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Born: September 16, 1875, Hamilton, Missouri
Birth Country: USA
Died: New York City, February 12, 1971
Occupation: Organization founder

A merchant who approaches business with the idea of serving the public well has nothing to fear from the competition.
- James Cash Penney

A store's best advertisement is the service its goods render, for upon such service rest the future, the good-will, of an organization.
- James Cash Penney

Change is vital, improvement the logical form of change.
- James Cash Penney

Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust. Service brings satisfaction. Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.
- James Cash Penney

I believe in trusting men, not only once but twice - in giving a failure another chance.
- James Cash Penney

I do not believe in excuses. I believe in hard work as the prime solvent of life's problems.
- James Cash Penney

I never trust an executive who tends to pass the buck. Nor would I want to deal with him as a customer or a supplier.
- James Cash Penney

Men are not great or small because of their material possessions. They are great or small because of what they are.
- James Cash Penney

No matter what his position or experience in life, there is in everyone more latent than developed ability far more unused than used power.
- James Cash Penney

Responsibilities are given to him on whom trust rests. Responsibility is always a sign of trust.
- James Cash Penney

Success cannot come from standstill men. Methods change and men must change with them.
- James Cash Penney

Success will always be measured by the extent to which we serve the buying public.
- James Cash Penney

The art of effective listening is essential to clear communication, and clear communication is necessary to management success.
- James Cash Penney

The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.
- James Cash Penney

The five separate fingers are five independent units. Close them and the fist multiplies strength. This is organization.
- James Cash Penney

The Golden Rule finds no limit of application in business.
- James Cash Penney

The greatest teacher I know is the job itself.
- James Cash Penney

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