Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.— Og Mandino
The most spectacular Og Mandino quotes that will inspire your inner self
I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.
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.
I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars.
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.
Always seek the seed of triumph in every adversity.
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.
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
Victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.
Let your first hour set the theme of success and positive action that is certain to echo through your entire day. Today will never happen again.
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 all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such.
Always do your best. What you plant now will harvest later.
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.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
I will not allow yesterday's success to lull me into today's complacency, for this is the great foundation of failure.
Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.
Laugh at yourself and at life. Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity, but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain, cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective that seemingly terrible defeat... Never take yourself too seriously.
Without enthusiasm you are doomed to a life of mediocrity, but with it you can accomplish miracles.
I will act now. I will act now. I will act now. Henceforth, I will repeat these words each hour, each day, everyday, until the words become as much a habit as my breathing, and the action which follows becomes as instinctive as the blinking of my eyelids.
Each day is a special gift from God, and while life may not always be fair, you must never allow the pains, hurdles, and handicaps of the moment to poison your attitude and plans for yourself and your future.
Today will never happen again. Don't waste it with a false start or no start at all.
If I persist long enough I will win.
I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand.
I will persist until I succeed. Always will I take another step. If that is of no avail I will take another, and yet another. In truth, one step at a time is not too difficult... I know that small attempts, repeated, will complete any undertaking.
So long as there is breath in me, that long I will persist.
For now I know one of the greatest principles on success; if I persist long enough I will win.
The greatest legacy we can leave our children is happy memories.
I will welcome happiness for it enlarges my heart;
Yet I will endure sadness for it opens my soul. I will acknowledge rewards for they are my due; Yet I will welcome obstacles for they are my challenge.
I will act now. I will act now. I will act now.
I will waste not even a precious second today in anger or hate or jealousy or selfishness. I know that the seeds I sow I will harvest, because every action, good or bad, is always followed by an equal reaction. I will plant only good seeds this day.
Welcome every morning with a smile. Look on the new day as another special gift from your Creator, another golden opportunity to complete what you were unable to finish yesterday.
Remember that the most difficult tasks are consummated, not by a single explosive burst of energy or effort, but by the constant daily application of the best you have within you.
Do all things with love.
All the gold in the world cannot buy a dying man one more breath--so what does that make today worth?
Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.
I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy.
I will make love my greatest weapon and none on whom I call can defend against its force. My reasoning they may counter; my speech they may distrust; my apparel they may disapprove; my face they may reject; and even my bargains may cause them suspicion; yet my love will melt all hearts liken to the sun whose rays soften the coldest clay. I will greet this day with love in my heart.
Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving.
Your only limitations are those you set up in your mind, or permit others to set up for you.
A field of clay touched by the genius of man becomes a castle.
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.
I will persist. I will always take another step. If that is of no avail I will take another, and yet another.
We are unhappy because we no longer have our self esteem.
We are unhappy, because we no longer believe we are a special miracle, a special creation of God. We have lost faith in ourselves.
I will remove from my vocabulary such words and phrases as quit, cannot, unable, impossible, out of the question, improbable, failure, unworkable, hopeless, and retreat; for they are the words of fools.
Each misfortune you encounter will carry in it the seed of tomorrow's good luck.
One of the great undiscovered joys of life comes from doing everything one attempts to the best of one's ability. There is a special sense of satisfaction, a pride in surveying such a work, a work which is rounded, full, exact, complete in its parts, which the superficial person who leaves his or her work in a slovenly, slipshod, half-finished condition, can never know. It is this conscientious completeness which turns any work into art. The smallest task, well done, becomes a miracle of achievement.
One of the great undiscovered joys of life comes from doing everything one attempts to the best of one's ability. The smallest task, well done, becomes a miracle of achievement.
Don't let your success of today lay you into complacency for tomorrow.
For that is the worst form of failure.
Opportunities, many times, are so small that we glimpse them not and yet they are often the seeds of great enterprises. Opportunities are also everywhere and so you must always let your hook be hanging. When you least expect it, a great fish will swim by.
To be always intending to make a new and better life but never to find time to set about it is as to put off eating and drinking and sleeping from one day to the next until you're dead.
Shake off your blunders. How will you know your limits without an occasional failure? Never quit. Your turn will come.
Always will I dig for reasons to applaud;
never will I scratch for excuses to gossip. When I am tempted to criticize I will bite on my tongue; when I am moved to praise I will shout from the roofs.
I will laugh at the world. And most of all, I will laugh at myself for man is most comical when he takes himself too seriously.