Harland Sanders quotes are as inspiring as his own life. This founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken did not only left us his secret recipe of fried chicken, he also left us his quotes that are still relevant for today’s world.
We know that there are one or two things that we can learn from great people. This particularly man was no less great than other famous entrepreneurs like Warren Buffet and Donald Trump. He was definitely had his own thoughts and wisdom to share for the world to learn from.
There are three greatest Harland Sanders Quotes that we can take examples of. The first quote is philosophical, possibly very suited with the mourning in IT world for the passing away of Steve Jobs.
“There’s no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery. You can’t do any business from there.’
Indeed, Sanders had gained success with his KFC franchise. However, being the richest man was never his goal. He let go of his company in 1964 and chose to operate his share of franchise in Canada so he could enjoy his life more.
“You’ve got to like your work. You have got to like what you are doing, you have got to be doing something worthwhile so you can like it – because it is worthwhile, that it makes a difference, don’t you see?”
This rings true. Most successful people are those who love what they do. Trading is always in the blood of Warren Buffet while two of biggest person in personal computer software world, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, are and were in love with computer in the beginning of their lives. So were Harland Sanders. While he started quite at an old age to do what he did, he did really like his work.
“Feed the poor and get rich or feed the rich and get poor.”
And finally, with this last quote from Harland Sanders quotes, we are all reminded to have big heart to get rich inside and outside.