I was born the day a Methodist bishop name Isaac W. Joyce happened to be in David City.
Clyde wasnt any great shakes of a name either.
When you get to the end of your rope tie a knot in it and hang on.
We didn't start our business to see how much money we could make, but to see how good a job we could do.
If a man goes into business with only the idea of making a lot of money, chances are he won't. But if he puts service and quality first, the money will take care of itself. Producing a first-class product that is a real need is a much stronger motivation for success than getting rich.
Im hell-bent on quality.
Good taste is good business.
Id rather make eight million good impressions than 28 million bad ones.
Everybody in the place was against it.
I just dont like to sit around and wait for something to happen. Its more fun making it happen.
I figured I wasnt as smart as some of the other fellows, so I had to work twice as hard.
In bad times people send greeting cards instead of presents.
All I was trying to do was make a living. In those days, if you didn't work, you didn't eat. And I like to eat.
The Lord will provide. Its a good idea to give the Lord a little help.