Hustle and Heart: Powerful Quotes To Keep You Going

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”

– John D. Rockafellar

“You gotta run more than your mouth to escape the treadmill of mediocrity.  A true hustler jogs during the day and sleepwalks at night.”

Jarod Kintz

“When we get our sense of self from only one place, when something goes wrong and the inevitable happens, it can crush you emotionally, spiritually and physically. So it’s important not to believe you are defined by one place, one relationship or one thing, and to find ways to keep your sense of self strong.”


“The only way you can measure your success is by reflecting and seeing what you want out of the experience. And the journey is just as much a part of the success you seek out.”

– Jessica Alba

“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.”

-Oprah Winfrey

“If you’re chasing your dream, you’re not running fast enough. Run faster.”

– Sean Combs

“I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.”

– Audre Lorde

“I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of, ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.”

– Marissa Mayer

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Be not afraid of going slowly. Be afraid only of standing still.”

– Chinese proverb

“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”

– Lao Tzu

“Some people want it to happen, some people wish it would happen, others make it happen.”

 Michael Jordan

“The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there.”

– Vince Lombardi

“I want the peace in knowing that it wasn’t for lack of hustling that I missed a target for my dream. I want to know that the one thing in my control was under control.”

– Jon Acuff

“Life-fulfilling work is never about the money–when you feel true passion for something, you instinctively find ways to nurture it.”

-Eileen Fisher

The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don’t give up.”

-Robert Tew

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.”

– Muhammad Ali

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.”


“Good things happen to those who hustle.”

Anias Nin

“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.”

–Stephen King

“Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.”

– Oprah Winfrey

“Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work – and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.”

– Lucille Ball

“The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.”

– Robert Green Ingersoll

“Sometimes it takes LOSING EVERYTHING you have to finally grow and find yourself.”


“You can’t be brave if you’ve only have wonderful things happen to you.”

– Mary Tyler Moore

“The hustle brings the dollar. The experience brings the knowledge. The persistence brings success.”

-Ross Simmonds

“Our job is not to deny the story, but to defy the ending—to rise strong, recognize our story, and rumble with the truth until we get to a place where we think, Yes. This is what happened. And I will choose how the story ends.”

– Brené Brown

“I thought faith would say, ‘I’ll take away the pain and discomfort,’ but what it ended up saying was, ‘I’ll sit with you in it.”

-Brene Brown

“Most times my inner voice tells me in a flash what I want and need, and whom to trust. I’m learning to honor that inner voice.”

– Lisa Hunt

“I’m never worried about having enough inspiration. I’m worried that one lifetime will never be enough to execute it all.”

-Genevieve Gorder

“The biggest lesson I’ve learned is to prepare for the long haul, the rise and fall, and let neither define your sense of self.”

– Karen Young

“The world could always use more people who are interested in lifting up others, not only themselves.”

-Christy Turlington Burns

“I’ve learned that  the word “no” has many meanings and is not necessarily a negative thing.”

– Miko Branch

“The world needs your voice, so stop trying to fit someone else’s idea of who you re. Make them look you dead in the eye; make them know you.”

– Danielle Henderson

“We all get knocked down- what matters is resilience. The ability to learn from a stumble, regain momentum, and reinvent, if necessary.”

-Dominique Browning

“You are more than the worst thing you’re ever done.”

-Ashley C. Ford



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6 Comments Add yours

  1. justnitablog says:

    I Love All Of Them. Thanks For Sharing.


    1. Thanks for reading! ❤

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Shaterica says:

    This is so awesome! I love them.


  3. Shy Pam says:

    I’m writing most of these in my journal! ❤️♥️! Thank you for this! 💕


    1. Thank you for reading Shy! ❤


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