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Andrew Carnegie



    As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

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    And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.

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    No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.

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    The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.

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    Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.

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    The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.

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    Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.

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    The 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.

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    The man who dies rich dies disgraced

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