"The golden rule for every business man is this: 'Put yourself in your customer's place.'"
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Orison Swett Marden on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Orison Swett Marden on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Orison Swett Marden on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Orison Swett Marden on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Orison Swett Marden on Abraham Lincoln
"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."