50 Lewis Howes Quotes That’ll Guide You to Greatness

Which are your favorite Lewis Howes quotes? 

Lewis Howes is an American author, entrepreneur, and former professional football player.

Today, he is well known as the host of The School of Greatness podcast, where he’s interviewed some incredible legends, including Tony Robbins, Tai Lopez, and Gary Vaynerchuk.

Here’s a collection of the best Lewis Howes quotes:


50 Lewis Howes Quotes

1. “Don’t allow people to suck up all your time with their questions or problems. Learn to say ‘no’ more often.” Lewis Howes

2. “Leaders are focused on using their vision and courage to do great things. This means challenging the way things are done and then sharing the journey with others.” – Lewis Howes

3. “You really got to be willing to hustle more than anyone else in your situation. This is the determining factor, is the hustle and the effort and the energy you put in.” – Lewis Howes

4. “Fear is one of the biggest killers of hope and dreams. Don’t let it stop yours.” – Lewis Howes

5. “Greatness is a spiritual condition worthy to excite love, interest, and admiration; and the outward proof of possessing greatness is that we excite love, interest, and admiration.” – Lewis Howes

6. “If your vision doesn’t make you jump out of bed in the morning, you need a new vision.” – Lewis Howes

7. “No one is going to hand me success. I must go out and get it myself. That’s why I’m here. To dominate. To conquer. Both the world and myself.” – Lewis Howes

8. “Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.” – Lewis Howes

9. “The world makes room for passionate people.” – Lewis Howes


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10. “You become what you envision yourself being.” – Lewis Howes


11. “For me, managing my energy means slowing myself down before the big event. I slow down the racing thoughts in my mind. I concentrate on and slow down my breathing. I listen to and steady my heart rate.” – Lewis Howes

12. “No matter how much you plan and prepare, things can still go wrong.” – Lewis Howes

13. “Doubting yourself is doubting your creator.” Lewis Howes

14. “Fill your mind with good and surround yourself with people who lift you up.” – Lewis Howes

15. “Greatness is living life outside of your comfort zone.” – Lewis Howes

16. “In reality, failure is simply feedback. It’s not that you are bad or not good enough or incapable. Failure (or feedback) gives you the opportunity to look at what’s not working and figure out how to make it work.” – Lewis Howes

17. “People don’t care about how much you know until they know how much you care.” – Lewis Howes

18. “The easiest way to live a short unimportant life is to consume the world around you rather than contribute to it. Meanwhile, the people who keep on contributing tend to be the ones who keep on living. The message was clear. People who contribute to their community live longer.” – Lewis Howes

19. “Time is money. If you can save people time, you are saving people money.” – Lewis Howes


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20. “You have the power to create the life income and lifestyle you desire.” – Lewis Howes


21. “I have learned that champions aren’t just born; champions can be made when they embrace and commit to life-changing positive habits.” – Lewis Howes

22. “Poor leaders motivate those following them with false promises of promotions, success, and a great tomorrow but rarely deliver on those promises. Leaders who do this can be manipulative and often hold the goals and aspirations of their followers hostage in order to get them to comply.” – Lewis Howes

23. “Each day you’re presented with a choice. You can either keep your greatness hidden under a pile of fears, regrets, and excuses, or you can let it out. So the best way to begin unlocking inner greatness is to make a conscious choice to live out the rest of today, with the best you.” – Lewis Howes

24. “Get clear on what you want. Then find the people to support you to get it.” – Lewis Howes

25. “Greatness is the result of visionaries who persevere, focus, believe, and prepare. It is a habit, not a birthright.” – Lewis Howes

26. “Life should be lived passionately otherwise you’re playing another person’s game.” – Lewis Howes

27. “Remember, no one has ever achieved anything truly great without going through extreme adversity.” – Lewis Howes

28. “The greatest gift you can give yourself is education and growth.” – Lewis Howes

29. “To be great is to be misunderstood.” – Lewis Howes


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30. “You have two choices: Live an epic life, or b**** about what others who do. What do you decide?” – Lewis Howes


31. “If you don’t want to live a life where you go to a job every day just so you can enjoy your weekends and get two weeks of vacation every year, then don’t do it.” – Lewis Howes

32. “The more confident you are, the less doubt you will have, and the more likely your success will be.” – Lewis Howes

33. “Every morning you have two choices: Continue to sleep with your dreams or wake up and chase them.” – Lewis Howes

34. “Great men are not born great, they grow great.” – Lewis Howes

35. “If you don’t give yourself a moment to visualize the clear results you want to create, then you are less likely to achieve what you desire.” – Lewis Howes

36. “Making money matters, having your needs met matters, achieving your vision matters, and turning your dreams into reality matters. But if you aren’t looking for ways to improve the lives of everyone around you—your family, community, environment, and the world—then what’s the point of all of it?” – Lewis Howes

37. “Some opportunities are really distractions in disguise.” – Lewis Howes

38. “The most important thing to remember is you must know your audience.” – Lewis Howes

39. “To create value you’ve got to work on yourself to develop your skills.” – Lewis Howes


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40. “You need desire to be fully alive and you need vision to fulfill your desires.” – Lewis Howes


41. “It took a lot of time and constant feedback to realize what wasn’t working in my life, and it will be an ongoing journey until the day I die.” – Lewis Howes

42. “There isn’t much room to get sick, be angry or unhappy when you do something you love all day.” – Lewis Howes

43. “Everyone fails. Highly successful people fail many more times than the rest of the world and with much higher stakes.” – Lewis Howes

44. “Greatness is a lot of small things done well every day.” – Lewis Howes

45. “If you get criticized ask some clarifying questions and listen to the answers.” – Lewis Howes

46. “Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.” – Lewis Howes

47. “Speaking is no different than staying in shape; it’s not something you get, it’s something you maintain.” – Lewis Howes

48. “The reward for good habits is growth, and there is a reward for bad ones with instant gratification.” – Lewis Howes

49. “We only have one rule. You can’t stop. You can go as slow as you need to go, but you cannot stop. You can never drop out.” – Lewis Howes

50. “Your life will never improve unless you start making daily improvements.” – Lewis Howes


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