Arnold H. Glasow Quotes

Arnold H. Glasow was a twentieth century American author and a famous businessman who is best known for his humorous quotes on human nature and management. Glasow’s quotes are still as relevant today as they were when he first said them, and offer valuable insight into the workings of the human mind and how to manage people effectively. Here are some of the best quotes from Arnold H. Glasow that will make you think, laugh, and maybe even help you run your business a little better.

  • Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.

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  • Happy is the person who knows what to remember of the past, what to enjoy in the present, and what to plan for in the future.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • Expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • Half a psychiatrist’s patients see him because they are married – the other half because they’re not.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • Improvement begins with I.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • All some folks want is their fair share and yours.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • Nothing splendid was ever created in cold blood. Heat is required to forge anything. Every great accomplishment is the story of a flaming heart.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • Live so that your friends can defend you but never have to.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • In life, as in football, you won’t go far unless you know where the goalposts are.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • Nothing lasts forever – not even your troubles.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • Make your life a mission – not an intermission.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • Praise does wonders for our sense of hearing.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • A consultant is someone who saves his client almost enough to pay his fee.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • Progress is what happens when impossibility yields to necessity.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • Ideas not coupled with action never become bigger than the brain cells they occupied.

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • The trouble with the future is that it usually arrives before we’re ready for it.

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