The Most Inspiring Og Mandino Quotes

Og Mandino Quotes

Augustine “Og” Mandino II was a famous American author and motivational speaker. He was born on December 12, 1923 and passed away on September 3, 1996. Og is most well known for his best selling sales book, The Greatest Salesman in the World which is a parable about sales technique that weaves in mythology, spirituality and religious elements. This book catapulted Og to fame and his books have sold over 50 million copies and been translated into over 25 languages.

Og was a well known public motivational speaker. He was inducted into the National Speakers Association’s Hall of Fame, and also served as the president of Success Unlimited magazine until 1976.

Here are our favorite inspirational quotes from Og.

Og Mandino Quotes

  1. “I am rare, and there is value in all rarity; therefore, I am valuable.”  Og Mandino
  2. “Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Failure is… the highway to success.”  Og Mandino
  3. “Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.”  Og Mandino
  4. “I have never heard anything about the resolutions of the apostles, but a good deal about their acts.” Og Mandino
  5. “The height of my goals will not hold me in awe, though I may stumble often before they are reached.” Og Mandino
  6. “Do all things with love.” – Og Mandino
  7. “Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.” – Og Mandino
  8. “I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.” – Og Mandino
  9. “I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.” Og Mandino
  10. “Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.” – Og Mandino
  11. “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.” Og Mandino
  12. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og MandinoFailure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. – Og Mandino
  13. “I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.” – Og Mandino
  14. “I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.” Og Mandino
  15. “Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.” Og Mandino
  16. “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino
  17. “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.” Og Mandino
  18. “Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.” – Og Mandino
  19. “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.” Og Mandino
  20. “Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.” – Og Mandino
  21. “Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Failure is… the highway to success.” Og Mandino
  22. “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
  23. “Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.” – Og Mandino
  24. “Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today. Go another mile!” – Og Mandino
  25. “I will form good habits and become their slave. And how will I accomplish this difficult feat? Through these scrolls it will be done, for each scroll contains a principle which will drive a bad habit from my life and replace it with one which will bring me closer to success.” Og Mandino
  26. “There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late.” – Og Mandino
  27. “You never know what events are going to transpire to get you home.” – Og Mandino
  28. “Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.” Og Mandino
  29. “Tomorrow is only found in the calendar of fools. – Og Mandino
  30. “It is those who concentrates on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. The great man or woman is the one who never steps outside his or her specialty or foolishly dissipates his or her individuality.” Og Mandino
  31. “One of the things is we tend to give up too soon. We get knocked down a couple of times, and we stay down. It’s so important to get back up again.” Og Mandino
  32. “I seek constantly to improve my manners and graces, for they are the sugar to which all are attracted.” Og Mandino
  33. “To do anything truly worth doing, I must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in with gusto and scramble through as well as I can.” Og Mandino
  34. “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.” Og Mandino

Related: Attitude Quotes (to improve your mindset) and Quotes from Grant Cardone – one of the most famous sales trainers alive today.

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