David Goggins Quotes

80 David Goggins Quotes

David Goggins is a retired Navy SEAL, ultramarathon runner, ultra-distance cyclist, triathlete, public speaker and published author. Here are best David Goggins Quotes to inspire you. This former Navy SEAL will teach you more about motivation, discipline, and inner strength than any motivational speaker I know.

David Goggins Quotes

  1. “We all have the ability to come from nothing to something.” – David Goggins

David Goggins Quotes

  1. “The most important conversations you’ll ever have are the ones you’ll have with yourself.” – David Goggins

David Goggins Quote

  1. “Stop looking for a sign that the hard time will end.” – David Goggins

Quotes by David Goggins

  1. “Always be ready to adjust, recalibrate, and stay after it to become better, somehow.” – David Goggins
  2. “We are training kids and people to be soft, in a world that continuously gets harder.” – David Goggins
  3. “The bottom line is that life is one big mind game. The only person you are playing against is yourself.” – David Goggins
  4. “Don’t stop when you’re tired, stop when you’re done.” – David Goggins
  5. “The number one purpose in life, is to better oneself.” – David Goggins
  6. “Suffering is a test. That’s all it is. Suffering is the true test of life.” – David Goggins
  7. “It’s a lot more than mind over matter. It takes relentless self-discipline to schedule suffering into your day, every day.” – David Goggins
  8. “It’s going to be hard work, discipline, and the non-cognitive skills – hard work, dedication, sacrifice – that will set you apart.” – David Goggins
  9. “Denial is the ultimate comfort zone.” – David Goggins
  10. “Life isn’t supposed to be fair, much less bend to your every whim.” – David Goggins
  11. “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. That’s just nature.” – David Goggins
  12. “When you think that you are done, you’re only 40% into what your body’s capable of doing. That’s just the limits that we put on ourselves.” – David Goggins
  13. “Mental toughness is a lifestyle.” – David Goggins
  14. “People take classes on self-help, mental toughness, breathing control – the only way to get tougher is to put yourself in hellacious situations.” – David Goggins
  15. “I thought I’d solved a problem when really I was creating new ones by taking the path of least resistance.” – David Goggins
  16. “The only way to achieve greatness in life is to have patience, consistency, and discipline.” – David Goggins
  17. “You have to be willing to go to war with yourself and create a whole new identity.” – David Goggins
  18. “You are in danger of living a life so comfortable and soft, that you will die without ever realizing your true potential.” – David Goggins
  19. “Our culture has become hooked on the quick-fix, the life hack, efficiency. Everyone is on the hunt for that simple action algorithm that nets maximum profit with the least amount of effort.” – David Goggins
  20. “Life is one big tug of war between mediocrity and trying to find your best self.” – David Goggins
  21. “Everybody comes to a point in their life when they want to quit. But it’s what you do at that moment that determines who you are.” – David Goggins
  22. “Know why you’re in the fight to stay in the fight.” – David Goggins
  23. “The more things you can do to get outside of that zone that makes you feel good, the stronger your mind is going to get. It’s not fun, but now my mind is used to it.” – David Goggins
  24. “Pain unlocks a secret doorway in the mind, one that leads to both peak performance, and beautiful silence.” – David Goggins
  25. “Never be ashamed of anything you’ve done in your life. Face it, fix it, make it better.” – David Goggins
  26. “It will always be up to you to find the lesson in every shitty situation and use it to become stronger, wiser, and better.” – David Goggins
  27. “Life is the most brutal endurance sport of all time.” – David Goggins
  28. “It’s about gaining control of your mind, putting things back in the proper perspective, and then saying, “I really do want to be here.”” – David Goggins
  29. “You’re gonna experience involuntary hardships in life, so might as well preapre by experiencing voluntary hardships.” – David Goggins
  30. “No one is going to come help you. No one is coming to save you.” – David Goggins
  31. “From the time you take your first breath, you become eligible to die. You also become eligible to find your greatness and become the one warrior.” – David Goggins
  32. “A prepared mind craves the worst conditions because it knows that pressure brings out its best.” – David Goggins
  33. “In a world where mediocrity is often the standard, my life’s mission is to become uncommon amongst the uncommon.” – David Goggins
  34. “Become a savage and live life on your own terms.” – David Goggins
  35. “My happiness is my reflection on the suffering during my journey and knowing that I never quit nor was I guided by anybody on this earth.” – David Goggins
  36. “It’s possible to transcend anything that doesn’t kill you.” – David Goggins
  37. “You have to build calluses on your brain just like how you build calluses on your hands. Calluses your mind through pain and suffering.” – David Goggins
  38. “In every failure a lot of good things will have happened, and we must acknowledge them.” – David Goggins
  39. “We’re either getting better or we’re getting worse.” – David Goggins
  40. “There’s got to be someone who demonstrates greatness and makes everyone around them think differently.” – David Goggins
  41. “My work ethic is the single most important factor in all of my accomplishments.” – David Goggins
  42. “To grow you must suffer.” – David Goggins
  43. “Analyze your schedule, kill your empty habits, burn out the bullshit, and see what’s left.” – David Goggins
  44. “The human body can withstand and accomplish a hell of a lot more than most of us think possible, and that it all begins and ends in the mind.” – David Goggins
  45. “We can’t control all the variables in our lives. It’s about what we do with opportunities revoked or presented to us that determine how a story ends.” – David Goggins
  46. “If you’re willing to suffer, and I mean suffer, your brain and body once connected together, can do anything.” – David Goggins
  47. “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.” – David Goggins
  48. “Failure is an option. It’s what you do with the failure that makes you who you are. Our failures mold us. I have failed at several things in my life. What sets some of us apart, is that when we fail, we can’t sleep at night. It haunts us until we have our time at redemption.” – David Goggins
  49. “The only way we can change is to be real with ourselves.” – David Goggins
  50. “If you can see yourself doing something, you can do it. If you can’t see yourself doing it, usually you can’t achieve it.” – David Goggins
  51. “You cannot be afraid to disappoint people. You have to live the life you want to live.” – David Goggins
  52. “There is no more time to waste. Hours and days evaporate like creeks in the desert.” – David Goggins
  53. “They don’t know me.” – David Goggins
  54. “Where most people quit, I had just started.” – David Goggins
  55. “A good human being, a fulfilled human being, doesn’t need to break anyone down. All they want to do is build you up. So anybody you meet that calls you out of your name, that bullies you, that messes you up, that makes you feel not lifted, they are dealing with something deep rooted.” – David Goggins
  56. “That phone is the biggest distraction in the world.” – David Goggins
  57. “Nobody cares what you did yesterday. What have you done today to better yourself?” – David Goggins
  58. “Success begins when you push beyond your comfort zone, when you embrace the pain, and when you never back down from the challenge.” – David Goggins
  59. “You will not find toughness in a comfortable environment.” – David Goggins
  60. “If you can get through things that you hate to do, on the other side is greatness.” – David Goggins
  61. “The only thing more contagious than a good attitude is a bad one.” – David Goggins
  62. “It is a lifelong quest for more knowledge, more courage, more humility, and more belief. Because when you summon the strength and discipline to live like that, the only thing limiting your horizons is you.” – David Goggins
  63. “It’s so easy to be great today because most people are weak.” – David Goggins
  64. “No matter who you are, who your parents are or were, where you live, what you do for a living, or how much money you have, you’re probably living at about 40 percent of your true capability.” – David Goggins
  65. “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!” – David Goggins
  66. “If you want to master the mind and remove your governor, you’ll have to become addicted to hard work. Because passion and obsession, even talent, are only useful tools if you have the work ethic to back them up.” – David Goggins
  67. “You’ll never meet a hater that’s better than you.” – David Goggins
  68. “No matter how much you improve, no matter how much you change who you are, it’s not permanent.” – David Goggins
  69. “Show people, don’t tell people.” – David Goggins
  70. “You are always the purpose.” – David Goggins
  71. “The hero is you.” – David Goggins
  72. “How long will you allow your past to hold you back before you finally take control of your future? David Goggins
  73. “Stop being a person who looks for the attention, the praise, and the applause. You have to know that you put the work in, not just on your body, but most importantly, on your mind.” – David Goggins
  74. “The worst thing that can happen to a man is to become civilized.” – David Goggins
  75. “Small minds and weak people kill big dreams.” – David Goggins
  76. “The hard part is getting to that point, because the ticket to victory often comes down to bringing your very best when you feel your worst.” – David Goggins
  77. “Be someone you are proud of.” – David Goggins

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