These are the best quotes from the book Limitless by Jim Kwik.
Jim Kwik is a brain performance expert who has worked with well-known CEOs, celebrities, and students to better understand and improve their memory, decision-making skills, speed-reading abilities, and unleash their superbrains.
In Limitless, Jim has shared his breakthrough tactics and shortcuts to supercharging your brains, along with simple, effective tools to sharpen the mind, improve focus, and accelerate their maximum potential.
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Quotes from Limitless by Jim Kwik
Don’t take criticism from someone you wouldn’t take advice from.
Perfectionism reduces creativity and innovation.
There is no such thing as failure. Only failure to learn.
If our mindset is not aligned with our desires or goals, we will never achieve them.
If you’re struggling to find the motivation to learn or to accomplish anything else in your life, there is a good chance you haven’t uncovered the why of the task.
Our most precious gift is our brain. It is what allows us to learn, love, think, create, and even to experience joy.
Teach a person how to learn, and they can enrich their entire life.
The human brain does not learn as much by consumption as it does by creation.
You don’t rise to the level of your expectations, you fall to the level of your training.
To remember any new piece of information, you must associate it with something you already know.
When you do what others won’t, you can live how others can’t.
Before each reading, take a few minutes to talk about or write what you remember from the previous reading.
Life is the c between b and d
Genius is not born; it’s made through deep practice.
Your time is one of your greatest assets. It’s the one thing you can’t get back.
Mistakes don’t mean failure. Mistakes are a sign that you are trying something new.
Knowledge × Action = Power
One step in a better direction can completely change your destination.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
It’s not your job to like, love, or respect me. It’s mine.
Notice the difference it makes when you turn knowledge into power.
To sum it up, passion is what lights you up inside.
The greatest task we have in life is to share the knowledge and skills we accumulate.
Pain can be your teacher if you use it and not let it use you. Use pain to drive you to make things happen.
The primary enemy to focus is distraction.
If we believe that it’s not possible to improve, then in reality it won’t be possible to improve.
Concentration is at the crux of all human success and endeavor
Remember that your mind is like a parachute – it only works when it’s open.
One of the only things that is likely to change your behavior is to make incremental progress.
Whenever possible, try to do one thing at a time.
No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.