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500 Best Hustle Quotes To Inspire Your Grind (2023)

1. “Your parents are supposed to tell you to make decisions that are gonna help you and that’ll have a positive effect on your life and your well-being.” – Nipsey Hussle


2. “You will never be criticized by someone who is doing more than you. You will only be criticized by someone who is doing less than you. Remember that.” – Nipsey Hussle


3. “My childhood was safe and sane. No abuse and no traumas. I was surrounded by a large and loving family who taught me the importance of hard work and a meaningful education.” – Ronnie James Dio


4. “Everyone is where they are at because they worked hard for it. Don’t ever hate on someone’s hustle. Just figure out how you can get there.” – Jo Koy


5. “It’s a terrible shame if you’re born the brightest guy in your class. If you’re not, then you have to hustle—and that’s good.” — Hal Prince


6. “Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition – in having put forth the best within you”. – Henry J. Kaiser


7. “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs


8. “I want the peace in knowing that it wasn’t for lack of hustling that I missed a target for my dream. I want to know that the one thing in my control was under control.” – Jon Acuff


9. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele


10. “I ain’t no saint, but I’ve tried never to do anything that would hurt my family or offend God…I figure all any kid needs is hope and the feeling he or she belongs. If I could do or say anything that would give some kid that feeling, I would believe I had contributed something to the world.” – Elvis Presley


11. “So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.” – Caterina Fake


12. “A good idea is about ten percent and implementation and hard work, and luck is 90 percent.” – Guy Kawasaki quotes about hustling


13. “I just think a hustler’s ambition is that I never stop. I start off hustling and said I’ll never stop hustling. An ambitious hustler is the one to hustle the hustlers. When I grew up, my heroes were hustlers. Now I’m their hero.” – Young Jeezy


14. “No matter how many errors you make, no matter how many times you strike out, keep hustling. That way, you’ll at least look like a ballplayer.” — Tony Kubek


15. “Obviously, from childhood to my teenage years, I really came into my own. I left the house early; I was on the streets when I was, like, 15. I’ve been holdin’ my own since that age.” – Nipsey Hussle


16. “It’s not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It’s the customer who pays the wages.” – Henry Ford


17. “What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle and giving 110 percent all the time.” -Don Zimmer


18. “I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near.” – Margaret Thatcher


19. “It’s not about money or connections. It’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business.” – Mark Cuban


20. “I’m living every day like a hustle. Another drug to juggle. Another day, another struggle.” — Notorious BIG


21. “As an entrepreneur, as an investor, I’m trying to be as educated as I can to where the progression of technological capability is going and what it does to these different categories that, me as an artist and an influencer, I can get involved and bring value.” – Nipsey Hussle


22. “Some succeed because they are destined to, But most succeed because they are determined to.” — Henry Van Dyke


23. “It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” – J.K. Rowling


24. “You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense.” – Rick Warren


25. “I respect Snoop even aside from the music—just as a man, and especially the way he still represents who he is, after being a pop star and an icon. He’s done it successfully and has still been able to balance it…” – Nipsey Hussle


26. “The best thing you can do is the right thing. The next best is the wrong thing. The worst is nothing.” – Theodore Roosevelt


27. “Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.” – Oprah Winfrey


28. “Having the positive belief that it will all be okay just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind.” – Natalie Massenet


29. To be most effective in sales today, it's imperative to drop your 'sales' mentality and start working with your prospects as if they've already hired you. -Jill Konrath


30. “The purpose of life is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


31. “Longwinded, running through this life like it was mine/ Never settling, but setting every goal high/ One thousand burpees on the path to my own destruction or success/ But what is a mistake without the lesson?/ See, the best teacher in life is your own experience/ None of us know who we are until we fail/ They say every man is defined by his reaction to any given situation/ Well who would you want to define you?/ Someone else or yourself? Whatever you do, homie, give your heart to it/ And stay strong.”


32. “It’s important to be willing to make mistakes. The worst that can happen is that you become memorable.” – Sara Blakely


33. “Quit hating and trying to be like the next man. Get on your own grind and be better than the next man, whether you gotta hustle, work a job, or whatever just do you.” – Surgeo Bell


34. People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing -- that's why we recommend it daily. -Zig Ziglar


35. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell


36. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


37. “The key to unlocking your full potential is to discover your God given purpose, and then pursue it with all your heart.” – Joel Brown


38. “Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication.” – Gail Devers quotes about hustling


39. “Some succeed because they are destined to. But most succeed because they are determined to.” – Henry Van Dyke


40. “Inspiration is one thing and you can’t control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Good luck means, work hard. Keep up the good work.” – Kevin Eubanks


41. “Some succeed because they are destined to, but most succeed because they are determined to.” – Henry Van Dyke


42. “My experience with power, you can maintain it, or you get it taken from you. You get you some newfound power and go crazy, and it gets taken from you quick.” – Nipsey Hussle


43. “Not all hustle is loud. Sometimes hustle is just you, all alone, grinding while no one hears a sound.” – Unknown


44. “I played the game one way. I gave it everything I had. It doesn’t take any ability to hustle.” — Wade Boggs


45. “Your purpose in life is to live with intention, to pursue your passions, and to make a positive impact on the world.” – Unknown


46. “I always wanted to operate at the highest altitude, just in terms of hip-hop and the music.” – Nipsey Hussle


47. “A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.” Larry Bird


48. “If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.” – Thomas J. Watson


49. “Purpose is the driving force behind all great achievements. When you have a clear sense of purpose, nothing can stop you.” – Joel Brown


50. “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The next best thing is the wrong thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.” – Theodore Roosevelt


51. “I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top but should get you pretty near.” Margaret Thatcher


52. “What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle and giving 110 percent all the time.” – Don Zimmer


53. “I went through every emotion with what I’m doing, you know what I mean? And I think what’s gon’ separate whoever’s gonna go for something, that you ain’t gonna quit.” – Nipsey Hussle


54. “People who are going to be successful know it’s gonna happen. And those people tend to hustle until it does happen.” – Retta


55. “The risk of moving toward your dreams is much lower than the slow, everyday punishment you inflict on yourself by suppressing your dream.” – Mel Robbins


56. “I just believe in ownership. I believe in investing in yourself. Your foundation should be strong.” – Nipsey Hussle


57. “To achieve something that you have never achieved before, you must become someone that you have never been before.”– Les Brown


58. “The best thing you can do for a person is to inspire them. That’s the best currency you can offer—inspiration.” – Nipsey Hussle


59. “What I lack in talent, I compensate with my willingness to grind it out. That’s the secret of my life.” – Guy Kawasaki


60. “I feel good about what I’m waking up doing and about my lifestyle. At one point, I wasn’t proud of my lifestyle… Now, I wake up with the feeling that I’m going in the direction that I’m here for. Like, what I’m on this planet for, I’m doing it. Bigger than just the L.A., bigger than some gang-banging, bigger than some street shit. Just on some human shit. I’m doing what I’m here to do.”


61. “I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near.” – Margaret Thatcher


62. “I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. He taught me that if you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it, and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be.” – Roald Dahl, “My Uncle Oswald”


63. “I will never say something I don’t agree with or believe in… even if the reward is massive!” – Nipsey Hussle


64. “I grew up in an environment where being polite was taken as a weakness. So, I just fought everybody.” – Nipsey Hussle


65. “The hustle brings the dollar. The experience brings the knowledge. The persistence brings success.” – Ross Simmonds


66. “I’d like to show people that if you put the hard work in and you believe in yourself, then you can do whatever you want to.” – Oscar Pistorius


67. “The trouble for most people is they don’t decide to get wealthy, they just dream about it.” – Michael Masters


68. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer


69. “Many people think they want things, but they don’t really have the strength, the discipline. They are weak. I believe that you get what you want, if you want it badly enough.” – Sophia Loren


70. “The trouble for most people is they don’t decide to get wealthy, they just dream about it.” – Michael Masters


71. “We are playing the long game. We don’t want the money to stop when we go, when we can’t work no more. We want it to outlive us, we want it to be generational.” – Nipsey Hussle


72. “Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you’re still trying, keep it up! You’re right on track.” – Matthew Keith Groves


73. “Sometimes you face difficulties not because you’re doing something wrong, but because you’re doing something right.” – Joel Osteen


74. “Having the positive belief that it will all be O.K. just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind.” Natalie Massenet


75. “Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they’re making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that’s the difference.” – Lou Holtz


76. “The most important thing, number one, is you gotta get rid of doubt. If you got doubt in what you’re doing, it’s not gonna work and the way to do that is you have a plan. ‘Cause if you got a plan, it’s not just like a pipe-dream, you have a step-by-step list of things to do to get to your goal. If you don’t have that, it’s very hard to really have faith in what you’re doing ’cause soon as something pop up, it’s gonna look like the end-all.”


77. “If successful and unsuccessful people share the same goals, then the goal cannot be what differentiates the winners from the losers.” – James Clear


78. “Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.” @Oprah


79. “It’s not about money or connections. It’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business.” – Mark Cuban


80. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”


81. “You gotta go hard, you gotta believe in yourself. You gotta have a sense of humor to know that the bullshit is gonna happen, you can’t be too serious about it or too emotional and fake when the bullshit happens. You gotta just stick to the script, believe and have an overwhelming confidence. Be your own biggest fan, your own biggest believer, and put it on your back and carry the weight.”


82. “We live in the land of opportunities. People come from all over the world to hustle and work their way up to places that they could only imagine or dream of.” – Farshad Asl


83. “Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.” – Oprah Winfrey


84. “She’s truly an amazing person who deserves all she has because none of it was given to her—it was all hustled with class.” — Rufus Troy Alexander


85. “Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it’ll pay off. It could be in a year; it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off.” Kevin Hart


86. “Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene


87. “The purpose of life is to grow, to learn, to evolve, and to become the best version of yourself.” – Unknown


88. “I’m not just a performer, I’m a student of music. I’m always learning and growing as an artist.” – Elvis Presley


89. “Whenever you get to win, you feel the satisfaction of all of your hard work, all the sacrifices, all the blood, sweat and tears. It feels right and makes you realise that you are really doing the right thing.” – Abby Wambach quotes about hustling


90. “Your purpose is to live the life that is right for you, not the life that others expect of you.” – Kobe Bryant


91. “I played the game one way. I gave it everything I had. It doesn’t take any ability to hustle.” – Wade Boggs


92. “When I was young, I observed that 9 out of 10 things I did were failures. So I did 10 times more work.” – George Bernard Shaw


93. “I have a fear of public speaking. It’s very hard work. Words are not my skill, and because they’re not my skill, I have to work doubly hard.” – Kerry Stokes


94. “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” Mario Andretti


95. “I’m not just a musician, I’m a storyteller. I want to take my audience on a journey through my songs.” – Elvis Presley


96. “I just think a hustler’s ambition is that I never stop. I start off hustling and said I’ll never stop hustling. An ambitious hustler is the one to hustle the hustlers. When I grew up, my heroes were hustlers. Now I’m their hero.” – Young Jeezy


97. “When I was young, I observed that nine out of 10 things I did were failures. So I did 10 times more work.” – George Bernard Shaw


98. “My store, Wine Library, outsells big national chains. How do you think we do it? It started with hustle. I always say that our success wasn’t due to my hundreds of online videos about wine that went viral, but to the hours I spent talking to people online afterward, making connections and building relationships.” – Gary Vaynerchuk


99. “I believe there’s an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.” – Sylvester Stallone, I believe in hustle quotes


100. “The first time that I appeared on stage, it scared me to death. I really didn’t know what all the yelling was about. I didn’t realize that my body was moving. It’s a natural thing to me. So to the manager backstage I said, ‘What’d I do? What’d I do?’ And he said “Whatever it is, go back and do it again.” – Elvis Presley


101. “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of, ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” – Marissa Mayer


102. “I like to write music for fun. That’s my hustle, my grind, my means of stayin’ alive, and it’s also my recreation, too.” — Rick Ross


103. “Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I’ll tell you what they are.” — James W. Frick


104. “The hustle brings the dollar. The experience brings knowledge. Persistence brings success.” — Ross Simmonds


105. “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t. So that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.” – Unknown


106. The secret of joy in work is contained in one word -- excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. -Pearl Buck


107. “Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I’ll tell you what they are.” — James W. Frick


108. “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” – John C Maxwell


109. Grit is that ‘extra something' that separates the most successful people from the rest. It's the passion, perseverance, and stamina that we must channel in order to stick with our dreams until they become a reality. -Travis BradberryMotivational quote by Travis Bradberry


110. “I try to give my audience a little of what they came for, a little of what they didn’t expect.” – Elvis Presley


111. Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art. -Andy Warhol


112. “And it can be as simple as it seems, if you never doubt yourself and learn from everything you see, no wishing on a star can turn your life into a dream.” – Nipsey Hussle


113. “It’s not called quitting if you quit while you ahead. It’s about being aware and being strategic enough to know that you got to get out of the pool at some point. You got to put your clothes back on and dry off.” – Nipsey Hussle


114. “If you have an idea of what you want to do in your future, you must go at it with almost monastic obsession, be it music, the ballet or just a basic degree. You have to go at it single-mindedly and let nothing get in your way.” – Henry Rollins


115. “When you put a lot of hard work into one goal and you achieve it, that’s a really good feeling.” – Derek Jeter


116. “Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.” – Oprah Winfrey


117. “A lot of artists come into the game with a radio record, but they don’t establish the fans as fans of their style of music. It’s just that they’re a fan of that song, and after that song plays out, it’s real hard for ’em.” – Nipsey Hussle


118. “Purpose gives you the courage to take risks, to try new things, to step outside of your comfort zone.” – Joel Brown


119. You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them. -Shonda RhimesMotivational quote by Shonda Rhimes


120. “I always hustled to make money and pay for school. I was never afraid of hard work.” – Tom Freston quotes about hustling


121. “When I became a man, and I started to understand the difference between the truth and what your parents are supposed to tell you, there’s a difference, know what I mean?” – Nipsey Hussle


122. “Hard work – I mean, does anybody use that term anymore? Laziness doesn’t fly. It’s all in the practice. It does take work and it ain’t easy – but man, the rewards!”– Susan Powter


123. Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. -Dale Carnegie


124. “I look at it like the game is gonna test you. Everything’s gonna test you if it’s worthwhile and you’re gonna make decisions based on what you care about more.” – Nipsey Hussle


125. The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity. -Ayn RandMotivational quote by Ayn Rand


126. “If you have an idea of what you want to do in your future, you must go at it with almost monastic obsession, be it music, the ballet or just a basic degree. You have to go at it single-mindedly and let nothing get in your way.” – Henry Rollins


127. “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


128. “Entrepreneurism is simply taking nothing, applying talent, brains, financial creativity and hustle, and turning that into something.” — Brock Pierce


129. “Success does not consist in never making mistakes, but in never making the same one a second time.” – George Bernard Shaw


130. “The first CD said exactly what it was. I was just in the streets hustling. I come from a family of hustlers.” — Yo Gotti


131. “My legacy is that I will hustle and grind. No one will stop me from hustling. I’ll be where God wants me to be.” — August Alsina


132. “The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don’t give up.” – Robert Tew


133. “Like basketball, fashion is hard work.” – Amar’e Stoudemire [It means every industry requires constant hard work]


134. “Two things that have been around before us and will be after us, and while we are here you will always choose one… EXCUSES or HUSTLE.” – Sotero M Lopez II


135. “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn


136. “If you don’t know your full-throttle history—the whole story of how you came to where you are—it’s kind of hard to put things together.” – Nipsey Hussle


137. “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.”


138. “I sell ice in the winter, I sell fire in hell, I am a hustler, baby, I’ll sell water to a well.” – Jay-Z, U Don’t Know, hustle quotes jay z


139. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” – Steve Jobs


140. “As is the case with most people in this game, I am driven by financial motives and creative motives; the question I had to answer is which motive I will give priority to?” – Nipsey Hussle


141. “It’s not a question of how much work it will take, how much suffering will be involved, or how fast the results will come.


142. “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King


143. “Your purpose in life is to use your gifts and passions to help others, and in doing so, find joy and fulfillment for yourself.” – Unknown


144. “Destiny is for losers. It’s just a stupid excuse to wait for things to happen instead of making them happen.” – Blair Waldorf


145. “What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle and giving 110 percent all the time.” Don Zimmer


146. “The money you attract is the exact measure of value of the ideas you have succeeded in externalizing.” – Elizabeth Towne


147. “The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow. For every challenge encountered there is opportunity for growth.” – Anonymous


148. “If I wasn’t involved in this hip-hop, I’d probably be breakin’ the law to eat and feed my family and maintain the lifestyle that I’m used to.” – Nipsey Hussle


149. “Associating with winners may not make you a winner, but associating with losers will definitely not make you one.”


150. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


151. “The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Work is the key to success, and hard work can help you accomplish anything.” – Vince Lombardi


152. “I think everybody’s trying to get to a place in themselves where they conquer what they was afraid of; they achieve some of their life goals, kept their word about what they were trying to do.” – Nipsey Hussle


153. “Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to them.” Jack Canfield


154. “When people see a legend, they call it a legend. But to be a legend, it’s a lot of hard work and patience.” – Burning Spear


155. “The energy you’ll expend focusing on someone else’s life is better spent working on your own.” – Sophia Amoruso


156. “Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” – George Herbert


157. “It’s strictly business in this game, still they faking friendly. Don’t let them take advantage of you.” – Nipsey Hussle


158. “The purpose of life is to seek out new experiences, to learn, to grow, and to find meaning in every moment.” – Unknown


159. “The most essential factor is persistence – the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.” James Whitcomb Riley


160. “It sounds simple telling people to work hard and never quit, but to really execute and demonstrate those principles takes discipline and faith. Those are the two factors that I believe separate the good from the great, the successes from the failures.” – Nipsey Hussle


161. “You need three things to win: discipline, hard work and, before everything maybe, commitment. No one will make it without those three.” – Haile Gebrselassie


162. “You gotta run more than your mouth to escape the treadmill of mediocrity. A true hustler jogs during the day, and sleepwalks at night.” – Jarod Kintz


163. “Quit hating and trying to be like the next man. Get on your own grind and be better than the next man, whether you gotta hustle, work a job or whatever. Just do you.” – Surgeo Bell


164. “I want the peace in knowing that is wasn’t for lack of hustling that I missed a target for my dream. I want to know that the one thing in my control was under control.” ― Jon Acuff


165. “Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they’re making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that’s the difference.” – Lou Holtz quotes about hustling.


166. “The purpose of life is to be a light to others, to show them the way, and to help them find their own path.” – Unknown


167. “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.” – Anonymous


168. “If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” – James Cameron


169. “My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed.” Mark Warner


170. “I’m not just a singer, I’m a performer. I want to give my audience an experience they’ll never forget.” – Elvis Presley


171. “I try to sprinkle little gems and jewels in the music that people could use in their own life.” – Nipsey Hussle


172. “I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true – hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don’t love something, then don’t do it.” – Ray Bradbury


173. “I don’t count my sit-ups; I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count.” – Muhammad Ali


174. “You are a ghost. Filled with stardust, wearing the bones as the shield and the skin as the cape. Fighting every day and opening up for the new wounds in the hustle of hiding the old scars.” – Akshay Vasu


175. “I’m the first one to say I’ve made a lot of mistakes, but I’ve also had a lot of successes.” – Elvis Presley


176. “Your purpose in life is to use your unique gifts and talents to make a positive impact on the world around you.” – Sir Ken Robinson


177. “Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.” – Sam Ewing


178. “Some people want it to happen, some people wish it would happen, and others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan


179. “I look at it like the game gonna test you. Everything gonna test you if it’s worthwhile and you gonna make decisions based on what you care about more. And without even being conscious that you’re getting tested, you’re gonna be getting tested, so you’re gonna have decisions to make. Should I continue this lifestyle? Whether it’s shopping, clothes, whatever your lifestyle is? Or do I gotta sacrifice a bit ’cause I really really care about this music? It really is important to me. So, whatever I gotta do, I’ma do it and that’s gonna be them distinguishing decisions that separates the ones that end up getting it from the ones that don’t.”


180. “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I do think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of, ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” – Marissa Mayer


181. “The game will test you never fold. Stay ten toes down. It’s not on you, it’s in you. And what’s in you, they can never take away.” – Nipsey Hussle


182. “Your purpose in life is not just to exist, but to thrive and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” – Maya Angelou


183. Working hard for something we don't care about is called stressed; working hard for something we love is called passion. -Simon Sinek


184. “Don’t think about making art. Just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.”


185. “Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.” – Vaibhav Shah


186. “I believe in work, hard work, and long hours of work. Men do not breakdown from overwork, but from worry and dissipation.” – Charles Evans Hughes


187. “Your purpose is not just a job or a career, it’s a calling from God that inspires you to make a difference in the world.” – Joel Brown


188. “Destiny is for losers, It’s just a stupid excuse to wait for things to happen instead of making them happen.” — Blair Waldorf


189. “It is time for us to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever, the one who recognizes the challenge and does something about it.” – Vince Lombardi


190. “I say that in the most humble way: I always knew that I could perform with the best of ’em and I could deliver with the best of ’em.” – Nipsey Hussle


191. “Proud 2 Pay – that’s something that distinguishes me, that’s something that defines me, and we’re going to keep that going.” – Nipsey Hussle


192. “But for me to have the opportunity to stand in front of a bunch of executives and present myself, I had to hustle in my own way. I can’t tell you how frustrating it was that they didn’t get that. No joke – I’d leave meetings crying all the time.” – Kanye West quotes about hustling and grinding.


193. “If you’re a hustler, you should find somewhere to capitalize off that and turn it into some money.” – Nipsey Hussle


194. “The best kinds of people in your life aren’t those who gather to celebrate your success, but those who gather to help your hustle.” – Usman Ismaheel


195. “I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning… Every day I find something creative to do with my life.” – Elvis Presley


196. “I never wanted to alienate my brand for business. I always wanted to keep it authentic and keep it as pure as I could.” – Nipsey Hussle


197. “It’s not about money or connections. It’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business.” – Mark Cuban, entrepreneur hustle quotes


198. “I love what I’m doing most of the time, but it’s hard work. People only see your albums in the charts. They see us at award shows and after-show parties. They don’t know about your doubts, the hard work that goes in.” – Gavin Rossdale


199. “A lot of people hustle differently, and I was like, ‘You know what, let me hustle and create, and let me have something to show,’ cuz my hustle led to opportunity.” – Yvonne Orji


200. “It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old. They grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.”


201. “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


202. “I intend to inspire people with my story—motivate young people that grew up like myself, or even not like myself. Just, you know, go through the human experience.” – Nipsey Hussle


203. “Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.” – David Rockefeller


204. “‘Victory Lap,’ even the title. It’s the accumulation of trial and error; that’s what I represent; trial and error.” – Nipsey Hussle


205. Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman -- not the attitude of the prospect. -W. Clement Stone


206. “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


207. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar


208. “Your purpose in life is to make a positive difference in the world, no matter how small.” – Richard Branson


209. “Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a new dance step – it is an old business procedure.” Fran Lebowitz


210. “If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.” – Thomas Jefferson


211. “Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.” – Sam Ewing


212. “Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a dance step – it’s an old business procedure.” — Fran Lebowitz


213. “…wanting change is step one, but step two is taking it.” ― Isaac Marion, Warm Bodies, hustle quotes for Instagram


214. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar


215. “Don’t tell me your priorities. Show me where you spend money and I’ll tell you what they are.” — James W. Frick


216. “You need three things to win: discipline, hard work and, before everything maybe, commitment. No one will make it without those three.” – Haile Gebrselassie


217. “A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work. – Colin Powell


218. “The purpose of life is to find joy in the journey, and to create a life that brings you happiness and fulfillment.” – Dwight Howard


219. “I’m about seeing long-term, seeing a vision, understanding nothing really worthwhile happens overnight, and just sticking to your script long enough to make something real happen.” – Nipsey Hussle


220. “Thought is powerful in all phases. Even in my career, even in my life, things end up exactly how I visualized them.” – Nipsey Hussle


221. “The road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive and passion, it’s possible to achieve the American dream.” – Tommy Hilfiger


222. “I just think a hustler’s ambition is that I never stop. I start off hustling and said I’ll never stop hustling. An ambitious hustler is the one to hustle the hustlers. When I grew up, my heroes were hustlers. Now I’m their hero.” Young Jeezy


223. “Your purpose in life is to be the best version of yourself, and to inspire others to do the same.” – Unknown


224. “My career has been successful, but it’s been a grind of hard work.” – Emmanuelle Chriqui quotes about hustling


225. “As an older and wiser man, I don’t believe in luck. I believe in hard work and talent and determination.” – Dexter Fletcher


226. “Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.” – Sam Ewing


227. “When you talk about black entrepreneurship, you’re talking about addressing the foundation of what’s going on with our people when we don’t have any financial power. Our basic needs aren’t being met in a lot of cases, so there’s no way we’re going to be able to tap into our potential until we address those bottom-level base needs.” – Nipsey Hussle


228. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain


229. “Every night, I try to hustle and do what I can do. And when you hit a ground ball, you should hustle.” – Steve Clevenger


230. “The hustle brings the dollar. The experience brings the knowledge. The persistence brings success.” – Ross Simmonds


231. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie


232. “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” – Vince Lombardi


233. “The dream doesn’t lie in victimization or blame; it lies in hard work, determination and a good education.” – Alphonso Jackson


234. “Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.”


235. “Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.” – David Rockefeller


236. “I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. He taught me that if you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it, and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be.”


237. “I don’t count my sit-ups; I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count.” – Muhammad Ali


238. “You’ve done it before, and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.” Ralph Marston


239. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” -Thomas Edison


240. “I always had a passion for rap music and I was always trying to create a situation where I could do this full-time.” – Nipsey Hussle


241. Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure. -George Eliot


242. ‘Hustle’ today means going after what you want—by spending all your time and energy working harder than everybody else.


243. “The work you do while you procrastinate is probably the work you should be doing for the rest of your life.” – Jessica Hische


244. Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new. -Brian Tracy


245. “One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don’t throw it away.” – Stephen Hawking


246. “One day, all those late nights and early mornings will pay off. Keep hustling. It will all be worth it in the end.” – Unknown


247. “The most successful people in the world have a clear sense of purpose, a burning desire to achieve their dreams.” – Joel Brown


248. “Lift up the weak; inspire the ignorant. Rescue the failures; encourage the deprived! Live to give. Don’t only hustle for survival. Go, and settle for revival!” – Israelmore Ayivor


249. “Some hustle for respect. Some hustle for love. Others hustle for truth. We all hustle to survive.” – Unknown


250. “The hustle brings the dollar. The experience brings the knowledge. The persistence brings success.” – Ross Simmonds


251. “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of, ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.”


252. “Even as you make progress, you need the discipline to keep from backtracking and sabotaging the success as it’s happening.” – Nipsey Hussle


253. “One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don’t throw it away.”


254. “If you’ve got a plan, it’s not just like a pipe dream. You have a step-by-step list of things to do to get to your goal.” – Nipsey Hussle


255. “Without purpose, you’re like a ship without a rudder, drifting into the abyss, never reaching your destination.” – Joel Brown


256. “There should be a little gap between you and your friends, though you’ll miss their companionship and you’ll also miss their disrespect. –Michael Bassey Johnson


257. “When I was young, I observed that nine out of 10 things I did were failures. So I did 10 times more work.” – George Bernard Shaw


258. “Mine’s a pretty simple strategy: there’s not a lot of talent here, but there’s a lot of hustle. I have to be in every place I can, and be busy.” – Ryan Seacrest


259. “The only differentiator in the game is your passion and your hustle.” -Gary Vaynerchuk, hustle quotes garyvee


260. “Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.” Sam Ewing


261. Did you enjoy these Jordan B Peterson quotes and sayings? Which quote was your favorite? Let us know in the comment section below.


262. “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The next best thing is the wrong thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.”– Theodore Roosevelt


263. “If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents. Value what you know & start charging for it.” – Kim Garst


264. “You have to be consistent, intentional, and dedicated to achieve your goals. You have to hustle.” ― Mike Schmitz


265. “We don’t want to wait on someone to hire us and give us a check. We want to create our own opportunities.” – Nipsey Hussle


266. “You can’t cheat the grind, it knows how much you have invested. It won’t give you anything you haven’t worked for.”


267. “As an artist, as a brand, as a rapper, as a musician, you know you have a window and a lot of people, even an athlete; they don’t have no exit strategy. It’s just living in the false reality that it’s going to be like this forever.” – Nipsey Hussle


268. “The fastest way to get what you actually want in your life is to drop the false belief that you must continue to wait in order to have it.” — Richie Norton⁣


269. “Instead of trying to build a brick wall, lay a brick everyday. Eventually, you’ll look up and you’ll have a brick wall.” – Nipsey Hussle


270. “Some people tap their feet, some people snap their fingers, and some people sway back and forth. I just sorta do ‘em all together, I guess.” – Elvis Presley


271. “What we really want to do is what we are really meant to do. When we do what we are meant to do, money comes to us, doors open for us, we feel useful, and the work we do feels like play to us.” – Julia Cameron


272. “No one is to blame for your future situation but yourself, If you want to be successful, then become successful.” — Jaymin Shah


273. “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The next best thing is the wrong thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.”


274. “Quit hating and trying to be like the next man. Get on your own grind and be better than the next man, whether you gotta hustle, work a job, or whatever just do you.” – Surgeo Bell


275. “The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Work is the key to success, and hard work can help you accomplish anything.” – Vince Lombardi


276. “I’m living everyday like a hustle. Another drug to juggle. Another day, another struggle.” ― The Notorious B.I.G.


277. “If it wasn’t for the music being my outlet, I’d probably be hustlin’. I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t be able to go and get a nine-to-five—I never finished high school or none of that.” – Nipsey Hussle


278. “The purpose of life is to discover your own path, and to have the courage to follow it, no matter where it leads.” – Jay Shetty


279. “I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy.” — Warren Buffett


280. “Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” Dwayne Johnson


281. “And it’s possible to monetize your art without compromising the integrity of it for commerce.” – Nipsey Hussle


282. “…the image is one thing and the human being is another…it’s very hard to live up to an image.” – Elvis Presley


283. “Football teaches you hard work. It takes a lot of unspectacular preparation to have spectacular results in both business and football.” -Roger Staubach


284. “If you’re going to write about rap music and hip-hop, and you don’t love it, then we don’t need your opinion, and we revoke your opinion.” – Nipsey Hussle


285. “I do not believe in excuses. I believe in hard work as the prime solvent of life’s problems.” – James Cash Penney


286. “Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.” – Swami Sivananda


287. “Before rap, my last name was my lifestyle, and when I visualize success, it looked like right now.” – Nipsey Hussle


288. “When you have a strong sense of purpose, you can overcome any obstacle and achieve anything you set your mind to.” – Joel Brown


289. “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.” – Steve Jobs


290. “All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.” – Pope Paul VI


291. “If you can’t find a good companion to walk with, walk alone, like an elephant roaming the jungle. It is better to be alone than to be with those who will hinder your progress.” – Elvis Presley


292. “I was having a really hard time — I lost two brothers at the same time, so it was hard for me to just wake up in the morning,” she explained.


293. “The purpose of life is to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


294. “Success in life comes when you simply refuse to give up, with goals so strong that obstacles, failure, and loss only act as motivation.”


295. “Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it away from you” – Mark Cuban quotes about hustling


296. “Determine never to be idle. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.” – Thomas Jefferson


297. “Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly and get on with improving your other innovations.” – Steve Jobs


298. “Having the positive belief that it will all be O.K. just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind.” – Natalie Massenet


299. “Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” Gail Devers


300. “How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.”- Trina Paulus


301. “There are three things you must do in order to become wealthy. You must have the right mindset, discover your purpose in life, and find a business that expresses that purpose.” – Andy Fuehl


302. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill


303. “Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” – Christian D. Larson


304. “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” Vince Lombardi


305. “Football teaches you hard work. It takes a lot of unspectacular preparation to have spectacular results in both business and football.” -Roger Staubach


306. “For a long time, I’ve had to hustle. If a film role is obviously great, then it’s been difficult for me to get a look-in.” – Rufus Sewell


307. “If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception; it is a prevailing attitude.” Colin Powell


308. “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.” – Steve Jobs


309. “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” Stephen King


310. “Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.” – David Rockefeller


311. “It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old. They grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.” – Gabriel Garcia Marquez


312. “We represent a hustler. I think we represent inspiration. I think we represent, you know, staying down. I think we represent building yourself up from the bootstraps.” – Nipsey Hussle


313. “Focused. I’m a hustler. And my hustle is trying to figure out the best ways to do what I like without having to do much else.” — Mos Def


314. “You gotta run more than your mouth to escape the treadmill of mediocrity. A true hustler jogs during the day, and sleepwalks at night.” — Jarod Kintz


315. “I want the peace in knowing that is wasn’t for lack of hustling that I missed a target for my dream. I want to know that the one thing in my control was under control.” – Jon Acuff


316. “When I meet successful people I ask 100 questions as to what they attribute their success to. It is usually the same: persistence, hard work and hiring good people.” – Kiana Tom


317. “The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.” – George Bernard Shaw


318. Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. -Joshua J. MarineMotivational quote by Joshua J. Marine


319. “I’ve never gotten over what they call stagefright. I go through it every show. I’m pretty concerned, I’m pretty much thinking about the show. I never get completely comfortable with it, and I don’t let the people around me get comfortable with it, in that I remind them that it’s a new crowd out there, it’s a new audience, and they haven’t seen us before. So it’s got to be like the first time we go on.” – Elvis Presley


320. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” – Steve Jobs


321. “What we really want to do is what we are really meant to do. When we do what we are meant to do, money comes to us, doors open for us, we feel useful, and the work we do feels like play to us.” – Julia Cameron


322. “I don’t count my sit-ups; I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count.”- Muhammad Ali


323. “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” – Newt Gingrich


324. “If four things are followed – having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance – then anything can be achieved.” A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


325. “An artist always knows everything he does. You know what I’m saying—all the records he starts and don’t end up in the public and just sit on the harddrive.” – Nipsey Hussle


326. “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” Newt Gingrich


327. “Having the positive belief that it will all be O.K. just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind.” – Natalie Massenet


328. “I’d like to show people that if you put the hard work in and you believe in yourself, then you can do whatever you want to.” – Oscar Pistorius


329. “You could certainly say that I’ve never underestimated myself. There’s nothing wrong with being ambitious.” – Angela Merkel


330. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


331. “No one is to blame for your future situation but yourself. If you want to be successful, then become “Successful.”― Jaymin Shah


332. “Your purpose in life is to find your own path, and to follow it, no matter what anyone else says.” – Unknown


333. “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King


334. “Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they’re making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that’s the difference.” Lou Holtz


335. “There is no substitute for hard work. There is a little luck along the way, but there is no substitute for really super-hard work, first in, last out. Mary Callahan Erdoesk. There is a little luck along the way, but there is no substitute for really super-hard work, first in, last out.” – Mary Callahan Erdoes


336. “I was never ignorant as far as being experienced in classrooms, and learning about different subjects, and actually soaking it up.” – Nipsey Hussle


337. “Sporting success doesn’t happen by accident. It takes hard work and determination on the part of the individual athletes. And it also takes investment in facilities and training support.” – Nicola Sturgeon quotes about hustling


338. “Purpose is not a destination, it’s a journey. It’s not something you find, it’s something you create.” – Evan Carmichael


339. “I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.” – Robert Bosch


340. “All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there. All you have to do is go after it.” – Curtis Carlson


341. “Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.” – Swami Sivananda


342. “Being self-made means never making an excuse as to why you can’t take steps toward whatever your goal is.” – Nipsey Hussle


343. “Trouble cannot be avoided, you either go looking for it or it will come looking for you.” – Constance Friday


344. If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. -Napoleon HillMotivational quote by Napoleon Hill


345. “My thing is that I don’t give no person that much power over my path that I’m walking. Not one person can make or break what I’m doing, except me or God.” – Nipsey Hussle


346. “All my life, I knew that there was all the money you could want out there. All you have to do is go after it.” – Curtis Carlson


347. “To be a champion, I think you have to see the big picture. It’s not about winning and losing; it’s about every day hard work and about thriving on a challenge. It’s about embracing the pain that you’ll experience at the end of a race and not being afraid. I think people think too hard and get afraid of a certain challenge.” – Summer Sanders


348. “Many people think they want things, but they don’t really have the strength, the discipline. They are weak. I believe that you get what you want if you want it badly enough.” – Sophia Loren


349. “We do two shows a night for five weeks. A lotta times we’ll go upstairs and sing until daylight – gospel songs. We grew up with it…It more or less puts your mind at ease. It does mine.” – Elvis Presley


350. “So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.” – Caterina Fake


351. “If successful and unsuccessful people share the same goals, then the goal cannot be what differentiates the winners from the losers.” – James Clear


352. “Sometimes, people, they too, destroy you—precisely because they recognize your power not because they don’t see it , but because they see it, and they don’t want it to exist.” – Nipsey Hussle


353. “To acquire money requires valor, to keep money requires prudence, to spend money well is an art.” – Berthold Auerbach


354. “Any time a country transitioned to a flat currency, they collapsed. That’s just world history. You don’t have to know about cryptocurrency to know that.” – Nipsey Hussle


355. “Some people are born with very little; some are fortunate enough to have it all. When I grew up, we didn’t have much. I had to hustle to get what I wanted… but I had that hunger for more. I didn’t always make the right choices, but I learned from my mistakes.” Curtis Jackson


356. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill


357. “My legacy is that I will hustle and grind. No one will stop me from hustling. I’ll be where God wants me to be.” August Alsina


358. “Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.” – Winston Churchill, hustle quotes Winston Churchill


359. Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it's holy ground. There's no greater investment. -Stephen Covey


360. “I never wake up in the morning and wonder why I am here. I wake up and wonder why I am not making here better.”


361. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan


362. “Doing music to pay bills is an uncomfortable situation. I never wanted to be in that situation.” – Nipsey Hussle


363. “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.” – Steve Jobs


364. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”- Muhammad Ali


365. “Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a dance step – it’s an old business procedure.” – Fran Lebowitz


366. “If you have an idea of what you want to do in your future, you must go at it with almost monastic obsession…you have to go at it single-mindedly and let nothing get in your way.” – Henry Rollins


367. “To acquire money requires valor, to keep money requires prudence, and to spend money well is an art.” – Berthold Auerbach


368. “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t. So that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.” – Unknown


369. “The work you do while you procrastinate is probably the work you should be doing for the rest of your life.” – Jessica Hische


370. “Success or greatness come with a roller-coaster ride—anybody can apply the marathon concept to what they do.” – Nipsey Hussle


371. “Spoke some things into the universe and they appeared, I say it’s worth it, I won’t say it’s fair. Find your purpose or you wastin’ air.” – Nipsey Hussle


372. “If a man is called a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and Earth will pause to say, ‘Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.’” Martin Luther King, Jr.


373. “The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods.” – Maxine Hong Kingston quotes about hustling and grinding.


374. “If you don’t have a plan, it’s very hard to really have faith in what you’re doing ’cause soon as something pops up, it’s gonna look like the end-all.” – Nipsey Hussle


375. “Whatever you do, do with determination. You have one life to live; do your work with passion and give your best. Whether you want to be a chef, doctor, actor, or a mother, be passionate to get the best result.” Alia Bhatt


376. “‘Victory’ is like, you won, so the question is, what? What did you win? I think that the songs go into that. It’s just about reaching a place in myself.” – Nipsey Hussle


377. “You gotta run more than your mouth to escape the treadmill of mediocrity. A true hustler jogs during the day, and sleepwalks at night. ” – Jarrod Kintz


378. “I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. He taught me that if you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it, and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be.”– Roald Dahl


379. “I’m at peace with what I’m doing. I feel good about what I wake up doing and about my lifestyle.” – Nipsey Hussle


380. “Inspiration is one thing and you can’t control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Good luck means, work hard. Keep up the good work.” – Kevin Eubanks


381. “I’m living everyday like a hustle. Another drug to juggle. Another day, another struggle.” – Notorious BIG quotes about hustling


382. “To hustle is like being a farmer, work first so you can enjoy all the fruits with you loved ones later.” — Jeremiah Say


383. “Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a dance step – it’s an old business procedure.” – Fran Lebowitz


384. Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, 'Make me feel important.' Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life. -Mary Kay Ash


385. “It took several years of hard work in small roles before I attained stardom.” – Bela Lugosi quotes about hustling


386. “Sometimes you face difficulties not because you’re doing something wrong, but because you’re doing something right.” – Joel Osteen


387. “Your purpose is your passion, the thing that makes you come alive and gives your life meaning.” – Joel Brown


388. “Most of the time, when it rains it starts pouring, but how we grind it makes the weather change for us.” – Nipsey Hussle


389. “The hustle brings the dollar. The experience brings the knowledge. The persistence brings success.” – Ross Simmonds


390. “You could certainly say that I’ve never underestimated myself. There’s nothing wrong with being ambitious.” – Angela Merkel


391. “I think that every artist – or anybody that’s in business – could benefit from a direct-to-consumer strategy, so I think that that applies to us as artists and content creators, too.” – Nipsey Hussle


392. The best leaders are those most interested in surrounding themselves with assistants and associates smarter than they are. They are frank in admitting this and are willing to pay for such talents. -Antos Parrish


393. “We all naturally want to become successful… we also want to take shortcuts. And it’s easy to do so, but you can never take away the effort of hard work and discipline and sacrifice.” – Apolo Ohno quotes about hustling


394. “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.” – Anonymous


395. “Hustle is simple – it’s doing the work. A lot of people like to talk about it, a lot of people have ideas, but it’s difficult to actually do the work.” — Troy Carter


396. “I’m not just a singer, I’m an entertainer. I want to give my audience a show they’ll never forget.” – Elvis Presley


397. “Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition – in having put forth the best within you”. – Henry J. Kaiser


398. “When people see a legend, they call it a legend. But to be a legend, it’s a lot of hard work and patience.” – Burning Spear


399. “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.” – Steve Jobs


400. “Guys who might not be superstars but because of their hustle, because of the little things they do, these are the guys who can really mean the difference between winning and losing.” – Dwyane Wade


401. “As gang members, as young dudes in the streets, especially in L.A., we’re the effect of a situation. We didn’t wake up and create our own mind-state and our environment; we adapted our survival instincts.” – Nipsey Hussle


402. “I’m sharp. What the street taught me how to do is how to hustle. How to make something out of nothing.” — Pitbull


403. “I’m sharp. What the street taught me how to do is how to hustle. How to make something out of nothing.” – Pitbull


404. “Hustle isn’t just working on the things you like. It means doing the things you don’t enjoy so you can do the things you love.” – Unknown


405. “The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.” – Thomas A. Edison


406. “The company you keep has a large influence on the situations you bring to yourself. So, whatever direction motherfuckers are heading in, whether it’s rap music, production, or a 9-5 life, whatever it is; you gotta surround yourself with people that’s likeminded and focused on the same goal you’re focused on. Birds of a feather flock together.”


407. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley


408. “Some hustle for respect. Some hustle for love. Others hustle for truth. We all hustle to survive.” – Unknown


409. “We all naturally want to become successful… we also want to take shortcuts. And it’s easy to do so, but you can never take away the effort of hard work and discipline and sacrifice.” – Apolo Ohno


410. “Be your own biggest fan, your own biggest believer, and put it on your back and carry the weight.” – Nipsey Hussle


411. “Hard work pays off – hard work beats talent any day, but if you’re talented and work hard, it’s hard to be beat.” – Robert Griffin III


412. “I think you can make a pure artistic product if you understand how to build your own industry.” – Nipsey Hussle


413. “I’m focusing on the music, but I still have a cold library of books that I’ve either read or I plan on getting to.” – Nipsey Hussle


414. “Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work. I had to put in the time to get back. And it was a grind. It meant training and sweating every day. But I was completely committed to working out to prove to myself that I still could do it.” – Andre Agassi


415. “There’s a difference between fake hustle for show and being someone who tries hard to win.” – Manny Machado


416. “A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It’s my favorite part of the business, live concerts.” – Elvis Presley


417. “The risk of moving toward your dreams is much lower than the slow, everyday punishment you inflict on yourself by suppressing your dream.” – Mel Robbins


418. “Mine’s a pretty simple strategy: there’s not a lot of talent here, but there’s a lot of hustle. I have to be in every place I can, and be busy.” – Ryan Seacrest


419. “I call it ‘dropping the rope.’ You’ve got to drop a rope. Everybody got to climb up, but you gotta drop the rope.” – Nipsey Hussle


420. “The reason children accept discipline from their parents is because they know their parents love them.” – Nipsey Hussle


421. “You got a dream, you gotta protect it. People can’t do something themselves, they wanna tell you you can’t do it. If you want something, go get it. Period.”- Will Smith, Pursuit of happiness


422. “Man, I was tame compared to what they do now. Are you kidding? I didn’t do anything but just jiggle.” – Elvis Presley


423. I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done. -Lucille BallMotivational quote by Lucille Ball


424. “The best kinds of people in your life aren’t those who gather to celebrate your success, but those who gather to help your hustle.” — Usman Ismaheel


425. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell


426. “You can’t begin and then stop. If you begin, you must keep on beginning. That’s the truth. No rest for the wicked.” – Unknown


427. “Success for an athlete follows many years of hard work and dedication.” – Michael Diamond quotes about hustling and hard work.


428. “Entrepreneurs average 3.8 failures before final success. What sets the successful ones apart is their amazing persistence.” – Lisa M. Amos


429. “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” Zig Ziglar


430. “When you say ‘follow me on Twitter,’ and you get 10 million people to follow you – you just leveraged your influence to add value to an app that you have no ownership in.” – Nipsey Hussle


431. “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” Jesse Owens


432. “A solution built by an artist serves the artist more than the solution the capitalist comes up with.” – Nipsey Hussle


433. “When I was young, I observed that nine out of 10 things I did were failures. So, I did 10 times more work.” George Bernard Shaw


434. “I was raised differently because even if you wish me the worst, I will still wish you the best.” – Nipsey Hussle


435. “What I lack in talent, I compensate with my willingness to grind it out. That’s the secret of my life.” – Guy Kawasaki


436. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shots and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan


437. “Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work – and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.” – Lucille Ball


438. “I played the game one way. I gave it everything I had. It doesn’t take any ability to hustle.” – Wade Boggs


439. “I realized the power of hip-hop. I realized how influential this music and this culture are.” – Nipsey Hussle


440. “You’re either changing your life or you’re not. No waiting for this or that or better weather or other hurdles. Hurdles are the change.” – Terri Guillemets


441. “There are only two options regarding commitment. You’re either IN or you’re OUT. There is no such thing as life in-between.” – Pat Riley


442. “It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old. They grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.”– Gabriel García Márquez


443. “Hustle isn’t just working on the things you like. It means doing the things you don’t enjoy so you can do the things you love.” – Anonymous, unknown hustle quotes


444. “Fear is a habit; so is self-pity, defeat, anxiety, despair, hopelessness and resignation. You can eliminate all of these negative habits with two simple resolves: I can! and I will!” – Anonymous


445. “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman


446. “Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.” – Colin Powell


447. “Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren’t sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better.” John Carmack


448. “The best kinds of people in your life aren’t those who gather to celebrate your success, but those who gather to help your hustle.” — Usman Ismaheel


449. “Your purpose in life is to make a difference in the lives of others, to be of service, and to contribute to the greater good.” – Myles Munroe


450. “You can’t have a million-dollar dream with a minimum-wage work ethic.” – Stephen C. Hogan, author and entrepreneur


451. “Be truthful with yourself and other people, and try your best to make decisions outside of your ego.” – Nipsey Hussle


452. “You’re either changing your life or you’re not. No waiting for this or that or better weather or other hurdles. Hurdles are the change.” – Terri Guillemets


453. “The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” – Barack Obama


454. “I think that everybody does hustle in order to survive. That doesn’t mean lying – it’s more about how you handle situations.” — David O. Russell


455. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” Colin Powell


456. “The purpose of life is to create something that will outlast us, to leave a positive impact on the world, and to make a difference in the lives of others.” – Elon Musk


457. “Seize the opportunity, believe, and take control of it. Then get on your marathon and grind it ’til it’s over with.” – Nipsey Hussle


458. “I want to be remembered like Pete Rose ‘Charlie Hustle.’ I want people to say, ‘Wherever he was, he was always giving it his all.” – Walter Payton


459. “We got turned down, we failed, had setbacks, had to start over a lot of times. But we kept going at it. In anybody’s case, that’s always the distinguishing factor.” – Nipsey Hussle


460. “There is no substitute for hard work. Never give up. Never stop believing. Never stop fighting.” – Hope Hicks


461. “Grind until you get it no matter what the haters say and never look back, keep striving cause it’s your life.”― Jonathan Anthony Burkett


462. “The best thing you can do for a person is to inspire them. That’s the best currency you can offer: inspiration. So, when a person can rely on you for that, that empowers them in every realm of their life. Being inspired. It empowers them in their relationships, in their business, in their art, in their creativity. It empowers them because without inspiration, you’re dry.”


463. “Lift up the weak; inspire the ignorant. Rescue the failures; encourage the deprived! Live to give. Don’t only hustle for survival. Go, and settle for revival!” – Israelmore Ayivor


464. “If four things are followed – having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance – then anything can be achieved.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


465. “When I was a child, ladies and gentlemen, I was a dreamer. I read comic books and I was the hero of the comic book. I saw movies and I was the hero in the movie. So every dream I ever dreamed has come true a hundred times…I learned very early in life that: ‘Without a song, the day would never end; without a song, a man ain’t got a friend; without a song, the road would never bend – without a song.’ So I keep singing a song. Goodnight. Thank you.” – Elvis Presley


466. “Define who you are and what you are, and be clear on that. Meditate on that and then, live and die by that… You can’t break the rules, the fundamental rules. Be a man of your word, do what you say you’re gonna do, respect people the way you would like to be respected.”


467. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley


468. “My key to surviving and winning is hustle. I think once you lose your hustle, you lost everything.” — Yo Gotti


469. “I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near.” – Margaret Thatcher


470. “Everyone is where they are at because they worked hard for it. Don’t ever hate on someone’s hustle. Just figure out how you can get there.” Jo Koy


471. “Mine’s a pretty simple strategy: there’s not a lot of talent here, but there’s a lot of hustle. I have to be in every place I can, and be busy.” – Ryan Seacrest


472. “The energy you’ll expend focusing on someone else’s life is better spent working on your own.” – Sophia Amoruso


473. “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King


474. “Your purpose in life is to embrace your unique gifts and talents, and to use them to create a life that is truly your own.” – Unknown


475. “Most important thing is to get rid of doubt. If you have doubt in what you’re doing, it’s not gonna work.” – Nipsey Hussle


476. “It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old. They grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.” – Gabriel García Márquez


477. “Hoping what I’m doing truly makes my mama proud, ‘cause for a very long time, I was the reason for her frowns.” – Nipsey Hussle


478. “Without a game plan and without a strong sense of faith in what you’re doing, it’s gonna be real hard to accomplish anything.” – Nipsey Hussle


479. “If a man is called a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and Earth will pause to say, ‘Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.’” – Martin Luther King, Jr.


480. “Material things ain’t nothing, you feel me? At the end of the day, it’s who you are. You wasn’t born with it; you gon’ die without it.” – Nipsey Hussle


481. “The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” – Henry Ford


482. “A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It’s my favorite part of the business – live concerts.” – Elvis Presley


483. “Some hustle for respect. Some hustle for love. Others hustle for truth. We all hustle to survive.” — Jay Cole Swahili


484. “The trouble for most people is they don’t decide to get wealthy, they just dream about it.” – Michael Masters


485. “I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy.” – Warren Buffett


486. “Persist – don’t take no for an answer. If you’re happy to sit at your desk and not take any risk, you’ll be sitting at your desk for the next 20 years.” – David Rubenstein


487. “If four things are followed – having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance – then anything can be achieved.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


488. “The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don’t give up.” – Robert Tew


489. “The artist part of me always wants to be appreciated. I read every review. But I never wanted to seek validation by awards or anything controlled by politics.” – Nipsey Hussle


490. It's not just about being better. It's about being different. You need to give people a reason to choose your business. -Tom Abbott


491. “You just have to find that thing that’s special about you that distinguishes you from all the others, and through true talent, hard work, and passion, anything can happen.” Dr. Dre


492. “Back in the 90s, if you did mail order in music, you could make a good living doing it if you could hustle.” — John Darnielle


493. “The person who doesn’t know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn’t know where his last dollar went.” – Unknown


494. “Hustle isn’t just working on the things you like. It means doing the things you don’t enjoy so you can do the things you love.” – Unknown


495. “If you have an idea of what you want to do in your future, you must go at it with almost monastic obsession, be it music, the ballet or just a basic degree. You have to go at it single-mindedly and let nothing get in your way.” – Henry Rollins


496. “Looking at 2014, I look back: we made more money off ‘Mailbox Money’ than we would have made off taking an advance from anybody. We made more money letting our fans buy the stuff directly from us than what any label could have offered us.” – Nipsey Hussle


497. “One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don’t throw it away.” – Stephen Hawking


498. “Hustle isn’t just working on the things you like. It means doing the things you don’t enjoy so you can do the things you love.” – Unknown


499. “Your purpose in life is not to be successful, but to live a meaningful life that aligns with your values and passions.” – Unknown


500. The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. -Vince Lombardi


501. “I seen a lot of artists be hot for a minute, and then that’s it, and somebody else come in.” – Nipsey Hussle


502. “When I started flirting with the hustle, failure became my ex. Now engaged to the game and married to success.” – Unknown


503. “I’m always looking for new ways to express myself and push the boundaries of what I can do.” – Elvis Presley


504. “Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually, it’ll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off.” – Kevin Hart


505. “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King


506. “When I started flirting with the hustle, failure became my ex. Now engaged to the game and married to success.” – Unknown


507. “The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don’t give up.” – Robert Tew


508. “If you have an idea of what you want to do in your future, you must go at it with almost monastic obsession, be it music, the ballet or just a basic degree. You have to go at it single-mindedly and let nothing get in your way.” Henry Rollins


509. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar


510. “I do not believe in excuses. I believe in hard work as the prime solvent of life’s problems.” – James Cash Penney


511. “If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.” – Thomas Jefferson


512. “Enjoy your sweat because hard work doesn’t guarantee success, but without it you don’t have a chance.” Alex Rodriguez


513. “I’m not into trading ownership of the only asset I have, which is my intellectual property.” – Nipsey Hussle


514. “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” Calvin Coolidge


515. “Your purpose in life is to live a life that is true to yourself, and that inspires others to do the same.” – Unknown


516. “Success, to me, is just being able to do what you love to do and support yourself all through.” – Nipsey Hussle


517. “Be more fearless. All my radical moonshots have defined me. That don’t be my downfall, my downfall will be not going crazy, not having a higher expectation. Anytime I done set my sight on something that seemed way outlandish, it always come back exactly how I seen it. So, I think I would tell myself [to] just put way bigger goals on the wall. Just have a bigger vision, have a higher expectation.”


518. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan


519. “Focused. I’m a hustler. And my hustle is trying to figure out the best ways to do what I like without having to do much else.” – Mos Def quotes about hustling


520. “Unnecessary hustle is one of the American follies. We hustle at both work and play and consequently enjoy neither to the utmost.” — William Feather


521. “I don’t know about hell, I don’t know about heaven. All I know is ’bout right now and this lifestyle is interesting.” – Nipsey Hussle


522. “It is hard work to be good when you are very little and very hungry, and have many sticks to beat you, and no mother’s lips to kiss you.” – Ouida


523. “It’s important to be willing to make mistakes. The worst that can happen is that you become memorable.” – Sara Blakely


524. “You must accept that you might fail; then, if you do your best and still don’t win, at least you can be satisfied that you’ve tried.

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