#174-1. If you're never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances.
#174-2. I’ve never been poor, only broke. Being poor is a frame of mind. Being broke is only a temporary situation.
#174-3. It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, 'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.'
Learning anything requires taking chances. Children do that a lot and learn rapidly: to walk, talk and everything else.
Being rich is not necessarily about the amount of money. Ask anybody you think is rich—their definition of a rich person would be someone else.
At least one pair of hands—ours—should be working on our cause! Sometimes that is not the case because we are busy wringing them in frustration at not receiving support from others, or using them to point fingers. Recall if there have been situations in your life when someone did not act in the way you expected them to, and you figured out a solution yourself and eventually felt satisfied about your achievement. Maybe the person provided the best possible help by not “helping”.