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Christina Aguilera Pose

Christina Aguilera quotes: her best business and life lessons.

“Life is a journey, it can take you anywhere you choose to go.”

“The roughest road often leads to the top.”

“You’ve got to make a decision: are you going to go down with the situation, or are you going to focus and succeed?”

“When you have a specific vision for something, you just go in and attack it.”

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McGregor Instagram Shot

Here’s how: study this guy.  Conor McGregor.  Who, at the time of writing this, just got mauled – in his last UFC fight – by a crazy Russian named Khabib.

As if that wasn’t bad enough, McGregor talked all kinds of sh*t before the fight.

For example:

“I’m gonna knock this man’s nose into the nosebleeds,” was one unforgettable quote I remember Conor saying.

Now.  What’s this gotta do with makin’ millions?

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Make Enemies Online

I’ve talked before about how to make people like you.  A good thing to know.  Right?

But here’s the asterisk: you also have to know how to make people despise you.

Simply because, what army of advocates will march with you if no enemy exists?

One requires the other… or it’s pointless.  Kinda like pubic hair.

Anyways.

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Billy Bob Thornton

Billy Bob Thornton quotes: on why he started writing, how to achieve perfection, why ignorance is awesome, and more.

“Somewhere along the line we stopped believing we could do anything.  And if we don’t have our dreams, we have nothing.”

“You can’t knock a place where you realized your dreams.”

“You better know what you want to do before someone knows it for you.”

“You’re not going to get exactly what you want unless it’s your vision from beginning to end.”

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Jenna Bush Hager

Jenna Bush Hager quotes: 43rd’s daughter educates us.

“Life is wild and precious.  I think everyone’s life is probably wild, because you just don’t know what’s going to happen tomorrow.”

“I’m glad I made mistakes, even at the expense of late-night comedy making fun of me.  I think it is important for young people to fall down and be able to get back up again.”

“Feeling like you need to be perfect is unrealistic and boring.”

“One of the things that my parents did well was allow us to be flawed, to grow as people, to be able to make mistakes safely, to find out who we are and to have our own opinions.  People are always surprised to learn that my sister and I were able to form our own opinions, especially as adults, but my parents didn’t talk us into anything.”

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Pierre Morad Omidyar

Pierre Omidyar quotes: eBay entrepreneur talks shop, giving back, personal wealth, and more.

“You’re able to accomplish anything you set out to accomplish.”

“I say that you should pursue your passion.  If you’re passionate about something and you work hard, then I think you’ll be successful.  If you start a business because you think you’re going to make a lot of money at it, then you probably won’t be successful, because that’s the wrong reason to start a business.  You have to really believe in what you’re doing, be passionate enough about it so that you will put in the hours and the hard work that it takes to actually succeed there, and then you’ll be successful.”

“It is not really work, you know, if you are having fun.”

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Brian Acton

Brian Acton quotes: the WhatsApp co-founder’s best sayings.

“When I joined WhatsApp, I was 38 years old.  Opportunity is available to us in all walks of life and at all ages.”

“You never know what is coming to your life next.  Just don’t forget to try harder tomorrow, as one rejection can push you to the next level – acceptance – which is much more valuable in all possible ways.”

“A single interview can not decide your future.  It doesn’t mean that you are a failure if you are rejected at one instance.  Work hard for the empowering future.”

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Eric Emerson

Eric Schmidt quotes: the billionaire businessman’s top quotes.

“Here are some simple steps to creating a plan: think about your ideal job, not today but five years from now.  Where do you want to be?  What do you want to do?  How much do you want to make?  Write down the job description: if you saw this job on a website, what would the posting look like?  Now fast forward four or five years and assume you are in that job.  What does your five-years-from-now résumé look like?  What’s the path you took from now to then to get to your best?”

“What happens in the future is up to us.”

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John Roger Stephens

John Legend quotes: on fame, living up to his last name, the show he used to binge-watch, his fashion style, and more.

“We all must follow a different path to let our light shine, and that’s what makes us so unpredictable and unique.”

“You learn so much from taking chances, whether they work out or not.  Either way, you can grow from the experience and become stronger and smarter.”

“It’s really about working hard.”

“It’s not wrong to be afraid, but you have to fight through fear to overcome it.”

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Sir Peter Robert Jackson

Peter Jackson quotes: The Lord of the Rings producer’s best quotes.

“There’s creative opportunities all the way through the day, and that’s the thing that you have to keep trying to put at the forefront.”

“You just gotta show how determined you are.  You have to show how you’re not gonna ask for anything.  If you’ve got the talent, you’re gonna manage to fight your way to a career, but it has to be a fight.  If you don’t have that fight, you shouldn’t even be thinking about doing it in the first place.”

“Once you go down a road, you take it through to the end.”

“I think everything that you do, you’re learning.”

“I’ve always been happy to take a gamble on myself.”

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Michael Pettaway Tomlin

Mike Tomlin quotes: Tomlinisms regarding domination, self-evaluation, how to prepare for the game of life, and more.

“It’s not about what you’re capable of, it’s about what you’re willing to do.”

“We don’t live in our fears.  We live in our hopes.”

“Hungry is a word that I’ve been analyzing here of late.  It’s not hunger that drives me.  Hunger and thirst are things that can be quenched.  We have to be a driven group, we have to seek greatness.”

“You continue to dream the wild dreams that you dream when you were young.”

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Kirk James Ferentz

Kirk Ferentz quotes: Hawkeyes head honcho on surrounding yourself with good people, beating more talented competition, his lack of a master plan, and more.

“If you take care of business, life works out.”

“Just keep working and digging.  If you do that then you just give yourself a chance for good things to happen.”

“You just don’t have any choice.  You can use it as a crutch or you can try to play through it.  We try to encourage our guys not to have crutches in any regard.  We’re accountable for what we do, and injuries are part of the game.  You can cry about it or you can keep playing.  We try to keep playing, and it gives somebody else an opportunity.”

“I’ve never had a five-year plan or a three-year plan, or whatever.  We had an idea, philosophically, of what we were going to do and how we were going to do it.”

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Terry Paxton Bradshaw

Terry Bradshaw quotes: about growing up a momma’s boy, finding out he suffered from ADD and depression, why attitude is everything, the one thing he won’t do, and more.

“The life of a winner is the result of an unswerving commitment to a never-ending process of self-completion.”

“Being gifted intellectually is only a small part of the equation of success.  Concentrate on the factors you have control over: persistence, self-discipline, confidence.  Far more failures are due to lack of will than lack of ability.”

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.”

“Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.”

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James William Johnson

Jimmy Johnson quotes: the pigskin pro on success, being in control, maxin’ and relaxin’ and more.

“When you have success, there is glory for all.  With success and glory come great feelings for one another and recognition of one another’s contributions.”

“Do you want to be safe and good, or do you want to take a chance and be great?”

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.”

“The number one motivator is fear.  Fear of maybe letting down your teammates or being chastised or fear of losing your job.”

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James Joseph Harbaugh

Jim Harbaugh quotes: inside the quirky mind of the millionaire football figure.

“Realistic expectations for life are that we are going to be better today than we were yesterday, be better tomorrow than we were today.  That’s a plan for success.  So the key is simple: just work.”

“Anything is always a possibility.  Wouldn’t talk about what we would have done or what we would do.  Everything is a possibility.”

“You never think about what life’s going to be like five years down the road, or 10 – you just go though the day and try to make good decisions.  Sometimes you do, sometimes you don’t.  You just hope this day will be a good day.”

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