Quotes by William Feather


Some of us might find happiness if we quit struggling so desperately for it.
– William Feather
A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it.
– William Feather
A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations.
– 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
Concentrate on your job and you will forget your other troubles.
– William Feather
Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious.
– 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
I found out that if you are going to win games, you had better be ready to adapt.
– 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 we do not discipline ourselves the world will do it for us.
– William Feather
If you're naturally kind, you attract a lot of people you don't like.
– William Feather
No man is a failure who is enjoying life.
– William Feather
One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.
– 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
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it.
– William Feather
Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.
– William Feather
Some people are making such thorough preparation for rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine.
– 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
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