90 Motivational Eric Thomas Quotes For Success In Life

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Eric D. Thomas (born September 3, 1970 is an American motivational speaker, author, and minister, who was born in Chicago and was brought up in Detroit, Speeches by Thomas are popular on YouTube. However thanks to a preacher who helped him turn his life around and he obtained his undergraduate degree and now focuses on helping others change their life.

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His wise thoughts, speeches, and quotes reflect a positive attitude and how focus, discipline, hard work, can lead you to your goals and be successful. His encouraging words put light on various aspects of love, life, success, education, willpower, friendship, family, and more. Let’s read through his wise words of wisdom and inspire to be the best versions of yourself.

Eric Thomas Quotes

  1. “Stop sabotaging yourself.”                                                                                                                             
    Eric Thomas Motivational Quotes
    Eric Thomas Motivational Quotes

  2. “I’m intoxicated on success!”                                                                                                               
    Eric Thomas Quotes On Success
    Eric Thomas Quotes On Success

  3. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”                                                                                               
    Eric Thomas Quote Poster
    Eric Thomas Quote Poster

  4. “It’s not easy, but it’s simple.”                                                                                                                 
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    ET Motivational Quotes

  5. “Stop whining, start grinding.”                                                                                                           
    Eric Thomas Grind Quotes
    Eric Thomas Grind Quotes

  6. “At the end of pain is success.”                                                                                                                     
    Encouraging Eric Thomas Sayings
    Encouraging Eric Thomas Sayings

  7. “Avoid being your own enemy.”

  8. “Be stronger than your excuses.”                                                                                                                                           
    Top Eric Thomas Quotes
    Top Eric Thomas Quotes

  9. “Let them sleep while you grind. Let them party while you work. The difference will show.”                                                                                                                                   
    Inspiring Eric Thomas Quotes
    Inspiring Eric Thomas Quotes

  10. “Information changes situations.”

  11. “If you can look up, you can get up.”                                                                                             
    Inspirational Quotes By Eric Thomas
    Inspirational Quotes By Eric Thomas

  12. “I use pain to push me to greatness.”                                                                                                             
    Eric Thomas Quote of the Day
    Eric Thomas Quote of the Day

  13. “A setback is a setup for a comeback.”                                                                                     
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    ET Hip Hop Preacher Quotes

  14. “If it was easy, everybody would do it.”                                                                                       
    Eric Thomas Famous Quotes
    Eric Thomas Famous Quotes

  15. “I dare you to take a little pain. I dare you!”                                                                                 
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    Eric Thomas Quotes Images

  16. “Look in the mirror, that’s your competition.”                                                                                   
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    Wallpapers Eric Thomas Quotes

  17. “Some of you have never learned to grow up!”

  18. “Some of you need to give up your cell phone!”

  19. “No alarm clock needed, my passion wakes me.”                                                                             
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    Best Eric Thomas Quotes

  20. “Done is better than perfect if perfect ain’t done.”

  21. “At some point in life you have to face your fears.”

  22. “I’ve got a dream that’s worth more than my sleep.”                                                                 
    Eric Thomas Quotes On Sleep
    Eric Thomas Quotes On Sleep

  23. “Winners focus on winning. Losers focus on winners.”                                                                       
    Eric Thomas Quotes About Focus
    Eric Thomas Quotes About Focus

  24. “Fall in love with the process and the results will come”

  25. “Everybody has a dream, but not everybody has a grind.”                                                                             
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    Greatness Eric Thomas Quotes

  26. “An eagle uses the storm to reach unimaginable heights.”

  27. “We all have the ability to produce greatness in our lives.”

  28. “I don’t care if you’re a gazelle or a lion, when the sun is up! You better get to running!” – Eric Thomas

  29. “Practice doesn’t make perfect. Practice makes permanence!”

  30. “You are the executive director and screenwriter of your life.”

  31. “Most of you don’t want success as much as you want to sleep!”

  32. “Apply the ABC’s of success to your life. Ask, Believe and Claim It.”                                           
    Motivational Eric Thomas Quotes
    Motivational Eric Thomas Quotes

  33. “Stop being average. You’re not even good. You were born to be great.”

  34. “It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.”

  35. “Everybody wants to be a beast, until it’s time to do what real beasts do.”                                   
    Eric Thomas Beast Quotes
    Eric Thomas Beast Quotes

  36. “The only way to get out of mediocrity is to keep shooting for excellence.”                                                   
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    Eric Thomas Quotes 2021

  37. “I don’t ever want you to settle for another average day in your life again.”

  38. “Success is not for the weak and uncommitted… Sometimes it’s gonna hurt!”

  39. “Only those who risk going too far, can possibly find out how far one can go.”

  40. “Desire and imagination have the potential to position a person for greatness.”

  41. “Don’t cry to quit! You already in pain, you already hurt! Get a reward from it!”

  42. “I dare you to be great. I challenge you to be great in every single thing you do.”

  43. “If you’re going to go to your next level, your values are going to have to change.”

  44. “Stop the blame game. Stop! Stop looking out the window and look in the mirror!”

  45. “When you’re great! You attract great! When you’re average! You attract average.”

  46. “It’s about optimal movement. Decisive movement. The most effective movement.”

  47. “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.”                                                                                                                                       
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    Eric Thomas Quotes

  48. “I don’t care if you broke, you grew up broke… you grew up rich. You only get 24 hrs!”

  49. “You can get through this. You are bigger than your pain, don’t give up, don’t give in.”

  50. “Don’t make a habit out of choosing what feels good over what’s actually good for you.”

  51. “I do not take constructive criticism from people who have never constructed anything.”                                                                                                                           
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    Eric Thomas Quotes Pictures

  52. “Most of you won’t be successful because when you’re studying and you get tired, you quit!”

  53. “I’m not the smartest. But you will not out work me! I wake up every morning at 3 o’clock!”

  54. “The difference between those who succeed and fail: not taking advantage of opportunities.”

  55. “The problem is, you get more excited talking about it than you do when you actually doing it!”

  56. “You ain’t average! But you know what? You’re playing small because it’s easier to be average.”

  57. “I’m exactly where I wanted to be because I realized, I gotta commit my very being to this thing.”

  58. “Listen to me: You’ll never be successful until I don’t have to give you a dime to do what you do.”

  59. “Can you honestly say the environment(s) you are in will yield the kind of harvest you are expecting?”

  60. “Things change for the better when we take responsibility for our own thoughts, decisions and actions.”

  61. “This is what I’m saying, take advantage of opportunity, because if you do, doors are going to open up for you.”

  62. “God has a purpose for your pain, a reason for your struggles and a reward for your faithfulness. Don’t give up.”                                                                                               
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    Eric Thomas Tshirt Quotes

  63. “You got an opportunity to make a dream become a reality – and when you do, you just got to take advantage of it.”

  64. “You can’t cheat the grind, it knows hows much you’ve invested, it won’t give you nothing you haven’t worked for.”

  65. “Like for real, you can start from the bottom, and by the grace of God, work your way all the way up to the top man.”

  66. “The most important thing is this: To be able at any moment, to sacrifice what you are, for what you will become!”

  67. “The competitive edge is not something that… it’s not the top tier management… it’s not something that they give you.”

  68. “I was homeless for two and half years. And the problem with most of you, you’ve never felt any pain before. Y’all spoiled.”

  69. “Maybe, just maybe, I was pointing the finger because it was easier to make excuses than it was to make adjustments.”

  70. “I’m that guy that comes in your high school and tells you, you can make it happen! Greatness is upon you! You better act like it!”

  71. “I’m here to tell you, number one, that most of you say you want to be successful, but you don’t want it bad, you just kinda want it.”

  72. “It’s realizing that a great dream is not as good as a great memory. The dream can be had by anyone. The memory – must be made.”

  73. “Success, meaningful success, begins when we take ownership and actively take responsibility for our part in the shortcomings of our life.”

  74. “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.”

  75. “It’s not about where you come from; it’s about heart! You come to a place where, you know, being smart ain’t enough. You gotta have heart”

  76. “When you get to a place where you don’t go for what you can get, but you go for what you can give, you gonna see your life change tremendously.”

  77. “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.”

  78. “There is nothing wrong with dreaming big dreams, just know that all roads that lead to success have to pass through Hard work Boulevard at some point.”

  79. “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!”

  80. “Be more intentional about the direction we allow our minds to go. Meaning, when you catch yourself thinking negatively, stop! Redirect to something positive.”

  81. “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.”

  82. “Listen to me, even when you lose, it’s OK to lose, but you can never get comfortable with it. You can never be satisfied with losing. When you lose, it’s got to hurt.”

  83. “What you envision in your mind, how you see yourself, and how you envision the world around you is of great importance because those things become your focus.”                                                                                                                                                   
    Quotes By Eric Thomas
    Quotes By Eric Thomas

  84. “My greatest asset is I was homeless. So, I can’t feel a whole lot of pain. I’ve already been alone. There’s not a whole of hurt I can feel, on a little paper, on a little test.”

  85. “I started studying. I wasn’t watching the game no more. I wanted to study what was in Michael Jordan. I’m like “What’s in Michael Jordan? Michael Jordan got something in him?”

  86. “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 takes its place. If I quit, however, it will last forever.”                                                                                                                 
    Eric Thomas Quotes Pain Is Temporary
    Eric Thomas Quotes Pain Is Temporary

  87. “You know school ain’t my first love, but we gotta get in here and do it so that young people can know that for real it’s past possible, there’s absolutely nothing that we can’t accomplish.”

  88. “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.”

  89. “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.”

  90. “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!”

  91. “If it takes a boring Biology class, then I’m taking Biology. If I gotta go through Calculus to make my family get to a level they’ve never been too, then Calculus watch your back! Cause your boy is coming.”

  92. “Because the time you spend on your cell phone, could be used for your success. The time you could be using to be successful, you’re using on the cell! And the cell phone is not bringing you nothing but a bill!”

  93. “I’ve been trying to tell y’all, its’s not your circumstances or situation, that determines if you gonna be successful or not. I’ve been telling you it’s your mindset! It’s the way you see it. It’s the way you think it right!”

  94. “Sleep? “I don’t sleep.” You thought that was it? It goes deeper than going without sleep because you might miss the opportunity to succeed. No, no, no! It’s about No Days Off! No weekends! No Holidays! No Birthdays!”

  95. “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.”

  96. “It’s one thing to talk about your destiny. It’s one thing to dream about your destiny. It’s one thing to look at your destiny. But it’s another thing – it is another thing – to make the decisions. To wake up when you know you supposed to wake up!”

  97. “Listen to me! No, to sleep when you should be working out. Saying no, to quitting when you still got a hundred more shots to make. Saying no, when your body says stop, but you put in fifty more push ups! You can’t just talk about it! You gotta be about it!”

  98. “If you’re just reading the book she told you to read, you’re getting beat! You read what she told you to read and then you ask her what she reading, cause if you don’t get what she’s reading, she’s gonna always be the teacher, and you’re always gonna be the student!”

  99. “If you’re not where you are. If you’re not where you want to be. If you don’t have what you want, want to have. If you’re not where you think you should be at this particular place. It has nothing to do with the system, but it has everything to do with the fact that you’re not making the sacrifice.”

  100. “Bottom line, I removed myself from the victim mentality and took control of my life. I’m not just going to take responsibility for the success in my life – I’m going to take responsibility for the failures in my life. When you’re willing to accept that you’re the problem, you immediately become the solution.”

  101. “You will never ever be successful, until you turn your pain into greatness, until you allow your pain to push you from where you are to push you to where you need to be. Stop running from your pain and embrace your pain. Your pain is going to be a part of your prize, a part of your product. I challenge you to push yourself.”

  102. “When you have something good… When you have something good, you don’t play with it! You don’t take chances with it! You don’t take risks with it! When you got something good, you get every single thing you can get out of it! Because guess what? When you take care of something good, that something good takes care of you.”

  103. “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.”

  104. “I’m here to tell you today, that the reason why God is allowing you to go through what he’s allowing you to go through, cause you been too smooth and you ain’t going as far as he needs you to go. And so God is allowing you to go up the rough side of the mountain not so he could hurt you, or break you. But God is trying to change, he’s trying to redesign you! And so every trial you go through, every tribulation you go through, every setback you go through, God is redesigning you and putting more dimples on you baby, so you can go farther!”

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