Best 26 Quotes & Tweets on Judging yourself

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1

Most profound thing I've learned in the past eight years is the difference between behavior and intention. Behavior is what someone is doing, intention is why they're doing it. You judge yourself based on your intention, and everyone else based on their behavior.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

2

Don't think you deserve the job? Apply for it anyways. Don't think your article is good enough? Publish it anyways. Don't think they'll reply to your email? Send it anyways. Don't self-reject.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

3

In an age of infinite leverage, judgement is the most important skill.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

4

The internet is as useful as your self-control.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

5

When it comes to regrets, it’s the dreams we didn’t go after that haunt us — the business we didn’t start, the book we didn’t write, the love we let slip away. When pursuing your dreams you won’t remember the bruises and failures, only the person you become.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

6

Trust allows relationships to compound. When you don't have to re-evaluate people or worry about protecting yourself all the time, you go both further and faster with less anxiety and stress.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

7

Took me forever to realize, but… If you think people are judging you, that’s almost certainly just you judging yourself.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

8

Social media is full of people that say look how amazing my life is ... but that's not real. No one's life is amazing all the time.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

9

Live in a way that makes time your friend, not your enemy.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

10

“We do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.” Listening carefully to someone reveals not only how they see the situation and what they consider important but also how they see themselves.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

11

Humiliation is a terrible feeling but a beautiful word. It comes from the Latin word humus, which means soil. So being humiliated is like returning to the ground of your being. Only by shedding those illusions of selfhood do we confront our own fragility.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

12

"It's not your fault, but it's your responsibility to do something about it" is increasingly how I respond to people complaining. This phrase acknowledges what happened, removes blame, and moves people away from a passive narrative where they're a victim and into an active one.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

13

The secret to enjoying life is being able to laugh at yourself before anyone else can

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

14

You cannot predict the value your work will provide to the world. And you don't need to. Your job is to make the work, not judge it.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

15

Most people tell themselves no before someone else even gets the chance to.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

16

What we choose to do is a reflection on how we see ourselves.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

17

Every creator has a choice: You can either be judged because you created something or ignored because you left your greatness inside of you.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

18

If you make everything personal, you'll always judge. If you don't, you'll always learn.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

19

The responsibility of any creator is to do the work, not judge it. Your job is to fall in love with the process, not grade the outcome.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

20

It's so easy to overestimate the importance of a single event. Your results—good or bad—are the outcome of many small decisions over time.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

21

Scale dehumanizes. Resisting the pull of scale is a recipe for a happy life.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

22

Don't beat yourself up. There will be plenty of other people that'll do that for you, for free.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

23

As you gain leverage, good judgement replaces work ethic as the ultimate virtue

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

24

Humility is often a symptom of imposter syndrome.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

25

Judge your decisions not by what actually happened, but by everything that could have happened. Outcomes are a poor measure of success. An imprudent risk that happened to pay off is not success. A sustainable process that will almost certainly pay off, is.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

26

When you work for yourself, you don’t get your performance review from your peers. You get it from your accountant. In fact, not even from the accountant you have today, but from the one you’ll have 10 years from now. When we’re independent, it is time that becomes our judge.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo