To an honest mind the best perquisites of a place are the advantages it gives a man of doing good.
A true man never frets about his place in the world, but just slides into it by the gravitation of his nature, and swings there as easily as a star.
It is not the place that maketh the person, but the person that maketh the place honorable.
Whatever the place allotted to us by Providence, that for us is the post of honor and duty. God estimates us not by the position we are in, but by the way in which we fill it.
Where you are is of no moment, but only what you are doing there. It is not the place that ennobles you, but you the place; and this only by doing that which is great and noble.
He who thinks his place below him, will certainly be below his place.
The place is dignified by the doer's deed.