People are smarter than you think. Give them a chance to prove themselves.
Other Tim Ferriss quotes:
Money doesn't change you; it reveals who you are when you no longer have to be nice.
The best way to improve mental performance, is to improve physical performance.
Lack of time is lack of priorities.
To enjoy life, you don't need fancy nonsense, but you do need to control your time and realize that most things just aren't as serious as you make them out to be.
If you don't have time, the truth is, you don't have priorities. Think harder; don't work harder.
Before spending time on a stress-inducing question or problem, consider this: If you can't define it or act upon it, forget it.
Focus on being productive instead of busy.
The universe doesn't conspire against you, but it doesn't go out of its way to line up the pins either. Conditions are never perfect.
Stop wishing and start doing.
Don't confuse the complex with the difficult. Most situations are simple - many are just emotionally difficult to act upon.