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Quotes of the day: Colonel Harlan Sanders

Published Tuesday, December 15, 2015 @ 9:40 PM EST
Dec 15 2015

Colonel Harland David Sanders (September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980) was an American businessman, best known for founding fast food chicken restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (now known as KFC) and later acting as the company's goodwill ambassador and symbol. His name and image are still symbols of the company. (Click here for full Wikipedia article)


Don't be against things so much as for things.

Hard work beats all the tonics and vitamins in the world.

I always hired widows with children, because they had to work and didn't have any foolishness about them.

I think a dream is just a suggestion to start something out, do something.

I've only had two rules: Do all you can and do it the best you can. It's the only way you ever get that feeling of accomplishing something.

If you’ve got time to lean, you’ve got time to clean.

There's no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery. You can't do any business from there.

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.

Work is the basis for living.


(December 16 is also the birthday of Jane Austen, George Santayana, Arthur C. Clarke, Margaret Mead, and Philip K. Dick.)

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