Pushing Yourself Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 85 Quotes About Pushing Yourself

#1. Being involved in competition is a privilege and an opportunity. Seek to make the most of that opportunity by pushing yourself to the limit of your abilities. When it is over, you will have earned the respect of your opponents, your coaches, and yourself. - Author: Tony La Russa
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#2. Seeing yourself as part of a creative lineage will help you feel less alone as you start making your own stuff. I hang pictures of my favourite artists in my studio. They're like friendly ghosts. I can almost feel them pushing me forward as I'm hunched over my desk. - Author: Austin Kleon
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#3. I think of empathy as a set of cumulative effects, ideally - that it can be a force shaping your habits, shaping where you put your attention and then - if you're hard on yourself, in good ways - pushing you to translate that attention into action, on whatever scale. - Author: Leslie Jamison
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#4. There's a constant tension in climbing, and really all exploration, between pushing yourself into the unknown but trying not to push too far. The best any of us can do is to tread that line carefully. - Author: Alex Honnold
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#5. Not enough people realize the satisfaction you can get from really pushing yourself to the limits. - Author: Richard Branson
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#6. There is something that you can do, for a greater good, for a greater cause, one that is far bigger than just yourself. Find it, and then, do it. - Author: Kevin Abdulrahman
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#7. I like to describe Himalayan climbing as a kind of art of suffering. Just pushing, pushing yourself to your limits. - Author: Wojciech Kurtyka
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#8. Performing is the craziest workout for me, because I feel like, on the first day of tour, I'm going nuts. Halfway through, I'm just so tired but obviously you keep pushing yourself because you have fans watching you. - Author: Hayley Williams
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#9. As a poet or a novelist or a painter, you are pushing yourself all the time, always looking for a new way to approach something, challenging yourself and never, never trying to write the same book twice. - Author: Paul Auster
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#10. When you don't have people in your life pushing you, can you push yourself? - Author: Tori Amos
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#11. We need to distinguish between stress and stimulation. Having deadlines, setting goals, and pushing yourself to perform at capacity are stimulating. Stress is when you're anxious, upset, or frustrated, which dramatically reduce your ability to perform. - Author: Andrew J. Bernstein
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#12. As an entrepreneur, you have to be OK with failure. If you're not failing, you're likely not pushing yourself hard enough. - Author: Alexa Von Tobel
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#13. You only do good work when you're taking risks and pushing yourself. - Author: Sally Hawkins
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#14. She pushed a finger against his shoulder, pushing him so he was flat on his back on the bed. "Now behave yourself and I'll show you how much fun I can be. - Author: Avery Flynn
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#15. Career miracles happen when you're so in love with your life that pushing yourself is actually easier than stopping, when you "do without doing." Joyful activity adds real value to the world, and adding value is the heart and soul of a successful career. - Author: Martha N. Beck
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#16. I'm a triathlete. Running is when I do my best living and my best thinking. I love the discipline, pushing yourself to suffer as much as you can, because it leads to a form of redemption. - Author: Naomi Benaron
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#17. I enjoy the element of pushing yourself, learning something new, whether it's a dance step, a scene, an emotion. - Author: Kenny Wormald
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#18. I believe if you don't keep constantly pushing the envelope and outgrowing yourself you're going to get real old sooner than you think. - Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour
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#19. Never give up! Just keep on pushing forward and you will break through! - Author: Heather Wolf
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#20. If you have no doubt in what you are about to do, you are not pushing yourself hard enough. - Author: Silvio Micali
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#21. Fear of failure is a ticket to mediocrity. If you're not failing from time to time, you're not pushing yourself. And if you're not pushing yourself, you're coasting. - Author: Eric Zorn
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#22. If you're unwilling to leave someplace you've outgrown, you will never reach your full potential. To be the best, you have to constantly be challenging yourself, raising the bar, pushing the limits of what you can do. Don't stand still, leap forward. - Author: Ronda Rousey
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#23. It's hard to get yourself into a position where someone will trust you to direct a film anyway, whatever sex you are. Certainly in England, the film set is a very male preserve. There's a lot of very rough looking men pushing equipment around that don't want the gaffer to be a girl. - Author: Colin Firth
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#24. When you are pushing yourself to not go back to the same well, you're gonna come up with something different, or you'll find songs that are different. - Author: Hillary Scott
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#25. If you're constantly pushing yourself higher, higher, the law of averages - not to mention the myth of Icarus - predicts that you will at some point fall. And when you do, I want you to know this, remember this: There is no such thing as failure. - Author: Oprah Winfrey
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#26. There's real beauty in pushing yourself to expose the real you in more ways. - Author: Kevin Systrom
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#27. Obviously I'd love to work with any of these great directors because every time I've worked with them I've gained a tremendous amount as an actor. Each director has his own way of pushing you towards improving yourself. - Author: Zhang Ziyi
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#28. What does it mean to be a snowboarder? It's about having fun, with your friends or by yourself. It's about pushing yourself to try new things and do the unexpected. Finally, and most importantly, it's about being creative. - Author: Shaun White
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#29. By doing things when you are too tired, by pushing yourself farther than you thought you could - like running the track after a two-hour practice - you become a competitor. Each time you go beyond your perceived limit, you become mentally stronger. - Author: Pat Summitt
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#30. You know, you don't work 30 something years in this business without knowing how to push yourself. So, I just kept pushing myself and pushing myself. The other thing that happens is when your hormones get out of whack your emotions come up. - Author: Marie Osmond
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#31. You're trying to block out every bit of noise. But people are made of noise, Mac. The world is full of noise. And finding quiet isn't about pushing everything out. It's just about pulling yourself in. - Author: Victoria Schwab
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#32. When the winds of life are pushing you back, THAT'S when you push forward the hardest. - Author: Yvonne Pierre
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#33. You should never feel comfortable. There is something wrong if you are. You should always feel under threat, on the edge of your seat and pushing yourself. Win one and you want to win more. It's never-ending. - Author: Damon Hill
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#34. It's something you have to find from within. You have to keep pushing yourself from within. It's not about what other people think and what other people say. It's about what you want to accomplish and do you want to go out there and be prepared to beat everyone you play or face. - Author: Tiger Woods
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#35. Pushing yourself to extremes blows out the cobwebs of trusted habit. It shakes up what you know to be reliably safe and substitutes the miracle of insecurity. - Author: Robert Genn
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#36. You must also forgive yourself. You must forgive yourself for any past mistakes and failures that you cannot forget. - Author: Laura Aranda
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#37. I'm good at marketing myself through the columns. But compared to other people I know, as far as networking and pushing yourself out there, I'm not very good at that. - Author: Joel Stein
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#38. Running alone is the toughest. You get to the point where you have to keep pushing yourself. - Author: Walter Payton
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#39. I look at everything I've done critically - but I think that's the job of an actor. If you ever sit on your laurels or think that you're good - in a way, I don't then think you're pushing yourself. - Author: Nicole Kidman
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#40. If you're not a real chameleon of an actor and if you're not one of those guys who can really shape-change themselves all the time, one of the ways to keep pushing yourself and keep changing is to be in different kinds of movies. - Author: Ethan Hawke
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#41. How will I know who I can become if I don't give myself the chance to try new things, to push myself beyond my normal boundaries? Who might I be if I am away from the things that I currently use to define myself? - Author: Eileen Cook
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#42. You keep pushing because you believe in yourself and in your vision and you know that it is the right thing to do, and success will come. So don't be afraid to fail! - Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger
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#43. Fear - It's a fine line between that and pushing yourself. You definitely reach new heights when you push. But fear is good. Fear keeps us alive. If we didn't have it, we'd be doing crazy things and getting in sticky situations. - Author: Stephanie Gilmore
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#44. It's flabbergasting. I can understand if you have your legs spread and you're pushing yourself into the camera - that's sexually erotic. But the sensual contours in the male or female shape? Come on, guys, relax. - Author: Helena Christensen
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#45. The truth is, one can work for another ten years and be playing parts, pushing yourself as hard as you can, and you are still accused of that. You're still tainted with that brush. I'm not called Jude Law, I have three names; I'm called 'Hunk Jude Law'. - Author: Jude Law
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#46. I am increasingly attracted to restricting possibility in the poem by inflicting a form upon yourself. Once you impose some formal pattern on yourself, then the poem is pushing back. I think good poems are often the result of that kind of wrestling with the form. - Author: Billy Collins
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#47. When you push yourself beyond limits, you discover inner reserves, which you never thought existed earlier. - Author: Manoj Arora
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#48. (Ash used his powers to lift Zarek from the floor and pin him roughly against the ceiling.)
Stop pushing your luck, boy. I've had it with you. (Acheron)
Have you ever thought of hiring yourself out to Disneyland? People would pay a fortune for this ride. (Zarek) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#49. I think if you're everyone's cup of tea, that probably means you're a little bit boring, or you're not pushing yourself. Creativity happens where it's dangerous and scary: where you're not comfortable. - Author: Kacey Musgraves
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#50. So commit! Commit yourself to pushing through the fear and becoming more than you are at the present moment. The you that could be is absolutely colossal. - Author: Susan Jeffers
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#51. You can create the perfect triceps by just pushing yourself off your wall. - Author: Jean-Claude Van Damme
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#52. Unless you're not pushing yourself, you're not living to the fullest. You can't be afraid to fail, but unless you fail, you haven't pushed hard enough.
- Author: Dean Karnazes
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#53. Love is not about feeling safe and secure; it's about scaring the pressure out of yourself but pushing forward anyway, because you know it's worth it. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#54. I'm a big believer in pushing yourself outside your comfort zone and stretching yourself artistically, but not at the expense of foolishness. - Author: Nichole Nordeman
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#55. Transformation also means looking for ways to stop pushing yourself so hard professionally or inviting so much stress. - Author: Gail Sheehy
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#56. The only really good performance is the one where you make yourself vulnerable, while pushing beyond your familiar comfort zone. - Author: Kim Gordon
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#57. Set higher standards for you own performance than anyone around you, and it won't matter whether you have a tough boss or an easy one. It won't matter whether the competition is pushing you hard, because you'll be competing with yourself. - Author: Rick Pitino
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#58. When you find yourself pushing through and using caffeine or sugar to keep going, this is the time to listen to your innate ultradian rhythm and take a rest. - Author: Candess M. Campbell
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#59. I learned from my mom to always keep pushing yourself. - Author: Gabby Douglas
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#60. Nothing good ever comes from worrying or sitting there feeling sorry for yourself ... Keep positive and keep pushing on and things will turn good. - Author: Conor McGregor
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#61. Then forgive yourself!" she shouted, pushing herself back up. She pressed her palm against the wall for support. "Everyone has a dark side! But it's their choice whether or not they cultivate it. Don't you understand? Lira's exploited hers, but not you. Not you, Emery Thane. - Author: Charlie N. Holmberg
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#62. When you see young players coming into the squad and pushing you, no matter what age you are, you have to react. You have to worry about yourself and perform as well as you can. If you end up looking around at others, wondering who's performing better, you take your eye off the ball. - Author: Frank Lampard
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#63. Pushing your limits is what allows you to grow stronger, so if you find yourself feeling passive, it can make sense to dial it up a little. Get moving. Accomplish something small. Do something you enjoy. Embrace what moves you. And start again. - Author: Max McKeown
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#64. Why does any kind of cynicism appeal to people? Because it seems like a mark of maturity, of sophistication, like you've seen everything and know better. Or because putting something down feels like pushing yourself up. - Author: Eliezer Yudkowsky
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#65. There's a time when people say your work is revolutionary, but you have to keep being revolutionary. I can't keep shooting pop stars all my life. You have to keep changing, keep pushing yourself, looking for the new, the unusual. - Author: Rankin
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#66. As a soccer player, I wanted an FA Cup winner's medal. As an actor you want an Oscar. As a chef it's three-Michelin's stars, there's no greater than that. So pushing yourself to the extreme creates a lot of pressure and a lot of excitement, and more importantly, it shows on the plate. - Author: Gordon Ramsay
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#67. You just keep pushing yourself harder and harder to achieve more and more - I don't think it's ever quite as glamorous as it appears on the outside. - Author: Sean Parker
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#68. We' had come to identify who was behind all the prodding and the pushing. Everything that happens to you, is really your very own. "Nobody is responsible for 'you'. 'You' are whole and sole responsible for yourself. - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#69. You push people away, Marley. You don't realise it, but you do. You close yourself off to anyone and anything that doesn't fit in your perfect little hamster ball of life. But you can't experience love only on your own terms. It doesn't work that way. - Author: Kate Lattey
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#70. When things don't come so naturally to you, you want to persevere, you want to keep pushing yourself to overcome obstacles that prevent you from having the kind of life that you want to have. - Author: Daniel Tammet
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#71. The best advice I have is keep writing, keep practicing, keep winning, losing and understanding the difference. Never stop learning, never stop pushing yourself. Then find yourself a team you can work well with and help make awesome things happen. - Author: Rhianna Pratchett
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#72. On the brink of sleep I have a gloomy thought: that saving yourself is only pushing yourself even deeper into the trap rather than getting out. Dying is the only way out. - Author: Erri De Luca
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#73. Inertia is depression's best friend. There's always a hump to get over before you can actually change. So pushing yourself over the hump is like opening a door to a new brain pattern. - Author: Deepak Chopra
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#74. If you can't build yourself up without pushing someone else down, it's time to step back and reevaluate just what you're trying to accomplish. - Author: LK Hunsaker
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#75. I didn't feel good today- little things here and there- but that's the nature of this game. You just keep pushing, being mentally and physically ready. Some days are better than others, but even if you don't feel so good, you get yourself going. - Author: Mike Matheny
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#76. Look, if you're going to get better, you have to push yourself. If you push yourself, you're going to fall. If you're not falling, you're not pushing. Falling is part of getting better. - Author: Darren Hardy
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#77. Relax. If you push yourself you won't get far. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#78. I think it's nice to know that people in the industry are paying attention to all of the hard work you've done throughout the years and rewarding you for it. It reminds you to keep doing it, to keep pushing yourself, and to always remain that way. - Author: Joan Smalls
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#79. Keep Reading.
Keep Writing.
Keep Pushing yourself!
And never stop learning!
We writerly types have to stick together mostly because everybody else thinks we're "weird". - Author: Darynda Jones
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#80. Post 9/11, brown people had this force pushing us together. It's like we're all being looked at with fear and suspicion; we're all being targeted, so how do you support yourself and your communities? - Author: Hari Kondabolu
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#81. Pushing yourself to be the best is unsustainable. Simply push yourself to be better than the day before. - Author: Simon Sinek
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#82. The reason I don't retire is that I learn something new every day. The brain has to be exercised the same as the rest of the body. It's about expanding, constantly pushing yourself. - Author: Clint Eastwood
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#83. Success is a moving target. I don't think we ever achieve "it", at least in our own minds. But I do know this, if you think you have achieved your greatest success you clearly have decided to stop pushing yourself. - Author: Mike Michalowicz
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#84. Struggling and suffering are the essence of a life worth living. If you're not pushing yourself beyond the comfort zone, if you're not demanding more from yourself - expanding and learning as you go - you're choosing a numb existence. You're denying yourself an extraordinary trip. - Author: Dean Karnazes
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#85. You need shoving, not pushing. You need to jump back on that camel. Otherwise you're going to stay up on the ledge you've made for yourself. - Author: Jennifer Niven
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