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#1. If you knew what you wanted to be when you were 6 years old - great! If you have no idea what you want to be, that's OK! - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#2. A lot of people in my generation don't seem to get that you have to work your way up. I don't care if filing invoices is beneath you. If you don't do it, who do you think is going to? Your boss? Nope. That's why she hired you. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#3. I've probably spent more time than any other brand reading every last comment. To listen to people the way you're able to online is very powerful. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#4. I wanted to live spontaneously and to find myself in wild places, with wild people, and have wild times. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#5. If I, and this book, have anything to prove, it's that when you believe in yourself, other people will believe in you, too. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#6. It takes a special kind of stubbornness to succeed as an entrepreneur - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#7. When I was 22, I wasn't too proud to do anything. I was taking out trash, buying stinky vintage clothes, and pulling gross Kleenex out of the pockets. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#8. Bet on yourself. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#9. Success is about playing to your strengths. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#10. There are secret opportunities hidden inside every failure. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#11. Creativity and business acumen don't always go hand in hand. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#12. I am still a lover of paper books. One of my first jobs was in a bookstore, and I still like to be able to write in a margin and feel the paper. Once inside of a digital device, I end up losing things. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#13. You create the world, blink by blink. It is entirely yours to discover and yours to create. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#14. confidence to define success and failure for herself who succeeds. These words were not invented for an incremental life. "Success" and "failure" serve a world that is black-and-white. And as I said before, it's all just kinda gray. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#15. Create your own job. Become the master of what you do. Fully imerse yourself in your culter. Be humble. You are never above having to pack boxes. Never forget where you came from. And always be polite. Good old-fashioned manners can get you very far. -Jenne Lomardo - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#16. My days of being the tardy employee at the record store gave me a cultural and musical understanding that was more unique than if I'd just listened to garbage-y pop on the radio my entire life. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#17. Figure out what you love doing and don't suck at, then try to figure out how to make a living doing that! Don't be scared. We're all going to die, it's just a question of when and how - so - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#18. Some of the best things that I ever sold on Ebay, I bought on Ebay - just for way less. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#19. A typical day for me involves a lot of meetings. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#20. Sometimes the expectation of being inspired in one specific way may close you off to the actual inspiration. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#21. Don't ever grow up.
Don't become a bore. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#22. A great mantra to have, whether you're breaking up with your boyfriend or you lose your job, or something changes that you didn't anticipate - which is a fact of life, and very much a fact of running a business - is: 'I was OK before this, I will be OK after this.' - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#23. I got along as well with the cool kids as I did with the nerds. That spirit of forced tourism, along with my quickly learned survival mechanisms, eventually also made it easy to jump from job to job. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#24. The modern girl is less concerned with everything being a brand name. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#25. Abandon anything in your life and habits that might be holding you back. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#26. It's the beauty of the Web. You can pretend to be anything you want. But people figure out pretty quick if you don't live up to it. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#27. ..we control our thoughts and our thoughts control our lives. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#28. Now, I'm not trying to give every slacker a free pass to cut class and head straight to Burger King, but I do think we should acknowledge that school isn't for everyone. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#29. It's cool to be kind. It's cool to be weird. It's cool to be honest and to be secure with yourself. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#30. Cruising down Sunset Boulevard with the Cramps blasting and palm trees silhouetted by the neon signs of strip clubs can sometimes repair the worst of moods. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#31. I believe that there is a silver lining in everything, and once you begin to see it, you'll need sunglasses to combat the glare. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#32. Treat your mind like your money; don't waste it. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#33. True success lies in knowing your weaknesses and playing to your strengths - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#34. It's just recognizing the fact that we control our thoughts and our thoughts control our lives. This is an extremely simple, totally straightforward concept, but for a lot of people, it's so alien that it might as well be magic. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#35. Owning your style takes some effort, and it's okay to expend effort on how you look. Putting in effort is exactly what you should be doing. You should get dressed for your life. I don't care if the only place you have to go is the post office. Get dressed, #girlboss, and let your freak flag fly. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#36. When you're applying for jobs, it's best to be employed while doing it. You want the world to know that you're not lollygagging between gigs, but instead have a lot of choices in front of you and are actively charting your own path. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#37. I'm telling you that you don't have to choose between smart and sexy. You can have both. You are both. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#38. decided then that I don't want to spend time thinking about things that I don't want to have a place in my life. You have to kick people out of your head as forcefully as you'd kick someone out of your house if you didn't want them to be there. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#39. The only thing I smoke is my competition - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#40. The best wisdom is earned through experience, particularly mistakes. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#41. I was terrified and confused every day of my life until I started Nasty Gal, and for a good while after as well. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#42. In San Francisco my friends and I picked a decade and stuck with it. We listened to old music, drove old cars, and wore old clothes. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#43. My philosophy is that you sell things for more than you bought them. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#44. We trusted our instincts, and stuck to the two tenets of my philosophy: Sell things for more than you pay for them, and save more than you spend. Simple, yes, but that is the philosophy that ultimately led to a really big business. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#45. There are a lot of parents who've come to me and said about their daughters, 'Oh my God, she's 21, she's totally flailing. Your story gives me hope.' I put my mom through that. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#46. At age four I was a camera. I took pictures with my eyes. I framed my photo within my vision and blinked my eyes to snap the shutter of my memory. Since that time, I've been impersonating inanimate objects at every opportunity. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#47. I can show up at a Goldman Sachs conference wearing a Judas Priest T-shirt - and I have - while everyone else is wearing the same dress. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#48. Confidence is more attractive than anything you could put on your body. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#49. I've been wondering for a while now if the CEO role is one that I want - and the one that I'm best at. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#50. Getting fired was always a big deal to me. It's a bit like having someone break up with you. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#51. You're not bossy, you're the boss. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#52. Focus on the positive things in your life and you'll be shocked at how many more positive things start happening - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#53. wear. If you start listening, you should find that your heart has known what's up all along. This - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#54. positive things start happening. But before you start to think you just got lucky, remember that it's magic, and you made it yourself. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#55. And the shitty jobs made the good ones more meaningful. Most people don't land their dream job right out of the gate, which means we all have to start somewhere. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#56. I think many people go to business school and learn ways to play it safe, ensuring that they avoid some of the pain that entrepreneurs endure while taking less calculated risks. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#57. Knowing when to speak up and when to shut up will get you very far not only in business, but in life. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#58. Chaos magic is the idea that a particular set of beliefs serves as an active force in the world. In other words, we choose what and how we believe, and our beliefs are tools that we then use to make things happen ... or not. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#59. Living a comfortable life can allow you the psychic space needed to focus on other, often bigger, things and when you treat your possessions as emblems of your hard work, they inherit a meaning that transcends the objects themselves. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#60. The most important thing to do is to take risks. The risks are where breakthroughs happen, and big shifts take you to new places and create opportunities. They can be really scary and intimidating, but that means it is taking you out of your comfort zone. All designers look at life through a - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#61. I think it's important that everyone understands that there's no real prescription to having an awesome life. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#62. Sometimes in the world, there's such pressure to follow a certain path that we forget the importance of learning as we go. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#63. When you approach everything as if it's a big, fun experiment, then it's not that big of a deal if things don't work out. If the plan changes, that can be even better. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#64. Cash Is King Money is a guarantee that we may have what we want in the future. Though we need nothing at the moment it insures the possibility of satisfying a new desire when it arises. - Artistotle - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#65. EBay gave me the framework to discover I was an e-commerce entrepreneur. I touched everything, from shipping to logistics. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#66. Generally I like other people to fire, because it's always a lousy task. - Donald Trump Sadly, - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#67. This ensures that when I'm bogged down with day-to-day bureaucracy and details, I don't lose sight of what I really want. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#68. Making small talk about what someone is wearing is just another form of unsolicited feedback. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#69. There's no 'Chutes and Ladders' in life. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#70. You can work for other people and still be a #GIRLBOSS; it's more about a state of mind and knowing yourself well enough to know when you're making decisions for yourself or because the world expects them of you. And guess what? It's okay to do that sometimes, too. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#71. When your time spent making money is significantly greater than your time spent spending money, you will be amazed at how much you can save without even really thinking about it. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#72. It's unfortunate that school is so often regarded as a one-size-fits-all kind of deal. And if it doesn't fit, you're treated as if there is something wrong with you; so it is you, not the system, which is failing. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#73. Clothing is ultimately the suit of armor in which we battle the world. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#74. I would say I'm a boss who's learning, and I hope people have the patience for the fact that I'm learning along the way because that's a tough thing. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#75. No amount of money can buy you style. Having good style takes thought, creativity, confidence, self-awareness, even sometimes a little bit of work. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#76. If you're dreaming big, #GIRLBOSS, don't be discouraged if you have to start small. It worked for me. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#77. The first thing I ever sold online was stolen. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#78. Money looks better in the bank than on your feet. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#79. A lot of young people who I employ expect a raise after three months or expect not to have to put in more work than what's in their job description. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#80. I wrote '#GIRLBOSS' while running a $100 million-plus revenue business. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#81. What I know now is that nothing is universally boring - what's boring to you could be totally engaging to someone else. If you're bored and hating it, it's a big sign that you're most likely just in the wrong place. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#82. Keep reminding yourself over and over that this is what you want, and you'll soon find that the more you want, the less you're willing to put up with what you don't. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#83. I think I've just gotten really good at accessorizing personally. I've always been good at accessorizing other people, and intellectually, I've known how to accessorize, but I was pretty minimal personally - although I was wearing a ton of rings. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#84. My biggest weakness is that I'm a perfectionist, - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#85. Don't act like you've arrived when you're just receiving the invitation. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#86. If you believe that what you're doing will have positive results, it will - even if it's not immediately obvious. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#87. What I'm getting at here is that you can be entrepreneurial without being an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurial people are passionate about what they do, comfortable taking risks, and quick at moving on from failures. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#88. I often say my naivete early on in my career worked in my favor. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#89. When you owe money to people, you're always going to owe money to people, so you should take care of it as soon as possible. It doesn't go away just because you ignore it. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#90. Dive headfirst into things without being too attached to the results - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#91. A #GIRLBOSS is in charge of her own life. She gets what she wants because she works for it. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#92. I don't read fashion blogs all that much. I do read magazines, and I trust my friends' opinions, even though we all dress very differently. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#93. In Jason Fried's book Rework, he writes that one of the smartest investments a business can make is in hiring great writers, and I completely agree. No - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#94. A little bit of skin + attention to silhouette + an attitude + a vintage piece or two + a decent price tag = Hello, Nasty Gal. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#95. You don't get what you don't ask for. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#96. I didn't know at the time, but what I was doing here included two keys to running a successful business: knowing your customer and knowing how to get free marketing. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#97. It's becoming clear that people who reject the worst of the current system are actually more likely to succeed. -Seth Godin, Linchpin - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#98. Don't live like a CEO when you're still a sandwich artist. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#99. When you begin with the finish line in mind, you miss all the fun stuff along the way. The better approach is to tweak and grow, tweak and grow. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#100. My first job was as a sandwich artist at Subway. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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