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44 Inspirational Neil Strauss Quotes (THE TRUTH)

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“In life, people tend to wait for good things to come to them. And by waiting, they miss out. Usually, what you wish for doesn’t fall in your lap; it falls somewhere nearby, and you have to recognize it, stand up, and put in the time and work it takes to get to it. This isn’t because the universe is cruel. It’s because the universe is smart. It has its own cat-string theory and knows we don’t appreciate things that fall into our laps.”

Neil Strauss
Without commitment, you cannot have depth in anything, whether it's a relationship, a business or a hobby.
Without commitment, you cannot have depth in anything, whether it’s a relationship, a business or a hobby.
It's not enough to just be yourself. You must be your best self.
It’s not enough to just be yourself. You must be your best self.
If there was anything I'd learned, it's that the man never chooses the woman. All he can do is give her an opportunity to choose him.
If there was anything I’d learned, it’s that the man never chooses the woman. All he can do is give her an opportunity to choose him.
They say that love is blind, but it's trauma that's blind. Love sees what is.
They say that love is blind, but it’s trauma that’s blind. Love sees what is.

“We have this idea that love is supposed to last forever. But love isn’t like that. It’s a free-flowing energy that comes and goes when it pleases. Sometimes, it stays for life; other times it stays for a second, a day, a month or a year. So don’t fear love when it comes simply because it makes you vulnerable. But don’t be surprised when it leaves either. Just be glad you had the opportunity to experience it.”

Neil Strauss
True endurance, I think, comes from the inside. It comes from motivation and belief in what you're doing.
True endurance, I think, comes from the inside. It comes from motivation and belief in what you’re doing.
One of the things I'd learned… was how to take a compliment. Just say, 'Thank you.' It's the only response a confident person can make.
One of the things I’d learned… was how to take a compliment. Just say, ‘Thank you.’ It’s the only response a confident person can make.
You have to build systems to protect against your lesser self.
You have to build systems to protect against your lesser self.
Attraction is not an option.
Attraction is not an option.

13 WiseNeil Strauss Quotes for Men (DATING ADVICE)

“A pick-up artist gave me a good piece of advice: the three most important things in a relationship are honesty, trust and respect, and if you don’t have those, you don’t have love.”

Neil Strauss
Never ask a woman if you may kiss her. Instead, learn to read body language.
Never ask a woman if you may kiss her. Instead, learn to read body language.

“Men are not dogs. We merely think we are and, on occasion, act as if we are. But, by believing in our nobler nature, women have the amazing power to inspire us to live up to it.”

Neil Strauss
Intimacy is sharing your reality with someone else and knowing you’re safe, and them being able to share their reality with you and also be safe.
Intimacy is sharing your reality with someone else and knowing you’re safe, and them being able to share their reality with you and also be safe.

“A lot of guys are very intimidated by an attractive woman, and they dehumanise her because our culture perceives beautiful women as commodities. But I think if you’re able walk up to a person and get to know them, and you see their flaws and their impurities, and realise that they’re like you, then you can humanise them again.”

Neil Strauss
To get a woman, you have to be willing to risk losing her.
To get a woman, you have to be willing to risk losing her.
While I am impulsive in many areas of my life, marriage is not one of them.
While I am impulsive in many areas of my life, marriage is not one of them.

“There are only so many ways to get rejected or ignored. It doesn’t hurt at all anymore because why should someone who’s a complete stranger have any control over your sense of selfworth?”

Neil Strauss
Fear makes you docile.
Fear makes you docile.
To win the game was to leave it.
To win the game was to leave it.

“I know that I need honesty from the people I interview. I also know that the truth is more interesting than made up stuff, and also, people don’t connect with you if you’re not honest.”

Neil Strauss
The person who is too smart to love is truly an idiot.
The person who is too smart to love is truly an idiot.
After all, everyone's favorite subject is themselves.
After all, everyone’s favorite subject is themselves.

3 Neil Strauss Quotes About Women

The good thing is that women have such high expectations of men that it inspires us to live up to them. That's what I learned about male-female relationships.
The good thing is that women have such high expectations of men that it inspires us to live up to them. That’s what I learned about male-female relationships.
A lot of women - not all of them, a lot of them - feel insecure about men being men.
A lot of women – not all of them, a lot of them – feel insecure about men being men.
If a woman has been married three years or more, you come to learn that she's usually easier to sleep with than a single woman.
If a woman has been married three years or more, you come to learn that she’s usually easier to sleep with than a single woman.

10 Inspirational Neil Strauss Quotes About Life

“A couple of kind words can not only make a person’s day, but earn you a friend and supporter for life. For the rest of the week, whenever you see someone you want to judge negatively, pay them a compliment instead. See what happens.”

Neil Strauss
In life, people tend to wait for good things to come to them. And by waiting, they miss out.
In life, people tend to wait for good things to come to them. And by waiting, they miss out.
How you do anything is how you do everything.
How you do anything is how you do everything.
The strong live off the weak and the clever live off the strong.
The strong live off the weak and the clever live off the strong.

“Because, all too often, the things that we’re the most resistant to are precisely what we need. And the things we’re most scared to let go of are exactly the ones we most need to relinquish.”

Neil Strauss
Fame won't make you feel any better about yourself.
Fame won’t make you feel any better about yourself.
A rich man doesn't need to tell you he's rich.
A rich man doesn’t need to tell you he’s rich.

“One of the reasons I became a writer is that, unlike starting a band, directing movies, or acting in a theatrical production, you can do it alone. Your success and failure depend entirely on yourself.”

Neil Strauss
Beauty is common but what’s rare is a great energy and outlook on life.
Beauty is common but what’s rare is a great energy and outlook on life.
Life is more fun when you open your mouth.
Life is more fun when you open your mouth.

8 Neil Strauss Quotes that Will Make You Think

“I’ve never trusted collaborations, because most people in this world are not closers. They don’t finish what they start; they don’t live what they dream; they sabotage their own progress because they’re afraid they won’t find what they seek.”

Neil Strauss
Lying is about controlling someone else’s reality, hoping that what they don’t know won’t hurt you.
Lying is about controlling someone else’s reality, hoping that what they don’t know won’t hurt you.
Men are a hundred times worse than you can imagine. We are thinking the worst, shallowest thoughts, all the time.
Men are a hundred times worse than you can imagine. We are thinking the worst, shallowest thoughts, all the time.
That’s how hatred is created: two different groups, each insisting they’re on the moral high ground.
That’s how hatred is created: two different groups, each insisting they’re on the moral high ground.

“We’re just fragile machines programmed with a false sense of our own importance. And every now and then the universe sends a reminder that we don’t really matter to it…”

Neil Strauss
The sins of the parents are the destinies of their children. Unless the children wake up and do something about it.
The sins of the parents are the destinies of their children. Unless the children wake up and do something about it.
In this life, we don't meet many people who truly love us, who accept us for who we are, who put us before themselves.
In this life, we don’t meet many people who truly love us, who accept us for who we are, who put us before themselves.

“For all the self-improvement books I had read, I still wasn’t above shallow validation-seeking. None of us were. That’s why we were in the game. Sex wasn’t about getting our rocks off; it was about being accepted.”

Neil Strauss

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