43 Best The Richest Man in Babylon Quotes to Become Rich

The Richest Man in Babylon Quotes

George S. Clason’s book The Richest Man in Babylon, published in 1926, offers financial advice through a series of parables set 4,000 years ago in ancient Babylon.

The book is considered a classic of personal financial guidance and is still in print almost a century after the parables were first published.

We have outlined some of the top quotes from The Richest Man in Babylon book for you.


Best The Richest Man in Babylon Quotes to Become Rich

1. “Our acts can be no wiser than our thoughts.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

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2. “As for time, all men have it in abundance.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

3. “Advice is one thing that is freely given away, but watch that you take only what is worth having.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

4. “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.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

5. “If you desire to help thy friend, do so in a way that will not bring thy friend’s burdens upon thyself.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

6. “Good luck can be enticed by accepting opportunity.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

7. “When I set a task for myself, I complete it. Therefore, I am careful not to start difficult and impractical tasks, because I love leisure.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

8. “Gold is reserved for those who know its laws and abide by them.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

9. “Opportunity is a haughty goddess who wastes no time with those who are unprepared.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

10. “Better a little caution than a great regret.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

11. “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?” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

12. “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.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

12. “The soul of a free man looks at life as a series of problems to be solved and solves them.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

13. “In those things toward which we exerted our best endeavors we succeeded.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

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14. “It costs nothing to ask wise advice from a good friend.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

15. “Opportunity is a haughty goddess who wastes no time with those who are unprepared.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

16. “One may not condemn a man for succeeding because he knows how. Neither may one with justice take away from a man what he has fairly earned, to give to men of less ability.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

17. “The reason why we have never found measure of wealth. We never sought it.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

Top The Richest Man in Babylon Quotes

18. “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.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

19. “When I set a task for myself, I complete it. Therefore, I am careful not to start difficult and impractical tasks, because I love leisure.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

20. “Our prosperity as a nation depends upon the personal financial prosperity” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

21. “Will power is but the unflinching purpose to carry the task you set for yourself to fulfillment.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

22. “Our acts can be no wiser than our thoughts. Our thinking can be no wiser than our understanding.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

23. “The hungrier one becomes, the clearer one’s mind works— also the more sensitive one becomes to the odors of food.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

24. “For a man to wish to be rich is of little purpose. For a man to desire five pieces of gold is a tangible desire which he can press to fulfillment.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

25. “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.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

26. “Provide in advance for the needs of thy growing age and the protection of thy family.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

27. “Where the determination is, the way can be found.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

28. “A part of all you earn is yours to keep.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

29. “Perhaps there is some secret we might learn if we but sought from those who knew.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

30. “Gold is reserved for those who know its laws and abide by them.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

31. “Good luck, we do find, often follows opportunity but seldom comes otherwise.” ― George Clason, The Richest Man In Babylon

32. “Every gold piece you save is a slave to work for you. Every copper it earns is its child that also can earn for you.” ― George Clason, The Richest Man In Babylon

33. “I found the road to wealth when I decided that a part of all I earned was mine to keep. And so will you.” ― George Clason, The Richest Man In Babylon

34. “Where the Determination is, the Way Can Be Found.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

35. “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 Clason, The Richest Man In Babylon).

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36. “Wealth grows wherever men exert energy.”~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

37. “Wealth that comes quickly goeth the same way.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

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38. “Truth is always simple.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

39. “Life is good and life is rich with things worthwhile and things to enjoy.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

40. “A small return and a safe one is far more desirable than risk.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

41. “No one lends his entire fortune, not even to his best friend.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

42. “Only a great desire for wealth. Besides this, nothing.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).

43. “Wealth is a power. With wealth many things are possible.” ~ (The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason).


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