Quotes of Andrew Carnegie

“ One of the serious obstacles to the improvement of our race is indiscriminate charity. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ Aim for the highest. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ There is no class so pitiably wretched as that which possesses money and nothing else. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ No man can become rich without himself enriching others. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ It is the mind that makes the body rich. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ 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. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ I believe that the true road to preeminent success in any line is to make yourself master of that line. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ It is the mind that makes the body rich. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ Young man, make your name worth something. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ The first one gets the oyster the second gets the shell. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ Put all good eggs in one basket and then watch that basket. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ Wealth is not to feed our egos, but to feed the hungry and to help people help themselves. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ There is little success where there is little laughter. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ 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. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ This, then, is held to be the duty of the man of wealth: To set an example of modest, unostentatious living, shunning display or extravagance; to provide moderately for the legitimate wants of those dependent on him; and, after doing so, to consider all surplus revenues which come to him simply as trust funds, which he is called upon to administer, and strictly bound as a matter of duty to administer in the manner which, in his judgement, is best calculated to produce the most beneficial results for the communitythe man of wealth thus becoming the mere trustee and agent for his poorer brethren, bringing to their service his superior wisdom, experience, and ability to administer, doing for them better than they would or could do for themselves. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ There is little success where there is little laughter. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ You can't push anyone up the ladder unless he is ready to climb himself. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ 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. ”

- Andrew Carnegie
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