Quote-unquote #14

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"The purpose of setting goals is to win the game. The purpose of building systems is to continue playing the game. True long-term thinking is goalless thinking."
James Clear

"When I walk into a room, everything is in its right place. Because I do this every day in every room, stuff always stays in good shape. People think I work hard, but I'm actually really lazy. I'm just proactively lazy. It gives you so much time back."
James Clear

"We focus on what we want to do and can do, neglecting the plans and skills of others. Both in explaining the past and in predicting the future, we focus on the causal role of skill and neglect the role of luck. We are, therefore, prone to an illusion of control. We focus on what we know and. neglect what we do not know, which makes us overly confident in our beliefs."
Daniel Kahneman

"Nothing in life is as important as you think it is when you are thinking about it. "
Daniel Kahneman

"'Learning more' is the most seductive form of procrastination. 'Planning more is the second most.'"
Mark Manson

"When we try to speed up the outcome, our lack of patience undoes the result."
Shane Parrish

"Don't be shocked when people who think about the world in unique ways you like also think about the world in unique ways you don't like."
Morgan Housel

"He who suffers before it is necessary suffers more than is necessary."

"Fundamental Attribution Error
We tend to attribute someone else's actions to their character — not to their situation or context.
We attribute our actions to our situation and context — and not to our character.
We cut ourselves a break but hold others accountable." Sahil Bloom

"Some poor, phoneless fool is probably sitting next to a waterfall somewhere, totally unaware of how angry and scared he's supposed to be."
Duncan Trussell
Vivek Arvind

Vivek Arvind

Santa Clara, CA