Quotes II

No man is free who cannot control himself
                    — Pythagoras
A man does what he has to do. A boy does what he wants to do.
                    — Anthony O’Neil
You have to be driven by hate to deny reality.
                    — Glenn Beck
“A slave waits for someone to come and free him.” Be proactive.
                    — Ezra Pound
Virtue signaling – learn what it is.
Act like a victor not a victim.
Overtime the media publishes the name of a murderer contact them and tell them to stop… They are creating murderers by making them famous.
Do you own stuff or does your stuff own you?
When seconds count the police are only minutes away.
                    — Tom Greshem     — meme
For people who want to win with money
                    — Dave Ramsey     — meme
We’re winning or we’re learning. There is not loosing.
                — Freddy Fri
Everything I know about $ I learned from advertising…I’m bad with $ aren’t I?
                    — meme
Oh, would some Power the gift gives us,
    to see ourselves as others see us.
                    — Robert Burns     — meme
Intelligence combined with arrogance equals ignorance. Totalitarians are incapable of listening, therefore, change can never happen.     — meme
Communication skills in order of importance
  1. Listening
  2. Reading
  3. Writing
  4. Body Language
  5. Speaking
List exactly what you want. Commit to being wealthy and the universe will work with you.
– If you avoid things… Ask Yourself: What are you willing to do? List out options. Am I willing to do a, b, & c. Go as far as you are willing to go. Over time this will help you make greater progress. from Jordan Peterson
feelings aren’t facts
Complaints are a crap magnet! Don’t complain!
Attending public school has been an ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of a slave driver;(1)leaving us emotionally weak, incapable of intellectual thought and with the self-discipline of a toddler at best.
Debt is “an ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slave driver.”
          
                     (1) — Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary
Are you financially illiterate? article 1 | article 2
You are financially illiterate!
People who cannot control their cash flow work for those who can.
                    — Robert Kiyosaki
 BOOK: The 5 financial IQs you were never taught in school and why they deliberately left them out of the curriculum! – includes 27 proofs that they didn’t want you to know about. A simple course/guide to becoming wealthy
Luck happens to those who greatly increase the chances of its occurrence.
If I did it anyone can do it.
When going through hell… keep going
– Winston Churchill
Take your money seed and plant it! Every dollar you earn is a seed that can grow into millions!
“It isn’t enough to read… you also have to write” every day if you want to be a clear communicator.
                    — Jordan B. Peterson
Just as Alma taught us how to grow faith in God who among us was what he became when he wasn’t what he now is?
Who was what he became when he wasn’t what he was?
 Government is not a fixer, it’s an elixir.
                     Fetus  |  Baby
                      Mass  |  Life
               Abortion  |  Killing
               Research  |  Dissect
    Abortion Clinic  |  Extermination Chamber
 97 of 100 65-year-old Americans cannot write a $600 check.
                        — The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey
A budget is restrictive. or A budget is freeing. Which is true?
 “Fear does not prevent death. It prevents life.”
                    — Naguib Mahfouz
 We give our lives meaning. If you feel your life is meaningless, it is your fault!
                    — meme
 Let this be a defining moment in your life.
                     — President Russell M. Neilson
Compliance is a virtue. Resistance is an act of violence.
                     — Salman Rushdie
… accomplishment without goal… — Salman Rushdie
We are all children of God. Focusing on our differences is the poison of our time.             — DCF
The worlds most important calling is being an employer. Because you enable the employee to be good parents or not. You enable the employee to be at home or not. You enable the employee to provide for their family or not.
                 -Brad Baird (George Hansen’s friend)
 Your brain is a muscle. Use it and you’ll grow in knowledge & ability, don’t and you won’t.
                         — DCF
“The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.”         — Carl Sagan
PMA graphing for Trevor         — meme
Do you manage money or credit?
Are you managing credit or your money?
Manage your money, not your credit!
Start managing your money, not your credit!            — meme
Meme this: Since 1998, gun crime in Massachusetts has gotten worse, not better. In 2011, Massachusetts recorded 122 murders committed with firearms, the Globe reported this month — “a striking increase from the 65 in 1998.” A 188% increase in gun violence. Other crimes rose too. Between 1998 and 2011, robbery with firearms climbed 20.7 percent. Aggravated assaults jumped 26.7 percent. https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2013/02/17/the-nation-toughest-gun-control-law-made-massachusetts-less-safe/3845k7xHzkwTrBWy4KpkEM/amp.html?event=event25&__twitter_impression=true
Crime rose in Massachusetts because the state made it harder for honest citizens to lawfully carry a gun! A 188% increase in gun violence. In fact!
Kindness is our religion. — Joseph Smith     meme
The poor and the middle-class work for money. The wealthy have money work for them.                      — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p22
Do you work for money or have it work for you?            —DCF
Most people fail to realize that in life, it’s not how much you make. It’s how much money you keep.
                     — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p43
An asset is something that puts money in your pocket. A liability is something that takes money out of your pocket.
                      — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p48
A person can be highly educated, professionally successful, and financially illiterate.
                        — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p57
The fear of being different prevents most people from seeking new ways to solve their problems.                     — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p57
Never say, “I can’t afford it!” Rather say, “How can I afford it?”
            — meme                      — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad
High emotions tend to lower financial intelligence.
                      — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p61
The philosophy that a pay raise means you can buy a larger home or spend more is a bad philosophy.                     — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p66
A good philosophy with money is to increase your savings when you get a pay raise.             — DCF
Rich people buy luxuries last. Poor people buy luxuries first.
                     — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p77
The problem is that the people who lose are the uninformed.
                    — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p84
An employee with a safe, secure job, without financial aptitude, has no escape.
                     — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p84
If you work for money, you give the power to your employer. If money works for you, you keep the power and control it.
                      — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p85
…they blame technology or the economy or their boss. Sadly, they fail to realize that they might be the problem.
                      — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p93
Most people have an opportunity of a lifetime flash right in front of them, and they fail to see it.                      — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p97
Financial intelligence is simply having more options.
                      — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p97
The single most powerful asset we all have is our mind. If it is trained well, it can create enormous wealth seemingly instantaneously. An untrained mind can also create extreme poverty that can crush a family for generations.
                    — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p98
Wealth is something you create that other will pay you for. Create value that people desire and they will pay for it.   — DCF see Rich Dad Poor Dad, p98
“Listening is more important than thinking.” Don’t argue. Ask questions.
— Robert Kiyosaki
Why is it that “intelligence combined with arrogance equals ignorance?” And why have we become thus?                     — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p118-9
Time is one of your greatest assets.
             — Robert Kiyosaki
In school, we learn that mistakes are bad, and we are punished for making them. Yet if you look at the way humans are designed to learn, we learn by making mistakes.                            — Robert Kiyosaki
It is what you know that is your greatest wealth. It is what you do not know that is your greatest risk.
            — Robert Kiyosaki
Education is more valuable than money, in the long run.
            — Robert Kiyosaki
Life is much like going to the gym. The most painful part is deciding to go.
            — Robert Kiyosaki
The world is filled with talented poor people… not because of what they know, but because of what they do not know.
            — Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, p124-5
The better you are at communicating, negotiating, and handling your fear of rejection the easier life is.
            — Robert Kiyosaki
It is how you handle failure that makes the difference in one’s life. The primary difference between a rich person and a poor person is how they manage that fear.                            — Robert Kiyosaki
Winning means being unafraid to lose.
            — Robert Kiyosaki
Most people are poor because they fear what people will say if they do something that is different to get out of debt.
Our doubts often paralyze us.
             — Robert Kiyosaki
Doubt is expensive.
             — Robert Kiyosaki
Finding what people miss is key to any success.
            — Robert Kiyosaki
Our lives are a reflection of our habits more than our education.
            — Robert Kiyosaki
What I know makes me money. What I don’t know loses me money.
            — Robert Kiyosaki
Our spending habits reflect who we are.
            — Robert Kiyosaki
With every dollar we get in our hands, we hold the power to choose our future: to be rich, poor, or middle class.
            — Robert Kiyosaki
Invest first in education. In reality, the only real asset you have is your mind, the most powerful tool we have dominion over. Each of us has the choice of what we put in our brain.
            — Robert Kiyosaki
If they argue instead of asking questions you know they are arrogant and ignorant
                    — DCF
Intelligence combined with arrogance equals ignorance.
            — Robert Kiyosaki
Listening is more important than talking.
            — Robert Kiyosaki
Perhaps there are better reasons to learn than mere necessity.
                 — Clarence Thomas
Wealth IQ, Financial IQ, Asset IQ, FICO IQ, Retirement IQ
                    — DCF    meme
Ask yourself, “What is holding me back?” Go out and live.
“It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.” Do it anyway!
                    — Erma Bombeck
Stop preventing us from saving kids lives! or Save Kids Lives. Arm Up America!
             Save-Kids-Lives-Meme.png
“Let the kids die. Run, hide & wait for the police to show up.” is what all common sense gun supporting groups are really saying.
                — Common-Sense-Gun-Control-Meme-2.png
Brookings Institute “success sequence”
    – 1. Finish HS 2. Get married (after 20) 3. Then have children. 97% success rate.
It’s almost impossible to read a fine thing without wanting to do a fine thing.
                — Steinbeck, The Pastures of Heaven
“The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.”
                — Voltaire
Freedom
Only the disciplined are truly free. The only areas where you are truly free are in your actions. What you eat, your health, your choices, your thoughts and/or how you use your mind! Nearly all other aspects of our life have government regulations that have stained our freedom.      — DCF
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Today the truth is “drowned in a sea of irrelevance!”
Something Has To Be Done… By The People!     — DCF
Throw away your Ph.D. in DUMB card.     — DCF
I threw away my Ph.D. in DUMB card.     — DCF
I have a Ph.D. in DUMB!     — Dave Ramsey
Trust me. I’m lying!          — meme     — DCF
The problem is people aren’t thinking about things! — DCF
Astonish Culture!
The ultimate ignorance is the rejection of something you know nothing about yet refuse to investigate.    — Dr. Wayne Dryer     wise-words-strong-words-Wayne-Dyer-Meme.jpg
Just because you don’t know the answer doesn’t mean there isn’t one.
                — DCF
Poor people have poor habits. Wealthy people have wealthy habits.
You are/Are you/Have you been educated beyond your intelligence?
— DCF

“My favorite definition of an intellectual: Someone who has been educated beyond his/her intelligence.”       ― Arthur C. Clarke3001: The Final Odyssey

Persistence is the highest indicator of success!
                — DCF
The one thing our species is helpless against is good fortune. It first puzzles, then frightens, then angers, and finally destroys us.
             — John Steinbeck
You, alone, control who it is that occupies the real estate of your mind.
                 — Roy H. Williams
Where has a gun law reduced crime? (There was a bumper sticker made of this in the 70s)
Utah law has allowed citizens to carry concealed in schools for 25 years. No school shootings have occurred. Enough Said!
A tragedy is not how one dies but how one has lived.
             —Salman Rushdie     Tragedy-How-You-Lived-Meme-The-Internet-Dark-Ages.png
“Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.”
            — President Harry Truman
Gun Free Zones are Open Targets. All Stats Prove it is True.
Run. Hide. Fight. FU.
Don’t Run. Fight!     —Dont-Run-Fight-Meme.jpg
Common sense is my superpower.