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"The only way to enjoy anything in this life is to earn it first."
- Ginger Rogers
"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
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like hard work."
- Thomas Edison
"You know, I think the greatest gift in the world is a good employee, you know, or people who can do your work for you and do it well the way you'd like to have it done. And I've always been able to surround myself with really good people."
- Kenny Rogers
"Working hard is very important. You’re not going to get anywhere without working extremely hard."
- George Lucas
"Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed."
- George Burns
"The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary."
- Vince Lombardi
"It is only when I am doing my work that I feel truly alive."
- Federico Fellini
"We build too many walls and not enough bridges."
- Sir Isaac Newton
"Labor gives birth to ideas."
- Jim Rohm

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 ...