"History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."B. C. Forbes on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."B. C. Forbes on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."B. C. Forbes on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."B. C. Forbes on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."B. C. Forbes on Thomas Jefferson
"He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him."
"The man who has done his level best... is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure."
"If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business."
"Real riches are the riches possessed inside."
"A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results."