Andrew Carnegie Quotes.
You must capture and keep the heart of the original and supremely able man before his brain can do its best.
There is a power under your control that is greater than poverty, greater than the lack of education, greater than all your fears and superstitions combined. It is the power to take possession of your own mind and direct it to whatever ends you may desire.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
There is no use whatsoever in trying to help people who do not help themselves.
The ‘morality of compromise’ sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don’t compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.
And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
Concentration is my motto – first honesty, then industry, then concentration.
Show me a man of average ability but extraordinary desire and I’ll show you a winner every time.
You cannot push any one up a ladder unless he be willing to climb a little himself.
The older I get the less I listen to what people say and the more I look at what they do.
The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.
The sole purpose of being rich is to give away money.
Young man, make your name worth something.
One great cause of failure of young men in business is lack of concentration.