Angela Duckworth Quotes



Best 13 Quotes by Angela Duckworth

Grit Quotes

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

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“Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare.”

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

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

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“No whining. No complaining. No excuses.”

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

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

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“Passion begins with intrinsically enjoying what you do.”

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

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“Stop reading so much and go think.”

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

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“To be gritty is to resist complacency.”

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“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.”

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“One of the things psychologists used to say was that if you are depressed, anxious or angry, you couldn't be happy. Those were at opposite ends of a continuum. I believe that you can be suffering or have a mental illness and be happy - just not in the same moment that you're sad.”


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