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What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
-- Friedrich Neitzche


Thursday, May 31, 2001

Money worries

You see a wealthy person and you say to yourself, “Wouldn’t it be great to be like that person and never have to worry about money."

Have you ever stopped to consider, however, which is the cause and which is the effect? Does that person not have to worry about money because he is wealthy, or is he wealthy because he doesn’t waste time worrying about money?

What if you stopped worrying about money and put that effort into earning more money? What if you stopped complaining about not having enough and put that energy into creating something of real value?

Worrying about money, or anything else, simply will not accomplish anything. Yet it will use up your precious time and energy. So stop worrying and start doing. Take positive action rather than wallowing in negative thinking.

You can put a permanent and immediate end to your money worries right this moment. All you need is to understand what that wealthy person already knows. Worrying will get you nothing. Positive, productive action is the way to achieve whatever you desire.

— Ralph Marston

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