Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the government take care of him better take a closer look at the American Indian.
To teach that a comparatively few men are responsible for the greatest forward steps of mankind is the worst sort of nonsense.
A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.
Faith without action is delusion. Faith does not wait for miracles but produces them. If you think you can or if you think you can't, you are right.
Money doesn't change men, it merely unmasks them. If a man is naturally selfish or arrogant or greedy, the money brings that out, that's all.
Do you want to know the cause of war? It is capitalism, greed, the dirty hunger for dollars. Take away the capitalist, and you will sweep war from the earth.
I invented nothing new. I simply assembled the discoveries of other men behind whom were centuries of work. Had I worked fifty or ten or even five years before, I would have failed. So it is with every new thing. Progress happens when all the factors that make for it are ready, and then it is inevitable. To teach that a comparatively few men are responsible for the greatest forward steps of mankind is the worst sort of nonsense.
When Henry Ford decided to produce his famous V-8 motor, he chose to build an engine with the entire eight cylinders cast in one block, and instructed his engineers to produce a design for the engine. The design was placed on paper, but the engineers agreed, to a man, that it was simply impossible to cast an eight-cylinder engine-block in one piece.Ford replied,''Produce it anyway.
Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
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.
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.
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.
Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
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.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
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.