How to succeed at life according to Suits’ Harvey Specter

Want a sharp suit and a spacious corner office? Here are 14 motivational mantras to kick-start professional success


Suits lawyer Harvey Specter is one cool guy. He’s a smooth mover, quick-witted, wise with words and ever ready with a quotable one-liner. He’s the picture of professional success. 


So if you want to succeed in business, have your own swanky corner office as palatial as Harvey’s, a suit as sharp and an assistant as sassy, we’ve got the answer.*

All you have to do is live your life and make your every decision according to the rules of Spector-land. Read these motivational mantras to yourself in the mirror every single morning and you’ll be thinking like a shark in no time… 

“I don’t pave the way for people… people pave the way for me.”

“I’m not about caring, I’m about winning.” 

“I’m against having emotions, not against using them.” 

“I don’t play the odds, I play the man.” 

“When you’re backed against the wall, break the goddamn thing down.” 

“The only time success comes before work is in the dictionary.” 

“Winners don’t make excuses.” 

“I don’t have dreams, I have goals.” 

“I could be drinking a juice box and still kick your ass.” 

“I’m not interested in great, I want to know who its Daddy is.” 

“Sometimes good guys gotta do bad things to make the bad guys pay.” 

“I’m an exception.”

“It’s not bragging if it’s true.”

*DISCLAIMER: This will not guarantee you a life as awesome as Harvey Specter’s. 


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