"Samuel Smiles", was a Scottish people/Scottish author and government reformer. He is most known for writing Self-Help (book)/Self-Help, which "elevated [Smiles] to celebrity status: almost overnight, he became a leading pundit and much-consulted guru".If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous writers! More Samuel Smiles on Wikipedia.
It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one; but success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest; better to lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune.Samuel Smiles