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Wealth and Money

13 lessons

Life lesson #1

When you’re finally wealthy, you’ll realize that it wasn’t what you were seeking in the first place.

#1 · Naval Ravikant

Life lesson #2

Build the life you want first, then save for it. Otherwise your life won't be worth living.


Life lesson #11

Money talks, wealth whispers.


Life lesson #31

A rich person doesn’t have to tell you they’re rich.


Life lesson #33

Money is something we choose to trade our life energy for.

#33 · Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez, Your Money or Your Life

Life lesson #34

Wealth is having assets that earn while you sleep.

#34 · Naval Ravikant

Life lesson #36

There are no get rich quick schemes. That’s just someone else getting rich off you.

#36 · Naval Ravikant

Life lesson #37

You won’t get rich renting out your time. You must own equity in a business to gain financial freedom.

#37 · Naval Ravikant

Life lesson #39

Some people are so poor, all they have is money.

#39 · Patrick Meagher

Life lesson #52

You’ll get rich by giving society what it wants but does not yet know how to get.

#52 · Naval Ravikant

Life lesson #63

Not needing wealth is more valuable than wealth itself is.

#63 · William B. Irvine, A Guide to the Good Life

Life lesson #88

The purpose of wealth is freedom.


Life lesson #236

Things to take into consideration when calculating your real hourly wage:

  • commuting
  • costuming
  • meals
  • daily decompression
  • escape entertainment
  • vacations and expensive playthings
  • job-related illness
  • other job-related expenses