"The five separate fingers are five independent units. Close them and the fist multiplies strength. This is organization."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."James Cash Penney on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."James Cash Penney on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."James Cash Penney on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."James Cash Penney on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."James Cash Penney on Ernest Hemingway
"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."