"Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Orison Swett Marden on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Orison Swett Marden on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Orison Swett Marden on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Orison Swett Marden on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Orison Swett Marden on Maya Angelou
"Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world."
"No employer today is independent of those about him. He cannot succeed alone, no matter how great his ability or capital. Business today is more than ever a question of cooperation."
"The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others it is in yourself alone."
"There is an infinite difference between a little wrong and just right, between fairly good and the best, between mediocrity and superiority."
"Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances."