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21 Life Lessons From A Rich Dude Who Says He Has It All Figured Out

“I’m counting the days until someone emails me and tells me this book changed their lives — and the lives of their friends and families — forever," writes Jason Calacanis. "It’s gonna happen, I’m sure of it.”

Posted on July 21, 2017, at 4:14 p.m. ET

Jason Calacanis is a guy who invests in tech startups when they're just starting out. He is, to use Silicon Valley jargon, an angel investor.

Just brushing my eyebrows...

Calacanis has had a handful of notable successes, but the most important by far is Uber. He was one of Uber's very first investors, and he's made a killing, as you can see from this tweet in which he compares himself to a rich investor character in HBO's Silicon Valley:

Seriously, no comment. 😂😂😂🍊

Anyway, he just came out with a book called Angel: How To Invest in Technology Startups — Timeless Advice From An Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 Into $100,000,000.

He says he wrote it in "19 long days."

@QorkzWine 🦄 228! your unicorn name is "Live Laugh Light!!" [https://t.co/aMsoEHSPER ]

We read the book. It took us "one long day."

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And now, without further ado, here are the most amazing lines, in our humble opinion.


On Time:

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On Numbers:

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On The Future:

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On Being The Best:

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On Bans:

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On Figuring It All Out:

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On Greatness:

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On Your Success:

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On Your Success (Part 2)

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On Loyalty:

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On Death:

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On Jason Calacanis:

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On Jason Calacanis (Part 2):

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On Rules:

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On Noise:

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On Patience:

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On Wisdom:

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On Writing:

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On Hype:

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On Value:

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On Value (Part 2):

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