Andrew Carnegie (1835 -1919) is perhaps the best known philanthropist and I came across some superb wisdom from the great man.
These quotes need no explanation – I love their simplicity.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
There is no class so pitiably wretched as that which possesses money and nothing else.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something.