david goggins quotes on pain

Top 25 David Goggins quotes On Pain, Suffering, & Success

David Goggins was born on February 17, 1975. He is an American ultramarathon runner and a cyclist, author, and motivational speaker. Among his prominent works is the book  “Can’t hurt me”. David chooses to run the toughest races and to take part in some of the toughest military fitness exercises in the world for no other reason but to see what he’s made of. For him, physical and emotional pain is a process of self-discovery, and no other experience helps him feel clearer, more concentrated, and more vibrant. In this article, we have compiled the top 25, David Goggins quotes on pain, suffering, and success.


It’s easier to accept the fact that you’re just not good enough. We all have a lot more than we think we have.-David Goggins

You will never learn from people if you always tap dance around the truth.-David Goggins

We’re either getting better or we’re getting worse.-David Goggins

Denial is the ultimate comfort zone.-David Goggins

You can yourself to do almost anything you want.-David Goggins

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

Don’t get mad at others because life is kicking your ass.-David Goggins

Be true to whoever or whatever you are and wear it like a badge of honor. Fit in with one person and one person only: yourself.-David Goggins

Only you can master your mind, which is what it takes to live a bold life filled with accomplishments most people consider beyond their capability.-David Goggins

A lot of us don’t know about another world that exists for us because it’s on the other side of suffering. That’s the real growth in life.-David Goggins

Suffering is a test. That’s all it is. Suffering is the true test of life.-David Goggins

If you’re not physically and mentally prepared for what life is going to throw at you, then you’re just going to crumble, And then, you’re no good to nobody.-David Goggins

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

I don’t stop when I’m tired. I stop when I’m done.-David Goggins

We like to live our lives on social media with lies about ourselves about how great we are. Get to the source! Fix the problem.-David Goggins

I thought I’d solved a problem when really I was creating new ones by taking the path of least resistance.-David Goggins

Greatness pulls mediocrity into the mud. Get out there and get after it.-David Goggins

The worst thing that can happen to a man is to become civilized.-David Goggins

Mental toughness is a lifestyle.-David Goggins

If you choose to do something, attack it.-David Goggins

The only thing more contagious than a good attitude is a bad one.-David Goggins

It’s possible to transcend anything that doesn’t kill you.-David Goggins

The most important conversations you’ll ever have are the ones you’ll have with yourself.-David Goggins

Nobody cares what you did yesterday. What have you done today to better yourself?-David Goggins

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