Confidence is the foundation for all business relations. The degree of confidence a man has in others, and the degree of confidence others have in him, determines a man's standing in the commercial and industrial world.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
We will never have real safety and security for wage earners unless we provide for safety and security for the wage payers and wage savers.
Your greatness is measured by your kindness; your education and intellect by your modesty; your ignorance is betrayed by your suspicions and prejudices, and your real caliber is measured by the consideration and tolerance you have for others.
Your success depends mainly upon what you think of yourself and whether you believe in yourself.
If your business keeps you so busy that you have no time for anything else, there must be something wrong, either with you or with your business.
You can't fly a kite unless you go against the wind and have a weight to keep it from turning a somersault. The same with man. No man will succeed unless he is ready to face and overcome difficulties and is prepared to assume responsibilities.
Better to be a strong man with a weak point, than to be a weak man without a strong point. A diamond with a flaw is more valuable that a brick without a flaw.
That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
You cannot raise a man up by calling him down.
What a different world this would be if people would listen to those who know more and not merely try to get something from those who have more.
The more you learn what to do with yourself, and the more you do for others, the more you will learn to enjoy the abundant life.
You cannot establish sound security on borrowed money.
And you cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they can and should do for themselves.
You cannot help little men by tearing down big men.