Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions.— Roger Babson
The most bashful Roger Babson quotes that are little-known but priceless
Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.
It takes a person who is wide awake to make his dream come true.
It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.
Experience has taught me that there is one chief reason why some people succeed and others fail. The difference is not one of knowing, but of doing. The successful man is not so superior in ability as in action. So far as success can be reduced to a formula, it consists of this: doing what you know you should do.
If things go wrong, don't go with them.
A character standard is far more important than even a gold standard.
The success of all economic systems is still dependent upon both righteous leaders and righteous people. In the last analysis, our national future depends upon our national character that is, whether it is spiritually or materially minded.
If things are not going well with you, begin your effort at correcting the situation by carefully examining the service you are rendering, and especially the spirit in which you are rendering it.
The successful man is the one who had the chance and took it.
Only religion can prevent democratic rule from developing into mob rule.
A nation can prosper only as its citizens are religious, intelligent, capable of service and eager to render it.
When we are flat on our backs there is no way to look but up.
The finest command of language is often shown by saying nothing.
The election of Hoover...should result in continued prosperity for 1929.
There is a world of practical religion in simply being considerate of others.
Every great panic we have ever had has been foreshadowed by a general decline in observance of religious principles.
I have not been able to find a single useful institution which has not been founded either by an intensely religious man or by the son of a praying father or a praying mother. I have made the statement before the chambers of commerce of all the largest cities of the country and have asked them to bring forward a case that is an exception to this rule. Thus far, I have not heard of a single one.
Don’t look for society to give you permission to be yourself.
Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power;
but, character, health, knowledge and good judgment will always be in demand under all conditions.
There isn't a plant or a business on earth that couldn't stand a few improvements-and be better for them. Someone is going to think of them. Why not beat the other fellow to it?
More people should learn to tell their dollars where to go instead of asking them where they went.