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“The true measure of a man's wealth is in the things he can afford not to buy.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: German novelist, dramatist, humanist, scientist, philosopher; cabinet minister of Weimar; Author of Faust and Theory of Colours

"Talent develops itself in solitude, character in life's stream." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

John Wesley

"Earn all that you can, save all that you can, and give all that you can." - John Wesley

Ralph Waldo Emerson: American essayist and one of America's most influential thinkers and writers.

"The true measure of a man's wealth is in the things he can afford not to buy." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Proverbs 29:18

"Where there is no vision, the people perish." - Proverbs 29:18

Ella Fitzgerald

"Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong." - Ella Fitzgerald

Bill Cosby

"Don't mistake your career for your life." - Bill Cosby

"Don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone." - Bill Cosby

Donald Kendall

"The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary." - Donald Kendall


"There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance." - Socrates

Anthony Robbins: American motivational speaker and writer.

"Success is the result of good judgement, good judgement is a result of experience, experience is often the result of bad judgement." - Anthony Robbins

David T. Chase

"A little security is sometimes worse than no security at all." - David T. Chase


"He who sees a need and waits to be asked for help is as unkind as if he had refused it." - Dante

Earl of Chesterfield

"Be wiser than other people if you can, but do not tell them." - Earl of Chesterfield

Mark Twain

"There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate: when he can't afford it, and when he can." - Mark Twain

Nicholas Murry Butler

"Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and of true progress." - Nicholas Murry Butler

Will Rogers

"Even if you're on the right track, you won't get anywhere if you're standing still." - Will Rogers

Edward Everett Hale

"Never bear more than one trouble at a time. Some people bear three kinds - all they have had, all they have now, and all they expect to have." - Edward Everett Hale

Dr. William Hornaday

"Life is formed from the inside out. What I am inside determines the issues in the battle of life." - Dr. William Hornaday

Cyrus H. Curtis

"There are two kinds of men who never amount to much: those who cannot do what they are told and those who can do nothing else." - Cyrus H. Curtis

Haddon W. Robinson

"What worries you, masters you." - Haddon W. Robinson

Sir Richard Branson: Virgin Records, Virgin Brand

"The music industry is a strange combination of having real and intangible assets: pop bands are brand names in themselves, and at a given stage in their careers their name alone can practically gaurantee hit records." - Sir Richard Branson

"I wanted to be an editor or a journalist, I wasn't really interested in being an entrepreneur, but I soon found I had to become an entrepreneur in order to keep my magazine going." - Sir Richard Branson

"I never get the accountants in before I start up a business. It's done on gut feeling, especially if I can see that they are taking the mickey out of the consumer." - Sir Richard Branson

"A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts." - Sir Richard Branson

"Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won't make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa — and it's about getting a balance." - Sir Richard Branson

Zig Ziglar: Pre-eminent American Self Help Author and Religious speaker; Mixing religion with self help to create classic motivational books like "See you at the Top" [Biography; Quotes; Articles].

"Money will buy me a house, but not a home; a bed, but not a good night's sleep."

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