A Bit of Wisdom from King C. Gillette

“A friend of mine asked why I could not invent something that everybody would use and throw away afterwards, and then come back for more. Except pins, I could think of nothing. The next day I dropped my razor and damaged the edge. Then the idea came.” ~ King Camp Gillette January 5, 1855 – July 9, 1932

“There are two kinds of men who never amount to much: those who cannot do what they are told and those who can do nothing else.” ~ King Camp Gillette January 5, 1855 – July 9, 1932

“Every individual… is absolute master of his own destiny, his progress being limited only by his ambition and intelligence.” ~ King Camp Gillette January 5, 1855 – July 9, 1932

“Any system is wrong which permits individuals to be born to a life of non-productiveness.” ~ King Camp Gillette January 5, 1855 – July 9, 1932

“A man cannot live without labor, except he live on the labor of others.” ~ King Camp Gillette January 5, 1855 – July 9, 1932

“You cannot benefit the poor without benefiting the rich.” ~ King Camp Gillette January 5, 1855 – July 9, 1932

“I didn’t know enough to quit.” ~ King Camp Gillette January 5, 1855 – July 9, 1932

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