Jim Rogers Blog: Getting Rich At A Young Age

"Well, I was already pretty focused, I knew I wanted to buy my freedom at a young age because i grew up without much money and I did not like it. So, I wanted to buy my freedom, so I spent most of my time doing what I loved, which was the stock market, the investments markets, I should say. And when you do what you love and spend a lot of time and energy at it, sometimes you are successful."

Jim Rogers Blog: What Makes A Successful Investor

"I was always skeptical and curious and I never followed the crowd. I know that following the crowd is never a way to succeed in any field I can think of. So, no, no, if you do your own thinking, independent thinking, become skeptical, question everything and go against the crowd, you are probably going to be successful."