32 Things We Can Learn From The Book “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari”

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There are certain traits/habits of successful people apart from intelligence or their talent which makes them go on and achieve unimaginable heights in their work field.

That is I think self-awareness, building a strong character and developing discipline in life. They are actually basic things but yet most powerful habits or deep roots to reach on to unimaginable heights in one’s life.

The Monk who Sold His Ferrari”  teaches us the same thing , it’s a self-help book about developing a strong character and be disciplined in order to fulfilling your dreams.

It is written by renown Canadian writer Robin Sharma, a leadership expert and famous speaker.

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Here are 32 quotes which we can get from – The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

1.  “Alright, the secret of happiness is simple: find out what you truly love to do and then direct all of your energy towards doing it”

~Robin Sharma

2. “The smallest of actions is always better than the noblest of intentions”

~Robin Sharma

3. “Do you know why most people sleep so much?” “Why?”  “Because they really don’t have anything else to do. Those who rise with the sun all have one thing in common.”  “Insanity?” “Very funny. No, they all have a purpose that fans the flames of their inner potential”

~Robin Sharma

4. “What the society thinks is of no interest to me. All that is important is how I see myself. I know who  I am. I know the value of my work”

~Robin Sharma

5. “And for God’s sake, never get into the petty habit of measuring your self-worth against other people’s net worth”

~Robin Sharma

6. “Only those who seek shall find”

~Robin Sharma

7. “Yoga is an extremely effective way to unlock your reserves of vitality”

~Robin Sharma

8. “Fill your plate with fresh vegetables, fruits and grains and you might just live forever”

~Robin Sharma

9. “The boundaries of your life is merely creation of the self”

~Robin Sharma

10. “Weak minds lead to weak actions. A strong, disciplined mind, which anyone can cultivate though daily practice, can achieve miracles. If you want to live life to the fullest, care for your thoughts as you would your most prized possessions. Work hard to remove all inner turbulence. The rewards will be abundant”

~Robin Sharma

11. “Investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. It will not only improve your life, it will improve the lives of all those around you”

~Robin Sharma

12. “In Sanskrit, ‘man’ means ‘mind’ and ‘tra’ means ‘freeing.’ So a mantra is a phrase which is designed to free the mind [mantras] are my faithful companions wherever I go”

~Robin Sharma

13. “Every single person on the planet is a genius”

~Robin Sharma

14. “Written affirmations are also very effective. But I have found that repeating a mantra aloud has a wonderful effect on my spirit. When I need to feel motivated, I might repeat, ‘I am inspired, disciplined and energized’ out loud two or three hundred times. To maintain the supreme sense of self-confidence I have cultivated, I repeat, ‘I am strong, able and calm.’ I even use mantras to keep me youthful and vital”

~Robin Sharma

15. “You will see your life for what it really is: a small blip on the canvas of eternity. And you will come to see clearly who you are and the ultimate purpose of your life.” “Which is?” “To serve, of course”

~Robin Sharma

16. “Push yourself to do more and to experience more. Harness your energy to start expanding your dreams. Yes, expand your dreams. Don’t accept a life of mediocrity when you hold such infinite potential within the fortress of your mind. Dare to tap into your greatness. It’s your birthright”

~Robin Sharma

17. “I’ve learned that everything happens for a reason,” the yogi krishnan told him. “Every event has a why and all adversity teaches us a lesson… Never regret your past. Accept it as the teacher that it is”

~Robin Sharma

18. “Never overlook the power of simplicity”

~Robin Sharma

19. “It is only when you have mastered the art of loving yourself that you can truly love others. it’s only when you have opened your own heart that you can touch the hearts of others. when you feel centered and alive, you are in much better position to be a better person”

~Robin Sharma

20. “Laughter opens your heart and soothes your soul. No one should ever take life so seriously that they forget to laugh at themselves”

~Robin Sharma

21. “Worry drains the mind of its power and, sooner or later, it injures the soul”

~Robin Sharma

22. “Never be a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of you future. You will never be the same”

~Robin Sharma

23. “Ancient Rule of Twenty-one: if you do anything for twenty-one days in a row, it will be installed as a habit”

~Robin Sharma

23. “Your “I CAN” is more important than your IQ”

~Robin Sharma

24. “Life doesn’t always give you what you ask for, but it always gives you what you need”

~Robin Sharma

25. “You sow a thought, you reap an action. Reap an action, you sow a habit. Sow a habit, you reap a character. Sow a character, you reap your destiny”

~Robin Sharma

26. “There are no mistakes in life, just lessons”

~Robin Sharma

27. “Persistence is the mother of personal change”

~Robin Sharma

28. “The only way to improve tomorrow is to know what you did wrong today”

~Robin Sharma

29. “The mind is a wonderful servant but a terrible master”

~Robin Sharma

30. “You are also what you say to yourself all day long”

~Robin Sharma

31. “The ten-minute period before you sleep and the ten-minute period after you wake up are profoundly influential on your subconscious mind. Only the most inspiring and serene thoughts should be programmed into your mind at those times”

~Robin Sharma

32. “Enthusiasm is one of the key ingredients for a lifetime of successful living”

~Robin Sharma

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Last thing i want to know from you …….

Which of the above The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari quotes you like the most and how it helped you ?

Let me know the quotes which i might have missed.

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Neeraj Kaple

Neeraj Kaple is a software engineer based in Mumbai. He writes articles which motivates/inspire people to achieve their goals. He also writes about software's, blogging tools, internet marketing and how-to guides on his another Blog Techmazic.com.

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