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Stephen Mayo | Quotes


Being busy is most often used as a guise for avoiding the few critically important but uncomfortable actions.

- Tim Ferriss, The 4-Hour Workweek

Learn as if you were to live forever; Live as if you were to die tomorrow.

- John Wooden, They Call Me Coach

An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.

- Neils Bohr, Danish physicist

Don’t be on your deathbed someday, having squandered your one chance at life, full of regret because you pursued little distractions instead of big dreams.

- Derek Sivers, Anything You Want

When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

Security is mostly a superstition...Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

- Helen Keller

Time is a created thing. To say “I don’t have time” is to say “I don’t want to”

- Lao Tzu

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place

- George Bernard Shaw

An enemy is someone whose story you have not heard.

- Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek

We don't rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training.

- Archilochos

"A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor"

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

"All power corrupts, but someone must govern"

- John le Carré