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10 Best Quotes From "The 4-Hour Workweek" By Tim Ferriss

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Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan–there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) is the blueprint.

 

10 BEST QUOTES FROM THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK BY TIM FERRISS

 

  1. Parkinson’s Law dictates that a task will swell in (perceived) importance and complexity in relation to the time allotted for its completion.

  2. ‘Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.’ You won’t believe what you can accomplish by attempting the impossible with the courage to repeatedly fail better.

  3. Slow down and remember this: Most things make no difference. Being busy is a form of laziness—lazy thinking and indiscriminate action.

  4. But you are the average of the five people you associate with most, so do not underestimate the effects of your pessimistic, unambitious, or disorganized friends. If someone isn't making you stronger, they're making you weaker.

  5. What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.

  6. People will choose unhappiness over uncertainty.

  7. A person's success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have.

  8. The question you should be asking isn't, "What do I want?" or "What are my goals?" but "What would excite me?

  9. If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is, too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.

  10. The opposite of love is indifference, and the opposite of happiness is boredom.