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Top 35 David Goggins Quotes – On Life And Success

David Goggins was born on February 17, 1975. In 1981, he lived in Williamsville, New York with his family. He has been open about experiencing racism during his early life. As a six-year-old, he worked within his family business, at his father’s skate rink. In the gap between his discharge from the Air Force and enlisting in the Navy, he worked as a pest control fumigator. He first applied to join the United States Air Force. During the training he had been diagnosed with sickle cell trait and was removed from training; he was given the option to restart the training upon his return but chose not to. David Goggins quotes will help you understand the strong man he is, and his motivational sayings will uplift you in life.

David Goggins completed the United States Air Force Tactical Air Control Party training and worked as a TACP from 1994 until 1999, when he left the United States Air Force. In 2004, he graduated from Army Ranger School and received the “Top Honor Man” award. After several of his friends died in Afghanistan in a helicopter crash in 2005 during Operation Red Wings, he began long-distance running with the aim of raising money for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. In 2013, the awards set the Guinness World Record for most pull-ups in 24 hours, completing 4,030, which he held until 2014.

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35 David Goggins Quotes

  1. “It’s okay…Let them call you that. What are you going to do now? They don’t own your life. How you’re going to control that now?…Thicken your skin.” David Goggins
  2. “Always be willing to embrace ignorance and become the dumb f*** in the classroom again, 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.” David Goggins
  3. “Denial is the ultimate comfort zone.” David Goggins
  4. “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

  5. “Life is a test. That’s all it is. Suffering is the true test of life.” David Goggins

  6. “Having lived the life I’ve lived, and seeing the other side, not being afraid to attack what was in front of me has made me happy.” David Goggins
  7. “Nobody cares what you did yesterday. What have you done today to better yourself?” David Goggins
  8. “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.” David Goggins
  9. “You gotta start your journey. It may suck, but eventually, you will come out the other side on top.” David Goggins
  10. “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!” David Goggins

  11. “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.” David Goggins
  12. “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
  13. “It’s so easy to be great nowadays because everyone else is weak. If you have ANY mental toughness, if you have any fraction of self-discipline; The ability to not want to do it, but still do it; If you can get through to doing things that you hate to do: on the other side is GREATNESS ” David Goggins
  14. “Life is a battle between trying to find more of yourself knowing that the real you is afraid, likes comfort, likes to be patted on the back, and doing what you need to do to get better.” David Goggins
  15. “It’s possible to transcend anything that doesn’t kill you.” David Goggins

  16. “Back in the day, what motivated me was overcoming myself. Now I believe in being a leader. I’ve done it all I’m good. Now, it’s about setting an example for others to follow. I can’t just talk it I have to live it.” David Goggins
  17. “The path to success will leave you callused, bruised, and very tired. It will also leave you empowered.” David Goggins
  18. “like the Taoists say, those that know don’t speak, and those who speak, well, they don’t know jack sh**.” David Goggins
  19. “Never let people who choose the path of least resistance steer you away from your chosen path of most resistance.” David Goggins
  20. “I tried to do so many things to fit in. But when you look in the mirror, that’s the one person you can’t lie to.” David Goggins

  21. “We like to live our lives on social media with lies about ourselves about how great we are. Get to the source! Fix the problem.” David Goggins
  22. “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. There’s no denying this attitude may get you some of the trappings of success, if you’re lucky, but it will not lead to a calloused mind or self-mastery. 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
  23. “The mind is the most powerful thing in the world. The mind has capabilities that are so unknown, and being able to tap into that is on the other side of suffering.” David Goggins
  24. “If you want to be one of the few to defy those trends in our ever-softening society, you will have to be willing to go to war with yourself and create a whole new identity, which requires an open mind.” David Goggins
  25. “Life is one big tug of war between mediocrity and trying to find your best self.” David Goggins

  26. “Pain unlocks a secret doorway in the mind, one that leads to both peak performance, and beautiful silence.” David Goggins
  27. “Take time to take inventory of your life. Look in the mirror and hold yourself accountable.” David Goggins
  28. “Seeds burst from the inside out in a self-destructive ritual of new life.” David Goggins
  29. “The only way that you’re ever going to get to the other side of this journey is by suffering. You have to suffer in order to grow. Some people get it, some people don’t.” David Goggins
  30. “You have to build calluses on your brain just like how you build calluses on your hands. Callus your mind through pain and suffering.” David Goggins

  31. “We live in an external world. Everything, you have to see it, touch it. If you can for the rest of your life, live inside yourself to find greatness, you have to go inside.” David Goggins
  32. “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.” David Goggins
  33. “The things that we decide to run from are the truth. When you make excuses, you’re running from the truth.” David Goggins
  34. “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
  35. “The only person who was going to turn my life around was me. The only way I could get turned around was to put myself through the worst things possible that a human being could ever endure.” David Goggins

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