“We lift ourselves by our thought; we climb upon our vision of ourselves. If you want to enlarge your life, you must first enlarge your thought of it and of yourself. Hold the ideal of yourself as you long to be, always, everywhere – your ideal of what you long to attain – the ideal of health, efficiency, success.” Orison Swett Marden (1850 – 1924)
- He never attended college because of his mother’s illness and an accident in which he lost a number of teeth while playing hockey in high school.
“Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.” Confucius
He was a connector of people and always treated his employees as the most important part of his business life.