40 Motivational David Goggins Quotes To Help You Push Your Limits

40 Motivational David Goggins Quotes To Help You Push Your Limits

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David Goggins was born(February 17, 1975) and brought up in Buffalo, New York. He retired from the United States Navy SEAL and served in the Iraq War as a United States Air Force Tactical Air Control Party member.

Goggins is an ultra-distance cyclist, ultramarathon runner, public speaker, triathlete and author. He was named “Hero of Running” in 2008 by Runner’s World. He wrote his memoir called Can’t Hurt Me, which was released in 2018. David Goggins completed 4030 pull-ups and set the Guinness World Record in 2013 for most pull-ups in 24 hours.

Turtle Quotes brought you these David Goggins motivational quotes to help you push your limits!

Motivational David Goggins Quotes

“You have to build calluses on your brain just like how you build calluses on your hands. Callus your mind through pain and suffering.”

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“In order for me to be the person that I wanted to become, I saw myself as the weakest person (that God) ever created. I wanted to change that into being the hardest man ever created.”

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“Everything in life is a mind game! Whenever we get swept under by life’s dramas, large and small, we are forgetting that no matter how bad the pain gets, no matter how harrowing the torture, all bad things end.”

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“It won’t always go your way, so you can’t get trapped in this idea that just because you’ve imagined a possibility for yourself that you somehow deserve it. Your entitled mind is dead weight. Cut it loose. Don’t focus on what you think you deserve. Take aim on what you are willing to earn!”

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“Every morning in our lives, we have a choice to make. You have the choice to stay in bed and say ‘Forget it, I’m not going to work out today.’ or ‘Forget it, I’m not going to work hard today.’ That’s your choice that you make every single day of your life. Make the right decision.”

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40 Motivational David Goggins Quotes To Help You Push Your Limits
“The Buddha famously said that life is suffering. I’m not a Buddhist, but I know what he meant and so do you. To exist in this world, we must contend with humiliation, broken dreams, sadness, and loss.”

“It’s easier to accept the fact that you’re just not good enough. We all have a lot more than we think we have.”

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“Motivation is crap. Motivation comes and goes. When you’re driven, whatever is in front of you will get destroyed.”

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Always be willing to embrace ignorance, because that is the only way to expand your body of knowledge and body of work. It’s the only way to expand your mind.”

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“We are all great. No matter if you think you’re dumb, fat, been bullied, we all have greatness. You gotta find the courage. It’s going to be hard work, discipline, and the non-cognitive skills – hard work, dedication, sacrifice – that will set you apart.”

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“We have the ability to go in such a space, if you’re willing to suffer, and I mean suffer, your brain and body once connected together, can do anything.”

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“You are stopping you, you are giving up instead of getting hard.”

“You will never learn from people if you always tap dance around the truth.”

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“In the military we always say we don’t rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training.”

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“I thought I’d solved a problem when really I was creating new ones by taking the path of least resistance.”

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“No one is going to come help you. No one’s coming to save you.”

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“We’re either getting better or we’re getting worse.”

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40 Motivational David Goggins Quotes To Help You Push Your Limits
“Denial is the ultimate comfort zone.”

“Even if you are hurting, never let your competition see the look of defeat or even vulnerability on your face.”

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“When you fall down, focus on the solution, not the problem. You might quit or fail 100 times. Keep that clear picture of where you want to be.”

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“Teach yourself that it isn’t ok to take the easy way out. Make sure you are bothered by the things you set out to do but did not complete or make time for in the day.”

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“I understand the temptation to sell short, but I also know that impulse is driven by your mind’s desire for comfort, and it’s not telling you the truth. It’s your identity trying to find sanctuary, not help you grow. It’s looking for status quo, not reaching for greatness.”

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“You are in danger of living a life so comfortable and soft, that you will die without ever realising your true potential.”

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“You can will yourself to do almost anything you want.”

“It’s a lot more than mind over matter. It takes relentless self discipline to schedule suffering into your day, every day.”

David Goggins

“Success is based off of your willingness to work your ass off no matter what obstacles are in your way.”

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“Be true to whoever or whatever you are and wear it like a badge of honour. Fit in with one person and one person only: yourself.”

David Goggins

“Don’t limit expectations of yourself and settle for anything less than what you are truly capable of achieving.”

David Goggins

“We live in a world where a lot of people need goals, motivation, and a lot of other words to get started. It’s just a big excuse to not get started.”

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40 Motivational David Goggins Quotes To Help You Push Your Limits
“Life isn’t always about doing the things we like to do. It’s about doing things we have to do.”

“When you think that you are done, you’re only 40% in to what your body’s capable of doing. That’s just the limits that we put on ourselves.”

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“It’s about what we do with opportunities revoked or presented to us that determine how a story ends.”

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“Only you can master your mind, which is what it takes to live a bold life filled with accomplishments most people consider beyond their capability.”

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“A lot of us don’t know about another world that exists for us because it’s on the other side of suffering. That’s the real growth in life.”

David Goggins

“People take classes on self-help, mental toughness, breathing control – the only way to get tougher is to put yourself in hellacious situations.”

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40 Motivational David Goggins Quotes To Help You Push Your Limits
“Suffering is a test. That’s all it is. Suffering is the true test of life.”

“Most of this generation quits the second they get talked to. It’s so easy to be great nowadays because most people are just weak, If you have any mental toughness, any fraction of self-discipline – the ability to not want to do it, but still do it – you’ll be successful.”

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“If you’re not physically and mentally prepared for what life is going to throw at you, then you’re just going to crumble, And then, you’re no good to nobody.”

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“But what put distance between me and almost everybody else in that platoon is that I didn’t let my desire for comfort rule me.”

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“Pain unlocks a secret doorway in the mind, one that leads to both peak performance, and beautiful silence.”

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David Goggins is an inspiration and a constant motivational source for so many youngsters out there. Many people like to follow his 40 per cent rule, which he has shared in his memoir and in his public speeches. I hope these David Goggins quotes have provided you with the necessary dose of motivation.

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