"No matter what his position or experience in life, there is in everyone more latent than developed ability far more unused than used power."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."James Cash Penney on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."James Cash Penney on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."James Cash Penney on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."James Cash Penney on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."James Cash Penney on Mark Twain
"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."