Make Your Bed

Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World

In the book Make Your Bed, William H. McRaven has explained ten principles he learned during Navy Seal training that helped him overcome challenges not only in his training and long Naval career but also throughout his life.

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William H. McRaven​
Self-Help, Personality Development
4 April 2017
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Author's Introduction

William Harry McRaven is a retired United States Navy admiral who last served as the ninth commander of the United States Special Operations Command and famously known for his book Make Your Bed.

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"Make Your Bed" Quotes

“Those who live in fear of failure, or hardship, or embarrassment will never achieve their potential.”​

“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.”​

“Making my bed correctly was not going to be an opportunity for praise. It was expected of me. It was my first task of the day, and doing it right was important. It demonstrated my discipline. It showed my attention to detail, and at the end of the day it would be a reminder that I had done something well, something to be proud of, no matter how small the task.”​

“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.”​

“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.”​

Adult, Inspirational Memoir, Military Memoir​
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