“A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.”

“If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.”

“I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.”

“Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.”

“I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.”

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”

“I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people’s efforts than 100% of my own efforts.”

“The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit… a reputation, character.”

“I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living.”

“The only question with wealth is, what do you do with it?”

“Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.”

“If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.”

“Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing.”

“Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one’s aim.”

“Giving should be entered into in just the same way as investing. Giving is investing.”

“I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to the making of money for money’s sake.”