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Naval's 25 best quotes, as voted on by the internet
- #1The quality of your mind is the quality of your life.36
- #2Wealth is assets that earn while you sleep31
- #3The only true test of intelligence is if you get what you want out of life.30
- #4Learn to sell. Learn to build. If you can do both, you will be unstoppable.29
- #5Trade money for time, not time for money. You’re going to run out of time first.29
- #6You make your own luck if you stay at it long enough.28
- #7A fit body, a calm mind, a house full of love. These things cannot be bought — they must be earned.27
- #8If it entertains you now but will bore you someday, it’s a distraction. Keep looking.27
- #9Earn with your mind, not your time.27
- #10Someone who is using a lot of fancy words and big concepts probably doesn’t know what they’re talking about. The smartest people can explain things to a child; if you can’t do that, you don’t understand the concept.26
- #11Watch every thought. Always ask, why am I having this thought?25
- #12Play long-term games with long-term people. All returns in life, whether in wealth, relationships, or knowledge, come from compound interest.24
- #13The universe is rigged in such a way that if you just want one thing and you focus on that, you will get it. But everything else, you got to let go.24
- #14Don’t do things that you know are morally wrong. Not because someone is watching, but because you are. Self-esteem is just the reputation that you have with yourself.24
- #15You have two lives, and the second one begins when you realize you only have one24
- #16Sing the song that only you can sing, write the book that only you can write, build the product that only you can build… live the life that only you can live.23
- #17You want to be rich and anonymous, not poor and famous.23
- #18The problem happens when we have multiple desires. When we have fuzzy desires. When we want to do ten different things and we’re not clear about which is the one we care about.23
- #19A rational person can find peace by cultivating indifference to things outside of their control.23
- #20Escape competition through authenticity.23
- #21A rational person can find peace by cultivating indifference to things outside their control.23
- #22Your success in life depends on your ability to make good decisions. Your happiness depends on your ability to not care about the outcomes.22
- #23I would rather read the best hundred books over and over again until I absorb them rather than read every single book out there.22
- #24The people who succeed are irrationally passionate about something.22
- #25What you want to get everyone to is retirement…Retirement is when you stop sacrificing today for some imaginary tomorrow. When today is complete, in and of itself, you’re retired.22
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