Quotes by: S. Truett Cathy

S. Truett Cathy
Cathy on August 28, 2004
Born Samuel Truett Cathy
(1921-03-14)March 14, 1921
Eatonton, Georgia, U.S.
Died September 8, 2014(2014-09-08) (aged 93)
Clayton County, Georgia, U.S.
Nationality American
Citizenship United States
Alma mater Henry W. Grady High School Anderson University SC
Known for Founder and former chairman of Chick-fil-A
Net worth $4.2 billion (2012)[1]
Spouse(s) Jeannette (McNeil) Cathy[2](1948–2014; his death)
Children Trudy
Website www.truettcathy.com

I see no conflict whatsoever between Christianity and good business practices. People say you can't mix business with religion. I say there's no other way.
S. Truett Cathy
I'm planning to be here forever, but I know at some point I'll probably have to give it up. If you live to 100, there's a very good chance you'll live forever. Because very few people die after 100.
S. Truett Cathy
I'd like to be remembered as one who kept my priorities in the right order.
S. Truett Cathy
I motivate what I see in young people because we employ about forty thousand young people in our various Chick-fil-A units. Some of them come to work because they need to work; others just work because they just like to work. There's nothing wrong with that.
S. Truett Cathy
In the Great Depression, you bought something if you had the cash to buy it.
S. Truett Cathy
If it took seven days to make a living with a restaurant, then we needed to be in some other line of work.
S. Truett Cathy
If you have debt, you have to worry about it. I would challenge each of you to try to be debt-free.
S. Truett Cathy
It's a silent witness to the Lord when people go into shopping malls, and everyone is bustling, and you see that Chick-fil-A is closed.
S. Truett Cathy
Our decision to close on Sunday was our way of honoring God and of directing our attention to things that mattered more than our business.
S. Truett Cathy
I've experienced poverty and plenty, and there's a lesson to be learned when you're brought up in poverty.
S. Truett Cathy
Why would I retire from something I enjoy doing? I can hardly wait to get here.
S. Truett Cathy
I'd be resentful if shareholders who don't know the business tried to tell me what to do.
S. Truett Cathy
I struggled to get through high school. I didn't get to go to college. But it made me realize you can do anything if you want to bad enough.
S. Truett Cathy
I have always encouraged my restaurant operators and team members to give back to the local community.
S. Truett Cathy
I had a low image of myself because I was brought up in the deep Depression.
S. Truett Cathy
Why did the chicken cross the road? To prove to the possum that it could be done.
S. Truett Cathy
Chick-fil-A is what it is today because of its people, purpose and product.
S. Truett Cathy
I was not so committed to financial success that I was willing to abandon my principles and priorities. One of the most visible examples of this is our decision to close on Sunday.
S. Truett Cathy
I lost two brothers in an airplane crash, both of them leaving a wife and kids. When I get to Heaven, that's probably the first question I'd like to ask: 'Why was it necessary?'
S. Truett Cathy
We tell applicants, 'If you don't intend to be here for life, you needn't apply.'
S. Truett Cathy
We live in a changing world, but we need to be reminded that the important things have not changed, and the important things will not change if we keep our priorities in proper order.
S. Truett Cathy
Nearly every moment of every day, we have the opportunity to give something to someone else - our time, our love, our resources.
S. Truett Cathy

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