100 Best Eric Thomas Quotes To Motivate You To Achieve

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Eric Thomas is a motivational speaker and an author.

He has a Ph.D. in Education Administration from Michigan State University. Motivational Eric Thomas quotes and speeches are widely popular on YouTube.

Shooting for excellence, Eric was also a professional American football player, who wanted to be successful as bad as you want. He played for the Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, and New York Jets. He is also known as 'ET, the hip hop preacher'. In the following article, you will find successful Eric Thomas quotes about never giving up.

If you like this article about Eric Thomas quotes, from 'the hip hop preacher' himself, you may also want to check our other quotes articles [Saturday motivational quotes] and [Stephen Covey quotes]

Best Eric Thomas Quotes

Eric Thomas quotes to inspire you

Here you will the best of the quotes from the speeches of the person for greatness, Eric Thomas. These quotes Eric Thomas himself came up with.

1. “I’ve got a dream that’s worth more than my sleep.”

- Eric Thomas.

2. "To be successful is never convenient. The things you have to go through, it's never convenient."

- Eric Thomas.

3. "Stop whining. You’re not a victim. You’re a victor."

- Eric Thomas.

4. “Look in the mirror, that’s your competition.”

- Eric Thomas.

5. “I learned that a real friendship is not about what you can get, but what you can give."

- Eric Thomas.

6. “When you find your way, you find a way to make it happen.”

- Eric Thomas.

7. “A setback is a setup for a comeback.”

- Eric Thomas.

8. “No alarm clock needed, my passion wakes me.”

- Eric Thomas.

9. “Trust the process.”

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

11. “"Stop looking for permission to pursue your dreams! They are your dreams and you don't need a co-signer to chase them!"

- Eric Thomas.

12. “I use pain to push me to greatness.”

- Eric Thomas.

13. "When you got something good, you get every single thing you can get out of it!"

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

15. "When your effort is low, you're probably not thinking about the opportunity, you're thinking about the obligation.”

- Eric Thomas.

16. "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.”

- Eric Thomas.

17. "When the need to succeed"

- Eric Thomas.

18. “Be stronger than your excuses.”

- Eric Thomas.

19. "Character is like my fingerprint; it identifies me from everyone else in the world. It says who I am and where I am headed.”

- Eric Thomas.

20. "Remember, a negative multiplied by a negative is only positive in maths, not in the real world"

- Eric Thomas.

21. “No matter how hard the battle gets or no matter how many people Don't believe in your dream, Never give up!”

- Eric Thomas.

22. “Every principle has a promise.”

- Eric Thomas.

Famous Eric Thomas Quotes

Eric Thomas quotes keep you focused.

Here you will find the famous and motivational Eric Thomas quotes about success and other successful Eric Thomas quotes that he became popular for.

23. “I’ve gotta breathe it, I’ve gotta eat it, I’ve gotta sleep it and until you get there you will never be successful in life. But once you get there I guarantee you, the world is yours. ”

- Eric Thomas.

24. “Let them sleep while you grind. Let them party while you work. The difference will show.”

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

26. “Avoid being your own enemy.”

- Eric Thomas.

27. “If you can look up, you can get up.”

- Eric Thomas.

28. "Real friendship is about making sacrifices and investing in people to help them improve their lives.”

- Eric Thomas.

29. “It’s not easy, but it’s simple.”

- Eric Thomas.

30. “You will not experience all life has to offer you or begin to experience life at it’s fullest as long as you are satisfied with mediocrity.”

- Eric Thomas.

31. “Everybody has a dream, but not everybody has a grind.”

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

33. “You wanna shine like a diamond, you gotta get cut like a diamond.”

- Eric Thomas.

34. “So work hard, and you can have whatever it is that you want.""

- Eric Thomas.

35. “Winners focus on winning. Losers focus on winners.”

- Eric Thomas.

36. “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!”

- Eric Thomas.

37. “I do not take constructive criticism from people who have never constructed anything.”

- Eric Thomas.

38. “I dare you to take a little pain. I dare you!”

- Eric Thomas.

39. “You might be smarter"

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

41. "You might be smarter, your family might come from privilege, your daddy might own a company, but you will not out work me!"

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

43. “The only way to get out of mediocrity is to keep shooting for excellence.”

- Eric Thomas.

44. “You saying you want to be great, but on the other hand you comfortable with average.”

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

46. “Don’t cry to give up, cry to keep going.”

- Eric Thomas.

47. "You have to take advantage of the opportunity of a lifetime in the lifetime of the opportunity."

- Eric Thomas.

48. “Stop sabotaging yourself.”

- Eric Thomas.

49. “Apply the ABC’s of success to your life. Ask, Believe and Claim It.”

- Eric Thomas.

50. “All men are created equal, some men work harder in pre-season.”

- Eric Thomas.

Motivational Eric Thomas Quotes

Everybody has a grind, everybody has a dream- How far one can go to achieve them is the question. Here you will find motivational Eric Thomas quotes that will make you keep shooting for excellence, want to get out of mediocrity, expand your desire and imagination, and want to succeed as bad as him.

51. "If you are going to win the fight of your life, you can't be afraid to fight."

- Eric Thomas.

52. “Sleep is the new broke. If you only have 24 hours in a day, your success is dependent upon how you spend the 24.”

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

57. “The difference between average and good. Good and Great! Great and Phenomenal! It’s their mindset!"

- Eric Thomas.

58. "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!”

- Eric Thomas.

59. “I can. I will. I must.”

- Eric Thomas.

60. “To get to that next level, you gotta learn to get comfortable being uncomfortable."

- Eric Thomas.

61. “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.”

- Eric Thomas.

62. “Stop whining, start grinding.”

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

64. “Make a commitment to your self that today, success is your only options! No matter the obstacles, no matter the sacrifice!”

- Eric Thomas.

65. “You have decided you won't be denied, you won't be defeated!”

- Eric Thomas.

66. “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.”

- Eric Thomas.

67. “Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent. It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.”

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

69. “You can't live off potential for the rest of your life. So get up, get out and go get you some!”

- Eric Thomas.

70. “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!”

- Eric Thomas.

71. “The next time you feel slightly uncomfortable with the pressure in your life, remember no pressure, no diamonds. Pressure is a part of success."

- Eric Thomas.

72. “God has a purpose for your pain, a reason for your struggles and a reward for your faithfulness. Don’t give up.”

- Eric Thomas.

73. “The next time you feel slightly uncomfortable with the pressure in your life, remember no pressure, no diamonds. Pressure is a part of success.”

- Eric Thomas.

Eric Thomas Success Quotes

Everyone can dream but not everybody gets the push to fulfill them. One can feel weak and uncommitted sometimes, but this list of quotes is exactly the alarm clock needed to wake up and find a way to get to your potential and find out how far you can go in life. Here you will find the secret to success quotes and the best of Eric Thomas quotes about success.

74. “Some of you, your success has messed you up! You've lost your bite! You're not hungry anymore!”

- Eric Thomas.

75. "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.”

- Eric Thomas.

76. “You can change environments, but until you change yourself, nothing else will ever change."

- Eric Thomas.

77. “If you willing to put in that sweat! Blood! And tears! I’m telling you! You can have, be and do what you want!”

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

80. “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!”

- Eric Thomas.

81. “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.”

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

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

- 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.”

- Eric Thomas.

85. “At the end of pain is success.”

- Eric Thomas.

86. “I’ve been trying to tell y’all, it’s not your circumstances or situation, that determines if you gonna be successful or not."

- Eric Thomas.

87. “I’m intoxicated on success!”

- Eric Thomas.

88. “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.”

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

92. “Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go."

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

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

- Eric Thomas.

95. “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.”

- Eric Thomas.

96. “Everybody wants to be a beast until it’s time to do what real beasts do.”

- Eric Thomas.

97. "When you take care of something good, that something good takes care of you.”

- Eric Thomas.

98. "I’ve been telling you it’s your mindset! It’s the way you see it. It’s the way you think it right!”

- Eric Thomas.

99. "You can never be satisfied with losing. When you lose, it’s got to hurt.”

- Eric Thomas.

100. "Do what you can to get closer to where you want to be.”

- Eric Thomas.

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