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A collection of quotes by W. Clement Stone on writing, motivation, inspire, attitude, achievement, humanity, sharing, generosity, adversity and truth.

15 Inspirational W. Clement Stone Quotes That Show The Way

Quick Facts

Famous As: Businessman & Self Help Book Author

Born On: May 4, 1902

Died On: September 3, 2002

Born In: Chicago

Died At Age: 100

W. Clement Stone was a reputed businessman and the founder of the ‘Combined Insurance Company’. He had a bad childhood as his dad had passed away leaving them in a great financial crisis. He started selling newspapers and did some other petty jobs for survival. He moved to Detroit to work as a salesperson at his mother’s new insurance agency. The business started growing and he went on to own a multi-billion dollar insurance company called the ‘Combined Insurance Company of America’. This made him an inspirational figure as he had started with a zero and went on to become a millionaire. He was also a renowned philanthropist and self-help book author. He even collaborated with Napoleon Hill who was the most influential writer of his life to publish a book titled ‘Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude’. He was included in the ‘Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans’ and nominated for the ‘Noble Peace Prize’. We bring to you a compilation of quotations and sayings by W. Clement Stone which have been curated from his writings, work, thoughts, books and life. Here is a collection of notable quotes and thoughts by W. Clement Stone.

There is very little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude.

W. Clement Stone

Be careful the environment you choose, for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.

W. Clement Stone

If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.

W. Clement Stone

Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them.

W. Clement Stone

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

W. Clement Stone

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

W. Clement Stone

What contemptible scoundrel has stolen the cork to my lunch?

W. Clement Stone

Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.

W. Clement Stone

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

If you always do what you have always done, you will always be where you are right now" ~W. Clement Stone

W. Clement Stone

Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman - not the attitude of the prospect.

W. Clement Stone

If there is something to win and nothing to lose from asking a question then ask whatever it takes

W. Clement Stone

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W. Clement Stone