Quotes by George F. Burns

Define your business goals clearly so that others can see them as you do.

George F. Burns

Other Great Authors

Never say anything to hurt anyone. Moreover . . . refrain from double talk, from shrewd and canny remarks that are designed to advance our interests at someone's disadvantage. We are to turn our back upon evil, and in every way possible, do good, help people and bring blessings into their lives.

Norman Vincent Peale

All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.

John Hay

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

Sir Winston Churchill

Would you who judge of the lawfulness or unlawfulness of pleasure, take this rule; whatever weakens your reason, impairs the tenderness of your conscience, obscures your sense of God, or takes off the relish of spiritual things; in short; whatever increases the strength and authority of your body over your mind, that is sin to you; however innocent it may be in itself.

Robert Southey

Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites.


He who does not hope to win has already lost.

Jose Joaquin de Olmedo »

No matter how one approaches the figures, one is forced to the rather startling conclusion that the use of firearms in crime was very much less when there were no controls of any sort and when anyone, convicted criminal or lunatic, could buy any type of firearm without restriction. Half a century of strict controls on pistols has ended, perversely, with a far greater use of this weapon in crime than ever before.

Colin Greenwood »

You save an old man and you save a unit; but save a boy, and you save a multiplication table.

Gypsy Smith »