Nothing worth having comes easy. Whether it be in business or in life, the dreams and goals you achieve, the things you attain -- they will come into your life because of belief, hard work, and putting your nose to the grindstone.

You don't become successful by accident. If you're in an energetic slump, or need to be reminded why you started hustling in the first place, check out these quotes below.

1. "I am deliberate and afraid of nothing." -- Audre Lorde

2. "I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that's how you grow. When there's that moment of, 'Wow, I'm not really sure I can do this,' and you push through those moments, that's when you have a breakthrough." -- Marissa Mayer

3. "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." -- Steve Jobs

4. "You can't have a million-dollar dream with a minimum-wage work ethic." -- Stephen C. Hogan

5. "Success in general is a well-balanced blend of luck, DNA, confidence, and hustle." -- GaryVee

6. "I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. He taught me that if you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it, and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be." -- Roald Dahl

7. "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." -- Oprah Winfrey

8. "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

9. "The best kinds of people in your life aren't those who gather to celebrate your success, but those who gather to help your hustle." -- Usman Ismaheel

10. "The longer you're not taking action the more money you're losing" -- Carrie Wilkerson

11. "All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there. All you have to do is go after it." -- Curtis Carlson

12. "I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy." -- Warren Buffett

13. "I never dreamed about success. I worked for it." -- Estee Lauder

14. "If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary." -- Jim Rohn

15. "Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work." -- Stephen King

16. "The trouble for most people is they don't decide to get wealthy, they just dream about it." -- Michael Masters

17. "You gotta run more than your mouth to escape the treadmill of mediocrity. A true hustler jogs during the day, and sleepwalks at night." -- Jarod Kintz

Published on: Dec 6, 2018