Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher quotes on life

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1

Life is short, be spontaneous. Life is long, be strategic.

2

The harder it is to learn, the easier it will make your life.

3

Life is a game of upgrading your problems.

4

Knowledge acquired is potential. Knowledge applied is profit.

5

People who don't make things don't appreciate people who make things.

6

The easiest way to get what you want: Ask. The hardest way to get what you want: Wait.

7

The person you’re waiting on to tell you what to do is waiting on someone to tell them what to do.

8

No one cares what you can do. Everyone cares what you can do for them.

9

Life is like a plane crash: If you don't help yourself first, you won't be much use.

10

Everyone you admire was once a beginner.

11

Whatever you do, some people will get it, some won’t. Waste no time with those who don’t. Invest time with those who do.

12

Nobody cares what you can do. Everybody cares what you can do for them.

13

It's not impossible, it just hasn't happened to you.

14

No one is coming to save you. Figure it out.

15

Life is not long enough to get upset about everything you don’t understand.

16

If you knew you'd never reach the destination, you'd focus on making the journey more enjoyable.

17

Your weekly reminder that no one cares what you can do, but everyone cares what you can do for them.

18

If it’s not worth repeating, it’s not worth saying.

19

Your imperfect action is someone else’s perfect solution.

20

What's obvious to you isn't obvious to most people. Operate from this perspective and you'll help more people.

21

Your attention is an asset. Wherever you direct it, someone’s getting paid. Most of the time it’s not you. Allocate accordingly.

22

The avoidance of temporary discomfort guarantees prolonged discomfort.

23

It's hard to keep going because it's easy to start over.

24

Everyone wants to increase speed while avoiding stress. Physically impossible.

25

We only find out what we're capable of under pressure.

26

Waiting for a guarantee you won't fail is a guaranteed way to fail.

27

Most of us bet on everything but ourselves.

28

The harshest criticism of your work will come from people who will never be your customers. If your ceiling is set by people who live to complain, you will never get anything done.

29

Your life is a market. Your actions are trades.

30

No one knows everything, no one knows nothing.

31

Being unique in private is extremely common. Being unique in public is extremely rare.

32

The more we understand, the more we appreciate.

33

Whatever you respond to, you validate. If you want to see less of something, stop responding to it.

34

Pain is the result of avoiding short-term discomfort.

35

There are no secrets, but you do have to be incredibly patient to learn a few things that matter. - A good reputation is an economic insurance policy. - Compound interest is incredibly powerful. - It's very hard to succeed doing things you don't like.

36

Strength is proportionate to our understanding of our weaknesses.

37

If you want more out of life, the worst possible strategy is to wait for someone else to give it to you. 1. Because it prevents you from learning how to get it yourself. 2. Because they won’t.

38

Where options are abundant, commitment is scarce.

39

Life improves alongside your ability to tell a good story.

40

If anyone can tell you what to think, anyone can tell you what to do.

41

Life is a game of allocation.

42

The more of a character you have to play, the more like work it feels.

43

Appreciate or depreciate.

44

Life doesn't get more complicated, we do.

45

Complaint is contagious.

46

Objectivity is impossible, but most of us think we’re objective.

47

Inaction caused by a fear of irrelevance makes us more irrelevant.

48

You can't convince anyone until you've convinced yourself.

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When we want more of something, we make a trade, leaving us with less of something else. Everything is a trade-off, no exceptions. Until you understand this, life is frustrating. Life is a market. Decisions are trades.

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