Orison Swett Marden

1850 - 1924

A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on doubt, fear, journeys, needs, obstacles, progress, and time

When we are sure that we are on the right road, there is no need to plan our journey too far ahead; no need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than one step at a time.

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on approval, effort, happiness, power, and success

When a man feels throbbing within him, the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, and all of his faculties say "amen" to what he is doing, and give their unqualified approval to his efforts, - this is happiness, this is success.

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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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

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?

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on anxiety, god, life, and medicine

Mirth is God's medicine; everybody ought to bathe in it. Grim care, moroseness, anxiety-all the rust of life- ought to be scoured off by the oil of mirth.

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on money

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The man who has no money is poor, but one who has nothing but money is poorer. He only is rich who can enjoy without owning; he is poor who though he have millions is covetous.

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden

It is like the seed put into the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest.

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on laws

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There is no law by which one can, as long as he thinks he can't.

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on obstacles

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 (1850 - 1924)

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on competence, honor, opportunity, success, wealth, and youth

To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. . . . The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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