Clock watchers never seem to be having a good time.
I cannot remember a time when the Golden Rule was not my motto and precept, the torch that guided my footsteps.
No serious-minded man should have time for the mediocre in any phase of his living.
There has never been a time when a career in the Penney Company was not a challenge that brought out the best in a man.
Every man must decide for himself whether he shall master his world or be mastered by it.
I believe a man is better anchored who has a belief in the Supreme Being.
Success will always be measured by the extent to which we serve the buying public.
A store's best advertisement is the service its goods render, for upon such service rest the future, the good-will, of an organization.
The thought in my mind was that I must be a good merchant. If I were a good merchant, the rest would probably take care of itself.
Responsibilities are given to him on whom trust rests. Responsibility is always a sign of trust.
Do not primarily train men to work. Train them to serve willingly and intelligently.
I believe in trusting men, not only once but twice - in giving a failure another chance.
Men are not great or small because of their material possessions. They are great or small because of what they are.
The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.
The men who have furnished me with my greatest inspiration have not been men of wealth, but men of deeds.