Quotations by Bruce Barton

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Born: Thursday, August 5, 1886
Died: Wednesday, July 5, 1967 (80 years old)
Profession: Author
Nationality: American


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.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Change, Fear, Progress, Action, Hope, Vision, Error, Living)

Before you give up hope, turn back and read the attacks that were made on Lincoln.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Hope)

Cereal eating is almost a marker for a healthy lifestyle. It sets you up for the day, so you don't overeat.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Day, Eating)

Christ would be a national advertiser today, I am sure, as He was a great advertiser in His own day. He thought of His life as business.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Business, Life, Thought, Christ, Day, Today)

Conceit is God's gift to little men.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Men, God, Conceit)

If you can give your child only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Enthusiasm)

If you have anything really valuable to contribute to the world it will come through the expression of your own personality, that single spark of divinity that sets you off and makes you different from every other living creature.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Divinity, Expression, Living, Personality, Will, World)

In good times, people want to advertise; in bad times, they have to.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: People, Want)

It takes a real storm in the average person's life to make him realize how much worrying he has done over the squalls.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Life)

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.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Progress, Loneliness, Man, World)

Jesus picked up twelve men from the bottom ranks of business and forged them into an organisation that conquered the world.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Business, Men, World)

Many a man who pays rent all his life owns his own home; and many a family has successfully saved for a home only to find itself at last with nothing but a house.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Family, Home, Life, Man, Nothing)

Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Men, Talent, Opportunity, Successful)

No sex, age, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one vastly beneath the rank of man.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Age, Sex, Man, Modesty, Necessity, Rank)

Not eating breakfast is the worst thing you can do, that's really the take-home message for teenage girls.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Eating, Girls, Teenage)

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Circumstance, Nothing)

Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things, I am tempted to think there are no little things.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Consequences)

The essential element in personal magnetism is a consuming sincerity - an overwhelming faith in the importance of the work one has to do.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Faith, Work, Importance, Sincerity)

The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation and supervision.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Observation, Preparation, Teaching)

What a curious phenomenon it is that you can get men to die for the liberty of the world who will not make the little sacrifice that is needed to free themselves from their own individual bondage.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Men, Sacrifice, Liberty, Will, World)

When you are through changing, you are through.
- Bruce Barton

When you have something for breakfast, you're not going to be starving by lunch.
- Bruce Barton

When you're through changing, you're through.
- Bruce Barton







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