It costs nothing to ask wise advice from a good friend.— George S. Clason
Eye-opening Richest Man In Babylon quotations
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
If I set for myself a task, be it so trifling, I shall see it through.
How else shall I have confidence in myself to do important things?
You've learned the lessons well. You first learned to live on less than you earn. Next you learned to seek advice from those who are competent. Lastly, you've learned to make gold work for you.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Proper preparation is the key to our success.
Our acts can be no wiser than our thoughts. Our thinking can be no wiser than our understanding.
If you desire to help thy friend, do so in a way that will not bring thy friend's burdens upon thyself.
Opportunity is a haughty goddess who wastes no time with those who are unprepared. a
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
In those things toward which we exerted our best endeavors we succeeded.
Wealth is power. With wealth many things are possible.
Remember, work, well done, does good to the man who does it. It makes him a better man.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
Will power is but the unflinching purpose to carry the task you set for yourself to fulfillment.
Wealth, like a tree, grows from a tiny seed.
Learning was of two kinds: the one being the things we learned and knew, and the other being the training that taught us how to find out what we did not know?
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Wealth that comes quickly, goeth the same way.
The hungrier one becomes, the clearer one's mind works— also the more sensitive one becomes to the odors of food.
Without wisdom, gold is quickly lost by those who have it.
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
I found the road to wealth when I decided that a part of all I earned was mine to keep.
Advice is one thing that is freely given away, but watch that you only take what is worth having.
...good luck waits to come to that man who accepts opportunity.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
Budget thy expenses that thou mayest have coins to pay for thy necessities, to pay for thy enjoyments, and to gratify thy worthwhile desires without spending more than nine-tenths of thy earnings.
Gold cometh gladly and in increasing quantity to any man who will put by not less than one-tenth of his earnings to create an estate for his future and that of his family.
Our acts can be no wiser than our thoughts.
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
One may not condemn a man for succeeding financially because he knows how.
Neither may one with justice take away for a man what he has fairly earned, to give to men of less ability.
Advice is one thing that is freely given away, but watch that you take only what is worth having. He who takes advice about his savings from one who is inexperienced in such matters, shall pay with his savings for proving the falsity of their opinions.
As for time, all men have it in abundance.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.
Deride not what I say because of its simplicity. Truth is always simple.
The reason why we have never found measure of wealth. We never sought it.