Best 90 Quotes & Tweets on Wealth

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There are 4 types of wealth: 1. Financial wealth (money) 2. Social wealth (status) 3. Time wealth (freedom) 4. Physical wealth (health) Be wary of jobs that lure you in with 1 and 2, but rob you of 3 and 4.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

2

Money doesn’t buy happiness - it buys freedom.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

3

The measure of wealth is freedom. The measure of health is lightness. The measure of intellect is judgment. The measure of wisdom is silence. The measure of love is peace.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

4

If you need a degree to do it, it’s not going to make you wealthy.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

5

Real wealth is not about money. Real wealth is: -not having to go to meetings -not having to spend time with jerks -not being locked into status games -not feeling like you have to say “yes” -not worrying about others claiming your time and energy Real wealth is about freedom.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

6

You’re spending time to save money when you should be spending money to save time.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

7

The ideal school would teach health, wealth, and happiness. It‘d be free, self-paced, and available to all. It‘d show opposing ideas and students would self-verify truth. No grades, no tests, no diplomas - just learning. Actually, you’re already here. Careful who you follow.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

8

Earn with your mind, not with your time.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

9

You want to be rich and anonymous, not poor and famous.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

10

A society that believes that wealth is created through luck or privilege will eat itself alive.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

11

You don’t get rich by spending your time to save money. You get rich by saving your time to make money.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

12

People who live far below their means enjoy a freedom that people busy upgrading their lifestyles can’t fathom.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

13

Retirement starts when you stop sacrificing today for some imaginary tomorrow. You retire by saving up enough money, becoming a monk, or by finding work that feels like play to you.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

14

Trade money for time, not time for money. You’re going to run out of time first.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

15

If you want to be wealthy, spend your time relaxing, or earning. Outsource or ignore everything else.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

16

Status games are multiplayer, zero-sum, hierarchical, judged socially. Get grades, applause, titles now - emptiness later. Natural games are single player, positive-sum, internal, judged by nature/markets. Pay in pain now - get wealth, health, knowledge, peace, family later.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

17

You’re never going to get rich renting out your time.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

18

Get wealthy, get healthy, get happy.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

19

Money does buy happiness, if you earned it.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

20

Better billionaires than kings.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

21

Wealth is the power to choose. Financial wealth is the power to choose how to spend money. Social wealth is the power to choose who to hang out with. Calendar wealth is the power to choose how to spend your time. Mental wealth is the power to choose your thoughts.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

22

You are richer than 93% of people. Not in money, but in time. 108 billion people have lived throughout history. 93% of them are dead. You have what every king and queen, every pharaoh and ruler, every CEO and celebrity of the past would give all their wealth for: Today.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

23

Making money through an early lucky trade is the worst way to win. The bad habits that it reinforces will lead to a lifetime of losses.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

24

Things that matter that aren't taught in school + Outcomes over ego (change your mind, don't take things personally, etc) + If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. + seek wealth (assets that earn) + Not all leverage is financial

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

25

What is the real goal? The real goal is not to “beat the market.” The goal is to build wealth. The real goal is not to read more books. The goal is to understand what you read. Don’t let a proxy become the target. Don’t optimize for the wrong outcome.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

26

Concentration produces wealth. Diversification protects wealth.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

27

The two kinds of people - those who want money, and those who want status.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

28

Wealth creation is an evolutionarily recent positive-sum game. Status is an old zero-sum game. Those attacking wealth creation are often just seeking status.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

29

Money isn’t an invention. It isn’t even a discovery. It’s intrinsic to the human species. It’s how we keep track of debts with strangers, and cooperate across genetic boundaries - something no other species can do.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

30

If you don't own a piece of a business, you don't have a path towards financial freedom.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

31

A well-designed market for betting on climate change would allow the communities at greatest risk to buy insurance and literally transfer wealth from the ignorant to the knowledgeable.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

32

It’s increasingly clear that the wealth and power of any given nation state will be proportional to its ability to create and utilize new technology.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

33

If you want to be rich, then be kind. It’s hard to create wealth unless you work well with others, and it’s hard to work well with others if you are unlikable. Even if you can do it without kindness, rich jerks end up poor in friendship. You can buy friends, but not good ones.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

34

If you don’t own capital in a capitalist economy, you are the capital. Things you can own: - your own business - equity in someone else’s - shares in a public company - IP: words, stories, characters - real estate, land What will you own?

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

35

Smart money is just dumb money that's been through a crash.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

36

Wealth is a game that compounds. Health is a game that plateaus (and then declines). As we age, we should spend more time staying fit and less time making money. Increasingly, working to ward off the effects of aging and allowing the effects of compounding take over.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

37

Optimists are wealthier, healthier, and happier.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

38

An expense gives you back less than what you put into it. A transaction gives you back roughly the same as what you put into it. An investment gives you back more than what you put into it. Many things look like investments, but are actually expenses.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

39

Money is energy, one step removed. We will always expend energy to obtain it, distribute it, and secure it, whether it’s via aircraft carriers, central bankers or data centers. The energy expenditure can be masked but not removed. Someone will spend 99 cents to take a dollar.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

40

Rich people get paid by the project and pay by the hour.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

41

Optimize for control over money, and you’ll make more money.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

42

The two-sentence guide to wealth and weight loss: Spend less than you earn. Eat less than you burn.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

43

Entrepreneurship is the #1 driver of prosperity.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

44

The two paths to extreme wealth. 1. Financialization: Investing, trading, banking, and management consulting. 2. Technology: Computer engineering, optimizing advertisements, and running software-enabled businesses. Almost all the smartest people I know work in these areas.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

45

We were promised material abundance, but instead we got digital scarcity. (nanotech vs. blockchains)

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

46

Very few people want to start a company. If you're thinking about giving it a shot, you probably should. There's no better way to build wealth and acquire knowledge – and you can always go back to being a very valuable employee armed with your experiences if it doesn't work out.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

47

Old money: Property. New money: Intellectual property.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

48

Growth tips/tricks are like "Get rich fast" schemes- they promise instant results, but they don't work The real answer is painstaking iteration to get p/m fit, nailing a single growth channel, layering on over time, hiring teams and building repeatable systems Get rich slow

Andrew Chen

Andrew Chen

@andrewchen

49

Competency will make you a living. Creativity will make you rich.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

50

The best way to create wealth is to create or own assets that (1) earn money while you sleep and (2) don't require your attention while you are awake.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear