“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.”
Tim Ferriss
Tim Ferriss
Entrepreneur & Investor

Quotes on Life & Business:

The most important actions are never comfortable.
There is a direct correlation between an increased sphere of comfort and getting what you want.
Being busy is most often used as a guise for avoiding the few critically important but uncomfortable actions.
Being efficient without regard to effectiveness is the default mode of the universe.
The most important actions are never comfortable.
The goal is to find your inefficiencies in order to eliminate them and to find your strengths so you can multiply them.
Being busy is a form of laziness – lazy thinking and indiscriminate action.
Lack of time is actually lack of priorities.
I think the ‘soft sell’ is very undervalued.
The commonsense rules of the ‘real world’ are a fragile collection of socially reinforced illusions.
Life is too short to think small.
When everything and everyone is failing, what is the cost of a little experiment outside of the norm? Most often, nothing.

“Different is better when it is more effective or more fun.”

Quotes on Success:

If the challenge we face doesn’t scare us, then it’s probably not that important.
There is no sure path to success. But the sure path to failure is trying to please everyone.
A person’s success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have.
What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.
It isn’t enough to think outside the box. Thinking is passive. Get used to acting outside the box.
Greatness is setting ambitious goals that your former self would have thought impossible, and trying to get a little better every day.
Conditions are never perfect. ‘Someday’ is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you.
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.
When you try to do something big, its hard to fail completely.
Age doesn’t matter: an open mind does.
One can steal ideas, but no one can steal execution or passion.
If you’re wasting time having fun, you’re not wasting time.



Tim Ferriss is a popular American author, entrepreneur, and podcaster.

In 2001, Ferriss founded BrainQuicken (later BodyQuick), a nutritional supplement business. In 2010, he sold it to a London-based private equity firm.

He also has a podcast “The Tim Ferriss Show” in which he covers topics like personal and character development, routines, habits, tips, tricks, and hacks of sportspersons, celebrities, and CEOs.

Ferriss is an angel investor and was listed in The New York Times list of Notable Angel Investors. Also, CNN named him as one of the planet’s leading angel investors in technology. Ferriss is also an advisor to startups like StumbleUpon, Evernote, TaskRabbit and more.

He has written five books namely ‘The 4-Hour Workweek‘, ‘The 4-Hour Body‘, ‘The 4-Hour Chef‘, ‘Tools of Titans‘ and ‘Tribe of Mentors‘. He also hosted the 2017 TV show ‘Fear(Less) with Tim Ferriss’ where he interviews people from different industries about their success and life lessons.

Ferriss has raised funds for the Center for Psychedelic Research at Imperial College London and the Centre for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Also, he has donated more than $2 million for clinical research into psychedelic drugs.