Orison Swett Marden
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Architects of Fate, or, Steps to Success and Power is a book of inspiration to character-building, self-culture, to a full and rich manhood and womanhood, by most invigo-rating examples of noble achievement. The Author’s aim has been largely through concrete illustrations which have pith, point and purpose, to be more suggestive than dogmatic, in a style more practical than elegant, more helpful than ornate, more pertinent than novel.
The soul-consuming and friction-wearing tendency of this hurrying, grasping, competing age is the excuse for this little book. Cheerfulness has a wonderful lubricating power. This book will show you how to be happier in your life, and more importantly, how to use that happiness to be more successful. First comes the happiness and then the success, not the other way around as we so often think. It leads the reader to look on the sunny side of things, and to take a ...