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Malcolm S. Forbes Quotes

(1919-1990), American Publisher, Businessman

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.

Category: Ability

When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better.

Category: Adversity

Failure is success if we learn from it.

Category: Adversity

Never hire someone who knows less than you do about what he's hired to do.

Category: Business

If you don't know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk, stick a dozen colleagues initials on them and pass them along. When in doubt, route.

Category: Delegation

Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.

Category: Diversity

When you cease to dream you cease to live.

Category: Dreams

The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one

Category: Education

The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy.

Category: Enjoyment

People who never get carried away should be.

Category: Enthusiasm

If you expect nothing, you're apt to be surprised. You'll get it.

Category: Expectation

What's an expert? I read somewhere, that the more a man knows, the more he knows, he doesn't know. So I suppose one definition of an expert would be someone who doesn't admit out loud that he knows enough about a subject to know he doesn't really know how much.

Category: Experts

Presence is more than just being there.

Category: Focus

The more sympathy you give, the less you need.

Category: Giving

When what we are is what we want to be, that's happiness.

Category: Happiness