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20 Valuable Quotes From The Richest Man In Babylon

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20 Valuable Quotes From The Richest Man In Babylon

The book ‘The Richest Man In Babylon’ by George S. Clason is a personal development classic. It has been read and enjoyed by millions of people from around the world.

Originally released as a separate series of pamphlets in banks and insurance companies offering simple to understand financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. These became so popular that they were then put together and published as a book in 1926.

I can still remember when I went to the book store over 30 years ago to look for a copy. The shop assistant had never heard of it, and asked me was it an autobiography? She was surprised when I told her that it was a personal development classic, she was even more surprised when she saw on the cover that over 2 million copies had been sold of this little 144 page book.

If you have never read The Richest Man In Babylon, I highly recommend that you take action and get yourself a copy. In the meantime, to give you a flavor of the valuable wisdom contained in this great little book, here are my favorite quotes from The Richest Man In Babylon.

 

20 Valuable Quotes From The Richest Man In Babylon

 

1. “Good luck can be enticed by accepting opportunity.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

2. “I found the road to wealth when I decided that a part of all I earned was mine to keep.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

3. “It costs nothing to ask wise advice from a good friend.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

4. “A part of all you earn is yours to keep. It should be not less than a tenth no matter how little you earn. It can be as much more as you can afford.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

20 Valuable Quotes From The Richest Man In Babylon

 

5. “Preceding accomplishment must be desire. Thy desires must be strong and definite.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

6. “The more of wisdom we know, the more we may earn. That man who seeks to learn more of his craft shall be richly rewarded.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

7. “Men of action are favored by the Goddess of good luck.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

8. “Money is governed today by the same laws which controlled it when prosperous men thronged the streets of Babylon.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

9. “Confuse not the necessary expenses with thy desires.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

10. “Wealth, like a tree, grows from a tiny seed. The first copper you save is the seed from which your tree of wealth shall grow.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

20 Valuable Quotes From The Richest Man In Babylon

 

11. “Without wisdom, gold is quickly lost by those who have it.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

12. “Gold cometh gladly and in increasing quantity to any man who will put no less than one-tenth of his earnings to create an estate for his future and that of his family.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

13. “A fat purse quickly empties if there be no golden stream to refill it.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

14. “Before you entrust you investments into any field, acquaint yourself with the dangers which may befall your principal.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

15. “Where determination is, the way can be found.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

16. “Every gold piece you save is a slave to work for you. Every copper it earns is its child that also that can earn for you.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

17. “Our acts can be no wiser than our thoughts.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

20 Valuable Quotes From The Richest Man In Babylon

 

18. “Provide in advance for the needs of thy growing age and the protection of thy family.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

19. “Gold clingeth to the protection of the cautious owner who invests it under the advice of men wise in its handling.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

20. “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.” ― George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

 

I hope that you enjoyed these quotes from The Richest Man In Babylon.

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25 Inspirational Comparison Quotes

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25 Inspirational Comparison Quotes

Do you ever compare you life with other people? Do you ever feel that you are not lucky, perhaps you feel that you are from the wrong country, wrong town or perhaps you have the wrong background? Do you ever scroll through social media feeling envious at the seemingly perfect lives of modern day so called ‘influencers’?

The next time that you find yourself comparing yourself to someone else. Look at the achievements of others and let them inspire you to see what is possible and use these accomplishments as motivation to create exciting goals for yourself to work towards.

Try to change your mindset from why them and not me, to if he/she can do it, so can I! Instead of seeing the achievements of others as a club to beat yourself up with, use them as a stick to prod you to take positive action.

I hope that the following collection of comparison quotes will inspire you to live your own life, walk your own path and work every day towards your own exciting goals and dreams.

 

1. A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms. Zen Shin

 

2. Every minute you spend wishing you had someone else’s life, is a minute spent wasting yours.

 

3. Our time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Steve Jobs

 

4. Don’t compare your life to others. There’s no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it’s their time.

 

5. Comparison is the thief of joy. Theodore Roosevelt

 

6. Never compare your journey with someone else’s. Your journey is your journey, not a competition.

 

7. Comparison kill creativity. Stop comparing and start creating.

 

8. Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself. Coco Chanel

 

9. There is no need for comparison. Be happy with yourself and find satisfaction in your work.

 

10. Don’t compare your beginning to someone else’s middle. Tom Hiller

 

11. To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

12. Don’t compare yourself to other people. Compare yourself to who you were and who you want to become.

 

13. Personality begins where comparison leaves off. Be unique. Be memorable. Be confident. Be proud. Shannon L. Alder

 

14. Happiness is found when you stop comparing yourself to other people.

 

15. Don’t compare yourself to others compare yourself to the person you were yesterday. Jordan Peterson

 

16. Run your own race and stop comparing yourself to others.

 

17. When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you. Lao Tzu

 

18. Why compare yourself with others? No one in the entire world can do a better job of being you than you.

 

19. I’m too busy working on my own grass to notice if yours is greener.

 

20. Your Highest Self only wants you to be at peace. It does not judge, compare, or demand that you defeat anyone or be better than anyone. Wayne Dyer

 

21. Comparison is the best way to judge our progress but not with others, compare your yesterday with your today.

 

22. Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another. Marquis de Condorcet

 

23. Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde

 

24. Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else. Judy Garland

 

25. Stop comparing yourself to other people. You are an original. We are all different and it’s okay. Joyce Meyer

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25 Wonderful Quotes About Luck

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25 Wonderful Quotes About Luck

Do you believe in luck? Do believe that some people are luckier than others or do you believe that people make their own luck through hard work and the right positive mindset?

I totally believe that every morning that we wake up, we should feel lucky, blessed and grateful. I also believe that if you think that you are lucky, more luck will flow your way. Call it the law of attraction, the laws of the universe or even The Secret, I just believe and that you will attract more of what you believe in.

If you feel that you are lucky, blessed and grateful, you will attract and notice more things in your life that you will feel grateful, blessed and lucky to receive. On the other hand, if you believe that you never get any breaks in life, or that you are unlucky, guess what? You will probably attract or notice more things in your life that don’t go your way.

If you want more good luck in your life, start by changing your mindset to feeling more blessed, grateful and lucky every day, I am totally positive that your life will start to change.

 

1. If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it. Bette Davis

 

2. Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. Seneca

 

3. We are all a great deal luckier that we realize, we usually get what we want – or near enough. Roald Dahl

 

4. Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck. Dalai Lama

 

25 Wonderful Quotes About Luck

 

5. Luck is when opportunity knocks and you answer.

 

6. I believe that people make their own luck by great preparation and good strategy. Jack Canfield

 

7. Luck has a peculiar habit of favoring those who do not depend on it. George S. Clason

 

8. The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act. Barbara Sher

 

9. The better your attitude and the harder you work, the luckier you get. Robert G. Allen

 

10. Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get. Ray Kroc

 

11. I’ve always believed in luck. I love the fact that people can change their lives instantly. Fiona Barton

 

12. A good friend is like a four leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have. Irish proverb

 

25 Wonderful Quotes About Luck

 

13. Luck is predictable; the harder you work, the luckier you get. Brian Tracy

 

14. Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have. Ed Bradley

 

15. Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure. Earl Wilson

 

16. The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself. Douglas Macarthur

 

17. Luck is believing you’re lucky. Tennessee Williams

 

18. Most entrepreneurs will admit luck plays a part in success. Richard Branson

 

19. Learn to recognize good luck when it’s waving at you, hoping to get your attention. Sally Koslow

 

20. Chance favors the prepared mind. Louis Pasteur

 

21. I am smart, I am talented, I take advantage of the opportunities that come my way, and I work really, really hard. Don’t call me lucky. Call me a badass. Shonda Rhimes

 

22. Your good luck will come in waves, and so does your bad, so you have to take the good with the bad and press forward. Nick Cummins

 

23. When it comes to luck, you make your own. Bruce Springsteen

 

25 Wonderful Quotes About Luck

 

24. Believe Big. The size of your success is determined by the size of your belief. David J. Schwartz

 

25. I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. Thomas Jefferson

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25 Inspirational Pythagoras Quotes On Life

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25 Inspirational Pythagoras Quotes On Life

If you are like me, the name Pythagoras will probably bring back memories to you as a teenager learning about Isosceles triangles, Algebra, Theorems and equations such as “the sum of the squares on the legs of a right triangle is equal to the square on the hypotenuse”.

Pythagoras was an ancient Greek philosopher, mathematician, scientist and the founder of Pythagoreanism. His political and religious teachings influenced the philosophies of Plato, Aristotle, and, through them, Western philosophy. His philosophy also had a major impact on scientists such as Nicolaus Copernicus, Johannes Kepler, and Sir Isaac Newton.

I really hope that you will enjoy the following collection of Pythagoras quotes. I also hope that the next time that you think about Pythagoras you will remember the wise quotes that are attributed to him and not just the math equation.

 

1. The oldest shortest words – “yes” and “no” are those which require the most thought. Pythagoras

 

2. Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please. Pythagoras

 

3. Do not talk a little on many subjects, but much on a few. Pythagoras

 

4. As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom. Pythagoras

 

5. A fool is known by his speech, and a wise man by silence. Pythagoras

 

6. Salt is born of the purest parents: the sun and the sea. Pythagoras

 

7. Do not go to bed until you have gone over the day three times in your mind. What wrong did I do? What good did I accomplish? What did I forget to do? Pythagoras

 

8. Let no one persuade you by word or deed to do or say whatever is not best for you. Pythagoras

 

9. The art of living happily is to live in the present. Pythagoras

 

10. As long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings, he will never know health or peace. Pythagoras

 

11. There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres. Pythagoras

 

12. Learn to be silent. Let your quiet mind listen and absorb. Pythagoras

 

13. Educate the children and it won’t be necessary to punish the men. Pythagoras

 

14. Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body. Pythagoras

 

15. Numbers have a way of taking a man by the hand and leading him down the path of reason. Pythagoras

 

16. Don’t try to cover your mistakes with false words. Rather, correct your mistakes with examination. Pythagoras

 

17. No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself. Pythagoras

 

18. In anger we should refrain both from speech and action. Pythagoras

 

19. Numbers rule the universe. Pythagoras

 

20. If you have a wounded heart, touch it as little as you would an injured eye. There are only two remedies for the suffering of the soul: hope and patience. Pythagoras

 

21. Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence. Pythagoras

 

22. Above all things, respect yourself. Pythagoras

 

23. Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life. Pythagoras

 

24. Know thyself, then thou shalt know the universe. Pythagoras

 

25. Choose always the way that seems the best, however rough it may be; custom will soon render it easy and agreeable. Pythagoras

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