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Mastery Quotes

“Don’t abandon the skills and experience you have gained, but find a new way to apply them.”

Mastery

“If you can get people to become emotional, they will reveal a lot more.”

Mastery

“In order to master a field, you must love the subject and feel a profound connection to it. Your interest must transcend the field itself and border on the religious.”

Mastery

“In physical exercise, resistance is a way to make the body stronger, and it is the same with the mind.”

Mastery

“It is in fact the height of selfishness to merely consume what others create and to retreat into a shell of limited goals and immediate pleasures.”

Mastery

“Keep a notebook with you at all times.”

Mastery

“Never assume that what people say or do in a particular moment is a statement of their permanent desires.”

Mastery

“People around you, constantly under the pull of their emotions, change their ideas by the day or by the hour, depending on their mood. You must never assume that what people say or do in a particular moment is a statement of their permanent desires.”

Mastery

“Scoff at the need for attention and approval — they will lead you astray.”

Mastery

“Slowly expand the boundaries of what can be made.”

Mastery

“Study as deeply as possible the technology you use.”

Mastery

“Take special note of how people respond to stressful situations. Often the mask they wear in public falls off in the heat of the moment.”

Mastery

“The first move toward mastery is always inward — learning who you really are and reconnecting with that innate force.”

Mastery

“The greatest impediment to creativity is your impatience, the almost inevitable desire to hurry up the process and make a splash.”

Mastery

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“The most effective attitude to adopt is one of supreme acceptance.”

Mastery

“The need for certainty is the greatest disease the mind faces.”

Mastery

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“The time that leads to mastery is dependent on the intensity of our focus.”

Mastery

“The very desire to find shortcuts makes you eminently unsuited for any kind of mastery.”

Mastery

“There are two kinds of failure. The first comes from never trying out your ideas because you are afraid, or because you are waiting for the perfect time. This kind of failure you can never learn from, and such timidity will destroy you. The second kind comes from a bold and venturesome spirit. If you fail in this way, the hit that you take to your reputation is greatly outweighed by what you learn. Repeated failure will toughen your spirit and show you with absolute clarity how things must be done.”

Mastery

“You cannot have everything in the present. The road to mastery requires patience and sacrifice.”

Mastery

“You have a destiny to fulfill.”

Mastery

“Your thoughts will tend to revolve around what you value most.”

Mastery

The 33 Strategies of War Quotes

“Anger and impatience will draw you into rash actions that will cut off your options.”

The 33 Strategies of War

“Arm yourself with prudence, and never completely lay down your arms, not even for friends.”

The 33 Strategies of War

“Decide which fights to avoid and which are inevitable.”

The 33 Strategies of War

“Desperate people will risk anything in a fight. This gives them a huge advantage. They have nothing to lose.”

The 33 Strategies of War

“Establish a frightening reputation. People will back off from you, treating you with respect and a little fear.”

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“Events in life mean nothing if you do not reflect on them in a deep way, and ideas from books are pointless if they have no application to life as you live it.”

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“In a divided world, power will come from keeping your own group united and cohesive.”

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“Keep yourself restless and unsatisfied.”

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