Ziad K. Abdelnour Quotes


Type: Investment banker

Born: December 3, 1960


Ziad K. Abdelnour is a Lebanese-born American investment banker and financier and activist on Lebanon-related issues. He is President & CEO of Blackhawk Partners, Inc., Founder & President of the Financial Policy Council and President & Founder of the U.S Committee for a Free Lebanon.

Ziad K. Abdelnour Quotes

Words are useless without action. Stop fantasizing and just DO it. Be a "game changer" or get played like an idiot.

People keep asking me ...How to instantly become a better writer? It’s simple: Use "power words" and see for yourself.

Always remember: No matter how carefully you choose your words, they'll always end up being twisted by others.

You can't make people work harder. People have to want to work hard and make a difference. Purpose matters.

I really cannot tolerate people who always find excuses or reasons why certain things won't work. Find reasons and solutions to make it work.

Forget all the reasons why it won't work and believe the one reason why it will.

One of Obama’s greatest failures will be his legacy of making millions completely dependent on government handouts, not work....So sad.

When you stop grabbing for things, sometimes the world just hands them to you, instead. Focusing on others is true success.

Never let success get to your head and never let failure get to your heart.

Three things you cannot recover in life: the WORD after it’s said, the MOMENT after it’s missed and the TIME after it’s gone. Now you know.

Be a good person but do not waste time to prove it.

You want something real bad? Go after it with ferocity like if your life depended on it and never ever surrender. Only a question of time.

Difference between being Rich and Being Wealthy? Time...Nothing is more important than TIME... can't buy it back ever.

There are two theories to arguing with a woman. Neither one works. Don't bother.

I don’t see any dearth of women leaders, it’s a question of what we consider a woman leader.

I believe the best gift you could ever give a woman is your time.

Fear and self-doubt are the greatest killers of personal genius.

I am afraid the greatest prison that people live in is the fear what other people think... Grow up & lose the fear.

Always remember... When you do what you fear most, then you can do anything.

A great leader has brains, vision, guts, values ... and a heart.

If you want to know where your heart is, look where your mind goes when it wanders.

Time decides who you meet in life, your heart decides who you want in your life, and your behavior decides who stays in your life.

Always follow your heart ... But take your brain with you too.... Be smart.

Age is just reality we create for ourselves.

History used to be written by the winners. Now it is distorted and distributed by the winners' media.

Your place in history depends on what you do for others, not what others do for you.

Don't judge someone's attitude until you've felt their pain.

Remember... People can always threaten your very life but they can never take away your dreams.

Remember this... People too weak to follow their own dreams, will always find a way to discourage yours.

You can take what life gives you or you can take what you want from life. Your choice.

Some lessons are painful, some are painless.. but, all are priceless.

Lebanese freedom of speech : You get to say whatever you like as long as the authorities approve of it... Hilarious.

Don't trust people whose feelings change with time... Trust people whose feelings remain the same, even when the time changes.

If everybody followed the rules, nothing would ever change. Without change there would be no progress

Sometimes you just need to distance yourself from people. If they care, they'll notice. If they don't, you know where you stand.

Our MANDATE at Blackhawk is to create mega-millionaires. Period. More wealth for our clients, more power for all of us ...the People.

Great companies are formed by great people. It’s not about attracting great people; it’s about retaining them.

There are two things you should never waste your time on: things that don’t matter and people that think you don’t matter.

Thanks to the people that walked in to my life and made it better. And thanks to the ones who walked out and made it amazing

A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.

I think this mass surveillance by the NSA was never about terrorism: It's all about economic spying & social control. It's all about POWER.

Power people wear power like a coat of arms. If can't sense them on the spot you don't know what power is.

Unless you're involved in the system of coercive force, with money alone you don't get power.

Power lasts ten years; influence not more than a hundred.

Never underestimate the hidden power of one very determined person. There is nothing more powerful than determination and persistence.

Myth: Feeding the banking sector gobs of welfare cash will bring about a recovery. Fact: Our leaders are only dedicated to preserving power

Never make fun of people who are different...unless they have more money, power and influence. Then you must.

How can wealth persuade poverty to use its political freedom to keep wealth in power? Here lies the whole art of Conservative politics.

Always remember: Power in the wrong hands can destroy the owner. The same power that gave victory to Samson is what destroyed him.

Power doesn’t always roar.... The art of exerting power is an art used in doses - the more hidden it is the more effective.

You can make excuses and you can make money, but you cannot make both.

Money is only something you need if you don't die tomorrow.

Risk is what you control and fortune is really all about risk. Bottom Line: Fortune comes from big money bets on very low probability events

You always invest the money you earn. That's the only way you can really speed up your fortune.

People comment today that we shouldn't focus on money so much but rather think of our fellow people who are less fortunate. So much baloney.

Make your money on the buy, not the sell; this is true in any investment whether it's real estate, business, or the stock market.

Passion isn't enough for financial success. Your passion needs to make you money.

The real measure of your "wealth" is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money.

Money does not change people, it unmasks them.

You shouldn't retire until your money starts making more money than you made in your best year.

I believe Money is too important to leave in the hands of government officials.

I only love when money makes a difference and not makes you different.

Money is a tool that can either fix or damage your life. Use it wisely.

Some people get rich studying artificial intelligence. I make money studying natural stupidity.

Don't spend money on things... spend money on experiences. You'll enjoy life a lot more!

My Only Boss is Money

Make the money, don't let the money make you.. Change the game, don't let the game change you

We always look for operators with a combination of guts, passion and genius.

Society is going to judge you no matter what you do.

Never allow society to turn you into a person you are not.

Women worry about the things that men forget; Men worry about the things that women remember.

For Lebanon to have any future, gotta adopt a resolute policy v/s terrorism. Whoever plots against the land should bear the consequences.

Just because the past didn't turn out like you wanted it to, doesn't mean the future can't be better than you ever imagined.

Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.

A negative mind will never give you a positive life.

Training, Books, Learning is all expensive. Being stupid though is still much more expensive.

Share Page

Ziad K. Abdelnour Wiki

Ziad K. Abdelnour At Amazon