THE MULTI-MILLION COPY BESTSELLING CLASSIC Read by millions, this timeless book holds the key to success-in the secrets of the ancients. Based on the famous "Babylonian principles," it's been hailed as the greatest of all inspirational works on the subject of thrift and financial planning.... read more
Buying this was one of my worthiest investment in buying books. I am very much interested to learn more about money rules and change my financial status and achieve more success and also happiness in life. I was amazed by the simple rules this book has narrated to achieve my goals and open my... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Buying this was one of my worthiest investment in buying books. I am very much interested to learn more about money rules and change my financial status and achieve more success and also happiness in life. I was amazed by the simple rules this book has narrated to achieve my goals and open my eyes to some of the basic things that i should follow. What I have learnt so far if I sum those up it would be something like below"
1. Nothing can replace the joy, happiness and success good works brings.
2.Work is my best friend, I ever Know
3.Many things I enjoy but nothing takes the place of work.
4.it's easier to pay one's just debts than to avoid them.
5.where the determination is, the way can be found!
6.We cannot afford to be without adequate protection
7.Better a little caution then a great regret: thy 1st desire is for safety
8.Merchants must learn their trade.
The Five laws of gold:
1. Gold cometh gladly and in increasing quantity to any man who will put by not less than 1/10 of his earnings to create an estate for his future and that of his family.
2.Gold laboreth diligently and contentedly for the wise owner who finds for it profitable employment, multiplying as the flocks of the field.
3. Gold clingeth to the protection of the cautious owner who invest it under the advice of men wise in its handling.
4.Gold slippeth away from the man who invests it in business or purposes with which he is not familiar or which are not approved by those skilled in its handling.
5.Gold flees the man who would force it to impossible earnings or who followeth the alluring advice of tricksters and schemers or who trusts it to his own inexperience and romantic desires in investment.
9. I would be guided by the wisdom of age and not by the inexperience of youth.
10. Merchants must learn their trade.
11.if you want to help your friend do so in such a way that will not bring thy friend's burdens upon thyself.
12.Men of action are favoured by the goddess of good luck
13.To attract good luck to oneself, it is necessary to take advantages of opportunity.
14.The wisdom of making a payment immediately when we are convinced our bargain is wise.
15.A good merchant continually seek better goods that can be purchased at lower price.
16.The more of wisdom we know, the more we may earn.
17.Within me was a strong desire to earn more,a proper and commendable desire.
18.Truth is always simple
19. 1st rules of investment: security of the principle
20.Own thy own home
21. Only a great desire of wealth, beside this nothing :D
22.Wealth like a tree, grows from a tiny seeds.
23.A part of all you earn is yours to keep.
24Wealth is power.With wealth many things are possible.
7 steps to leading the temple of wealth:
1.Start thy purse to fattening
2.Control thy expenditures
3.Make thy gold multiply
4.Guard thy treasure from loss
5.Make of thy dwelling a profitable investment
6.Insure a future income
7.Increase thy ability to earn
From Back of Book:
Beloved by millions, this timeless classic holds the key to all you desire and everything you wish to accomplish. This is the book that reveals the secret to personal wealth. Countless readers have been helped by the famous "Babylonian parables," hailed as the greatest of all inspirational works on the subject of thrift, financial planning, and personal wealth. In language as as simple as that found in the Bible, these fascinating and informative stories set you on a sure path to prosperity and its accompanying joys. Acclaimed as a modern-day classic, this celebrated bestseller offers an understanding of -- and a solution to -- your personal financial problems that will guide you through a lifetime. This is the book that holds the secrets to acquiring money, keeping money, and making money earn more money.
The Man Who Desired Gold
The Richest Man in Babylon
Seven Cures for a Lean Purse
Meet the Goddess of Good Luck
The Five Laws of Gold
The Gold Lender of Babylon
The Walls of Babylon
The Camel Trader of Babylon
The Clay Tablets from Babylon
The Luckiest Man in Babylon
A Historical Sketch of Babylon
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