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"No one can arrive from being talented alone, work transforms talent into genius."
- Anna Pavlova
"We build too many walls and not enough bridges."
- Sir Isaac Newton
"The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary."
- Vince Lombardi
"Inspiration comes of working every day."
- Charles Baudelaire
"Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work."
- Mother Teresa
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like hard work."
- Thomas Edison
"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
"Nobody ever drown in his own sweat."
- Ann Landers
"Work will win when wishy washy wishing won’t."
- Thomas S. Monson
"I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn’t know how to get along without it."
- Walt Disney

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 ...