Best 49 Quotes & Tweets on Lifestyle

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1

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

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

2

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

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

3

New goals don't deliver new results. New lifestyles do. And a lifestyle is a process, not an outcome. For this reason, all of your energy should go into building better habits, not chasing better results.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

4

Visit all the places, eat all the food, read all the books, make all the friends, gather all the fame, support all the causes, build all the products, earn all the money... ...to see that the quality of your life is what it is when you are doing nothing.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

5

Today might be the best chance you have to take action. The longer you wait, the more deeply embedded you get in your current lifestyle. Your habits solidify. Your beliefs harden. You get comfortable. It will never be easy, but it may also never be easier than it is right now.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

6

Better to live simply and be debt free than to live lavishly and be stressed.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

7

In the long-run, the people who succeed are the ones who want to live the lifestyle that precedes the results. Stop asking, "What results do I want to have?" Start asking, "What lifestyle do I want to live?" It's common to want results. It's rare to want the lifestyle.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

8

New goals don't deliver new results. New lifestyles do. And a lifestyle is not an outcome, it is a process. For this reason, all of your energy should go into building better rituals, not chasing better results.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

9

How long does it take to build a habit? 21 days? 30 days? 66 days? The honest answer is: forever. Because once you stop doing it, it is no longer a habit. A habit is a lifestyle to be lived, not a finish line to be crossed. Make small, sustainable changes you can stick with.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

10

Authenticity is the gap between your thoughts and your actions. The smaller the gap, the more genuine the lifestyle.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

11

Desiring results without considering the lifestyle is chasing a false summit. Do not ask, “What do I want my best day to look like?" But rather, “What do I want my normal day to look like?" It’s easy to chase results without realizing you would hate the lifestyle.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

12

Let me just lay this to rest: 🚫 People don’t bootstrap their businesses. 👉 They self-fund them. 🚫 People don’t have lifestyle business. 👉 They have cash flow businesses.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

13

Charity can be a lifestyle, not merely an occasional gift. Read charitably. Give the author your most rational interpretation. Listen charitably. Donate your undivided attention. Work charitably. Be generous with your expertise. In this way, you make charity a daily habit.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

14

Reminding yourself that you will die one day is useless if it doesn’t change how you live.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

15

Hard choices make an easy life.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

16

Once you understand compound interest, you do everything differently. - Eat - Work - Study - Exercise - Relationships It’s literally a life saving concept.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

17

It’s impossible to live a proactive life in a reactive environment. Technology increases the number of triggers in your environment. Soon, you are reacting anytime your phone beeps or buzzes. To take back your time, take away the triggers that interrupt it. Live proactively.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

18

Many people think they can succeed by making an amazing income, only to find out they have to endure a lifestyle they dislike. You can't be successful if you hate your life. Seems obvious, but unfortunately not widely understood.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

19

It’s possible for your income to drop 50% while your lifestyle improves 500%. Don’t forget what you’re really chasing when making tradeoffs.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

20

To design a lifestyle based on your own preferences, you must learn how to defeat the sunk cost fallacy. No matter how much you've invested in your current path, you must be be willing to write it all off. Otherwise you'll likely get stuck enduring an existence you dislike.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

21

I wish every productive person wrote a book-length guide to how they live, work, and think.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

22

Life is much more likely to improve by removing what you know you dislike, rather than by adding what you think you want. Consider eliminating: - Clutter - Junk food - Commuting - Having a boss - Working a rigid 9-5 - Maintaining a big house - Being far away from family

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

23

The quality of your life is driven by how you respond to what you don’t know and the principles by which you live.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

24

A happy person doesn’t have to convince other people they are happy. Either you are or you’re not. And if you are, you’re not taking selfies to show people.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

25

I see lots of money spent on temporary escapes from undesirable lifestyles. Few realize that making the escape permanent is a lot cheaper.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

26

You're either designing your own lifestyle or following one constructed by people wanting to get something from you.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

27

Don't outsource your thinking. Don't outsource your morality.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

28

If you’re serious about making real change, then you have to start small. Tiny actions become consistent patterns.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

29

I want my work to help me design my preferred lifestyle, not my work to dictate what my lifestyle can be.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

30

Product first: You start with an idea & try to make it a reality at all costs. Business first: You start with a business strategy & try to maximize profit via prudent risks. Lifestyle first: You start with a preferred lifestyle & try to find business activities that enhance it.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

31

My "business plan" is to do the things that maximize the odds of maintaining my preferred lifestyle. Makes it very easy to decide what to do and what not to do.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

32

What most people think a lifestyle business is: Having more fun and working less. What a lifestyle business actually is: Being dangerously good at something and creating a tremendous amount of leverage so you can work whenever you want.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

33

Your social media feeds are a leading indicator for the quality of your life. Your wealth, your health, your happiness. You name it. You become what you consume. Choose wisely.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

34

People thinking about opportunity cost in terms of earning potential are missing the point. If you're enduring an existence you dislike, you're missing out on the opportunity to live a lifestyle that better matches your preferences. That's the real opportunity cost.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

35

Over the last year and a half I've been arranging my life in such a way that the only consistent thing I do on a daily basis is waking up and going to sleep. The rest is random, driven by what needs to be done, what I feel like doing, and what opportunities I see in front of me.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

36

If you like the self-employed lifestyle, and you'd rather not go back to full-time employment, you need extreme risk aversion, not extreme risk taking. You're not trying to maximize profits. You want to avoid having this lifestyle taken away from you.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

37

To design a lifestyle based on your own preferences, you must learn how to defeat the sunk cost fallacy. No matter how much you've invested in your current path, you must be be willing to write it all off. Otherwise you'll likely get stuck enduring an existence you dislike.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

38

Best way to become a better writer: Live an interesting life. Talk to people who make you think. Travel to places that spring you to life. Live the kind of life you’ll want to tell your grandchildren about.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

39

If you like your independent lifestyle, you need extreme risk aversion first, not extreme risk taking. You're not trying to maximize profits. You want to avoid having this lifestyle taken away from you.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

40

People often ask me about how I keep myself accountable and work on stuff without anyone pushing me to do so. My answer is that I don’t bother with accountability. In fact, I’ve been deliberately organizing my life to remove as much accountability from it as I can.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

41

Enduring a boring existence is an opportunity cost too. If your high-paying job is preventing you from designing a lifestyle that better matches your preferences, it is costing you a huge opportunity. The alternative doesn’t need to pay as much to be worth taking.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

42

You will likely live a life based on the preferences of others unless you get used being the odd one out.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

43

The weekend is a good time to take stock of your means: your skills, your connections, your free time, your experience, your location, your perspective, your interests, your strengths, etc. Then try to use what you have to design a lifestyle that better matches your preferences.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

44

A good life requires frequent pleasant surprises. Take everything for granted, and you’ll extinguish all enjoyment out of life.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

45

An obsession with maximizing our potential is probably our biggest fear of missing out. And it makes us fragile. We start seeing only one option (maximization), at the cost of a simpler lifestyle that benefits from serendipity and is more resilient to unfavorable events.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

46

Want to work for yourself, but you don't know what to do? How about, improving your lifestyle? Start with that, and the ideas will follow.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

47

If your basic needs are already taken care of, your quality of life follows the numbers on your bank account only slightly — if any. If your goal is to become a millionaire, you’re probably going to be very disappointed with what you’ll find once you become one.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

48

As you start thinking about new year resolutions, make sure you’re designing your own lifestyle and not following one constructed by others. Whatever you think you want, you might not really want. Don’t unnecessarily complicate your life just because it’s what your neighbors do.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

49

These days I spend about half an hour a day thinking about what I'd do if I lost everything. It's a wonderful exercise to appreciate what you already have. In the past I used to want more. Now I just want to try to preserve some of what I already have.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo