George Samuel Clason

The Richest Man in Babylon

    b6818072986membuat kutipan10 bulan yang lalu
    very fool must learn,' he growled, 'but why trust the knowledge of a brickmaker about jewels?
    Olenka Reshetnyakmembuat kutipantahun lalu
    we have proved that 8000 years ago, the Sumerites, who inhabited Babylonia, were living in walled cities. One can only conjecture for how many centuries previous such cities had existed. Their inhabitants were not mere barbarians living within protecting walls. They were an educated and enlightened people. So far as written history goes, they were the first engineers, the first astronomers, the first mathematicians, the first financiers and the first people to have a written language.

    Mention has already been made of the irrigation systems which transformed the arid valley into an agricultural paradise.
    洪一萍membuat kutipantahun lalu
    Babylon is an outstanding example of man’s ability to achieve great objectives, using whatever means are at his disposal. All of the resources supporting this large city were man-developed. All of its riches were man-made.
    洪一萍membuat kutipantahun lalu
    Success means accomplishments as the result of our own efforts and abilities. 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.
    Shari Rajimembuat kutipan4 tahun yang lalu
    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."
    Виктория Манаковаmembuat kutipan4 tahun yang lalu
    MEN OF ACTION ARE FAVORED BY THE GODDESS OF GOOD LUCK
    Виктория Манаковаmembuat kutipan4 tahun yang lalu
    Study thoughtfully thy accustomed habits of living. Herein may be most often found certain accepted expenses that may wisely be reduced or eliminated. Let thy motto be one hundred percent of appreciated value demanded for each coin spent.
    James Russellmembuat kutipan5 tahun yang lalu
    wise teacher teach us that learning was of two kinds: the one kind 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?
    b2409694544membuat kutipan14 hari yang lalu
    "I tell you, my students, a man's wealth is not in the coins he carries in his purse; it is the income he buildeth, the golden stream that continually floweth into his purse and keepeth it always bulging. That is what every man desireth. That is what thou, each one of thee desireth; an income that continueth to come whether thou work or travel.
    b2409694544membuat kutipan14 hari yang lalu
    to put each coin to laboring that it may reproduce its kind even as the flocks of the field and help bring to thee income, a stream of wealth that shall flow constantly into thy purse."
    b2409694544membuat kutipan14 hari yang lalu
    Be not misled by thine own romantic desires to make wealth rapidly.
    b2409694544membuat kutipan14 hari yang lalu
    Consult with wise men. Secure the advice of those experienced in the profitable handling of gold. Let their wisdom protect thy treasure from unsafe
    b2409694544membuat kutipan14 hari yang lalu
    Budget thy 43expenses 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."
    b2409694544membuat kutipan14 hari yang lalu
    "The purpose of a budget is to help thy purse to fatten.
    b2409694544membuat kutipan14 hari yang lalu
    Make thy gold multiply
    b2409694544membuat kutipan18 hari yang lalu
    That what each of us calls our 'necessary expenses' will always grow to equal our incomes unless we protest to the contrary.
    b2409694544membuat kutipan18 hari yang lalu
    'For each ten coins I put in, to spend but nine.' Debate this amongst yourselves. If any man proves it untrue, tell me upon the morrow when we shall meet again."
    b2409694544membuat kutipan21 hari yang lalu
    'A part of all I earn is mine to keep.'
    b2409694544membuat kutipan22 hari yang lalu
    Arkad,' he continued, 'you have learned your lessons well. You first learned to live upon less than you could earn. Next you learned to seek advice from those who were competent through their own experiences to give it. And, lastly, you have learned to make gold work for you.
    Nursultan Kulnasharovmembuat kutipan2 bulan yang lalu
    t thy purse to fattening

    2. Control thy expenditures
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