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Ramit Sethi Quotes

Ramit Sethi Sayings

Ramit Sethi quotes: hear from CEO and author Ramit Sethi on money, success, what it means to live a rich life, and more.

“Repeat after me: you don’t need yoga, meditation, a vision board, or green juice smoothies to be successful.”

“Don’t wait.  If you have something you’ve been wanting to do, this weekend is a great time to start.”

“One of the greatest lies we tell ourselves is that we need more money to succeed.”

“There are business opportunities all around you.  Use one of the best skills an entrepreneur can have: curiosity.  Try walking into a high-end candle shop, or an ethnic food store, to see what different customers find valuable.”

“When you are listening to someone you respect, treat their whispers like screams.”

“If I don’t have at least four or five failures a month, I feel like I’m not trying hard enough.”

“Consistency is necessary, but it’s not sufficient to make it to a level that breaks you out in front of everyone else.”

“Charging a premium amount allows me to offer a premium service.”

“Part of a rich life is giving back.”

“Every failure contains valuable data that will point you in the right direction.”

“There is a limit to how much you can cut but there is no limit to how much you can earn.”

“Stop talking about motivation and start changing your behavior.  Behavior first.  Attitude follows.  Totally counterintuitive and completely magical.”

“If you’ve been thinking of starting a business and you’re still reading blog post after blog post with zero results… it’s time to make a change.”

Copywriting is the first thing people see.  Not your products or customer service or academic background.  They see the words on the page.”

“Ramit’s book-buying rule: if you’re thinking about it, just buy it.  Don’t waste five seconds debating.  Even one idea makes it worth it.”

“In a world of infinite choice… if something is not made specifically for me?  I’m gone.”

“Don’t let critics and naysayers hold you back from your dreams.”

“Ignore people who tell you to cut back on lattes, going out, and ever spending a cent on fun.  I believe you should spend extravagantly on the things you love, as long as you cut costs mercilessly on the things you don’t.  If that means $500 shoes or an amazing luxury hotel with your family, and you can afford it, do it.”

“If something isn’t working, don’t try harder or do more.  Do something different.”

“Think about the ways you can be generous.  It doesn’t have to be expensive.”

“Don’t try to be 40 before you’re 40.  You don’t need to be A/B testing things when you only have 80 subscribers.”

“Most people never realize that 80% of the work is done before you step in a room.  That’s why they spend their entire lives grasping for magical tactics instead of changing their entire mindset.”

“The single most important factor to getting rich is getting started, not being the smartest person in the room.”

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