George Samuel Clason

The Richest Man in Babylon

    b6818072986hat Zitat gemachtvor 8 Monaten
    very fool must learn,' he growled, 'but why trust the knowledge of a brickmaker about jewels?
    Olenka Reshetnyakhat Zitat gemachtvor 10 Monaten
    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.
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    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.
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    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 Rajihat Zitat gemachtvor 3 Jahren
    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 Манаковаhat Zitat gemachtvor 4 Jahren
    MEN OF ACTION ARE FAVORED BY THE GODDESS OF GOOD LUCK
    Виктория Манаковаhat Zitat gemachtvor 4 Jahren
    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 Russellhat Zitat gemachtvor 5 Jahren
    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?
    Nursultan Kulnasharovhat Zitat gemachtvor 7 Tagen
    t thy purse to fattening

    2. Control thy expenditures
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    Wise, indeed is he who investeth his treasures under the advice of men skilled In the ways of gold."
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    The man who seeks the advice of men wise in handling gold soon learneth not to jeopardize his treasure, but to preserve in safety and to enjoy in contentment its consistent increase."
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    Gold, indeed, is a willing worker. It is ever eager to multiply when opportunity presents itself. To every man who hath a store of gold set by, opportunity comes for its most profitable use. As the years pass, it multi
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    Any man who will put by one-tenth of his earnings consistently and invest it wisely will surely create a
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    comes gradually, because it is a child born of knowledge and persistent purpose.
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    Wealth that stayeth to give enjoyment and satisfaction to its owner
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    Without wisdom, gold is quickly lost by those who have it, but with wisdom, gold can be secured by those who have it not, as these three bags of gold do prove.
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    Gold is reserved for those who know its laws and abide by them."
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    tage of opportunities. Therefore, in the future, I shall endeavor to make the best of such opportunities as do come to me."
    "Thou hast well grasped the truths brought forth in our discussion," Arkad replied. "Good luck, we do find, often follows opportunity but seldom comes otherwise. Our merchant friend would have found great good luck had he accepted the opportunity the good goddess did present to him. Our friend the buyer, likewise, would have enjoyed good luck had he completed the purchase of the flock and sold at such a handsome profit.
    "We did pursue this discussion to find a means by which good luck could be enticed to us. I feel that we have found the way. Both the tales did illustrate how good luck follows opportunity. Herein lies a truth that many similar tales of good luck, won or lost, could not change. The truth is this: Good luck can be enticed by accepting opportunity.
    "Those eager to grasp opportunities for their betterment, do attract the interest of the good goddess. She is ever anxious to aid those who please her. Men of action please her best .
    "Action will lead thee forward to the successes thou dost desire."
    MEN OF ACTION ARE FAVORED BY THE GODDESS OF GOOD LUCK
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    Good luck can be enticed by accepting opportunity.
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    "The wisdom of making a payment immediately when we are convinced our bargain is wise,"
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