The Quotable Billionaire: Advice From and For the Real, Former, Almost, and Wanna-Be Super-Rich

By Steven D. Price

What the super-rich and others need to say approximately cash in those pages is typically enlightening, occasionally profound, frequently enjoyable, and continually revealing. issues comprise wealth ('If you'll be able to count number your cash, then you definitely aren't relatively a wealthy man.' —J. Paul Getty); making an investment ('Only purchase whatever that you'd be completely chuffed to carry if the industry close down for ten years.' —Warren Buffett); luck ('The mystery of good fortune is to do universal issues uncommonly well."—John D. Rockefeller); and management ("The greenback stops with the fellow who symptoms the checks."—Rupert Murdoch). moreover are proverbs, quips, and different remark on all features of getting a fortune.

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All people err. A winning guy, for my part, may perhaps err two times, yet he'll be successful 8 occasions. —Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum Failure is good fortune if we research from it. —Malcolm S. Forbes take pleasure in failure and research from it. you could by no means examine from luck. —Sir James Dyson everytime you see a profitable enterprise, an individual as soon as made a brave choice. —Peter Drucker luck appears to be like hooked up with motion. winning humans continue relocating. They make error, yet they don’t surrender. —Conrad Hilton four marketers AND firm should you wait until eventually all of the lighting fixtures are eco-friendly ahead of you allow domestic, you’ll by no means start in your journey to the head. —Zig Ziglar I bought my begin by way of giving myself a commence. —Madam C. J. Walker when you've got principles, you have got the most asset you wish, and there isn’t any restrict to what you are able to do together with your enterprise and your lifestyles. principles are any man’s maximum asset. —Harvey S. Firestone As I stood there with the razor in my hand, my eyes resting on it as evenly as a fowl settling down on its nest, the Gillette razor used to be born. In that second I observed all of it: the way in which the blade should be held in a holder; the belief of polishing the 2 contrary edges at the skinny piece of metal; the clamping plates, with a deal with midway among the 2 edges of the blade. —King Gillette The 5 crucial entrepreneurial abilities for achievement: focus, Discrimination, association, Innovation, and verbal exchange. —Harold S. Geneen the fellow who comes up with a way for doing or generating nearly something larger, swifter or extra economically has his destiny and his fortune at his fingertips. —J. Paul Getty Watch the turtle. He in simple terms strikes ahead via sticking his neck out. —Louis V. Gerstner an important factor for a tender guy is to set up a credits . . . a name, personality. —John D. Rockefeller it truly is actual that there's a advantageous line among entrepreneurship and madness. loopy humans see and believe issues that others don’t. yet you'll want to think that every little thing is feasible. should you think it, these round you'll think it too. —Anita Roddick That’s something approximately me. I’m my very own businessman. I’m my very own individual. The staff I equipped taught me easy methods to get into company, the best way to run a company. They gave me the information i wished to have. yet now I’m alone. —Ervin “Magic” Johnson i wished to be an editor or a journalist, I wasn’t fairly attracted to being an entrepreneur, yet I quickly came upon I needed to turn into an entrepreneur so that it will preserve my journal going. —Richard Branson you could by no means be pleased with your good fortune, you’ve acquired to be paranoid you’re going to lose it. —Louis V. Gerstner make a decision what you will have, come to a decision what you're keen to interchange for it. identify your priorities and visit paintings. —H. L. Hunt Failure is just the chance to start back, this time extra intelligently. —Henry Ford should you hesitate, a few bolder hand will stretch out ahead of you and get the prize. —Phineas T. Barnum someway I can’t think there are any heights that can’t be scaled by way of a guy who is aware the key of creating desires come real.

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