Benjamin P. Hardy Quotes

Why should I know Benjamin P. Hardy?

Benjamin P. Hardy is the author of business books like 'Slipstream Time Hacking', 'Willpower Doesn't Work' and 'Personality isn't Permanent'.

Hardy also wrote two books together with Dan Sullivan.

Born January 10, 1991

Books by Benjamin P. Hardy


Best 51 Quotes by Benjamin P. Hardy

“If you’re not living consciously, you’re living subconsciously… you’re essentially on autopilot being who you were yesterday.”

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“It’s not necessary to spend every waking moment in the future. That actually stops you from living out the process of getting there. But with every decision, you’re reminded of the future you want.”

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“Labeling yourself is one of the fastest ways to become mindless about context.”

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“Prefer being rejected at your new standard than being accepted at your old one.”

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“Start to act from now as the person you want to be.”

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“Until you appreciate what you currently have, more won’t make your life better.”

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“Very few people think deeply about their future. They’re living day-to-day. They aren’t being incredibly thoughtful and strategic about very specific details they want to see happen in their future. Even if that’s just a social event with a friend.”

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“What would your life look like if you measured every decision you made against your future vision?”

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“When you give yourself time to really think about what you want to see happen, you start to get lots of insights into how to make it happen.”

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“With every decision or opportunity, every member of the team asked themselves: Will it make the boat go faster?

You get invited to a late night party the night before training. Will it make the boat go faster?
If the answer is no… then the decision is no.

Tempted to eat a doughnut? Will it make the boat go faster?

The British rowing team used this single question — a profound implementation intention — to quickly escalate their unity, skills, conditioning, and training. They destroyed their competition and won gold.”

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“Without a future self, you don’t know who you are today. It doesn’t matter who you are if you don’t know who you plan to be.”

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How to Consciously Design Your Ideal Future Quotes

“Humility, gratitude, and recognition of your blessings keeps your success in proper perspective. You couldn’t do what you’ve without the help of countless other people. You are extremely lucky to be able to contribute in the way you have.”

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How to Consciously Design Your Ideal Future

“Never ask advice of someone with whom you wouldn’t want to trade places.”

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How to Consciously Design Your Ideal Future

“Ordinary people seek entertainment. Extraordinary people seek education and learning.”

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How to Consciously Design Your Ideal Future

“Small things — if not corrected — become big things, always.”

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How to Consciously Design Your Ideal Future

“The fastest way to move forward in life is not doing more. It starts with stopping the behaviors holding you back.”

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How to Consciously Design Your Ideal Future

“The worst comes first. Do that thing you’ve been needing to do. Then do it again tomorrow.”

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How to Consciously Design Your Ideal Future

“Understanding the value of one dollar is the same as coming to appreciate the value of time. To thoughtlessly spend one dollar may not seem like a big deal, but it actually is. That frivolous spending compounded over a long enough time could be millions.”

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How to Consciously Design Your Ideal Future

“You are never pre-qualified to live your dreams. You qualify yourself by doing the work. By committing — even overcommitting — to what you believe you should do.”

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How to Consciously Design Your Ideal Future

“You are never pre-qualified to live your dreams. You qualify yourself by doing the work. By committing—even overcommitting—to what you believe you should do.”

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How to Consciously Design Your Ideal Future

Personality Isn't Permanent Quotes

“Becoming psychologically flexible is key to personal transformation, not overattaching to your current identity or perspectives. Becoming insatiably committed to a future purpose and embracing emotions rather than avoiding them is how radical change occurs.”

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Personality Isn't Permanent

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“Choosing one's own way is what makes one human – and the more you own the power of your own decision-making, the more your life and outcomes will be within your control.”

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Personality Isn't Permanent

“Few people intentionally define and shape their identity, based on who they plan to be, and then become that person.”

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Personality Isn't Permanent

“People use the past as the excuse to remain stuck in habits and attitudes that keep them from growing.”

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Personality Isn't Permanent

“Personality is not stable but changes regardless of whether you’re purposeful about that change or not.”

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Personality Isn't Permanent

“Without a meaningful goal, attempting changes lacks meaning, requires unsustainable willpower, and ultimately leads to failure.”

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Personality Isn't Permanent

“You are not a single and narrow 'type' of person. In different situations and around different people, you are different. Your personality is dynamic, flexible, and contextual. Moreover, your personality changes throughout your life, far more than you can presently imagine.”

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Personality Isn't Permanent

“You earn your confidence through intentional action toward meaningful goals. You can only borrow so much confidence from the distant past.”

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Personality Isn't Permanent

Slipstream Time Hacking Quotes

“A person choosing to spend large portions of time in an unsatisfying job in order to make ends meet is on a fast track to his deathbed. Time will move increasingly faster as a result of his slow pace—the relativity of time.”

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Slipstream Time Hacking

“In a non-linear and relative world, each person is empowered to change the course and meaning of their life completely. That change only takes an instant; it is a leap through a wormhole.”

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Slipstream Time Hacking