Steve Harvey Quotes

“God has already lined up all the people in your path to get you to your dreams and your visions; all you have to do is get rid of the wrong ones.”
― Steve Harvey

 

“When you put your efforts into your gift, you are giving God something to bless.”
― Steve Harvey

 

“If you do what you’ve always done, your life will not get better.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“My father told me never to take my foot off a ladder to kick at someone who was kicking at me. When I did that, I would no longer be climbing. While they are kicking, my father told me, I should keep stepping. They can kick only one time. If I continued to climb, they would be left behind. In trying to hurt me, to impede my progress, they would get left behind because they allowed themselves to get sidetracked from their agenda.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“Avoid people who are always having a bad day. In their minds, nothing ever works in their favor. They have a chronic “Woe Is Me” campaign that they continue to launch full blast. This kind of negativity depletes enthusiasm. You don’t need the woe-is-me speech every day.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

 

“When you aren’t sowing into the soil of the universe, you notice that things in your life just seem to dry up and get worse. But when you sow back into the universe with your time, your passion, and your commitment to others, the world will offer abundant opportunities for you to blossom into the new you.”
― Steve Harvey

 

“Warren Buffett said that he would not invest in any business where the owner hasn’t failed at least twice. I love that truly wealthy and successful people understand that failure is part of the process.”
― Steve Harvey

 

“Sometimes, son, nothing is going to change until you get sick and tired of being sick and tired.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“You should be living your life surrounded by people who are like-minded, service-oriented, and grateful, people who are trying to accomplish things, and who bring something to the table.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“So many people are missing their way in life because they are afraid to sign the lease on their gift.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“We become our own opposition when we accept the following: procrastinating, lying to ourselves, comparing ourselves to others, and having self-doubts—in short, anything that gets in the way of our becoming who we were created to be.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“When we utilize our gift, the universe thanks us by giving us an abundance of riches—from abundant opportunities to good health to financial wealth.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“Procrastinators will weigh you down. Action is the prescription for moving forward. Action will eliminate boredom. Procrastinators are waiting, and they often create more excuses to continue waiting: It isn’t the right time; I’m going to wait until it’s sunny outside; I got up late; I called them and they didn’t pick up the phone; they didn’t reply to my email. Procrastinators are going nowhere. Do not let them impede your journey to success.”
― Steve Harvey

 

“The next home-going service at your church could be yours. And the most important thing on that day won’t be the amount of flowers that surround your casket or how well the choir sings your favorite hymn. The only thing that will matter is how well you use that dash between the day you were born and the day you die.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success lets you know that it is not good enough to simply exist. Life is more than wading through a lifeless job, earning a gold watch, and cashing in your 401(k). Your life has to be more than just waiting for the right opportunity to come along and find you. Your life has to be more than just marking time watching others achieve success. The words in this book will motivate you to get the most out of your life by using something that you already have—your gift.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

 

“But far too often when we face the failure of a business venture, we let that failure paralyze us from trying again. The failure could stem from a lack of financial planning, a lack of resources, or the lack of the right team members. But you have to realize that failure is part of the process when you are on the road to success. The only way to get back on track is to come up with another plan. I’ve failed more times than I can count. But you can’t let the failure freeze you in place and stop you from pursuing your dreams.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“Don’t ever be afraid to put yourself in a lesser position so that you can learn something from someone who knows more.”
― Steve Harvey

 

“You have to learn to convince yourself that the possibility is greater than the inevitability of doing nothing. Listen,”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“Some parts of your vision are meant to be shared, in confidence, only with a trusted mentor, friend, or family member. And some aspects of your vision honestly don’t need to go beyond your prayer time with God.”
― Steve Harvey

 

“Some of us have been playing the same self-defeating records over and over again in our heads for so long that we don’t know how to think any differently about ourselves.”
― Steve Harvey

 

“Too often you focus on the cons before you even consider a pro. You can’t even think about the benefits of taking on your dream because you’re too busy focusing on the “what if,” the “what could be,” and the “why it won’t work for me” excuses.
You’re willing to waste years of your life walking away from your dreams instead of running toward your destiny.”
― Steve Harvey

 

“Our creator, in his infinite wisdom, created every single soul with a gift. Your gift may be totally unique or it may be similar to”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“What I learned from that moment is that when you face your fears, they aren’t as big as you thought they were. What makes them big is when you don’t turn around to face them head-on. The longer you avoid your fears, the bigger they grow in your mind.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“Eighty-five percent of small businesses in this country fail within the first two years. Eight-five percent! That’s a whole lot of failure. Warren Buffett said that he would not invest in any business where the owner hasn’t failed at least twice. I love that truly wealthy and successful people understand that failure is part of the process.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“Too often you focus on the cons before you even consider a pro. You can’t even think about the benefits of taking on your dream because you’re too busy focusing on the “what if,” the “what could be,” and the “why it won’t work for me” excuses. You’re willing to waste years of your life walking away from your dreams instead of running toward your destiny.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“Sit up, speak with boldness about what you know, and add value that would be absent from the table if you remained silent. Take your opportunity to add your unique talents and skills to the mix.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“When you understand that God blesses you to become a blesser, you will realize that giving back will become an important part of your success.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“Imagine, what could you really accomplish if your speech was filled with more statements that began with “I can” than with “I can’t”? How far could your dreams soar if you said, “Why not me?” instead of “Why me?” more often? And just like when you are learning a new language, you’re still going to slip up and say, “I could have done . . .” instead of “I will do . . .” Surround yourself with native successful speakers, and before you know it, you’ll begin to speak the life of your dreams into existence.”
― Steve Harvey

 

“Change comes in every person’s life. You can either react to it or you can participate in it.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“Successful people appreciate where they have come from, but they don’t let their past set the tone for their future. Successful people are innovators.”
― Steve Harvey

 

“Listen, if you are an entrepreneur who is passionate about your product, but you never ask anyone to buy what you are selling, it will never get sold. Sure, there’s a possibility that you can deliver your best sales pitch in your best Sunday suit and they will still say no. But so what? Do you know how many times I’ve been told no for movie scripts, television shows, and comedy specials? A whole hell of lot more times than I heard yes.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“THE POWER TO END ENABLING. Some people say yes all the time in order to save other people—to cover for them when they won’t step up to the plate. Stop. Your no forces someone to step into the place he is being called to. Even if you let him fail once . . . you are helping him in the long run. Your yes is only delaying the inevitable.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“Success is not just about your ability to achieve, but also your ability to serve through sharing. True success lives in our legacies”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“How do you expect to get what you need if you don’t open up your mouth and ask for it? Our lives are a direct reflection of our communication. If you are unwilling to communicate your needs to your employers, customers, partners, and family members, you can’t blame them for not giving you what you need.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“Excuses are the lies you convince yourself are true to avoid proving you are worthy of the gift you were given. Say this with me—“NO MORE EXCUSES.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“So, I ask you again—what’s next? There has to be a reason to get up tomorrow. There has to be a reason to go forward. Your calling has to be stronger than your current circumstances to help your dream keep moving forward.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“Most often, perishing is a slow, painful process, and if you aren’t paying attention, it will trick you into thinking that this is the way things are supposed to be. By failing to have a vision, you are stripping yourself of every possible blessing, relationship, and opportunity. When you sit by and just let your life perish without a vision, it is the most painful kind of death.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“Now that you have it all together, let me ask you this: What’s next? Knowing what’s next is paramount to your success. The what’s next is the reason to keep waking up. The what’s next is the driving force for all successful people. There always has to be a what’s next.”
― Steve Harvey

 

 

“Goals are dreams with their feet on the ground.”
― Steve Harvey

 

“Martin Luther King Jr. said something that I will always remember. He said, “A man can’t ride your back unless it’s bent.” Don’t bend over. Stay tall. Keep climbing.”
― Steve Harvey

 

“The what’s next is the reason to keep waking up. The what’s next is the driving force for all successful people. There always has to be a what’s next.”
― Steve Harvey

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

17 − ten =