15 Veteran Quotes That Will Inspire You

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Veterans Day is a day to honor those who have served our country.

It’s a reflection of all the men and women who have served our great nation because of purpose, pride and freedom. We have had dozens of great veterans on the TNQ Podcast, here is a “highlight reel” of some of the inspirational quotes from a few of our guests.

1. David Goggins

"No one’s going to give you self-esteem. No ones going to give you that. You have to find it."

RET Navy SEAL David Goggins Tweet

2. Mike Ritland

"There’s not always going to be someone to help you out or have your back, ultimately you’ve got to take care of you first.”

Former Navy SEAL Mike Ritland Tweet

3. Dan Luna

“And then I hit transition, and then it was retirement. I kept asking myself what do you wanna do, what do you wanna do and then I switched it to Who Do You Want To Be?”

4. Spencer Stone

“Use the opportunities presented to you in this new life.”

Former Air Force Staff Sgt. Spencer Stone Tweet

5. Mary Dague

“You need to go see somebody. You need to work it out, while it's still fresh, so it doesn't poison you.”

Former Army EOD Technician Mary Dague Tweet

6. Captain Charlie Plumb

"We will fight to our last breath to defeat this enemy, so put on your big boy pants get out of your pity party and let's get to work.”

Captain, USNR, (Ret.) Charlie Plumb Tweet

7. Rob O’Neil

“When you screw something up, fix it and get over it!”

Former Navy SEAL Rob O’Neil Tweet

8. Dakota Meyer

“We should start talking about what we’re going through so people can relate.”

9. Kirstie Ennis

“It's the six inches between your ears and what's behind your rib cage. That's where the fight comes from.”

10. Justin Legg

“I’m never going to shy away from challenges. I think the only thing that’s keeping me alive is the fact that I continually challenge myself.”

Former Navy SEAL Justin Legg Tweet

11. Clint Bruce

“Every year be doing something that makes you want to quit so you can figure out who you are and what you’re made of.”

Former Navy SEAL Officer Clint Bruce Tweet

12. Chad Fleming

“I’m living my dash for every day that I got until God takes me off of this earth.”

Retired U.S. Army Captain Chad Fleming Tweet

13. Mike Sauers

“The hardest steel is forged in the hottest fires.”

Former Navy SEAL Mike Sauers Tweet

14. Kyle Carpenter

“I’m still here living and I’m making the most of this second opportunity at life that I have.”

Lance Corporal Kyle Carpenter Tweet

15. Dan Crenshaw

"If you know that it was never an option to quit, than you won’t.”

RET Navy SEAL Rep. Dan Crenshaw Tweet

This Veterans Day, we encourage you to reflect on the freedoms you have because you live in the greatest nation on the planet. It’s because of our Veterans that we are all afforded the opportunities that America has to offer. We must support our active duty who are defending us now and remember and take care of them as they return home and transition back to civilian life.

If you’d like to hear more from these hard-charging Veterans above, download the Team Never Quit Podcast from iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, or pretty much wherever you listen to podcasts. Subscribe and never miss an episode. 🇺🇸 To all our Veterans, we salute you and thank you for your service.

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