Born in Scotland, Andrew Carnegie moved the US in 1848. He believed in
hard work and this was demonstrated by his life's work, which started when he
was 13 years old. He identified opportunities and invested both his time and money in making them
successful. One such venture was the growing railroad industry. He invested
his money in both oil and steel. And eventually the Carnegie Steel Company was formed.
He shared his success and wealth through the creation of The Carnegie Corporation which still exists today.
He had a strong belief in free public libraries which he helped created through his generosity of his wealth.
It has been reported that during his lifetime, Carnegie gave away over $350 million of his money to help others.
An amazing man - certainly an inspiration to us all!
People who are unable to motivate themselves
must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
What We Believe |
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say.
I just watch what they do.
Setting An Example |
I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise
and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle.
Being Someone Else |
Success can be attained in any branch of human labor.
There is always room at the top in every pursuit. Concentrate all your
thought and energy upon the performance of your duties.
Andrew Carnegie Success Quotes |
I began to learn what poverty meant. It was burnt into my heart then
that my father had to beg for work. And then and there came the resolve
that I would cure that when I got to be a man.
Andrew Carnegie Knowledge |