20 of The Best David Goggins Quotes

David goggins quotes

The story of David Goggins is a story of resilience, perseverance, and inspiration. As a kid, David experienced all kinds of hardships and struggles including physical abuse, prejudice, and poverty; but not one  of these hardships stopped him from getting himself out of the yoke of misery into the spotlight of fame. 

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Through self-discipline and hard work David Goggins was able to realize success and transform himself  “from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world’s top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite training as a Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller, he went on to set records in numerous endurance events, inspiring Outside magazine to name him “The Fittest (Real) Man in America.”

David Goggins quotes

In this post, I share with you some inspiration David Goggins quotes taken from his famous book Can’t Hurt Me:

1. “Don’t stop when you’re tired. Stop when you’re done.”

2. “The most important conversations you’ll ever have are the ones you’ll have with yourself.”

David Goggins quotes

3. “In every failure there is something to be gained, even if it’s only practice for the next test you’ll have to take. Because that next test is coming. That’s a guarantee.”

4. “Always be ready to adjust, recalibrate, and stay after it to become better, somehow.”

5.”Don’t stop when you’re tired. Stop when you’re done.”

6. “We’re either getting better or we’re getting worse.”

7. “Most wars are won or lost in our own heads.”

David Goggins quotes

8. “We can’t control all the variables in our lives. It’s about what we do with opportunities revoked or presented to us that determine how a story ends.”

9. “The ticket to victory often comes down to bringing your very best when you feel your worst.”

10. “My happiness is my reflection on the suffering during my journey and knowing that I never quit nor was I guided by anybody on this earth.”

David Goggins quotes

11. “You are in danger of living a life so comfortable and soft that you will die without ever realizing your true potential.”

12. “Denial is the ultimate comfort zone.”

13. “It’s a lot more than mind over matter. It takes relentless self-discipline to schedule suffering into your day, every day.”

14. “Everyone fails sometimes and life isn’t supposed to be fair, much less bend to your every whim.”

David Goggins quotes

15. “Pain unlocks a secret doorway in the mind, one that leads to both peak performance and beautiful silence.”

Sources: Audible