Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish quotes on getting started

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

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Time is not money. You can lose money and make it back. If you lose time, it's gone forever. Two implications: 1. Get to a point where you can trade money for time, not time for money. 2. Don't wait, start today. Tell someone how you feel. Start *that* project. ...

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If you wait until you're ready, you'll be waiting the rest of your life.

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It's better to start something and risk looking like an idiot than sit there and accomplish nothing.

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Inspiration gets you started, but discipline keeps you going.

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Showing up is the first step. Every. Single. Day.

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Excitement starts something. Execution completes it. Excitement feels good. Action is good.

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It's not how long it's going to take, it's that you took the first step today.

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We value knowledge when we need it. The problem is we need to start acquiring it when we don't need it. Today is the day to start investing.

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Start now.

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