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"Welcome to the marie forleo podcast the audio version of my award winning show murray t._v. t._v. Now be sure to visit marie forleo. Dot com slash marie tv where you'll find hundreds of other episodes. Thanks for listening <music>. Hey one more thing can three words change your life though hell yes they can and they will whether you want to leave a dead end job. Breaking addiction fiction learned to salsa healer relationship grow a business master money or solve world hunger the three words. You need our way for it. Everything is figure out you know that little phrase changed my life and it's the title of my new book which is about to change yours preorder. Everything is figuring out now and save that receipt because it's your ticket to an incredible incredible online coaching experience designed to help you rewire your brain for success. It's a brand new program that you can only get if you preordered the book before september tenth. Order your copy now at everything figure out -able dot com. Hey it's jersey. Maria and i'm back for another episode. Marie tv you know right. Joseph epstein wrote in the new york times that up to eighty one percent of people feel they got a book in them and that they should friday and i gotta say i missed. The epstein is on the money because i know many of you have either written a book. You're writing a book now or you plan to write a book now now. Look i'm no expert but i've helped marie with the last tool books and i gotta say we learned a couple of things this last time around things. We think you should know things. We don't see anybody else talking about so. If you want to write a book now or in the future here a three important phrases every modern author needs to kno get out your pen and paper. The kids and let's do this phrase number one primary source. Can you say that with me. Primary source excellent now this one's especially important what if you want to sprinkle in some inspirational quotes into your book to help prove or expand your points a primary sources rock-solid airtight origin point for a in fact or quote it means you can prove beyond the shadow of a doubt that whoever you say set something actually said something so regular marie right. She loves these inspirational quote. She's got more than like six dozen in this new book but nobody ever told her about the importance of finding primary sources until she was practically done with a manuscript then when she started looking for them she found out that a very high percentage of inspirational quotes are actually completely mis attributed meaning this no primary source holy cannoli madonna me so many days so many nights. She wanted to pull this gorgeous hair right out of our head trying to find primary sources for all the damn quotes in the book. Let me give you an example to avoid criticism say nothin' even though nothing be nothing aristotle according to the quote investigative aristotle never frigging set that in fact they think it's some guy named elbert hubbard. Here's another one that'll blow you frigging mind. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results assaults albert einstein einstein never frigging said that right now our best bet. Is that from narcotics anonymous. I mean ho- no drugs. Maybe they'll make you smart bottom line. I need you to be meticulous with your work. Give yourself some time and some space to do all that research and find those primary resources because i promise you everything you think you know about famous quotes and so if you want a real deal quo for your next book. Here's one for you baby. Don't don't pull quotes off the internet because we can't confirm anyone ever said anything jersey murray. I said."