The Richest Man in Babylon is considered as the greatest of all inspirational works on the subject of thrift, financial planning, and personal wealth. Revealed inside are the secrets to acquiring money, keeping money, and making money earn more money.
Providing financial wisdom through parables, 'The Richest Man in Babylon' was originally a set of pamphlets, written by the author and distributed by banks and insurance companies. These pamphlets were later bundled together, giving birth to a book. In this new rendering by Charles Conrad, the classic tale is retold in clear, simple language for today's readers. These fascinating and informative stories set you on a sure path to prosperity and its accompanying joys.
About the Author:
George Samuel Clason was born in Louisiana, Missouri, on November 7, 1874. He attended the University of Nebraska and served in the United States Army during the Spanish-American War. Beginning a long career in publishing, he founded the Clason Map Company of Denver, Colorado, and published the first road atlas of the United States and Canada. In 1926, he issued the first of a famous series of pamphlets on thrift and financial success, using parables set in ancient Babylon to make each of his points. These were distributed in large quantities by banks and insurance companies and became familiar to millions, the most famous being 'The Richest Man in Babylon', the parable from which the present volume takes its title. These 'Babylonian parables' have become a modern inspirational classic.
The story gives you a good concept on maintaining your money while at the same time entertaining you!
Wisdom at its best
First book that I get to read to completion and I am amaze of how much wisdom there has been in this world since the beginning of times. I will definitely read this book many more times and will make sure my kids and other read this book and study it and learn from its wisdom. Never thought I would love to read this much nor be so into a book as I have. What a master pieces and gift to human kind and to those like me that have struggle because of my my own fault or lack of wisdom But I am still looking and searching for more Wisdom as I look to finally break the chains of ignorance and become a free man.
What a book