"Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Thornton Wilder on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Thornton Wilder on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Thornton Wilder on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Thornton Wilder on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Thornton Wilder on Maya Angelou
"The more decisions that you are forced to make alone, the more you are aware of your freedom to choose."
"But there comes a moment in everybody's life when he must decide whether he'll live among the human beings or not - a fool among fools or a fool alone."
"It is very necessary to have markers of beauty left in a world seemingly bent on making the most evil ugliness."
"The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much."
"We do not choose the day of our birth nor may we choose the day of our death, yet choice is the sovereign faculty of the mind."