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George Horace Lorimer Quotes

Motivational George Horace Lorimer Quotes and Sayings

George Horace Lorimer Quotes

George Horace Lorimer Quotes:- George Horace Lorimer (October 6, 1867 – October 22, 1937) was an American journalist, author, and publisher. He is best known as the editor of The Saturday Evening Post, which he led from 1899 to 1936. During his editorial reign, the Post rose from a circulation of several thousand to more than one million.

He is also credited with promoting or discovering a large number of American writers, such as Jack London, whose stories were published in the Post. In addition, Lorimer served as vice president, president, and chairman of the Curtis Publishing Company, which published several magazines and numerous books.


Inspirational George Horace Lorimer Quotes


“Colleges don’t make fools, they only develop them.”-George Horace Lorimer


“I remember reading once that some fellows use language to conceal thought, but it’s been my experience that a good many more use it instead of thought.”-George Horace Lorimer


“You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction. “-George Horace Lorimer

You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.

“Never ask a man what he knows, but what he can do.”-George Horace Lorimer


George Horace Lorimer Quotes About Opportunity


“In all your dealings, remember that today is your opportunity; tomorrow some other fellow’s.”-George Horace Lorimer


“Because a fellow has failed once or twice or a dozen times, you don’t want to set him down as a failure till he’s dead or loses his courage.”-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


 Mind-Blowing Quotes By 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


“Procrastination is the longest word in the language, but there’s only one letter between its ends when they occupy their proper places in the alphabet.”-George Horace Lorimer


“It’s 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 that you haven’t lost the things that money can’t buy.”-George Horace Lorimer


“Every fellow is really two men — what he is and what he might be; and you’re never absolutely sure which you’re going to bury till he’s dead.”-George Horace Lorimer


“The great secret of good management is to be more alert to prevent a man’s going wrong than eager to punish him for it.”-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


Famous George Horace Lorimer Quotes 


“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


“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


“There is one excuse for every mistake a man can make, but only one. When a fellow makes the same mistake twice he’s got to throw up both hands and own up to carelessness or cussedness.”-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


George Horace Lorimer Quotes About Experience 


“I ain’t one of those who believe that a half-knowledge of a subject is useless, but it has been my experience that when a fellow has that half knowledge he finds it’s the other half which would really come in handy.”-George Horace Lorimer


“It’s been my experience that every man has in him the possibility of doing well someone thing, no matter how humble, and that there’s someone, in some place, who wants that special thing done. The difference between a fellow who succeeds and one who fails is that the first gets out and chases after the man who needs him, and the second sits around waiting to be hunted up.”-George Horace Lorimer