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About the author:
Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924) was the founder of Success Magazine and is considered by many to be the founder of the modern success and positive thinking movement.

He changed the old notions of success with the new more comprehensive ideas made popular by best-selling authors such as Napoleon Hill, Clement Stone, Dale Carnegie, Og Mandino, Earl Nightingale, Norman Vincent Peale, and many others.

Some famous Quotes from Orison Swett Marden:

A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.

A good system shortens the road to the goal.

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.

A will finds a way.

Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.

All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.

All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.

Analyzing what you haven't got as well as what you have is a necessary ingredient of a career.

Be larger than your task.

Eclectic School Readings: Stories from Life
 

A BOOK FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, (Original Version, Restored)

Authored by Orison Swett Marden

"To make a life, as well as to make a living, is one of the supreme objects for which we must all struggle. The sooner we realize what this means, the greater and more worthy will be the life which we shall make. In putting together the brief life stories and incidents from great lives which make up the pages of this little volume, the writer's object has been to show young people that, no matter how humble their birth or circumstances, they may make lives that will be held up as examples to future generations, even as these stories show how boys, handicapped by poverty and the most discouraging surroundings, yet succeeded so that they are held up as models to the boys of to- day. No boy or girl can learn too early in life the value of time and the opportunities within reach of the humblest children of the twentieth century to enable them to make of themselves noble men and women. The stories here presented do not claim to be more than mere outlines of the subjects chosen, enough to show what brave souls in the past, souls animated by loyalty to God and to their best selves, were able to accomplish in spite of obstacles of which the more fortunately born youths of to-day can have no conception. It should never be forgotten, however, in the strivings of ambition, that, while every one should endeavor to raise himself to his highest power and to attain to as exalted and honorable a position as his abilities entitle him to, his first object should be to make a noble life."
-Orison Swett Marden

The classic 1910 motivational gem in original form by Orison Swett Marden, one of the all time best "master motivators". A must have addition to your success library. Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924) is the founder of Success Magazine and is considered by many to be the founder of the modern success and positive thinking movement.

He changed the old notions of success with the new more comprehensive ideas made popular by best-selling authors such as Napoleon Hill, Clement Stone, Dale Carnegie, Og Mandino, Earl Nightingale, Norman Vincent Peale, and many others. Visit our website and see our many books at UncleSamBooks.com


Publication Date:
2011-11-15
ISBN/EAN13:
1467934941 / 9781467934947
Page Count:
98
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Education / Home Schooling




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