Bertie Charles Forbes Quotes

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.

How you start is important, but it is how you finish that counts. In the race for success, speed is less important than stamina. The sticker outlasts the sprinter.

Ideals are the most powerful force known to man. No nation’s greatness long survives the lowering of the greatness of its ideals. And, as with nations, so with individuals. Low ideals and high station cannot long retain company. We all must have ideals unless we are content to drift along aimlessly, ambitionless, ineffectually. Ideals vitalize, […]

A shady business never yields a sunny life.

Whimpering never kept a leaking vessel from foundering. Vigorously manning the pumps has. Get busy with your heads and hands, not your chin.

A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results.

Don’t forget until too late that the business of life is not business but living.

Any business arrangement that is not profitable to the other person will in the end prove unprofitable for you. The bargain that yields mutual satisfaction is the only one that is apt to be repeated.

Is your boss entitled to regard you as an ass or an asset?

Ancestors are initiators. Descendants too often are imitators.