stay hungry


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stay hungry

To remain determined, competitive, motivated, and active in one's hopes, ambitions, or goals; to keep oneself from becoming complacent or self-satisfied with less than one might potentially achieve. You've got a lot of skill, kid, and you're one of the best fighters in the city—but you've got to stay hungry and never lose sight of the biggest prizes out there! It was hard staying hungry after finding such success with my first novel. I just found I wasn't as driven to write when I'd already garnered so much praise and recognition.
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Locker-room leaders like Flournoy and Smith are looking to ensure the experienced group stay hungry for success.
It is this basic principle that has resulted in the website become one of the leading e-catering services in India and has helped it to win the trust of numerous clients who would otherwise prefer to stay hungry while undertaking a train journey.
Through this integration, we enable WeWork to provide even more services to its members, helping them stay hungry for success without wasting time on what's for lunch.
If Chelsea have their wits about them and stay hungry, they've Hazard too.
He has to stay hungry and, first and foremost, force his way into our team.
Also, do not stay hungry for more than three hours.
Still, Dublin will be very competitive for the next three or four years as long as the players stay hungry and focused.
Anderson's 384th Test victim was West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin, whom he had caught at first slip, to set the new top mark and just how far he can push the record beyond 400 is probably the reason he will stay hungry for the next few years.
We've got to stay hungry and humble and understand we've got a long way to go.
During his speech to Aston graduates, Mr Wouhra called on the graduates to be "innovative, daring and ambitious in all that they do and to stay hungry for success".
Carrick said: "It's not difficult at all to stay hungry.
In the time spent waxing poetic about defending values and virtues, another greedy employer withholds his hapless expatriate employee's (read slave) three months' pay, making sure that his children in whichever country, stay hungry for one more month.
However, the customs duty rate does not only depend on the document but also on the subjective factor- the person who imposes the customs duty," Grekov stated, emphasizing that if ten trucks of watermelons entered Sofia upon the payment of stotinkas' worth of customs duty, or exempt from customs duty, both the state coffers would remain empty and the producers would stay hungry.
It's still early, and we've done well so far, but we just need to stay hungry and keep improving.
Food gets finished before the next cycle of food distribution and people stay hungry for about five days or borrow from their neighbours.