Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.

— Malcolm Stevenson Forbes

The most seductive Malcolm Stevenson Forbes quotes that are guaranted to improve your brain

Failure is success if we learn from it.

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

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Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat.

87

Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.

73

Presence is more than just being there.

69

The best vision is insight.

62

It's so much easier to suggest solutions when you don't know too much about the problem.

52

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

49

If you never budge, don't expect a push.

40

If you have a job without aggravations, you don't have a job.

39

Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well wisest and best of all.

39

Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.

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About Malcolm Stevenson Forbes

Quotes 35 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Entrepreneur
Birthday August 19, 1919

When you cease to dream you cease to live.

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Few businessmen are capable of being in politics, they don't understand the democratic process, they have neither the tolerance or the depth it takes. Democracy isn't a business.

35

The more sympathy you give, the less you need.

21

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

21

To measure the man, measure his heart.

21

Success follows doing what you want to do. There is no other way to be successful.

17

Those who enjoy responsibility usually get it; those who merely like exercising authority usually lose it.

17

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.

15

People who matter are most aware that everyone else does, too.

15

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

12

Pay your people the least possible and you'll get from them the same.

10

Everybody has to be somebody to somebody to be anybody.

10

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

10

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.

9

People who never get carried away should be.

6

Let your children go if you want to keep them.

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Being right half the time beats being half-right all the time.

5

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.

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By the time we've made it, we've had it.

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Elected leaders who forget how they got there won't the next time.

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Do what's right. Do it right. Do it right now.

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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.

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