30 Quotes from Tools of Titans

Anyone that knows me knows that I read…a lot. Over the last couple months I have been slowly going back through Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss which is chalked full of information, advice, quotes and anything else you can think of in regards to success – all from some of the most successful in the world.

Here are 30 quotes (there were waaaaaay more then 30) that stuck with me;

  1. The worst thing you can ever do is think that you know enough. Never stop learning. Ever.
  2. If you’re looking for a formula for greatness, the closest we’ll ever get, I think, is this: Consistency driven by a deep love of the work. – Maria Popova
  3. Don’t believe everything you think. – BJ Miller
  4. Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers. – Pierre-Marc Gaston
  5. You’re not responsible for the hand of cards you were dealt. You’re responsible for maxing out what you were given. – Christopher Sommer
  6. If I had to prescribe two things to improve health and happiness in the world, it’d be movement and play. – Jason Nemer
  7. When in doubt, train your grip and core. – Pavel Tsatsouline
  8. If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success. – James Cameron
  9. It may be lucky, but it’s not an accident. – Chris Sacca
  10. It’s not what you know, it’s what you do consistently. – Derek Sivers
  11. Lack of time is a lack of priorities. – Derek Sivers
  12. Losers react, leaders anticipate. – Tony Robbins
  13. If you let your learning lead to knowledge, you become a fool. If you let your learning lead to action, you become wealthy. – Tony Robbins
  14. What is the ultimate quantification of success? For me, it’s not how much time you spend doing what you love. It’s how little time you spend doing what you hate. – Casey Neistat
  15. You are more powerful than you think you are. Act accordingly. – Seth Godin
  16. Losers have goals. Winners have systems. – Scott Adams
  17. Creativity is an infinite resource. The more you spend, the more you have. – Chase Jarvis
  18. If I had done what I was ‘qualified’ to do, I’d be pushing a broom somewhere. – Dan Carlin
  19. When you complain, nobody wants to help you. – Tracy DiNunzio
  20. The biggest mistake you can make is to accept the norms of your time. – Neil Strauss
  21. The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool. – Richard P. Feynman
  22. The purpose of life is a life of purpose. – General Stanley McChrystal
  23. You can tell the true character of a man by how his dog and his kids react to him. – Shay Carl
  24. Many a false step was made by standing still.
  25. The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion. – Paulo Coelho
  26. Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it’s time to pause and reflect. – Mark Twain
  27. Living well is the best revenge. – George Herbert
  28. Those who are offended easily should be offended more often. – Mae West
  29. Free education is abundant, all over the internet. It’s the desire to learn that’s scarce. – Naval Ravikant
  30. Good isn’t good enough. – Jamie Foxx

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