Quotes for life

Quotes for life

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

  • Magic happens with 1% improvement everyday — Unknown

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

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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • Writing is training data for decision making — Unknown

  • Do bragworthy work — Yours truly!

  • Good, smarter people need feedback and applaud — Unknown

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

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

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

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

  • 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first. — Ernestine Ulmer

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