"Every man should have laws of his own, I should think commandments of his own, for every man has a different set of circumstances wherein to work - or worry."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Gilbert Parker on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Gilbert Parker on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Gilbert Parker on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Gilbert Parker on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Gilbert Parker on Maya Angelou
"The real business of life is trying to understand each other."
"Man is born in a day, and he dies in a day, and the thing is easily over but to have a sick heart for three-fourths of one's lifetime is simply to have death renewed every morning and life at that price is not worth living."
"It must be remembered that the sea is a great breeder of friendship. Two men who have known each other for twenty years find that twenty days at sea bring them nearer than ever they were before, or else estrange them."
"In all secrets there is a kind of guilt, however beautiful or joyful they may be, or for what good end they may be set to serve. Secrecy means evasion, and evasion means a problem to the moral mind."
"Imagination is at the root of much that passes for love."