A man’s reading program should be as carefully planned as his daily diet, for that too is food, without which he cannot grow mentally.
Other Andrew Carnegie quotes:
If thou dost not sow, thou shalt not reap.
I choose free libraries as the best agencies for improving the masses of the people, because they give nothing for nothing. They only help those who help themselves.
The man who dies rich, dies disgraced.
Give me the life of the boy whose mother is nurse, seamstress, washerwoman, cook, teacher, angel, and saint, all in one, and whose father is guide, exemplar, and friend. No servants to come between. These are the boys who are born to the best fortune.
Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate. More money has been made in real estate than in all industrial investments combined.
Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something.
All human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
Success can be attained in any branch of labor. There's always room at the top in every pursuit.
It is now thirteen years since I ceased to accumulate wealth and began to distribute it. I could never have succeeded in either had I stopped with having enough to retire upon, but nothing to retire to.