The writing advice from James Altucher that changed my life

The most important lesson about writing and life in general.

Written for Quora: What are one or two sentences that someone has told you that changed your life for the better?

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“The process is the goal”.

This is it. This is the best piece of advice I have ever got from a person I never met.

The objective of reading a book is not getting to the last page.

I started to work out so that women liked me. Did that. I persisted with a different goal of getting other men’s respect. Did that as well. Now, I ended up at the point where exercising became my meditation. I don’t need to prove anything to anyone. I never could imagine that I will feel how I feel and look how I look now back in the days when I started. The process transformed me.

Thank you, Mr. Altucher

You got me into writing. This one sentence became a primary piece of domino that started the chain reaction. The day I read these 5 words became the Day 1. Since then I never stopped writing. Writing became my new meditation, my new consolation, my therapy.

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