101 Famous "Rich Dad Poor Dad Quotes" by Robert Kiyosaki


I would love to share with you today; 101 Rich Dad Poor Dad Quotes by Robert Kiyosaki that will transform the way you think about wealth creation in your life.

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Rich Dad Poor Dad Quotes
Rich Dad Poor Dad Quotes
1. “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.” – Robert Kiyosaki

2. “Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success.” – Robert Kiyosaki

3. “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.” – Robert Kiyosaki


4. “If you’re the kind of person who has no guts, you just give up every time life pushes you. If you’re that kind of person, you’ll live all your life playing it safe, doing the right things, saving yourself for something that never happens. Then, you die a boring old man.” - Robert Kiyosaki

5. “I’d rather welcome change than cling to the past.” – Robert Kiyosaki

6. “The love of money is the root of all evil."

The lack of money is the root of all evil.” – Robert Kiyosaki

7. “Emotions are what make us human. Make us real. The word 'emotion' stands for energy in motion. Be truthful about your emotions, and use your mind and emotions in your favor, not against yourself.” – Robert Kiyosaki

8. “The single most powerful asset we all have is our mind. If it is trained well, it can create enormous wealth in what seems to be an instant.” – Robert Kiyosaki

9. “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.” – Robert Kiyosaki

10. “Workers work hard enough to not be fired, and owners pay just enough so that workers won't quit.” – Robert Kiyosaki, “Rich Dad Poor Dad Quotes”

11. “I am concerned that too many people are focused too much on money and not on their greatest wealth, which is their education. If people are prepared to be flexible, keep an open mind and learn, they will grow richer and richer through the changes. If they think money will solve the problems, I am afraid those people will have a rough ride. Intelligence solves problems and produces money. Money without financial intelligence is money soon gone.” – Robert Kiyosaki

12. “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. ” – Robert Kiyosaki

13. “Whenever you feel ‘short’ or in ‘need’ of something, give what you want first and it will come back in buckets. That is true for money, a smile, love, friendship. I know it is often the last thing a person may want to do, but it has always worked for me. I just trust that the principle of reciprocity is true, and I give what I want.” – Robert Kiyosaki

14. “In the real world outside of academics, something more than just grades is required. I have heard it called "guts," "chutzpah," "balls," "audacity," "bravado," "cunning," "daring," "tenacity" and "brilliance." This factor, whatever it is labeled, ultimately decides one's future much more than school grades.” - Robert Kiyosaki

15. “There is a difference between being poor and being broke. Broke is temporary. Poor is eternal.” – Robert Kiyosaki

16. “Most people fail to realize that in life, it’s not how much money you make, it’s how much money you keep.” – Robert Kiyosaki

17. “Learn to use your emotions to think, not think with your emotions.” – Robert Kiyosaki

18. “Just know that it’s fear that keeps most people working at a job. The fear of not paying their bills. The fear of being fired. The fear of not having enough money. the fear of starting over.
That’s the price of studying to learn a profession or trade, and then working for money. Most people become a slave to money… and then get angry at their boss.” – Robert Kiyosaki

19. “Stop blaming me, thinking I'm the problem. If you think I'm the problem, then you have to change me. If you realize that you're the problem, then you can change yourself, learn something and grow wiser. Most people want everyone else in the world to change themselves. Let me tell you, it's easier to change yourself than everyone else.” – Robert Kiyosaki

20. “Sight is what you see with your eyes, Vision is what you see with your mind. – Robert Kiyosaki Quotes

21. If fear is too strong, the genius is suppressed. – Robert Kiyosaki

22. The richest people in the world build networks, everyone else is trained to look for work. – Robert Kiyosaki

23. “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.” – Robert Kiyosaki

24. “They get up every day and go work for money, not taking the time to ask the question, ‘Is there another way?” – Robert Kiyosaki

25. “Rule #1: You must know the difference between an asset and a liability, and buy assets. If you want to be rich, this is all you need to know. It is rule number one. It is the only rule. This may sound absurdly simple, but most people have no idea how profound this rule is. Most people struggle financially because they do not know the difference between an asset and a liability. Rich people acquire assets. The poor and middle class acquire liabilities that they think are assets, said rich dad.” – Robert Kiyosaki

26. “People who avoid failure also avoid success.” – Robert Kiyosaki

27. “An intelligent person hires people who are more intelligent than he is.” – Robert Kiyosaki

28. “We only memorize historical dates and names, not the lesson.” – Robert Kiyosaki

29. “It is not much different from a person who goes to the gym to exercise on a regular basis versus someone who sits on the couch watching television. Proper physical exercise increases your chances of health, and proper mental exercise increases your chances for wealth. Laziness decreases both health and wealth.” - Robert Kiyosaki

30. “The poor and the middle-class work for money. The rich have money work for them.” – Robert Kiyosaki, “Rich Dad Poor Dad Quotes”

31. “Today, wealth is in information. And the person who has the most timely information owns the wealth.” – Robert Kiyosaki

32. “There is always a risk, so learn to manage risk instead of avoiding it.” – Robert Kiyosaki

33. “Accounting is possibly the most confusing, boring subject in the world, but if you want to be rich long-term, it could be the most important subject.” – Robert Kiyosaki

34. “In today’s fast-changing world, it’s not so much what you know anymore that counts, because often what you know is old. It is how fast you learn.” – Robert Kiyosaki

35. “I recommend to young people to seek work for what they will learn, more than what they will earn. Look down the road at what skills they want to acquire before choosing a specific profession and before getting trapped in the Rat Race.” – Robert Kiyosaki

36. “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

37. “Sometimes you win and sometimes you learn. But have fun. Most people never win because they’re more afraid of losing.” – Robert Kiyosaki

38. “How can I afford it?” opened up the brain and forced it to think and search for answers.” – Robert Kiyosaki

39. “Great opportunities are not seen with your eyes. They are seen with your mind. Most people never get wealthy simply because they are not trained financially to recognize opportunities right in front of them.” – Robert Kiyosaki

40. “Most of the time, life does not talk to you. It just sort of pushes you around.” – Robert Kiyosaki Quotes

41. “It’s not how much money you make. It’s how much money you keep.” – Robert Kiyosaki

42. “An asset is something that puts money in my pocket. A liability is something that takes money out of my pocket.” – Robert Kiyosaki

43. “Life is sometimes tough when you do not fit the standard profile.” – Robert Kiyosaki

44. “Know a little about a lot.” – Robert Kiyosaki

45. “Balanced people go nowhere. They stay in one spot.” – Robert Kiyosaki

46. “Most people have a price. And they have a price because of human emotions named fear and greed. First, the fear of being without money motivates us to work hard, and then once we get that paycheck, greed or desire starts us thinking about all the wonderful things money can buy. A pattern is then set: get up, go to work, pay bills, get up, go to work, pay bills... Their lives are then run forever by two emotions, fear and greed. Offer them more money, and they continue the cycle by also increasing their spending. This is what I call the Rat Race.” – Robert Kiyosaki

47. “Wealth is a person’s ability to survive so many number of days forward — or, if I stopped working today, how long could I survive?” – Robert Kiyosaki

48. “Life is much like going to the gym. The most painful part is deciding to go. Once you get past that, it’s easy.” – Robert Kiyosaki

49. “I think I have made my message clear. It’s what is in your head that determines what is in your hands.” – Robert Kiyosaki

50. “Rule One. You must know the difference between an asset and a liability, and buy assets.” – Robert Kiyosaki, “Rich Dad Poor Dad Quotes”

51. “More money will often not solve the problem. In fact, it may compound the problem. Money often makes obvious our tragic human flaws, putting a spotlight on what we don’t know. That is why, all too often, a person who comes into a sudden windfall of cash—let’s say an inheritance, a pay raise, or lottery winnings—soon return to the same financial mess, if not worse, than the mess they were in before.” – Robert Kiyosaki

52. “But that is not how life teaches you, and I would say that life is the best teacher of all. Most of the time, life does not talk to you. It just sort of pushes you around. Each push is life saying, ‘Wake up. There’s something I want you to learn.” – Robert Kiyosaki

53. “Busy people are often the most lazy.” – Robert Kiyosaki

54. “Being able to know when to make quick decisions is an important skill.” – Robert Kiyosaki

55. “I talk about freedom from the Rat Race, and they focus on toilets. That is the thought pattern that keeps most people poor. They criticize instead of analyze.” – Robert Kiyosaki

56. “With small companies, my investment strategy is to be out of the stock in a year. My real estate strategy, on the other hand, is to start small and keep trading the properties up for bigger properties and, therefore, delaying paying taxes on the gain. This allows the value to increase dramatically. I generally hold real estate less than seven years.” – Robert Kiyosaki

57. “Leadership is what you need to learn next” – Robert Kiyosaki

58. “Cynics criticize, and winners analyze” – Robert Kiyosaki

59. “A doctor, wanting more money to better provide for his family, raises his fees. By raising his fees, it makes health care more expensive for everyone. It hurts the poor people the most, so they have worse health than those with money. Because the doctors raise their fees, the attorneys raise their fees. Because the attorneys’ fees have gone up, schoolteachers want a raise, which raises our taxes, and on and on and on. Soon there will be such a horrifying gap between the rich and the poor that chaos will break out and another great civilization will collapse. History proves that great civilizations collapse when the gap between the haves and have-nots is too great.” – Robert Kiyosaki

60. “When I ask the classes I teach, “How many of you can cook a better hamburger than McDonald’s?” almost all the students raise their hands. I then ask, “So if most of you can cook a better hamburger, how come McDonald’s makes more money than you?” – Robert Kiyosaki Quotes

61. “Job is an acronym for ‘Just Over Broke.” – Robert Kiyosaki

62. “They spend their lives minding someone else’s business and making that person rich.” – Robert Kiyosaki

63. “Most people never win because they’re more afraid of losing.” – Robert Kiyosaki

64. “I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.” – Robert Kiyosaki

65. “Great opportunities are not seen with your eyes. They are seen with your mind.” – Robert Kiyosaki

66. “Land was wealth 300 years ago. So the person who owned the land owned the wealth. Then, it was factories and production, and America rose to dominance. The industrialist owned the wealth. Today, it is information. And the person who has the most timely information owns the wealth.” – Robert Kiyosaki

67. “One dad recommended, “Study hard so you can find a good company to work for.” The other recommended, “Study hard so you can find a good company to buy.” – Robert Kiyosaki

68. “The briar patch is our fear and greed. Confronting fear, weaknesses, and neediness by choosing our own thoughts is the way out.” – Robert Kiyosaki

69. “Knowledge is power. And with money comes great power that requires the right knowledge to keep it and make it multiply. Without that knowledge, the world pushes you around.” – Robert Kiyosaki

70. “We learn to walk by falling down. If we never fell down, we would never walk.” – Robert Kiyosaki, “Rich Dad Poor Dad Quotes”

71. “The three most important management skills necessary to start your own business are the management of:
1. Cash flow
2. People
3. Personal time” – Robert Kiyosaki

72. “People who lack internal fortitude often become victims of those who have self-discipline.” – Robert Kiyosaki

73. “A corporation can do many things that an employee cannot, like pay expenses before paying taxes. That is a whole area of expertise that is very exciting. Employees earn and get taxed, and they try to live on what is left. A corporation earns, spends everything it can, and is taxed on anything that is left. It’s one of the biggest legal tax loopholes that the rich use.” – Robert Kiyosaki

74. “Rich people acquire assets. The poor and the middle class acquire liabilities that they think are assets.” – Robert Kiyosaki

75. “One of the reasons the rich get richer, the poor get poorer, and the middle-class struggles in debt is because the subject of money is taught at home, not in school. Most of us learn about money from our parents. So what can a poor parent tell their child about money? They simply say "Stay in school and study hard." The child may graduate with excellent grades but with a poor person's financial programming and mindset. It was learned while the child was young.” – Robert Kiyosaki

76. “Sometimes you win and sometimes you learn.” – Robert Kiyosaki

77. “Study hard so you can find a good company to buy.” – Robert Kiyosaki

78. “I want you to always think of Mrs. Martin. And I want you always to remember that donkey. Never forget that fear and desire can lead you into life’s biggest trap if you’re not aware of them controlling your thinking. To spend your life living in fear, never exploring your dreams, is cruel. To work hard for money, thinking that it will buy you things that will make you happy is also cruel. To wake up in the middle of the night terrified about paying bills is a horrible way to live. To live a life dictated by the size of a paycheck is not really living a life. Thinking that a job makes you secure is lying to yourself. That’s cruel, and that’s the trap I want you to avoid. I’ve seen how money runs people’s lives. Don’t let that happen to you. Please don’t let money run your life.” – Robert Kiyosaki

79. “Whenever I feel that people aren’t smiling at me, I simply begin smiling and saying hello. Like magic, the next thing I know I’m surrounded by smiling people. It is true that your world is only a mirror of you.” – Robert Kiyosaki

80. “A job is only a short-term solution to a long-term problem.” – Robert Kiyosaki Quotes

81. “When you need advice, make sure you choose your advisor wisely.” – Robert Kiyosaki

82. “The primary difference between a rich person and a poor person is how they manage fear.” – Robert Kiyosaki

83. “Listening is more important than talking. If that were not true, God would not have given us two ears and only one mouth. Too many people think with their mouth instead of listening in order to absorb new ideas and possibilities. They argue instead of asking questions.” – Robert Kiyosaki

84. “Guilt is worse than greed, for guilt robs the body of its soul.” – Robert Kiyosaki

85. “You will see things that other people never see. Most people never see these opportunities because they’re looking for money and security.” – Robert Kiyosaki

86. “So if you want to be rich and maintain your wealth, it’s important to be financially literate, in words as well as numbers.” – Robert Kiyosaki

87. “Financial intelligence is a synergy of accounting, investing, marketing, and law. Combine those four technical skills and making money with money is easier than most people would believe. When it comes to money, the only skill most people know is to work hard.” – Robert Kiyosaki

88. “You only need to be generous with what you have.” – Robert Kiyosaki

89. “All of you were given two great gifts: your mind and your time.” – Robert Kiyosaki

90. “Proper physical exercise increases your chances for health, and proper mental exercise increases your chances for wealth.” – Robert Kiyosaki

91. “To live a life dictated by the size of a paycheck is not really living a life. Thinking that a job makes you secure is lying to yourself. That’s cruel, and that’s the trap I want you to avoid.” – Robert Kiyosaki

92. “Whenever you find yourself avoiding something you know you should be doing, then the only thing to ask yourself is, “What’s in it for me?” Be a little greedy. It’s the best cure for laziness.” – Robert Kiyosaki

93. “Financial struggle is often directly the result of people working all their lives for someone else.” – Robert Kiyosaki

94. “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

95. “Why not seek to learn more than to earn?” – Robert Kiyosaki

96. “What I know makes me money. What I don’t know loses me money. Every time I have been arrogant, I have lost money. Because when I’m arrogant, I truly believe that what I don’t know is not important.” – Robert Kiyosaki

97. “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.” – Robert Kiyosaki

98. “Remember, the easy road often becomes hard, and the hard road often becomes easy.” – Robert Kiyosaki

99. “The skills of selling and marketing are difficult for most people, primarily due to their fear of rejection. The better you are at communicating, negotiating, and handling your fear of rejection, the easier life is.” – Robert Kiyosaki

100. “Often in the real world, it’s not the smart who get ahead, but the bold.” – Robert Kiyosaki

101. “If you have read this far, arrogance is not one of your problems. Arrogant people rarely read or listen to experts. Why should they? They are the center of the universe.” – Robert Kiyosaki


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