56 Eric Thomas Quotes To Develop An Unshakeable Attitude In Life

Famous for his motivational speeches, Eric Thomas Quotes and life hacks have encouraged a lot of people to chase their dreams. Known as the Hip-Hop Preacher, Eric Thomas empowers people to realize the importance of their goals in life and move ahead towards personal excellence. Eric Thomas has also coached many people to become a successful and elite performer.

Remained homeless for years has enlightened him and pushed him to bring back the life on track. He later became a teacher and influenced the youth to tread down the road of self-improvement. Besides speaking frequently around the world, he runs a program which supports underprivileged young people. Read the following Eric Thomas Quotes to know how astounding thoughts he has given to the whole world.

56 Eric Thomas Quotes

1. Can you honestly say the environment you are in will yield the kind of harvest you are expecting? – Eric Thomas

2. You are the executive director and screenwriter of your life. – Eric Thomas

3. 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! – Eric Thomas

4. I’m exactly where I wanted to be because I realized, I gotta commit my very being to this thing. – Eric Thomas

5. When you’re great! You attract great! When you’re average! You attract average. – Eric Thomas

6. 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! – Eric Thomas

7. 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. – Eric Thomas

8. Desire and imagination have the potential to position a person for greatness. – Eric Thomas

9. 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

10. Sleep? “I don’t sleep. – Eric Thomas 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! – Eric Thomas

11. Success, meaningful success, begins when we take ownership and actively take responsibility for our part in the shortcomings of our life. – Eric Thomas

12. Some of you need to give up your cell phone! – Eric Thomas

13. The difference between those who succeed and fail: not taking advantage of opportunities. – Eric Thomas

14. 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

15. God has a purpose for your pain, a reason for your struggles and a reward for your faithfulness. Don’t give up. – Eric Thomas

16. Stop the blame game. Stop! Stop looking out the window and look in the mirror! – Eric Thomas

17. 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. – Eric Thomas

18. 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. – Eric Thomas

19. 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

20. You can get through this. You are bigger than your pain, don’t give up, don’t give in. – Eric Thomas

21. 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. – Eric Thomas

22. Most of you won’t be successful because when you’re studying and you get tired, you quit! – Eric Thomas

23. Apply the ABC’s of success to your life. Ask, Believe and Claim It. – Eric Thomas

24. I’ve got a dream that’s worth more than my sleep. – Eric Thomas

25. 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. – Eric Thomas

26. Fall in love with the process and the results will come – Eric Thomas

27. I’m intoxicated on success! – Eric Thomas

28. 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. – Eric Thomas

29. 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. – Eric Thomas

30. The competitive edge is not something that… it’s not the top tier management… it’s not something that they give you. – Eric Thomas

31. The only way to get out of mediocrity is to keep shooting for excellence. – Eric Thomas

32. 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

33. Stop being average. You’re not even good. You were born to be great. – Eric Thomas

34. It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not. – Eric Thomas

35. 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. – Eric Thomas

36. If you can look up, you can get up. – Eric Thomas

37. If you’re going to go to your next level, your values are going to have to change. – Eric Thomas

38. 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 – Eric Thomas

39. You ain’t average! But you know what? You’re playing small because it’s easier to be average. – Eric Thomas

40. You got an opportunity to make a dream become a reality – and when you do, you just got to take advantage of it. – Eric Thomas

41. Everybody wants to be a beast until it’s time to do what real beasts do. – Eric Thomas

42. Practice doesn’t make perfect. Practice makes permanence! – Eric Thomas

43. 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

44. Only those who risk going too far, can possibly find out how far one can go. – Eric Thomas

45. I do not take constructive criticism from people who have never constructed anything. – Eric Thomas

46. At some point in life you have to face your fears. – Eric Thomas

47. Information changes situations. – Eric Thomas

48. Stop sabotaging yourself. – Eric Thomas

49. The most important thing is this: To be able at any moment, to sacrifice what you are, for what you will become! – Eric Thomas

50. Most of you don’t want success as much as you want to sleep! – Eric Thomas

51. I use pain to push me to greatness – Eric Thomas

52. At the end of pain is success. – Eric Thomas

53. 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

54. We all have the ability to produce greatness in our lives. – Eric Thomas

55. I don’t care if you broke, you grew up broke… you grew up rich. You only get 24hrs! – Eric Thomas

56. 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. – Eric Thomas

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Nakul Grover, author of Superhuman In You and the one who runs this blog. He has been writing on self-improvement since 2014. Featured on various websites, his works have helped thousands of people to live an extraordinary life. He loves spending his leisure hours in reading books and learning new skills.