The 20 Best Quotes From Navy SEAL and Ultra-Marathoner David Goggins

Take it from someone who has read more than 1500 books in his life, Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds by David Goggins is one of the most inspirational & motivational books you will ever read. This will sound like hyperbole, but reading this book will literally expand what you believe a human being is capable of doing. Just as a teaser to give you an idea of what you’re getting into, here’s the intro from Amazon:

For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare – poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a US 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 is genuinely one of the most incredible human beings on earth and what follows are his 20 best quotes.

1) “Most of this generation quits the second they get talked to. It’s so easy to be great nowadays because most people are just weak, If you have any mental toughness, any fraction of self-discipline – the ability to not want to do it, but still do it – you’ll be successful.”