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Motivational Orison Swett Marden Quotes and Sayings

Orison Swett Marden Quotes:- Orison Swett Marden (1848–1924) was an American inspirational author who wrote about achieving success in life and founded SUCCESS magazine in 1897.

His writings discuss common-sense principles and virtues that make for a well-rounded, successful life. Many of his ideas are based on New Thought philosophy.

Inspirational Orison Swett Marden Quotes

“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

Inspirational Orison Swett Marden Quotes

“Our thoughts and imagination are the only real limits to our possibilities.”-Orison Swett Marden


“There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self-respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.”-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


“The golden rule for every businessman is this: ‘Put yourself in your customer’s place.”-Orison Swett Marden


“The man who practices unselfishness, who is genuinely interested in the welfare of others, who feels it a privilege to have the power to do a fellow-creature a kindness – even though polished manners and a gracious presence may be absent – will be an elevating influence wherever he goes.”-Orison Swett Marden


“Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand-alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.”-Orison Swett Marden


“There is an inestimable blessing in a cheerful spirit. When the soul throws its windows wide open, letting in the sunshine, and presenting to all who see it the evidence of its gladness, it is not only happy, but it has an unspeakable power of doing good.”-Orison Swett Marden


Top 10 Orison Swett Marden Quotes


“Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes – every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.”-Orison Swett Marden


“Sweeter than the perfume of roses is a reputation for a kind, charitable, unselfish nature; a ready disposition to do to others any good turn in your power.”-Orison Swett Marden


“There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.”-Orison Swett Marden


“Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours.”-Orison Swett Marden


“There is no investment you can make which will pay you so well as the effort to scatter sunshine and good cheer through your establishment.”-Orison Swett Marden


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


“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


“When God calls a man to be upright and pure and generous, he also calls him to be intelligent and skillful, and strong and brave.”-Orison Swett Marden


“The hand cannot reach higher than does the heart.”-Orison Swett Marden


“In order to keep himself at the top of his condition, to obtain complete mastery of all his powers and possibilities, a man must be good to himself mentally; he must think well of himself.”-Orison Swett Marden


Orison Swett Marden Quotes and Sayings


“It is the hopeful, buoyant, cheerful attitude of mind that wins. Optimism is a success builder; pessimism an achievement killer.”-Orison Swett Marden


“A strong, successful man is not the victim of his environment. He creates favorable conditions. His own inherent force and energy compel things to turn out as he desires.”-Orison Swett Marden


“It is the hopeful, buoyant, cheerful attitude of mind that wins. Optimism is a success builder; pessimism an achievement killer.”-Orison Swett Marden


“Your expectations open or close the doors of your supply, If you expect grand things, and work honestly for them, they will come to you, your supply will correspond with your expectation.”-Orison Swett Marden


“With five chances on each hand and one unwavering aim, no boy, however poor, need despair. There are bread and success for every youth under the American flag who has energy and ability to seize his opportunity.”-Orison Swett Marden