Tim Ferriss quotes

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Tim Ferriss is an American entrepreneur, podcaster, lifehacker and author of the business and lifestyle books The 4-Hour Workweek and Tools of Titans.

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Tim Ferriss quotes

“A person's success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have.”

Tim Ferriss

“Adversity doesn’t build character; it reveals it.”

Tim Ferriss

“Becoming a member of the New Rich is not just about working smarter. It's about building a system to replace yourself.”

Tim Ferriss

“Being able to quit things that don't work is integral to being a winner.”

Tim Ferriss

“Creativity is an infinite resource. The more you spend, the more you have.”

Tim Ferriss

“Develop the habit of letting small bad things happen. If you don’t, you’ll never find time for the life-changing big things.”

Tim Ferriss

“Doing something unimportant well does not make it important.”

Tim Ferriss

“Focus on being productive instead of busy.”

Tim Ferriss

“If you spend your time, worth $20-25 per hour, doing something that someone else will do for $10 per hour, it's simply a poor use of resources.”

Tim Ferriss

“It's lonely at the top. Ninety-nine percent of people in the world are convinced they are incapable of achieving great things, so they aim for the mediocre. The level of competition is thus fiercest for 'realistic' goals, paradoxically making them the most time and energy-consuming.”

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“It’s amazing how someone’s IQ seems to double as soon as you give them responsibility and indicate that you trust them.”

Tim Ferriss

“Most people are fast to stop you before you get started but hesitate to get in the way if you're moving.”

Tim Ferriss

“One can steal ideas, but no one can steal execution or passion.”

Tim Ferriss

“People will choose unhappiness over uncertainty.”

Tim Ferriss

“The decent method you follow is better than the perfect method you quit.”

Tim Ferriss

“The fishing is best where the fewest go.”

Tim Ferriss

“The opposite of love is indifference, and the opposite of happiness is boredom.”

Tim Ferriss

“The question you should be asking isn’t, “What do I want?” or “What are my goals?” but “What would excite me?”

Tim Ferriss

“What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.”

Tim Ferriss