Steve Harvey for SMS Next Level 2019

Steve Harvey for SMS Next Level 2019

Sunday, October 13, 2019

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“When I get invited to places like this, and the theme is 'Next Level' I'm a cool person to bring to the show. You know why, because I've been at every level.” It was no idle boast! Harvey kept his audience spellbound as he regaled them with life enhancing nuggets of wisdom. SO takes you inside the Montego Bay Convention Centre for Part 1.

• “I'm allergic to poverty; I had to quit being poor!”

• “I'm standing up there (at the front of the class) and that lady started in on me. She didn't call me up there to give me no gold star, she called me to the front to humiliate me and that lady did...She said, 'Who in your family ever been on TV? Who in this school ever been on TV? Who in this neighbourhood has ever been on television? Why would you write something like that on your paper? And look at you stuttering, you can't even talk...You will never be on TV.' Every Christmas I send her a flat screen TV, because I don't want her to miss me.”

• “Most people are not rich today because they never asked God to be rich. I asked God every day when I was homeless. At the lowest point in my life, I asked God every day, could I be rich? You know why, because I had had it up to here with being poor.”

• You have not, because you asked not. It's that simple. Most people don't have the life of their dreams because they've never asked... You've been trying to do it yourself, been trying to figure it out yourself. How has that been working out for ya?”

• “Listen, man, anybody can be successful, but you've gotta understand something: it's hard. You can take all the courses you want; it's hard. You can go down there to church holding hands in a prayer circle, when you get done praying, it's still going to be hard.”

• “The fact that they can't see what you can be has nothing to do with what God can do.”

• “There will be no next level, until you get to the next level of faith.”

• “Education is not the most important thing in your life...the single-most important thing in your life is your dream.”

• “Write down every goal as a formula for success, but you don't have to change who you are to be successful; God made you uniquely you. Be you!”

• “Ask for something from God that you don't know how in the world you're going to get. Put that on your vision board.”

• “You want to kill a big dream? Tell it to a small-minded person.”

• “What is your gift? What can you do with the least amount of effort? God has been using your imagination to show you what you can do. When are you going to get dumb enough to believe these visions he gives you?”

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