Posts Tagged ‘learned’

No Profit

Posted: August 8, 2019 in Thought for the Day
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“It is no profit to have learned well if you neglect to do well.”  -Proverb

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“I learned this from my father. Work harder than anyone around you then you will be successful. I’ve worked harder than almost anybody,” he said. “I am a clear example of mediocre talent, incredible work ethic, success.” -T.J. Miller

“People always say Thomas Edison failed at making the light bulb a thousand times in a row. He didn’t fail. He was experimenting with different filaments of wire. He was trying new ideas. And he learned every time. Again, nothing is really ‘failure’. Unless you label it that way. And give up.

I treat everything as an experiment. It helps me start something new. And it helps me prevent getting stuck in the past.

FAILURE = EXPERIMENTATION”

-James Altucher

“Knowledge learned the hard way combined with the avoidance of error, whenever and wherever possible, is the soundest basis for success in any endeavor.” -Felix Dennis

“I saw many ‘smart’ kids come and go. They disappeared into obscurity because they believed they already knew things and wouldn’t ask for help. I learned how to say ‘I don’t know’ for survival.” -Turney Duff

“The main thing I learned getting sober: 99% of the things we think will happen, never happen.  We all worry about so many things and almost all of those things we stress about, we worry about, we have anxiety about, are just wasted thoughts.” -Turney Duff