Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives Quotes.

1. "The biggest waste of time is to do well something that we need not do at all."
- Gretchen Rubin, Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives

2. "There's a great satisfaction in knowing that we've made good use of our days, that we've lived up to our expectations of ourselves."
- Gretchen Rubin, Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives

3. "It is only when you meet someone of a different culture from yourself that you begin to realise what your own beliefs really are. —GEORGE ORWELL, The Road to Wigan Pier"
- Gretchen Rubin, Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives

4. "Comedian Jerry Seinfeld advised aspiring comedian Brad Isaac that, because daily writing was the key to writing better jokes, Isaac should buy a calendar with a box for every day of the year, and every day, after writing, cross off the day with a big red X. After a few days you’ll have a chain, Seinfeld explained. You’ll like seeing that chain, especially when you get a few weeks under your belt. Your only job next is to not break the chain."
- Gretchen Rubin, Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives

5. "The desire to start something at the right time is usually just a justification for delay. In almost every case, the best time to start is now."
- Gretchen Rubin, Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives

6. "In the chaos of everyday life, it’s easy to lose sight of what really matters, and I can use my habits to make sure that my life reflects my values."
- Gretchen Rubin, Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives

7. "I should make one healthy choice, and then stop choosing."
- Gretchen Rubin, Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives

8. "We won’t make ourselves more creative and productive by copying other people’s habits, even the habits of geniuses; we must know our own nature, and what habits serve us best."
- Gretchen Rubin, Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives

9. "I should pursue only those habits that would make me feel freer and stronger."
- Gretchen Rubin, Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives

10. "Whatever liberates our spirit without giving us mastery over ourselves is destructive. And whatever liberates our spirit while giving us mastery over ourselves is constructive."
- Gretchen Rubin, Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives

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