I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.
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If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject.
Government 'help' to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.
Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another.
Reason is not automatic. Those who deny it cannot be conquered by it. Do not count on them. Leave them alone.
Do not ever say that the desire to 'do good' by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.
The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil. That sentence is the leper's bell of an approaching looter.
The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.
Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
A mere forty years ago, beach volleyball was just beginning. No bureaucrat would have invented it, and that's what freedom is all about.
I swear my car won't run unless I'm picking my nose: At least, I'm that superstitious about it, so I don't want to take any chances.
You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want.
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
These endless legal challenges that define elections in New York are a joke in this country, and they are the reason why it is so expensive, or one of the reasons, it's so expensive to run here and why so many people decide not to run.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Put two or three men in positions of conflicting authority. This will force them to work at loggerheads, allowing you to be the ultimate arbiter.
Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.