The sole purpose of being rich is to give away money.
I will give a million dollars for any convincing proof of a future life.
All is well since all grows better.
There is nothing that robs a righteous cause of its strength more than a millionaire's money.
Here lies one who knew how to get around him men who were cleverer than himself.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make lemonade.
Men who reach decisions promptly usually have the capacity to move with definiteness of purpose in other circumstances.
Life is not so much a matter of position as of disposition.
The worlds civilization started from the day on which everyone received reward for labour.
Do real and permanent good in this world.
The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work.
I don't believe in God. My God is patriotism. Teach a man to be a good citizen and you have solved the problem of life.
There is no class so pitiably wretched as that which possesses money and nothing else.
The man who dies rich, dies disgraced.
Surplus wealth is a sacred trust to be managed for the good of others.
You must capture and keep the heart of the original and supremely able man before his brain can do its best.
Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something.
It is more difficult to give money away intelligently than to earn it in the first place.
There is no idol more debasing than the worship of money.
The more difficult a problem becomes, the more interesting it is.
Humanities education is the worst thing for an industrialist.
Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate.
A man's reading program should be as carefully planned as his daily diet, for that too is food, without which he cannot grow mentally.
You cannot push any one up a ladder unless he be willing to climb a little himself.
Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself.
Watch the costs and the profits will take care of themselves.
The best time to expand is when no one else dares to take risks.
The secret of success lies not in doing your own work, but in recognizing the right man to do it.
One great cause of failure of young men in business is the lack of concentration.
No man becomes rich unless he enriches others.
A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert.
Young man, make your name worth something.
If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.
TEAMWORK: the fuel that allows common people attain uncommon results.
Any idea that is held in the mind that is either feared or revered will, begin at once to clothe itself in the most convenient and appropriate physical forms available.
Success is the power to acquire whatever one demands of life without violating the rights of others.
The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.
I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution.