Gretchen Rubin Quotes

Who is Gretchen Rubin?

Gretchen Rubin is an American author, blogger and speaker known for The Happiness Project.

Born December 14, 1965

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Best 22 Quotes by Gretchen Rubin

“Sleep is the new sex.”

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“Time waits for no ovary.”

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Better Than Before Quotes

“How we schedule our days is how we spend our lives.”

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Better Than Before

“The biggest waste of time is to do well something that we need not do at all.”

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Better Than Before

“The desire to start something at the “right” time is usually just a justification for delay. In almost every case, the best time to start is now.”

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Better Than Before

“We won’t make ourselves more creative and productive by copying other people’s habits, even the habits of geniuses; we must know our own nature, and what habits serve us best.”

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Better Than Before

Happier at Home Quotes

“I am living my real life, this is it. Now is now, and if I waited to be happier, waited to have fun, waited to do the things that I know I ought to do, I might never get the chance.”

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Happier at Home

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The Happiness Project Quotes

“Another study suggested that getting one extra hour of sleep each night would do more for a person's happiness than getting a $60,000 raise.”

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The Happiness Project

“Arriving rarely makes you as happy as you anticipate.”

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The Happiness Project

“Enthusiasm is more important to mastery than innate ability, it turns out, because the single most important element in developing an expertise is your willingness to practice.”

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The Happiness Project

“Happiness is the meaning and purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.”

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The Happiness Project

“I can do anything I want, but I can't do everything I want.”

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The Happiness Project

“I have an idea of who I wish I were, and that obscures my understanding of who I actually am.”

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The Happiness Project

“Life is too short to save your good china or your good lingerie or your good anything for later because truly, later may never come.”

Gretchen Rubin
The Happiness Project

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“Money. It's a good servant but a bad master.”

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The Happiness Project

“Never start a sentence with the words 'No offense'.”

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The Happiness Project

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“Love is a vessel that contains both security and adventure, and commitment offers one of the great luxuries of life: time. Marriage is not the end of romance, it is the beginning. They know that they have years in which to deepen their connection, to experiment, to regress, and even to fail. They see their relationship as something alive and ongoing, not a fait accompli. It’s a story that they are writing together, one with many chapters, and neither partner knows how it will end. There’s always a place they haven’t gone yet, always something about the other still to be discovered.”

Mating in Captivity


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“One of the best ways to make yourself happy is to make other people happy. One of the best ways to make other people happy is to be happy yourself.”

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The Happiness Project

“Sometimes I succeed, sometimes I fail, but every day is a clean slate and a fresh opportunity.”

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The Happiness Project

“The days are long, but the years are short.”

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The Happiness Project

“The things that go wrong often make the best memories.”

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The Happiness Project

“What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while.”

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The Happiness Project

“What's fun for other people may not be fun for you- and vice versa.”

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The Happiness Project