Andrew Carnegie Quotes

Who is Andrew Carnegie?

Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist who became one of the wealthiest people in history.

Born November 25, 1835
Died August 11, 1919

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Best 19 Quotes by Andrew Carnegie

“Concentration is my motto. First honesty, then industry, then concentration.”

“A sunny disposition is worth more than fortune. Young people should know that it can be cultivated; that the mind like the body can be moved from the shade into sunshine.”

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

“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.”

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

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

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

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

“Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.”

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

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

“The man who cannot or will not control himself never can control others.”

“The man who dies rich, dies disgraced.”

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

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

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