Andrew Carnegie Quotes

45 Andrew Carnegie quotes:

"The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%."
"Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!"
"Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs."
"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."
"No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor."
Author: Carnegie Quotes Category: Ability Quotes Scottish Philosopher Quotes
"You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb."
"I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle."
"I would as soon leave my son a curse as the almighty dollar."
"He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave."
"Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best."
"Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself."
"There is no class so pitiably wretched as that which possesses money and nothing else."
"Mr. Morgan buys his partners; I grow my own."
"Concentrate; put all your eggs in one basket, and watch that basket."
"No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it."
"I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution."
"The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it."
"Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket."
"Concentration is my motto - first honesty, then industry, then concentration."
"People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents."
Author: Carnegie Quotes Category: American Businessman Quotes Mediocrity Quotes

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