About B. C. Forbes:
Bertie Charles Forbes was a Scottish-born American financial journalist and author who founded Forbes magazine.
He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him.
The man who has done his level best... is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.
The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business.
A shady business never yields a sunny life.
A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results.
He who has faith has... an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well - even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly.
The man who is intent on making the most of his opportunities is too busy to bother about luck.
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving.
It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
Jealousy... is a mental cancer.
Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert.
Golf without bunkers and hazards would be tame and monotonous. So would life.
There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate truck driver than a tenth-rate executive.
To make headway, improve your head.
Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious.
What you have outside you counts less than what you have inside you.
Many a man thinks he is patient when, in reality, he is indifferent.
Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion.