Malcolm Forbes

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes Publisher of Forbes magazine.
Found 25 thoughts of Malcolm Forbes

It's so much easier to suggest solutions when you don't know too much about the problem.

Malcolm Forbes

Elected leaders who forget how they got there won't the next time.

Malcolm Forbes

Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat.

Malcolm Forbes

You can judge the character of others by how they treat those who can do nothing to them or for them.

Malcolm Forbes

Few businessmen are capable of being in politics, they don't understand the democratic process, they have neither the tolerance or the depth it takes. Democracy isn't a business.

Malcolm Forbes

By the time we've made it, we've had it.

Malcolm Forbes

The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy.

Malcolm Forbes

Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one-upping, always makes you less than you are.

Malcolm Forbes

Those who enjoy responsibility usually get it; those who merely like exercising authority usually lose it.

Malcolm Forbes

Presence is more than just being there.

Malcolm Forbes

People who never get carried away should be.

Malcolm Forbes

Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.

Malcolm Forbes

The best vision is insight.

Malcolm Forbes

If you don't know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk, stick a dozen colleagues' initials on 'em, and pass them along. When in doubt, route.

Malcolm Forbes

What's an expert? I read somewhere, that the more a man knows, the more he knows, he doesn't know. So I suppose one definition of an expert would be someone who doesn't admit out loud that he knows enough about a subject to know he doesn't really know how much.

Malcolm Forbes

If you have a job without aggravations, you don't have a job.

Malcolm Forbes

Pay your people the least possible and you'll get from them the same.

Malcolm Forbes

By the time we've made it, we've had it.

Malcolm Forbes

When in doubt, duck.

Malcolm Forbes

There is never enough time, unless you're serving it.

Malcolm Forbes

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.

Malcolm Forbes

Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well wisest and best of all.

Malcolm Forbes

The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

To measure the man, measure his heart.

Malcolm Forbes

When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better.

Malcolm Forbes