James Clear

James Clear quotes on perseverance

Author of the #1 NYT bestseller Atomic Habits. I write about building better habits.

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It’s never been a better time for self-motivated people. Anyone connected to the internet has the education power of a university and the distribution power of a media company at their fingertips. Curiosity, courage, and persistence are the new gatekeepers.

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We want solutions, but what we really need are attitudes. You don't need abs, but rather an attitude of training. You don't need the answer, but rather an attitude of curiosity. You don't need an easier life, but rather an attitude of perseverance. Attitude precedes outcome.

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We often describe mental toughness as something you use to get to the finish line: -finish what you start -just keep going -never give up But grit may be more powerful as something you use to get to the starting line: -never miss a workout -always show up -do it everyday

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You can win a lot in life just by being the last one to give up.

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Changes that seem small and unimportant at first will compound into remarkable results if you’re willing to stick with them for years.

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