If the rich and accomplished were swine, they would be envied less. As it is, they are envied for being rich, accomplished, and not swine.
You never find people endeavoring to convince you that you may live very happily upon a plentiful fortune.
Prices tell you what’s going on, and profits tell you what to do about it.
For every man who pursues the thing there are ten who pursue the appearance of the thing.
If you want to do good, make money.
Every great racket begins as a business, becomes a movement, and eventually degenerates into a cause.
Some respect is due the man who sells himself dear.
A large reputation, like an impetus in a vacuum, can, in the absence of a countervailing force, be coasted on forever.
The ambitious man believes, with perfect sincerity, in whatever furthers his ambition.
Every charitable foundation does more harm than good, if it lasts long enough, eventually falling into the hands of people who wish to run charitable foundations.
Big business has long aspired to be big government’s executor, and it nears its end.