Here I have collected some quotes that are applicable to me and they could be useful to you.
The problem is, you can’t make progress if you’re always switching lanes.
The problem is most guys will spend 90% of their time reading and only 10% doing. Fear and laziness hold them back… And the problem with reading and no action is you don’t have the right perspective to understand the material.
Money was never my prime motivation.
Most excuses are made for ego protection.
We all have dreams of who we want to be when we grow up, but we live in a system that’s designed to beat you down. As a kid, you enter school, and for the next 15 years, you are being molded into a person who is supposed to listen and obey. The people at the top don’t want a society of thinkers; they want worker bees who never question anything…Once you get that new house, new car, and credit card bills, you’re a slave to the system. People sell out their potential and dreams just so they can “keep up with the Joneses.” We only have one shot at life, so why settle for being a hamster in a wheel?
Life throws these tests at you to see how bad you really want it—success only rewards those who deserve it.
Most people quit because they put too much pressure on themselves and have an unrealistic timeline. It’s like the fat guy who works out for two weeks and quits because he hasn’t lost any weight. It’s hard to see progress when you’re in the trenches—you have to stick to your goal and have faith in the process.
The longer I would’ve stayed at my job, the more comfortable I would’ve grown—comfort is the enemy of growth.
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
While ideas are cheap, acting on them is quite expensive.
Perfect is an enemy of good.
If you can’t achieve the first singularity moment of your product, nothing else matters.
You can always get more money and people but the arrow of time only moves in one direction.
Timing to be the single most important factor in a startup’s success…
It’s not just the demographic cues but rather the psychographic (or behavioral) cues that are more actionable.
No problems is problem.
Startups operate under conditions of extreme uncertainty.
The true job of an entrepreneur is to systematically de-risk their big idea (or business model) through a series of conversations.
Leaders are people who do the right things; managers are people who do things right.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.
If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything.
You need more than a dream; you need perseverance.
I didn’t fail 1,000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1,000 steps.
I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance,
Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth
It’s not when you feel comfortable. At some point you say, I’m going for it