The secret to getting ahead is getting started.
First do it, then do it right, then do it better
Learning can feel like progress even when it's not progress
You can't connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking backwards.
Whatever can happen, will happen
If it entertains you now but will bore you someday, it’s a distraction. Keep looking.
Entrepreneurship is about risk MANAGEMENT, not merely risk TAKING.
You make your own luck if you stay at it long enough.
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.
If you have a 10-year plan of how to get [somewhere], you should ask: Why can’t you do this in 6 months?
Inspiration is perishable - act on it immediately.
Just start. Start slow if you have to. Start small if you have to. Start privately if you have to. Just start.
Ideas don't come out fully formed, they only become clear as you work on them. You just have to get started.
What fools call 'wasting time' is most often the best investment.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Care about the product, not about the outcome.
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.
The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does.