Top 25 Og Mandino Quotes

  1. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”

2. “I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand.”

3. "Cultivate the habit of laughter."

4. “Never feel shame for trying and failing, for he who never failed is he who never tried.”

5. “Treasure the friendship you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished.”

6. “Laugh at yourself and at life. Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity, but as a remedy… Never take yourself too seriously.”

7. “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.”

8. “Today I begin a new life.”

9. “Today will never happen again. Don’t waste it with a false start or no start at all.”

10. “Your only limitations are those you set up in your mind, or permit others to set up for you.”

11. “Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Your life will never be the same again.

12. “I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.”

13. “I will live this day as if it is my last.”

14. “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.”

15. “Do all things with love.”

16. “Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside.”

17. “This is the time. This is the place.”

18. “My life need not be filled with religion in order for me to recognize this greatest mystery of nature.”

19. “I will act now. For now is all I have. Tomorrow is the day reserved for the labor of the lazy. I am not lazy.”

20. “I will not avoid the tasks of today and charge them to tomorrow for I know that tomorrow never comes.”

21. “Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.”

22. “I will not allow yesterday’s success to lull me into today’s complacency, for this is the great foundation of failure.”

23. “Cherish each hour of this day for it can NEVER return.”

24. “Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today. Go another mile!”

25. “Whenever you make a mistake or get knocked down by life, don't look back at it too long. Mistakes are life's way of teaching you.”