"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. "

Thomas Edison, Inventor and Businessman

"Well done is better than well said."

Benjamin Franklin

"Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment."

Benjamin Franklin

"A customer is the most important visitor on our premises, he is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption in our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider in our business. He is part of it. We are not doing him a favor by serving him. He is doing us a favor by giving us an opportunity to do so."

Mahatma Gandhi

"Be kind and merciful. Let no one ever come to you without coming away better and happier."

Mother Teresa

"No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist. "

Calvin Coolidge

"It's not what you say, but how you say it!"

Mae West, Actress and Singer

"Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much."

Blaise Pascal, Mathematician, physicist and inventor

"Whatever you are, be a good one."

Abraham Lincoln

"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value."

Albert Einstein

"To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own. "

Anne Morrow Lindeberg, Author and Aviator

"Care more than others think wise. Risk more than others think safe. Dream more than others think practical. Expect more than others think possible. "

Claude Bissell, Author and Educator

"Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service gets great rewards."

Elbert Hubbard, Artist and Writer

"It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself."

Eleanor Roosevelt

"What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other?"

George Eliot, Novelist

"Always do more than is required of you."

George S. Patton

"The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker. "

Helen Keller, Author and Political Activist

"A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed."

Henrik Ibsen, Playwrighter and Poet

"Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify!"

Henry David Thoreau, Author, Poet and Philosopher

"Face the simple fact before it comes involved. Solve the small problem before it becomes big."

Lao Tzu, Philosopher

"One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth doing is what we do for others."

Lewis Carroll, Writer and Mathematician

"Always do what is right. It will gratify most of the people, and astound the rest."

Mark Twain, Author

"The time is always right to do what is right."

Martin Luther King, Jr.

"People will forget what you said. They will forget what you did. But they will never forget how you made them feel."

Maya Angelou, Best Selling Author and Poet

"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good."

Samuel Johnson, Poet

"Politeness goes far, yet costs nothing."

Samuel Smiles, Author and Reformer

"Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm."

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Poet and Philosopher

"The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do. "

Thomas Jefferson

"Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm."

Winston Churchill

"When a customer enters my store, forget me. He is king."

John Wanamaker, Merchant, Religious Leader and Political Figure