71+ Rich Dad Poor Dad Quotes

Terms like money management, personal finance, and wealth building may seem tedious but should be studied carefully. The book “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” by Robert T. Kiyoshi makes personal finance simple. It’s the story of him growing up with a rich and poor dad and what he learns subsequently.


Rich Dad, Poor Dad Quotes

-Money can come and go, but if you learn how money works, you gain control over it and can start amassing wealth.

-In the real world, the bold ones get ahead of the smart ones.

-Money is just an idea.

-You will be considered poor only if you give up. The most important thing is to try something, whereas most people only dream about getting rich.

-The love of money is the root of all evil. The lack of money is the root of all evil.

-The most powerful asset in our possession is our mind. If we train it well, then it can make us enormous wealth in a short time.

-A person can be highly educated and professionally successful but can still be financially illiterate.

-The basic difference between rich and poor people is how they deal with fear.

-For financial well-being, all that is required is simple math and common sense.

-It you have knowledge of what you are doing it is not called gambling. It is gambling only if you invest your money somewhere and pray.

-The difference between being broke and being poor is that being broke is a temporary situation while being poor is eternal.

 -JOB is an acronym for “Just Over Broke”.

-What you see with your eyes is sight; what you see with your mind is vision.

-In this fast-moving world, the risk takers are the ones who are not willing to take any risks.

-The difference between the philosophy of the rich and the poor is:  the rich invest their money and spend what remains, whereas the poor spend their money first and invest what is left.

-It is better to welcome change rather than cling to the past.

-Sometimes, you have to realize that you are the problem, not others. This way, you can try to change, learn new things, and gain more knowledge.

-Workers work hard enough not to be fired, and owners pay just enough so that workers won’t quit.

-Learn to use your emotions, not think with your emotions.

-A lot of people fail to realize that what matters is how much money you keep, not how much money you make.

-Your skills are what help you get rich, not your theories.

-There exist bad investors and entrepreneurs but no bad business or investment opportunities.

-Don’t be afraid of failing; failing teaches us valuable lessons. Failure is a part of success; without failure, there cannot be lasting success.

-Failure inspires winners and defeats losers.

-Rich people spend money on luxuries last, while middle-class and poor people spend on luxuries first.

-Don’t get addicted to money. Addiction of any sort is harmful. Work to gain knowledge and learn.

-It is more important to focus on growing your wealth than cutting your expenses.

-Grow your spirit rather than cutting your dreams.

-The size of your dream measures the range of your success, the strength of your desire to achieve it, and how you handle failure along the way.

-Your genius cannot flourish if you let your fear win.

-Rich people acquire assets. The poor and middle class acquire liabilities that they think are assets.

-Two emotions hold control over people’s lives: greed and fear.

-Treating wins and losses as the same is the key to being a successful investor and business owner.

-Most people are focused too much on money and not on their greatest wealth, their education.

-Money without financial intelligence is money gone too soon.

-The rich people of the world build networks, and the rest just look for jobs.

-If you start working for money, your employer gains power over you. If money works for you, you keep the power and control it.

-A plan is a bridge to your dreams.

-Leverage is one of the main reasons some people find success and become rich, and others don’t.

-The more a person seeks security, the more that person gives up control over his life.

-If you are still following mommy and daddy’s advice (go to school, get a job, save money), you are losing.

-There will always be a risk where there is money. Learn to manage risks instead of avoiding them.

-Find a game where you can win and then commit your life to play it and winning it.

-Most people never get a taste of success because they are too afraid of losing.

-Rule number 1 is: to know the difference between an asset and a liability and buy assets. 

-The most important things to manage to start a successful business are cash flow, people, and time.

-If you have low financial intelligence, then money will become smarter than you. You will have to work for it your whole life. You need to become smarter than money to be the master of it. Then money will obey you. This is financial intelligence.

-Being able to make quick and meaningful decisions is an important skill.

-The ability to sell- to communicate and convince a fellow human being- is the base skill of personal success.

-Busy people are often the laziest. 

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