William Feather

William A. Feather (August 25, 1889 - January 7, 1981) was an American publisher and author, based in Cleveland, Ohio. Born in Jamestown, New York, Feather relocated with his family to Cleveland in 1903. After earning a degree from Western Reserve University in 1910, he began working as a reporter for the Cleveland Press. In 1916, he established the William Feather Magazine. In addition to writing for and publishing that magazine, and writing for other magazines as H.L. Mencken's The American Mercury, he ran a successful printing business, and wrote several books.


William Feather Quotes

William Feather #Age #Women

Women lie about their age men lie about their income.
William Feather #Best #Peace

That they may have a little peace, even the best dogs are compelled to snarl occasionally.
William Feather #Best

The best sermon is preached by the minister who has a sermon to preach and not by the man who has to preach a sermon.
William Feather #Best

The prizes go to those who meet emergencies successfully. And the way to meet emergencies is to do each daily task the best we can.
William Feather #Business

Not a tenth of us who are in business are doing as well as we could if we merely followed the principles that were known to our grandfathers.
William Feather #Failure #Life

No man is a failure who is enjoying life.
William Feather #Age

Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.
William Feather #Happiness

Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it.
William Feather #Happiness #Intelligence

One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.
William Feather #Happiness

Some of us might find happiness if we quit struggling so desperately for it.
William Feather #Money

Wealth flows from energy and ideas.
William Feather #Morning

Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious.
William Feather #Success

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
William Feather #Wedding

An invitation to a wedding invokes more trouble than a summons to a police court.
William Feather #Age #Change

One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young.
William Feather #Work

Concentrate on your job and you will forget your other troubles.
William Feather #Business

A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it.
William Feather #Experience #Wisdom

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.
William Feather #Finance #Funny

One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.
William Feather #Success

Temporary success can be achieved in spite of lack of other fundamental qualities, but no advancements can be maintained without hard work.
William Feather #Life

One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.
William Feather #Business

Business is always interfering with pleasure - but it makes other pleasures possible.
William Feather #Work

An idea isn't worth much until a man is found who has the energy and ability to make it work.