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40 Wealth Attraction Secrets from the Richest People in the World

What is the secret to wealth? How did the richest people in the world amass such wealth? What is the wealth attraction secret of the richest people in the world? While I have tried to answer such questions in some articles published on my blog; I have come to realize that nobody holds the actual answer to these questions.

So instead of beating about the bush and trying to guess the secret to the wealth of the richest people in the world; I think I will let these richest people tell you their wealth attraction secrets directly. If you are ready; sit back, grab a can of juice and keep an open mind as the richest people in the world gather to reveal their wealth attraction secrets.

40 Wealth Attraction Secrets from the Richest People in the World

 John D. Rockefeller – founder of Standard Oil

1. “I have always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity”

2. “If you want to succeed, you must strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn out paths of accepted success.” – John D. Rockefeller

3. “Singleness of purpose is essential for success in life.”

4. “There’s no mystery in business success. If you do each day’s task successfully and stay faithfully within these natural operations of commercial laws which I talk so much about and keep your head clear, you will come out all right.” – John D. Rockefeller

Bill Gates – founder of Microsoft

5. “I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions; they will be moved to act.”

6. “I like my job because it involves learning. I like being around smart people who are trying to figure out new things. I like the fact that if people really try, they can figure out how to invent things that actually have an impact.” – Bill Gates

Warren Buffett – Berkshire Hathaway

7. “I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute.”

8. “Focus on your customers and lead your people as though their lives depend on your success.” – Warren Buffett

J. Paul Getty – Getty Oil

9. “Buy when everyone else is selling and hold when everyone else is buying. This is not merely a catchy slogan. It is the very essence of successful investments.”

10. “My formula for success? Rise early, work late, strike oil.” – J. Paul Getty

11. “I have no complex about wealth. I have worked very hard for my money; producing things people need.”

12. “To build wealth today, you must be in your own business.”

13. “You must take risks, both with your own money or with borrowed money. Risk taking is essential to business growth.” – J. Paul Getty

Henry Ford – Ford Motor Company

14. “Don’t find fault, find a remedy.”

15. “Wealth like happiness is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a product of providing useful service.” – Henry Ford

Henry Ross Perot – EDS

16. “If you see a snake, just kill it. Don’t appoint a committee on snakes.”

17. “Most people give up just when they are about to achieve success. They quit on one yard line. They give up the at last minute of the game one foot from a winning touch down.” – Henry Ross Perot

Ingvar Kamprad – IKEA

18. “Time is your most important resource. You can do so much in ten minutes. Ten minutes; once gone is gone for good.” – Ingvar Kamprad

19. “Ten minutes are not just one-sixth of your hourly pay; ten minutes is a piece of yourself. Divide yourself into ten units and sacrifice as few of them as possible in meaningless activities. Most things still remain to be done.”

20. “Simplicity and common sense should characterize planning and strategic direction.” – Ingvar Kamprad

Li Ka Shing – Hutchison Whampoa

21. “I wasn’t lucky. I worked hard to achieve the goals I set for myself.

22. “That’s why I am always conservative. I never forget to maintain stability while advancing, and I never forget to advance while maintaining stability.” – Li Ka Shing

Howard Hughes – Hughes Aircrafts and tools

23. “I intend to be the greatest golfer in the world, the finest film producer in Hollywood, the greatest pilot in the world, and the richest man in the world.” – Howard Hughes

J. P. Morgan – Morgan

24. “Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see farther.”

“If you have to ask how much it costs, you can’t afford it.” – J. P. Morgan

Larry Ellison – Oracle Corporation

25. “You have to act and act now.”

26. “I think I am very goal oriented. I’d like to win the America’s cup. I’d like Oracle to be the No 1 software company in the world. I still think it is possible to beat Microsoft.”

27. “The most important aspect of my personality as far as determining my success goes; has been my questioning conventional wisdom, doubting experts and questioning authority. While that can be painful in your relationships with your parents and teachers, it’s enormously useful in life.” – Larry Ellison

Orji Uzor Kalu – Slok Group

28. “A good businessman must have nose for business the same way a journalist has nose for news. Once your eyes, ears, nose, heart and brain are trained on business, you sniff business opportunities everywhere.” – Orji Uzor Kalu

Donald Trump – Trump Organization

29. “When somebody challenges you, fight back. Be brutal, be tough.”

30. “I was relentless even in the face of total lack of encouragement because much more often than you think; sheer persistence is the difference between success and failure.” – Donald Trump

Carlos Slim Helu – Telmex Corporation

31. “When there is a crisis, that’s when some are interested in getting out and that’s when we are interested in getting in.” – Carlos Slim Helu

Aliko Dangote – Dangote Group

32. “I built a conglomerate and emerged the richest black man in the world in 2008 but it didn’t happen overnight. It took me thirty years to get to where I am today. Youths of today aspire to be like me but they want to achieve it overnight. It’s not going to work. To build a successful business, you must start small and dream big. In the journey of entrepreneurship, tenacity of purpose is supreme.” – Aliko Dangote

Ted Turner – CNN

33. “Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and advertise.

34. “I decided I wanted to be a success.” – Ted Turner

Dave Thomas – Wendy’s

35. “When I was eight years old, I dreamed that I would one day own the best restaurant in the world. My restaurant would serve great tasting hamburgers made just the way you like them, and all of the customers would love the food and come back again and again.”

36. “Believe in your dream. People may tell you that you won’t make it, that you’re wasting your time. If you keep your dream in mind, have done your research and are willing to work hard, you can make it come true.”

37. What’s the secret to success? It’s no secret. You need a winning attitude, honesty and integrity, and a burning desire to succeed.” – Dave Thomas

Andrew Carnegie – Carnegie Steel

38. “Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparallel success. A whole clear glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!! Achieve!!!

39. “I believe that the true road to pre-eminent success in any line is to make yourself master of that line.” – Andrew Carnegie

Richard Branson – Virgin Group

40. “Above all, you want to create something you are proud of. That’s always been my philosophy of business. I can honestly say that I have never gone into any business purely to make money. If that is the sole motive, then I believe you are better off doing nothing.” – Richard Branson