65 Malcolm Forbes Quotes On Success In Life

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes was an American entrepreneur most prominently known as the publisher of Forbes magazine, founded by his father B. C. Forbes. He was known as an avid promoter of capitalism and free market, and for an extravagant lifestyle, spending on parties, travel, and his collection of homes, yachts, aircraft, art, motorcycles, and Fabergé eggs. These Malcolm Forbes quotes will motivate you.

Best Malcolm Forbes Quotes

  1. “Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  2. “When what we are is what we want to be, that’s happiness.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  3. “The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  4. “Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.” ~ Malcolm Forbes\
  5. “The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  6. “The best vision is insight.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  7. “Those who act as if they know more than their boss seldom do.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  8. “I was loaded with sheer ability, spelled i-n-h-e-r-i-t-a-n-c-e.” ~ Malcolm Forbes

  9. “Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  10. “The smart ones ask when they don’t know. And, sometimes, when they do.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  11. “Most of us are better when things go better.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  12. Failure is success if we learn from it.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  13. “It’s so much easier to suggest solutions when you don’t know too much about the problem.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  14. “Where you’re from only matters in relation to where you are.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  15. “If you say what you think don’t expect to hear only what you like.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  16. “The art of conversation lies in listening.” ~ Malcolm Forbes

  17. “No one ever dies wishing they’d spent more time at the office.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  18. “There are a handful of companies who understand all successful business operations come down to three basic principles; People—Product—Profit. Without top people, you cannot do much with the other two.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  19. “The dumbest people I know are those who know it all.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  20. “Those who talk loudly are rarely listened to.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  21. “Money isn’t everything as long as you have enough.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  22. “When you cease to dream you cease to live.” ~ Malcolm Forbes Quotes
  23. “I make more money selling advice than following it” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  24. “If you have a job without aggravations, you don’t have a job.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  25. “Old age is not for sissies.” ~ Malcolm Forbes

  26. “The hardest work of all – doing nothing.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  27. “It’s a very short trip. While alive, live.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  28. “Age isn’t important until you run out of it.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  29. “The difference between towering and cowering is totally a matter of inner posture.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  30. “As you get older, don’t slow down. Speed up. There’s less time left!” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  31. “Meanness demeans the demeanor far more than the demeaned.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  32. “Those who enjoy responsibility usually get it; those who merely like exercising authority usually lose it.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  33. “One of the ceaseless wonders of the world: The power of a smile.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  34. “When the joy of the job’s gone, when it’s no fun trying anymore, quit before you’re fired.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  35. “People who can’t see without glasses should wear them.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  36. “In the long run, a shortcut seldom is.” ~ Malcolm Forbes

  37. “There’s no way to move without making waves.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  38. “People who matter are most aware that everyone else does too.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  39. “Unconsciously I had discovered the commentator’s secret weapon-that so long as you can wield words, it isn’t necessary to know what you’re talking about.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  40. “It’s always worthwhile to make others aware of their worth.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  41. “If you’ve had a good time playing the game, you’re a winner even if you lose.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  42. “Nothing is sometimes the right thing to say.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  43. “Since you have to do the things you have to do, be wise enough to do some of the things you want to do.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  44. “Once you’ve given advice to someone, you’re obligated.” ~ Malcolm Forbes

  45. “Putting pen to paper lights more fire than matches ever will” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  46. “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.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  47. “Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one-upping, always makes you less than you are.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  48. “To measure the man, measure his heart.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  49. “The key to success is not through achievement, but through enthusiasm.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  50. “To live long and achieve happiness, cultivate the art of radiating happiness.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  51. “The only unforgivable sin: Being unforgiving.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  52. “Presence is more than just being there.” ~ Malcolm Forbes

  53. “Retirement kills more people than hard work ever did.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  54. “By the time we’ve made it, we’ve had it.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  55. “We’d all like to be taken for what we’d like to be.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  56. “When looking back, usually I’m more sorry for the things I didn’t do than for the things I shouldn’t have done.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  57. “When you don’t want something enough to make the effort, making an effort is a waste.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  58. “People who say that money isn’t the most important thing in the world are usually broke.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  59. “Let your children go if you want to keep them.” ~ Malcolm Forbes

  60. “Being right half the time beats being half-right all the time.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  61. “Blaming destiny is a poor out for those who don’t reach desired destinations.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  62. “All work and no play makes jack. With enough jack, Jack needn’t be a dull boy.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  63. “I made my money the old-fashioned way. I was very nice to a wealthy relative right before he died.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  64. “Drinking more often brings out the best in the good than the worst in the bad.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  65. “There are more fakers in business than in jail.” ~ Malcolm Forbes

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