Arthur Brisbane Quotes



Best 9 Quotes by Arthur Brisbane

“Among the aimless, unsuccessful or worthless, you often hear talk about 'killing time.' The man who is always killing time is really killing his own chances in life. While the man who is destined to success is the man who makes time live by making it useful.”

“Every minute that you save by making it useful, more profitable, is so much added to your life and its possibilities. Every minute lost is a neglected by-product - once gone, you will never get it back.”

“Get away from the crowd when you can. Keep yourself to yourself, if only for a few hours daily.”

“If you don't hit a newspaper reader between the eyes with your first sentence, there is no need of writing a second one.”

“Opportunity comes like a snail, and once it has passed you it changes into a fleet rabbit and is gone.”

“That Edison or Lincoln could have been Edison or Lincoln after four years of Harvard is improbable.”

“The fence around a cemetery is foolish, for those inside can't come out and those outside don't want to get in.”

“Time is the one thing we possess. Our success depends upon the use of our time, and its by-product, the odd moment.”

“Use a picture. It's worth a thousand words.”

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1. Objective judgement
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3. Willing acceptance”


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