Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie




Born: November 25, 1835
Birthplace: Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
Died: August 11, 1919

Occupation: Businessman and Philanthropist
Profile: Best known for The Gospel of Wealth.

Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Carnegie
Number of Quotes: 3






And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.

Men who continue hoarding great sums all their lives, the proper use of which for the public ends would work good to the community, should be made to feel that the community, in the form of the state, cannot thus be deprived of its proper share. By taxing estates heavily at death the state marks its condemnation of the selfish millionaire's unworthy life.

The man who dies rich dies disgraced.

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