"We make the world we live in and shape our own environment."
"Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible."Orison Swett Marden on Dalai Lama
"Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy."Orison Swett Marden on Norman Vincent Peale
"A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others."Orison Swett Marden on Ayn Rand
"If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much."Orison Swett Marden on Jim Rohn
"If you're going through hell, keep going."Orison Swett Marden on Winston Churchill
"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."