Orison Swett Marden (1848-1924) was an American writer who worked in the genre of inspirational prose writing about the ways to gain success in life. According to his philosophy of life, people can manage their lives as they create and transform the life around them themselves. The main her of the story named “Turning Points In The Life Of A Hero” is a David Glasgow Farragut who was a flag officer of the United States Navy during the American Civil War and who became the first rear admiral, vice admiral, and admiral in the United States Navy. The story consists of three points, three real facts in his life that proved that life of the hero is not a place for humor or lightness approach. In contrast every hero must admit and clearly realize that life is a great chance for honor and courage.