Best 46 Quotes & Tweets on Status seeking

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1

Think for yourself, not of yourself. Think of others, not for others.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

2

If you’re writing for followers, your followers are worthless.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

3

The two kinds of people - those who want money, and those who want status.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

4

Worried about what people think about you? Don’t worry, they don't think about you.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

5

The biggest mistake any performer can make is to look at the audience.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

6

The best thing you can do for yourself is to help other people succeed.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

7

Doing what everyone else thinks you should do is almost always a sure path to average.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

8

Try to sound smart and your writing won’t be clear. Try to write clearly and you will sound smart. Write to express, not to impress.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

9

So much unhappiness comes from wanting others to think we're happy or important. We chase visible at the expense of meaningful.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

10

Many people undermine success in the long-term by optimizing for status in the short-term.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

11

The more successful you are the less you speak of what you have done and the more you speak of what others have done.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

12

Simple but not easy. Learn how to ... Ask great questions of others and the world. Listen attentively to the answers. Change your mind. Stop talking when there is nothing to say. Make others look good around people they care about.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

13

Avoiding stupidity is easier than seeking brilliance.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

14

My philosophy of writing: • Write every day. • Write in public to improve the quality of your thinking. • Write for clarity, not to impress people. • Write about your curiosities. You don’t need to be an expert. • Write for the most intelligent person you know.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

15

So much of our time is spent worrying about the opinions of people that don’t ultimately matter to us.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

16

If you want to be miserable focus on yourself. If you want to be happy focus on others.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

17

We’re more scared of being perceived as failures than failing.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

18

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

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

19

If you don’t think you’re a good writer, I have three recommendations for you: 1) Write for clarity, not to impress people. 2) Start taking notes: Writing is easier when you save your ideas. 3) Nail the basics: Shorten your sentences and write like you’re talking to a friend.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

20

If you let others decide when you’re successful, you’re also letting them decide when you’re not.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

21

Stop caring what other people think and focus on being the best version of yourself possible.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

22

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

23

Write for clarity, not to impress people. The quality of your writing will skyrocket once you stop trying to sound smart.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

24

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

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

25

Happiness is not about impressing other people. It’s about impressing yourself.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

26

The biggest mistake new Internet writers is writing about what they think other people want to read instead of following their obsessions

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

27

Most people are addicted to opinion but allergic to action.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

28

Social media is messy because life is messy. There aren’t black and white answers to difficult questions. This is what makes empathy so crucial. Start with trying to imagine what someone else might be thinking or feeling and go from there.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

29

When you write to impress, you don’t When you write to communicate, you impress

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

30

Not caring what other people think about you seems to be a superpower in the age of social media.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

31

Don't bother trying to impress your peers. Impress your accountant.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

32

Right now, it’s a status symbol to have tons of people work for you. But people are gonna start bragging about how *few* employees they have. Freedom is status.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

33

We're taught that if people are mad at us it's because we did something wrong. This teaches us to ignore how WE feel. Ignoring our feelings leads to over-thinking, anxiety, and stress. Just because someone is mad at you doesn't make you a bad person.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

34

Trading parts of yourself for the admiration of the collective is a terrible idea. At first, it's not noticeable but as time goes on you look in the mirror and don't recognize the person staring back at you.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

35

We overvalue the opinions of others and undervalue our opinion of ourself.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

36

You’ll never make everyone happy. So, stop trying. Spend your energy to make yourself happy instead. Others will be happy because you are, not because you made them happy. I used to confuse my own happiness with other people’s until I realized this simple truth.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

37

Seek acceptance or truth. Pick one.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

38

We worry more about what others think of us than what we think of ourselves.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

39

To fit in, impress your peers. To stand out, impress your customers.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

40

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

41

Software quality suffers when programmers write code to impress other programmers rather than users.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

42

“Social media” is more accurately described as “social status media”

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

43

Those seeking confirmation bias always find it.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

44

If you’re posting content to social media looking to attract eyeballs, your competition isn’t your competition Your competition is EVERYONE creating social media content looking to attract eyeballs

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

45

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

46

Being obsessed with what people think can either be an incredible asset or an incredible hindrance.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher