24 Inspirational Tim Ferriss Quotes and Sayings on Success

Many a false step was made by standing still.

Tim Ferriss

“Someday” is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you.
Losers have goals. Winners have systems.

Tim Ferriss

Doing something unimportant well does not make it important.
The way that you become world-class is by asking good questions.

Tim Ferriss

Pareto’s Law can be summarized as follows: 80% of the outputs
result from 20% of the inputs.

Tim Ferriss

A person’s success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have.

Tim Ferriss

The options are limitless, but each path must begin with the same first step: replacing assumptions.

Tim Ferriss

Emphasize strengths, don’t fix weaknesses.

Tim Ferriss

There is a direct correlation between an increased sphere of comfort and getting what you want.

Tim Ferriss

The most important actions are never comfortable.

Tim Ferriss

The best results I have had in my life; the most enjoyable times, have all come from asking the simple question: ‘What is the worst that could happen?

Tim Ferriss

Success, however you define it, is achievable if you collect the right field-tested beliefs and habits.

Tim Ferriss

The goal is not to simply eliminate the bad, but to pursue and experience the best in the world.

Tim Ferriss

Being able to quit things that don’t work is integral to being a winner.
When you try to do something big, its hard to fail completely.

Tim Ferriss

There is no sure path to success. But the sure path to failure is trying to please everyone.

Tim Ferriss

It isn’t enough to think outside the box. Thinking is passive. Get used to acting outside the box.

Tim Ferriss

Think big, and don’t listen to people who tell you it can’t be done.
The very word ‘success’ has become contaminated by our ideas of someone extraordinary, very rich, etc., and that’s really unhelpful…. Ultimately, to be properly successful is to be at peace as well.

Tim Ferriss

I always advise young people to become good public speakers (top 25%). Anyone can do it with practice. If you add that talent to any other, suddenly you’re the boss of the people who have only one skill.

Tim Ferriss

Don’t confuse the complex with the difficult. Most situations are simple — many are just emotionally difficult to act upon.

Tim Ferriss

People are fond of using the its not what you know, its who you know adage as an excuse for inaction, as if all successful people are born with powerful friends. Nonsense.

Tim Ferriss

The decent method you follow is better than the perfect method you quit.

Timothy Ferriss

“It’s a short reminder that success can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations we are willing to have, and by the number of uncomfortable actions we are willing to take. The most fulfilled and effective people I know — world-famous creatives, billionaires, thought leaders, and more — look at their life’s journey as perhaps 25 percent finding themselves and 75 percent creating themselves.”

Timothy Ferriss

I believe that success can be measured in the number of uncomfortable conversations you’re willing to have.

Timothy Ferriss

Don’t aim at success. The more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued. . . .

Timothy Ferriss

Happiness must happen, and the same holds for success: you have to let it happen by not caring about it.

Timothy Ferriss

To do the impossible, you need to ignore the popular.

Tim Ferriss

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