Be a Work in Progress is a collection of John Cena’s favorite words of wisdom on the benefits of being bold and open-minded, embracing discomfort, and making the most of every opportunity.
For years, John Cena has been using his popular Twitter feed to uplift his followers with his unique brand of positivity.
This book is an inspirational pick-me-up you will turn to again and again to reap the benefit of Cena’s values.
Scroll down and read 30 quotes from Be a Work in Progress by John Cena.
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Quotes from Be a Work in Progress by John Cena
Give of yourself to those you love. Expect nothing in return.
Be who you are regardless of who you are with.
Never outgrow being thankful.
If someone takes a chance on you, prove them right. Give your all and seize the opportunity at hand. Know that you are working for something larger than yourself.
Do things for the reward of doing them. Any reward beyond that is a bonus.
Be brave enough to embrace humility. The reward will be confidence.
Take ownership of your mistakes. Shifting blame will never spark growth.
Trying to please everyone is a surefire way to reach no one.
How we view ourselves is often not how we are perceived by others. Surround yourself with those who give honest—even uncomfortable—opinions about who you are to them.
Don’t take someone else’s word on what you can accomplish.
When called upon, do your best. That’s all anyone can ask.
In any relationship, do not try to change someone to make them the best them for you. Be the best you and find those who love you because of it.
Make sure you are more of a person than a persona.
When given opportunity without direction, take initiative. Be bold. Win or lose, do all you can with the opportunity.
Reflect on what has been, look forward to what can be, live in each moment and use what you’ve learned right now to get you where you want to go.
Being inspired by others is a helpful way to find yourself. Wanting to be others is a helpful way to lose yourself.
When we find ourselves going through hell, we have to keep moving. If we stay put, we will never get out.
Respect is reciprocal. You get what you give.
Your happiness does not require the consent of others.
Attitude is a boomerang: whatever you throw out there will come back your way.
Never take yourself too seriously. We are all flawed, and it is the flaws that make us beautifully unique.
Each day, try to become a little less perfect and a little more brave.
To know who you are is to know who you are not.
A slow start is better than no start.
If you wait to act until everything is “perfect,” you will be a lifelong spectator.
Failure is so much closer to success than not trying at all.
If you have trouble trusting others, start by asking how well you trust yourself.
The only person you need to prove yourself to is you.
Put more into making a change, not an excuse.
Any finish line is merely the start of the next race.
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