Sunday, April 10, 2005

Success Quotes-4

This is the fourth in a multi-part series of some of my favorite success and inspiration quotations. I hope you enjoy them:

Power gravitates to the man who knows how. 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 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. Orison Swett Marden

The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do. Orison Swett Marden

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. Orison Swett Marden

The golden rule for every business man is this: "Put yourself in your customer's place." 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

The influential man is the successful man, whether he be rich or poor. Orison Swett Marden

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 has millions is covetous. Orison Swett Marden

The quality of your work, in the long run, is the deciding factor on how much your services are valued by the world. Orison Swett Marden

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson. Orison Swett Marden

The waste of life occasioned by trying to do too many things at once is appalling. Orison Swett MardenT

here are powers inside of you which, if you could discover and use, would make of you everything you ever dreamed or imagined you could become. Orison Swett Marden

There can be no great courage where there is no confidence or assurance, and half the battle is in the conviction that we can do what we undertake. Orison Swett Marden

There is only one thing for us to do, and that is to do our level best right where we are every day of our lives; To use our best judgment, and then to trust the rest to that Power which holds the forces of the universe in his hands. Orison Swett Marden

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

We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out. Orison Swett Marden

We fail to see that we can control our destiny; make ourselves do whatever is possible; make ourselves become whatever we long to be. Orison Swett Marden

We make the world we live in and shape our own environment. Orison Swett Marden

We must give more in order to get more. It is the generous giving of ourselves that produces the generous harvest. Orison Swett Marden

What keeps so many employers back is simple unwillingness to pay the price, to make the exertion, the effort to sacrifice their ease and comfort. Orison Swett Marden

Wisdom is knowledge, which has become a part of one's being. Orison Swett Marden

Your expectations opens or closes 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

Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day... Orison Swett Marden

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