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117 Inspiring Robert Kiyosaki Quotes

These motivational Robert Kiyosaki quotes will help you take charge of your finances and get started on creating the life you want.

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Robert Kiyosaki is the author of New York Times bestseller, Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

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Robert Kiyosaki is a successful entrepreneur and author, who at the age of 9, questioned why his school wasn’t teaching him about money and finances.  When his father told him that we go to school so we can get a job; Robert wondered why his school didn’t teach kids how to make money instead.

His father told him if he wanted to learn about money to go to someone is creating their own wealth – an entrepreneur.  From there, his story begins as he begins his journey learning how to create wealth.

I highly recommend checking out one of Robert’s many books or motivational speeches (you can find them on YouTube) to inspire you on your journey to success.

Here are some of the best Robert Kiyosaki quotes to help you create the future you desire:

  1. “The only difference between a rich person and poor person is how they use their time.”quotes by robert kiyosaki
  2. “You’ll often find that it’s not mom or dad, husband or wife, or the kids that’s stopping you. It’s you. Get out of your own way.”
  3. “The more a person seeks security, the more that person gives up control over his life.”
  4. “It’s more important to grow your income than cut your expenses. It is more important to grow you spirit than cut your dreams.”
  5. “Never say you cannot afford something. That is a poor man’s attitude. Ask HOW to afford it.”
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  6. “Your mentors in life are important, so choose them wisely.”
  7. “If you want to be rich, think big, think differently.”
  8. “Knowing you need to make a change isn’t enough. You’ve got to find the guts to do it.”
  9. “Money will never make you happy if you are an unhappy person.”
  10. “Successful people take big risks knowing that they might fall hard, but they might succeed more than they ever dreamed too.”
  11. “Most people never get wealthy simply because they are not trained to recognize opportunities right in front of them.”
  12. “The primary difference between rich people and poor people is how they handle fear.”
  13. “The most life destroying word of all is the word tomorrow.”
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  14. “The most successful people are mavericks who aren’t afraid to ask why, especially when everyone thinks it’s obvious.”
  15. “Hoping drains your energy. Action creates energy.”
  16. “The trouble with school is they give you the answer, then they give you the exam. That’s not life.”
  17. “Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success.”
  18. “If you want to be rich, you need to develop your vision. You must be standing on the edge of time gazing into the future.”
  19. “If you’re still doing what mommy and daddy said for you to do (go to school, get a job, and save money), you’re losing.”
  20. “The thing I always say to people is this: If you avoid failure, you also avoid success.”
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  21. “A plan is a bridge to your dreams. Your job is to make the plan or bridge real, so that your dreams will become real. If all you do is stand on the side of the bank and dream of the other side, your dreams will forever be just dreams.”
  22. “One of the great things about being willing to try new things and make mistakes is that making mistakes keeps you humble. People who are humble learn more than people who are arrogant.”
  23. “Intelligence solves problems and produces money. Money without financial intelligence is money soon gone.”
  24. “Start small and dream big.”
  25. “Skills make you rich, not theories.”
  26. “Losers quit when they fail. Winners fail until they succeed.”
  27. “The difference between the rich and the poor is how they use their time.”
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  28. “The ability to sell is the number one skill in business. If you cannot sell, don’t bother thinking about becoming a business owner.”
  29. “The love of money is not the root of all evil. The lack of money is the root of all evil.”
  30. “We all have tremendous potential, and we all are blessed with gifts. Yet, the one thing that holds all of us back is some degree of self-doubt. It is not so much the lack of technical information that holds us back, but more the lack of self-confidence.”
  31. “The moment you make passive income and portfolio income a part of your life, your life will change. Those words will become flesh.”
  32. “You will never know true freedom until you achieve financial freedom.”
  33. “The richest people in the world build networks; everyone else is trained to look for work.”
  34. “Every time you think you can’t do something, someone else thinks they can.”
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  35. “Making mistakes isn’t enough to become great. You must also admit the mistake, and then learn how to turn that mistake into an advantage.”
  36. “It’s easier to stand on the sidelines, criticize, and say why you shouldn’t do something. The sidelines are crowded. Get in the game.”
  37. “Rich people acquire assets. The poor and middle class acquire liabilities that they think are assets.”
  38. “An asset puts money in my pocket. A liability takes money out of my pocket.”
  39. “If your pattern is to spend everything you get, most likely an increase in cash will just result in an increase in spending.”
  40. “Most people must keep their job and rely on their wages to fund their acquisition of assets.”
  41. “When there are enough assets to generate more than enough income to cover expenses, the balance is reinvested into assets.”
  42. “Your choices decide your fate. Take the time to make the right ones. If you make a mistake, that’s fine; learn from it & don’t make it again.”
  43. “The problem with having a job is that it gets in the way of getting rich.”
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  44. “If you realize that you’re the problem, then you can change yourself, learn something and grow wiser. Don’t blame other people for your problems.”
  45. “Workers work hard enough to not be fired, and owners pay just enough so that workers won’t quit.”
  46. “As I said, I wish I could say it was easy. It wasn’t, but it wasn’t hard either. But without a strong reason or purpose, anything in life is hard. ”
  47. “If you want to be financially free, you need to become a different person than you are today and let go of whatever has held you back in the past.”
  48. “The philosophy of the rich and the poor is this: the rich invest their money and spend what is left. The poor spend their money and invest what is left.”
  49. “Sight is what you see with your eyes, vision is what you see with your mind.”
  50. “In the real world, the smartest people are people who make mistakes and learn. In school, the smartest people don’t make mistakes.”
  51. “The most successful people in life are the ones who ask questions. They’re always learning. They’re always growing. They’re always pushing.”
  52. “Don’t be addicted to money. Work to learn. Don’t work for money. Work for knowledge.”
  53. “Often, the more money you make the more money you spend; that’s why more money doesn’t make you rich – assets make you rich.”
  54. “Everyone can tell you the risk. An entrepreneur can see the reward.”
  55. “I find so many people struggling, often working harder, simply because they cling to old ideas. They want things to be the way they were; they resist change. Old ideas are their biggest liability. It is a liability simply because they fail to realize that while that idea or way of doing something was an asset yesterday, yesterday is gone.”
  56. “There are those who make things happen, there are those who watch things happen and there are those who say ‘what happened?”
  57. “F.O.C.U.S – Follow One Course Until Successful.”
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  58. “The more I risk being rejected, the better my chances are of being accepted.”
  59. “If you want to be rich, simply serve more people.”
  60. “People who dream small dreams continue to live as small people.”
  61. “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. We learn to walk by falling down. If we never fell down, we would never walk.”
  62. “Tomorrows only exist in the minds of dreamers and losers.”
  63. “People need to wake up and realize that life doesn’t wait for you. If you want something, get up and go after it.”
  64. “In today’s rapidly changing world, the people who are not taking risk are the risk takers.”
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  65. “You’re only poor if you give up. The most important thing is that you did something. Most people only talk and dream of getting rich. You’ve done something.”
  66. “It is easy to stay the same but it is not easy to change. Most people choose to stay the same all their lives.”
  67. “It does not take money to make money.”
  68. “There are no bad business and investment opportunities, but there are bad entrepreneurs and investors.”
  69. “A winning strategy must include losing.”
  70. “If you want to go somewhere, it is best to find someone who has already been there.”
  71. “The most important law of money: ‘Give, and you shall receive.’”
  72. “If you have any desire to be rich, you must focus. Do not do what poor and middleclass people do: put their few eggs in many baskets. Put a lot of your eggs in a few baskets and FOCUS: Follow One Course Until Successful.”
  73. “A savvy investor knows that the seemingly worst of times is actually the best of times to make money.”
  74. “Wise investors buy an investment when it’s not popular. They know their profits are made when they buy, not when they sell.”
  75. “I would venture to say that personal self-discipline is the number one delineating factor between the rich, the poor, and the middle class.”
  76. “Success is a poor teacher. We learn the most about ourselves when we fail, so don’t be afraid of failing. Failing is part of the process of success. You cannot have success without failure.”
  77. “The wealthy buy luxuries last, while the poor and middleclass tend to buy luxuries first. Why? Emotional discipline.”
  78. “To be a successful business owner and investor, you have to be emotionally neutral to winning and losing. Winning and losing are just part of the game.”
  79. “Rich dad said it was better to work years at creating an asset rather than to spend your life working hard for money to create someone else’s asset.”
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  80. “The poor and the middle class work for money. The rich have money work for them.”
  81. “Rule One. You must know the difference between an asset and a liability, and buy assets. An asset is something that puts money in my pocket. A liability is something that takes money out of my pocket.”
  82. “Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.”
  83. “You get one life. Live it in a way that it inspires someone.”
  84. “The biggest challenge you have is to challenge your own self-doubt and your laziness. It is your self-doubt and your laziness that defines and limit who you are.”
  85. “When I started my last business, I didn’t receive a paycheck for 13 months. The average person can’t handle that pressure.”
  86. “If you’ve failed, that means you’re doing something. If you’re doing something, you have a chance.”
  87. “Successful people don’t fear failure. But understand that it’s necessary to learn and grow from.”
  88. “Change your focus from making money, to serving more people. Serving more people makes the money come in.”
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  89. “Getting rich begins with the right mindset, the right words and the right plan.”
  90. “Sometimes, what is right for you at the beginning of your life is not the right thing for you at the end of your life.”
  91. “Business is like a wheel barrow. Nothing happens until you start pushing.”
  92. “Starting a business is like jumping out of an airplane without a parachute. In midair, the entrepreneur begins building a parachute and hopes it opens before hitting the ground.”
  93. “If you want to be rich the rule of thumb is to teach others how to be rich.”
  94. “The hardest part of change is going through the unknown.”
  95. “An important distinction is that rich people buy luxuries last, while the poor and middle class tend to buy luxuries first.”
  96. “With money comes great power that requires the right knowledge to keep it and make it multiply.”
  97. “We all have tremendous potential, and we all are blessed with gifts. Yet the one thing that holds all of us back is some degree of self-doubt.”
  98. “The rich know that savings are only used to create more money, not to pay bills.”
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  99. “Financial intelligence is simply having more options, figuring out ways to create opportunities or altering situations to work in your favor.”
  100. “Financial struggle is often the direct result of people working all their lives for someone else.”
  101. “The fear of being different prevents most people from seeking new ways to solve their problems.”
  102. “The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.”
  103. “Being an entrepreneur is simply going from one mistake to the next. You must have the fortitude to continue on.”
  104. “Successful people ask questions. They seek new teachers. They’re always learning.”
  105. “The faster you can make a decision the more likely you’ll be able to seize opportunities—before someone else does.”
  106. “Buying or building assets that deliver cash flow is putting your money to work for you. High paying jobs mean two things: you’re working for money and the taxes you pay will probably increase.”
  107. “Be truthful about your emotions and use your mind and emotions in your favor, not against yourself.”
  108. “When your assets generate enough income to cover your expenses, you are wealthy, even if you are not yet rich.”
  109. “Simple math and common sense are all you need to do well financially.”
  110. “Job security meant everything to my educated dad. Learning meant everything to my rich dad.”
  111. “Job is an acronym for ‘Just Over Broke.’”
  112. “Keep your daytime job, but start buying real assets, not liabilities.”
  113. “I recommend to young people to seek work for what they will learn, more than what they will earn.”
  114. “The ability to sell—to communicate to another human being, be it a customer, employee, boss, spouse, or child—is the base skill of personal success.”
  115. “There is a difference between being poor and being broke. Broke is temporary. Poor is eternal.”
  116. “The poor get up every day and go work for money, not taking the time to ask the question, ‘Is there another way?”robert kiyosaki rich dad poor dad quotes

We hope these Robert Kiyosaki quotes inspire you to get started on your business.  Which is your favorite?

 

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