Quotes on Productivity, RSS

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    It makes one think like Patrick White and estimate how books or developments are left in the time allowed. Focus. Focus. Focus.

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    You know how to get to Carnegie Hall don’t you? Practice.

    Quentin Tarentino, Inglourious Basterds
     
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    We are not compelled to meditate by some outside agent, by other people, or by God. Rather, just as we are responsible for our own suffering, so are we solely responsible for our own cure. We have created the situation in which we find ourselves, and it is up to us to create the circumstances for our release.

    Lama Yeshe
     
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    Doing what needs to be done may not make you happy, but it will make you great.

    George Bernard Shaw
     
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    We love our habits more than our income, often more than our life.

    Hunter S Thompson
     
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    Priorities are like arms: If you have more than two of them, they’re probably make-believe.

    Merlin Mann
     
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    With enough quantity, you generate quality.

    Robert Sapolsky
     
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    To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.

    Chinese Proverb
     
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    Master Yagyu once remarked, “I do not know the way to defeat others, but the way to defeat myself. ” Throughout your life advance daily, becoming more skillful than yesterday, more skillful than today. This is never-ending.

    Hagukure, The Way of the Samurai
     
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    I don’t have an outside life. Think of this as pretentious if you like, but I see myself as an artist, like Picasso gets up in the morning and does a bit of painting, so I’m going to be doing what I do until I die.

    Rik Mayall

     
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    In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.

    Henry Miller, The Books in My Life
     
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    Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.

    Frank Herbert, Dune Chronicles
     
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    Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.

    Jonathan Kozel
     
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    Trust in God, but tie up your camel.

    Mohammed
     
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    It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.

    Howard Ruff, How to Prosper in the Coming Bad Years, 1979
     

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