As an aspiring DJ, it’s going to be important to keep yourself motivated through the ups and downs of building your career.

Everything from learning to develop your craft, to your brand, and to getting yourself out there, the success of your career will all come down to your ability to stay motivated.

So we have come up with 10 awesome inspirational quotes that will help you push through the tough times.

Remember, you cannot create success overnight and it will take some time and determination to get to where you want to go.


1. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” – Herman Melville

This is very important for new DJ’s to focus on themselves and not try to imitate other successful performers.

2. In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently. – Tony Robbins

You gotta be consistent every day if you want to achieve your goals and make it to the top and take actions every single day.

3. “It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

You gotta go out there and make things happen if you want to make it in this industry. It aint gonna just fall on your lap. Stop whining and start grinding!

4. “Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.” ― William Faulkner

Every day you gotta work on being better than yourself. Focus on you and work on improving your faults.

5. “A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes. It is a catalyst, and it sparks extraordinary results.” Wade Boggs

Whatever you do, stay positive out there. Its gonna be hard and there are going to be days where you want to give up. But you got to keep pushing.

6. “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius

That’s the great thing about being a DJ, if you truly love it, then you wont mind the hard work.

7. “When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.” ― Napoleon Hill

Sometimes you got to be honest with yourself and if things aint working, move in a new direction

8. “You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands – your own.” Mark Victor Hansen

Make sure you write down all your goals and keep looking at them every day. This is a powerful technique to manifest your dreams.

9. Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come. Remember everything you have faced, all the battles you have won, and all the fears you have overcome. – Unknown

Man this is so true. Always remember how far you have already come. Every day its going to get hard but just remember you have already come so far so keep pushing.

10. “Strength is the product of struggle. You must do what others don’t to achieve what others wont.” – Henry Rollins

Embrace the challenge. Embrace the pain. It’s part of your journey!

See more inspirational quotes about life at Motivation Ping

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