If your passion outweighs every obstacle you face, there’s definitely no stopping you. The 2014 Academy Award Winner, Whiplash shows how following your passion means a complete renunciation of mediocrity. The love-hate relationship between Andrew Neiman and his mentor, Terence Fletcher depicts the tireless dedication, efforts, ego clashes, and rivalries that come in the way of becoming the greatest musician of the twenty – first century. But, for all the bitterness between them, in their love for music they become allies. Here are twenty quotes that show us the love and toil that people put themselves through, trying to be the best at what at they do.

Keep getting up each time you fall, and give it your all or nothing – that’s when you find your tempo.

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