Quote of the Day 2011-4-6

The thorough man of business knows that only by years of patient, unremitting attention to affairs can he earn his reward, which is the result, not of chance, but of well-devised means for the attainment to ends.

-Andrew Carnegie

Bonus trivia: In 1908, Carnegie commissioned a promising young journalist named Napoleon Hill to interview more than 500 of the most successful businessmen and inventors in America to find the common themes of their successes. What emerged was the idea of Positive Mental Attitude – through definitive goals, firm beliefs, perseverance, and PMA, people can succeed at anything.

2 Replies to “Quote of the Day 2011-4-6”

  1. I would suspect if you were one of the 500 most successful people in America, you would indeed have a rosy PMA’d view of your past

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