George S. Clason Quotes

Who is George S. Clason?

George Samuel Clason was an American author noted for the personal finance book 'The Richest Man in Babylon' published in 1926.

Born November 07, 1874
Died April 07, 1957

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“Action will lead you forward to the success you desire.”

George S. Clason

“It is true that money cannot buy happiness but it does make it possible for you to enjoy the best that the world has to offer.”

George S. Clason

“Luck has a peculiar habit of favoring those who do not depend on it.”

George S. Clason

“Opportunity is a haughty goddess who wastes no time with those who are unprepared.”

George S. Clason

“Seek advice from those who are competent through their own experience and success to give it.”

George S. Clason

“In the strength of thine own desires is a magic power.”

George S. Clason

The Richest Man in Babylon Quotes

“A lean purse is easier to cure than to endure.”

George S. Clason
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“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.”

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The Richest Man in Babylon

“A part of all you earn is yours to keep.”

George S. Clason
The Richest Man in Babylon

“Advice is one thing that is freely given away, but watch that you only take what is worth having.”

George S. Clason
The Richest Man in Babylon

“Advice is one thing that is freely given away, but watch that you take only what is worth having. He who takes advice about his savings from one who is inexperienced in such matters, shall pay with his savings for proving the falsity of their opinions.”

George S. Clason
The Richest Man in Babylon

“As for time, all men have it in abundance.”

George S. Clason
The Richest Man in Babylon

“Babylon became the wealthiest city of the ancient world because its citizens were the richest people of their time. They appreciated the value of money. They practiced sound financial principles in acquiring money, keeping money and making their money earn more money. They provided for themselves what we all desire... incomes for the future.”

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The Richest Man in Babylon

“Better a little caution than a great regret.”

George S. Clason
The Richest Man in Babylon

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“Deride not what I say because of its simplicity. Truth is always simple.”

George S. Clason
The Richest Man in Babylon

“Desires must be simple and definite. They defeat their own purpose should they be too many, too confusing, or beyond a man's training to accomplish.”

George S. Clason
The Richest Man in Babylon

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“Every gold you save is a slave for you. Every copper it earns is its child that also can earn for you.”

George S. Clason
The Richest Man in Babylon

“Gold is reserved for those who know its laws and abide by them.”

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The Richest Man in Babylon

“Gold slippeth away from the man who invests it in businesses or purposes with which he is not familiar or which are not approved by those skilled in its keep.”

George S. Clason
The Richest Man in Babylon

“Good luck can be enticed by accepting opportunity.”

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The Richest Man in Babylon

“Good luck waits to come to that man who accepts opportunity.”

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The Richest Man in Babylon

“He who spends more than he earns is sowing the winds of needless self-indulgence from which he is sure to reap the whirlwinds of trouble and humiliation.”

George S. Clason
The Richest Man in Babylon

“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

“If I set for myself a task, be it so trifling, I shall see it through. How else shall I have confidence in myself to do important things?”

George S. Clason
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
The Richest Man in Babylon

“In those things toward which we exerted our best endeavors we succeeded.”

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The Richest Man in Babylon

“It costs nothing to ask wise advice from a good friend.”

George S. Clason
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?”

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The Richest Man in Babylon

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“Men of action are favored by the Goddess of luck.”

George S. Clason
The Richest Man in Babylon

“Money is plentiful for those who understand the simple laws which govern its acquisition.”

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The Richest Man in Babylon

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“Practice does not make perfect. Practice only makes habitual.”


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