Andrew Carnegie Top 10 Quotes


It is the mind that makes the body rich.

Andrew Carnegie


Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something. 

Andrew Carnegie


The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.

Andrew Carnegie


There is little success where there is little laughter.

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}


The man who dies rich, dies disgraced.

Andrew Carnegie (North American Review - Wealth, 1889)


Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!

Andrew Carnegie


No man can become rich without himself enriching others.

Andrew Carnegie


People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.

Andrew Carnegie


If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.

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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