6 Profound Quotes from "12 Rules for Life" by Jordan Peterson - Deepstash
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"You could help direct the world, on its careening trajectory, a bit more toward heaven and a bit more away from Hell. Once having understood Hell, researched it, so to speak–particularly your o...

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6 Profound Quotes from "12 Rules for Life" by Jordan Peterson

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Jordan Peterson

"When the internal critic puts you down using comparisons, here’s how it operates: First, it selects a single, arbitrary domain of comparison. Then it acts as if that domain is the onl...

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Jordan Peterson

"The first step, perhaps, is to take stock. Who are you? When you buy a house and prepare to live in it, you hire an inspector to list all its faults–as it is, in reality, now, not as you wish i...

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"Orient yourself properly. Then–and only then–concentrate on the day. Set your sights at the Good, the Beautiful, and the True, and then focus pointedly and carefully on the concerns of e...

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"Why refuse to specify [the outcome]? Because while you are failing to define success, you are also refusing to define failure, to yourself, so that if and when you fail you won’t notice, and it...

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Jordan Peterson’s Road To A Better Future

Enlighten yourself and focus on the issues at hand, always aiming for a better future. By doing so before acting you can properly identify who and where you are and then find out what to do....

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Jordan Peterson On Goal Setting

If goals aren’t specified, the person will wander around in life with a dull ache of continued hopelessness and a vague sense of failure.

Refusing to acknowledge an issue is an issue in itsel...

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Using Self-Criticism As a Life Improvement Tool

If you have your internal critic under control, use it to your advantage. The critic should look at internal and external imperfections and identify what can be fixed and what cannot.

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Jordan Peterson On Self-Criticism

We can’t ever know all the factors that led to an outcome and by comparing ourselves to others in any domain we do so as if we could. This arrogance leads to conclusions that are unrealistic, and t...

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We all contribute to the outcomes of life. Once we understand the outcomes, it becomes our responsibility to nudge them towards more stable and beneficial situations.

Peterson believes...

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The human body telegraphs the state of its mind to the world. If a person slouches, they present themselves as defeated. However, if a person stands up straight, it means they may have ta...

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Dr. Jordan B. Peterson

Is a Canadian clinical psychologist, cultural critic, and professor of psychology. He has taught at Harvard and the University of Toronto and is an accomplished scientist on the psychology f...

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Lewis Carroll

“If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there.”

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Jordan Peterson

"To stand up straight with your shoulders back is to accept the terrible responsibility of life, with eyes wide open. It means deciding to voluntarily transform the chaos of potential into the r...

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