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The Rich Employee

James Altucher

Top 10 Best Quotes

“I have never met a mentally strong person who wasn’t a voracious reader.”

“If you don’t give yourself permission to create a new world, chances are nobody else will.”

“The only way to learn new things is to ask questions and be curious. Find the people who inspire your curiosity because those are the ones you will most learn from.”

“Everything you learn in school can be outsourced to someone who learned it more cheaply or learned it more recently.”

“There’s the story of the two men who visit a Zen master. The first man says: “I’m thinking of moving to this town. What’s it like?” The Zen master says: “What was your old town like?” The first man says: “It was dreadful. Everyone was hateful. I hated it.” The Zen master says: “This town is very much the same. I don’t think you should move here.” The first man left and a second man came in. The second man said: “I’m thinking of moving to this town. What’s it like?” The Zen master said: “What was your old town like?” The second man said: “It was wonderful. Everyone was friendly and I was happy. Just interested in a change now.” The Zen master said: “This town is very much the same. I think you will like it here.”

“The more grateful you are, the more you attract things to be grateful for.”

“Everything that happens in your future is a direct result of what you do today.”

“You are the average of the 5 things you are reading today.”

“But action leaks the panic out of your head.”

“At any point in your career, you are either a thermostat or a thermometer.”

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