One of the most dangerous things you can do is to treat a fixable problem as part of your identity. Then you'll never fix it.

Paul Graham

The greatest advantage of speaking the truth is that you don't have to remember what you said.


The more easily you get offended, the less intelligent you actually are.

Naval Ravikanth

The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

Mark Twain

Don't cling to a mistake just because you spent a lot of time making it.


Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

Vince Lombardi

You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.

Vernon Howard

For the great doesn't happen through impulse alone, and is a succession of little things that are brought together.

Vincent Van Gogh

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

Wayne Dyer

Success isn't about how your life looks to others. It's about how it feels to you.

Michelle Obama

When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'

When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'

Believe you can and you're halfway there.

Theodore Roosevelt

Don't waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy.

Roy. T. Bennett

You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.

Maya Angelou

The things you own end up owning you.

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched — they must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.


Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Nelson Mandela

The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.

Tony Robbins

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas A. Edison

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

Walt Disney

Sell your time to yourself. Sell the product of your time to anyone else.

Amplified Value

Every generation has to learn the lesson of inflation firsthand

Naval Ravikanth

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you set your goals ridiculously high and it's a failure, you will fail above everyone else's success.

James Cameron

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

Babe Ruth

If you look at what you have in life, you'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, you'll never have enough.

Oprah Winfrey

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people's thinking.

Steve Jobs

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.

Dr. Seuss

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.

Anne Frank

If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Not wanting something is as good as having it

Entrepreneurs bleed a little bit every day, but when they win they win big.

Naval Ravikanth

The modern devil is cheap dopamine

Naval Ravikanth

It takes time to develop your gut, but once it’s developed, don’t listen to anything else.

Naval Ravikanth

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

Act out of interest, not out of obligation.

Naval Ravikanth

First do it, then do it right, then do it better

Addy Osmani

Technology destroys jobs and replaces them with opportunities.

Naval Ravikanth

Learning can feel like progress even when it's not progress

Mark Manson

A good heuristic for founders - if it wasn’t your product, would you still use it?

Naval Ravikanth

Escape competition through authenticity

Naval Ravikanth

You cannot know anything more than your awareness, and you cannot know anything less.

Naval Ravikanth

Explanations that explain everything - “particle collisions,” “chemical imbalance,” simulation theory - explain nothing.

Naval Ravikanth

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

Abraham Lincoln

Wealth is having assets that earn while you sleep. Money is how we transfer time and wealth. Status is your place in the social hierarchy. Understand that ethical wealth creation is possible.

Naval Ravikanth

Money doesn't buy happiness - it buys freedom.

Naval Ravikanth

Hard choices, easy life. Easy choices, hard life.

Jerzy Gregorek

You can't connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking backwards.

Steve Jobs

An unexamined life is not worth living.


Do what feels like play to you, but looks like work to others

Naval Ravikanth

Whatever can happen, will happen

Murphy's Law

The purpose of a habit is to remove that action from self-negotiation. You no longer expend energy deciding whether to do it. You just do it. Good habits can range from telling the truth, to flossing.

Kevin Kelly

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that actually do

Steve Jobs

People who live far below their means enjoy a freedom that people busy upgrading their lifestyles cannot fathom

Naval Ravikanth

Choose inspiration over envy.

Naval Ravikanth

There is no greater fool than he who thinks himself wise; no one wiser than he who suspects he is a fool.

Marguerite de Valois

Don't waste your time with explanations, people only hear what they want to hear.


People with passion can change the world for better

Steve Jobs

The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a monthly salary.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Desperation inspires creativity and intense focus.

Ravi Gupta

If it entertains you now but will bore you someday, it’s a distraction. Keep looking.

Naval Ravikanth

Entrepreneurship is about risk MANAGEMENT, not merely risk TAKING.


You make your own luck if you stay at it long enough.

Naval Ravikanth

With consumer products, simple and "wrong" beats complicated and "right".

Naval Ravikanth

Bravery isn't being fearless; it is being afraid and doing it anyway

Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving.

Warren Buffett

You can do anything, but not everything.

David Allen

When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.

Dalai Lama

Knowing how little you matter is very important for your mental health and your happiness.

Naval Ravikanth

Waiting for the perfect timing is going to cost you time.


‘I don’t have time’ is just another way of saying, ‘It’s not a priority.'

Naval Ravikanth

Don't sacrifice an empire for a pot of gold.

The world is full of teachers but devoid of students.

Naval Ravikanth

Every interesting thing I’ve ever done, every important thing I’ve ever done, every beneficial thing I’ve ever done, has been through a cascade of experiments and mistakes and failures.

Jeff Bezos

It’s becoming easier and easier to be social, but exceptional people are built in solitude.

Naval Ravikanth

Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world

Nelson Mandela

People think they can’t change themselves, but they can. People think they can change others, but they can’t.

Naval Ravikanth

In a negotiation, whoever cares less, wins.

Naval Ravikanth

If you have a 10-year plan of how to get [somewhere], you should ask: Why can’t you do this in 6 months?

Peter Thiel

Inspiration is perishable - act on it immediately.

Naval Ravikanth

Easy paths, crowded destinations.

Scott Belsky

Eat like a lion, work like a lion, feel like a lion, live like a lion.

Naval Ravikanth

Don’t rush the process. Good things take time.


Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.


Your actions speak so loudly, I can not hear what you are saying.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Stop waiting for the 'perfect time.' Success is a numbers game - the number of times you take a shot.


Don't outsource your happiness or success to other people's decisions.

Naval Ravikanth

Desire is a contract you make with yourself to be unhappy until you get what you want

Naval Ravikanth

Just start. Start slow if you have to. Start small if you have to. Start privately if you have to. Just start.

James Clear

People overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in 10 years.

Bill Gates

Do to others as you would want done to you


Being born human is an “unfair” advantage.

Naval Ravikanth

Ideas don't come out fully formed, they only become clear as you work on them. You just have to get started.

Mark Zuckerberg

Earn with your mind, not with your time.

Naval Ravikanth

The only way you can possibly avoid criticism is to never do anything meaningful.

I'm not trying to be different. To me, I'm just being myself.

Jaylen Brown

The most important trick to be happy is to realize that happiness is a choice that you make and a skill set that you develop. You choose to be happy, and then you work at it. It's just like building muscles.

Naval Ravikanth

The stock market is the only market where things go on sale and all the customers run out of the store

Cullen Roche

Silence is a lesson learned from the many sufferings of life.


Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.

Jim Ryun

Emotions are just an excuse to justify our actions


If you want to make the wrong decision, ask everyone.

Naval Ravikanth

A taste of freedom can make you unemployable.

Naval Ravikanth

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.

William Shakespeare

The more we focus on what our competition is doing, the less we're focused on what we're doing.

Simon Sinek

My definition of wisdom is knowing the long-term consequences of your actions.

Naval Ravikanth

What fools call 'wasting time' is most often the best investment.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.


If you buy your house at $20,000 and somebody comes along next day and says, I'll pay you 15, you don't sell it because the quote is 15.

Warren Buffett

Start small, but never dream small.

I've had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened.

Mark Twain

The larger the herd, the lower the returns.

Naval Ravikanth

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Henry David Thoreau

Mistakes are inherently valuable even if they're not desirable.


Everyone driving slower than you is an idiot and everyone driving faster than you is a maniac.

George Carlin

Which games you play is more important than how well you play them.

Naval Ravikanth

Document, don't create

Gary Vaynerchuk

If you can't decide, the answer is No.

Naval Ravikanth

We have two lives; the second begins when we realise we only have one.


If it hurts to hear it, look for the truth in it. If it comforts to hear it, look for the lie in it.

Naval Ravikanth

No man ever steps in the same river twice. For it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.


You're not stuck. You're just committed to certain patterns of behavior because they helped you in the past. Now those behaviors have become more harmful than helpful... Change the formula to get a different result.

Emily Maroutian

If you live off a man's compliments, you'll die from his criticism.

Cornelius Lindsey

One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.

Sigmund Freud

A healthy man wants a thousand things, a sick man only wants one.


Care about the product, not about the outcome.

Naval Ravikanth

If you're not ready to be hated, you're not ready to be famous.

Naval Ravikanth

The ideal life would be one where you had a hobby that as a byproduct made you money, you had a hobby that as a byproduct kept you healthy, you had a hobby that as a byproduct made you smarter and more creative.

Naval Ravikanth

The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does.

Napoleon Hill

A life spent looking for shortcuts is a long road to nowhere

Naval Ravikanth

You are what you constantly consume


There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen


There are more fools than wise men, and even in the wise man himself there is more folly than wisdom.

Nicolas Chamfort

Don't count the things you do, do the things that count.

Better to think for yourself, and be wrong, than to outsource your thinking.


The older you get, the quieter you become. Life humbles you so deeply as you age. You realize how much nonsense you've wasted time on.


Crypto is the smartest people in the world exiting into their own economy.

Naval Ravikanth

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