Best 651 Quotes & Tweets on Life

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We can never forget how precious life is. How those who are special to you and never let them forget how deeply you love them

Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban

@mcuban

2

Habits that have a high rate of return in life: - sleep 8+ hours each day - lift weights 3x week - go for a walk each day - save at least 10 percent of your income - read every day - drink more water and less of everything else - leave your phone in another room while you work

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

3

The quality of your mind is the quality of your life.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

4

The measure of wealth is freedom. The measure of health is lightness. The measure of intellect is judgment. The measure of wisdom is silence. The measure of love is peace.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

5

A fit body, a calm mind, a house full of love. These things cannot be bought - they must be earned.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

6

Choose the non-emotional response to any given situation and see how much easier your life becomes.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

7

The overscheduled life is not worth living.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

8

The One Thing in Life We Can Control is Our Effort

Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban

@mcuban

9

Aim to be great in 10 years. Build health habits today that lead to a great body in 10 years. Build social habits today that lead to great relationships in 10 years. Build learning habits today that lead to great knowledge in 10 years. Long-term thinking is a secret weapon.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

10

Don’t settle, and don’t struggle. Life is what flows in between.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

11

You’re offended when you fear that it might be true.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

12

To measure the quality of your life, simply do nothing, and see how it feels.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

13

If you don’t care to be liked, they can’t touch you.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

14

You won’t have inner peace until you give up your war against the world.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

15

Being a founder is hard. Being an early employee is hard. Being a VC is hard. Being a politician is hard. Being an engineer is hard. Being a writer is hard. Being a friend is hard. Being a partner is hard. Being a parent is hard. It's all hard. Life is hard, and then you die.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

16

People who live far below their means enjoy a freedom that people busy upgrading their lifestyles can’t fathom.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

17

Yelling at strangers that you will never meet is a mental disorder.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

18

Don’t spend what you haven’t earned. Avoid financial debt. Don’t spend money you haven’t earned. Avoid social debt. Don’t spend goodwill you haven’t earned. Avoid calendar debt. Don’t spend (free) time you haven’t earned. The disciplined earner can be a guilt-free spender.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

19

It’s only the misfits who have a chance.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

20

The challenge of greatness isn't what you do when things are going well, its what you do when things are tough.

Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban

@mcuban

21

Your trauma creates you.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

22

Externally, be humble. Internally, be confident.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

23

Knowledge is discovered collectively, wisdom is rediscovered individually.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

24

Asymmetric advice: Advice from someone who can’t use it. -A rich person saying “Money isn’t everything.” -A fit person saying “Beauty is on the inside.” -A powerful person saying “Stop caring what others think of you.” It’s easy to give advice when you don’t face the downside.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

25

Living a life of integrity pays off, but it takes a very long time.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

26

The more it matters who said it, the less it actually matters.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

27

Hope is the belief that this moment isn’t good enough.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

28

Be forgiving with your past self. Be strict with your present self. Be flexible with your future self.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

29

The biggest cost of the attempt to thrive, is the worry. You even worry about the worrying.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

30

Superpowers you can have: - Ability to change yourself & your mind - Not taking things personally - Not needing to prove you're right - Careful selection of all relationships - Staying calm - Being alone without being lonely - Being ok being uncomfortable - Thinking for oneself

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

31

In an age of abundance, the pursuit of pleasure for its own sake leads to addiction.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

32

A simple strategy that will save you so many headaches: don't care about winning trivial arguments. Someone says something you don't agree with? Smile, nod, and move on to more important things. Life is short. Not caring about having the last word will save you so much time.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

33

Time is the currency of life.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

34

Win the day. There are many questions swirling right now... How long will this last? How will we manage? How will we recover? How worried should I be? Leave it be. Nobody knows the answers. Have the best day you can, today. Win the moment in front of you now. Win the day.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

35

A rational person can find peace by cultivating indifference to things outside of their control.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

36

You’d be surprised how far you’ll get by just doing what you say you’ll do.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

37

You are richer than 93% of people. Not in money, but in time. 108 billion people have lived throughout history. 93% of them are dead. You have what every king and queen, every pharaoh and ruler, every CEO and celebrity of the past would give all their wealth for: Today.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

38

Life hack: When in bed, meditate. Either you will have a deep meditation, or fall asleep. Victory either way.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

39

So much advantage in life comes from being willing to look like an idiot over the short term.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

40

Things that reduce the odds of long-term success: + Saying yes to too many things. + Making excuses. + Staying up late. + Eating poorly. + Checking email first thing in the AM. + Working more to fix being busy. + Buying things you don't have the money for.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

41

Correct your mistakes before they become your habits.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

42

Where you spend your attention is where you spend your life.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

43

Accepting is no substitute for understanding.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

44

As best I can tell, to achieve exceptional results you need 4 things: (1) Quantity: You take lots of shots. (2) Quality: You take thoughtful shots. (3) Consistency: You keep shooting for a long time. (4) Luck: You get a few favorable bounces.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

45

Most topics are not worth having an opinion about.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

46

My dad just told me he starts each morning by reminding himself of three things: 1) I am free. 2) I don't have to do anything. 3) I have time and space. I thought it was brilliant. We all have responsibilities, but entering the day in this way reduces stress and overwhelm.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

47

The most satisfying form of freedom is not a life without responsibilities, but a life where you are free to choose your responsibilities.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

48

No one can compete with you on being you. Most of life is a search for who and what needs you the most.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

49

Cool people are considered “cool” because they break the rules and get away with it.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

50

It continues to blow my mind that "it's just a few bad apples" is being used as an excuse to do nothing, when the proverb is literally "a few bad apples SPOILS THE BUNCH". The moral lesson is not about the existence of bad apples, but that failure to remove them SPOILS THE BUNCH.

DHH

DHH

@dhh