Steven Pressfield Quotes

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Steven Pressfield Quotes

Courage is inseparable from love and leads to what may arguably be the noblest of all warrior virtues: selflessness.
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The Principle of Priority states (a) you must know the difference between what is urgent and what is important, and (b) you must do what's important first.

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She (the artist, the writer) doesn't wait for inspiration, she acts in the anticipation of its apparition.

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Nothing is as empowering as real-world validation, even if it's for failure.

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These scars on my body," Alexander declared, "were got for you, my brothers. Every wound, as you see, is in the front. Let that man stand forth from your ranks who has bled more than I, or endured more than I for your sake. Show him to me, and I will yield to your weariness and go home." Not a man came forward. Instead, a great cheer arose from the army. The men begged their king to forgive them for their want of spirit and pleaded with him only to lead them forward.

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Turning pro is like kicking a drug habit or stopping drinking. It's a decision, a decision to which we must re-commit every day.

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The hero's journey can take place on a battlefield or in a cubicle. We can live it out amid public clamor or in the soundless vault between our ears. The demons we are dueling are always the same. They are our own fears of becoming who we are. No one who has ever lived-or ever will-has a journey like ours. And yet our journey is universal. It is every woman's and every man's.

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Someone once asked the Spartan king Leonidas to identify the supreme warrior virtue from which all others flowed. He replied: "Contempt for death." For us as artists, read "failure.

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Do you understand? I hadn't written anything good. It might be years before I would, if I ever did at all. That didn't matter. What counted was that I had, after years of running from it, actually sat down and done my work.

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Research can become Resistance. We want to work, not prepare to work.

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