Malcolm Forbes - Quotes

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

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

Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.

Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.

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

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

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Presence is more than just being there. ---->>>

Failure is success if we learn from it.

Failure is success if we learn from it.

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

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

Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat. ---->>>

The more sympathy you give, the less you need.

The more sympathy you give, the less you need.

The best vision is insight.

The best vision is insight.

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. ---->>>

When you cease to dream you cease to live.

When you cease to dream you cease to live.

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

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

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

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

Everybody has to be somebody to somebody to be anybody. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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.

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.

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

Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one-upping, always makes you less than you are. ---->>>

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

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. ---->>>

Let your children go if you want to keep them. ---->>>

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

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

It is all one to me if a man comes from Sing Sing Prison or Harvard. We hire a man, not his history. ---->>>

To measure the man, measure his heart. ---->>>

Anyone who says businessmen deal in facts, not fiction, has never read old five-year projections. ---->>>

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

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

It's more fun to arrive a conclusion than to justify it. ---->>>

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

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

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

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

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

People who never get carried away should be. ---->>>

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

Men who never get carried away should be. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 08-19, 1917
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
Die: 02-24, 1990
Occupation: Publisher
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Malcolm Stevenson Forbes (19 August 1919 – 24 February 1990) was an American entrepreneur most prominently known as the publisher of Forbes magazine, founded by his father B. C. Forbes. He was known as an avid promoter of capitalism and free market trade, and for an extravagant lifestyle, spending on parties, travel, and his collection of homes, yachts, aircraft, art, motorcycles, and Fabergé eggs (wikipedia)