Orison Swett Marden

1850 - 1924

A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on courage, struggle, and success

Success is not measured by what a man accomplishes, but by the opposition he has encountered, and the courage with which he has maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds. . . .

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on defeat, effort, failure, and victory

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.

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on happiness and world

Talk happiness. The world is sad enough without your woe.

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on laws

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He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden

Our trials, our sorrows, and our griefs develop us. . . .

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on animals, cowardice, and obstacles

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 when you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight.

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on obstacles

Obstacles will look large or small to you according to whether you are large or small.

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on humility, justice, opportunity, simplicity, world, and youth

It is the youth who sees a great opportunity hidden in just these simple services, who sees a very uncommon situation, a humble position, who gets on in the world.

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on imagination

There are powers inside of you, if you could discover and use, would make of you everything you ever dreamed or imagined you could become.

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on chance, education, opportunity, preparation, and profit

Unless you are prepared yourself to profit by your chance, the opportunity will only make you ridiculous. A great occasion is valuable to you in proportion as you have educated yourself to make use of it.

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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