Orison Swett Marden
Our thoughts and imagination are the only real limits to our possibilities.
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Wisdom is knowledge which has become a part of one's being.
Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson.
No man fails who does his best.
The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others it is in yourself alone.
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.
There is an infinite difference between a little wrong and just right, between fairly good and the best, between mediocrity and superiority.
The best thing about giving of ourselves is that what we get is always better than what we give. The reaction is greater than the action.
A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.
What does mysticism really mean? It means the way to attain knowledge. It's close to philosophy, except in philosophy you go horizontally while in mysticism you go vertically.
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these are, in truth, very often owing not so much to design as chance.
I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can't truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles.
Which is - you know, like check it out, I'm pretty young, I'm only about 40 years old. I still have maybe another four decades of work left in me. And it's exceedingly likely that anything I write from this point forward is going to be judged by the world as the work that came after the freakish success of my last book, right?
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Words may be common but the thought conveyed by those words are always unique.
Most people dread finding out when they come to die that they have never really lived.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
There is also this benefit in brag, that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
God speaks to us through his language and our language but we only listen to our language