Pleasure principle: Humans will often do more to avoid pain than to gain pleasure.


“All feelings are okay. It’s what you do with them that will either hurt you or help you.” — Unknown

“Before you heal someone, ask him if he’s wiling to give up the things that make him sick.” — Hippocrates

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” — Michael Gary Scott

“Excuses are for people who don’t want it bad enough”

“Don’t try to impress, try to have success”

“You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily.”

“The secret of your success is found in your daily routine”

“Do as you please, chase your dreams”

“When the going gets tough, the tough gets going”

“Convert your suffering into growth”

“Having money is not everything, not having it is”

“It’s not about perfection, it’s about progress”

“Getting old is a gift” — Jumanji 2

“Family shows up” — Jane the Virgin

“You have to change the ‘one day’ to ‘day one’.”

“Patience + persistence are the two key elements for long lasting change. Don’t let your ambition and urgency for progress get in the way of your happiness” — Matt D’avela

“Your story has value, be vulnerable” — Michelle Obama

“Relentless, produce, better himself, make the most out of everything, takes every opportunity, my shot” — Lin Manuel Miranda’s description of Hamilton

“Cash flow is the life’s blood” — personal finance course

“Don’t stop when you’re tired, stop when you’re finished.” — Gym motivation

“Facing uncertainty: that’s the cost of avoiding a mediocre life”

“Remember that it’s behind the scenes that differentiates people from one another. What happens when nobody’s watching is what separates hard workers from the rest.”


Gucci Mane’s advice from his novel

  1. change the narrative
  2. don’t underestimate yourself
  3. spend time wisely
  4. refocus and go harder
  5. keep improving
  6. find something to be
  7. every day is a chance to get better
  8. embrace every challenge
  9. work in silence
  10. be resilient
  11. self discipline brings riches
  12. everybody must be held accountable
  13. self awareness is key
  14. avoid lazy & miserable people
  15. choose friends wisely
  16. protect yourself at all times
  17. never let being liked get in the way of being respected
  18. lead by example
  19. do it now
  20. nobody cares, work harder
  21. don’t be lazy
  22. when they sleep, I’m grinding
  23. do more get more
  24. make today count
  25. turn burdens into blessings
  26. stay ready for opportunity
  27. relax but don’t get comfortable
  28. learn to compartmentalize


  • The way of the superior man — David Dérida
  • Loving what is: four questions that can change your life — Byron Katie
  • Getting to I do: the secret to doing relationships right — Dr. Patricia Allen
  • Finding your own north star: claiming the life you were meant to live by — Martha Beck
  • Think & Grow rich — Napoleon Hill
  • Creating money: keys to abundance- Sanaya Roman and Duane Parker
  • The science of getting rich — Wallace d. Wattles
  • Practical intuition — Laura Day
  • The seven spiritual laws of success: a practical guide to fulfillment of your dreams — Deepak Chopra
  • You can heal your life — Louise Hay
  • As a man thinketh — James Allen

“Nobody gets to the top of the mountain without falling on his face over and over again.” — Unknown


One should remember that other people want to feel important. Show them that you care by understanding their needs. For example, to catch a fish, you would place a worm on the hook rather than a cupcake. Because fish like worms not cupcakes.



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