Malcolm Forbes

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes was publisher of Forbes magazine, founded by his father B. C. Forbes. He was known as a promoter of capitalism and for extravagant spending on parties, travel, and his collection of homes, yachts, aircraft, and art.

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Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
By the time we've made it, we've had it.
Few businessmen are capable of being in politics, they don't understand the democratic process, they have neither the tolerance or the depth it takes. Democracy isn't a business.
If you don't know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk, stick a dozen colleagues initials on them and pass them along. When in doubt, route.
If you don't know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk, stick a dozen colleagues' initials on 'em, and pass them along. When in doubt, route.
If you have a job without aggravations, you don't have a job.
It's so much easier to suggest solutions when you don't know too much about the problem.
Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one-upping, always make you less than you are.
Let your children go if you want to keep them.
Men who never get carried away should be.
People who never get carried away should be.
The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one
There is never enough time, unless you're serving it.
Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well wisest and best of all.
Too many people overvalue what they are, and undervalue what they are not.
When in doubt, duck.
When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better.
You can judge the character of others by how they treat those who can do nothing to them or for them.

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