The people sensible enough to give good advice are usually sensible enough to give none.
Observe people when they are angry, for it is then that their true nature is revealed.
Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.
To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well.
We often forgive those who bore us; we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
Never fail to know that if you are doing all the talking, you are boring somebody.
The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing in the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
He who refuses praise the first time that it is offered does so because he would hear it a second time.
Whenever one has anything unpleasant to say one should always be quite candid.
A talk is a voyage with a purpose, and it must be charted. The man who starts out going nowhere generally gets there.
A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone wants to remember.
The purpose of studying economics is to avoid being deceived by economists.
Economics is too important to be left to economists.
A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back again when it begins to rain.
Under capitalism man exploits man; under socialism the reverse is true.
Income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf.
The hardest thing in the world to under ー stand is the income tax.
We’ve got no money, so we’ve got to think.
Money isn’t the scarcest resource ー imagination is.
There is hardly anything you can have without money, except happiness, love, and everything nature gives.
One of the difficult tasks in this world is to convince a woman that even a bargain cost money.
Any man who has $10,000 left when he dies is a failure.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
If you don’t want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won’t have to work.
I’ve learned that the people who say, “Money isn’t everything”, usually have plenty of it.
Before you borrow money from a friend, decide which you need more.
I have made mistakes but I have never made the mistake of claiming that I never made one.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Ninety-nine percent of failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
Ninety-nine percent of success is built on former failure.
Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops.
Failure is not felling down; it is remaining there when you have fallen.
The world is full of willing people. Some willing to work. The rest willing to let them.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.
The worst mistake in business are made in good times, not in bad times.
When work is a pleasure, life is a joy. When work is a duty, life is slavery.
To get something done a committee should consist of no more than three men two of whom are absent.
Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
The shortest way to do many things is to do one thing at a time.
It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about ?
Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed there’s so little competition.
Where there is no imagination, there is no horror.
Imagination turns sensitive people into artists and brave people into heroes.
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.