There are no big problems, there are just a lot of little problems.
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.
The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time.
History is more or less bunk.
Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy, you don't need it: if you are sick you should not take it.
I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done.
What's right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity - intellect and resources - to do some thing about them.
Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others, who think that the world owes them a living. They don't seem to see that we must all lift together and pull together.
Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
Any colour - so long as it's black.
Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.
Speculation is only a word covering the making of money out of the manipulation of prices, instead of supplying goods and services.
It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.
We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker's dam is the history we make today.
One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do.
Whatever you have, you must either use or lose.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.
Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.