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Og Mandino Quotes

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Og Mandino quotes: here’s some seven figure thoughts by the late author of The Greatest Salesman in the World, Og Mandino.

“Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.”

“Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.”

“Obstacles are necessary for success because victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.”

“Cherish each hour of this day for it can never return.”

“Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them.”

“Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight.  Extend to them all the care, kindness, and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward.  Your life will never be the same again.”

“Do all things with love.”

“To do anything truly worth doing, I must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in with gusto and scramble through as well as I can.”

“It is those who concentrate on but one thing at a time who advance in this world.”

“A smile remains the most inexpensive gift I can bestow on anyone and yet its powers can vanquish kingdoms.”

“Wealth should never be your goal in life.  Your words are eloquent but they are mere words.  True wealth is of the heart, not of the purse.”

“A field of clay touched by the genius of man becomes a castle.”

“Today will never happen again.  Don’t waste it with a false start or no start at all.”

“Your only limitations are those you set up in your mind, or permit others to set up for you.”

“Tomorrow is only found in the calendar of fools.”

“I was not delivered unto this world in defeat, nor does failure course in my veins.  I am not a sheep waiting to be prodded by my shepherd.  I am a lion and I refuse to talk, to walk, to sleep with the sheep.  I will hear not those who weep and complain, for their disease is contagious.  Let them join the sheep.  The slaughterhouse of failure is not my destiny.”

“Take the attitude of a student; never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.”

“I will form good habits and become their slaves.”

“Remind thyself, in the darkest moments, that every failure is only a step toward success, every detection of what is false directs you toward what is true, every trial exhausts some tempting form of error, and every adversity will only hide, for a time, your path to peace and fulfillment.”

“Only a habit can subdue another habit.”

“Count your blessings.  Once you realize how valuable you are and how much you have going for you, the smiles will return, the sun will break out, the music will play, and you will finally be able to move forward the life that God intended for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence.”

“Laugh at yourself and at life.  Never take yourself too seriously.”

“I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.”

“I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink into a grain of sand.  Henceforth, I will apply all my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy.”

“Make yourself so useful to other people, that they think you are irreplaceable.”

“The secret of success is to triple your rate of failure.”

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”

“Treasure the friendship you receive above all.  It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished.”

“Welcome every morning with a smile.  Look on the new day as another special gift from your creator — another golden opportunity.”

“Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today.  Go another mile.”

“Always reward your long hours of labor and toil in the very best way, surrounded by your family.  Nurture their love carefully, remembering that your children need models, not critics, and your own progress will hasten when you constantly strive to present your best side to your children.  And even if you have failed at all else in the eyes of the world, if you have a loving family, you are a success.”

“I will not allow yesterday’s success to lull me into today’s complacency, for this is the great foundation of failure.”

“Weak is he who permits his thoughts to control his actions; strong is he who forces his actions to control his thoughts.”

“There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late.”

“The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them.  Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to achieving your dreams.”

“We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.”

“Realize that true happiness lies within you.  Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside.  Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving.  Reach out.  Share.  Smile.  Hug.  Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.”

“Wealth is good when it brings joy to others.”

“Never allow anyone to rain on your parade and thus cast a pall of gloom and defeat on the entire day.  Remember that no talent, no self-denial, no brains, no character, are required to set up in the fault-finding business.  Nothing external can have any power over you unless you permit it.  Your time is too precious to be sacrificed in wasted days combating the menial forces of hate, jealously, and envy.”

“I need not wait for I have the power to choose my own destiny.”

“Never settle for the crumbs of life.”

“Forget mistakes.  Forget failure.  Forget everything except what you are going to do now — and do it.  Today is your lucky day.”

“The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits.  If he raises his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and is rewarded as such.”

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