An Iron Will

Read by Ruth Golding

(4.7 stars; 330 reviews)

Orison Swett Marden was well-known at the turn of the 20th century for his inspirational and spiritual books of self-help. This one deals with the importance of a man developing his own will-power. Swett Marden here offers advice on how to achieve success and how to overcome disappointments through self-belief, persistence and determination, all within a spiritual and moral framework. (Summary by Ruth Golding) (1 hr 36 min)


Chapter 1 13:21 Read by Ruth Golding
Chapter 2 15:09 Read by Ruth Golding
Chapter 3 9:38 Read by Ruth Golding
Chapter 4 13:57 Read by Ruth Golding
Chapter 5 20:46 Read by Ruth Golding
Chapter 6 20:22 Read by Ruth Golding
Chapter 7 3:09 Read by Ruth Golding


Short and Sweet

(5 stars)

An inspiring book to listen to. Stellar reading.

This book struck a chord with me. Well written and impactful.

(5 stars)

absolutely amazing !I will endeavour to read it every morning

(5 stars)

Many quotes. Enlightened individual will change your mind4sure!

(4 stars)

3rd Time Listening!

(5 stars)

One of the most motivational reads on this app, had to read it again for the 3rd time in 2 years. Ruth Golding and Abner Bailey are truly the dynamic duo! Check out other works by Orison Swett Marden, such as The Victorious Attitude, read of course by Ruth. Thank you for all of your contributions!

Book was written over 125years ago!

(5 stars)

Great book, best reader! It’s a litle book you can read in a couple of hours but one you will want to keeep reading over and over again. It was written 125 years ago and the message is more important than ever. Gets me fired up every time.

Amazing book. Very much worth the time!

(5 stars)

A great book massively amplified by the great voice of Ruth Golding (the reader). Truly a book for the ages and one I come back to every year!

best book for every morning. aside from the Bible.

(5 stars)

excellent reading and it what one needs to listen to every morning.... I like how she read, her pace and tempo was excellent..