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10 Words Of Wisdom From The World’s Most Successful Men

All men are created equal but a rare few take to the race with more flair than others. With that said, grabbing any pissed off bull by the horns and riding it through rings of fire (a.k.a life) takes guts, determination and a lot patience. We know you’re your own magnificent bastard but every now and then it’s okay to seek inspiration from those who’ve already walked the tumultuous line to success.

Here are ten words of wisdom from the men who’ve battled their own races and won.  

#1 Have The Right Expectations

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“You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan

#2 Always Ask For Help

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“I figured that, because I was a successful man, I was wealthy, I was seemingly intelligent – even that I am not intelligent enough to ask for help.” – Elton John

 #3 Make Every Day Count

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“I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine.” – Neil Armstrong

#4 Take Risks

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“The biggest risk is not taking any risk…In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” — Mark Zuckerberg

#5 Use Your Past To Improve Your Future

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“Identity is a prison you can never escape, but the way to redeem your past is not to run from it, but to try to understand it, and use it as a foundation to grow.” – Jay-Z

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#6 Set The Example

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“If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you, you should still do it.” – Elon Musk

#7 Do What Makes You Happy

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“If you can do what you do best and be happy, you’re further along in life than most people.” – Leonardo DiCaprio

#8 Learn By Doing

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“The best way of learning about anything is by doing.” – Richard Branson

#9 Learn From Your Mistakes

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“If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person.” – Bill Clinton

#10 Speak Up

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“Your voice can change the world.” – Barack Obama

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