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The Obstacle Is The Way Quotes

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The obstacle in the path becomes the path. Ryan Holiday

That thing you dread or secretly hope will never happen. What if it wasn’t so bad? Ryan Holiday

Focus on the moment, not the monsters that may or may not be up ahead. Ryan Holiday

In every situation, life is asking us a question, and our actions are the answer. Our job is simply to answer well. Ryan Holiday

Whatever we face, we have a choice: Will we be blocked by obstacles, or will we advance through and over them? Ryan Holiday

First, see clearly. Next, act correctly. Finally, endure and accept the world as it is. Ryan Holiday

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Within every obstacle is an opportunity to improve our condition. Ryan Holiday

Problems are rarely as bad as we think — or rather, they are precisely as bad as we think. Ryan Holiday

Setbacks or problems are always expected and never permanent. Ryan Holiday

Love everything that happens. Ryan Holiday

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Epictetus Quotes

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No man is free who is not master of himself. Epictetus

Circumstances don’t make the man, they only reveal him to himself. Epictetus

If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid. Epictetus

How long will you wait before you demand the best of yourself? Epictetus

To make the best of what is in our power, and take the rest as it occurs. Epictetus

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The more we value things outside our control, the less control we have. Epictetus

When someone is properly grounded in life, they shouldn’t have to look outside themselves for approval. Epictetus

Don’t demand that things happen as you wish, but wish that they happen as they do happen. Epictetus

People are not disturbed by things but by the view they take of them. Epictetus

You are hurt the moment you believe yourself to be. Epictetus

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Seneca Quotes

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The day a man becomes superior to pleasure, he will also be superior to pain. Seneca

He who is brave is free. Seneca

We suffer more often in imagination than in reality. Seneca

As long as you live, keep learning how to live. Seneca

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that things are difficult. Seneca

A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials. Seneca

It does not matter what you bear, but how you bear it. Seneca

I would rather offend you with the truth than please you with flattery. Seneca

Prosperity does not elevate the sage and adversity does not depress him. Seneca

Nothing is so bitter that a calm mind cannot find comfort in it. Seneca

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Beyond Order Quotes

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Making something beautiful is difficult, but it is amazingly worthwhile. Jordan Peterson

Find something productive and interesting to do and commit to it. Jordan Peterson

Have some humility. Clean up your bedroom. Take care of your family. Follow your conscience. Straighten up your life. Jordan Peterson

If you work as hard as you can on one thing, you will change. You will start to also become one thing, instead of the clamouring multitude you once were. Jordan Peterson

The mere fact that something makes you happy in the moment does not mean that it is in your best interest, everything considered. Jordan Peterson

To work means to sacrifice the hypothetical delights of the present for the potential improvement of what lies ahead. Jordan Peterson

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What you need remains hidden where you least want to look. Jordan Peterson

To orient ourselves in the world, we need to know where we are and where we are going. Jordan Peterson

Learn from the past. Or repeat its horrors, in imagination, endlessly. Jordan Peterson

If you aim at nothing, you become plagued by everything. Jordan Peterson

Who are you? And, more importantly, who could you be, if you were everything you could conceivably be?

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Essentialism Quotes

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If you don’t prioritize your life, someone else will. Greg McKeown

If it isn’t a clear yes, then it’s a clear no. Greg McKeown

When we really have clarity of purpose, it enables us to succeed at our endeavor. Greg McKeown

The reality of trade-offs: We can’t have it all or do it all. Greg McKeown

What if we stopped celebrating being busy as a measurement of importance? What if instead we celebrated how much time we had spent listening, pondering, meditating, and enjoying time with the most important people in our lives. Greg McKeown

Many capable people are kept from getting to the next level of contribution because they can’t let go of the belief that everything is important. Greg McKeown

The best asset we have for making a contribution to the world is ourselves. Greg McKeown

See what really matters. Greg McKeown

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Almost everything is noise, and a very few things are exceptionally valuable. Greg McKeown

To become an Essentialist requires a heightened awareness of our ability to choose. Greg McKeown

If you believe being overly busy and overextended is evidence of productivity, then you probably believe that creating space to explore, think, and reflect should be kept to a minimum. Greg McKeown

Essentialism: Only once you give yourself permission to stop trying to do it all, to stop saying yes to everyone, can you make your highest contribution towards the things that really matter. Greg McKeown

Three core truths: “I choose to,” “Only a few things really matter,” and “I can do anything but not everything. Greg McKeown

We can choose how to spend our energy and time. Greg McKeown

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Christmas Quotes

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Christmas is the day that holds all time together. Alexander Smith

Christmas is a time for families. Dorothy Koomson

We should try to hold on to the Christmas spirit, not just one day a year, but all 365. Mary Martin

Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most. Ruth Carter Stapleton

Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings exchanged, of gift-giving, and of families united. Norman Vincent Peale

Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. Calvin Coolidge

He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree. Roy L. Smith

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I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. Charles Dickens

Christmas gives us an opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us. David Cameron

As you grow older, your Christmas list gets smaller; the things you really want for the holidays can’t be bought. Catherine Zhang

Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service… To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect. Oren Arnold

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. Burton Hills

Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day. Helen Steiner Rice

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The Alchemist Quotes

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It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting. Paulo Coelho

And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it. Paulo Coelho

The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them. Paulo Coelho

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho

Every blessing ignored becomes a curse. Paulo Coelho

I don’t live in either my past or my future. I’m interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we’re living now. Paulo Coelho

Don’t give in to your fears. If you do, you won’t be able to talk to your heart. Paulo Coelho

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Why do we have to listen to our hearts?” the boy asked. “Because, wherever your heart is, that is where you will find your treasure. Paulo Coelho

I have inside me the winds, the deserts, the oceans, the stars, and everything created in the universe. We were all made by the same hand, and we have the same soul. Paulo Coelho

The secret of happiness is to see all the marvels of the world. Paulo Coelho

Your eyes show the strength of your soul. Paulo Coelho

I’m like everyone else — I see the world in terms of what I would like to see happen, not what actually does. Paulo Coelho

Listen to your heart. It knows all things, because it came from the Soul of the World, and it will one day return there. Paulo Coelho

To realize one’s destiny is a person’s only obligation. Paulo Coelho

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Man’s Search For Meaning Quotes

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When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. Viktor Frankl

It did not really matter what we expected from life, but rather what life expected from us. Viktor Frankl

Without suffering and death human life cannot be complete. Viktor Frankl

The sort of person the prisoner became was the result of an inner decision, and not the result of camp influences alone. Viktor Frankl

The meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. Viktor Frankl

Man’s search for meaning may arouse inner tension rather than inner equilibrium. However, precisely such tension is an indispensable prerequisite of mental health. Viktor Frankl

For the world is in a bad state, but everything will become still worse unless each of us does his best. Viktor Frankl

The meaning of life is to help others find the meaning of theirs. Viktor Frankl

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Decisions, not conditions, determine what a man is. Viktor Frankl

What is to give light must endure burning. Viktor Frankl

Fundamentally, therefore, any man can, even under such circumstances, decide what shall become of him — mentally and spiritually. He may retain his human dignity even in a concentration camp. Viktor Frankl

There is nothing in the world, I venture to say, that would so effectively help one to survive even the worst conditions as the knowledge that there is a meaning in one’s life. Viktor Frankl

If architects want to strengthen a decrepit arch, they increase the load which is laid upon it, for thereby the parts are joined more firmly together. Viktor Frankl

Man does not simply exist but always decides what his existence will be, what he will become the next moment. Viktor Frankl

An abnormal reaction to an abnormal situation is normal behavior. Viktor Frankl

What is demanded of man is not, as some existential philosophers teach, to endure the meaninglessness of life, but rather to bear his incapacity to grasp its unconditional meaningfulness in rational terms. Viktor Frankl

Man is capable of changing the world for the better if possible, and of changing himself for the better if necessary. Viktor Frankl

It is a peculiarity of man that he can only live by looking to the future. Viktor Frankl

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12 Rules For Life Quotes

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Truth builds edifices that can stand a thousand years. Jordan Peterson

You should never sacrifice what you could be for what you are. Jordan Peterson

Random wandering will not move you forward. Jordan Peterson

Don’t underestimate the power of vision and direction. These are irresistible forces, able to transform what might appear to be unconquerable obstacles into traversable pathways and expanding opportunities. Jordan Peterson

What shall I do in the next dire moment? Focus my attention on the next right move. Jordan Peterson

What shall I do when my enemy succeeds? Aim a little higher and be grateful for the lesson. Jordan Peterson

We are not happy, technically speaking, unless we see ourselves progressing. Jordan Peterson

It is your actions that most accurately reflect your deepest beliefs. Jordan Peterson

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Alongside our wish to be free of rules, we all search for structure. Jordan Peterson

The successful among us delay gratification. The successful among us bargain with the future. Jordan Peterson

How could the nature of man ever reach its full potential without challenge and danger? Jordan Peterson

If you don’t reach for ideals (it’s uncertain that our ideals are attainable) you will never feel that your life has a meaning. Jordan Peterson

To tell the truth is to bring the most habitable reality into Being. Jordan Peterson

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Quotes

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Not giving a fuck does not mean being indifferent; it means being comfortable with being different. Mark Manson

Whether you realize it or not, you are always choosing what to give a fuck about. Mark Manson

This book will not teach you how to gain or achieve, but rather how to lose and let go. Mark Manson

[This book] will teach you to take inventory of your life and scrub out all but the most important items. Mark Manson

[This book] will teach you to give fewer fucks. Mark Manson

Everyone and their TV commercial wants you to believe that the key to a good life is a nicer job, or a more rugged car, or a prettier girlfriend, or a hot tub with an inflatable pool for the kids. Mark Manson

The world is constantly telling you that the path to a better life is more, more, more — buy more, own more, make more, fuck more, be more. Mark Manson

Give a fuck about a new TV. Give a fuck about having a better vacation than your coworkers. Give a fuck about buying that new lawn ornament. Give a fuck about having the right kind of selfie stick. Why? My guess: because giving a fuck about more stuff is good for business. Mark Manson

Life is about not knowing and then doing something anyway. All of life is like this. It never changes. Mark Manson

To not give a fuck about adversity, you must first give a fuck about something more important than adversity. Mark Manson

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You are constantly bombarded with messages to give a fuck about everything, all the time. Mark Manson

Giving too many fucks is bad for your mental health. It causes you to become overly attached to the superficial and fake, to dedicate your life to chasing a mirage of happiness and satisfaction. Mark Manson

Our crisis is no longer material; it’s existential, it’s spiritual. We have so much fucking stuff and so many opportunities that we don’t even know what to give a fuck about anymore. Mark Manson

Because there’s an infinite amount of things we can now see or know, there are also an infinite number of ways we can discover that we don’t measure up, that we’re not good enough, that things aren’t as great as they could be. Mark Manson

Ever notice that sometimes when you care less about something, you do better at it? Mark Manson

If you find yourself consistently giving too many fucks about trivial shit that bothers you, chances are you don’t have much going on in your real life to give a legitimate fuck about. And that’s your real problem. Mark Manson

The desire for more positive experience is itself a negative experience. And, paradoxically, the acceptance of one’s negative experience is itself a positive experience. Mark Manson

The more you pursue feeling better all the time, the less satisfied you become, as pursuing something only reinforces the fact that you lack it in the first place. Mark Manson

Finding something important and meaningful in your life is perhaps the most productive use of your time and energy. Because if you don’t find that meaningful something, your fucks will be given to meaningless and frivolous causes. Mark Manson

The pampering of the modern mind has resulted in a population that feels deserving of something without earning that something. Mark Manson

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Atomic Habits Quotes

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The most practical way to change who you are is to change what you do. James Clear

Focusing on the overall system, rather than a single goal, is one of the core themes of this book. James Clear

Habits are the compound interest of self-improvement. Getting 1 percent better every day counts for a lot in the long-run. James Clear

If you want to master a habit, the key is to start with repetition, not perfection. James Clear

This is the meaning of the phrase atomic habits — a regular practice or routine that is not only small and easy to do, but also the source of incredible power; a component of the system of compound growth. James Clear

Make your habits as easy as possible to start. Anyone can meditate for one minute, read one page, or put one item of clothing away. James Clear

The only way to make progress, the only choice I had, was to start small. James Clear

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All big things come from small beginnings. The seed of every habit is a single, tiny decision. James Clear

The process of behavior change always starts with awareness. You need to be aware of your habits before you change them. James Clear

Be the designer of your world and not merely the consumer of it. James Clear

The only way to become excellent is to be endlessly fascinated by doing the same thing over and over. You have to fall in love with boredom. James Clear

Sometimes success is less about making good habits easy and more about making bad habits hard. James Clear

The costs of your good habits are in the present. The costs of your bad habits are in the future. James Clear

Never miss twice. If you miss one day, try to get back on the tracks as quickly as possible. James Clear

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