Andrew Carnegie Quotes

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Aim for the highest.
Andrew Carnegie
There is little success where there is little laughter.
Andrew Carnegie
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Andrew Carnegie
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
Andrew Carnegie
Whatever I engage in, I must push inordinately.
Andrew Carnegie
The man who dies rich, dies disgraced.
Andrew Carnegie (North American Review - Wealth, 1889)
I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle.
Andrew Carnegie
The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.
Andrew Carnegie
Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something. 
Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie Quote - You cannot push anyone up the ladder...
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb. 
Andrew Carnegie
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Andrew Carnegie
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Andrew Carnegie
Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself.
Andrew Carnegie
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Andrew Carnegie
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Andrew Carnegie
There is no class so pitiably wretched as that which possesses money and nothing else.
Andrew Carnegie
It is the mind that makes the body rich.
Andrew Carnegie
No man can become rich without himself enriching others.
Andrew Carnegie
Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!
Andrew Carnegie
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make lemonade.
Andrew Carnegie
I did not understand steam machinery, but I tried to understand that much more complicated mechanism - man.
Andrew Carnegie
Those who would administer wisely must, indeed, be wise, for one of the serious obstacles to the improvement of our race is indiscriminate charity.
Andrew Carnegie
If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.
Andrew Carnegie


Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.
Andrew Carnegie
Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital.... The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.
Andrew Carnegie (Address to students at Curry Commercial College in Pittsburgh, 1885}
Concentration is my motto - first honesty, then industry, then concentration.
Andrew Carnegie
The secret of success lies not in doing your own work, but in recognizing the right man to do it.
Andrew Carnegie
You must capture and keep the heart of the original and supremely able man before his brain can do its best.
Andrew Carnegie
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.
Andrew Carnegie
I believe that the true road to preeminent success in any line is to make yourself master of that line.
Andrew Carnegie
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Andrew Carnegie Biography

Born: November 25, 1835
Died: August 11, 1919

Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish American industrialist and entrepreneur. He had an major role in the expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century.

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