Malcolm S. Forbes

Malcolm S. Forbes

American entrepreneur

Lived from: 1919-1990

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    Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
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    Being right half the time beats being half-right all the time.
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    Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.
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    Elected leaders who forget how they got there won't the next time.
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    Everybody has to be somebody to somebody to be anybody.
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    Failure is success if we learn from it.
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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.
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    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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    If you expect nothing, you're apt to be surprised. You'll get it.
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    If you never budge, don't expect a push.
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    It's so much easier to suggest solutions when you don't know too much about the problem.
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    Let your children go if you want to keep them.
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    Never hire someone who knows less than you do about what he's hired to do.
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    Pay your people the least possible and you'll get from them the same.
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    People who matter are most aware that everyone else does, too.
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