Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill (October 26, 1883-November 8, 1970) was an American author who was one of the earliest producers of the modern genre of personal success literature. His most famous work, Think and Grow Rich, is one of the best-selling books of all time. Hill's works examined the power of personal beliefs, and the role they play in personal success. "What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve" is one of Hill's hallmark expressions. How achievement actually occurs, and a formula for it that puts success in reach for the average person, were the focus of Hill's books

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All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.
Any ideas, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.
Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action.
Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.
Ideas... they have the power
If your imagination leads you to understand how quickly people grant your requests when those requests appeal to their self-interest, you can have practically anything you go after.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
No man ever achieved worth-while success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
No man is ever whipped until he quits in his own mind.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Within every adversity is an equal or greater opportunity.

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