I do not believe a man can ever leave his business. He ought to think of it by day and dream of it by night.
There is no man living who isn't capable of doing more than he thinks he can do.
Experience is the thing of supreme value.
Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.
The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time.
Apeculation is only a word covering the making of money out of the manipulation of prices, instead of supplying goods and services.
A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one.
Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. it comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. they will be embarrassingly large.
I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done.
Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.
Exercise is bunk. if you are healthy, you don't need it: if you are sick you should not take it.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
History is more or less bunk.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right.
Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.
Don't find fault, find a remedy.
An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.
It is not the employer who pays the wages. employers only handle the money. it is the customer who pays the wages.
Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
There is joy in work. there is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.