4hours Quotes


Whenever you find yourself on the side of majority, it is time to pause and reflect — Mark Twain

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from the lack of imagination — Oscar Wilde

An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field — Niels Bohr, Danish physicist and Nobel Prize winner

Finding a market before designing a product is smarter than the reverse.

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one - Albert Einstein.

Being financially rich and having the ability to live like a millionaire are fundamentally two very different things.

Fame has its perk, as does looking outside the choices presented to you. There are always lateral options.

Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life - John F. Kennedy

I can't give you a surefire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time - Herbert Bayard Swope

Everything popular is wrong - Oscar Wilde - The Importance of Being Earnest

I am and will continue to be, a humble students of you all — Tim Ferris

What I do with my time and what I do for money are completely different things — Tim Ferris

One who shift economic resources out of an area of lower yield and into an area of higher yield.

Civilization had too many rules for me, so I did my best to rewrite them — Bill Cosby

Looking outside the choices presented, there are always lateral options.

Sports evolve when sacred cows are killed, when basic assumptions are tested.

Don't fix it if it is not broken.

Different is better when it is more effective or more fun.

Don't follow a model that doesn't work. If the recipe sucks, it does not matter how good a cook you are.

Many a false step was made by standing still — Fortune Cookie

Named must your fear be before banish it you can — Yoda, Star war, The empire strike back

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action — Benjamin Disraeli - British Prime Minister

I believe that success can be measured in the number of uncomfortable conversations that you are willing to have — Tim Ferriss

Ever tried, ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better — Samuel Backett

Life is too short to be small — Benjamin Disraeli

To have an uncommon lifestyle, you need to develop the uncommon habit of making decisions, both for yourself and for others — Tim Ferriss

One does not accumulate but eliminate. It is not daily increase but daily decrease.

The height of cultivation always runs to simplicity — Bruce Lee

Perfection is not when there is no more to add, but no more to take away — Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry

It is vain to do more what can be done with less — William of Occam

Doing something unimportant well does not make it important — The 4 hours work week book

Requiring a lot of time does not make a task important — The 4 hours work week book.

What you do is infinitely more important than how you do it. Efficiency is still important, but it is useless unless applied to the right things — The 4 hours work week book

What get measured gets managed — Peter Drucker

Fat-free performance and time freedom begins with limiting intake overload — Tim Ferriss

We create stress for ourselves because you feel like you have to do it. You have to. I don't feel that anymore — Oprah Winfrey

The key to having more time is doing less, and there are two paths to getting there, both of which should be used together: 1) define a to-do list and 2) define a not-to-do list.

Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking — Albert Einstein

There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant — Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is imperative that you learn to ignore or redirect all information and interruptions that are irrelevant, unimportant, or unactionable. Most are all three — Tim Ferriss

The best defense is a good offense — Dan Gable, Olympic gold medalist in wrestling and most successful coach

You'r are not famous until … That blank space motivated and humbled him. He set goals but also reminded himself to never settle. You're not famous until you're on the cover of Sport Illustrated, until you start Game 1 of the World Series, until you sign a huge contract, until you win the Cy Young, MVP Award, until you date a supermodel. Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers righthander

Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it — Malcolm X

The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency — Bill Gates

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