About the Book: The Richest Man in Babylon The Richest Man in Babylon is George S. Clason's classic financial and motivational guide that has lead generations to personal and monetary success. Invaluable lessons of finance are relayed through legendary tales set in ancient Babylon. Learn how to acquire money, keep it, and put it to work to make more money for you. This timeless book holds that the key to success lies in the secrets of the ancients. Based on the famous "Babylonian principles," its been hailed as the greatest of all inspirational works on the subject of thrift and financial planning. Its one of the bestselling financial books of all time, having sold millions of copies, and now you can put it to work for you.