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Ben Stein Quotes

A corporation's responsibility is to the shareholders, not its retirees and employees. Companies are doing everything they can to get rid of pension plans and they will succeed.

Faith is not believing that God can. It is knowing that God will.

I don't like the sound of all the lists he's making.

If you can't stand the heat, don't go to Cancun in the summer.

It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated... it is finished when it surrenders.

It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.

Jump into the middle of things, get your hands dirty, fall flat on your face, and then reach for the stars.

Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over gain, and you will grow stronger until have accomplished a purpose - not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember.

Nothing happens by itself... it all will come your way, once you understand that you have to make it come your way, by your own exertions.

Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement in real life grows.

So many fail because they don't get started - they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

Somewhere there is a map of how it can be done.

The human spirit needs to accomplish, to achieve, to triumph to be happy.

The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want.

The successful people of this world take life as it comes. They just go out and deal with the world as it is.

You can do what you think you can do and you cannot do what you think you cannot.

You cannot win if you're not at the table. You have to be where the action is.