Robert Kiyosaki has published a heap of books on becoming wealthy.
His Rich Dad Poor Dad book changed the way many of us think about money, a job and security.
While many of his property strategies don’t work in Australia his financial philosophy must be admired as it has impacted people in all corners of the world.
It’s not surprising that Robert Kiyosaki quotes are valued by many people throughout the world.
Here’s 16 of his memorable quotes:
- “Often, in the real world, it’s not the smart that get ahead but the bold.”
- “Rule #1: You must know the difference between an asset and a liability, and buy assets. If you want to be rich, this is all you need to know. It is rule number one. It is the only rule.
This may sound absurdly simple, but most people have no idea how profound this rule is.
Most people struggle financially because they do not know the difference between an asset and a liability.
Rich people acquire assets. The poor and middle class acquire liabilities that they think are assets.”
- “If you want to thrive in today’s economy, you must challenge the status quo and get the financial education necessary to succeed.”
- “Confidence comes from discipline and training.”
- “If you are the kind of person who is waiting for the ‘right’ thing to happen, you might wait for a long time. It’s like waiting for all the traffic lights to be green for five miles before starting the trip.”
- “Critics only make you stronger. You have to look at what they are saying as feedback. Sometimes the feedback helps, and other times, it’s just noise that can be a distraction.”
- “Finding good partners is the key to success in anything: in business, in marriage and, especially, in investing.”
- “If you’re working for a good company and you’re happy there, and you’re being compensated accordingly, and your work satisfies you, you should stay there.”
- “The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.”
- “The richest people in the world look for and build networks; everyone else looks for work.”
- “Financial freedom is available to those who learn about it and work for it.”
- “Jobs are a centuries-old concept created during the Industrial Revolution. Despite the reality that we’re now deep in the Information Age, many people are studying for, or working at, or clinging to the Industrial Age idea of a safe, secure job.”
- “The best way to predict the future is to study the past, or prognosticate.”
- “If you don’t like the idea that most of the money spent on lottery tickets supports government programs, you should know that most of the earnings from mutual funds support investment advisors’ and mutual fund managers’ retirement.”
- “People who lie to themselves about investing are the same as overweight people who blame their genes for their obesity.”
- “To spend your life living in fear, never exploring your dreams is cruel. To work hard for money, thinking that it will buy you things that will make you happy is also cruel. To wake up in the middle of the night terrified about paying bills is a horrible way to live. To live a life dictated by the size of a paycheck is not really living a life. Thinking that a job makes you secure is lying to yourself. That’s cruel, and that’s a trap I want you to avoid…”
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