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Casey Neistat Quotes

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Casey Neistat quotes: some of the sickest stuff YouTuber Casey Neistat’s ever said.

“Every time I took these bigger risks, the opportunity for a bigger payout was always there.”

“It’s the execution that matters, never the idea.”

“I always see the filming as basically going to the grocery store and buying a bunch of ingredients and that’s about as far from having a dinner ready as you can possibly be.  Then editing is the cooking, the preparation of the meal, and if you don’t edit it?  You’ve just got a pile of raw meat.”

“The most dangerous thing you can do in life is play it safe.”

“The only way you can have a job and sleep at work whenever you want is when you own the company.”

“Story is king.  Everything else is a slave to story.”

“Being nice takes work.  That’s why I really like people who are nice.”

“If you’re doing what everyone else is doing, you’re doing it wrong.”

“I have a rule.  Ignore praise, embrace criticism.  I never seek compliments.  They’re generally a dead-end.”

“Our job as creators is to further define any medium.”

“I’m naturally inclined to want to be funny and make people laugh, and that’s what I want to do with my life.  I also want to do it on an intelligent level.  I want to kill the clown but I also want to preserve the comedian.”

“My son is about 99% of my life.”

“As a director, I have the greatest job in the world, but if I don’t push the boundaries, then what’s the point of having it?”

“The biggest risk is to take no risk at all.”

“As a guiding principle, life shrinks and life expands in direct proportion to your willingness to assume risk.”

“Free time is the enemy of progress.”

“Persistence and endurance will make you omnipotent.”

“I was always the guy who jumped off the roof of the garage, who could climb up the facade of a building.”

“You either act on ideas or you set them free.  You don’t dwell on ideas.”

“The right time is always right now.”

“I won’t hire someone or date a girl who has not worked in a restaurant, and that’s the honest truth.  I don’t think you know how it is until you’ve worked in a restaurant.”

“Overthinking the process will kill any career in the creative space.  You just have to do, not think.”

“Without a goal you can’t score.”

“The only time I get depressed is when I’m not being productive, when I’m not accomplishing or doing or contributing in some way.  Nothing makes me less happy than relaxation and sitting around with nothing to do.”

“Work hard; be brave.”

“Look back at your life.  It’s always the hardest times that made you who you are.”

“If Facebook is Lucky Charms, Instagram is the marshmallows.”

“A shared life is a great life.”

“If the reason why you’re doing anything creative is to make a living, then you’re doing it wrong.”

“I never want money that I didn’t earn.”

“Ideas are cheap.  Ideas are easy.  Ideas are common.  Everybody has ideas.  Ideas are highly, highly overvalued.  Execution is all that matters.”

That’s it for Casey’s quotes.  How ’bout reading Tai Lopez’s next?

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