Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia quotes on perspective

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You think you know something, until you try writing about it.

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Successful people: "failure is awesome!" Everyone else: "failure sucks."

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I think I’ve changed more minds since I stopped trying to.

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Change the world by finding yourself.

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People often believe their skills are among the most valuable to society. Mathematicians think math's the most important. Engineers think software is. Writers, words. I even met a guy who got his PhD in cement mixing who made a pretty compelling case for cement!

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Observation: observations are often seen as judgments.

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Painting has helped me understand how I see. Writing has helped me understand how I think. Building has helped me understand what I care about.

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The best opportunities are waiting just outside the scope of your imagination. How to make them come to you: Be very competent at a hard skill Participate in the relevant community Use your real, human identity Have a portfolio of your work Have a strong point of view

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I've stopped trying to change anyone's mind. I'm just sharing mine.

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Judge a company by the opinions of the people who used to work there.

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The difference between ambition and delusion is hindsight.

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