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Napoleon Hill Quotes

Napoleon Hill Sayings

Napoleon Hill quotes: here are the most helpful quotes from the late author of Think and Grow Rich – arguably the number one self-help book of all-time – Napoleon Hill.

“Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.”

“Don’t wait.  The time will never be just right.”

“Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat.”

“All thoughts which have been emotionalized (given feeling) and mixed with faith (expectancy), begin immediately to translate themselves into their physical equivalent.”

“No one is ready for a thing until he believes he can acquire it.”

“Opinions are the cheapest commodities on earth.  Everyone has a flock of opinions ready to be wished upon anyone who will accept them.  If you are influenced by opinions when you reach decisions, you will not succeed in any undertaking.”

“Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.”

“We refuse to believe that which we don’t understand.”

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartbreak, carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.”

“Tell me how you use your spare time, and how you spend your money, and I will tell you where and what you will be in 10 years from now.”

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

“Patience, persistence, and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.”

“No accurate thinker will judge another person by that which the other person’s enemies say about him.”

“Action is the real measure of intelligence.”

“Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.”

“Put your foot upon the neck of the fear of criticism by reaching a decision not to worry about what other people think, do, or say.”

“A goal is a dream with a deadline.”

“Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and never the result of selfishness.”

“More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.”

“Keep you mind fixed on what you want in life; not on what you don’t want.”

“To be a star, you must shine your own light, follow your own path, and don’t worry about darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest.”

“Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind’s eye, and you will be drawn toward it.”

“There are no limitations to the mind except those that we acknowledge.”

“Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.”

“When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.”

“There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy.  It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.”

“A burning desire to be, and to do, is the starting point from which the dreamer must take off.”

“You will resemble, tomorrow, the dominating thoughts that you keep alive in your mind today.”

“Most so-called failures are only temporary defeats.”

“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.”

“It is always your next move.”

“Success come to those who become success conscious.”

“When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and most logical thing to do is to quit.  That is exactly what the majority of men do.”

“Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.”

“The reason man may become the master of his own destiny is because he has the power to influence his own subconscious mind.”

“Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.”

“Knowledge is only potential power.”

“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.”

“If you do not see great riches in your imagination, you will never see them in your bank balance.”

“The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.”

“If you give up before your goal has been reached, you are a quitter.  A quitter never wins and a winner never quits.  Lift this sentence out, write it on a piece of paper in letters an inch high, and place it where you will see it every night before you go to sleep, and every morning before you go to work.”

“Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.”

“What a different story men would have to tell if only they would adopt a definite purpose, and stand by that purpose until it had time to become an all-consuming obsession.”

“Initiative is as essential to success as a hub is essential to a wagon wheel.”

“Success is good at any age, but the sooner you find it, the longer you will enjoy it.”

“Think and grow rich.”

“Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.”

“The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going.”

“If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.”

“It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.”

“It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.”

“Plan your work and work your plan.”

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