24 Amazing, Inspirational & Motivating Eric Thomas Quotes

inspirational eric thomas quotes

  1. Your relationships will either make you or break you and there is no such thing as a neutral relationship. People either inspire you to greatness or pull you down in the gutter, it’s that simple. No one fails alone, and no one succeeds alone.
  2. Pain is temporary. It may last for a minute, or an hour or a day, or even a year. But eventually, it will subside. And something else take its place. If I quit, however, it will last forever.
  3. I wanted to surround myself with the kind of people who could help me turn my life around; people whom I could rub up against like iron and be sharpened.
  4. I have learned over the years that the higher the level of emotion, the lower the level of reasoning. For example, if your emotions are at the highest level of 10, your ability to reason is at a 0. If it’s a 9 then your reasoning is a 1. I am not suggesting that emotions don’t have their place, but taking actions based purely on emotions is dangerous and could cost you everything.
  5. Both desire and imagination are stored in the mind of the individual and when stretched, both have the potential to position a person for greatness.
  6. If you can look up, you can get up.
  7. Success, meaningful success, begins when we take ownership and actively take responsibility for our part in the shortcomings of our life.
  8. Only those who risk going too far, can possible find out how far one can go.
  9. It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.
  10. You can’t sleep. Broke people sleep. You got to be willing to sacrifice sleep, if you sleep you may miss the opportunity to be successful.
  11. Sometimes it ain’t about being the most talented. Sometimes it ain’t about being the smartest. Sometimes it’s not even about working the hardest. Sometimes it’s about consistency! Consistency!
  12. It’s realizing that a great dream is not as a good as a great memory. The dream can be had by anyone. The memory must be made.
  13. Don’t make a habit out of choosing what feels good over what’s actually good for you.
  14. Don’t cry to quit! You already in pain, you already hurt! Get a reward from it!
  15. I learned that a real friendship is not about what you can get, but what you can give. Real friendship is about making sacrifices and investing in people to help them improve their lives.
  16. You’ll never be successful until I don’t have to give you a dime to do what you do.
  17. At some point in life you have to face your fears.
  18. The most important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what you are for what you will become!
  19. Success is never on discount! Greatness is never on sale! Greatness is never half off! It’s all or nothing! It’s all day, every day! Greatness is never on discount!
  20. Apply the ABC’s of success to your life. Ask, Believe and Claim It.
  21. Don’t think about what can happen in a month. Don’t think about what can happen in a year. Just focus on the 24 hours in front of you and do what you can to get closer to where you want to be.
  22. All men are created equal some work harder in preseason.
  23. You wanna shine like a diamond. You gotta get cut like a diamond.
  24. The only way to get out of mediocrity is to keep shooting for excellence.


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