Robin Sharma Quotes

Who the Heck is Robin Sharma?

Canadian lawyer Robin Sharma quit his legal career and self published the book The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari.

Born June 16, 1964

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Best 119 Quotes by Robin Sharma

“A job is not 'just a job'. Every job is a gorgeous vehicle to express your gifts and talents – and to model exceptionalism for all around you.”

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“A little bit of fragrance always clings to the hands that gives you roses.”

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“A mistake is a mistake only if you make it twice...”

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“Addiction to distraction is the death of creative production.”

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“All great thinkers are initially ridiculed – and eventually revered.”

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“At the end of our lives, we mostly regret the risks we didn't take, the dreams we didn't do and the love we failed to give. If those things are going to be important to you at the end, make them important to you right now.”

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“Be the CEO of your life.”

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“Being a superstar is not the domain of the gifted but the prepared.”

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“Big people don't make people feel small.”

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“Bravery is the solution to regret.”

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“Disrupt or be disrupted.”

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“Do more than you’re paid to do and do work that leaves your teammates breathless.”

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“Don't live the same year 75 times and call it a life.”

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“Don’t be the richest person in the graveyard. Health is wealth.”

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“Don’t waste your most valuable hours – the morning – doing low value work.”

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“Drink more water.”

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“Either you set your goals and, in doing so, have your life governed by choice or you do nothing and have your life governed by chance.”

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“Every morning ask yourself: “How may I best serve the most people?”

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“Every night ask yourself: “What 5 good things happened to me this day?”

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“Every second you spend thinking about what you don't want in your life is a second denying focus and energy from getting what you do want. Every minute you worry about what's not working is a minute drawn away from creating what will work. And every hour spent reflecting on the disappointments of the past is an hour stolen from seeing the possibilities that your future holds.”

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“Fears unfaced become your limits.”

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“I don't think about what I'll get from someone else. Instead, all I care about is what I can give. And that, my friend, has made me a very happy man.”

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“If you’re not scared a lot you’re not doing very much.”

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“If your life is worth thinking about, it is worth writing about.”

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“In a world where technology is causing some of us to forget how to act human, become the politest person you know.”

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“Keep a journal. Your life’s story is worth recording.”

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“Keep the promises you make to others — and to yourself.”

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“Leave every project you touch at work better than you found it.”

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“Leave your ego at the door every morning.”

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“Life has bigger plans for you than you can possibly know.”

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“Life’s short. The greatest risk is riskless living. And settling for average.”

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“Mastery begins with humility.”

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“Measure the success of your days by the lives touched versus the hours passed.”

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“One of the saddest things in life is to get to the end and look back in regret, knowing that you could have been, done, and had so much more.”

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“Release your need to be liked. You can’t be a visionary if you long to be liked.”

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“Remember that all great ideas were first ridiculed.”

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“Remember that critics are dreamers gone scared.”

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“Remember that the quality of your life is determined by the quality of your thoughts.”

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“Remember the secret to happiness is doing work that matters and being an instrument of service.”

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“Say 'please' and 'thank you'.”

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“Set 5 daily goals every morning. These small wins will lead to nearly 2000 little victories by the end of the year.”

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“Small daily improvements are the key to staggering long-term results.”

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“Smile at strangers.”

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“Some books are meant to be tasted, some books are meant to be chewed and, finally, some books are meant to be swallowed whole.”

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“Stop being busy being busy. Clean out the distractions from your work and life and devote to a monomaniacal focus on the few things that matter.”

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“Take 60 minutes every weekend to craft a blueprint for the coming seven days.”

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“The activity you're most avoiding contains your biggest opportunity.”

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“The best among us are not more gifted than the rest. They just take small steps each day as they march towards their biggest life.”

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“The mind is a wonderful servant, but a terrible master.”

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“The moment you stop doing the very things that got you to the top of the mountain is the very moment you begin the slid down to the valley.”

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“The project that most scares you is the project you need to do first.”

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“We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.”

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“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, but are spiritual beings having a human experience.”

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“You can’t make someone feel good about themselves until you feel good about yourself.”

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“Your days are your life in miniature. As you live your hours, so you create your years. As you live your days, so you craft your life. What you do today is actually creating your future. The words you speak, the thoughts you think, the food you eat and the actions you take are defining your destiny — shaping who you are becoming and what your life will stand for. Small choices lead to giant consequences over time. There’s no such thing as an unimportant day.”

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“Your job is not just to work. Your job is to leave a trail of leaders behind you.”

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"The Greatness Guide" Quotes

“Awareness precedes choice and choice precedes results.”

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“Each day, life will send you little windows of opportunity. Your destiny will ultimately be defined by how you respond to these windows of opportunity.”

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“Give out what you most want to come back.”

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“Reading a book by someone you respect allows some of their brilliance to rub off on you.”

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“The doorway to success swings outward not inward.”

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“The person who chases two rabbits catches neither.”

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“The price of discipline is always less than the pain of regret.”

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“There's a cure for aging that no one talks about. It's called learning.”

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“What distinguishes people with an extraordinary character from the rest of us is how they respond when life sends one of its inevitable curves.”

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“What gets measured, gets improved.”

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“Would you rather live your life according to the approval of others or aligned with your truth and your dreams?”

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"The Leader Who Had No Title" Quotes

“Change is hardest at the beginning, messiest in the middle and best at the end.”

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The Leader Who Had No Title

“If everything’s under control, you’re going too slow.”

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The Leader Who Had No Title

“It’s about knowing who you are, what you stand for, and then having the courage to be yourself—in every situation rather than only when it’s convenient. It’s about being real, consistent, and congruent so who you are on the inside is reflected by the way you perform on the outside.”

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“Remember, we see the world not as it is but as we are.”

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“Sustained change only happens when we shift at an emotional rather than logical level.”

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The Leader Who Had No Title

“The farmer has patience and trusts the process. He just has the faith and deep understanding that through his daily efforts, the harvest will come. And then one day, almost out of nowhere, it does.”

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“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”

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“Victims fall in love with excuses.”

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“Victims recite problems, leaders provide solutions.”

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“When we are young we sacrifice our health for wealth. But when we become old and wise, we become willing to sacrifice every bit of our wealth for just a day of good health.”

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“Whether you think something is possible or impossible, you’ll most certainly be right. Because your belief determines your behavior.”

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"The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari" Quotes

“Act as if failure is impossible, and your success will be assured. Wipe out every thought of not achieving your objectives, whether they are material or spiritual.”

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“All the mistakes you will ever make in your life have already been made by those that have walked before you”

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“Ancient Rule of Twenty-one: if you do anything for twenty-one days in a row, it will be installed as a habit.”

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“Books simply help you to see what is already within your self. That’s what enlightenment is all about.”

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“Everything is created twice, first in the mind and then in reality.”

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“Failure is not having the courage to try, nothing more an nothing less.”

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“I once read that people who study others are wise but those who study themselves are enlightened.”

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“I've heard that the best way to help poor people is to make sure you don't become one of them.”

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“If you want to improve your life and live with all that you deserve, you must run your own race. It doesn’t matter what other people say about you. What is important is what you say to yourself, being comfortable in your own skin. Be true to you. That’s a key source of happiness.”

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“In order to awaken your best life, it’s important that you “die while you are alive.” Most people live as if they have all the time in the world. They wish they had more time in their days and yet they waste the time they have. They put off living until some event in the future occurs. In order to awaken to your best life, every day should be lived as if it were your last day on the planet.”

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The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

“Investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. it will not only improve your life, it will improve the lives of all those around you.”

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“Laughing is medicine for the soul.”

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“Never regret your past. Rather, embrace it as the teacher that it is.”

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“Our vision will become clear only when you can look into your heart. who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside awakens.”

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“Push yourself to do more and to experience more. Harness your energy to start expanding your dreams. Don't accept a life of mediocrity when you hold such infinite potential within the fortress of your mind. Dare to tap into your greatness.”

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“Read the right books. Learn how those who have preceded you have handled the challenges you are currently facing.”

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“Remarkable people are priority-driven. This is the secret of time mastery. Build your days around your priorities and you will play in rare air.”

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“Saying that you don’t have time to improve your thoughts and your life is like saying you don’t have time to stop for gas because you’re too busy driving. Eventually it will catch up with you.”

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“Take the time to think. Discover your real reason for being here and then have the courage to act on it.”

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“The beautiful thing is that you can change your self-image, just like you can change everything else in your life if it is not serving to enhance it.”

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“The best antidote for fear is knowledge.”

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The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

“The mind is like any other muscle in your body. Use it or lose it.”

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The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

“The most important gift we can give ourselves is the commitment to living our authentic life. To be true to ourselves, however, is not an easy task. We must break free of the seductions of society and live life on our own terms, under our own values and aligned with our original dreams. We must tap our hidden selves; explore the deep-seated, unseen hopes, desires, strengths and weaknesses that make us who we are. We have to understand where we have been and know where we are going.”

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“The only way to improve tomorrow is to know what you did wrong today.”

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“The ten-minute period before you sleep and the ten-minute period after you wake up are profoundly influential on your subconscious mind. Only the most inspiring and serene thoughts should be programmed into your mind at those times.”

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“To risk is to live.”

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“We grow fearless when we do the things we fear”

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“While what you say to others is important, even more important is what you say to yourself.”

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“Worry drains the mind of its power and, sooner or later, it injures the soul.”

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“You are also what you say to yourself all day long.”

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“You will never be able to hit a target that you cannot see. People spend their whole lives dreaming of becoming happier, living with more vitality and having an abundance of passion. Yet they do not see the importance of taking even ten minutes a month to write out their goals and to think deeply about the meaning of their lives, their Dharma.”

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“Your I CAN is more important than your IQ.”

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"The Saint, the Surfer, and the CEO" Quotes

“A person without self-expression is a person without personal freedom.”

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The Saint, the Surfer, and the CEO

“For your life to be great, your faith must be bigger than your fear.”

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The Saint, the Surfer, and the CEO

“Success is nothing more than living your life according to your own truth and your own terms.”

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The Saint, the Surfer, and the CEO

“The richest person in the world, I’ve since discovered, isn’t the person who has the most but the one who needs the least.”

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"Who Will Cry When You Die?" Quotes

“How high you will rise in your life will be determined not by how hard you work but by how well you think.”

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Who Will Cry When You Die?

“The real secret to a life of abundance is to stop spending your days searching for security and to start spending your time pursuing opportunity.”

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Who Will Cry When You Die?

“The tougher you are on yourself, the easier life will be on you.”

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Who Will Cry When You Die?

“Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.”

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Who Will Cry When You Die?

“You will never be able to eliminate a weakness you don’t even know about. The first step to eliminating a negative habit is to become aware of it.”

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