Best 23 Quotes & Tweets on Future self

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1

The more control you have over your attention, the more control you have over your future.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

2

5 things to consider removing next year: -one toxic person -one annoying customer -one topic that robs your attention -one belief that’s holding you back -one commitment that isn’t worth the effort You don’t have to add things to your life to improve it.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

3

The greatest trap is telling yourself you’ll do something important later. Excuses create their own inertia. The longer you wait the harder it gets. “Later” is where dreams go to die.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

4

Growth is trading discomfort in the moment for satisfaction in the future. Decline is trading satisfaction in the moment for discomfort in the future.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

5

If you're focused on the outcome, you're not focused on the process. Sustained success comes from a fanatical focus on process. You don't need to be perfect, just better than yesterday.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

6

You choose the future with your actions each day.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

7

Your focus becomes your future.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

8

The art of living well is a dance between extremes. Planning for the future vs. being present in the moment. Seeing the big picture vs. focusing on the details. Working hard vs. relaxing fully. On then off. Off then on. The challenge is knowing which move life calls for now.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

9

The costs of your good habits are in the present. The costs of your bad habits are in the future.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

10

Practice is the price you pay today to be better tomorrow.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

11

In the short run, lying is easy and honesty is hard. In the long run, honesty is easy and lying is hard. What you choose today makes your tomorrow.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

12

You can tell a lot about who you want to become by the people who make you jealous

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

13

I’m happiest when my current-self is doing something that my future-self will benefit from

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

14

Here's a mind trick I've started to play with money: I calculate how much my current purchases are costing my future self. (I use 7% interest.) Spend $100 today? I'm taking... $350 from myself in 20 years. $1,000 from myself in 35 years. $3,000 from myself in 50 years.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

15

When making an agreement or decision think down and out. Down into your body. What does your head say? What about your heart? Out into the future — Fast forward 5 weeks, 5 months, 5 years. How do you feel about it ? What would cause it not to work? Etc. Now decide.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

16

Wealth diversification is normal. But in the future, people will diversify identities too. They'll build reputations under multiple identities so they can be resilient to misfortune.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

17

From Chapter 15 of Atomic Habits: "The costs of your good habits are in the present. The costs of your bad habits are in the future."

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

18

You are the manifestation of every decision you’ve ever made. A decision today determines who you are tomorrow.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

19

Let the hindsight of your future self, become the foresight of your present self.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

20

Reflecting on what you did in the past will improve your future. Without reflection your mistakes will likely repeat. This is true in all parts of life. Personally and professionally. Take the time to reflect. With success and with failure. Your future self will thank you.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

21

If you want to be a creator, save more than you think you need to. Especially take more photos and write more notes — your future self will thank you.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

22

Our future always depends on what we do next.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

23

Insure your future, publish proof of work.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher