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Of all the discarded statesmen who for their own ease have studied to get the better of ambition, and to despise those honours which they could no longer arrive at, how few have been able to succeed? #AdamSmith

Of all the discarded statesmen who for their own ease have studied to get the better of ambition, and to despise those honours which they could no longer arrive at, how few have been able to succeed? #AdamSmith — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Oct 1, 2022

Greatness can't be imposed; it has to come from within. But it does live within all of us. #JeffSutherland

Greatness can't be imposed; it has to come from within. But it does live within all of us. #JeffSutherland — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 30, 2022

Sometimes, in doing philosophy, one just wants to utter an inarticulate sound. #LudwigWittgenstein

Sometimes, in doing philosophy, one just wants to utter an inarticulate sound. #LudwigWittgenstein — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 29, 2022

Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world. #ArthurSchopenhauer

Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world. #ArthurSchopenhauer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 29, 2022

[Introverts] listen more than they talk, think before they speak, and often feel as if they express themselves better in writing than in conversation. They tend to dislike conflict. Many have a horror for small talk, but enjoy deep discussions. #SusanCain

[Introverts] listen more than they talk, think before they speak, and often feel as if they express themselves better in writing than in conversation. They tend to dislike conflict. Many have a horror for small talk, but enjoy deep discussions. #SusanCain — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 28, 2022

First principle: Think for yourself to decide 1) what you want, 2) what is true, and 3) what you should do to achieve #1 in light of #2... and do that with humility and open-mindedness so that you consider the best thinking available to you. #RayDalio

First principle: Think for yourself to decide 1) what you want, 2) what is true, and 3) what you should do to achieve #1 in light of #2... and do that with humility and open-mindedness so that you consider the best thinking available to you. #RayDalio — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 27, 2022

The way--that is the path of life, the meaningful path of life, the straight and narrow path that constitutes the very border between order and chaos, and the traversing of which brings them into balance. #JordanPeterson

The way--that is the path of life, the meaningful path of life, the straight and narrow path that constitutes the very border between order and chaos, and the traversing of which brings them into balance. #JordanPeterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 27, 2022

There is one quality that sets truly great managers apart from the rest: they discover what is unique about each person and then capitalize on it #JulieZhuo

There is one quality that sets truly great managers apart from the rest: they discover what is unique about each person and then capitalize on it #JulieZhuo — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 27, 2022

I always had the uncomfortable feeling that if I wasn't sitting in front of a computer typing, I was wasting my time - but I pushed myself to take a wider view of what was 'productive'. Time spent with my family and friends was never wasted. #GretchenRubin

I always had the uncomfortable feeling that if I wasn't sitting in front of a computer typing, I was wasting my time - but I pushed myself to take a wider view of what was 'productive'. Time spent with my family and friends was never wasted. #GretchenRubin — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 26, 2022

We cannot do great things on this earth, we can only do small things with great love. #MotherTeresa

We cannot do great things on this earth, we can only do small things with great love. #MotherTeresa — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 25, 2022

Our frustration is greater when we have much and want more than when we have nothing and want some. We are less dissatisfied when we lack many things than when we seem to lack but one thing. #EricHoffer

Our frustration is greater when we have much and want more than when we have nothing and want some. We are less dissatisfied when we lack many things than when we seem to lack but one thing. #EricHoffer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 25, 2022

I have tried to live my life such that in the hour of my death I would feel joy rather than fear. #WitoldPilecki

I have tried to live my life such that in the hour of my death I would feel joy rather than fear. #WitoldPilecki — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 25, 2022

I've moved toward innovating within existing teams. This requires very deliberate decision-making and some bravery, but in exchange you'll get higher morale and a culture of learning, and will avoid creating a two-tiered class system of innovators and maintainers. #WillLarson

I've moved toward innovating within existing teams. This requires very deliberate decision-making and some bravery, but in exchange you'll get higher morale and a culture of learning, and will avoid creating a two-tiered class system of innovators and maintainers. #WillLarson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 24, 2022

The desire of being believed, the desire of persuading, of leading, and directing other people, seems to be one of the strongest of all our natural desires. #AdamSmith

The desire of being believed, the desire of persuading, of leading, and directing other people, seems to be one of the strongest of all our natural desires. #AdamSmith — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 24, 2022

How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortune of others, and render their happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it. #RussRoberts

How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortune of others, and render their happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it. #RussRoberts — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 23, 2022

Without a community, we feel isolated, and our values cease to mean anything. Without values, nothing appears worth pursuing. And without control, we feel powerless to pursue anything. Lose any of the three, and you lose the other two. #MarkManson

Without a community, we feel isolated, and our values cease to mean anything. Without values, nothing appears worth pursuing. And without control, we feel powerless to pursue anything. Lose any of the three, and you lose the other two. #MarkManson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 22, 2022

Democracy can exist only when you are willing to tolerate views that oppose your own, when you're willing to give up some things you might want for the sake of a safe and healthy community, when you're willing to compromise and accept that sometimes things don't go your way. #MarkManson

Democracy can exist only when you are willing to tolerate views that oppose your own, when you're willing to give up some things you might want for the sake of a safe and healthy community, when you're willing to compromise and accept that sometimes things don't go your way. #MarkManson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 22, 2022

When Chinese vaguely express an idea or an opinion, the real message is often just implied. They expect their conversational partner to be highly involved and to take an active role in deciphering messages, as well as in mutually creating meaning #ErinMeyer

When Chinese vaguely express an idea or an opinion, the real message is often just implied. They expect their conversational partner to be highly involved and to take an active role in deciphering messages, as well as in mutually creating meaning #ErinMeyer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 22, 2022

Without some dissimulation no business can be carried on at all. #LordChesterfield

Without some dissimulation no business can be carried on at all. #LordChesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 21, 2022

Do not shorten the morning by getting up late; look upon it as the quintessence of life, as to a certain extent sacred. #ArthurSchopenhauer

Do not shorten the morning by getting up late; look upon it as the quintessence of life, as to a certain extent sacred. #ArthurSchopenhauer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 20, 2022

Although leaders and followers are closely linked, it is the leader who often initiates the relationship, creates the communication linkages, and carries the burden for maintaining the relationship. #PeterGNorthouse

Although leaders and followers are closely linked, it is the leader who often initiates the relationship, creates the communication linkages, and carries the burden for maintaining the relationship. #PeterGNorthouse — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 20, 2022

If you wake during the night, any thoughts and feelings you might have [...] are often very disturbing, catastrophic and lacking in perspective. In the morning you are likely to regret engaging with these thoughts and feelings because you will see things differently. #StevePeters

If you wake during the night, any thoughts and feelings you might have [...] are often very disturbing, catastrophic and lacking in perspective. In the morning you are likely to regret engaging with these thoughts and feelings because you will see things differently. #StevePeters — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 20, 2022

When we are guided by real curiosity and a principle of charity, every human problem seems to admit of solution. #SamHarris

When we are guided by real curiosity and a principle of charity, every human problem seems to admit of solution. #SamHarris — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 19, 2022

Time makes up your life, so wasting it is actually a slow form of suicide. #JeffSutherland

Time makes up your life, so wasting it is actually a slow form of suicide. #JeffSutherland — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 18, 2022

He who will defend everything defends nothing. #FrederickII

He who will defend everything defends nothing. #FrederickII — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 18, 2022

We are not rewarded for enjoying the journey itself but for the successful completion of a journey. Society rewards results, not processes; arrivals, not journeys. #BenShahar

We are not rewarded for enjoying the journey itself but for the successful completion of a journey. Society rewards results, not processes; arrivals, not journeys. #BenShahar — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 18, 2022

When something does go wrong, we conduct blameless post-mortems, not to punish anyone, but to better understand what caused the accident and how to prevent it. #GeneKim

When something does go wrong, we conduct blameless post-mortems, not to punish anyone, but to better understand what caused the accident and how to prevent it. #GeneKim — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 17, 2022

What makes a good leader is that they eschew the spotlight in favor of spending time and energy to do what they need to do to support and protect their people. #SimonSinek

What makes a good leader is that they eschew the spotlight in favor of spending time and energy to do what they need to do to support and protect their people. #SimonSinek — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 17, 2022

What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail? #RobertSchuller

What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail? #RobertSchuller — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 16, 2022

A country must be strong enough financially to give its people both a good living standard and protection from outside enemies. #RayDalio

A country must be strong enough financially to give its people both a good living standard and protection from outside enemies. #RayDalio — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 15, 2022

For better or worse, you are on a journey. You are having an adventure--and your map better be accurate. Voluntarily confront what stands in your way. #JordanPeterson

For better or worse, you are on a journey. You are having an adventure--and your map better be accurate. Voluntarily confront what stands in your way. #JordanPeterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 15, 2022

You don't have to do everything yourself, be the best at everything yourself, or even know how to do everything yourself. Your job, as a manager, is to get better outcomes from a group of people working together. #JulieZhuo

You don't have to do everything yourself, be the best at everything yourself, or even know how to do everything yourself. Your job, as a manager, is to get better outcomes from a group of people working together. #JulieZhuo — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 15, 2022

Do something for the joy of doing it and pray you won't be punished. #SammyCahn

Do something for the joy of doing it and pray you won't be punished. #SammyCahn — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 14, 2022

I owe everything that I have done to the fact that I am very much at ease being alone. #MarilynneRobinson

I owe everything that I have done to the fact that I am very much at ease being alone. #MarilynneRobinson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 13, 2022

Investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. it will not only improve your life, it will improve the lives of all those around you. #RobinSSharma

Investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. it will not only improve your life, it will improve the lives of all those around you. #RobinSSharma — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 13, 2022

It was not by gold or by silver, but by labor, that all the wealth of the world was originally purchased. #AdamSmith

It was not by gold or by silver, but by labor, that all the wealth of the world was originally purchased. #AdamSmith — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 13, 2022

By seeing the seed of failure in every success, we remain humble. By seeing the seed of success in every failure we remain hopeful. #MelZiegler

By seeing the seed of failure in every success, we remain humble. By seeing the seed of success in every failure we remain hopeful. #MelZiegler — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 12, 2022

You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you. #EricHoffer

You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you. #EricHoffer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 11, 2022

Unattainable goals appeal to heroes. #RayDalio

Unattainable goals appeal to heroes. #RayDalio — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 11, 2022

To marry is to halve your rights and double your duties. #ArthurSchopenhauer

To marry is to halve your rights and double your duties. #ArthurSchopenhauer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 11, 2022

Freedom itself demands discomfort. It demands dissatisfaction. Because the freer a society becomes, the more each person will be forced to reckon and compromise with views and lifestyles and ideas that conflict with their own. #MarkManson

Freedom itself demands discomfort. It demands dissatisfaction. Because the freer a society becomes, the more each person will be forced to reckon and compromise with views and lifestyles and ideas that conflict with their own. #MarkManson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 10, 2022

Early rising not only gives us more life in the same number of years, but adds, likewise, to their number; and not only enables us to enjoy more of existence in the same time, but increases also the measure. #CalebCColton

Early rising not only gives us more life in the same number of years, but adds, likewise, to their number; and not only enables us to enjoy more of existence in the same time, but increases also the measure. #CalebCColton — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 10, 2022

You need to know 1) where you were, so that you do not repeat the mistakes. 2) where you are, to draw a line from your starting point to your destination. 3) where you are going, or you will drown in uncertainty, unpredictability, and chaos, and starve for hope. #JordanPeterson

You need to know 1) where you were, so that you do not repeat the mistakes. 2) where you are, to draw a line from your starting point to your destination. 3) where you are going, or you will drown in uncertainty, unpredictability, and chaos, and starve for hope. #JordanPeterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 10, 2022

A proper secrecy is the only mystery of able men; mystery is the only secrecy of weak and cunning ones. #LordChesterfield

A proper secrecy is the only mystery of able men; mystery is the only secrecy of weak and cunning ones. #LordChesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 8, 2022

To reason about a small team's delivery, you'll have to know about each on-call shift, vacation, and interruption. They are also fragile, with one departure easily moving them from innovation back into toiling to maintain technical debt. #WillLarson

To reason about a small team's delivery, you'll have to know about each on-call shift, vacation, and interruption. They are also fragile, with one departure easily moving them from innovation back into toiling to maintain technical debt. #WillLarson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 8, 2022

If you can dream it, you can do it. #WaltDisney

If you can dream it, you can do it. #WaltDisney — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 8, 2022

As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce. #AdamSmith

As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce. #AdamSmith — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 7, 2022

Your role as a manager is not to do the work yourself, even if you are the best at it, because that will only take you so far. Your role is to improve the purpose, people, and process of your team to get as high a multiplier effect on your collective outcome as you can #JulieZhuo

Your role as a manager is not to do the work yourself, even if you are the best at it, because that will only take you so far. Your role is to improve the purpose, people, and process of your team to get as high a multiplier effect on your collective outcome as you can #JulieZhuo — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 6, 2022

You can't make someone feel good about themselves until you feel good about yourself. #RobinSSharma

You can't make someone feel good about themselves until you feel good about yourself. #RobinSSharma — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 6, 2022

It's more important to do big things well than to do the small things perfectly. #RayDalio

It's more important to do big things well than to do the small things perfectly. #RayDalio — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 6, 2022

We believe a good debate brings more ideas and information than we could ever discover without disagreement. For us, an excellent way to determine the robustness of a proposal is to challenge it. #ErinMeyer

We believe a good debate brings more ideas and information than we could ever discover without disagreement. For us, an excellent way to determine the robustness of a proposal is to challenge it. #ErinMeyer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 5, 2022

I don't have time for superficial friends, I suppose if you're really lonely you can call a superficial friend, but otherwise, what's the point? #CourtneyCox

I don't have time for superficial friends, I suppose if you're really lonely you can call a superficial friend, but otherwise, what's the point? #CourtneyCox — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 4, 2022

The strongest of all warriors are these two: Time and Patience. #LeoTolstoi

The strongest of all warriors are these two: Time and Patience. #LeoTolstoi — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 4, 2022

Aim at something. Pick the best target you can currently conceptualize. Stumble toward it. Notice your errors and misconceptions along the way, face them, and correct them. Get your story straight. #JordanPeterson

Aim at something. Pick the best target you can currently conceptualize. Stumble toward it. Notice your errors and misconceptions along the way, face them, and correct them. Get your story straight. #JordanPeterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 4, 2022

Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power. #EricHoffer

Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power. #EricHoffer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 3, 2022

The eternal life is given to those who live in the present. #LudwigWittgenstein

The eternal life is given to those who live in the present. #LudwigWittgenstein — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 3, 2022

The mental pain, the meaning and emotion we attach to the being struck, the narratives that we spin in our minds about whether we deserved or didn't deserve what happened. In many cases, our mental pain is far worse than any physical pain. #MarkManson

The mental pain, the meaning and emotion we attach to the being struck, the narratives that we spin in our minds about whether we deserved or didn't deserve what happened. In many cases, our mental pain is far worse than any physical pain. #MarkManson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 2, 2022

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. #MayaAngelou

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. #MayaAngelou — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 1, 2022

We cannot navigate, without something to aim at and, while we are in this world, we must always navigate. #JordanPeterson

We cannot navigate, without something to aim at and, while we are in this world, we must always navigate. #JordanPeterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 1, 2022

The man whose whole life is spent in performing a few simple operations, of which the effects are perhaps always the same [...] has no occasion to exert his understanding or to exercise his invention in finding out expedients for removing difficulties which never occur #AdamSmith

The man whose whole life is spent in performing a few simple operations, of which the effects are perhaps always the same [...] has no occasion to exert his understanding or to exercise his invention in finding out expedients for removing difficulties which never occur #AdamSmith — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 1, 2022

The greatest gift you can give someone is the power to be successful. Giving people the opportunity to struggle rather than giving them the things they are struggling for will make them stronger. #RayDalio

The greatest gift you can give someone is the power to be successful. Giving people the opportunity to struggle rather than giving them the things they are struggling for will make them stronger. #RayDalio — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 31, 2022

One can accept life, and accept it, at the same time, as a defeat only if one accepts that there is a sense beyond that which is inherent in human history--if, in other words, one accepts the order of the sacred. #LeszekKolakowski

One can accept life, and accept it, at the same time, as a defeat only if one accepts that there is a sense beyond that which is inherent in human history--if, in other words, one accepts the order of the sacred. #LeszekKolakowski — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 30, 2022

We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future. #RobinSSharma

We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future. #RobinSSharma — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 30, 2022

The path to success is never a straight line. It's not about having the single, brilliant, lightning-flash insight that suddenly wins the game. Instead, it's about consistent planning and execution #JulieZhuo

The path to success is never a straight line. It's not about having the single, brilliant, lightning-flash insight that suddenly wins the game. Instead, it's about consistent planning and execution #JulieZhuo — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 30, 2022

Speed and efficiency are, by their nature, antithetical to introspection and intimacy. #CelesteHeadlee

Speed and efficiency are, by their nature, antithetical to introspection and intimacy. #CelesteHeadlee — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 29, 2022

If you have an egg and you open it from the outside, only death comes out. But if the egg opens up from the inside, life comes out. #RickyMartin

If you have an egg and you open it from the outside, only death comes out. But if the egg opens up from the inside, life comes out. #RickyMartin — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 29, 2022

You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can't have it. #RobertAnthony

You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can't have it. #RobertAnthony — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 28, 2022

The healthy, dynamic, and above all else truthful personality will admit to error. It will voluntarily shed--let die--outdated perceptions, thoughts, and habits, as impediments to its further success and growth. #JordanPeterson

The healthy, dynamic, and above all else truthful personality will admit to error. It will voluntarily shed--let die--outdated perceptions, thoughts, and habits, as impediments to its further success and growth. #JordanPeterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 28, 2022

Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort. #PaulJMeyer

Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort. #PaulJMeyer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 28, 2022

Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. #LeoTolstoi

Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. #LeoTolstoi — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 27, 2022

Come out of your shell -- that noxious expression which fails to appreciate that some animals naturally carry shelter everywhere they go and some humans are just the same. #SusanCain

Come out of your shell -- that noxious expression which fails to appreciate that some animals naturally carry shelter everywhere they go and some humans are just the same. #SusanCain — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 27, 2022

Anger is the prelude to courage. #EricHoffer

Anger is the prelude to courage. #EricHoffer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 26, 2022

There is a great deal of ruin in a nation. #AdamSmith

There is a great deal of ruin in a nation. #AdamSmith — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 25, 2022

The financial strength to outspend one's rivals is one of the most important strengths a country can have. That is how the United States beat the Soviet Union in the Cold War. #RayDalio

The financial strength to outspend one's rivals is one of the most important strengths a country can have. That is how the United States beat the Soviet Union in the Cold War. #RayDalio — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 25, 2022

Kill a man, and you are a murderer. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god. #JeanRostand

Kill a man, and you are a murderer. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god. #JeanRostand — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 25, 2022

Live every day as if I have deliberately come back to this one day, to enjoy it, as if it was the full final day... #AboutTime

Live every day as if I have deliberately come back to this one day, to enjoy it, as if it was the full final day... #AboutTime — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 24, 2022

...for those daily events that everyone is prone to regard as trivial--even the plates on which you eat your lunch. Life is what repeats, and it is worth getting what repeats right. #JordanPeterson

...for those daily events that everyone is prone to regard as trivial--even the plates on which you eat your lunch. Life is what repeats, and it is worth getting what repeats right. #JordanPeterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 23, 2022

We wanted flying cars, instead we got Twitter. #PeterThiel

We wanted flying cars, instead we got Twitter. #PeterThiel — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 23, 2022

The pursuit of happiness plunges us head-first toward nihilism and frivolity. It leads us toward childishness, an incessant and intolerant desire for something more, a hole that can never be filled, a thirst that can never be quenched. #MarkManson

The pursuit of happiness plunges us head-first toward nihilism and frivolity. It leads us toward childishness, an incessant and intolerant desire for something more, a hole that can never be filled, a thirst that can never be quenched. #MarkManson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 23, 2022

How good it feels to have exercised, how great it will feel to look good in a bathing suit this summer, how much you respect yourself when you've followed through on your goals, how happy you are when you live by your values, when you act as an example to the ones you love. #MarkManson

How good it feels to have exercised, how great it will feel to look good in a bathing suit this summer, how much you respect yourself when you've followed through on your goals, how happy you are when you live by your values, when you act as an example to the ones you love. #MarkManson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 22, 2022

What the society thinks is of no interest to me. All that's important is how I see myself. I know who I am. I know the value of my work. #RobinSSharma

What the society thinks is of no interest to me. All that's important is how I see myself. I know who I am. I know the value of my work. #RobinSSharma — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 21, 2022

We don't really look at the stock, you know? Because for us, it's about the long term. And so we're very much focused on long-term shareholder value but not the short-term kind of stuff. #TimCook

We don't really look at the stock, you know? Because for us, it's about the long term. And so we're very much focused on long-term shareholder value but not the short-term kind of stuff. #TimCook — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 21, 2022

Do not pretend you are happy with something if you are not, and if a reasonable solution might, in principle, be negotiated. Have the damn fight. #JordanPeterson

Do not pretend you are happy with something if you are not, and if a reasonable solution might, in principle, be negotiated. Have the damn fight. #JordanPeterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 21, 2022

The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic. #JosefStalin

The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic. #JosefStalin — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 20, 2022

Once you reach a sustainable level of income, more money won't make you happier, but free time will. #CelesteHeadlee

Once you reach a sustainable level of income, more money won't make you happier, but free time will. #CelesteHeadlee — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 20, 2022

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer or the baker that we expect to eat our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. #AdamSmith

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer or the baker that we expect to eat our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. #AdamSmith — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 19, 2022

The Universe is full of dots. Connect the right ones and you can draw anything. The important question is not whether the dots you picked are really there, but why you chose to ignore all the others. #SamThomsen

The Universe is full of dots. Connect the right ones and you can draw anything. The important question is not whether the dots you picked are really there, but why you chose to ignore all the others. #SamThomsen — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 18, 2022

The Pursuit of Excellence: Will I be better tomorrow than I am today? Will I be more thoughtful, more intentional, more purposeful in the future than I am right now? Do my habits, routines, rituals, and actions match my intention to be better tomorrow than I am today? #RyanHawk

The Pursuit of Excellence: Will I be better tomorrow than I am today? Will I be more thoughtful, more intentional, more purposeful in the future than I am right now? Do my habits, routines, rituals, and actions match my intention to be better tomorrow than I am today? #RyanHawk — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 18, 2022

The only comparison I should be making is with myself. #RyanHawk

The only comparison I should be making is with myself. #RyanHawk — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 18, 2022

To win is not important. To be successful is not even important. How to plan and prepare is crucial. #EliudKipchoge

To win is not important. To be successful is not even important. How to plan and prepare is crucial. #EliudKipchoge — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 17, 2022

Unhappy is he who depends on success to be happy. #AlexDiasRibeiro

Unhappy is he who depends on success to be happy. #AlexDiasRibeiro — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 16, 2022

Just realising your talents without the context of the meaning behind it is a recipe for a lot of talented people to live a very unfulfilled life. #ScottBarryKaufman

Just realising your talents without the context of the meaning behind it is a recipe for a lot of talented people to live a very unfulfilled life. #ScottBarryKaufman — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 16, 2022

The modern man thinks that everything ought to be done for the sake of something else, and never for its own sake. #BertrandRussell

The modern man thinks that everything ought to be done for the sake of something else, and never for its own sake. #BertrandRussell — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 16, 2022

All work, even cotton-spinning, is noble; work alone is noble [...] for this is the noblest thing yet discovered under God's sky. #ThomasCarlyle

All work, even cotton-spinning, is noble; work alone is noble [...] for this is the noblest thing yet discovered under God's sky. #ThomasCarlyle — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 15, 2022

We live with such ideas about human nature that are so pervasive that we don't even realize there's another way to look at ourselves. #BarrySchwartz

We live with such ideas about human nature that are so pervasive that we don't even realize there's another way to look at ourselves. #BarrySchwartz — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 14, 2022

The period of transition from the domestic to the factory system of industry and from the older to the new farming conditions was one of almost unrelieved misery for those who could not integrate into the new economy, whether due to lack of capital or lack of physical or mental adaptability. #RickBookstaber

The period of transition from the domestic to the factory system of industry and from the older to the new farming conditions was one of almost unrelieved misery for those who could not integrate into the new economy, whether due to lack of capital or lack of physical or mental adaptability. #RickBookstaber — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 14, 2022

When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself. #IssacBashevisSinger

When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself. #IssacBashevisSinger — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 14, 2022

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. #RobinWilliams

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. #RobinWilliams — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 13, 2022

Imagine that in order to have a great life you have to cross a dangerous jungle. You can stay safe where you are and have an ordinary life, or you can risk crossing the jungle to have a terrific life. How would you approach that choice? #RayDalio

Imagine that in order to have a great life you have to cross a dangerous jungle. You can stay safe where you are and have an ordinary life, or you can risk crossing the jungle to have a terrific life. How would you approach that choice? #RayDalio — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 13, 2022

When life give you lemons... you probably just found lemons. #BoBurnham

When life give you lemons... you probably just found lemons. #BoBurnham — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 11, 2022

Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous and the expense damnable. #LordChesterfield

Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous and the expense damnable. #LordChesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 11, 2022

We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities but its own talents. #EricHoffer

We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities but its own talents. #EricHoffer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 11, 2022

I was just confused about why I was feeling overwhelmed all the time and trying to adjust to having people work for me. Surprisingly, I think if you're known on the Internet, you're probably an introvert. #FeliciaDay

I was just confused about why I was feeling overwhelmed all the time and trying to adjust to having people work for me. Surprisingly, I think if you're known on the Internet, you're probably an introvert. #FeliciaDay — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 10, 2022

Fandom, in general, is a low-level kind of religion. Fans of Will Smith or Katy Perry or Elon Musk follow everything that person does, hang on every word he or she says, and come to see him or her as blessed or righteous in some way. #MarkManson

Fandom, in general, is a low-level kind of religion. Fans of Will Smith or Katy Perry or Elon Musk follow everything that person does, hang on every word he or she says, and come to see him or her as blessed or righteous in some way. #MarkManson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 9, 2022

The mind is a wonderful servant, but a terrible master. #RobinSSharma

The mind is a wonderful servant, but a terrible master. #RobinSSharma — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 9, 2022

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do. #DennisWaitley

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do. #DennisWaitley — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 9, 2022

Because our educational system is hung up on precision, the art of being good at approximations is insufficiently valued. This impedes conceptual thinking. #RayDalio

Because our educational system is hung up on precision, the art of being good at approximations is insufficiently valued. This impedes conceptual thinking. #RayDalio — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 8, 2022

A certain amount of creativity and rebellion must be tolerated--or welcomed, depending on your point of view--to maintain the process of regeneration. Every rule was once a creative act, breaking other rules. #JordanPeterson

A certain amount of creativity and rebellion must be tolerated--or welcomed, depending on your point of view--to maintain the process of regeneration. Every rule was once a creative act, breaking other rules. #JordanPeterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 7, 2022

We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks, but by his actions. #IssacBashevisSinger

We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks, but by his actions. #IssacBashevisSinger — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 7, 2022

Wherever smart people work, doors are unlocked. #SteveWozniak

Wherever smart people work, doors are unlocked. #SteveWozniak — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 7, 2022

A man is not old as long as he is seeking something. #JeanRostand

A man is not old as long as he is seeking something. #JeanRostand — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 6, 2022

"It is never too late to be what you might have been." George Eliot

"It is never too late to be what you might have been." George Eliot — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 6, 2022

"When people are bored, it is primarily with their own selves that they are bored." Eric Hoffer

"When people are bored, it is primarily with their own selves that they are bored." Eric Hoffer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 5, 2022

"The purpose of life is the life of purpose." Robin S. Sharma

"The purpose of life is the life of purpose." Robin S. Sharma — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 4, 2022

"I saw that to do exceptionally well you have to push your limits and that, if you push your limits, you will crash and it will hurt a lot. You will think you have failed--but that won't be true unless you give up." Ray Dalio

"I saw that to do exceptionally well you have to push your limits and that, if you push your limits, you will crash and it will hurt a lot. You will think you have failed--but that won't be true unless you give up." Ray Dalio — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 4, 2022

"Humility: It is better to presume ignorance and invite learning than to assume sufficient knowledge and risk the consequent blindness." Jordan Peterson

"Humility: It is better to presume ignorance and invite learning than to assume sufficient knowledge and risk the consequent blindness." Jordan Peterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Aug 4, 2022