Ferengi Rules of Acquisition Once you have their money, you never give it back. The best deal is the one that brings the most profit. Never spend more for an acquisition than you have to. A woman wearing clothes is like a man in the kitchen. Never allow family to stand in the way of opportunity.

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Once you have their money Never pay more for an acquisition than you have to. Never allow family to stand in the way of opportunity. A man is only worth the sum of his possessions. From Enterprise, episode "Acquisition"; sloppy script-writing, as rule 6 see above was already given in DS9 Keep your ears open.

Small print leads to large risk. Opportunity plus instinct equals profit. Greed is eternal. Anything worth doing is worth doing for money.

A deal is a deal A contract is a contract is a contract but only between Ferengi. A Ferengi without profit is no Ferengi at all. Satisfaction is not guaranteed. Never place friendship above profit. A wise man can hear profit in the wind. Nothing is more important than your health--except for your money. There's nothing more dangerous than an honest businessman. Never make fun of a Ferengi's mother It never hurts to suck up to the boss.

War is good for business. Peace is good for business. She can touch your lobes but never your latinum. Profit is its own reward. Never confuse wisdom with luck. Expand, or die. Don't trust a man wearing a better suit than your own. The bigger the smile, the sharper the knife.

Females and finance don't mix. Never ask when you can take. Good customers are as rare as latinum -- treasure them. There is no substitute for success. Free advice is seldom cheap. Keep your lies consistent. The riskier the road, the greater the profit. Win or lose, there's always Hyperian beetle snuff. Home is where the heart is Every once in a while, declare peace.

It confuses the hell out of your enemies. Beware of the Vulcan greed for knowledge. The flimsier the product, the higher the price. Never let the competition know what you're thinking.

Ask not what your profits can do for you, but what you can do for your profits. Females and finances don't mix. Every man has his price. Nature decays, but latinum lasts forever. Sleep can interfere with profit. DS9 season 2, episode 7 - "Rules of Acquisition" Faith moves mountains There is no honour in poverty. Dignity and an empty sack is worth the sack. Treat people in your debt like family Never have sex with the boss's sister.

Always have sex with the boss. You can't free a fish from water. Everything is for sale, even friendship. Even a blind man can recognize the glow of latinum. You can't make a deal if you're dead. Only fools pay retail. There's nothing wrong with charity Even in the worst of times someone turns a profit.

Whisper your way to success. Not even dishonesty can tarnish the shine of profit. Let others keep their reputation. You keep their money.

Hear all, trust nothing. Never cheat a Klingon It's always good business to know about new customers before they walk in the door. The justification for profit is profit. New customers are like razortoothed grubworms. They can be succulent, but sometimes they can bite back. Sometimes the only thing more dangerous than a question is an answer.

Employees are rungs on the ladder of success. Don't hesitate to step on them. Never begin a negotiation on an empty stomach. Always know what you're buying. Beware the man who doesn't make time for oo-mox.

Latinum lasts longer than lust. You can't buy fate. Never be afraid to mislabel a product. More is good A wife is a luxury A wealthy man can afford anything except a conscience. Never allow doubt to tarnish your lust for latinum. DS9 season 4, episode 15 - "Sons of Mogh" When in doubt, lie. Deep down everyone's a Ferengi. No good deed ever goes unpunished. Rules Without a Known Number Exploitation begins at home.


The Ferengi Rules of Aquisition

The Ferengi Rules of Acquisition are a collection of two hundred and eighty-five sayings that form the basis of Ferengi philosophy. DS9 episode : " The Nagus ". According to a dream Quark had which may or may not have been accurate , calling them "rules" was a marketing ploy, as nobody would buy a book entitled The Suggestions of Acquisition. Also in this dream, Gint made reference to Rule , implying that at least that many had been written by Gint. DS9 episode : " Body Parts ". According to some sources, the rules were written out of order, and Gint only wrote Rule In , Krem stated that there were Rules of Acquisition.


Ferengi Rules of Acquisition

Ferengi are a species from StarTrek that was particularly highlighted in Deep Space 9. Their religion is commerce and their society is determined by profit. The Ferengi believe that the universe is held together by the Great Material Continuum, also known as the Great River. The Ferengi believe that each part of the universe has too much of one thing, but not enough of another, and it is through the continual flow of the Great River that wants and needs can be fulfilled, if one navigates the River with sufficient entrepreneurial skill. By request, here are the complete Ferengi rules of acquisition. If it works, sell it.


The Complete Ferengi Rules Of Acquisition

The Rules of Acquisition were the sacred precepts upon which all Ferengi society was based. They were first written by Gint , the first Grand Nagus. In the mid- 22nd century there were rules, and by the 24th century there were In theory, every Ferengi business transaction strictly followed all rules. In , the Ferengi government was debating an amendment to the Rules. TNG : " Bloodlines ".

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