Gretchen Rubin quotes

Who is Gretchen Rubin?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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“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.”

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

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

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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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“Sleep is the new sex.”

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

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

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

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

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“Time waits for no ovary.”

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

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

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