Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving.
— B. C. Forbes
The bargain that yields mutual satisfaction is the only one that is apt to be repeated.
Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion.
What you have outside you counts less than what you have inside you.
The truth doesn't hurt unless it ought to.
It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
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.
The man who has done his level best... is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.
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.
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.
Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect an angel to look out.
A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results.
Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious.
Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert.
To make headway, improve your head.
He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him.
Jealousy... is a mental cancer.
The man who is intent on making the most of his opportunities is too busy to bother about luck.
Golf without bunkers and hazards would be tame and monotonous. So would life.
Many a man thinks he is patient when, in reality, he is indifferent.
A shady business never yields a sunny life.
The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate truck driver than a tenth-rate executive.
If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business.
Real riches are the riches possessed inside.