Og Mandino quotes page 3
Detractors are everywhere. Remember that envy, like the worm, is always attracted to the
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,
In all my writing and speech-making throughout the years, I am forever reminding my
audiences that, like the laws of nature, gravity, and physics, the true principles of success
have been with us for thousands of years. They have never changed! And these old
principles will always work for you - or against you - no matter how you are trying to live
All the gold in the world cannot buy a dying man one more breath - so what does that make
Sooner or later all mankind will realize that the greatest cure for all the ills and wrongs, the
cares, the sorrow and crimes of humanity rests solely in acts of love. Love is the greatest gift
from God. It is the divine spark that everywhere produces and restores life.
Even if you have failed at all else in the eyes of the world, if you have a loving family, you are
Never neglect the little things. Never skimp on that extra effort, that additional few minutes,
that soft word of praise or thanks, that delivery of the very best that you can do. It does not
matter what others think, it is of prime importance, however, what you think about you.
The secret of success is to triple your rate of failure.
None of us have learned very much until we train ourselves to treat every day as a separate life.
Can sand flow upward in the hourglass? No. Yesterday is buried forever and I will think of it no
Help your kids grow and flourish in a garden of their own choice, not yours. When that
happens, both you and they have succeeded.
Nothing in life worth achieving is easy.