Orison Swett Marden

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Orison Swett Marden

Orison Swett Marden

There can be no great courage where there is no confidence or assurance, and half the battle is in the conviction that we can do what we undertake.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The world is sad enough without your woe.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The greatest trouble with most of us is that our demands upon ourselves are so feeble, the call upon the great within of us so weak and intermittent that it makes no impression upon the creative energies; it lacks the force that transmutes desires into realities.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No employer today is independent of those about him. He cannot succeed alone, no matter how great his ability or capital. Business today is more than ever a question of cooperation.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Resolve that whatever you do, you will bring the whole man to it; that you will fling the whole weight of your being into it.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Concentration is the factor that causes the great discrepancy between men and the results they achieve... the difference in their power of calling together all the rays of their ability and concentrating on one point.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We fail to see that we can control our own destiny; make ourselves do whatever is possible; make ourselves become whatever we long to be.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is something greater than wealth, grander even than fame -- manhood, character, stand for success... nothing else really does.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Many a man has finally succeeded only because he has failed after repeated efforts. If he had never met defeat he would never have known any great victory.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is no failure for the man who realizes his power, who never knows when he is beaten; there is no failure for the determined endeavor; the unconquerable will. There is no failure for the man who gets up every time he falls, who rebounds like a rubber ball, who persists when everyone else gives up, who pushes on when everyone else turns back.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You cannot measure a man by his failures. You must know what use he makes of them. What did they mean to him. What did he get out of them.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Doing common things uncommonly well.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our trials, our sorrows, and our grieves develop us...More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A strong, successful man is not the victim of his environment. He creates favorable conditions. His own inherent force and energy compel things to turn out as he desires.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Just make up your mind at the very outset that your work is going to stand for quality... that you are going to stamp a superior quality upon everything that goes out of your hands, that whatever you do shall bear the hall-mark of excellence.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The glow of satisfaction which follows the consciousness of doing our level best never comes to a human being from any other experience.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is like the seed put in the soil -- the more one sows, the greater the harvest.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every experience in life, everything with which we have come in contact in life, is a chisel which has been cutting away at our life statue, molding, modifying, shaping it. We are part of all we have met. Everything we have seen, heard, felt or thought has had its hand in molding us, shaping us.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day...More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is an infinite difference between a little wrong and just right, between fairly good and the best, between mediocrity and superiority...More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man becomes a slave to his constantly repeated acts. What he at first chooses, at last compels.More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No young man starting in life could have better capital than plenty of friends. They will strengthen his credit, support him in every great effort, and make him what, unaided, he could never be. Friends of the right sort will help him more -- to be happy and successful -- than much money...More Orison Swett Marden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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