"There is slow growth, but it is positive slow growth. At the same time, ratios of debt-to-incomes go down. That's a beautiful deleveraging."
"The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."Ray Dalio on Albert Einstein
"I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other."Ray Dalio on Harvey Fierstein
"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."Ray Dalio on Willie Nelson
"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will."Ray Dalio on Zig Ziglar
"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes."Ray Dalio on John Wooden
"Competitiveness is really what it costs you per man-hour to get you what you want. In other words, there's an education level that plays into the mix and so if it's inexpensive to buy an hour of real good education in places like China versus the U.S., that factors in."
"It all comes down to interest rates. As an investor, all you're doing is putting up a lump-sump payment for a future cash flow."
"I think that the first thing is you should have a strategic asset allocation mix that assumes that you don't know what the future is going to hold."
"Imagine if you had baseball cards that showed all the performance stats for your people: batting averages, home runs, errors, ERAs, win/loss records. You could see what they did well and poorly and call on the right people to play the right positions in a very transparent way."
"In return, society rewards those who give it what it wants. That is why how much money people have earned is a rough measure of how much they gave society what it wanted."