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Glenn Beck Quotes

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Glenn Beck quotes: regarding his ADD, how roasting him can make ya rich, finding happiness, and more.

“Life is a journey.  As you walk along the road you can either look back or you can look ahead.  Look ahead.  Always look for the very next step.”

“When you choose the path, you choose the destination.”

“All men are created equal.  It is what you do from there that makes the difference.  We are all free agents in life.  We make our own decisions.  We control our own destiny.”

“I have found there are four steps to change: (1) You must want it, (2) You must believe it, (3) You must live it, and (4) You will become it.”

“Sometimes the hardest part of the journey is believing you’re worthy of the trip.  No one who has passed through the storm has ever regretted the journey.  No one stands here and wishes to go back to the other side.”

“The moment you stop worrying about success is when success will happen.”

“You can either complain about how hard your life is, or you can realize that only you are responsible for it.”

“If you don’t draw a line in the sand, you will just keep drifting.  You have to know what you’re willing to do and not willing to do right now.”

“Without failure there is no sweetness in success.  There’s no understanding of it.”

“Question with boldness, hold to the truth, and speak without fear.”

“Life isn’t meant to be safe.  It’s only in our mistakes, our errors, and our faults that we grow and truly live.”

“You’ve got to demand the truth from yourself.  There’s a big difference between not knowing the truth and not liking it.”

“We’re giving our freedoms away.  The American experiment was about freedom.  Freedom to be stupid, freedom to fail, freedom to succeed.”

“Don’t follow the crowd.  Don’t do the easy thing.  Do the right thing.”

“No one is guaranteed happiness.  You can pursue it, but if you happen to find success along the way on that road to happiness… you should not be demonized or penalized for it.”

“You never fully appreciate what you had until you don’t have it anymore.”

“Most times we’re so focused on what we think we want that we can’t appreciate how happy we already are.  It’s only when we forget about our problems and help others forget theirs that we realize how good we really have it.”

“Because others have let us down, it is now our duty to face the hard truths and do the right thing, no matter the personal cost.”

“Atonement: it’s a chance to fix the unfixable and to start all over again.  It begins when you forgive yourself for all you’ve done wrong, and forgive others for all they’ve done to you.  Your mistakes aren’t mistakes anymore, they’re just things that make you stronger.”

“I believe that if we get out of people’s way, the sky’s the limit.  The sky is the limit.”

“If you don’t find a leader, perhaps it is because you were meant to lead.”

“Money doesn’t talk; it screams.”

“When did it become a problem to be a small businessman and become successful?  The small businessman… like my father, or like me?  When did it become something of shame or ridicule to be a self-made man in America?”

Oprah is wildly successful, and she’s a brilliant businesswoman.  She’s also somebody who’s overcome a ton of demons in her own life, and that’s really what shaped her.  I think the same could be said for me.”

“You can get rich making fun of me.  I know.  I’ve made lots of money making fun of me.”

“What is the point of competing for a trophy if everyone gets a trophy?  Not everybody gets a trophy.”

“Don’t fall into the trap of believing so deeply in your own ideology that you cannot even see the flaws in it.”

“When I was young, I used to hear people say, ‘He’s a golden boy.  Look at that guy.  Can you imagine what he’s going to be like when he grows up?’  Well, I unfortunately bought into that.  And I hadn’t even found myself.  Quite honestly, I was running from myself.  But I knew how to work Top 40 radio.”

“When you aren’t drinking or using drugs or spending lots of money on fancy toys or basking in the glow of fame or working all the time or eating your way through the refrigerator, being hateful and angry is a very handy shield from the truth.  It lets you focus on everyone else’s shortcomings, and all the ways they have let you down.  You can bemoan how all these broken people keep finding you somehow.  That way you don’t have to focus on what really matters—the tough work of finding what is broken inside you.”

“By the time I was 30, nobody would work with me.  I knew my life was at a crossroads.  It was either over, or I was going to restart.  I was friendless, I was hopeless, I was suicidal, lost my family.  I mean, it was bad.  Bottomed out, didn’t know what I was going to do.  I actually thought I was going to be a chef—go to work in a kitchen someplace.”

“Defeat anger, stop using it as a shield against truth, and you will find the compassion you need to forgive the people you love.”

“I can multitask like crazy.  I’m riddled with ADD.  It’s a blessing and a curse.”

“When you’re true to yourself, they get to know you and they sense something genuine.”

“The message was that you need to stand for those things that are right and empower the individual.  Believe in the power of one person.  Don’t believe that you can’t do it.  Everybody wants… everybody wants a shot.  That, we can all agree on.”

“What I’m trying to do is get this message out about self-empowerment, entrepreneurial spirit and true Americanism—the way we were when we changed the world, when Edison was alone, failing his 2,000th time on the lightbulb.”

“Just do this one thing: promise yourself you’ll never deal underhanded to anybody.  You’ll be honest in all of your business dealings.  That is hard.  Conquer that one.  Demand it of yourself.  Demand a higher standard for yourself and your children and do it.”

“It does not have to be that the greatest generation is behind us.  It does not have to be that our children will have a lower standard of living.  It will be that way if we choose to believe that.  I choose not to believe that.”

“Everyone needs a place where they can go to just ponder for a while.  Silence is important; it’s the only time you can hear the whispering of truth.”

“Sometimes our strengths are also our weaknesses.  Sometimes to be strong you have to first be weak.  You have to share your burdens; you have to lean on other people while you face your problems and yourself.”

“Application of your faith will change your life.”

“Always remember where we come from, how we got here, and who led us into the warmth of the sunshine.”

“Some things are worth believing in.  That the little guy can make it.  Every single life has value and is worth living.  That honor and integrity do matter.  That justice will prevail; if not in this life, then the next.  And that God does exist.  And what we do in our lives matters.”

“We have only one life.  We may waste it, or we may use it to learn of God and what God wants for us.  And we all make mistakes.  Only one life.”

“It’s never too late.  We’ve come around to a better way of life with showing love and giving love.  That’s what matters.”

“You have tremendous potential, potential for joy or hate, light or dark, life or death.  But in the end, you choose.  What a gift, what a joy to witness.”

“Perhaps, in the end, the lesson is that it’s as important to say ‘I tried’ as it is to say ‘I succeeded.'”

“Life is what you make of it.  There’s always fun and laughs right under your nose if you’re willing to open your eyes to see it.”

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