15 Best Quotes by Jordan Peterson

Who is Jordan Peterson and why is he so well known? Jordan Peterson is a Canadian clinical psychologist and a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto. He is also the author of two best-selling books like Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief (1999) and 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos (2018). He is very much active on social platforms like Youtube and Facebook where he posts motivational videos, speeches and opinions on social and political issues. He is known for his liberal views and straightforward nature in interviews.

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Here are a few quotes by Peterson to motivate us to deal with the challenges in life-
1. “You're going to pay a price for every bloody thing you do and everything you don't do. You don't get to choose to not pay a price. You get to choose which poison you're going to take. That's it.”
― Jordan B. Peterson

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2. “Set your house in perfect order before you criticize the world.”― Jordan B. Peterson

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3. “Compare yourself to who you were yesterday, not to who someone else is today.”― Jordan B. Peterson

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4. “Work as hard as you possibly can on at least one thing and see what happens.”― Jordan B. Peterson

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5. “If you don’t say what you think then you kill your unborn self. When you have something to say, silence is a lie.”― Jordan B. Peterson

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6. “To suffer terribly and to know yourself as the cause: that is Hell.”― Jordan B. Peterson

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7. “Perhaps you are overvaluing what you don’t have and undervaluing what you do.”― Jordan B. Peterson

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8. “The purpose of life, as far as I can tell… is to find a mode of being that’s so meaningful that the fact that life is suffering is no longer relevant.”― Jordan B. Peterson

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9. “Intolerance of others’ views (no matter how ignorant or incoherent they may be) is not simply wrong; in a world where there is no right or wrong, it is worse: it is a sign you are embarrassingly unsophisticated or, possibly, dangerous.” ― Jordan B. Peterson

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10. “It’s better to do something badly than to not do it at all.” ― Jordan B. Peterson

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11. “Dialogue is the pathway to truth.” ― Jordan B. Peterson

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12. “Face the demands of life voluntarily. Respond to a challenge, instead of bracing for catastrophe.” ― Jordan B. Peterson

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13. “Treat yourself like someone you are responsible for helping.” ― Jordan B. Peterson

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14. “The creative person, by contrast, is always open to new possibilities.” ― Jordan B. Peterson

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15. “You’re not everything you could be, and you know it.”― Jordan B. Peterson

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