30 Sensational James Altucher Quotes

James Altucher, an entrepreneur and writer is the author of several Amazon best seller books. With more than a dozen titles under his belth, ‘The Power of No’ and ‘Choose Yourself’ are his most acclaimed books. Focused on improve your emotional health and bringing balance in your life, here is a look at some of the most popular James Altucher quotes to remember.

“There is nobody you need to impress. There is nobody who is judging you. And there will be nobody who can stop you.”

“Always say to yourself, I’d rather be healthy than right. Because the infection of someone so wounded will spread to you if you engage.”

“Being grateful is the bridge between the world of nightmares and the world where we are free to say no. It’s the bridge between the world of delusions and the world of creativity.”

“But business is just a vehicle for transforming the ideas in your head into something real, something tangible, that actually improves the lives of others.”

“Excuses are easy lies we tell ourselves to cover up our failures.”

“Excuses are leaks in a boat. When you cover one, another pops up, and it’s even bigger. It’s hard to keep the boat repaired and get safely to shore if you have an excuse mind-set.”

“Forget purpose. It’s okay to be happy without one. The quest for a single purpose has ruined many lives.”

“He took a survey of personal finance authors who recommend that people keep budgets, and he found that none of them actually kept budgets themselves.”

“I have lots of ideas. How do I pick the right one? Execute on as many as possible. The right idea will pick you.”

“If coming up with ten ideas sounds too hard, then come up with twenty.”

“If we truly want to learn, we never learn when we are talking. We only learn when we are listening.”

“Luck is created by the prepared.”

“Negotiation is worthless. Sales are everything.”

“No matter who you are, no matter what you do, no matter who your audience is: 30 percent will love it, 30 percent will hate it, and 30 percent won’t care. ”

“Nobody wakes up in the morning and says, ‘I can’t wait to clean out some shit today.”

“Only free time, imagination, creativity, and an ability to disappear will help you deliver value that nobody ever delivered before in the history of humankind.”

“Only think about the people you enjoy. Only read the books you enjoy, that make you happy to be human. Only go to the events that actually make you laugh or fall in love. ”

“Only worry about your own happiness, which doesn’t have to be limited by anyone else’s stupidity unless you allow it to be.”

“Perfectionism is the enemy of the idea muscle. Perfectionism is your brain trying to protect you from harm—from coming up with an idea that is embarrassing and stupid and could cause you to suffer pain.”

“Someone who is reinventing always has spare time. Part of reinvention is collecting little bits and pieces of time and carving them the way you want them to be.”

“Stick with the people who love you and don’t spend a single second on the rest. Life will be better that way.”

“The best way I have ever found to fill that hole is not to seek external motivations to fill the emptiness, but to ignite the internal fire that will never go out. To light up my own inner sky.”

“The only things that really matter in this world are the relationships you have with the people you love, and the meaningful things that you do.”

“The only truly safe thing you can do is to try over and over again. To go for it, to get rejected, to repeat, to strive, to wish. Without rejection there is no frontier, there is no passion, and there is no magic.”

“This is about a new phase in history where art, science, business, and spirit will join together, both externally and internally, in the pursuit of true wealth. It’s a phase where ideas are more important than people.”

“We all want to de-clutter. To throw things out. But a minimalist lifestyle is bullshit unless you can do it across every sheath in the daily practice: not just physical, but also emotional, mental, and spiritual.”

“What you need to do is build the house you will live in. You build that house by laying a solid foundation: by building physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health.”

“When you get in the mud with a pig, you get dirty and the pig gets happy.”

“When you give up searching for frontiers, inevitably you end up stuck in a swamp, sinking deeper into the mud the more you struggle to get out.”

“When you rush to get to a mythical there, one day you will arrive and realize you missed all of the pleasures and mysteries along the way.”

Here is a Ted Talk presented by James Altucher discussing his book, ‘Choose Yourself.’ Discussing the five key principles to turn your life into a success, check out there amazing tips below.

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