Quotes by B. C. Forbes

Jealousy... is a mental cancer.
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To make headway, improve your head.
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A shady business never yields a sunny life.
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Real riches are the riches possessed inside.
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Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert.
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The truth doesn't hurt unless it ought to.
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Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious.
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What you have outside you counts less than what you have inside you.
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Many a man thinks he is patient when, in reality, he is indifferent.
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The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
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A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results.
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If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business.
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He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him.
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Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion.
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Golf without bunkers and hazards would be tame and monotonous. So would life.
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The bargain that yields mutual satisfaction is the only one that is apt to be repeated.
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Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect an angel to look out.
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The man who is intent on making the most of his opportunities is too busy to bother about luck.
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It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
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There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate truck driver than a tenth-rate executive.
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The man who has done his level best... is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.
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Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving.
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Turn resolutely to work, to recreation, or in any case to physical exercise till you are so tired you can't help going to sleep, and when you wake up you won't want to worry.
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History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
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He who has faith has... an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well - even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly.
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