Most men fail, not through lack of education or agreeable personal qualities, but from lack of dogged determination, from lack of dauntless will.
Other Orison Swett Marden quotes:
Our trials, our sorrows, and our grieves develop us.
The influential man is the successful man, whether he be rich or poor.
The golden rule for every business man is this: 'Put yourself in your customer's place.'
Men who have done great things, made stepping stones of their failures. The disgrace is not in falling, but in not rising every time you fall.
What we sincerely believe regarding ourselves is true for us.
We cannot rise higher than our thought of ourselves.
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.
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.
Nature hates all botched and half-finished work, and will pronounce her curse upon it.
Believe with all your heart that you will do what you were made to do. Never for an instant harbor a doubt of it.