"In no direction that we turn do we find ease or comfort. If we are honest and if we have the will to win we find only danger, hard work and iron resolution."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Wendell Willkie on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Wendell Willkie on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Wendell Willkie on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Wendell Willkie on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Wendell Willkie on Maya Angelou
"Education is the mother of leadership."
"When we talk of freedom and opportunity for all nations, the mocking paradoxes in our own society become so clear they can no longer be ignored."
"Freedom is an indivisible word. If we want to enjoy it, and fight for it, we must be prepared to extend it to everyone, whether they are rich or poor, whether they agree with us or not, no matter what their race or the color of their skin."
"But it required a disastrous, internecine war to bring this question of human freedom to a crisis, and the process of striking the shackles from the slave was accomplished in a single hour."
"If we want to talk about freedom, we must mean freedom for others as well as ourselves, and we must mean freedom for everyone inside our frontiers as well as outside."