25 Quotes to Build Your Life Around

Quotes have a unique ability to capture wisdom in a few memorable words. These ones are worth living by.

Bobby Powers

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The best quotes contain a world of wisdom in a couple of sentences.

Each of the 25 quotes below can be used to build a life worth living…

“Not wanting something is as good as having it.” -Liad Shababo

This concept has been around for thousands of years. Supposedly, when Socrates visited a mall, he joyously declared to his friends, “Look at all these things I don’t need!” The truly rich are those who want nothing more than what they already have.

“Hard choices, easy life. Easy choices, hard life.” -Jerzy Gregorek

Tim Ferriss and Naval Ravikant talk about how every effective self-improvement system is really just a mechanism to help us prioritize long-term decisions over short-term ones. Prioritizing the future is necessary for every worthwhile habit: going to the gym instead of sitting on the couch, reading instead of watching tv, etc.

“When values are clear, decisions are easy.” -Roy Disney

Remarkably few people spend the time to crystallize who they want to become. Creating a list of predefined personal values can help you…

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Bobby Powers

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