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“Self-improvement comes mainly from trying to help others.”
Sir John Templeton
“The four most expensive word in the English language are 'This time it's different.”
John Templeton
“If you want to become really wealthy, you must have your money work for you.”
Sir John Templeton, Templeton Plan: 21 Steps to Personal success and Real Happiness
“The four most expensive words in the English language are "this time it’s different.”
Sir John Templeton
“The difference in effort was quite small—only an “extra ounce.” But the results, in terms of accomplishment and the quality of the achievement, were often dramatic.”
Sir John Templeton, Templeton Plan: 21 Steps to Personal success and Real Happiness
“If you earn a dollar and spend a dollar ten, you’ll be a failure. But if you earn a dollar and spend ninety cents, you’re on the road to success!”
Sir John Templeton, Templeton Plan: 21 Steps to Personal success and Real Happiness
“Defer pleasure until the job is done.”
Sir John Templeton, Templeton Plan: 21 Steps to Personal success and Real Happiness
“Success-bound people learn early in their careers to avoid the mañana habit. They do today whatever can possibly be done today and try not to put off anything until tomorrow. Tomorrow, after all, can mean next week, or next month, or perhaps never. Successful people always squeeze all that they can into today’s schedule, knowing that tomorrow will be equally full of new deadlines and challenges.”
Sir John Templeton, Templeton Plan: 21 Steps to Personal success and Real Happiness
“The four most dangerous words in investing are: 'this time it's different”
John Templeton, Templeton Plan: 21 Steps to Personal Success and Real Happiness
“HIT SONG written by Johnny Mercer during the Second World War contained the words “accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative….”
Sir John Templeton, Templeton Plan: 21 Steps to Personal success and Real Happiness
“I can complain because rosebushes have thorns or rejoice because thornbushes have roses.”
Sir John Templeton, Templeton Plan: 21 Steps to Personal success and Real Happiness
“Honesty and perseverance are the qualities you will find among the highest-caliber professionals. Always give your business to such people, regardless of the fee. You will learn from them and will receive superior service. Follow their example and you will become one of the highest-caliber professionals yourself. Some people hire the lawyer who charges the least; that is a mistake.”
Sir John Templeton, Templeton Plan: 21 Steps to Personal success and Real Happiness
“The best time to invest is when you have money.”
John Templeton
“William Feather, publisher and author, said: “The prizes go to those who meet emergencies successfully. And the way to meet emergencies is to do each daily task the best we can; to act as though the eye of opportunity were always upon us.”
Sir John Templeton, Templeton Plan: 21 Steps to Personal success and Real Happiness
“In the hundred-yard race the winner doesn’t cross the tape line a dozen strides ahead of the field. He wins by inches.”
Sir John Templeton, Templeton Plan: 21 Steps to Personal success and Real Happiness
“It is nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.”
John Templeton
“Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.”
Sir John Templeton
“For all long-term investors, there is only one objective - maximum total real return after taxes”
John Templeton
“Americans are giving over $70 billion yearly to churches and charity. That is ten times as much charity as was given in the entire world in any year before this century.”
Sir John Templeton, Templeton Plan: 21 Steps to Personal success and Real Happiness
“Each year the generous and voluntary giving by Americans alone exceeds the total income of all the world’s people in any year before”
Sir John Templeton, Templeton Plan: 21 Steps to Personal success and Real Happiness
“In Matthew 7:7–8, Jesus says, “Ask, and it will be given you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.”
Sir John Templeton, Templeton Plan: 21 Steps to Personal success and Real Happiness

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