Bruce Barton QuotesCompiled by Catherine Pulsifer
"Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress."
"Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance."
"When you are through changing, you are through."
"Cereal eating is almost a marker for a healthy lifestyle. It sets you up for the day, so you don't overeat."
"Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things I am tempted to think there are no little things."
"If you can give your child only one gift, let it be enthusiasm."
"The essential element in personal magnetism is a consuming sincerity - an overwhelming faith in the importance of the work one has to do."
"The most important thing about getting somewhere is starting right where we are."
"No man can persuade people to do what he wants them to do unless he genuinely likes people and believes that what he wants them to do is to their own advantage."
"It takes a real storm in the average person's life to make him realize how much worrying he has done over the squalls."
"Before you give up hope, turn back and read the attacks that were made on Lincoln."
"For good or ill, your conversation is your advertisement. Every time you open your mouth you let men look into your mind."
"It would do the world good if every man would compel himself occasionally to be absolutely alone. Most of the world's progress has come out of such loneliness."
"When a load of bricks, dumped on a corner lot, can arrange themselves into a house; when a handful of springs and screws and wheels, emptied on a desk, can gather themselves into a watch, then and not until then will it seem sensible, to some of us at least, to believe that all these thousands or millions of worlds could have been created, balanced and set to revolving in their separate orbits - all without any directing intelligence at all."
"The ablest men in all walks of modern life are men of faith. Most of them have much more faith than they themselves realize."
"The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation and supervision."
Mr Barton, an American who accomplished many things in his lifetime. To mention only a few: he was a successful businessman, a Congressman, and an author.
He was sometimes referred to as the most famous advertising man due to his best selling book, The Man Nobody Knows.
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