Make your bed first if you want to change your life.

At least, this is the suggestion of William H. McRaven, a retired admiral of the Navy and the former head of the U. S. Special Operations Command.

For instance, a simple task like making your bed can help you feel more in control of your environment and tidy.

Make Your Bed - Little Things That Can Change Your Life…And Maybe the World by Admiral William H. McRaven
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Additionally, it can make it simpler for you to wake up in the morning and get a good start on your day.

Other suggestions from McRaven include eating breakfast each day, expressing gratitude and love, and engaging in regular exercise.

Here are the best quotes from Make Your Bed book for you.


Inspiring Make Your Bed Quotes

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Quitting never makes anything easier. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

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If you want to change the world… slide down the obstacle headfirst. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

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If you want to change the world… start singing when you’re up to your neck in mud. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

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If you want to change the world… be your very best in the darkest moments. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

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Of all the lessons I learned in SEAL training, this was the most important. ‘Never quit’. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

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Change is never easy, particularly for the person in charge. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

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Hope is the most powerful force in the universe. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

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Best Make Your Bed Quotes

Determination and grit were always more important than talent. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

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If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

It’s not the size of your flippers that count, just the size of your heart. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

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If you want to change the world… don’t ever, ever ring the bell. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

Famous Make Your Bed Quotes

You cannot paddle the boat alone. Find someone to share your life with. Make as many friends as possible, and never forget that your success depends on others. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

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If you want to change the world, don’t be afraid of the Circuses. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

It takes a team of good people to get you to your destination in life. You cannot paddle the boat alone. Find someone to share your life with. Make as many friends as possible, and never forget that your success depends on others. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

At some point we will all confront a dark moment in life. If not the passing of a loved one, then something else that crushes your spirit and leaves you wondering about your future. In that dark moment, reach deep inside yourself and be your very best. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

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If you want to change the world… don’t back down from the sharks. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

It was a simple lesson in overcoming your anxieties and trusting your abilities to get the job done. The lesson would serve me well in the years to come. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

In life you will face a lot of Circuses. You will pay for your failures. But, if you persevere, if you let those failures teach you and strengthen you, then you will be prepared to handle life’s toughest moments. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

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If you want to change the world… get over being a sugar cookie and keep moving forward. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

Top Make Your Bed Quotes

True leaders must learn from their failures, use the lessons to motivate themselves, and not be afraid to try again or make the next tough decision. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

Sometimes no matter how hard you try, no matter how good you are, you still end up as a sugar cookie. Don’t complain. Don’t blame it on your misfortune. Stand tall, look to the future, and drive on! ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

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If you want to change the world, measure a person by the size of their heart, not the size of their flippers. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

Life is a struggle and the potential for failure is ever present, but those who live in fear of failure, or hardship, or embarrassment will never achieve their potential. Without pushing your limits, without occasionally sliding down the rope headfirst, without daring greatly, you will never know what is truly possible in your life. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

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You can defy and defeat evil. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).

SEAL training was always about proving something. Proving that size didn’t matter. ~ William H. McRaven (Make Your Bed).



So these were the 27 top quotes from Make Your Bed book by William H. McRaven.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on topics of Keep Moving book quotes and Dare to Lead book quotes.