The Richest Man in Babylon - George S. Clason

The Richest Man in Babylon

By George S. Clason

  • Release Date: 2023-09-25
  • Genre: Economics
Score: 4.5
From 132 Ratings


Beloved by millions, this timeless classic holds the key to all you desire and everything you wish to accomplish. This is the book that reveals the secret to personal wealth. Countless readers have been helped by the famous “Babylonian parables,” hailed as the greatest of all inspirational works on the subject of thrift, financial planning, and personal wealth. In language as simple as that found in the Bible, these fascinating and informative stories set you on a sure path to prosperity and its accompanying joys. Acclaimed as a modern-day classic, this celebrated bestseller offers an understanding of — and a solution to — your personal financial problems that will guide you through a lifetime. This is the book that holds the secrets to keeping your money — and making more. The Richest Man in Babylon: Read it and recommend it to loved ones—and get on the road to riches. George S. 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.


  • A Good Start

    By Curt06
    This is one of those books many people recommend...I understand why. Should be required reading in schools. Provides a clear path to live beyond the check-to-check dump may of experience.
  • Content is life changing; grammatical and spelling errors

    By Tallyharho2
    The content is undeniably life changing wisdom, but it was a bit difficult to read at times when I came across grammatical and spelling errors. Also, it is missing chapter 11. Imagine my surprise when I’m listening to the audiobook continue on to chapter 11 and the book has ended....