41 Quotes About the Grind


The power that exists in ourselves can influence our outlook in life. From expanding to developing both your physical and mental muscle, these quotes about the grind remind you of the strength and determination needed to achieve the impossible.

“As long as you’re having fun, that’s the key. The moment it becomes a grind, it’s over.”

“Blame it or praise it, there is no denying the wild horse in us.”

“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.”

“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.”

“Don’t think about your errors or failures; otherwise, you’ll never do a thing.”

“Ever since I was a kid, I wanted to be a marine biologist. As you go through the grind and the distraction of a career, it’s easy to lose sight of your dreams.”

“Everybody was in struggle, in the grind trying to make it.”

“Everything you dream is more than possible. Never stop dreaming.”

“Find out who you are and do it on purpose.”

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined!”

“Go to your desire and don’t hang around here.”

“Greatness is sifted through the grind, therefore don’t despise the hard work now for surely it will be worth it in the end.”

“Grind until you get it no matter what the haters say and never look back, keep striving cause its your life.”

“I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.”

“I don’t lecture and I don’t grind any axes. I just want to entertain.”

“I feel really humbled and really grateful to have the opportunities that I’ve had over the past couple of years to work with some amazing people. I think, at this point, I just want to put my head down and grind and do honest work.”

“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.”

“I wish everyone well, but you need to focus on yourself. You need to stop putting your hand out. Everyone wants hand outs. Everyone wants things for free. You’ve got to put in the work. You’ve got to grind. You’ve got go through the struggle, and you’ve got to get it.”

“I’m thankful to God that my life changed, but I’m also still on my grind.”

“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.”

“Life is short. Don’t be lazy.”

“My confidence comes from the daily grind – training my butt off day in and day out.”

“Never let go of that fiery sadness called desire.”

“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.”

“Now tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”

“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.”

“Some people want it to happen, some people wish it would happen, others make it happen.”

“Sometimes the wheels of justice grind slowly.”

“Sometimes, you’ve got to work a little, so you can ball a lot.”

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”

“The greatest heroes are those who do their duty in the daily grind of domestic affairs whilst the world whirls as a maddening dreidel.”

“The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there.”

“The mill cannot grind with the water that is past.”

“The thing that drives most coaches out of coaching in college is they get tired of the grind of recruiting.”

“The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.”

“To achieve anything we must grind, but to enjoy anything we must flow.”

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”

“We have a strategic plan. It’s called doing things.”

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

“When you’re in the day-to-day grind, it just seems like it’s another step along the way. But I find joy in the actual process, the journey, the work. It’s not the end. It’s not the end event.”

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”

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