About Orison Swett Marden

Orison Swett Marden
Dr. Orison Swett Marden 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. Wikipedia
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Orison Swett Marden Quotes

Are you prepared for a great opportunity?
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
Character is power, and is the best advertisement in the world.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
Don't dally with your purpose.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
Knowledge is power only when it can be made available, practical.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
One unwavering aim has ever characterized successful men.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
Punctuality is the soul of business, as brevity is of wit.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
The world makes way for the determined man.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
True salamanders live best in the furnace of persecution.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
Very few people recognize the hour when laziness begins to set in.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
Weak men wait for opportunities, strong men make them.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is.
How to Succeed or, Stepping-Stones to Fame and Fortune (1896)
A will finds a way.
How to Succeed or, Stepping-Stones to Fame and Fortune (1896)
A good system shortens the road to the goal.
How to Succeed or, Stepping-Stones to Fame and Fortune (1896)
All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.
How to Succeed or, Stepping-Stones to Fame and Fortune (1896)
Be larger than your task.
How to Succeed or, Stepping-Stones to Fame and Fortune (1896)