Orison Swett Quotes


39 Orison Swett 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."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Achievement Quotes
"We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out."
"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."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Expectation Quotes
"It is just the little difference between the good and the best that makes the difference between the artist and the artisan. It is just the little touches after the average man would quit that makes the master's fame."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"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."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes Great Quotes
"Great men are but common men more fully developed and ripened."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"Put the uncommon effort into the common task... make it large by doing it in a great way."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"Superiority -- doing things a little better than anybody else can do them."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes Superiority Quotes
"Many a man has finally succeeded only because he has failed after repeated efforts. If he had never met defeat he would never have known any great victory."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"You cannot measure a man by his failures. You must know what use he makes of them. What did they mean to him. What did he get out of them."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"Be larger than your task."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"This is the test of your manhood: How much is there left in you after you have lost everything outside of yourself?"
"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."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Environment Quotes
"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..."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Environment Quotes
"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."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Enjoyment Quotes
"You have not found your place until all your faculties are roused, and your whole nature consents and approves of the work you are doing."
"You will never succeed while smarting under the drudgery of your occupation, if you are constantly haunted with the idea that you could succeed better in something else."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Enjoyment Quotes
"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."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Enjoyment Quotes
"It is what we do easily and what we like to do that we do well."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Enjoyment Quotes
"You know from past experiences that whenever you have been driven to the wall, or thought you were, you have extricated yourself in a way which you never would have dreamed possible had you not been put to the test. The trouble is that in your everyday life you don't go deep enough to tap the divine mind within you."
Author: Swett Quotes Category: Commitment Quotes



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