"I believe in trusting men, not only once but twice - in giving a failure another chance."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."James Cash Penney on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."James Cash Penney on Michael Jordan
"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. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."James Cash Penney on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."James Cash Penney on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."James Cash Penney on Steve Jobs
"The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison."
"A merchant who approaches business with the idea of serving the public well has nothing to fear from the competition."
"The Golden Rule finds no limit of application in business."
"Change is vital, improvement the logical form of change."
"Success cannot come from standstill men. Methods change and men must change with them."