The most practical, beautiful, workable philosophy in the world won’t work if you won’t.
Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
It is no use saying, ‘We are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
The philosophy behind marketing is based on the old observation that every man is really two men – the man he is and the man he wants to be.
An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject and how to avoid them.
Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman not the attitude of the prospect.
Every man, as to character, is the creature of the age in which he lives. Very few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of their times.
There’s no such thing as Perfection. But, in striving for perfection, we can achieve excellence.
Men cling passionately to old traditions and display intense reluctance to modify customary modes of behaviour.
Dedicated to the central concept that knowledge and inspiration must be accompanied by on-going support.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.
The public buys its opinions as it buys its meat, or takes in its milk, on the principle that it is cheaper to do this than to keep a cow. So it is, but the milk is more likely to be watered.
To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man’s life.
Great innovators and original thinkers and artists attract the wrath of mediocrities as lightning rods draw the flashes.
To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity. Donald A. Adams It doesn’t matter where you’re coming from; all that matters is where you are going. You can’t talk your way out of problems you behave yourself into.