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William Feather Quotes

A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it.

A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations.

An idea isn't worth much until a man is found who has the energy and ability to make it work.

An invitation to a wedding invokes more trouble than a summons to a police court.

Any man who makes a speech more than six times a year is bound to repeat himself, not because he has little to say, but because he wants applause and the old stuff gets it.

Back of ninety-nine out of one-hundred assertions that a thing cannot be done is nothing, but the unwillingness to do it.

Beware of the person who can't be bothered by details.

Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can.

Business is always interfering with pleasure - but it makes other pleasures possible.

Concentrate on your job and you will forget your other troubles.

Don't let ambition get so far ahead that it loses sight of the job at hand.

Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious.

Every social injustice is not only cruel, but it is economic waste.

Few of us get anything without working for it.

Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend.

He isn't a real boss until he has trained subordinates to shoulder most of his responsibilities.

Here is the secret of inspiration: Tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you.

If people really liked to work, we'd still be plowing the land with sticks and transporting goods on our backs.

If we do not discipline ourselves the world will do it for us.

If you're naturally kind, you attract a lot of people you don't like.