My Favorite Quotes From Tim Ferriss’s “Tribe of Mentors”

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“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” — Anaïs Nin

“Not Dead, Can’t Quit.” — Richard Machowicz

“And I love people who love suffering.” — Kyle Maynard

“What you seek is seeking you.” –Rumi

“Busy is a decision.” — Debbie Millman

“Suffering is a moment of clarity, when you can no longer deny the truth of a situation and are forced into uncomfortable change.”

“Desire is a contract that you make with yourself to be unhappy until you get what you want.” — Naval Ravikant

“We spend far too much time complaining about the way things are, and forget that we have the power to change anything and everything.”— Bozoma Saint John

“I am thankful every day that I didn’t get what I ‘wanted.’” — Mike Maples, Jr.

“You can be a juicy ripe peach and there’ll still be someone who doesn’t like peaches.” — Dita Von Teese

“The difference between winning and losing is most often not quitting.” — Walt Disney

“There is nothing that the busy man is less busy with than living; there is nothing harder to learn.” — Seneca

“Hard choices, easy life. Easy choices, hard life.” — Jerzy Gregorek

“What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn’t have any doubt — it is sure to get where it is going, and it doesn’t want to go anywhere else.” — Hal Boyle.

“I love rain, storms, inclement conditions, chaos with hidden harmonies. Is that absurd?”

“It’s remarkable how the mind follows the body. Honestly, I think a lack of understanding or desire to understand that simple evolutionary reality is what inhibits so many people from rapidly improving their lives.”— Josh Waitzkin

“If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.” — Betty Reese

“In short, the best student wins.”

“My two cents: Excellence is the next five minutes or nothing at all.”— Tom Peters

“‘Courage over comfort.’ Just a simple reminder that there’s nothing comfortable about being courageous. Everyone wants to be brave, but no one wants to be vulnerable.” — Brene Brown

“Your heart is a million times more powerful than your brain.” — Jerome Jarre

“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” — Henry Ford

“You do not have to earn love. You simply have to exist.” — Sharon Salzberg

“Fear is really false evidence appearing real.” — Peter Guber

“I’ve tried to stop worrying too much about the future. I focus on making the most out of every single day with the belief that it will bring me to where I want to be.” — Annie Thorisdottir

“However, the way to get the strongest is to lift what is optimal and not what is maximal.” — Mark Bell

“Don’t believe everything you think.” –BJ Miller

“It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.” — Chuck Palahniuk

“No society in human history ever suffered because its people became too reasonable.” — Sam Harris

“If you can’t laugh at it, you lose.” — Jon Call

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” –Helen Keller

“To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.” –Søren Kierkegaard

“To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

“Everything is figure-out-able.” — Marie Forleo

“No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.” — Albert Einstein

“Failure will happen, and failure is an opportunity to build resilience, to practice forgiveness of self and of others, and to gain wisdom.” — Jim Loehr

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