Orison Swett Marden quotes

“A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everyone around us.”

Orison Swett Marden

“A will finds a way.”

Orison Swett Marden

“All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.”

Orison Swett Marden

“Believe with all of your heart that you will do what you were made to do.”

Orison Swett Marden

“Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.”

Orison Swett Marden

“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.”

Orison Swett Marden

“If you do not feel yourself growing in your work and your life broadening and deepening, if your task is not a perpetual tonic to you, you have not found your place.”

Orison Swett Marden

“It is like the seed put in the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest.”

Orison Swett Marden

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.”

Orison Swett Marden

“Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.”

Orison Swett Marden

“Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them... they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight.”

Orison Swett Marden

“Opportunities? They are all around us... There is power lying latent everywhere waiting for the observant eye to discover it.”

Orison Swett Marden

“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 desires.”

Orison Swett Marden

“Success is not measured by what you accomplish but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.”

Orison Swett Marden

“The greatest thing a man can do in this world, is to make the most possible out of the stuff that has been given him. This is success, and there is no other.”

Orison Swett Marden

“This is the test of your manhood: How much is there left in you after you have lost everything outside of yourself?”

Orison Swett Marden

“We cannot rise higher than our thought of ourselves.”

Orison Swett Marden

“What keeps so many people back is simply unwillingness to pay the price, to make the exertion, the effort to sacrifice their ease and comfort.”

Orison Swett Marden

“You will find the whole world will change to you when you change your attitude toward it.”

Orison Swett Marden