Playing it safe and taking no risks is a shortcut to poverty.
There are always patterns in everything, there are patterns in books, there are patterns in human behavior, there are patterns in success, there are patterns for everything in life. You just need to pay attention to them.
Without action, the best intentions in the world are nothing more than that: intentions.
You don't choose who you fall in love with, do you? And once you do fall in love--that obsessive sort of love, that all-consuming love, where two people can't stand to be apart from each other for even a moment--how are you supposed to let a love like that pass you by?
There's no way to succeed in business without the highest ethical standards.
There's only 1 way to get rich, quick! But not through a get rich quick scheme. There's a difference.
No one hangs up the phone until the customer buys or dies.
Don't hang up until the client either buys or dies.
You are not the mistakes of your past, but the resources and capabilities that you have gleaned from your past.
Dream stompers are people who want to stomp on your hopes and dreams. Lose their phone numbers.
Money doesn't just buy you a better life, better food, better cars, better pussy -- it also makes you a better person.
I do not come from a rich family, but I come from a really good family.
When you live your life by poor standards, you inflict damage on everyone who crosses your path, especially those you love.
Best way to sell something: don't sell anything. Earn the awareness, respect and trust of those who might buy.
I want you to back yourself into a corner. Give yourself no choice but to succeed. Let the consequences of failure become so dire and so unthinkable that you'll have no choice but to do whatever it takes to succeed.
Aunt Patricia smiled, and we walked in silence for a while. But it wasn't a poisonous silence. It was the sort of silence shared by two people who're comfortable enough not to force a conversation ahead of its logical progression. I found this woman's company to be incredibly soothing.
Don't follow the path. Blaze the trail.
I believe in total immersion, if you want to be rich, you have to program your mind to be rich. You have to unlearn all the thoughts that were making you poor and replace them with new thoughts -- rich thoughts.
There's no nobility in poverty.
The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can't achieve it.