30+ quotes from The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason

Quotes from The Richest Man in Babylon

George S. Clason ·  194 pages

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“Advice is one thing that is freely given away, but watch that you only take what is worth having.”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


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


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


“If you desire to help thy friend, do so in a way that will not bring thy friend's burdens upon thyself.”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“Will power is but the unflinching purpose to carry the task you set for yourself to fulfillment.”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“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?”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“The hungrier one becomes, the clearer one's mind works— also the more sensitive one becomes to the odors of food.”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“As for time, all men have it in abundance.”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“The sun that shines today is the sun that shone when thy father was born, and
will still be shining when thy last grandchild shall pass into the darkness.”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“The reason why we have never found measure of wealth. We never sought it.”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


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


“In those things toward which we exerted our best endeavors we succeeded.”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“A part of all I earn is mine to keep.' Say it in the morning when you first arise. Say it at noon. Say it at night. Say it each hour of every day. Say it to yourself until the words stand out like letters of fire across the sky.”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


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


“When no buyers were near, he talked to me earnestly to impress upon me how valuable work would be to me in the future: 'Some men hate it. They make it their enemy. Better to treat it like a friend, make thyself like it. Don't mind because it is hard. If thou thinkest about what a good house thou build, then who cares if the beams are heavy and it is far from the well to carry the water for the plaster. Promise me, boy, if thou get a master, work for him as hard as thou canst. If he does not appreciate all thou do, never mind. Remember, work, well-done, does good to the man who does it. It makes him a better man.”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“إن الفرص الجيدة لا تأتي لأشخاص غير مستعدين لاستغلالها".”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“MEN OF ACTION ARE FAVORED BY THE GODDESS OF GOOD LUCK”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“ولكن الفرصة لا تنتظر الإنسان المماطل. فهي ترى أن هذا الإنسان إذا كان يرغب في أن يكون محظوظاً، فسيتخذ إجراءً سريعاً. وأي إنسان لن يتصرف بسرعة عندما تواتيه الفرصة، فإنه سيكون مماطلاً كبيراً، تماماً”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“ولكن عليك أن تتذكر أن الشمس التي تشرق اليوم هي نفس الشمس التي كانت تشرق عندما جاء والدك إلى الحياة، وستظل تشرق عندما يموت آخر أحفادك.
"ثم أردف قائلاً: "إن أفكار الشباب هي أضواء ساطعة تلمع بعيداً، تماماً مثل الشهب التي غالباً ما تصنع بريقاً في السماء. ولكن حكمة الشيوخ كالنجوم الراسخة التي تلمع ولا يتبدد نورها حتى إن البحارة يعتمدون عليها في تحديد وجهتهم.”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“A PART OF ALL YOU EARN IS YOURS TO KEEP.”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“ما ترغب فيه كل امرأة هو أن يحبها زوجها”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“ليس بالشيء الطيب أن يجلس الرجل بلا عمل”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“The man who became of his understanding of the laws of wealth, acquireth a growing surplus, should give thought to those future days. He should plan certain investments or provisions that may endure safely for many years, yet will be available when the time arrives which he has so wisely anticipated.”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


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


“إن كان المرء يحمل في نفسه روح العبد، أفلن يصبح عبداً بعد ذلك، مهما كانت حالته عند مولده، تماماً كما أن الماء لا بد أن يستقر على حال؟ وإذا كان المرء يحمل في نفسه روح الرجل الحر، أفلن يصبح في موضع احترام وتبجيل في مدينته على الرغم من سوء حظه ؟”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“إن جمع المال هو مجرد عبءٍ خفيف بالنسبة للرجل عميق التفكير”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“We found water. We passed into a more fertile country where were grass and fruit. We found the trail to Babylon because the soul of a free man looks at life as a series of problems to be solved and solves them, while the soul of a slave whines, 'What can I do who am but a slave?”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“الرغبات العامة هي مجرد أمنيات واهنة، إن الرجل الذي يتمنى أن يصبح غنياً، فتلك غاية تافهة، أما الرجل الذي يرغب في كسب خمس عملات ذهبية، فتلك رغبة واقعية يستطيع أن يثابر حتى يحققها”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“كلما زادت الحكمة التي نتعلمها، حصلنا على مالٍ أكثر”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


“Si aprende a fijarse un pequeño deseo bien definido, ello lo llevará a fijarse otro más grande.”
― George S. Clason, quote from The Richest Man in Babylon


About the author

George S. Clason
Born place: in Louisiana, Missouri, The United States
Born date November 7, 1874
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