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"Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow the small ones."
- Theodore Roosevelt
"Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies."
- Albert Camus
"Nobody ever drown in his own sweat."
- Ann Landers
"Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway."
- John Wayne
"A good job is more than just a paycheck. A good job fosters independence and discipline, and contributes to the health of the community. A good job is a means to provide for the health and welfare of your family, to own a home, and save for retirement."
- James H. Douglas, Jr.
"Nothing will work unless you do."
- Maya Angelou
"Work is a prayer. And I start off every morning dedicating it to our Creator."
- Joseph Murray
"Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t’ turn up at all."
- Sam Ewing
"I have always argued that change becomes stressful and overwhelming only when you've lost any sense of the constancy of your life. You need firm ground to stand on. From there, you can deal with that change."
- Richard Nelson Bolles
"Concentrate on your job and you will forget your other troubles."
- William Feather

Stories Worth Sharing

Stealing American Voices
The world’s media is on fire, clamoring to tell the story of Wanda Witter, the 80-year-old pensioner owed $100,000 by the government. Condemned as crazy, this inspiring woman spent over a ...
Triumphing Over Homelessness
At the age of nine, waiting to be thrown out of a motel and desperately trying to find a homeless shelter to take her in, Nikki Johnson-Huston promised herself her life would be different to...
One Homeless Veteran’s Story
Taken from Dan Abshear’s account of homelessness as a veteran:  “Today, I’ve been homeless for a little over two and a half years. In the beginning, I stayed with f...
Educating America’s Homeless Youth
Two million American children live in poverty Two million. That’s two million children who struggle just to survive. Who don’t know where their next meal is coming from, or where...
America’s Shrinking Middle-Class
Recent data suggests that the American middle class is decreasing. The number of families falling into the lower income bracket has increased significantly over the last 30 years, while the ...