“History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.” – Bertie C. Forbes
Bertie C. Forbes (1880-1954) was the founder of Forbes magazine. He was born in Scotland, spent time in South Africa, and emigrated to New York in 1904. He worked at several journals and founded Forbes in 1917. He was the Editor-in-Chief for almost 40 years, up until his death.