"There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Orison Swett Marden on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Orison Swett Marden on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Orison Swett Marden on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Orison Swett Marden on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."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."