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Mastery-greene Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Mastery-greene
  1. #1
    “You may grow frustrated and depressed, never realizing that the source of it is your alienation from your own creative potential.”
  2. #2
    “Feeling motivated and energized, we can overcome almost anything. Feeling bored and restless, our minds shut off and we become increasingly passive.”
  3. #3
    “Anything that is alive is in a continual state of change and movement. The moment that you rest, thinking that you have attained the level you desire, a part of your mind enters a phase of decay. You lose your hard-earned creativity and others begin to sense it.”
  4. #4
    “No good can ever come from deviating from the path that you were destined to follow. You will be assailed by varieties of hidden pain. Most often you deviate because of the lure of money, of more immediate prospects of prosperity.Because this does not comply with something deep within you, your interest will lag and eventually the money will not come so easily.”
  5. #5
    “We are entering a world in which we can rely less and less upon the state, the corporation, or family or friends to help and protect us. It is a globalized, harshly competitive environment. We must learn to develop ourselves.”
  6. #6
    “In order to master a field, you must love the subject and feel a profound connection to it. Your interest must transcend the field itself and border on the religious.”
  1. #7
    “You possess a kind of inner force that seeks to guide you toward your Life’s Task —what you are meant to accomplish in the time that you have to live.”
  2. #8
    “You are not tied to a particular position; your loyalty is not to a career or a company. You are committed to your Life’s Task, to giving it full expression. It is up to you to find it and guide it correctly. It is not up to others to protect or help you. You are on your own.”
  3. #9
    “You don’t want to abandon the skills and experience you have gained,but to find a new way to apply them. Your eye is on the future, not the past.Often such creative readjustments lead to a superior path for us—we are shaken out of our complacency and forced to reassess where we are headed.”
  4. #10
    “You cannot have everything in the present. The road to mastery requires patience. You will have to keep your focus on five or ten years down the road, when you will reap the rewards of your efforts. The process of getting there, however, is full of challenges and pleasures.”
  5. #11
    “Practical knowledge is the ultimate commodity, and is what will pay you dividends for decades to come.”
  6. #12
    “Move toward challenges that will toughen and improve you.”

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  1. #13
    “Too many people believe that everything must be pleasurable in life, which makes them constantly search for distractions and short-circuits the learning process.”
  2. #14
    “It is better to dedicate two or three hours of intense focus to a skill than to spend eight hours of diffused concentration on it. You want to be as immediately present to what you are doing as possible.”
  3. #15
    “What is important when you are young, is to train yourself to get by with little money and make the most of your youthful energy.”
  4. #16
    “It is a simple law of human psychology that your thoughts will tend to revolve around what you value most.”
  5. #17
    “You must value learning above everything else.”
  6. #18
    “No one is really going to help you or give you direction. In fact, the odds are against you. If you desire an apprenticeship, if you want to learn and set yourself up for mastery, you have to do it yourself,and with great energy.”
  7. #19
    “It is never wise to purposefully do without the benefits of having a mentor in your life. You will waste valuable time in finding and shaping what you need to know. But sometimes you have no choice.”
  8. #20
    “The very desire to find shortcuts makes you eminently unsuited for any kind of mastery.”
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