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Ferengernas Rules of Acquisition

Ferengernas förvärvningsregler skapades för flera årtusenden sedan av Grand Nagus Gint. De består av 285 regler, i det 24:e århundradet. Varje fereng följer dessa regler i sina affärer och liv.
"I'm a ferengi businessman. Do you know what that means? It means that I'm not exploiting and cheating people at random. I'm doing it according to a specific set of rules. The rules of acquisition!"
Quark, DS9: Body Parts

1. "Once you have their money ... never give it back." (The Nagus, DS9)
2. "The best deal is the one that makes the most profit." (The Ferengi Rules of Acquisition)
3. "Never spend more for an acquisition than you have to." (The Maquis, del II, DS9)
4. "A woman wearing clothes is like a man in the kitchen." (The Ferengi Rules of Acquisition)
6. "Never allow family to stand in the way of opportunity." (The Nagus, DS9)
7. "Keep your ears open." (In the Hands of the Prophets, DS9)
8. "Small print leads to large risk." (Legends of the Ferengi)
9. "Opportunity plus instinct equals profit." (The Storyteller, DS9)
10. "Greed is eternal." (Prophet Motive, DS9)
11. Even if it's free, you can always buy it cheaper." (The Ferengi Rules of Acquisition)
12. Anything worth selling is worth selling twice." (The Ferengi Rules of Acquisition)
13. Anything worth doing is worth doing for money." (Legends of the Ferengi)
16. "A deal is a deal ... until a better one comes along." (Melora, DS9)
17. "A contract is a contract is a contract... but only between Ferengi." (Body Parts, DS9)
18. "A Ferengi without profit is no Ferengi at all." (Heart of Stone, DS9)
19. "Satisfaction is not guaranteed." (Legends of the Ferengi)
21. "Never place friendship above profit." (Rules of Acquisition, DS9)
22. "A wise man can hear profit in the wind." (Rules of Acquisition, DS9)
23. "Nothing is more important than your health... except for your money." (Acquisition, ENT)
27. "There is nothing more dangerous than an honest businessman." (Legends of the Ferengi)
31. "Never make fun of a Ferengi's mother." (The Siege, DS9)
33. "It never hurts to suck up to the boss." (Rules of Acquisition, DS9)
34. "War is good for business." (Destiny, DS9)
35. "Peace is good for business." (Destiny, DS9)
40. "She can touch your lobes, but never your latinum." (Legends of the Ferengi)
41. "Profit is its own reward." (Legends of the Ferengi)
44. "Never confuse wisdom with luck." (Legends of the Ferengi)
45. "Expand or die." (Acquisition, ENT)
47. "Don't trust a man wearing a better suit than your own." (Rivals, DS9)
48. "The bigger the smile, the sharper the knife." (Rules of Acquisition, DS9)
52. "Never ask when you can take." (Legends of the Ferengi)
58. "There is no substitute for success." (Legends of the Ferengi)
57. "Good customers are as rare as latinum. Treasure them." (Armageddon Game, DS9)
59. "Free advice is seldom cheap." (Rules of Acquisition, DS9)
60. "Keep your lies consistent." (Legends of the Ferengi)
62. "The riskier the road, the greater the profit." (Rules of Acquisition, DS9)
65. "Win or lose, there's always Hupyrian beetle snuff." (Legends of the Ferengi)
74. "Knowledge equals profit." (Inside Man, VOY)
75. "Home is where the heart is, but the stars are made of latinum." (Civil Defense, DS9)
76. "Every once in a while, declare peace. It confuses the hell out of your enemies." (The Homecoming, DS9)
79. "Beware of the Vulcan greed for knowledge." (Legends of the Ferengi)
82. "The flimsier the product, the higher the price." (Legends of the Ferengi)
85. "Never let the competition know what you're thinking." (Legends of the Ferengi)
89. "Ask not what your profits can do for you, but what you can do for your profits." (Legends of the Ferengi)
94. "Females and finances don't mix." (Ferengi Love Songs, DS9)
95. "Expand or die." (False Profits, VOY)
97. "Enough... is never enough." (Legends of the Ferengi)
98. "Every man has his price." (In the Pale Moonlight, DS9)
99. "Trust is the biggest liability of all." (Legends of the Ferengi)
102. "Nature decays, but latinum lasts forever." (The Jem'Hadar, DS9)
103. "Sleep can interfere with... (your lust for latinum.)" (Rules of Acquisition, DS9)
104. "Faith moves mountains... of inventory." (Legends of the Ferengi)
106. "There is no honor in poverty." (Legends of the Ferengi)
109. "Dignity and an empty sack is worth the sack." (Rivals, DS9)
111. "Treat people in your debt like family ... exploit them." (Past Tense, del I, The Darkness and the Light, DS9)
112. "Never have sex with the boss's sister." (Playing God, DS9)
113. "Always have sex with the boss." (Legends of the Ferengi)
121. "Everything is for sale, even friendship." (Legends of the Ferengi)
123. "Even a blind man can recognize the glow of latinum." (Legends of the Ferengi)
125. "You can't make deal if you're dead." (The Siege of AR-558, DS9)
139. "Wives serve, brothers inherit." (Necessary Evil, DS9)
141. "Only fools pay retail." (Legends of the Ferengi)
144. "There's nothing wrong with charity... as long as it winds up in your pocket." (Legends of the Ferengi)
162. "Even in the worst of times, someone turns a profit." (Legends of the Ferengi)
168. "Whisper your way to success." (Treachery, Faith, and the Great River, DS9)
177. "Know your enemies... but do business with them always." (Legends of the Ferengi)
181. "Not even dishonesty can tarnish the shine of profit." (Legends of the Ferengi)
189. "Let others keep their reputation. You keep their latinum." (Legends of the Ferengi)
190. "Hear all, trust nothing." (Call to Arms, DS9)
192. "Never cheat a Klingon... unless you can get away with it." (Legends of the Ferengi)
194. "It's always good business to know about new customers before they walk in the door." (Whispers, DS9)
202. "The justification for profit is profit." (Legends of the Ferengi)
203. "New customers are like razortoothed grubworms. They can be succulent, but sometimes they can bite back." (Little Green Men, DS9)
208. "Sometimes the only thing more dangerous than the question is an answer." (Ferengi Love Songs, DS9)
211. "Employees are the rungs on the ladder of success. Don't hesitate to step on them." (Bar Association, DS9)
214. "Never begin a business negotiation on an empty stomach." (The Maquis, del I, DS9)
217. "You can't free a fish from water." (Past Tense, del I, DS9)
218. "Always know what you're buying." (Legends of the Ferengi)
223. "Beware the man who doesn't make time for oo-mox." (Legends of the Ferengi)
229. "Latinum lasts longer than lust." (Ferengi Love Songs, DS9)
236. "You can't buy fate." (Legends of the Ferengi)
239. "Never be afraid to mislabel a product." (Body Parts, DS9)
242. "More is good. All is better." (Legends of the Ferengi)
255. "A wife is a luxury... a smart accountant a necessity." (Legends of the Ferengi)
261. "A wealthy man can afford anything except a conscience." (Legends of the Ferengi)
263. "Never allow doubt to tarnish your lust for latinum." (Bar Association, DS9)
266. "When in doubt, lie." (Legends of the Ferengi)
284. "Deep down, everyone's a Ferengi." (Legends of the Ferengi)
285. "No good deed ever goes unpunished." (The Collaborator, DS9)

Ej officiella regler:
142. "Only fools sell wholesale." (Se regel #141)
286. "When Morn leaves, it's all over." (The House of Quark, DS9)
299. "After you've exploited someone, it never hurts to thank them. That way, it's easier to exploit them next time." (False Profits, VOY)
?#. "Exploitation begins at home." (False Profits, VOY)
?#. "Time, like latinum, is a highly limited commodity." (Bar Association, DS9)
?#. "Always inspect the merchandise before making a deal." (The Abandoned, DS9)
?#. "Money is money, but women are better." (Life Support, DS9)

Reviderade regler av Grand Nagus Zek
Dessa är Grand Nagus Zeks reviderade regler som han skapade år 2371.
När Zek använde "Orb of Wisdom" så ändrade profeterna honom till att vara mindre girig. Quark lyckades senare övertyga profeterna att återställa Zek. Som tur är så visades aldrig dessa regler för allmänheten. (Prophet Motive, DS9)

1. "If they want their money back, give it to them."
10. "Greed is dead."
21. "Never place profit before friendship."
22. "Latinum tarnishes, but family is forever."
23. "Money can never replace dignity."
285. "A good deed is its own reward."

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