Tim Ferriss is the author of the worldwide bestselling books about productivity and success The Four Hour Work Week and Tools For Titans. He is also a highly successful entrepreneur, blogger, podcaster and public speaker.

I first took serious notice of Tim Ferriss when I heard that he also highly recommends using a daily journal to improve productivity.

Below are twenty five of his most famous motivational quotes that I hope will inspire you to become more productive and will help you to achieve your goals.


25 Motivational Tim Ferriss Quotes On Success


The goal is not to simply eliminate the bad, but to pursue and experience the best in the world.


Age doesn’t matter: an open mind does.


Being able to quit things that don’t work is integral to being a winner.


Tomorrow becomes never, no matter how small the task, take the first step now.


An entrepreneur isn’t someone who owns a business, it’s someone who makes things happen.


Focus on being productive instead of busy.

Tim Ferriss Quotes


When you try to do something big, its hard to fail completely.


Lack of time is actually lack of priorities.


Information is useless if it is not applied to something important or if you will forget it before you have a chance to apply it.


If the challenge we face doesn’t scare us, then it’s probably not that important.


The best entrepreneurs I’ve ever met are all good communicators. It’s perhaps one of the very few unifying factors.


Pareto’s Law can be summarized as follows: 80% of the outputs result from 20% of the inputs.


Conditions are never perfect. ‘Someday’ is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you.


There is no sure path to success. But the sure path to failure is trying to please everyone.


I would emphasize that by improving your physical machine, which includes the brain, you improve all of your performance, and the transfer is incredible to business.


The best results I have had in my life; the most enjoyable times, have all come from asking the simple question: What is the worst that could happen?


Greatness is setting ambitious goals that your former self would have thought impossible, and trying to get a little better every day.


The question you should be asking isn’t, “What do I want?” or “What are my goals?” but “What would excite me?


If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is, too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.


It isn’t enough to think outside the box. Thinking is passive. Get used to acting outside the box.


What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.

Tim Ferriss Quotes


A person’s success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have.


Poisonous people do not deserve your time. To think otherwise is masochistic.


If you spend your time, worth $20-25 per hour, doing something that someone else will do for $10 per hour, it’s simply a poor use of resources.


The goal is to find your inefficiencies in order to eliminate them and to find your strengths so you can multiply them.


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Damien Thomas

I believe that personal development is an exciting lifelong process as well as a wonderful journey of self-discovery. It is my sincere wish that I can help people to believe in themselves, believe in their dreams, and most importantly, to take action to achieve the life of their dreams.