The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
You must capture and keep the heart of the original and supremely able man before his brain can do its best.
There is no class so pitiably wretched as that which possesses money and nothing else.
I would as soon leave my son a curse as the almighty dollar.
Aim for the highest.
Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something.
Mr. Morgan buys his partners; I grow my own.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.
Whatever I engage in, I must push inordinately.
Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution.
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.
All honor’s wounds are self-inflicted.