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Andrew Carnegie quotes

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

There is little success where there is little laughter.

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

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

Concentration is my motto - first honesty, then industry, then concentration.

Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!

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

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

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

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

And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.

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.

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

You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.

Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.

He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.

Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.

Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something.

Aim for the highest.

The 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.