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Steven Pressfield Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Steven Pressfield
  1. #1
    “Act, reflect. Act, reflect. NEVER act and reflect at the same time.”
  2. #2
    ″ I stand in awe of anyone who hatches a dream and who shows the guts to hang tough, all alone, and see it through to reality.”
  3. #3
    ″ When we conquer our fears, we discover a boundless, bottomless, inexhaustible well of passion.”
  4. #4
    “Courage begets more courage.”
  5. #5
    “Start before you’re ready. Don’t prepare. Begin.”
  6. #6
    ″ If you and I want to do great stuff, we can’t let ourselves work small.”
  1. #7
    “When we experience panic, it means that we’re about to cross a threshold.”
  2. #8
    “When an idea pops into our head and we think, ‘No, this is too crazy,’ that’s the idea we want.”
  3. #9
    “That our project has crashed is not a reflection of our worth as human beings. It’s just a mistake. It’s a problem – and a problem can be solved.”
  4. #10
    ″ We can never eliminate Resistance. It will never go away. But we can outsmart it, and we can enlist allies that are as powerful as it is.”
  5. #11
    ″ Figure out where you want to go; then work backwards from there.”
  6. #12
    ″ When we are succeeding — that is, when we have overcome our self-doubt and self-sabotage, when we are advancing in our craft and evolving to a higher level.”

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  1. #13
    “Fear doesn’t go away.”
  2. #14
    “Ideas come according to their own logic. That logic is not rational. It’s not linear. We may get the middle before we get the end. We may get the end before we get the beginning. Be ready for this. Don’t resist it.”
  3. #15
    “Our greatest fear is fear of success.”
  4. #16
    “The problem with friends and family is that they know us as we are. They are invested in maintaining us as we are. The last thing we want is to remain as we are.”
  5. #17
    “The enemy is our chattering brain, which, if we give it so much as a nanosecond, will start producing excuses, alibis, transparent self-justifications, and a million reasons why we can’t/shouldn’t/won’t do what we know we need to do.”
  6. #18
    ″ If you’ve got a head, you’ve got a voice of Resistance inside it.”
  7. #19
    “Research can become resistance. We want to work, not prepare for work.”
  8. #20
    ″ The only items you get to keep are love for the work, will to finish, and passion to serve the ethical, creative Muse.”
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