William Feather Quotes and Sayings

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William A. Feather was born on 25th August 1889. He was an American author and publisher. He was born in Jamestown, New York. He started his schooling in his hometown and then for future study he went to Western Reserve University, Cleveland in 1903. He completed his degree in 1910, and then he worked as a reporter for the Cleveland Press. He established a magazine on his name in 1916. Feather is well quoted in several books and websites of literature.

William Feather Quotes and Sayings

A budget tells us what we can’t afford, but it doesn’t keep us from buying it.
– William Feather

A man of fifty looks as old as Santa Claus to a girl of twenty.
– William Feather

Any man who makes a speech more than six times a year is bound to repeat himself, not because he has little to say, but because he wants applause and the old stuff gets it.
– William Feather

Back of ninety-nine out of one-hundred assertions that a thing cannot be done is nothing, but the unwillingness to do it.
– William Feather

Business is always interfering with pleasure but it makes other pleasures possible.
– William Feather

Concentrate on your job and you will forget your other troubles.
– William Feather

Conditions are never just right. People who delay action until all factors are favorable do nothing.
– William Feather

Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious.
– William Feather

Every social injustice is not only cruel, but it is economic waste.
– William Feather

Few of us get anything without working for it.
– William Feather

Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend.
– William Feather

Here is the secret of inspiration: Tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you.
– William Feather

If people really liked to work, we’d still be plowing the land with sticks and transporting goods on our backs.
– William Feather

If you’re naturally kind, you attract a lot of people you don’t like.
– William Feather

Indifference and inaction must always pay a penalty.
– William Feather

Many of our prayers were not answered, and for this we are now grateful.
– William Feather

Most of us regard good luck as our right, and bad luck as a betrayal of that right.
– William Feather

Next to a sincere compliment, I think I like a well-deserved and honest rebuke.
– William Feather

No man is a failure who is enjoying life.
– William Feather

Not a tenth of us who are in business are doing as well as we could if we merely followed the principles that were known to our grandfathers.
– William Feather

One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.
– William Feather

One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it’s such a nice change from being young.
– William Feather

Politeness is an inexpensive way of making friends.
– William Feather

Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.
– William Feather

Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim.
– William Feather

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
– William Feather

Temporary success can be achieved in spite of lack of other fundamental qualities, but no advancements can be maintained without hard work.
– William Feather

The petty economies of the rich are just as amazing as the silly extravagances of the poor.
– William Feather

The philosophy behind much advertising is based on the old observation that every man is really two men – the man he is and the man he wants to be.
– William Feather

The prizes go to those who meet emergencies successfully. And the way to meet emergencies is to do each daily task the best we can.
– William Feather

The reward of energy, enterprise and thrift is taxes.
– William Feather

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation’s proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.
– William Feather

Unless a man has been kicked around a little, you can’t really depend upon him to amount to anything.
– William Feather

We all find time to do what we really want to do.
– William Feather

Wealth flows from energy and ideas.
– William Feather

When lying, be emphatic and indignant, thus behaving like your children.
– William Feather
Women lie about their age; men lie about their income.
– William Feather

Work is the best method devised for killing time.
– William Feather


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