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20 Insightful Quotes from the Fearless Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington is a Greek-American author, columnist, entrepreneur and the famous co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post. The following quotes by the fearless businesswoman will inspire every entrepreneur to be more confident, to embrace fear, failure and the fear of failure, to look for the greater purpose of life and to be brave enough to follow their dreams!

“Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.” 

“Fearlessness is not the absence of fear. It’s the mastery of fear. It’s about getting up one more time than we fall down.”

“We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.”

“Today we often use deadlines – real and imaginary – to imprison ourselves.”

“We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in.” 

“I don’t look back. I don’t look forward. I try to just be here, now.”

“I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.”

“Not only is it harder to be a man, it is also harder to become one.”

“But you have to do what you dream of doing even while you’re afraid.”

“Don’t just climb the ladder of success – a ladder that leads, after all, to higher and higher levels of stress and burnout – but chart a new path to success, remaking it in a way that includes not just the conventional metrics of money and power, but a third metric that includes well-being, wisdom, wonder, and giving, so that the goal is not just to succeed but to thrive.”

“Treat people like family, and they will be loyal and give their all.” 

“And whenever I’d complain or was upset about something in my own life, my mother had the same advice: “Darling, just change the channel. You are in control of the clicker. Don’t replay the bad, scary movie.”

“If you take care of your mind, you take care of the world.”

“We may not be able to witness our own eulogy, but we’re actually writing it all the time, every day.”

“It’s not ‘What do I want to do?’, it’s ‘What kind of life do I want to have?’ ” 

“Right now success is defined in terms of two metrics: money and power. But it is like a two-legged stool, at some point you’ll fall off of it.”

“Making money and doing good in the world are not mutually exclusive.”

“Never let life’s Iagos – flatterers, dissemblers – onto your train.”

“We all have within us the ability to move from struggle to grace.”

“A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.”

 

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