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#003 — Quoteyard

#003 — Quoteyard

16/12/23

I am a sucker for good quotes. Few stick with me and I use this page to keep them in one place.

Work

Magic happens with 1% improvement everyday — Unknown

What's ONE thing you can do today that makes tomorrow easier? Repeat. — Unknown

Only the paranoid survive — Andy Grove

If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well — Philip Stanhope

You rise to the level of your incompetencies — Laurence Peter

If it’s worth giving feedback, it’s worth giving feedback well — Derived

Time compresses and expands to fill the work you have to do — Parkinson’s Law

Do bragworthy work — Yours truly!

If your desk isn't covered, you probably aren't doing your job — Harold Geneen

The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible — David Ogilvy

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there. — Indira Gandhi

Good, smarter people need feedback and applaud — Unknown

Never memorize what you can look up in books. — Albert Einstein

More often than not, the person is the problem, not the incentive system. No incentive system turns mediocre into extraordinary. — Unknown

I don't want to use my creative energy on somebody else's user interface. — Jeff Bezos

The best customer service is if the customer doesn't need to call you, doesn't need to talk to you. It just works. — Jeff Bezos

People

You are the average of 5 people you hang out with — Jim Rohn

Great minds discuss ideas, average discuss events and small discuss people — Eleanor Roosevelt

Success is proportional to how many people want you to be successful — Unknown

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle. — Ian Maclaren

Life's too short to hang out with people who aren't resourceful. — Jeff Bezos

Life

You can’t save time, only spend it wisely — Benjamin Hoff

Explore so you have no regrets, exploit so you miss no joy — Unknown

Live your life by a compass not a clock — Stephen R. Covey

Eat the frog first — Mark Twain

Look further by standing on the shoulder of giants — Sir Isaac Newton

The four most expensive words in the English language are "this time it's different." — John Templeton

Put all your eggs in one basket and watch the basket. — Carl Sandburg

Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first. — Ernestine Ulmer

Always, in all circumstances, wear comfortable shoes. You never know when you may have to run for your life. — Callie Khouri

It's better to be a pirate than to join the navy. — Steve Jobs

If someone looked at how you spent your time over the last year, would what they see as your priorities match what you see as your priorities?

Creating

Writing is training data for decision making — Unknown

Whatever you are, be a good one. — Abraham Lincoln

All you need for a movie is a gun and a girl. — Jean-Luc Godard

Don't be humble. You're not that great. — Golda Meir

Keep your taste >> 50% ahead of your current state — Pratik Agarwal

'Give yourself a lot of shots to get lucky' is even better advice than it appears on the surface. Luck isn't an independent variable but increases super-linearly with more surface area - you meet more people, make more connections between new ideas, learn patterns, etc. — Sam Altman

Before you work harder on something, identify the leverage point. Working smarter is the most valuable form of working harder. — Unknown

If we can keep our competitors focus on us while we stay focused on the customer, ultimately we'll turn out all right. — Jeff Bezos

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