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Your habits create your strength

“Some of y’all need to be fasting from things other than food: The news, social media, negative people, complaining, worrying, video games, alcohol, drugs. Especially if you can’t go without it.” – Matt Stephens

“Obsession without self-control leads to self-destruction.” – Bill Masur

“Self-control is the root of all virtues which is why modern humans lack virtue.” – Bill Masur

“First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not. Habit is persistence in practice.” – Octavia Butler

“Results have little to do with the goals we set and nearly everything to do with the systems we follow. Goals are the results we want to achieve. Systems are the processes that lead to those results. If you want results, forget goals. Focus on your system.” – James Clear

“The fact that you go to the gym even though you don’t “need” to is why you don’t need to. The fact that you save when you could spend is why you have money to spend. Your habits create your strength.” – James Clear

“Your choices – what you work on, who you work with – create leverage. A good initial choice can deliver 100x payoff. Your habits unleash leverage. Without great habits, great choices are just potential energy.” – James Clear

“The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term is the indispensable prerequisite for success.” – Maxwell Maltz

“Don’t bet on the person who shows occasional flashes of greatness. Bet on the person who delivers day after day. It’s better to be consistently good than intermittently excellent. Results and relationships depend on reliability.” – Adam Grant

“If you want to believe something, keep pounding it into your head until you get it: listen to it, read it, write it, talk about it, think about it. Over and over again, until it’s ingrained into your mind. Influence your own subconscious.” –  Matt Stephens

“Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them every day, will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor.” – Brian Tracy

“Perhaps the greatest display of self-discipline is persisting when the going gets tough. Persistence is self-discipline in action.” – Brian Tracy

“You don’t want my wealth, you want my work ethic. You don’t want my position, you want my process.”

“Decisions are nothing without execution.” – Shane Parrish

“Amateurs show up inconsistently. Professionals show up every day.” – Shane Parrish

“Mental resilience is arguably the most critical trait of a world-class performer, and it should be nurtured continuously.” – Josh Waitzkin

“Willpower is like a muscle; if it’s never used it never grows. If you lack willpower you’ll become a slave to your impulses. You build your willpower by doing hard things.” – Carlos Del Valle

“Don’t make excuses. Hold yourself accountable. That’s how sh*t gets done.” – Joe De Sena 

“May even your hobbies improve your mind and body, and move you further away from the degenerate state of constant consumption.” – Ed Latimore

“It’s not that change is hard. It’s that not changing is easier.” – Ed Latimore

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