A financial crisis is a great time for professional investors and a horrible time for average ones.
Doing more and more with less and less is one form of being generous. In fact, the easiest way to become rich is by being generous.
Leverage is the reason some people become rich and others do not become rich.
People who refuse to open their minds to new strategies seldom become rich.
Building your own business is the best way to become rich. Then you can begin investing in other assets.
Over a 10-year period, 99 out of 100 new entrepreneurs will fail. Only one will be left standing as others get pushed out of the market or burn out from working so hard. It's really sad.
Nine out of ten businesses fail; so I came up with a foolproof plan -- create ten businesses.
I mean, Hawaii is beautiful, but the world is full of beautiful places.
Entrepreneurship is a process, not a job or profession. So be faithful to the process and remember that even when times are bad, the process will give you a glimpse of the future that lies ahead.
Until we have comprehensive financial education, we'll never see the end of our booms and busts.
You can only choose between rich and poor. The middle class is gone.
One of the biggest defects in life is the inability to ask for help.
Unlike many of its European neighbors, Britain shares many of America's financial traits.
I've actually taken companies public, I've actually busted companies, I've actually gone broke.
Financial independence is about having more choices.
A true capitalist doesn't have a job, because other people and other people's money work for them.
The moment you stop learning you're dying.
Success is a poor teacher.
Success is a poor teacher. We learn the most about ourselves when we fail, so don't be afraid of failing. Failing is part of the process of success. You cannot have success without failure.
The moment you make passive income and portfolio income a part of your life, your life will change. Those words will become flesh.
The rich don't work for money -- the rich invent money.
Toughness is not being a bully, it's having a backbone.
If you want to change who you are, begin by changing the size of your dream. Even if you are broke, it does not cost you anything to dream of being rich. Many poor people are poor because they have given up on dreaming.
Before there is a business, a successful entrepreneur is designing this type of business in his or her mind's eye. According to my rich dad, this is the job of a true entrepreneur.
'Credit' is another word for trustworthiness.
The keys to success, in business and in life, are truthfulness, the ability to take and give, honest and well-intended feedback, strength of character and conviction in one's principles.
I'd rather be a victor than a victim.
People clinging to job security, savings, retirement plans, and other relics will be the ones financially-ravaged from 2010-2020, the most volatile world-changing decade in history.
Many U.S. investors are already investing overseas rather than at home.
When I was young, many people worked for a company with a pension plan that covered them for as long as they lived. If they didn't have a pension plan, they could count on Social Security and Medicare.
In the world of money and investing, you must learn to control your emotions.
Your mind, more than your actions, determines your net worth.
Direct sales offers the education my rich dad taught: build your own network rather than working for a network.
If you or I fail at business, we fail. If we cheat and fail, we go to jail. But if you're rich and politically connected, your incompetence may be protected by a government bailout.
Tomorrows only exist in the minds of dreamers and losers.
My Rich Dad said, 'All of us have the power of choice. I choose to be rich, and I make that choice every day.'
Most people want everyone else in the world to change themselves. Let me tell you, it's easier to change yourself than everyone else.
A goal is different from a wish. You may wish to be rich, but there's no responsibility for it. With a goal, it's on you to achieve it.
Finding good partners is the key to success in anything: in business, in marriage and, especially, in investing.
In real estate, many investors love triple net leases. With NNN's investors receive income without the expenses of taxes, repairs and insurance. The tenant covers these costs.
If you want to thrive in today's economy, you must challenge the status quo and get the financial education necessary to succeed.
Few people realize that luck is created.
Just as a fisherman must watch the ebb and flow of the tides, an investor and businessperson must be keenly aware of the subtle shifts in cash flow.
Asking Wall Street to provide financial education is the same as asking a fox to raise your chickens.
An active investor is someone who actually lives off their investments as opposed to wages from a job.
The trained mind is a rich mind.
In military school, on day one you must memorize the mission of the Merchant Marine Academy.
The reason so many financial advisors are called brokers is because they are often broker than you.
The right decisions come from the right focus. You'll succeed if your focus is on the mission, not the money.
What you think of me is none of my business. What is most important is what I think of myself.
Because students leave school without financial skills, millions of educated people pursue their profession successfully, but later find themselves, struggling financially.
Most small businesses failed because the owner was under skilled, not under capitalized.
What I invest in, while not risky for me, may be too risky for most people.
I still consider myself a little, fat kid from Hawaii.
You make more money if you're generous.
The most important word in the world of money is cash flow. The second most important word is leverage.
The most successful people are mavericks who aren't afraid to ask why, especially when everyone thinks it's obvious.
Learn to invest in investments where you can achieve an honest, legal advantage over other investors. When it comes to investing, why play on a level field?
If you want to be rich, think big, think differently.
The reason so many people fail to achieve success is because they fail to fail enough times.
I found in direct selling companies an education system designed to draw out the rich person in you.
Don't sacrifice your spirit for wealth. Grow your wealth by first growing your spirit.
Never stand idly while people commit what you know to be an injustice! Injustice only leads to more injustice!
When you hear that something can't be done, ignore that advice and push forward.
Rule One. You must know the difference between an asset and a liability, and buy assets. An asset is something that puts money in my pocket. A liability is something that takes money out of my pocket.
It's not the smart that get ahead, but the bold.
A smart entrepreneur knows they can not run a business on their own. They know that business is a team sport.
Money does not make you happy, but the lack of money can cause unhappiness.
Inside of every problem lies an opportunity.
The primary reason in starting a business part-time is not so much to make a product great. The real reason for starting a part-time business is to make you a great businessperson.
From 1945 to 1974, the Western world -- including America -- was more socialistic than capitalistic, more pro-labor than pro-business.
The trouble with school is they give you the answer, then they give you the exam. That's not life.
The moment you believe your own crap and excuses, you fail.
I just don't like mutual funds. I think they're a rip-off.
It's more important to grow your income than cut your expenses. It's more important to grow your spirit that cut your dreams.
The only person who is going to give you security and the life you want is you.
I want parents to teach that academic intelligence is essential, but so is financial intelligence.
I've been saying this for years: There is no longer such a thing as a safe and secure job.
If you own a butcher shop, don't hire vegetarians. To hire the right people, you have to let the wrong people go.
If you want to be rich, simply serve more people.
Most people have the opportunity of a lifetime flash right in front of them, and they fail to see it. A year later, they find out about it, after everyone else got rich.
I believe that one key to success is to accept truth, no matter how it's spoken.
If you want to go somewhere, it is best to find someone who has already been there.
There is nothing more dangerous than a person with only one right answer.
In business, success often depends upon the relative age of your ideas.
Everyone has the ability to build a financial ark to survive and flourish in the future. But you must invest time in your financial education to build an ark with a solid foundation.
When success and incompetence meet, disaster is not far away.
As capitalism falters, the rich move their money out of the country, violence increases, and politicians promising prosperity are elected.
The rise in the price of gold is a sign that capitalism has stumbled.
When I watch professional football, I love listening to John Madden because I know he knows what he's talking about. He's been both down in the trenches and in front of the bench as a coach. He knows the game.
If I had to do it all over again, rather than build an old style type of business, I would have started building a network marketing business.
For people who live in the suburbs and must commute long distances to work, their wealth will sink as energy prices rise.
Enjoy the time you have with your friends and family. That doesn't mean spend money you don't have on them. It means enjoy your time with them.
The greatest story of all is Colonel Sanders. He didn't start until he was sixty-six on a freeway bypass for his chicken shop. Anything is possible!
If you are not happy while getting rich, chances are that you will not be happy when you do get rich.
Education is more valuable than money, in the long run.
The power of our thoughts may never be measured or appreciated, but it became obvious to me as a young boy that there was value and power in being aware of my thoughts and how I expressed myself.
I believe that every one of us has a gift. And I believe that mine is the ability to take the complex and make it simple.
Getting rich is about fun. It's a game, and you have to treat it that way.
You do not have to be a rocket scientist to know that it is hard for a market to keep going up when more and more people are getting out.
One of the things I didn't like about school is that every time they told a story about a rich guy in school, he was an evil guy. Our school system is programming us to think the rich are greedy and evil.
The richest people in the world look for and build networks; everyone else looks for work.
As a young kid, I really wanted to be rich.
Success takes an investment in time, dedication, and sacrifice. This is true education. It is a process.
If you're working for a good company and you're happy there, and you're being compensated accordingly, and your work satisfies you, you should stay there.
No one achieves great things by following the crowd. Have a spine. Strike your own path.
A game is like a mirror that allows you to look at yourself.
Education is cheap; experience is expensive.
Money is a powerful force. don't use it against you. If your self-discipline and financial intelligence are low, money will run over you. It will be smarter than you to take over your life.
When your own mind tells you to quit, you must ignore your negative thoughts and press on.
I have had a 'real' job for only four years of my life, which means I only collected a traditional paycheck for that very short period of time.
Tax season always means a deluge of tax advice. Unfortunately, most of it is futile and lightweight.
One of the great things about being willing to try new things and make mistakes is that making mistakes keeps you humble. People who are humble learn more than people who are arrogant.
If you # fail , learn. If you succeed, relish your # success . You can only know the sweet taste of # victory after many bitter struggles.
Every time I hear a politician mention the word 'stimulus,' my mind flashes back to high school biology class, when I touched battery wires to a dead frog to make it twitch.
If the investor is uneducated, anything he or she invests in will be risky. So it's not the investment that is risky. It's the investor.
I'm not a Republican or a Democrat, but George Bush has just put us so greatly into debt; now Obama's going to make it even worse. So, it's basically highway robbery, and I think it's a tragedy.
Finding your entrepreneurial spirit and making it strong is more important than the idea or business you are developing.
In fact, I have a problem with too much money... I can't reinvest it fast enough, and because I reinvest it, more money comes in. Yes, the rich do get richer.
'Socialize' means we turn more of our personal powers over to Big Brother, not free enterprise.
You have to look for teachers. If you want to be a mechanic, go hang out with mechanics.
You can either blame everybody else or you can take a look at yourself and determine where you can improve.
Most small-business owners have no financial education when they started. They weren't trained to be entrepreneurs.
If your business is to grow and prosper, as a leader, you need to focus on people development.
The more a person seeks security, the more that person gives up control over his life.
Inside each of you is a rich person, a poor person and a middle class person. It is up to you to decide which person you become.
It's easier to stand on the sidelines, criticize, and say why you shouldn't do something. The sidelines are crowded. Get in the game.
The problem with this world is not enough problem solvers. So, if you become a problem solver you become rich.
The benefit of living in a free society is that we all have the choice to be rich, poor, or middle
class. The decision is up to you.
When employees unite, they form a union but when business owners unite, they form a team.
Sitting and watching a game show, or betting on your lucky numbers is not the price that most of the top 1% paid to become rich.
You have a choice in life. Would you rather be lonely or miserable? I would rather be lonely. A lot of people are miserable in a marriage and they don't get along with their wife or husband and it's not worth it.
Once again, the 90 10 rule of money applies -- 10% of the borrowers in the world use debt to get richer -- 90% use debt to get poorer.
Being politically correct means saying what's polite rather than what's accurate. I like to be accurate.
The dollar has lost over 90 percent of its value since the Fed was created.
Your Mentors in life are important, so choose them wisely.
Commodities such as gold and silver have a world market that transcends national borders, politics, religions, and race. A person may not like someone else's religion, but he'll accept his gold.
Don't bury your failures, let them inspire you.
If you must work for money, find a way to work and be happy. That is financial intelligence.
True leaders inspire us to be bigger and do things we are afraid of doing.
My rich dad believed we should all learn to take care of ourselves.
Although I don't like the way the Chinese do business, I continue to do business in China. I have to. They're the next world power.
All depends on how determined we are to be successful.
We were not taught financial literacy in school. It takes a lot of work and time to change your thinking and to become financially literate.
If you change your thoughts you can change your actions.
Quitting is the easiest thing to do.
Everything the working class has been told to do, the rich do not do. That is my message.
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Don't let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.
Life isn't fair. It never will be. Quit trying to make it fair. You don't need it to be fair. Go make life unfair to your advantages.
When you are forced to think, you expand your mental capacity. When you expand your mental capacity, your wealth increases.
Money has a language of its own.
At the height of the Enron mania, the company's market value was $65 billion. Once the dust cleared, the final value was $0.
Trouble brews when we steal from the poor and give to the rich.
Financial planners are salespeople. They are NOT teachers. Get your education from someone NOT getting a commission.
The primary reason I'm in real estate, oil, gold, and silver is because the U.S. dollar has become the peso the world. It's becoming more and more worthless as the U.S. is the world's biggest debtor nation.
As I said, I wish I could say it was easy. It wasn't, but it wasn't hard either. But without a strong reason or purpose, anything in life is hard.
If you took all of my money away, I would have it right back. I don't really care about money. I mean I do but why worry about it because I can make my own money all the time.
If you realize that you're the problem, then you can change yourself, learn something and grow wiser. Don't blame other people for your problems.
When you think about it, three of our biggest financial decisions in life are made at times of peak emotional excitement: deciding to get married, buying a home, and having kids.
The fear of being different prevents most people from seeking new ways to solve their problems.
Don't be addicted to money. Work to learn. don't work for money. Work for knowledge.
Intention is for achievers. Hope is for the hopeless.
Once a person gains experience and a good reputation, it takes less and less money to create bigger and bigger investments.
The philosophy of the rich and the poor is this: the rich invest their money and spend what is left. The poor spend their money and invest what is left.
You get rich because you do things most people will not do. Success requires sacrifice. You must be willing to make those sacrifices.
Inside each of us is a David and a Goliath.
How you earn your money and build your career is how you earn your destiny and build your legacy.
You can always quit, so why quit now.
French fries kill more people than guns and sharks, yet nobody's afraid of French fries.
Before you can transform your wallet from poor to rich, you've got to transform your spirit from poor to rich.
Find the game where you can win, and then commit your life to playing it; and play to win.
People with vision master the ability to see through to the heart of issues and investments. They value transparency.
I have a problem with too much money. I can't reinvest it fast enough, and because I reinvest it, more money comes in. Yes, the rich do get richer.
The problem with a job is that relying on others to give you a living is the biggest risk of all.
In most cases, when people make more money, they get deeper in debt. This is why money alone does not make you rich.
Those who are humble enough to learn anew will succeed in this new age.
Just as we can learn from our mistakes, we can gain character from our disappointments.
I don't invest in ideas because ideas are a dime a dozen. I could steal the idea pretty quickly.
Intelligent people should learn from their experiences. With people on the street, the bad experience has beaten them.
The environmentalists say capitalism is killing our oceans, air, land, and forests. Capitalists argue that they provide food, fuel, and building materials for a growing world.
Giving a poor person money keeps them poor.
Giving a poor person money keeps them poorer longer...often forever; give them knowledge instead.
Great opportunities are not seen with your eyes. They are seen with your mind.
Saying that financial literacy means diversification is just another example of the fox teaching the chickens.
The biggest trap, the biggest dungeon in life isn't laziness or bad luck, it's comfort.
Most people struggle financially because they take advice from sales people, not rich people.
By giving kids an allowance, you teach that child to work for money rather than learn to create money.
If you are not doing what you love, then start doing it, even if it is only part-time.
To be rich you have to know what it is to be poor. Getting financially literate is part of the price you have to pay to become rich.
Something's very wrong with a nation that would rather spend money on war than take care of its children.
In the information age, the richest people are entrepreneurs. We may not become a king or queen, but we can all be entrepreneurs.
Most of us are aware of the sacrificial slaughter of Bear Sterns. Some people call it a bailout, but I call it a handout -- a government handout to some of the richest people on Earth, paid for by American taxpayers.
To be a successful business owner and investor, you have to be emotionally neutral to winning and losing. Winning and losing are just part of the game.
Don't be afraid of your worst times. If you learn from them, you'll look back on them as the best times.
A mistake is a signal that it is time to learn something new, something you didn't know before.
Face your fears and doubts, and new worlds will open to you.
In the simplest terms, inflation occurs when there's too much money in the system. On the flip side, deflation occurs when there are too few dollars in circulation.
When my book 'Rich Dad's Prophecy' was released in 2002, most financial newspapers and magazines trashed it because I discussed a looming stock market crash.
This 90 10 rule holds true in almost anything financial. Take the game of golf, for example. Ten percent of the professional golfers make 90 percent of the money.
What you think is real is your reality.
Every time the Fed implements 'quantitative easing,' a.k.a. printing more money, two things go up: taxes and inflation. When taxes and inflation go up, more jobs are lost.
When you combine boring with fear, you have fun.
To obtain financial freedom, one must be either a business owner, an investor, or both, generating passive income, particularly on a monthly basis.
Being an entrepreneur is simply going from one mistake to the next. You must have the fortitude to continue on.
I'm always amazed at how many people assume a business has to lose money before it makes money.
Sometimes, what is right for you at the beginning of your life is not the right thing for you at the end of your life.
The key to financial freedom and great wealth is a person's ability or skill to convert earned income into passive income and or portfolio income.
No one cares about it more than you. Give it the attention it needs.
The only difference between a RICH person and a POOR person is how they use their time.
Most people spend their lives building financial houses of straws, which are susceptible to wind, fire, rain and big bad wolves.
By 2003, every fool was getting into real estate. The checkout girl at my local supermarket handed me her newly printed real estate agent business card.
Critics only make you stronger. You have to look at what they are saying as feedback. Sometimes the feedback helps, and other times, it's just noise that can be a distraction.
Too many people are too lazy to think. Instead of learning something new, they think the same thought day in day out.
Over the years I have found that many of the richest people in the world began their lives with the habit of tithing.
The greatest secret of winners is that failure inspires winning; thus, they are not afraid of losing.
The state of the economy is not the issue when it comes to growing a business. The relevant questions are always: 'What business are you in? Furthermore, is it adapting to the times?'
Don't bother with New Year's resolutions if you don't have the discipline to put a plan in place to actually achieve them.
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen.
If you are moving, even fire will not hurt you. If you are standing still near the fire, even though you are not in the fire, the heat will eventually get to you.
A man is not a financial plan.
The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.
Schools teach you how to work for money, but don't teach how to make money work for you.
It's time to start thinking differently about money and debt and start the healing process -- and the process toward wealth and freedom. 'Freedom from Bad Debt' can get you started.
Life will get in the way. Count on it. Be prepared for it. Maintain focus and press on towards your goal.
Be worried if no one is criticizing you. Your job in life is to ignore the 33% who will never like you and do your best to convince the 33% who don't care either way to join the 33% who love you.
When people are lame, they love to blame.
Some people worry. Others prepare.
At my lowest point, I was nearly $700,000 in debt.
Most investors say "Don't take risks." The rich investor takes risks.
My partner Donald Trump says that married couples should always have a prenuptial agreement. True, a prenuptial is important if one partner is much richer than the other before marriage, but Kim and I don't have one.
Take risks, be bold and let your genius convert your fear into power and brilliance.
If you think you know it all, you really know nothing.
Business and investing are team sports.
If you work for money, you give the power to your employer. If your money works for you, you keep and control the power.
In today's rapidly changing world, the people who are not taking risk are the risk takers.
Our global economy is much more fragile than many of us realize.
Passion pushes you to learn more, create more and to create better. Best of all, it's contagious.
The problem with real estate is that it's local. You have to understand the local market.
Dreams are not easy. Dreams are painful. They force work and commitment. They are challenging and motivating.
The financial education taught in schools is funded and taught by the big banks and corporations. It's like having the cat train the mice.
I worked for Xerox for 4 years and after that I knew I was never going to be a corporate person. It wasn't my environment.
The thing I always say to people is this: 'If you avoid failure, you also avoid success.'
If you must invest in paper, learn to be an options trader. Then you will know how to make money whether the markets are going up or down.
The single most powerful asset we all have is our mind. If it is trained well, it can create enormous wealth in what seems to be an instant.
In 'Unfair Advantage: The Power of Financial Education' and 'Why A Students Work for C Students,' I reveal the secrets of the wealthy and what schools will never teach you about money.
Going into our fear and confronting our greed, our weaknesses, our neediness is the way out. And the way out is through the mind, by choosing our thoughts.
Be careful when you take on debt. If you take on debt personally, make sure it is small. If you take on large debt, make sure someone else is paying for it.
Often, in the real world, it's not the smart that get ahead but the bold.
A winning strategy must include losing.
The main cause of poverty is self-inflicted fear and ignorance.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Bad debt is debt that makes you poorer. I count the mortgage on my home as bad debt, because I'm the one paying on it. Other forms of bad debt are car payments, credit card balances, or other consumer loans.
Military school was great and especially great for leadership and then I spent two years in Vietnam.
Being prepared for a job is a good idea for the short term, but it is not enough for the long term.
If you want to be rich, don't allow yourself the luxury of excuses.
Most people are happy being average. Most are happy being faceless in a sea of faces.
The boundaries of a person's reality often do not change until that person forsakes what he or she feels confident in and then goes blindly with faith.
The ability to sell is the number one skill in business. If you cannot sell, don't bother thinking about becoming a business owner.
If you can ask a young man to give his life for his country, you can lead people.
When President George W. Bush attempted to reform Social Security, that proposal was more unpopular with Americans than the Iraq war. People love their entitlements.
When I was young, people lived from paycheck to paycheck. Today, it seems like they live from credit card payment to credit card payment.
There may be less of a chance of losing all the money you put into a mutual fund than there is of losing all the money you put into lottery tickets, but you're never going to win big in a mutual fund.
You can tell a person's past, present and future by listening to the words they use.
I wasn't born a natural entrepreneur. I had to be trained.
The rich are those who play to win. The middle class plays not to lose.
As a precious metal, silver is also money.
Don't stop trying, learning, fighting, experimenting, doing, until the miracle happens.
Regardless of what our national credit rating is, people will always want a roof over their heads, food on their tables, fuel for their cars, and clothes on their backs.
Don't be so bitter about a bad experience from your past that you miss the opportunities in front of you.
I'm a real estate guy.
When President Obama speaks about raising taxes on the rich, he speaks about high-income employees and small business owners, not entrepreneurs who build big businesses.
Money and investing can be complex, confusing, and often boring subjects.
Making money is a common sense. It's not rocket science. But unfortunately, when it comes to money, common sense is uncommon.
The problem with having a job is that it gets in the way of getting rich.
Don't work for money; make it work for you.
One of the most stupid things to do is to pretend you are smart. When you pretend to be smart, you are at the height of stupidity.
There is gold everywhere, most people are not trained to see it.
Millions of Americans and people around the world, especially young people who face intense financial challenges today, haven't been taught how to take control of their financial future.
More important than the how we achieve financial freedom, is the why. Find your reasons why you want to be free and wealthy.
If you want a solid future, you need to create it. You can take charge of your future only when you take control of your income source. You need your own business.
In the real world, the smartest people are people who make mistakes and learn. In school, the smartest people don't make mistakes.
Starting a business is like jumping out of an airplane without a parachute. In mid air, the entrepreneur begins building a parachute and hopes it opens before hitting the ground.
Congratulations on your job at the bank! Yes. You work for the bank. After taxes, your largest expense is your mortgage and credit-card debt.
The unique ability to take decisive action while maintainign focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.
Does God say, "cut back on the sunsets?" No, our Maker is abundant.
Losers are those who are afraid of losing.
Jim Cramer is a very smart man. I watch his show. I just do not follow his advice.
Criticism is easier to take when you realize that the only people who aren't criticized are those who don't take risks.
You will make some mistakes but, if you learn from those mistakes, those mistakes will become wisdom and wisdom is essential to becoming wealthy.
Retarget your money. When your money comes in, you need to have already targeted where you are going to invest or doodad temptation will set in.
It's easier to aim to please and say what others want to hear than to form an opinion and fight for it, even if it means taking a risk or losing your job.
Ken Lay, the disgraced former chairman of Enron, found a way to escape his legal problems: He died after being convicted of fraud and conspiracy charges.
Excessive fear and self-doubt that were the greatest detractors of personal genius.
Silver is used in the electronics industry and is consumed daily; stock piles of silver are dwindling.
It's not being homeless that matters. It's about who you are. Keep striving and you become somebody. Quit and you also become somebody.. but not the same person.
If you do not like Real Estate, all you have to do is make hamburgers, build a business around that hamburger, and franchise it.
Most shareholders have little if any control over the companies in which they own stock, even if they own a million shares.
The avoidance of money is just as psychotic as being attached to money.
When times are bad is when the real entrepreneurs emerge.
My dad seemed comfortable with his decision to be a 'have-not,' but I knew that I wasn't.
Skills make you rich, not theories.
You cannot be successful without failure.
Emotions are what make us human. Make us real. The word 'emotion' stands for energy in motion. Be truthful about your emotions, and use your mind and emotions in your favor, not against yourself.
The better you are at communicating, negotiating, and handling your fear of rejection, the easier life is.
Instead of labeling and discriminating against one or the other, we need to learn to blend our gifts and complement our geniuses.
We've all heard stories of lottery winners, rock stars, heirs and heiresses, and professional athletes becoming millionaire morons who wake up rich but are broke by nightfall.
Working hard to earn more money and then giving it away in higher taxes isn't financially intelligent, even if you do put some of it into a retirement account.
People who pay the price for security may never really feel secure rather the more their insecurity grows inside them because they are paying the price for action but not their internal reaction.
If you want to get richer quicker, then solve bigger problems!
In my opinion, the United States and many Western nations have a financial disaster coming, caused by our educational system's failure to adequately provide a realistic financial education program for students.
You cannot improve your future if you are not willing to try something new and risk making mistakes and learning from them.
By pursuing the things you love, all the other things in life will fall into order.
Many entrepreneurs do not realize that many of the problems their businesses face today began yesterday, long before there was a business.
If you're going to be a winner in life, you have to constantly go beyond your best.
The good news is that it doesn't cost much money to change your thinking. In fact, it can be done for free.
So the Marine Corps really did teach me to conquer fear, and then to go for higher causes, higher purposes.
Start a part-time business and make as many mistakes as you possibly can while you still have your daytime job.
The most life destroying word of all is the word tomorrow.
One of the reasons the rich get richer, the poor get poorer and the middle class struggles in debt is because the subject of money is taught at home, not at school.
When we're passionate about something, we innovate, create, and continue on with our dreams.
You cannot be all things to all people. Be unique. Be different. Give to others what you want yourself. And do what you were made to do.
Have the courage to say what needs to be said to who it needs to be said to. You'll both be better for it.
Even if the economy crashes, we will still burn oil.
My family wasn't rich, so when it comes to money, I tend to think, 'Err on the side of caution.'
There is a good life waiting for you. Its just waiting for you to grab it.
When America stopped importing from China, China stopped importing from the rest of the world. This affects Asian countries as well as Australia, Brazil, and other suppliers of raw materials.
Everybody could be an entrepreneur, but very few will become very rich entrepreneurs.
A good leader is always looking for people smarter and more experienced than they are. If you are the smartest one in the room, then you are stupid.