20 Andrew Carnegie Quotes on Success

 

Andrew Carnegie quotes on the topic of success.

 

“Aim for the highest.”

 

“Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.”

 

“No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.”

 

“The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.”

 

“You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.”

 

“There is little success where there is little laughter.”

 

“Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself.”

 

“I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle.”

 

“Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.”

 

“Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.”

 

“And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.”

 

“I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution.”

 

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

 

“Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.”

 

“The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.”

 

“You must capture and keep the heart of the original and supremely able man before his brain can do its best.”

 

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

 

“The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.”

 

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

 

“As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.”

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