Bruce Barton Quotes

Who the Hell is Bruce Barton?

Bruce Fairchild Barton was an American author and congressman.

Born August 05, 1886
Died July 05, 1967

Books by Bruce Barton


Best 24 Quotes by Bruce Barton

“Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.”

Bruce Barton

“Christ would be a national advertiser today, I am sure, as He was a great advertiser in His own day. He thought of His life as business.”

Bruce Barton

“Conceit is God's gift to little men.”

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“Every time you open your mouth you let men look into your mind.

Bruce Barton
It's a Good Old World

“Get money - but stop once in a while to figure what it is costing you to get it. No man gets it without giving something in return. The wise man gives his labor and ability. The fool gives his life.”

Bruce Barton

“Great men suffer hours of depression through introspection and self-doubt. That is why they are great. That is why you will find modesty and humility the characteristics of such men.

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“I do not like the phrase: Never cross a bridge till you come to it. The world is owned by men who cross bridges on their imaginations miles and miles in advance of the procession.

Bruce Barton
It's a Good Old World

“If advertising encourages people to live beyond their means, so does matrimony.”

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“If you are going to do anything, you must expect criticism. But it's better to be a doer than a critic. The doer moves; the critic stands still, and is passed by.”

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“If you can give your child only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.”

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“If you have anything really valuable to contribute to the world it will come through the expression of your own personality, that single spark of divinity that sets you off and makes you different from every other living creature.”

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“In the long run no individual prospers beyond the measure of his faith.”

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“It takes a real storm in the average person's life to make him realize how much worrying he has done over the squalls.”

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“Jesus brought forth men's greatest efforts by the promise of obstacles not rewards.”

Bruce Barton
The Man Nobody Knows

“Jesus picked up twelve men from the bottom ranks of business and forged them into an organisation that conquered the world.”

Bruce Barton
The Man Nobody Knows

“My program is to leave the fools to nature. She has diseases with which to deal with them.”

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“Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.”

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“Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things, I am tempted to think there are no little things.”

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“Talkers have always ruled. They will continue to rule. The smart thing is to join them.”

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“The big rewards come to those who travel the second, undemanded mile.”

Bruce Barton
The Man Nobody Knows

“The essential element in personal magnetism is a consuming sincerity - an overwhelming faith in the importance of the work one has to do.”

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“The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation and supervision.”

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“The most important thing about getting somewhere is starting right where we are.”

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“When you are through changing, you are through.”

Bruce Barton