George Horace Lorimer Quotes

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George Horace Lorimer Quotes

There’s no easier way to cure foolishness than to give a man leave to be foolish. And the only way to show a fellow that he’s chosen the wrong business is to let him try it.
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It is good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it's good too, to check up once in a while and make sure you haven't lost the things money can't buy.

— George Horace Lorimer

Never threaten, because a threat is a promise to pay that it isn't always convenient to meet, but if you don't make it good it hurts your credit. Save a threat till you're ready to act, and then you won't need it.

— George Horace Lorimer

The solution to our energy needs must go through a show of respect for nature, not, once again, a policy that does violence to our hills.

— George Horace Lorimer

Beginning before you know what you want to say and keeping on after you have said it lands a merchant in a lawsuit or the poorhouse, and the first is a shortcut to the second.

— George Horace Lorimer

Culture is not a matter of a change of climate.

— George Horace Lorimer

The world is full of bright men who know all the right things to say and who say them in the wrong place.

— George Horace Lorimer

Consider carefully before you say a hard word to a man, but never let a chance to say a good one go by. Praise judiciously bestowed is money invested.

— George Horace Lorimer

The aim of the college, for the individual student, is to eliminate the need in his life for the college; the task is to help him become a self-educating man.

— George Horace Lorimer

When a fortune comes without calling, it's apt to leave without asking.

— George Horace Lorimer

Appearances are deceitful, I know, but so long as they are, there's nothing like having them deceive for us instead of against us.

— George Horace Lorimer

If there's anything worse than knowing too little, it's knowing too much. Education will broaden a narrow mind, but there's no known cure for a big head. The best you can hope is that it will swell up and bust.

— George Horace Lorimer

Clothes don't make the man, but they make all of him except his hands and face during business hours, and that's a pretty considerable area of the human animal.

— George Horace Lorimer

When a man makes a specialty of knowing how some other fellow ought to spend his money, he usually thinks in millions and works for hundreds.

— George Horace Lorimer

Colleges don't make fools, they only develop them.

— George Horace Lorimer

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