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Orison Swett Marden quotes: Concentrate ... for the greatest achievements are reserved for the man of single aim, in whom no rival powers divide the empire of the soul. Concentrate ... for the greatest achievements are reserved for the man of single aim, in whom no rival powers divide the empire of the soul.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: As long as a man faces life hopefully, confidently, triumphantly he is not a failure As long as a man faces life hopefully, confidently, triumphantly he is not a failure
Orison Swett Marden quotes: No man can be ideally successful until he has found his place. Like a locomotive, he is strong on the track, but weak anywhere else. No man can be ideally successful until he has found his place. Like a locomotive, he is strong on the track, but weak anywhere else.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do. The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: We must give more in order to get more. It is the generous giving of ourselves that produces the generous harvest. We must give more in order to get more. It is the generous giving of ourselves that produces the generous harvest.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Resolve that you will be the master and not the slave of circumstances. Resolve that you will be the master and not the slave of circumstances.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us. Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: If someone offered to purchase a large percentage of your life power you would not think of selling it, even for a fabulous sum. If someone offered to purchase a large percentage of your life power you would not think of selling it, even for a fabulous sum.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: What we sincerely believe regarding ourselves is true for us. What we sincerely believe regarding ourselves is true for us.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: We lift ourselves by our own thought; we climb upon our vision of ourselves. We lift ourselves by our own thought; we climb upon our vision of ourselves.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Agassiz would not lecture at five hundred dollars a night, because he had no time to make money. Agassiz would not lecture at five hundred dollars a night, because he had no time to make money.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Instead of worrying over unforeseen misfortune, set out with all your soul to rejoice in the unforeseen blessings of all your coming days. Instead of worrying over unforeseen misfortune, set out with all your soul to rejoice in the unforeseen blessings of all your coming days.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: The successful men of today are men of one overmastering idea, one unwavering aim, men of single and intense purpose. The successful men of today are men of one overmastering idea, one unwavering aim, men of single and intense purpose.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everyone around us. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everyone around us.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Great men are but common men more fully developed and ripened. Great men are but common men more fully developed and ripened.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: To think you can creates the force that can. To think you can creates the force that can.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Why do we allow the mirage of to-morrow to keep our eyes from the beauties of to-day? Why do we allow the mirage of to-morrow to keep our eyes from the beauties of to-day?
Orison Swett Marden quotes: The most fascinating person is always the one of the most winning manners; not the one of greatest physical beauty. The most fascinating person is always the one of the most winning manners; not the one of greatest physical beauty.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours. Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: There is nothing in this world which men desire and struggle for, and that is good for them, of which there is not enough for everybody. There is nothing in this world which men desire and struggle for, and that is good for them, of which there is not enough for everybody.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: There is an infinite difference between a little wrong and just right, between fairly good and the best, between mediocrity and superiority. There is an infinite difference between a little wrong and just right, between fairly good and the best, between mediocrity and superiority.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Begin where you are; work where you are; the hour which you are now wasting, dreaming of some far off success may be crowded with grand possibilities. Begin where you are; work where you are; the hour which you are now wasting, dreaming of some far off success may be crowded with grand possibilities.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: By constant contemplation of excellence, we clear our selfhood of all dross and impurities. By constant contemplation of excellence, we clear our selfhood of all dross and impurities.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: We make the world we live in and shape our own environment. We make the world we live in and shape our own environment.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: He who improves an opportunity sows a seed which will yield fruit in opportunity for himself and others. He who improves an opportunity sows a seed which will yield fruit in opportunity for himself and others.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out. We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Strength of will is the test of a young man's possibilities. Can he will strong enough and hold whatever he undertakes with an iron grip? Strength of will is the test of a young man's possibilities. Can he will strong enough and hold whatever he undertakes with an iron grip?
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Genius unexecuted is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks. Genius unexecuted is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Find your purpose and fling your life out to it. Find a way or make one. Try with all your might. Self-made or never made. Find your purpose and fling your life out to it. Find a way or make one. Try with all your might. Self-made or never made.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Put the uncommon effort into the common task ... make it large by doing it in a great way. Put the uncommon effort into the common task ... make it large by doing it in a great way.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Put variety into your mental bill of fare as well as into your physical. It will pay you rich returns. Put variety into your mental bill of fare as well as into your physical. It will pay you rich returns.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Nothing that the mind of man can conceive is impossible. Nothing that the mind of man can conceive is impossible.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: I could read and walk four miles an hour. I could read and walk four miles an hour.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: We lift ourselves by our thought. We lift ourselves by our thought.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Every youth owes it to himself and to the world to make the most possible out of the stuff that is in him. Every youth owes it to himself and to the world to make the most possible out of the stuff that is in him.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Play is as necessary to the perfect development of a child as sunshine is to the perfect development of a plant. Play is as necessary to the perfect development of a child as sunshine is to the perfect development of a plant.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Every man must play the part of his ambition. If you are trying to be a successful man, you must play the part. Every man must play the part of his ambition. If you are trying to be a successful man, you must play the part.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: We fail to see that we can control our destiny; make ourselves do whatever is possible; make ourselves become whatever we long to be. We fail to see that we can control our destiny; make ourselves do whatever is possible; make ourselves become whatever we long to be.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: And above all, study, study, study ! All the genius in the world will not help you along with any art unless you become a hard student. It And above all, study, study, study ! All the genius in the world will not help you along with any art unless you become a hard student. It
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Money, influence, and position are nothing compared with brains, principles, energy and perseverances. Money, influence, and position are nothing compared with brains, principles, energy and perseverances.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: A barking dog is often more useful than a sleeping lion. A barking dog is often more useful than a sleeping lion.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: The moment man cuts himself off from living connection with the human race and its needs, he begins to die from poor circulation. The moment man cuts himself off from living connection with the human race and its needs, he begins to die from poor circulation.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Work faithfully, and you will put yourself in possession of a glorious and enlarging happiness. Work faithfully, and you will put yourself in possession of a glorious and enlarging happiness.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Who would back you in a race While defeat is in your face? Who would back you in a race While defeat is in your face?
Orison Swett Marden quotes: The golden rule for every business man is this: 'Put yourself in your customer's place.' The golden rule for every business man is this: 'Put yourself in your customer's place.'
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Genius, that power which dazzles mortal eyes, is but perseverance in disguise. Genius, that power which dazzles mortal eyes, is but perseverance in disguise.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: If you cannot at first control your anger, learn to control your tongue, which, like fire, is a good servant, but a hard master. If you cannot at first control your anger, learn to control your tongue, which, like fire, is a good servant, but a hard master.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Books make it possible for every person born into the world to begin where the previous generation left off. Books make it possible for every person born into the world to begin where the previous generation left off.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Necessity has been a priceless spur which has helped men to perform miracles against incredible odds. Necessity has been a priceless spur which has helped men to perform miracles against incredible odds.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Character: the grandest thing in the world. Character: the grandest thing in the world.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Wanted: a man who is larger than his calling, who considers it a low estimate of his occupation to value it merely as a means of getting a living. Wanted: a man who is larger than his calling, who considers it a low estimate of his occupation to value it merely as a means of getting a living.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Like the sun, love radiates and warms into life all that it touches. Like the sun, love radiates and warms into life all that it touches.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: It is like the seed put in the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest. It is like the seed put in the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Let your air be that of a winner, a man who is resolved to make his way in the world, to make himself stand for something. Let your air be that of a winner, a man who is resolved to make his way in the world, to make himself stand for something.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Real happiness comes from the cultivation, the development, of the highest that is in us. Real happiness comes from the cultivation, the development, of the highest that is in us.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Opportunities? They are all around us ... There is power lying latent everywhere waiting for the observant eye to discover it. Opportunities? They are all around us ... There is power lying latent everywhere waiting for the observant eye to discover it.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Conquer yourself and you can conquer everything else. Conquer yourself and you can conquer everything else.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow. There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: You have not found your place until all your faculties are roused, and your whole nature consents and approves of the work you are doing. You have not found your place until all your faculties are roused, and your whole nature consents and approves of the work you are doing.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: It pays to cultivate popularity. It doubles success possibilities, develops manhood, and builds up character. It pays to cultivate popularity. It doubles success possibilities, develops manhood, and builds up character.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Without continuous effort there cannot be continuous achievement. Without continuous effort there cannot be continuous achievement.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Poverty itself is not so bad as the poverty thought. It is the conviction that we are poor and must remain so that is fatal. Poverty itself is not so bad as the poverty thought. It is the conviction that we are poor and must remain so that is fatal.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Discouragement, fear, doubt, lack of self-confidence, are the germs which have killed the prosperity and happiness of tens of thousands of people. Discouragement, fear, doubt, lack of self-confidence, are the germs which have killed the prosperity and happiness of tens of thousands of people.
Orison Swett Marden quotes: Real happiness cannot be bribed by anything sordid or low. Real happiness cannot be bribed by anything sordid or low.