Always reward your long hours of labor surrounded by your family. Nurture their love carefully, remembering that your children need models, not critics. And even if you have failed at all else in the eyes of the world, if you have a loving family, you are a success. —Og Mandino

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Always reward your long hours of labor surrounded by your family. Nurture their love carefully, remembering that your children need models, not critics. And even if you have failed at all else in the eyes of the world, if you have a loving family, you are a success.

OG MANDINO

Essayist, Psychologist

COMMENTS


Mapanda TT from Binga Zimbabwe DECEMBER 12, 2016
Umm those are very powerful words

David from North Carolina DECEMBER 10, 2016
Excellent words to live by,consistency i feel would be a key component.

Kathy from Port Orford Oregon97465 DECEMBER 10, 2016
Summed up how I feel...

William from Alaska DECEMBER 9, 2016
Some nourishment for your soul.

Manuel from Valley Village, CA DECEMBER 9, 2016
This is a wonderful quote from Og Mandino. I have been a life long admirer of his work.


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