Chris Guillebeau is an American author, blogger, speaker and modern-day explorer. He is also a New York Times bestselling author known for his The Art of Non-Conformity blog and books.

Born in 1978, Chris is a graduate of Athens State University and the University of Washington. From 2002-2006, Chris volunteered with Mercy Ships, a medical charity, in West Africa.

At the age of 35, Chris spent years working to travel to every country in the world. He visited a total of 193 countries and the last one was in April 2013.

Chris published his first book, The Art of Non-Conformity following the success of the blog. His book was translated into more than thirty languages and he stated that all proceeds from the book will be donated to Charity:Water.

Chris’ second book The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future was published in 2012 which reached number 6th in its respective category on the New York Times’ bestseller list. His second book sells more than 700,000 copies worldwide.

In 2014, Chris published his third book, The Happiness of Pursuit. His fourth book,  Born For This was published  in 2016. His newest book, The Money Tree is all about finding fortune in your own backyard.

Chris maintains a blog at  Anderson Cooper 360 and has written for Business Week. He also speaks every year at dozens of events, companies, organizations, and universities.

Below are some of Chris Guillebeau personal quotes and some are from his best selling books that will motivate you towards success.

Best Chris Guillebeau Quotes

“Don’t think innovation, think usefulness.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Why travel – because the world was meant to be experienced, not imagined.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Every day is an adventure.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Spend as little money as possible and make as much money as you can.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Spend only on things that have a direct relationship to sales.” – Chris Guillebeau

“The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Don’t try to explain everything, but do tell a few good stories.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Everyone dies but not everyone truly lives.” – Chris Guillebeau

“shows that we enjoy planning a vacation as much as taking the vacation. Anticipation is a powerful force.” – Chris Guillebeau

“You can do more than you think” – Chris Guillebeau

“Passive Income: It’s not just about real estate” – Chris Guillebeau

“Jump in with both feet. Stop making excuses.” – Chris Guillebeau

“If you don’t know what you’re doing, it’s easy to get frustrated and give up.” – Chris Guillebeau

“The awareness of our own mortality can keep us focused. Eyes on the prize!” – Chris Guillebeau

“A hustler represents the ideal combination: work and talk fused together.” – Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau Motivational Quotes

“In the long-term, security comes from an asset you create or acquire, not a position in someone else’s asset.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Wherever you are in life, however old you are, begin thinking about every day as the first day of your life.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Some people think self-employment is risky, but the real risk lies in deriving your security from an external source.” – Chris Guillebeau

“To truly live without regrets, pay attention. Ask yourself hard questions and see where they lead. Do I really want this job? Is this relationship right for me? If I could do anything, would it be what I’m doing today … or something different?” – Chris Guillebeau

“Instead of convincing people who are opposed to your message, spend your time finding people who are already predisposed to it.” – Chris Guillebeau

“I know if I missed a day and nothing happened, then it would be much easier to miss another day. Pretty soon I wouldn’t have much of a schedule, and then I’d have less motivation. It’s a downward spiral that I want to avoid, so I keep the schedule sacred.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Old-school marketing is based on persuasion; new marketing is based on invitation.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Always focus on what you can add or take away to improve someone’s life … and then prepare to get paid.” – Chris Guillebeau

“student and an ambitious Washington, D.C., career climber. By the time she started college, she already had the goal of big career achievement in mind. From the top of her class at the University of Virginia School of Law, she went on” – Chris Guillebeau

“What if you save for 40 years, putting off all kinds of opportunities, then get hit by a bus the day before retirement? Better to plan for the future while also living in the present.” – Chris Guillebeau

“A good plan allows for plenty of spontaneity and room for change – but without a plan at all, it’s difficult to work toward something significant over time.” – Chris Guillebeau

“I’ve taken off for long runs in dozens of world cities without a map or any knowledge of the local language.” – Chris Guillebeau

“If you’re not ready to run 250 marathons in a year, you can still pursue a quest.” – Chris Guillebeau

“There’s an obsession factor with many quests. When you wake up at night consumed by your idea, that’s when you’ve found a quest.” – Chris Guillebeau

“The outside world judges our actions based almost entirely on results–even though the results aren’t always up to us.” – Chris Guillebeau

“FIND WHAT TROUBLES YOU ABOUT THE WORLD, THEN FIX IT FOR THE REST OF US.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Undertake a quest or any long, challenging project, and you won’t come out of it the same.” – Chris Guillebeau

“When discontent sets in it’s time to make some changes. In a world where so much is possible, yet so many people are unhappy, there has to be another way.” – Chris Guillebeau

“The mantra of the traveler is to make peace with waiting. The mantra of the quester is to keep moving forward. Whatever it takes, whether facing an immense challenge or spirit-sapping tedium, just keep making progress.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Do you have an idea you can explain in very simple language? Is your idea feasible, profitable, and persuasive? Is it clear how the idea will make money? When you think about the idea, does it make you feel excited?” – Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau Inspirational Quotes

“The most important thing about art is to work. Nothing else matters except sitting down every day and trying.” So, too, for a quest. The most important thing is continuing to make progress.” – Chris Guillebeau

“If you want to make every day an adventure, all you have to do is prioritize adventure. It has to become more important than routine.” – Chris Guillebeau

“If you’ve ever felt a strange sense of sadness or alienation, there’s a potential way out of the confusion- just shift this feeling into a sense of purpose. It’s not about happiness, although happiness often results from doing something you love. Instead, it’s about challenge and fulfillment, finding the perfect combination of striving and achievement that comes from reaching a big goal.” – Chris Guillebeau

“the person who says something is impossible should not interrupt the person who is doing it.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Everyone is busy, yet we all have access to the same amount of time.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Understanding your customer is critical. Again, if you think that what you’re making is for ‘everyone,’ your odds of success are very low.” – Chris Guillebeau

“If you’re trying to run progressively longer distances, all you need to do is run halfway in one direction. One way or another, you have to get back!” – Chris Guillebeau

“Don’t just do something “fun.” Find a way to create structure around a project and build in a timeline.” – Chris Guillebeau

“build in a timeline.   Connect your skills and interests with an extended challenge—such as visiting every basilica, or cooking nearly two hundred unique meals.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Charles Bukowski once said that endurance was more important than truth.” – Chris Guillebeau

“What’s the difference between a hobby and a quest? You can stop thinking about a hobby, but a quest becomes a total fascination.” – Chris Guillebeau

“If I needed money, I learned to think in terms of how I could get what I needed by making something and selling it, not by cutting costs elsewhere or working for someone else.” – Chris Guillebeau

“It’s not that I had no experience; I just had a different kind of experience. I wasn’t an entrepreneur before, but I was a shopper. I knew what I wanted, and it didn’t exist, so I built it.” – Chris Guillebeau

“You must believe that your quest can be successful, even if no one else does. You can deal with setbacks, misadventures, and even disasters as long as you still believe you can overcome the hardships and see your way to the end.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Every good goal has a deadline” – Chris Guillebeau

“You can’t achieve anything deeply satisfying without a drawn-out process leading up to it- and yet process demands a goal. You can’t love one without at least appreciating the other.” – Chris Guillebeau

“There’s no rehab program for being addicted to freedom. Once you’ve seen what it’s like on the other side, good luck trying to follow someone else’s rules ever again.” – Chris Guillebeau

“The long, slow grind of working toward something is all about loving the process. If you don’t love the process, the grind is tough.” – Chris Guillebeau

“limitations force you to think differently about challenges and lead to better innovations and ideas.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Your identity isn’t tied to a job; your identity is who you really are.” – Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau Quotes on Business

“The nuance comes from the idea that passion plus good business sense creates an actual business.” – Chris Guillebeau

“The next step is to transfer your passion into a business model.” – Chris Guillebeau

“if you’re going to operate your business on the road, you’ll need to learn to think about your business as much as you think about being on the road.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Many aspiring business owners make two common, related mistakes: thinking too much about where to get money to start their project and thinking too little about where the business income will come from.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Business opportunities are like buses; there’s always another one coming.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Always return to the all-important value question: How can you help people more? After their big launch, Adam and Karol went back to their own businesses and active lives. Adam used part of his proceeds” – Chris Guillebeau

“it’s usually better to highlight a core benefit of your business instead of a descriptive feature.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Many business owners talk about their work in terms of the features it offers, but it’s much more powerful to talk about the benefits customers receive. A feature is descriptive; a benefit is emotional.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Compared with working just to make a living, it’s much easier to do what you love and get paid for it. You just have to find the right passion, the right audience, and the right business model.” – Chris Guillebeau

“People follow you (or your business) because that’s what they’re interested in—you.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Talk about yourself and your business. Really. If people don’t like what you do or say, they can unfollow you, but chances are that you’ll gain far more followers than you lose.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Plan as you go” to respond to the changing needs of your customers but launch your business as soon as possible, with a bias toward action.” – Chris Guillebeau

“To start a business, you need three things: a product or service, a group of people willing to pay for it, and a way to get paid. Everything else is completely optional.” – Chris Guillebeau

“People have the expectation that you’re now very wise, that you’ve somehow acquired the knowledge of a thousand civilizations merely by passing through as a sojourner. Thay expect you to return with a sense of altered perspective and something profound to share.” – Chris Guillebeau

“New technology or opportunity. When everyone started using smart phones, new markets cropped up for app developers, case manufacturers, and so on. But the obvious answer isn’t the only one: Makers of nice journals and paper notebooks also saw an uptick in sales, perhaps in part because of customers who didn’t want everything in their lives to be electronic.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Finding the work you were meant to do is rarely a linear journey. It’s a process of exploring many little twists and turns that lead us to the place we ultimately belong. THE WINNING” – Chris Guillebeau

“Contrary to conventional wisdom, success in entrepreneurship isn’t necessarily related to being the best at any particular activity.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Don’t let yourself get distracted from the two things that matter the most for your side hustle: the benefit for customers, and the income for you. Spend at least 10 percent more time on each of these” – Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau Quotes on Success

“The best time to start was last year. Failing that, today will do.” – Chris Guillebeau

“If plan A fails, remember there are 25 more letters.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Often when we ask for advice, we don’t really want advice – we want someone to say: That’s great! Go for it!” – Chris Guillebeau

“If you want to achieve the unimaginable, you start by imagining it.” – Chris Guillebeau

“If consensus is overrated, I think balance is too. I have no interest in living a balanced life. I want a life of adventure.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Don’t try to be fearless or pretend you aren’t impacted by fear. Just try to prevent fear from making your decisions for you.” – Chris Guillebeau

“The right time to leave the best job is right before you get tired of it.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Courage comes through achievement but also through attempt.” – Chris Guillebeau

“It’s better to be at the bottom of the ladder you want to climb than to be on the top of one you don’t” – Chris Guillebeau

“If you’re worried about life-work balance, something is probably wrong with your life or your work. Instead of agonizing over balance, get excited and create change.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Pursue meaningful adventures.” – Chris Guillebeau

“If you look at really successful people, it seems pretty clear that they are doing something they were born to do. That they have this aptitude for, they take a lot of joy in their work, but then it’s also something that’s sustainable, and something that they are really good at.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately generate into hard work.” – Chris Guillebeau

“We must purposefully create a life of gratitude if we want to be fully alive.” – Chris Guillebeau

“If you’re trying to build a microbusiness and you begin your efforts by helping people, you’re on the right track.” – Chris Guillebeau

“In the battle between planning and action, action wins.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Set your own rules.” – Chris Guillebeau

“It’s a lonely road for those of us who choose to be remarkable, and the path of convention can sometimes be appealing. That path is paved with safe lives, middle of the road monotony, and little chance of failure. But where’s the fun in being like everyone else out there?” – Chris Guillebeau

“It’s completely possible to start on a very low budget without hindering the odds of success.” – Chris Guillebeau

What do you really want to get out of life? #2 What can you offer the world that no one else can.”  – Chris Guillebeau

“Let’s embrace more of life, not less. Balanced people don’t change the world, and I’d rather spend my time feeling worn out from meaningful activities and projects.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Select the job title you want, don’t choose existing ones.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Instead of reflecting on the past, predict the future.” – Chris Guillebeau

“The person who is waiting for something to turn up might start with their shirt sleeves.” – Chris Guillebeau

“If you make your business about helping others, you’ll always have plenty of work.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Unreasonable, unrealistic, and impractical are all words used to marginalize a person or idea that fails to conform with conventionally expected standards.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Never despise small beginnings, and don’t belittle your own accomplishments. Remember them and use them as inspiration as you go on to the next thing. When you venture outside your comfort zone, wherever the starting point may be, it’s kind of a big deal.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Give yourself permission to do what you’ve always wanted to do.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Inspiration is good but inspiration combined with action is so much better.” – Chris Guillebeau

“The life that awaits you is the opposite of fate. It’s waiting for you to decide whether you’ll be average or remarkable.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Say yes to everything you’re excited about or afraid of.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Without the edge, life’s boring, if you’re doing something that’s definitely achievable with 100% success, where’s the draw in that?” – Chris Guillebeau

“When passion and skill work together, the end result is often a masterpiece.” – Chris Guillebeau

“You don’t have to live your life the way other people expect you to.” – Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau Quotes on Dreams

“Ask yourself ‘What if’ questions. What if I actually pursued that dream or idea? What if I made that big change? Discontent can be a source of growth and inspiration.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Regret is what you should fear the most. If something is going to keep you awake at night, let it be the fear of not following your dreams.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Many people trade their dream for a car payment.” – Chris Guillebeau

“I’ve just grown from a boy with an inclination into a man with a focus. It all started with a dream, but then I followed that dream. Following the dream made all the difference.” – Chris Guillebeau

“dreams tend to grow as you pursue them.” – Chris Guillebeau

NOT EVERYONE NEEDS TO BELIEVE IN YOUR DREAM, BUT YOU DO.” – Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau Quotes on Choices

“Many people are uncomfortable with change and different ideas, and they’ll work hard at rationalizing their own choices when they come across someone who has made different ones.” – Chris Guillebeau

“We often feel paralyzed by choice and make no choice. But the thing is, no choice is a choice. If you’re not doing something about it, you’re doing something about it.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Your possibilities are unlimited, but it all begins with the choice to think differently.” – Chris Guillebeau

“The choices we make now affect the opportunities available in the future.” – Chris Guillebeau

“The new reality is that working at a job may be the far riskier choice.” – Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau Quotes on Decisions

“Always revisit your decisions in the light of new knowledge and information. Don’t be afraid to change.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Many of us live our lives out of the fear of what other people think of us. We’re waiting for someone to give us a permission slip that tells us it’s OK to be ourselves. Don’t try to be fearless or pretend you aren’t impacted by fear. Just try to prevent fear from making your decisions for you.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Embracing new things often requires us to embrace our fears, however trivial they may seem. You deal with fear not by pretending it doesn’t exist, but by refusing to give it decision-making authority.” – Chris Guillebeau

“In fact, the wrong way to decide on pricing is to think about how much time it took to make it or how much your time is” – Chris Guillebeau

“Sometimes, deciding not to pursue a promising project or deliberately turning away business is one of the most powerful things you can do.” – Chris Guillebeau

“In deciding what to sell, the best approach is to sell what people buy—in other words, think more about what people really want than about what you think they need” – Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau Quotes on Failing

“The lesson, as he explains it: ‘If I fail more than you do, I win. Built into this notion is the ability to keep playing. If you get to keep playing, sooner or later you’re gonna make it succeed. The people who lose are the ones who don’t fail at all, or the ones who fail so big they don’t get to play again.” – Chris Guillebeau

“If you’re trying to do something new, you may feel uncomfortable with the idea of starting, or you may worry that your idea won’t be accepted by everyone. One way to ‘get over it’ is to learn to become comfortable with failure.” – Chris Guillebeau

“I might fail, but I’d never forgive myself if I didn’t try.” – Chris Guillebeau

“When we really get serious about our insecurities, we usually find that three specific fears emerge: the fear of failure, the fear of success, and the fear of change.” – Chris Guillebeau

“There’s no fail proof method; in fact, failure is often the best teacher.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Biggest successes have the biggest failures behind them.” – Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau Quotes on Giving

“So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future.” – Chris Guillebeau

“When you’ve given everything you have in pursuit of something great, it’s hard to toss off a few quick sentences on “what it’s like”.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Embracing new things often requires us to embrace our fears, however trivial they may seem.” – Chris Guillebeau

“business succeeds only when it provides real value to clients.” – Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau Quotes on Life

“Lesson: When you sense discontent, pay attention. The answer isn’t always ‘go for it’ (though often it is), but you shouldn’t neglect the stirring. Properly examined, feelings of unease can lead to a new life of purpose.” – Chris Guillebeau

“If you could do anything at all without regard to time or money, what would it be?” – Chris Guillebeau

“I want to make my life worthwhile,’ one woman said. ‘I consider myself an instrument, and if I don’t put myself to work for the greatest possible good, I’ll feel like I wasted a chance that will never return.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Before beginning, take the time to count the cost. Understanding exactly what you need to do, and then finding a way to do it, makes a quest much more feasible.” – Chris Guillebeau

“If you’re doing something you love, it doesn’t matter that it’s challenging. You can keep going for a long time as long as you’re motivated—just make sure you choose the right starting point.” – Chris Guillebeau

“As crazy as it may have seemed to some people, I was out in the world, doing something I loved. Life was good.” – Chris Guillebeau

“I knew it was something that I needed to do for myself. If I didn’t do it, I would always wonder about what could have been.” – Chris Guillebeau

“I want to be remembered as a person who wasn’t afraid to start things.” – Chris Guillebeau

“If you’ve ever thought of changing the world, if you’ve ever said to yourself, ‘There must be more to life than this,’ you’re not the only one.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Any given moment can change your life. For some people it’s a conversation that opens the doors of possibility: a new business opportunity, perhaps, or a new relationship. For others it’s the sudden shift in perspective: I don’t have to live like this anymore.”

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“Things suffer. I get less sleep than I should…I don’t give my family enough time. It’s a constant tug-of-war between competing interests in my life. I deal with it the best I can and try to roll with the tension as best I can.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Do work your butt off for a couple years if that’s how long it’ll take for you to get there. Easy projects aren’t quests, they’re holidays from real life. Any real trial will challenge you to the core. Acknowledge that and fight like hell to keep working through it!” – Chris Guillebeau

“Why should you consider a quest? Because your life is good, but you don’t feel completely fulfilled. You long for a challenge that requires you to develop new muscles and acquire new skills, and if you’re willing to work for it, you can find it … or perhaps even better, you can create it for yourself.” – Chris Guillebeau

“A quest can bring purpose and meaning to your life,” – Chris Guillebeau

“We tend to judge risk based on outcome—but the outcome isn’t always up to us.   Life itself is risky. Choose your own risk level.” – Chris Guillebeau

“I’d rather regret something I did than wish I had done something (but sat it out due to fear or other commitments). Let’s embrace more of life, not less. Balanced people don’t change the world, and I’d rather spend my time feeling worn out from meaningful activities and projects.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Ultimately assessments of a quest’s worthiness depend on the result. Sometimes life itself is risky. There are few goals worth pursuing that are totally risk free.” – Chris Guillebeau

“If you’re stuck in the cage, it’s time to smash the glass around you and crawl your way out. You don’t need anyone’s permission to climb the ladder, and you don’t need to apologize for escaping. If the sleepwalking life is the “real world” of the unremarkably average, the clear alternative is the living world of adventure.” – Chris Guillebeau

“The concept of deferred gratification, or sacrificing now to save for the future, can be helpful in setting aside money in a retirement account for old age. It can also serve as an effective rationalization for life avoidance.” – Chris Guillebeau

“People say that what we’re seeking is a meaning for life,” he began before clarifying, “I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. What we seek is an experience of being alive.” – Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau Quotes on The $100 Startup

“Don’t waste your time living someone else’s life.” – Chris Guillebeau

“value is created when a person makes something useful and shares it with the world.” – Chris Guillebeau

“think more about what people really want than about what you think they need.” – Chris Guillebeau

“To succeed in a business project, especially one you’re excited about, it helps to think carefully about all the skills you have that could be helpful to others and particularly about the combination of those skills.” – Chris Guillebeau

“As you begin to think like an entrepreneur, you’ll notice that business ideas can come from anywhere.” – Chris Guillebeau

“In the future, marketing will be like sex: Only the losers pay for it.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Find out what people want, and find a way to give it to them. Give them the fish!” – Chris Guillebeau

“Ask three questions for every idea: a. How would I get paid with this idea? b. How much would I get paid from this idea? c. Is there a way I could get paid more than once?” – Chris Guillebeau

“Value means helping people. If you’re trying to build a microbusiness and you begin your efforts by helping people, you’re on the right track. When you get stuck, ask yourself: How can I give more value? Or more simply: How can I help my customers more?” – Chris Guillebeau

“Style with substance = impact” – Chris Guillebeau

“The missing piece is that you usually don’t get paid for your hobby itself; you get paid for helping other people pursue the hobby or for something indirectly related to it.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Passion or skill + usefulness = success” – Chris Guillebeau

“You can start your own affiliate program very easily (a four-step startup guide is available for free at 100startup.com),” – Chris Guillebeau

“convergence represents the intersection between something you especially like to do or are good at doing (preferably both) and what other people are also interested in.” – Chris Guillebeau

“val-ue: something desirable and of worth, created through exchange or effort” – Chris Guillebeau

“When all else fails, ask yourself how you can help people more.” – Chris Guillebeau

“This book is for: those who take action and those who provide the inspiration” – Chris Guillebeau

“What if you could have the same freedom to set your own schedule and determine your own priorities? Good news: Freedom is possible. More good news: Freedom isn’t something to be envisioned in the vaguely distant future—the future is now.” – Chris Guillebeau

“quest for personal freedom lies in the pursuit of value for others.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Bringing the first two ideas together, here is the not-so-secret recipe for microbusiness alchemy: Passion or skill + usefulness = success” – Chris Guillebeau

“Use the process of skill transformation to think about all the things you’re good at, not just the obvious ones.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Entrepreneurs are not necessarily risk takers; it’s just that they define risk and security differently from the way other people do.” – Chris Guillebeau

Quotes about Chris Guillebeau Books

“Discontent is the first necessity of progress. – THOMAS A. EDISON

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader. – JOHN QUINCY ADAMS

“Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: you have no one to blame. – ERICA JONG

“A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.” – JOHN LE CARRÉ

“Good things happen to those who hustle.” – ANAÏS NIN

“Do one thing every day that scares you. – ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. – DALE CARNEGIE

“Always do what you are afraid to do. – RALPH WALDO EMERSON

“The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind.” – MAYA ANGELOU

“One can resist the invasion of an army, but one cannot resist the invasion of ideas. – VICTOR HUGO

“In this world, there are things you can only do alone, and things you can only do with somebody else. It’s important to combine the two in just the right amount. – HARUKI MURAKAMI

“The most subversive people are those who ask questions. – JOSTEIN GAARDER

“Business opportunities are like buses; there’s always another one coming.” – RICHARD BRANSON

“I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.” – WINSTON CHURCHILL

“Some people are called to be a good friend. You have to be the best at whatever you are called at. Whatever you do. You ought to be the best at it— highly skilled. It’s about confidence, not arrogance.” – Bob Dylan

Famous Chris Guillebeau Quotes

“What do the best stand-up comics have in common? They’re driven by obsession. The obsession with continuously refining a small thing can be a quest of its own.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Our past may be somewhat responsible for defining who we are at present, but it does not need to define our future.” – Chris Guillebeau

“To be creative, “get in the box”—create structure and routine that allows you to keep working.” – Chris Guillebeau

“sometimes what people say they want and what they actually want are different things.” – Chris Guillebeau

“An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.” – Chris Guillebeau

“the secret to a meaningful new career was directly related to making people feel good about themselves.” – Chris Guillebeau

“We choose to embrace a quest, and we choose to live for adventure.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Welcome to the strange new world of micro-entrepreneurship.” – Chris Guillebeau

“it’s always better to start from where you are than to wait for everything to be perfect.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Empowering others is our greatest marketing effort,” – Chris Guillebeau

“It’s less about how I find time and more about why I find time. You’ll always find time for things that have a strong enough reason.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Understanding exactly what you need to do and then finding a way to do it, makes a quest much more feasible.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Your comfort zone may be more like a cage you can’t escape from than a safe place you can retreat to.” – Chris Guillebeau

“WHAT YOU DON’T DO DOESN’T MATTER.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Remember, it’s not just a numbers game. It’s about managing your risk by picking the right numbers in the first place.” – Chris Guillebeau

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Chris Guillebeau is an American author, blogger, speaker and modern-day explorer. He is also a New York Times bestselling author known for his The Art of Non-Conformity blog and books.

At the age of 35, Chris Guillebeau spent years working to travel to every country in the world. He visited a total of 193 countries and the last one was in April 2013.

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