Quotes/Excerpts

“Sweat More. Stress Less”

-Tshirt. No clue who to attribute it to but whoever it is, we should be friends.

“Turn your expectations into appreciation and your whole world changes in an instant.”

-Tony Robbins

“Certainty is a luxury that leaders can’t afford”

-Roan from the tv episode “The 100”

“Discipline equals freedom”

-Jocko Willink

“Courage Begets Courage”

-Not sure but I love it

Pain + Reflection = Progress

-Ray Dalio

To the dull mind all nature is leaden. To the illumined mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Successful people change in ways that allow them to continue to take advantage of their strengths while compensating for their weaknesses and unsuccessful people don’t.

– Ray Dalio

“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.”

-Greek Proverb

“Hard choices, easy life. Easy choices, hard life.”

-Jerzy Gregorek

“My message would be: Sugar is toxic. Sugar and other natural or artificial sweeteners are among the most addictive agents in our environment. When consumed in quantities that exceed the rate of metabolism in muscle or the brain, sugar is converted to fat, resulting in insulin resistance, obesity, and an increased risk of many other diseases, including cancers.”

“We may be approaching a time when sugar is responsible for more early deaths in America than cigarette smoking”

Lewis Cantley
Tribe of Mentors

“Life is short. You don’t have much time. Everyday’s a gift. And, the secret to happiness is to figure out what your gift is and to offer it to the world. And to not worry about all the noise and hype around you that says what you should do. Think for yourself. Don’t waste any ergs of energy on this stuff that doesn’t matter to you. Holding a grudge is a symptom of not knowing how you want to spend the gift of the day.”

-Mike Maples, Jr.
The Tim Ferriss Show

The most important thing you can do is to gather the lessons these failures provide and gain humility and radical open-mindedness in order to increase your chances of success. Then you press on.

– Ray Dalio

I urge you to be curious enough to want to understand how the people who see things differently from you came to see them that way. You will find that interesting and invaluable, and the richer perspective you gain will help you decide what you should do.

– Ray Dalio