Facts about Andrew Carnegie

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Andrew Carnegie was a famous Businessman from USA, who lived between November 25, 1835 and August 11, 1919. He/she became 83 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by Andrew, under the main topics: Age, Business, Finance, Leadership, Power.

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Famous quotes by Andrew Carnegie (31)


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"You must capture and keep the heart of the original and supremely able man before his brain can do its best"
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"The 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised"
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"People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents"
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"No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it"
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"Mr. Morgan buys his partners; I grow my own"
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"I would as soon leave my son a curse as the almighty dollar"
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"I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle"
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"I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution"
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"He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave"
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"Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something"
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"Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself"
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"Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best"
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"Concentration is my motto - first honesty, then industry, then concentration"
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"Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket"
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"All honor's wounds are self-inflicted"
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"Aim for the highest"
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"You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb"
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"Whatever I engage in, I must push inordinately"
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"Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!"
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"There is no class so pitiably wretched as that which possesses money and nothing else"
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"There is little success where there is little laughter"
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"The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket"
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"The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it"
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"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"
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"The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell"
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"The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%"
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"No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit"
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"As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do"
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"And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department"
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"Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community"
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"Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs"


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