Josh Waitzkin

Josh Waitzkin

Quotes and Inspiration

“The fact of the matter is that there will be nothing learned from any challenge in which we don't try our hardest.”
“No matter how much preparation we do, in the real tests of our lives, we'll be in unfamiliar terrain.”
“The real art in learning takes place as we move beyond proficiency, when our work becomes an expression of our essence.”
“We learn by pushing ourselves and finding what really lies at the outer reaches of our abilities.”
“Great ones are willing to get burned time and again as they sharpen their swords in the fire.”
“Still your waters.”
“The human mind defines things in relation to one another – without light the notion of darkness would be unintelligible.”
“Growth comes at the point of resistance.”
“When uncomfortable, my instinct is not to avoid the discomfort but to become at peace with it.”
“My instinct is always to seek out challenges as opposed to avoiding them.”

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