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50 Inspiring Quotes By Eric Thomas


Eric Thomas is a motivational speaker, who is also known as The Hip-Hop Preacher. He can truly ignite the fire within that makes you do everything it takes to accomplish your dreams. His motivational quotes will inspire you to dream big and encourage you to reach for the stars. Here are a couple of powerful Eric Thomas quotes that can truly help you make a difference.

  1. “Pain is temporary. It may last for a minute, or an hour or a day, or even a year. But eventually, it will subside. And something else takes its place. If I quit, however, it will last forever.”- Eric Thomas


  1. “Sometimes it ain’t about being the most talented. Sometimes it ain’t about being the smartest. Sometimes it’s not even about working the hardest. Sometimes it’s about consistency! Consistency!”



  1. “The most important thing is this: To be able at any moment, to sacrifice what you are, for what you will become!”


  1. “I’m intoxicated on success!”


  1. “Everybody has a dream, but not everybody has a grind.”- Eric Thomas


  1. “A setback is a setup for a comeback.”- Eric Thomas


  1. “There is nothing wrong with dreaming big dreams, just know that all roads that lead to success have to pass through Hardwork Boulevard at some point.-  Eric Thomas


  1. “Winners focus on winning. Losers focus on winners.” Eric Thomas


  1. “Only those who risk going too far, can possibly find out how far one can go.” Eric Thomas


  1. “I’m not the smartest. But you will not out work me! I wake up every morning at 3 o’clock!” Eric Thomas


  1. “Most of you don’t want success as much as you want to sleep!” Eric Thomas


  1. “I’ve got a dream that’s worth more than my sleep.” Eric Thomas


  1. “God has a purpose for your pain, a reason for your struggles and a reward for your faithfulness. Don’t give up.” Eric Thomas


  1. “Success is not for the weak and uncommitted… Sometimes it’s gonna hurt!” Eric Thomas


  1. “An eagle uses the storm to reach unimaginable heights.” Eric Thomas


  1. “Stop the blame game. Stop! Stop looking out the window and look in the mirror!” Eric Thomas


  1. “Avoid being your own enemy.” Eric Thomas


  1. “Like for real, you can start from the bottom, and by the grace of God, work your way all the way up to the top man.” Eric Thomas


  1. “You can’t cheat the grind, it knows hows much you’ve invested, it won’t give you nothing you haven’t worked for.”  Eric Thomas


  1. “The difference between those who succeed and fail: not taking advantage of opportunities.” Eric Thomas


  1. “Things change for the better when we take responsibility for our own thoughts, decisions and actions.” Eric Thomas


  1. “Don’t cry to quit! You already in pain, you already hurt! Get a reward from it!” Eric Thomas


  1. “Both desire and imagination are stored in the mind of the individual and when stretched, both have the potential to position a person for greatness.” Eric Thomas


  1. “Apply the ABC’s of success to your life. Ask, Believe and Claim It. Eric Thomas


  1. “I’ve been trying to tell y’all, its’s not your circumstances or situation, that determines if you gonna be successful or not. I’ve been telling you it’s your mindset! It’s the way you see it. It’s the way you think it right!- Eric Thomas


  1. “I started studying. I wasn’t watching the game no more. I wanted to study what was in Michael Jordan. I’m like “What’s in Michael Jordan? Michael Jordan got something in him?” Eric Thomas


  1. “I’m here to tell you today, that the reason why God is allowing you to go through what he’s allowing you to go through, cause you been too smooth and you ain’t going as far as he needs you to go. And so God is allowing you to go up the rough side of the mountain not so he could hurt you, or break you. But God is trying to change, he’s trying to redesign you! And so every trial you go through, every tribulation you go through, every setback you go through, God is redesigning you and putting more dimples on you baby, so you can go farther!- Eric Thomas


  1. “You know school ain’t my first love, but we gotta get in here and do it so that young people can know that for real it’s past possible, there’s absolutely nothing that we can’t accomplish.”- Eric Thomas


  1. “The problem is, you get more excited talking about it than you do when you actually doing it!”- Eric Thomas


  1. “Look in the mirror, that’s your competition.”- Eric Thomas


  1. “No alarm clock needed, my passion wakes me.- Eric Thomas


  1. “I dare you to take a little pain. I dare you!- Eric Thomas


  1. “Desire and imagination have the potential to position a person for greatness. Eric Thomas


  1. “Everybody wants to be a beast, until it’s time to do what real beasts do.” Eric Thomas


  1. “If you’re going to go to your next level, your values are going to have to change.  Eric Thomas


  1. “Listen to me: You’ll never be successful until I don’t have to give you a dime to do what you do.” Eric Thomas


  1. “Most of you won’t be successful because when you’re studying and you get tired, you quit!” Eric Thomas


  1. “I don’t care if you broke, you grew up broke… you grew up rich. You only get 24hrs!” Eric Thomas


  1. “I’m exactly where I wanted to be because I realized, I gotta commit my very being to this thing.” Eric Thomas


  1. “Some of you need to give up your cell phone!” Eric Thomas


  1. “Because the time you spend on your cell phone, could be used for your success. The time you could be using to be successful, you’re using on the cell! And the cell phone is not bringing you nothing but a bill!” Eric Thomas


  1. “It’s one thing to talk about your destiny. It’s one thing to dream about your destiny. It’s one thing to look at your destiny. But it’s another thing – it is another thing – to make the decisions. To wake up when you know you supposed to wake up! Eric Thomas


  1. “At some point in life you have to face your fears.” Eric Thomas


  1. “Sleep? “I don’t sleep.” You thought that was it? It goes deeper than going without sleep because you might miss the opportunity to succeed. No, no, no! It’s about No Days Off! No weekends! No Holidays! No Birthdays!” Eric Thomas


  1. “It’s realizing that a great dream is not as good as a great memory. The dream can be had by anyone. The memory – must be made.” Eric Thomas


  1. “This is what I’m saying, take advantage of opportunity, because if you do, doors are going to open up for you.” Eric Thomas


  1. “When you’re great! You attract great! When you’re average! You attract average.” Eric Thomas


  1. “It’s about optimal movement. Decisive movement. The most effective movement.” Eric Thomas


  1. “You ain’t average! But you know what? You’re playing small because it’s easier to be average.” Eric Thomas


  1. “The competitive edge is not something that… it’s not the top tier management… it’s not something that they give you. Eric Thomas

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The alias is MJ. I am a graduate of Mass Communication from Covenant University. A lover of arts, dynamic writer and an avid reader. I love taking up challenges as they come to build up my success story and propel others towards greatness. Mojola Omowumi is a Staff Writer at TopNaija.ng.


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