Best 43 Quotes & Tweets on Rest

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1

If you want to be wealthy, spend your time relaxing, or earning. Outsource or ignore everything else.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

2

Walking meetings: - Brain works better - Exercise & sunlight - Shorter, less pleasantries - More dialogue, less monologue - No slides - End easily by walking back

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

3

Move the body, rest the mind.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

4

Once you’re calm and fit, you have everything worth having, as the rest just comes and goes.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

5

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

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

6

We say “peace of mind” but really what we want is peace from mind.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

7

Your problems adjust to their true level of importance after a hard workout and a good night of sleep.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

8

Calm the stomach. Move the body. Rest the mind.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

9

Think like a philosopher. Train and rest like an athlete. Take action like an entrepreneur.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

10

The 3 meta-habits: Sleep - being well-rested improves performance on all other habits. Reading - you can learn how to improve any habit by reading. Questions - asking good questions continually provokes new insights for tweaking your habits.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

11

I think getting eight hours of sleep a night is a competitive advantage.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

12

Don’t like your mood? Go exercise Don’t like your job? Look for a new job Don’t like your partner? Break-up Don’t like your friends? Get new friends Don’t like your life? Change your habits

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

13

Caught in a funk? Use meditation, music, and exercise to reset your mood. Then choose a new path to commit emotional energy for rest of day.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

14

Don’t just exercise, train. Don’t just read, study. Don’t just paint, take visual notes. Exercise is short term and linear. Training compounds over the long term. In ten years, those who train will be in a different league than those who exercise.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

15

I wonder how much productivity is lost because people can’t take afternoon naps at work

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

16

I know too many people who have passed away young, so I'm going to take sabbaticals throughout my career instead of saving all the fun for retirement.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

17

My most potent secret to productivity, satisfaction, and wellbeing: I sleep nine hours or more every night.

DHH

DHH

@dhh

18

Yoga cultivates Peace of Body. Meditation cultivates Peace of Mind.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

19

It doesn’t really matter what kind of exercise you do, it matters that you exercise. It doesn’t really matter what you write about, it matters that you write. It doesn’t really matter what you build, it matters that you start building. Just start!

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

20

Startups should be scary, not dangerous. Scary: pivoting, getting critical feedback, managing people smarter than yourself Dangerous: raking up credit card debt, sacrificing your health and wellbeing

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

21

It’s amazing how 15-20 minutes of high intensity exercise, meditation, or sauna can take me from Anxious Wreck to Chill Level 10.

Andrew Wilkinson

Andrew Wilkinson

@awilkinson

22

To get more sleep, build things that don't need sleep.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

23

Vacations are an expensive way to schedule time to pause and reflect.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

24

A one-dimensional identity puts all of your happiness in one basket. Fill your life with friends, family, lore, love, books, hobbies, exercise, art... Diversify your identity and you'll always have something to be happy about!

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

25

The most successful people I know seem to have unlimited energy. They can work for days and days on end. When they get tired, they shift their attention instead of taking long breaks. Work, learn, write. Repeat.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

26

The benefit of exercising compounds The benefit of relationships compounds The benefit of knowledge compounds The benefit of investing compounds The benefit of eating healthy compounds The benefit of content compounds The benefit of most things compounds

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

27

Playing lots of video games will give kids many of the skills they need to succeed in the future

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

28

Recovery is not negotiable. Make time to rest, rejuvenate, and recover now or make time to be sick, injured, and exhausted later.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

29

To get better sleep, build better systems.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

30

My motto for the weekends: “Follow the soul.” On the weekdays, I focus on projects and goals. But on the weekends, my life becomes slower and more contemplative. It’s like changing gears: The to-do list disappears so I can waltz along a trail of leisure.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

31

How to become a better writer overnight: Get more sleep.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

32

The best time to network is when you don’t need to The best time to exercise is when you don’t need to The best time to build an audience is when you don’t need to

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

33

Exercise before you have to so you don’t have to Eat healthy before you have to so you don’t have to Build an engaged audience before you have to so you don’t have to

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

34

Menuha is a beautiful Jewish word. It describes a cheerful restfulness that is rare in the modern world. It’s a time for the body and soul to rest in unison, where anger is lifted and tension evaporates. That’s why the Sabbath has two meanings: “to rest” and “to celebrate.”

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

35

One month of consistent yoga and I feel ten years younger. To stay flexible is to stay young.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

36

Using 'grit' as a euphemism for working break-neck hours and sleeping terribly is romanticizing desperation for its own sake.

DHH

DHH

@dhh

37

Three quick ideas: 1) Spending 24-48 hours alone is healthy, so people should do it more often. 2) The world would be better if we took the idea of “vocation” seriously again. 3) Writers who stand the test of time are usually hard to read. The confusion keeps them interesting.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

38

For a great relationship, Look after your spouse. For great health, Look after your body. For a great business, Look after your customers. The fundamentals never change.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

39

Some of the world’s most creative people schedule time just to think. This ‘thinking time’ isn’t spent hunched over a laptop. They’d go for walks, people-watch in the park, or read poetry. The lesson? You can’t force yourself to have breakthrough. But you can coax it out.

Katelyn Bourgoin

Katelyn Bourgoin

@KateBour

40

Fitness principles that work for me: 1. Have fun! 2. Break a sweat every day. 3. If you feel pain, stop immediately. 4. Stay off your phone 5. Stop after 45 minutes. 6. Focus on simple, compound movements. 7. Don't add weight. Perfect your form. 8. Switch it up if it's hard.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

41

I’ve come to believe that minimizing tickers and the rate at which you have to make decisions is key to happiness. Ticker = any indication of the current status of your goals/problems. Graphs. Charts. Red lines. Green lines. KPIs. Especially up to the minute, hour, or day.

Andrew Wilkinson

Andrew Wilkinson

@awilkinson

42

Conserving energy is a natural part of making progress. When the circumstances demand rest, rest. When inspiration strikes, strike. I've been productive via "intensity over consistency" for many years, and if you can do it, I highly recommend trying it.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

43

If you work 16 hours a day, sleep the other 8.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl