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30 Top Naval Quotes on Wisdom, Wealth and Success

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Naval Ravikant, in short, is a tech entrepreneur and investor. Naval is one of the greatest thinkers of our time and as a result as of May 2021 has 1.2M Twitter followers. Lucky for us, Naval is constantly on different talk shows and podcasts which results in hundreds of powerful quotes ranging from topics such as wealth and success to presence and happiness. If you have no idea who Naval is, one of the best ways to learn more about him is from his Joe Rogan Podcast below.


Below are 30 of our favorite Naval Quotes.

1. Take feedback from nature and markets, not from people. – Naval Ravikant

2. A group of people who think differently is a market. A group of people who think alike is a mob. – Naval Ravikant

3. Investing favors the dispassionate. Markets efficiently separate emotional investors from their money.- Naval Ravikant

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4. A busy calendar and a busy mind will destroy your ability to create anything great.- Naval Ravikant

5. Guard your time. It’s all you have.- Naval Ravikant

6. Earn with your mind, not your time.Naval Ravikant

7. School, politics, sports, and games train us to compete against others. True rewards — wealth, knowledge, love, fitness, and equanimity — come from ignoring others and improving ourselves. – Naval Ravikant

8. When you’re healthy you have 10000 needs, but when you’re sick you only have one need. – Naval Ravikant

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9. Sing the song that only you can sing, write the book that only you can write, build the product that only you can build… live the life that only you can live. – Naval Ravikant

10. You can escape competition through authenticity, when you realize that no one can compete with you on being you. That would have been useless advice pre-internet. Post-internet, you can turn that into a career. – Naval Ravikant

11. The reality is life is a single-player game. You’re born alone. You’re going to die alone. All of your interpretations are alone. All your memories are alone. You’re gone in three generations and nobody cares. Before you showed up, nobody cared. It’s all single-player. – Naval Ravikant

12. You’ll do better work if you’re bored rather than busy. – Naval Ravikant

13. Learn to sell. Learn to build. If you can do both, you will be unstoppable. – Naval Ravikant

14. Trade money for time, not time for money. You’re going to run out of time first. – Naval Ravikant

15. Play long-term games with long-term people. All returns in life, whether in wealth, relationships, or knowledge, come from compound interest. – Naval Ravikant

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16. What you do, who you do with, and how you do it are way more important than how hard you work. – Naval Ravikant

17. I would rather read the best hundred books over and over again until I absorb them rather than read every single book out there. – Naval Ravikant

18. Live below your means for freedom. – Naval Ravikant

19. Busy is the death of productivity. – Naval Ravikant

20. The people who succeed are irrationally passionate about something. – Naval Ravikant

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21. The universe is rigged in such a way that if you just want one thing and you focus on that, you will get it. But everything else, you got to let go. – Naval Ravikant

22. What you want to get everyone to is retirement…Retirement is when you stop sacrificing today for some imaginary tomorrow. When today is complete, in and of itself, you’re retired. – Naval Ravikant

23. A fit body, a calm mind, a house full of love. These things cannot be bought — they must be earned. – Naval Ravikant

24. You want to be rich and anonymous, not poor and famous. – Naval Ravikant

25. The best way, perhaps the only way, to change others is to become an example. – Naval Ravikant

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26. If it entertains you now but will bore you someday, it’s a distraction. Keep looking. – Naval Ravikant

27. You have social statisticians, scientists, and researchers in lab coats, literally the best minds of our generation figuring out how to addict you to the news. And if you fall for it, if you get addicted. your brain will get destroyed. – Naval Ravikant

28. The most powerful people in the world today are the people who are writing the algorithms for Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram because they’re controlling the spread of information. They’re programming the culture. – Naval Ravikant

29. We feel guilt when we no longer want to associate with old friends and colleagues who haven’t changed. The price, and marker, of growth. – Naval Ravikant

30. The biggest mistake any performer can make is to look at the audience. – Naval Ravikant

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