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Napoleon Hill

Birthdate: 26. October 1883
Date of death: 8. November 1970

Oliver Napoleon Hill was an American self-help author. He is known best for his book Think and Grow Rich which is among the 10 best selling self-help books of all time. Hill's works insisted that fervid expectations are essential to improving one's life. Most of his books were promoted as expounding principles to achieve "success".

Works

Think and Grow Rich
Think and Grow Rich
Napoleon Hill
The Law of Success
The Law of Success
Napoleon Hill

„The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.“

—  Napoleon Hill

Source: Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller - Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

„Our only limitations are those we set up in our own minds“

—  Napoleon Hill

Variant: The only limitation is that which one sets up in one's own mind.
Source: Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller - Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

„You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.“

—  Napoleon Hill

Source: Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller - Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

Citát „Do not wait; the time will never be "just right."“

„Do not wait; the time will never be "just right."“

—  Napoleon Hill, book Think and Grow Rich

Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Source: Think and Grow Rich (1938), p. 127

„Do not wait; the time will never be "just right." Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.“

—  Napoleon Hill, book Think and Grow Rich

Variant: Do not wait: the time will never be 'just right'. Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.
Source: Think and Grow Rich (1938), p. 127
Context: Do not wait; the time will never be "just right." Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

„Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe it can achieve.“

—  Napoleon Hill

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Variant: Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Source: Think and Grow Rich: A Black Choice

„When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.“

—  Napoleon Hill

Source: Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller - Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

„We are what we are, because of the vibrations of thought which we pick up and register, through the stimuli of our daily environment.“

—  Napoleon Hill, book Think and Grow Rich

Source: Think and Grow Rich (1938), p. 54
Context: We are what we are, because of the vibrations of thought which we pick up and register, through the stimuli of our daily environment.
Resolve to throw off the influences of any unfortunate environment, and to build your own life to ORDER.

„Strong, deeply rooted desire is the starting point of all achievement.“

—  Napoleon Hill, book The Law of Success

Source: The Law of Success (1928), p. 109
Variant: Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
As quoted in Quote-A-Quote: To Your Success Health Wealth & Happiness (2005) by Michael E. Ruge, p. 38
Context: Strong, deeply rooted desire is the starting point of all achievement. Just as the electron is the last unit of matter discernible to the scientist. DESIRE is the seed of all achievement; the starting place, back of which there is nothing, or at least there is nothing of which we have any knowledge.

„Set your mind on a definite goal and observe how quickly the world stands aside to let you pass.“

—  Napoleon Hill

Source: Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller - Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

„You may be hurt if you love too much, but you will live in misery if you love too little.“

—  Napoleon Hill

Source: Napoleon Hill's Positive Action Plan: 365 Meditations For Making Each Day a Success

„The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge.“

—  Napoleon Hill

Source: Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller - Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

„A quitter never wins-and-a winner never quits.“

—  Napoleon Hill

Variant: A quitter never wins and a winner never quits.
Source: Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller - Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

„Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing.“

—  Napoleon Hill, book Think and Grow Rich

Source: Think and Grow Rich

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