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.– Dwayne Johnson

55. “It’s simple. Do it.” – Dwayne Johnson

56. “I like to use the hard times of the past to motivate me today. – Dwayne Johnson

57. “You either play the game or let the game play you.” – Dwayne Johnson

58. “Unapologetically push for greater and always disrupt expectations.” – Dwayne Johnson

59. “It ain’t the 99% who’s not putting in the relentless hard work that I care about.
It’s the 1% who is.” – Dwayne Johnson

60th Dwayne Johnson Quote – “I never want to just play in the game, I want to change the way the game is played.” – Dwayne Johnson

61. “Always be you, play chess, not checkers and always play the long game.” – Dwayne Johnson

62. “By 23yrs old, I failed at achieving the biggest dream of my life. My ass was kicked and I was down – but not out. I refused to give up, got back up and pushed on.” – Dwayne Johnson

63. “Do not go gentle — cause that rent is always due.” – Dwayne Johnson

64. “Outwork all competition, be grateful for the grind, don’t run from your demons and if it ever becomes personal, then payback’s a bitch. ” – Dwayne Johnson

65. “Vision, guts and enthusiasm. Three qualities I feel you always gotta have to have a shot at success.” – Dwayne Johnson

66. “I have a little belief that success is never unrelenting. And if success is what we chase – then neither are we.” – Dwayne Johnson

67. “Success will always be driven by focus & effort — and we always control both.” – Dwayne Johnson

68. “Two hand philosophy. If I can’t earn it, then I don’t want it. My hands might be calloused up and scarred up with a knuckle or two missing (poor punching form;) but they’re mine and serve as my daily anchors for puttin’ in the work.” – Dwayne Johnson

69. “Don’t focus on the pain. Focus on the progress.” – Dwayne Johnson

70. “Sometimes you find success and sometimes you don’t, but my satisfaction is knowing I’ll always control my effort with my own two hands.” – Dwayne Johnson

71th Dwayne Johnson Quote “Check your ego at the door. The ego can be the great success inhibitor. It can kill opportunities, and it can kill success.”Dwayne Johnson

72. “Being a true badass has no weight or gender requirement – just 100% commitment to greatness.” – Dwayne Johnson

73. “Getting up at four o’clock in the morning everyday before anybody else and grounding my thought process as in the ‘no one will outwork me. no one.’ I love and respect you guys. You motherfu****s won’t out work me.” – Dwayne Johnson

74. “It all starts with this, two hands. Putting in work.”Dwayne Johnson

75. “My dad always said too that regardless of what you do in life, and where you go, respect is going to be given when it is earned, and you have to go out and earn it every single day.” – Dwayne Johnson

76. “Regardless of the success I’ve been a lucky son of a b***h to achieve, I operate every single day as if I am starving.” – Dwayne Johnson

77. “Get you’re a** kicked, get back up and you put the gloves back on and you swing away.”Dwayne Johnson

78. “What’s the key to success? The key is, there is no key. Be humble, hungry, and the hardest worker in any room.”Dwayne Johnson

79. “It’s one thing to be hungry it’s another thing when you’re starving for greatness and you’re starving for success.”Dwayne Johnson 

80. “The single most powerful thing I can be is to be myself.”Dwayne Johnson

81. “Failure’s not an option. It’s just a step.”Dwayne Johnson 

82. “Our ancestors are always watching, so as long I have a heartbeat and two capable hands – we handle business and finish the job.”Dwayne Johnson

83. “We had some rough times. We had some fighting times. And my dad always knew that there were parts of his life that were fu***ed up. And in the end, away from the noise, we had some pretty raw conversations about who he was, and who he always wanted me to be. And the good stuff is what will always be in the forefront of my mind, because I recognize that in our complicated testosterone-driven relationship, some of the best parts of me that I’ve been fortunate to share with the world I get from him. The resilience, the work ethic, the ‘No one’s gonna give it to you, so you got to get your ass out there and work it, earn respect’ type of credo, I get from him. And I will always carry that with me.”Dwayne Johnson

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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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51 Legendary Elvis Presley Quotes

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Elvis Presley’s words of wisdom through these quotes continue to inspire us to chase our dreams and never give up on our ambitions.

Elvis Presley was a true artist who believed in the power of hard work and dedication.

Let us take a cue from the King of Rock and Roll and let Elvis Presley’s quotes guide you to be the best version of yourself.

 

Here are 51 Inspirational Elvis Presley Quotes:

 

1. “I’m not trying to prove anything with my music” – Elvis Presley

 

2. “I don’t want to be a figurehead, I just want to be an instrument of God” – Elvis Presley

 

3. “I don’t want to be just a memory” – Elvis Presley

 

4. “A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It’s my favorite part of the business, live concerts.” – Elvis Presley

 

5. “I’m just a simple country boy at heart.” – Elvis Presley

 

6. “My work is my life, I put everything I am into it” – Elvis Presley

 

7. “I’m just trying to do the best I can” – Elvis Presley

 

8. “I’m not the kind of person who tries to be cool or trendy. I’m definitely an individual.” – Elvis Presley

 

9. “I’m just an ordinary person who has become a king” – Elvis Presley

 

10. “I’m not the kind of person who tries to be cool or trendy. I’m definitely an individual.” – Elvis Presley

 

11. “I’m the king of rock and roll, but I didn’t invent it” – Elvis Presley

 

12. “I’m not trying to be sexy. It’s just my way of expressing myself when I move around.” – Elvis Presley

 

13. “I’m not the kind of person who tries to be cool or trendy. I’m definitely an individual.” – Elvis Presley

 

14. “I’m just an entertainer, that’s all.” – Elvis Presley

 

15. “I try to give my audience a little of what they came for, a little of what they didn’t expect.” – Elvis Presley

 

16. “I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning… Every day I find something creative to do with my life.” – Elvis Presley

 

17. “The only thing that can change my mind is a better idea.” – Elvis Presley

 

18. “I don’t think I have ever been as relaxed on stage as I am now.” – Elvis Presley

 

19. “I’m just a simple country boy at heart.” – Elvis Presley

 

20. “I just want to be remembered as a good performer.” – Elvis Presley

 

21. “I’ve left my mark, and I hope it’s a good one” – Elvis Presley

 

22. “If you can’t find a good companion to walk with, walk alone, like an elephant roaming the jungle. It is better to be alone than to be with those who will hinder your progress.” – Elvis Presley

 

23. “I’m not a politician. I’m just an entertainer” – Elvis Presley

 

24. “I’m a one-man army” – Elvis Presley

 

25. “I’m not the kind of person who tries to be cool or trendy. I’m definitely an individual.” – Elvis Presley

 

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26. “I’m just an ordinary person who has become a king.” – Elvis Presley

 

27. “I’m not trying to prove anything with my music.” – Elvis Presley

 

28. “I don’t want to be a figurehead, I just want to be an instrument of God.” – Elvis Presley

 

29. “I don’t want to be just a memory.” – Elvis Presley

 

30. “I’m just trying to do the best I can.” – Elvis Presley

 

31. “I’m not a perfectionist, but I like to feel that things are done well.” – Elvis Presley

 

32. “I’m the first one to say I’ve made a lot of mistakes, but I’ve also had a lot of successes.” – Elvis Presley

 

33. “I’m always looking for new ways to express myself and push the boundaries of what I can do.” – Elvis Presley

 

34. “I’m not afraid to take risks and try new things, even if it means going against the norm.” – Elvis Presley

 

35. “I’m not just a singer, I’m an entertainer. I want to give my audience a show they’ll never forget.” – Elvis Presley

 

36. “I’m not in the music business for the fame or the money, I’m in it because I love it.” – Elvis Presley

 

37. “I’m not just a musician, I’m a storyteller. I want to take my audience on a journey through my songs.” – Elvis Presley

 

38. “I don’t believe in being a one-hit wonder. I want to have a long and successful career.” – Elvis Presley

 

39. “I’m not just a performer, I’m a student of music. I’m always learning and growing as an artist.” – Elvis Presley

 

40. “I’m not just a singer, I’m a performer. I want to give my audience an experience they’ll never forget.” – Elvis Presley

 

41. “Some people tap their feet, some people snap their fingers, and some people sway back and forth. I just sorta do ‘em all together, I guess.” – Elvis Presley

 

42. “Man, I was tame compared to what they do now. Are you kidding? I didn’t do anything but just jiggle.” – Elvis Presley

 

43. “…the image is one thing and the human being is another…it’s very hard to live up to an image.” – Elvis Presley

 

44. “I ain’t no saint, but I’ve tried never to do anything that would hurt my family or offend God…I figure all any kid needs is hope and the feeling he or she belongs. If I could do or say anything that would give some kid that feeling, I would believe I had contributed something to the world.” – Elvis Presley

 

45. “Don’t criticize what you don’t understand, son. You never walked in that man’s shoes.” – Elvis Presley

 

46. “When I was a child, ladies and gentlemen, I was a dreamer. I read comic books and I was the hero of the comic book. I saw movies and I was the hero in the movie. So every dream I ever dreamed has come true a hundred times…I learned very early in life that: ‘Without a song, the day would never end; without a song, a man ain’t got a friend; without a song, the road would never bend – without a song.’ So I keep singing a song. Goodnight. Thank you.” – Elvis Presley

 

47. “A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It’s my favorite part of the business – live concerts.” – Elvis Presley

 

48. “The first time that I appeared on stage, it scared me to death. I really didn’t know what all the yelling was about. I didn’t realize that my body was moving. It’s a natural thing to me. So to the manager backstage I said, ‘What’d I do? What’d I do?’ And he said “Whatever it is, go back and do it again.” – Elvis Presley

 

49. “We do two shows a night for five weeks. A lotta times we’ll go upstairs and sing until daylight – gospel songs. We grew up with it…It more or less puts your mind at ease. It does mine.” – Elvis Presley

 

50. “I’ve never gotten over what they call stagefright. I go through it every show. I’m pretty concerned, I’m pretty much thinking about the show. I never get completely comfortable with it, and I don’t let the people around me get comfortable with it, in that I remind them that it’s a new crowd out there, it’s a new audience, and they haven’t seen us before. So it’s got to be like the first time we go on.” – Elvis Presley

 

51. “‘Til we meet again, may God bless you. Adios.” – Elvis Presley

 

Elvis Presley’s legacy lives on as a true icon of music and entertainment:

He left an indelible mark on the world with his unique style and undeniable talent. Elvis broke barriers and set the standard for generations to come, and his influence can still be felt in music today. He truly was the King of Rock and Roll, and his legacy will continue to inspire for many years to come.

 

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