Don't find fault, find a remedy.
Don't find a fault, find a remedy.
If you think you can or can't . . . you are right.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
Before anything else, getting ready is the secret of success.
Failure is the opportunity to begin again, more intelligently.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
An idealist is one who helps the other fellow to make a profit.
A bore is a fellow who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't--you're right.
An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.
A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.T
What we call evil is simply ignorance bumping its head in the dark.
Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right.
Whether you believe you can or believe you can't, you're absolutely right.
Any man who would really benefit mankind must reach them through his work.
If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right.
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason why so few engage in it.
Everybody wants to be someplace he ain't. As soon as he gets there he wants to go right back.
It is not the employer who pays—he only handles the money. It is the product that pays wages.
Most people will spend more time and energy in going around problems than in trying to solve them.
There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
It is not the employer who pays the wages. He only handles the money. It is the product that pays the wages.
A dollar that stays 100 cents is as necessary as a pound that stays 16 ounces and a yard that stays 36 inches.
Work is our sanity, our self respect, our salvation. So far from being a curse, work is the greatest blessing.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.
A manufacturer is not through with his customer when a sale is completed. He has then only started with his customer.
Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
Asking "Who ought to be boss?" is like asking "Who ought to be the tenor in the quartet?" Obviously, the man who can sing tenor.
There is a subtle danger in a man thinking that he is "fixed" for life. It indicates that the next jolt of the wheel of progress is going to fling him off.
If there is any one secret of success it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from his angle as well as from your own.
It is no longer a distinction to be rich. . . Men do not care for money as they once did. . . What we accumulate by way of useless surplus does us no honor.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
Wealth is nothing more or less than a tool to do things with. It is like the fuel that runs the furnace or the belt that runs the wheel—only a means to an end.
The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
The high wage begins down in the shop. If it is not created there it cannot get into pay envelopes. There will never be a system invented which will do away with the necessity for work.
History is more or less bunk. It's tradition. We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present, and the only history that is worth a tinker's damn is the history that we make today.
A problem is a challenge to your intelligence. Problems are only problems until they are solved, and the solution confers a reward upon the solver. Instead of avoiding problems we should welcome them and through right thinking make them pay us profits.