Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Harry F. Banks, real name possibly Harry Band

Scottish Soldier serving in the Canadian Army

"To be nothing is the result of doing nothing."

"To succeed, one must possess an effective combination of ability, ambition, courage, drive, hard work, integrity and loyalty."

"Courtesy, kindness, sincerity, truthfulness, thoughtfulness and good manners translated into behavior reflect one's true character."

"Do today what should be done. Your tomorrow may never come."

"There is only one proof of ability - results. Men with ability in action get results."

"For success, attitude is equally as important as ability."

"Success is the reward for accomplishment."

"If at first you don't succeed, try to hide your astonishment. "

"A salesman minus enthusiasm is just a clerk."

"Where does virgin wool come from? The sheep that runs the fastest."

"Protect your health. Without it you face a serious handicap for success and happiness."