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Mary Elizabeth Schlayer

  • A potential executive must make friends of fellow workers along the way, regardless of their positions. You can't have too many friends, and one enemy within an organization is too many.

    • Mary Elizabeth Schlayer,
    • in Mary Elizabeth Schlayer with Marilyn H. Cooley, How to Be a Financially Secure Woman ()
  • The safer the investment, the smaller the return. A few investments are in fact so safe that they cost you money.

    • Mary Elizabeth Schlayer,
    • in Mary Elizabeth Schlayer with Marilyn H. Cooley, How to Be a Financially Secure Woman ()
  • The market on income stocks moves far less spectacularly than on growth stocks, but you get a better average dividend income. And you sleep better.

    • Mary Elizabeth Schlayer,
    • in Mary Elizabeth Schlayer with Marilyn H. Cooley, How to Be a Financially Secure Woman ()
  • The highest yield you can get on an investment in the United States is in real estate.

    • Mary Elizabeth Schlayer,
    • in Mary Elizabeth Schlayer with Marilyn H. Cooley, How to Be a Financially Secure Woman ()
  • We all have limits. A characteristic of the personally powerful person is the ability to recognize, accept, and respect those limits.

    • Mary Elizabeth Schlayer,
    • in Mary Elizabeth Schlayer with Marilyn H. Cooley, How to Be a Financially Secure Woman ()
  • ... to empower others is ultimately to empower oneself.

    • Mary Elizabeth Schlayer,
    • in Mary Elizabeth Schlayer with Marilyn H. Cooley, How to Be a Financially Secure Woman ()

Mary Elizabeth Schlayer, U.S. writer

(1915 - 1987)