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84 Trent Shelton Quotes to Remind You of Your True Power

Dayna Remus
Nov 15, 2022
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From football player to motivational speaker, Trent Shelton is not ready to slow down, inspiring those who listen to him to lead their best lives. Read the following 84 quotes from Shelton and learn how to love yourself, let go of other people's opinions, and so much more.

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Trent Shelton was a successful NFL football player, playing for the Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks. However, his sports career came to a halt due to injuries and other challenges.

Instead of being discouraged, Shelton chose to take another path. He began making motivational YouTube videos that eventually blew up. He is now a widely known motivational speaker, with people hanging onto his every word. To understand why what he says is so powerful, read 84 of his quotes below.

Trent Shelton's quote: "Sometimes you have to lose everything to gain everything. Certain things have to end, so better things can begin. Your life isn't over."  | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: "Sometimes you have to lose everything to gain everything. Certain things have to end, so better things can begin. Your life isn't over." | Image: AmoDays

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Trent Shelton Quotes on Self-Love and Self Respect

"Just because they can't see your value doesn't mean you aren't valuable. Some people are just blind to true beauty. You're beautiful." — Trent Shelton

"Your brokenness is not useless. God can always use your pain to rebuild a stronger you." — Trent Shelton

"Broken crayons still color the same." — Trent Shelton

"You are too strong to live life hurt. You are too beautiful to let someone's ugly ways to make you insecure with yourself." — Trent Shelton

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"You can't expect people to respect you when you don't respect yourself. Know your worth and demand your respect." — Trent Shelton

Trent Shelton's quote: "Broken crayons still color the same." | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: "Broken crayons still color the same." | Image: AmoDays

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"Perfection is not being flawless; perfection is embracing those flaws so that the heart that's meant to love you can see the real you perfectly." — Trent Shelton

"Just because you're strong enough to handle the pain, doesn't mean you deserve it." — Trent Shelton

"Never be ashamed about being broken, because strength is nothing but pain that's been repaired." — Trent Shelton

"You can't be everything to everybody, but you can be everything to somebody. Don't lose the ones you love trying to please the world." — Trent Shelton

"You accepted less because you thought a little was better than nothing. Know your worth." — Trent Shelton

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Trent Shelton's quote: "Perfection is not being flawless; perfection is embracing those flaws so that the heart that's meant to love you can see the real you perfectly." | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: "Perfection is not being flawless; perfection is embracing those flaws so that the heart that's meant to love you can see the real you perfectly." | Image: AmoDays

"Magazines don't exist to make you feel good about yourself. They exist to keep you insecure so you'll buy their magazines looking for answers." — Trent Shelton

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Trent Shelton Quotes on Relationships

"Not everyone is committed to fighting the battle with you. Choose your army wisely." — Trent Shelton

"People love to play the victim when you no longer choose to be their victim." — Trent Shelton

"You'll never get real power through a fake connection. Make sure what you're building with someone is solid." — Trent Shelton

"Don't waste your life trying to change a person that doesn't want to change." — Trent Shelton

 Trent Shelton's quote: "Don't stay stuck on the people who've hurt you." | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: "Don't stay stuck on the people who've hurt you." | Image: AmoDays

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"Real situations always expose fake people. Pay attention." — Trent Shelton

"Never take advantage of the heart that stood by your side when nobody else did." — Trent Shelton

"Ignoring the red flags because you want to see the good in people will cost you later." — Trent Shelton

"Life has taught me that you can't control someone's loyalty; no matter how good you are to them, doesn't mean that they will treat you the same." — Trent Shelton

"Don't pursue a heart that you're not ready to be loyal to." — Trent Shelton

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 Trent Shelton's quote: "Hard times will always reveal true friends." | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: "Hard times will always reveal true friends." | Image: AmoDays

"You deserve honesty. You deserve transparency. You deserve someone who respects you enough to never lie to your heart. You deserve appreciation. You deserve loyalty." — Trent Shelton

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"Words lie. Actions can lie too. Consistency speaks the truth." — Trent Shelton

"Stop settling for standby when your heart deserves to be treated first class." — Trent Shelton

"Never make excuses for someone who disrespects you. Who they are or what they do isn't a pass to treat you like trash!" — Trent Shelton

"God will sometimes end a relationship for your protection." — Trent Shelton

Trent Shelton's quote: “Ignoring the red flags because you want to see the good in people will cost you later." | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: “Ignoring the red flags because you want to see the good in people will cost you later." | Image: AmoDays

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"Just because I want you in my life doesn't mean I need you in my life. Understand the difference." — Trent Shelton

"Don't stay stuck on the people who've hurt you." — Trent Shelton

"Don't let people plant impossibilities in your life." — Trent Shelton

"Some people will never understand the sacrifices you're making for them until you stop making them. Don't continue to be where you're not appreciated." — Trent Shelton

"Ignoring the red flags because you want to see the good in people will cost you later." — Trent Shelton

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 Trent Shelton's quote: "Don't let pride and ego keep you from spending time with those you love. You never know when the last time is the last time." | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: "Don't let pride and ego keep you from spending time with those you love. You never know when the last time is the last time." | Image: AmoDays

"Hard times will always reveal true friends." — Trent Shelton

"Everybody isn't your friend. Just because they hang around you and laugh with you doesn't mean they're for you." — Trent Shelton

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"You're perfect for the heart that's meant to love you." — Trent Shelton

"Don't let pride and ego keep you from spending time with those you love. You never know when the last time is the last time." — Trent Shelton

Trent Shelton Quotes on Dealing with Others’ Opinions

"God had a plan for you before anybody had an opinion about you." — Trent Shelton

Trent Shelton's quote: "Don't let people tell you what's wrong with your life when they have nothing right about theirs. They expect you to fail because they didn't succeed." | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: "Don't let people tell you what's wrong with your life when they have nothing right about theirs. They expect you to fail because they didn't succeed." | Image: AmoDays

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"People are so quick to comment on somebody else's life like they ain't got no business of their own to mind…" — Trent Shelton

"If you don't want what's best for me, then don't stand next to me." — Trent Shelton

"Stop expecting people to see your vision that God didn't give them." — Trent Shelton

"You'll never live up to the standards of what 'everyone' wants you to be, so why fight a battle you can never win? Instead, focus on being more of who you're meant to be and focus less on what they think you should be." — Trent Shelton

"Sometimes it's the ones closest to you that's silently competing with you." — Trent Shelton

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 Trent Shelton's quote: “Just because you're popular doesn't mean you're profitable. Does no good to 'have a lot' and still have nothing." | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: “Just because you're popular doesn't mean you're profitable. Does no good to 'have a lot' and still have nothing." | Image: AmoDays

"There's more to your life than the people that left your life." — Trent Shelton

"Just because you're popular, doesn't mean you're profitable. Does no good to 'have a lot' and still have nothing." — Trent Shelton

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"Haters are people who admire what you do; they just have a different way of showing it." — Trent Shelton

"Jealousy: When your life reminds them of what they don't have." — Trent Shelton

"Don't let people tell you what's wrong with your life when they have nothing right about theirs. They expect you to fail because they didn't succeed." — Trent Shelton

 Trent Shelton's quote: "People are so quick to comment on somebody else's life like they ain't got no business of their own to mind…" | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: "People are so quick to comment on somebody else's life like they ain't got no business of their own to mind…" | Image: AmoDays

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"Never let the people that quit on you make you want to quit on yourself." — Trent Shelton

Trent Shelton Quotes on New Chapters and Letting Go

"Don't let yesterday's pain kill today's strength. Never be afraid to turn the page and start a new chapter. Free yourself." — Trent Shelton

"Don't keep a door open that God is trying to close." — Trent Shelton

"Sometimes you have to lose everything to gain everything. Certain things have to end, so better things can begin. Your life isn't over." — Trent Shelton

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 Trent Shelton's quote: "Don't let yesterday's pain kill today's strength. Never be afraid to turn the page and start a new chapter. Free yourself." | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: "Don't let yesterday's pain kill today's strength. Never be afraid to turn the page and start a new chapter. Free yourself." | Image: AmoDays

"I don't know what tomorrow holds, but I do know who holds tomorrow." — Trent Shelton

"Stop being afraid to move on. Close this chapter of hurt, and never re-read it. It's time to get what your life deserves, and move on from the things that don't deserve you." — Trent Shelton

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Motivational and Inspiring Trent Shelton Quotes

"I didn't change; I just opened my eyes up to the truth." — Trent Shelton

"Don't let anyone drain you of your happiness today. Be drama free. Rise above the petty stuff." — Trent Shelton

Trent Shelton’s quote: "Too many people want to change without having to make changes. In order to move up, there are some things you must be willing to give up."  | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton’s quote: "Too many people want to change without having to make changes. In order to move up, there are some things you must be willing to give up." | Image: AmoDays

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"Listen, as real as I can put it, sometimes you have to 'lose' to win." — Trent Shelton

"Never get so comfortable in pain that you forget happiness is still an option." — Trent Shelton

"Stop letting your good heart keep you in situations that are breaking your heart. Stop being loyal to the things that don't deserve your loyalty." — Trent Shelton

"The only person that has the power to put boundaries on your dreams is you." — Trent Shelton

"Too many people want to change without having to make changes. In order to move up, there are some things you must be willing to give up." — Trent Shelton

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Trent Shelton's quote: "Even during your darkest storms, God still has a plan for you to shine bright. Don't lose faith." | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: "Even during your darkest storms, God still has a plan for you to shine bright. Don't lose faith." | Image: AmoDays

"If you're afraid of struggle, then you're afraid of growth. You have to go through it to get to it." — Trent Shelton

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"I believe the reality of life is this — we just all want to be free..." — Trent Shelton

"Don't let age force you to settle. Don't let opinions force you to settle. Don't let loneliness force you to settle. Don't let anything force you to settle." — Trent Shelton

"Even during your darkest storms, God still has a plan for you to shine bright. Don't lose faith." — Trent Shelton

Other Wise Trent Shelton Quotes

"Don't let anyone drain you of your happiness today. Be drama free. Rise above the petty stuff." — Trent Shelton

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Trent Shelton's quote: "I didn't change; I just opened my eyes up to the truth." | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: "I didn't change; I just opened my eyes up to the truth." | Image: AmoDays

"Sometimes the best way to add to your life is to subtract from it." — Trent Shelton

"If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody." — Trent Shelton

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"Let's normalize telling people we are proud of them for taking the journey, not just when they reach the destination." — Trent Shelton

"Don't be controlled by the things you can't control." — Trent Shelton

"It's a lot easier to find yourself when you're being guided by peace." — Trent Shelton

 Trent Shelton's quote: "As you change, so does your definition of fun. You're not lame; you're growing up." | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: "As you change, so does your definition of fun. You're not lame; you're growing up." | Image: AmoDays

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"Leave behind what's keeping you behind. Self-control controls your growth." — Trent Shelton

"If you're allowing it, then don't complain about it. You deserve exactly what you settle for." — Trent Shelton

"The greatest disrespect of life is to waste your life." — Trent Shelton

"The fruit doesn't lie. An apple tree will never produce oranges. What's real will always get revealed." — Trent Shelton

"If the truth offends you, it only means one thing; you're living a lie." — Trent Shelton

Trent Shelton's quote: "Life isn't always about searching so you can find, but at times it's about being still so that you can receive." | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: "Life isn't always about searching so you can find, but at times it's about being still so that you can receive." | Image: AmoDays

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"Not making a choice is still making a choice." — Trent Shelton

"Speak on what you know, not on what you assume. Only a fool speaks out of ignorance, not intelligence." — Trent Shelton

"Don't view your life as 'mistakes,' view them as Da Vinci's layers, and God is using your mistakes to help create a masterpiece with you." — Trent Shelton

"Sometimes you have to make a decision that will hurt your heart but heal your soul." — Trent Shelton

"As you change, so does your definition of fun. You're not lame; you're growing up." — Trent Shelton

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 Trent Shelton's quote: "If you're afraid of struggle, then you're afraid of growth. You have to go through it to get to it." | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: "If you're afraid of struggle, then you're afraid of growth. You have to go through it to get to it." | Image: AmoDays

"Don't judge someone's path when you never took the time to understand their journey. You don't know how far they have come." — Trent Shelton

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"There's something wrong with your character if opportunity controls your loyalty." — Trent Shelton

"Somebody didn't wake up today, but you did. That's a reason to stop complaining, and that's enough to be thankful for. Never let your troubles blind you to your daily blessings." — Trent Shelton

Trent Shelton's quote: "You accepted less because you thought a little was better than nothing. Know your worth." | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: "You accepted less because you thought a little was better than nothing. Know your worth." | Image: AmoDays

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"I didn't change; I just opened my eyes up to the truth." — Trent Shelton

"Don't cling to a mistake just because you spent a lot of time making it." — Trent Shelton

"Life isn't always about searching so you can find, but at times it's about being still so that you can receive." — Trent Shelton

Trent Shelton's quote: "Just because you're strong enough to handle the pain, doesn't mean you deserve it." | Image: AmoDays

Trent Shelton's quote: "Just because you're strong enough to handle the pain, doesn't mean you deserve it." | Image: AmoDays

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Shelton is not only a proficient speaker but a talented writer as well. He has released two books, "Straight Up" with David Tieche and "The Greatest You," geared towards teaching people how to live successful and fulfilled lives. He also runs his podcast, "Straight Up," once again sharing tips on creating a beautiful and fulfilling existence.

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