Who on Earth is Angela Duckworth?

American psychologist and professor known for the book Grit.

Quotes by Angela Duckworth

“Being a "promising beginner" is fun, but being an actual expert is infinitely more gratifying.”

Angela Duckworth Grit

“Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare.”

Angela Duckworth Grit

“It isn't suffering that leads to hopelessness. It's suffering you think you can't control.”

Angela Duckworth Grit

“It soon became clear that doing one thing better and better might be more satisfying than staying an amateur at many different things.”

Angela Duckworth Grit

“No whining. No complaining. No excuses.”

Angela Duckworth Grit

“Nobody wants to show you the hours and hours of becoming. They'd rather show the highlight of what they've become.”

Angela Duckworth Grit

“Our potential is one thing. What we do with it is quite another.”

Angela Duckworth Grit

“Passion begins with intrinsically enjoying what you do.”

Angela Duckworth Grit

“Passion for your work is a little bit of discovery, followed by a lot of development, and then a lifetime of deepening.”

Angela Duckworth Grit

“Stop reading so much and go think.”

Angela Duckworth Grit

“The idea of purpose is the idea that what we do matters to people other than ourselves.”

Angela Duckworth Grit

“To be gritty is to resist complacency.”

Angela Duckworth Grit

“When you keep searching for ways to change your situation for the better, you stand a chance of finding them. When you stop searching, assuming they can’t be found, you guarantee they won.”

Angela Duckworth Grit