Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!
"Andrew Carnegie" was a Scottish American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. He was also one of the highest profile philanthropists of his era and had given away almost 90 percent – amounting to, in 1919, $350 million (in , $}}) – of his fortune to charities and foundations by the time of his death. His 1889 article proclaiming "The Gospel of Wealth" called on the rich to use their wealth to improve society, and stimulated a wave of philanthropy.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous businessmen! More Andrew Carnegie on Wikipedia.
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.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.
Pioneering don't pay.
No man can become rich without himself enriching others.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital.... The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.
One of the serious obstacles to the improvement of our race is indiscriminate charity.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.
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%.
Concentration is my motto - first honesty, then industry, then concentration.