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Quotes by b c forbes - (33 quotes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Business category:

A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Commerce category:

The bargain that yields mutual satisfaction is the only one that is apt to be repeated. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Destiny category:

Our future and our fate lie in our wills more than in our hands, for our hands are but the instruments of our wills. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Difficulty category:

Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Education category:

Vitally important for a young man or woman is, first, to realize the value of education and then to cultivate earnestly, aggressively, ceaselessly, the habit of self-education. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Enthusiasm category:

Search and you will find that at the base and birth of every great business organization was an enthusiast, a man consumed with earnestness of purpose, with confidence in his powers, with faith in the worthwhileness of his endeavors. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Experience category:

Judgment can be acquired only by acute observation, by actual experience in the school of life, by ceaseless alertness to learn from others, by study of the activities of men who have made notable marks, by striving to analyze the everyday play of causes and effects, by constant study of human nature. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Failure category:

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Faith category:

He who has faith has... an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well - even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Faith category:

It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Friendship category:

The way to make a true friend is to be one. Friendship implies loyalty, esteem, cordiality, sympathy, affection, readiness to aid, to help, to stick, to fight for, if need be... Radiate friendship and it will return sevenfold. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Generosity category:

Selfishness corrodes. Unselfishness ennobles, satisfies. Don't put off the joy derivable from doing helpful, kindly things for others. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Goals category:

It is when things go hardest, when life becomes most trying, that there is greatest need for having a fixed goal. When few comforts come from without, it is all the more necessary to have a fount to draw on from within. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Growth category:

To make headway, improve your head. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Importance category:

How you start is important, but it is how you finish that counts. In the race for success, speed is less important than stamina. The stickler outlasts the sprinter. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Jealousy category:

Jealousy is an inner consciousness of one's own inferiority. It is a mental cancer. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Life category:

Golf without bunkers and hazards would be tame and monotonous. So would life. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Mirrors category:

Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect an angel to look out. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Money category:

The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Opportunity category:

Mediocre men wait for opportunity to come to them. Strong, able, alert men go after opportunity. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Optimism category:

Many of the most successful men I have known have never grown up. Youthfulness of spirit is the twin brother of optimism... Resist growing up! (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Patience category:

Many a man thinks he is patient when, in reality, he is indifferent. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Possessions category:

What you have outside you counts less than what you have inside you. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Problems category:

You have no idea how big the other fellow's troubles are. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Questions category:

Are you doing the kind of work you were built for, so that you can expect to be able to do very large amounts of that kind and thrive under it? Or are you doing a kind of which you can do comparatively little? (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Risk category:

The men who have done big things are those who were not afraid to attempt big things, who were not afraid to risk failure in order to gain success. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Success category:

A price has to be paid for success. Almost invariably those who have reached the summits worked harder and longer, studied and planned more assiduously, practiced more self-denial, overcame more difficulties than those of us who have not risen so far. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Thinking category:

Acting without thinking is like shooting without aiming. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Trust category:

Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Truth category:

The truth doesn't hurt unless it ought to. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Winning category:

History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Work category:

Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert. (B. C. Forbes)

B. C. Forbes - From the Worry category:

Turn resolutely to work, to recreation, or in any case to physical exercise till you are so tired you can't help going to sleep, and when you wake up you won't want to worry. (B. C. Forbes)