Quotes from Tools of Titans

by Timothy (Tim) Ferriss (Purchase on Amazon)

A selection of quotes from this book:

Weirdness is what bonds us to our colleagues. Weirdness is what sets us apart, gets us hired.
I am a big believer that if you have a very clear vision of where you want to go, then the rest of it is much easier.
Guilt [is] interesting because guilt is the flip side of prestige, and they’re both horrible reasons to do things.
Your inbox is a to-do list to which anyone in the world can add an action item.
Sitting is the new smoking.
The first answer to any question isn’t much fun because it’s just automatic. What's the third... is more interesting here.
Smart people should make things.
Everything around you that you call ‘life’ was made up by people that were no smarter than you.
Have you ever heard the phrase ‘reticular activation’? It’s basically the idea that it’s easy to hear your own name spoken in a crowd.
You’re not responsible for the hand of cards you were dealt. You’re responsible for maxing out what you were given.

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