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"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb."

"No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace, or ensure it of victory in time of war."

"I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm."
History

"It takes a great man to be a good listener."

"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb..."

"When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results."
Work

"If you don't say anything, you won't be called on to repeat it."

"Advertising is the life of trade."

"Mass demand has been created almost entirely through the development of advertising."

"Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regeneration and redemption of mankind."

"Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country."
Patriotism

"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery."

"Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped."

"O gold! I still prefer thee unto paper which makes bank credit like a bank of vapour."

"Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas."

"If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress."

"No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave."

"Education will not (take the place of persistance); the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race."

"No man ever listened himself out of a job."

"We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once."

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