“There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.”
– Orison Swett Marden
Blurry Sneak Peek at Underpainting
Sorry about the blur. I’m at work and the paintings are at home, so I can’t just go snap another one. This Bethville series is going to be so much fun! I can’t wait to do some more painting!
About Orison Swett Marden
Orison Swett Marden, the American writer who is considered the forerunner of motivational authors, wrote an average of two books a year from 1894 to 1924. He was born on a New England farm in 1850. During college, he worked in hotel management. He then used his seed money to buy a resort in Rhode Island. Wanting to inspire people as he himself had been inspired by British author Samuel Smiles, he began writing books like You Can, But Will You? and founded Success Magazine. He died in 1924.