Jiu-Jitsu Letter


”He who lives without folly is not as wise as he thinks.” –François de La Rochefoucauld

”I think it’s my job to risk looking foolish. One of the things I’ve learned from the actors I’ve worked with is you don’t get something for nothing. If you don’t risk looking foolish, you’ll never do anything special." —Ethan Hawke

“If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid." —Epictetus

“Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.” —Steve Jobs

“Dare to wear the foolish clown face." —Frank Sinatra

“It’s simple. To be a learner, you’ve got to be willing to be a fool.” —George Leonard

”I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times, I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. “ –Michael Jordan (Nike ad)

“You will need: curiosity, kindness, stamina, a willingness to look stupid.” —Austin Kleon

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