35 Greatest Jon Acuff Quotes

Jon Acuff is a leading figure in the entrepreneur inspiration! He has written five amazing books, including “Quitter” and “Do Over”. Along with his work in literature, he also runs a highly successful blogs called Stuffchristianslike.net. Check out this great collection of some of his best quotes so far.

“Action always beats intention.”

“Age is no longer the primary factor that determines where you are on the map. Life is now less about how old you are and more about when you decide to live.”

“Burn your dream bright. Pursue it with the best of who you are. But don’t confuse hustle with burnout. Hustle fills you up. Burnout empties you. Hustle renews your energy. Burnout
drains it.”

“Creativity is a wild mind with a disciplined eye.”

“Don’t become a jerk. Don’t get lazy. Don’t get entitled.”

“Don’t compare your beginning to someone else’s middle.”

“Everyone who succeeds learns through experimentation.”

“Excitement isn’t the same thing as arrogance.”

“Fear and doubts calendar always starts with yesterday or tomorrow. You’ve got today, and today is all you need to start.”

“Giving support is often the best way to get it.”

“Hustle isn’t just doing the things you love all the time. Hustle is doing the things you don’t enjoy sometimes to earn to the right to do the things you love.”

“I don’t want you to wake up at sixty five and realize, I spent forty of my best years doing something that just funded my life.”

“If I died today, what would I regret not being able to do?”

“If you’re going to risk and maybe fail, fail at something that matters. Fail gloriously so that even in failure, lives change.”

“It’s never too late to start. “It’s too late” is a lie that will stay with you if you let is. So don’t.”

“Joy is an incredible alarm clock.”

“Life is now less about how old you are and more about when you decide to live!”

“Not because of my words – those are cheap and untrustworthy. But because of my actions, which are expensive and trustworthy.”

“People are mistaken when they think chasing your dream is a selfish thing to do. As if perhaps being average is an act of humility. As if perhaps wasting the talents you were given
is proof that you’re a considerate individual.”

“Pitting your dream against someone else’s is a fantastic way to get discouraged and depressed.”

“Purpose is a mode of transportation, not a final destination.”

“Purpose is attracted to motion. Purpose is attracted to momentum.”

“Quitting a job doesn’t jump start a dream because dreams take planning, purpose, and progress to succeed. That stuff has to happen before you quit your day job.”

“Regardless of your age or station in life, it all comes down to one simple truth: you just have to start.”

“Rest is not a by product of my success; it’s a by product of humanity. I don’t have to get ahead to enjoy it or need it.”

“Success always comes when preparation meets opportunity.”

“The best way to crush the discussion, is with a decision.”

“There are four words I want you to keep in mind when critic’s get loud. He wrote, “We Will Miss You.”"

“Trying to control the story people tell about you is the best way to get distracted from actually living your story.”

“What do you do when all the excuses you used to not chase your dreams are gone? What do you do then?”

“Your dream might not be as extreme as Bono’s, but like him you may meet yours before you’re ready to run after it.”

“Your willingness to be vulnerable gives others the beautiful gift of going second.”

“You’re just going to be a Starter. The starting line is the only line you completely control.”

“You’re not failing, you’re writing the best part of your story.”


In this riveting Youtube video, Jon Acuff discusses all of the things you need to do to successfully do something over again.

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