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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He maintains a simple outlook on life and appears determined to stay hungry.
I've just got to keep a good schedule, stay hungry, then maybe good things can happen.
Perpetual Help men's coach Sammy Acaylar reminded his boys to stay hungry and work harder because they have yet to face Arellano University and Saint Benilde, last year's finalists.
Despite their streak, Perpetual Help coach Sammy Acaylar reminded his wards to stay hungry and work harder with Arellano U and St.
And Joshua is just as driven after chatting to Rio Ferdinand about how the former United and England star managed to stay hungry.
Averring that starving is not required, Yami said, "Following a healthy diet plan is not as difficult as it sounds and one definitely doesn't have to stay hungry.
We want the people from poorest and weakest sections in Bengaluru to feel that they will no have to stay hungry in this city.
The job doesn't change, you have got to stay focused and you have got to stay hungry for it.
The prime minister, in his message to the nation on the beginning of the holy month, said fasting was not just merely meant to stay hungry or thirsty rather it was all about inner purification.
Peter Benitez has spoken of his desire to ensure the club's younger players stay hungry and develop a will to win.
Some people can't handle success so coach wants us to stay hungry," Bell said.
As long as we keep sticking at it and stay hungry we'll get the results we've been looking for.
I want my players to stay hungry and be greedy for another step in the right direction.