I believe in believe in the supreme worth of the individual and in his right to life, liberty liberty and the pursuit of happiness I do not think there is any other quality so essential essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes overcomes almost everything, even nature. I would rather rather hire hire a man with enthusiasm, than a man who knows everything. I believe that every right implies implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; obligation; every possession, possession, a duty. Charity Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient recipient to become independent of become independent of it. I always tried to turn every disaster disaster into an opportunity.