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“I will live this day as if it is my last. …I will waste not a moment mourning yesterday’s misfortunes, Yesterday’s defeats, yesterday’s aches of the heart, for why should I throw good after bad?”
I will live this day as if it is my last. This day is all I have and these hours are now my eternity. I greet this sunrise with cries of joy as a prisoner who is reprieved from death. I lift mine arms with thanks for this priceless gift of a new day. So too, I will beat upon my heart with gratitude as I consider all who greeted yesterday’s sunrise who are no longer with the living today. I am indeed a fortunate man and today’s hours are but a bonus, undeserved. Why have I been allowed to live this extra day when others, far better than I, have departed? Is it that they have accomplished their purpose while mine is yet to be achieved? Is this another opportunity for me to become the man I know I can be?”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World
“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. ”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World (2001): 2001 Gift Edition
“Wealth, my son, 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.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World
“No, my son, do not aspire for wealth and labor not only to be rich. Strive instead for happiness, to be loved and to love, and most important to acquire peace of mind and serenity.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World
“Never feel shame for trying and failing for he who has never failed is he who has never tried.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World
“Only a habit can subdue another habit.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World
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“I determine to render more and better service, each day, than I am being paid to render. Those that reach the top are the ones who are not content with doing only what is required of them.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World
“My dreams are worthless, my plans are dust, my goals are impossible.

All are of no value unless they are followed by action.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World
“Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats. Yet each struggle, each defeat, sharpens your skills and strengths, your courage and your endurance, your ability and your confidence and thus each obstacle is a comrade-in-arms forcing you to become better... or quit. Each rebuff is an opportunity to move forward; turn away from them, avoid them, and you throw away your future.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World
“I will greet this day with love in my heart.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World
“There are two kinds of discontented in this world, the discontented that works and the discontented that wrings its hands. The first gets what it wants and the second loses what it has. There is no cure for the first but success and there is no cure at all for the second. The very worst of my vices and bad habits will abate of themselves if they are brought to an accounting every day.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World
“I will become a firefly and even in the day my glow will be seen in spite of the sun. Let others be as butterflies who preen their wings yet depend on the charity of a flower for life.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World
“Wealth is good when it brings joy to others.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World
“Wealth should never be your goal in life. True wealth is of the heart, not of the purse.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World
“I will persist until I succeed. I was not delivered into this world into 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. The slaughterhouse of failure is not my destiny. I will persist until I succeed.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman In The World
“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.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman In The World
“And so long as I can laugh never will I be poor.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman In The World
“Within me burns a flame which has been passed from generations uncounted and its heat is a constant irritation to my spirit to become better than I am, and I will.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman In The World
“Let others build a cave with their clay. I will build a castle with mine.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman In The World
“In truth, the only difference between those who have failed and those who have succeeded lies in the difference of their habits. Good habits are the key to all success. Bad habits are the unlocked door to failure. Thus, the first law I will obey, which precedeth all others is—I will form good habits and become their slave.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman In The World
“Only action determines my value in the market place and to multiply my value I will multiply my actions.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman In The World
“Poverty may be a privilege and even a way of life for the monk in the desert,for he has only himself to sustain and none but his god to please, but I consider poverty to be the mark of lack of ability or lack of ambition.I am not deficient in either of these qualities!”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World
“my son, do not aspire for wealth and labor not only to be rich. Strive instead for happiness, to be loved and to love, and most important, to acquire peace of mind and serenity.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman In The World
“Time teaches all things to him who lives forever but I have not the luxury of eternity.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World
“Mis sueños carecen de valor alguno, mis planes son como el polvo, mis metas son imposibles. Todo ello carece de valor a menos que sea seguido de la acción.”
Og Mandino, El vendedor mas grande del mundo
“son, do not aspire for wealth and labor not only to be”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman In The World
“I will consider each day’s effort as but one blow of my blade against a mighty oak.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman In The World
“victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman In The World
“experience is comparable to fashion; an action that proved successful today will be unworkable and impractical tomorrow. Only principles endure”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman In The World
“And most of all I will love myself. For when I do I will zealously inspect all things which enter my body, my mind, my soul, and my heart. Never will I overindulge the requests of my flesh, rather I will cherish my body with cleanliness and moderation. Never will I allow my mind to be attracted to evil and despair, rather I will uplift it with the knowledge and wisdom of the ages. Never will I allow my soul to become complacent and satisfied, rather I will feed it with meditation and prayer. Never will I allow my heart to become small and bitter, rather I will share it and it will grow and warm the earth.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman In The World

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