Who hasn’t heard of Tim Ferriss and his renowned podcast? Tim Ferriss’s show. Tools of Titans by Timothy Ferriss is a collection of his podcast guests’ knowledge and experience. The podcast guests are not from any certain industry or sphere. However, everyone on the podcast has achieved something extraordinary in their field. And the book presents you with the tools that they utilized to attain success in their industry.
Timothy Ferriss’s Tools of Titans is a must-read for everyone. There is no beginning or conclusion to a book, but there is plenty to be gained by just opening any page of the book. The book presents you with a heavy dose of wisdom that, if used in your life, will guide you to success.
Quotes from the book Tools of Titans by Timothy Ferriss
To “fix” someone’s problem, you very often just need to empathically listen to them.
Losers have goals. Winners have systems.
The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.
Creativity is an infinite resource. The more you spend, the more you have.
If you let your learning lead to knowledge, you become a fool. If you let your learning lead to action, you become wealthy.
Desire is a contract you make with yourself to be unhappy until you get what you want.
Happiness is wanting what you have.
My goal is to learn things once and use them forever.
You’re not responsible for the hand of cards you were dealt. You’re responsible for maxing out what you were given.
Ultimately, to be properly successful is to be at peace as well.
Capitalism rewards things that are both rare and valuable.
No one owes you anything.
The phrase that I probably use the most to myself in my head is just one word: accept.
If the best in the world are stretching their asses off in order to get strong, why aren’t you?
Borrow liberally, combine uniquely, and create your own bespoke blueprint.
What you do is more important than how you do everything else, and doing something well does not make it important.
Kids don’t do what you say. They do what they see. How you live your life is their example.
The world’s biggest problems are the world’s biggest business opportunities.
Trying to get everyone to like you is a sign of mediocrity.
If you can’t see yourself working with someone for life, don’t work with them for a day.
It’s always the hard part that creates value.
My perfect storm was nothing permanent. But of course, it’s far from the last storm I’ll face.
The opposite of play isn’t work. It’s depression.
I’m not the strongest. I’m not the fastest. But I’m really good at suffering.
Earn with your mind, not your time.
When you raise your kids, you’re the bow, they’re the arrow, and you just try to aim them in the best direction that you can, and hopefully, your aim isn’t too off.
If you can’t be first in a category, set up a new category you can be first in.
To do original work: It’s not necessary to know something nobody else knows. It is necessary to believe something few other people believe.
Every billionaire suffers from the same problem. Nobody around them ever says — Hey, that stupid idea you just had is really stupid.
You can’t reason someone out of something they didn’t reason themselves into.