"There is only one thing for us to do, and that is to do our level best right where we are every day of our lives To use our best judgment, and then to trust the rest to that Power which holds the forces of the universe in his hands."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Orison Swett Marden on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Orison Swett Marden on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Orison Swett Marden on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Orison Swett Marden on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Orison Swett Marden on Booker T. Washington
"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."