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"Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day; while failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day. It is the accumulative weight of our disciplines and our judgments that leads us to either fortune or failure."- Jim Rohn

“Let others lead small lives, but not you.. Let others argue over small things, but not you.. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you.. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.”- Jim Rohn

“I cannot remember the books I've read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“As long as I have a book in my hand, I don’t feel like I’m wasting time.”- Charlie Munger

Doctors won’t make you healthy. Nutritionists won’t make you slim. Teachers won’t make you smart. Gurus won’t make you calm. Mentors won’t make you rich. Trainers won’t make you fit. Ultimately, you have to take responsibility. Save yourself. - Naval Ravikant

You can spend the next 20 years of your life trying to become an expert in an old industry or you can spend the next 2 years to become an expert in the new industry- Anonymous

"Learning is creation, not consumption. Knowledge is not something a learner absorbs, but something a learner creates."- George Courds

You will never see a happy person making fun of others.

Money isn't made. It is transferred from the people who consume to the people who create. - Elon Musk

Everyone seems they have seen it all until they visit a new country.

“Don’t say anything online that you wouldn’t want plastered on a billboard with your face on it.” - Erin Bury, Sprouter community manager

Without commitment you will never start. But more importantly without consistency you will never finish.

"We live in an age of infinite leverage, and the economic rewards for genuine intellectual curiosity have never been higher. Following your genuine intellectual curiosity is a better foundation for a career than following whatever is making money right now."

"The year is 2030, the only two professions are amazon employee and artist." - Jack Butcher

Money doesn't buy happiness is a quote that's told by the elite rich people who want you to stay poor.

The internet rewards prolific people.

"You learn to swim by jumping into the water and swimming, not by sitting in a classrom studying aqua-dynamic theory." - Jed Mckenna

"In theory, there is no difference between practice and and theory. In practice, there is."

Be mentally and spiritually sound. Because the moment you allow the way your body feels to influence how your mind and heart feel, you've lost. - Tabitha Brown

Doing well in school only gets you more school. It has no life. It has no practical value. But in the real world, creating something has true value. True value to man himself, and to the society in which he creates it.

“Nothing bad can happen to a writer. Everything is material.”

To the world, education is to memorize and recite a litany of irrelevant facts. To be Educated means to Know something of value. To Know something that can transform a human life. To advance the life of man in a significant way.

It's not about "educated" v "un-educated." It's about "likes to read" and "doesn't like to read."

"If a man knows more than others, he becomes lonely." - Carl Jung

Expect disappointment and you'll never be disappointed.

Don't try to live 2 lives. The longer you try this, the more dangerous it becomes.

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.

If the path before you is clear, you're probably on someone else's path. - Joseph Campbell

"Tetris taught me that if you fit in, you disappear."

"Petty a man who has a favorite Restuarant but not a favorite thinker." - Jim Rohn

The less people know, the more they are willing yo give advice on.

“If you haven't read hundreds of books, you are functionally illiterate, and you will be incompetent because your personal experiences alone aren't broad enough to sustain you.” - Jim Mattis

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” — Dr. Seuss

None of us are getting out of here alive. So please stop treating yourself like an after thought. Eat the delicious food. Walk in the sunshine. Jump in the ocean. Say the truth that you're carrying in your heart like hidden treasure. Be silly. Be Kind. Be weird. There's no time for anything else.- Christopher Walken

"If you knew how quickly people forget the dead, you will stop living to impress people."- Christopher Walken

"Pain will follow him forever who will run from it."

"If ignorance is a bliss, why are not most people happy in the world."- Stephen Fry

Why do you go to work, really? Why do you need to make money? Why do you have to pay bills? Why do you want the electricity to stay on? Where does it end? Is there anything we seek for itself only, not because it leads to something else?

It's easy to wish for health when you're sick. When you're doing well, you need just as much vigilance.

“The man who doesn't read good books has no advantage over the fellow who can't read a line. The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.” — Mark Twain

“Don't just say you have read books. Show that through them you have learned to think better, to be a more discriminating and reflective person." — Epictetus

“The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.” — René Descartes

"If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking." —Haruki Murakami

You are the total sum of the obstacles you overcome.

I’m going to do what I must do now, so I can do what I want to do later.

There's a big difference between being self-employed and a business owner.

“The most important thing about art is to work. Nothing else matters except sitting down every day and trying.”

The question isn't, "How can I be more disciplined?" The question is,"How can I practice discipline, right now?"

Respect is give to those who lower themselves to pick it up.

It's better to be smart than be strong.

The beginning is where end gets born

“People are strange: they are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice” - Charles Bukowski

“People are strange: they are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice” - Charles Bukowski

“Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must live.” - Charles Bukowski

“You have to die a few times before you can really live” - Charles Bukowski

"Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essential s for success in life, no matter what may be one's aim." - John D. Rockefeller

Everyone is an enterpreneur. You are designed to do a business and be an entrepreneur. You're not just working like that. You are working on the external conditions.

“Inaction will cause a man to sink into the slough of despond and vanish without a trace.” - Farley Mowat

Judge a man by his questions, rather by his actions.

“You don't have to figure out your life's purpose. You need to figure out your next bold move.” – Brendon Burchard

Life is fucking electric bro. Don’t fall for the doomer shit. Thats for losers and normies scared of their own shadows. Walk around like God sent you and smile at everyone you see. Spread light and abundance. Build things and take chances. This is the best time in history!

"People are frugal on guarding their peronal property, but as soon as it comes to squandering time, they are most wasteful of the one thing in which it is right to be stingy" - Seneca

The only three things you need for success: Goal, Plan, Execution.

You are not changing a path. You are pivoting towards a better path of fulfilment and success.

"People are frugal on guarding their peronal property, but as soon as it comes to squandering time, they are most wasteful of the one thing in which it is right to be stingy"

"In the modern world, don't minimize your risks - maximize your opportunities"- Naval

“Live like no one else now, so later you can live like no one else.

When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.

“The Matrix is a system, Neo. That system is our enemy. But when you’re inside, you look around, what do you see? Businessmen, teachers, lawyers, carpenters. The very minds of the people we are trying to save. But until we do, these people are still a part of that system and that makes them our enemy. You have to understand, most of these people are not ready to be unplugged. And many of them are so inured, so hopelessly dependent on the system, that they will fight to protect it.” - Morpheus

The purpose of life is to create. Create more to leave behind evidence of who you are, so you can live forever.

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