"It is all one to me if a man comes from Sing Sing Prison or Harvard. We hire a man, not his history."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Malcolm 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."Malcolm Forbes on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Malcolm 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."Malcolm Forbes on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Malcolm Forbes on Thomas Jefferson
"Diversity: the art of thinking independently together."
"The best vision is insight."
"Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well wisest and best of all."
"Few businessmen are capable of being in politics, they don't understand the democratic process, they have neither the tolerance or the depth it takes. Democracy isn't a business."
"When you cease to dream you cease to live."