27 Quotes From Julien Smith on Life, People, and Happiness

These quotes are from Julien Smith’s blog 100 Tips About Life, People, and Happiness.  I loved them instantly and wanted to put something together to spread them to as many people as I could.

I’ve been following Julien for a while now.  I read his blog (inoveryourhead.net) regularly, he looks at the world differently and isn’t afraid to tell you want he really thinks.  That’s why I like him.  He co-wrote Trust Agents, the original bible on social media and more recently wrote one of my favorite books, The Flinch (free e-book).

Going into the unknown is how you expand what is known.

Remain skeptical forever

Read more.  Especially things you disagree with.

Learn something from everyone.

Survive on a little just to prove you can do it.

Do what you say you'll do, no one is reliable anymore.

Keep people around that will tell you the truth

Meet new people as often as possible.  Offer to help them.

Nobody likes a know-it-all.

Scare yourself a little be every day.

Make everything either shorter or longer than it needs to be.

Always remember those who helped you

Help people who have never helped you, and can't.

Pain is temporary

Commit to things regularly, that are far beyond your ability.

Meet with friends more often than you think you have to.

Don't take anything personally ever.

Apologize more than you need to

Say no to projects you don't care about

Find ways to cheat the system-just don't cheat people

Dress like a cooler version of yourself.

Yes there is such a thing as bad press.

Actually write on your blog. Nobody cares if it’s hard.

Stop asking if they need help.  Instead just help.

Everyone feels like they're not good enough.  It's not jsut you.

Courage is a learned skill.

Julien Smith Quotes


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