Andrew Carnegie Typed Quote Signed. One page, 8" ...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionAndrew Carnegie Typed Quote Signed. One page, 8" x 10", no place; no date. A quote from Andrew Carnegie's The Empire of Business titled "Thrift the First Duty." It reads in part: "Thrift is mainly at the bottom of all improvement. Without it no railroads, no canals, no ships, no telegraphs, no churches, no universities, no schools, no newspapers, nothing great or costly could we have. Man must exercise thrift and save before he can produce anything material of great value. There was nothing built, no great progress made, as long as man remained a thriftless savage...In other words, one should be a civilized man, saving something, and not a savage, consuming every day all that which he has earned." Signed, "Andrew Carnegie." The Empire of Business is a collection of essays by Carnegie and was originally published in 1902.
Condition: Upper left corner and bottom right corner creased. Lightly wrinkled. Pencil notation in upper right corner.
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