Top 10 Quotes by Steve Pavlina

Steve Pavlina

One of my core beliefs is that belief itself is a choice that can be made of our own free will.

Steve Pavlina
I want my life to have had more value than just acquiring stuff and living comfortably. I may die rich, or I may die broke. But I won't die with my music still in me.
Steve Pavlina

Productivity = creating value and delivering it to people. All other busywork is unproductive fluff and should be minimized.

Steve Pavlina
The universe cannot show you anything which you've intentionally chosen to block from your reality.
Steve Pavlina

Our brains are fairly powerful, but our conscious minds are still extremely limited in their ability to hold onto multiple simultaneous thoughts

Steve Pavlina
Separate yourself from your ideas and your work and see them as something separate from yourself, you’ll feel you truly have the right to be wrong. If an idea fails, why not let it be the idea’s fault instead of your own? Allow your ideas to fail without turning them into personal defeat. When you fail you discover your boundaries. You map out the edges of your capabilities. And this allows you to eventually move beyond them. Being wrong eventually leads to being right. And even where it doesn’t, it’s still a more interesting path than being nothing.
Steve Pavlina

Are you one of those people who notices the problems of the world and says ... somebody ought to do something about that? Why not you? If you feel a strong urge to see a problem fixed, then why not act on it?

Steve Pavlina
You must give before you can get.
Steve Pavlina

Side effect of overemphasizing the importance of personal security in your life is that it can cause you to live reactively.

Steve Pavlina
If you aren't working on your goals, you aren't working. You're just wasting time.