If you're going after Moby Dick, take along the tartar sauce."
So do you want to know how Rich people became Rich? You probably already know that answer. They think Rich thoughts.
The following quotes are just a taste of how these people think. Copy down one or two of your favorites, blow it up really big, put some pictures around it and put it someplace where you will see it everyday.
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.
In bad times, the rich usually get richer.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the Limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the Limo breaks down.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
Whatever qualities the rich may have, they can be acquired by anyone with the tenacity to become rich. The key, I think, is confidence. Confidence and an unshakable belief it can be done and that you are the one to do it.
The real source of wealth and capital in this new era is not material things.. it is the human mind, the human spirit, the human imagination, and our faith in the future.
For all of its faults (capitalism), it gives most hardworking people a chance to improve themselves economically, even as the deck is stacked in favor of the privileged few. Here are the choices most of us face in such a system: Get bitter or get busy.
All programming for prosperity should be built on spiritual foundations. The first step is to enter the spiritual dimension, the alpha level, and determine what your purpose in life is. Find out what you are here for, what you are supposed to do with your life.
Lack of money is the root of all evil.
George Bernard Shaw
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.
Money can't buy happiness, but neither can poverty.
“There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.”
“Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks”
“A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought.”
Warren Buffett quote
The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.”
Anyone who thinks my story is anywhere near over is sadly mistaken.
As long as your going to be thinking anyway, think big.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.
With out passion you don't have energy, with out energy you have nothing.
And here are some that are just plain Funny
Like almost everyone who uses e-mail, I receive a ton of spam every day. Much of it offers to help me get out of debt or get rich quick. It would be funny if it weren't so exciting.
I've never lived in a building without my name on it.
Though I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, it hasn't changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I'm just wearing better shoes.
Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.
If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
J. Paul Getty
I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something.
No matter how rich you become, how famous or powerful, when you die the size of your funeral will still pretty much depend on the weather.
Someday I want to be rich. Some people get so rich they lose all respect for humanity. That's how rich I want to be.
Money can't buy friends, but it can get you a better class of enemy.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
“Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked”
“Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars.”
Hope these quotes inspired you a little.