Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish quotes on freedom

Founder Farnam Street. Reader & writer. Student & teacher. Leader and follower.

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Happiness generally isn't about making more money, but rather freedom. The freedom to say no to things you don't want to do. The freedom to say no to people you don't like. The freedom to not feel like you are obligated to say "yes." Freedom is saying yes when you want to.

2

Formal education will give you a career. Self-education will give you freedom.

3

The best people need direction, not hierarchy; trust, not bureaucracy; and freedom, not excessive controls. These tools turn your great people into good ones so your less than average ones become average.

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Trying to please everyone is a guaranteed prescription for unhappiness. The first step toward emotional freedom is realizing that you're not for everyone.

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Once you’ve had freedom, you can never go back.

6

You can buy a lot of things but freedom isn’t one of them.

7

Knowledge is freedom.

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