Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) was a writer, teacher and author of great works of self-help and personal improvement in the United States. He is considered the most influential author in the area of development of personal success techniques, and wrote works that had great repercussions as "The laws of success" (1928), "Think and get rich" (1937), "The keys to wealth "(1945) and" Positive mental attitude "(1959).
His writings have helped millions of people and he has been an important reference in the lives of other great motivational authors such as W. Clement Stone Y Og Mandino.
Napoleon Hill quotes
If you can't do great things, do small things in a great way.
Our only limitations are those we set in our own mind.
Every adversity, every failure, every anguish, carries with it the seed of equal or greater benefit.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in your mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.
Dont wait. The moment will never be right. Start where you are now, work with whatever you have at your disposal and you will find better tools as you move forward.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
If you must speak ill of another, do not do it, write it in the sand near the edge of the water.
He had nothing to begin with, except the ability to know what he wanted, and the determination to endure that desire until the universe realized.
When defeat arrives, accept as a sign that your plans are not solid, rebuild those plans and set sail again towards your coveted target.
There is a difference between WISH for a thing and be READY to receive it. No one is ready for a thing, until he thinks he can acquire it. The mood must be BELIEF, not mere hope or desire. Open mindedness is essential for belief.
If you do not conquer yourself, you will be conquered by yourself.
Goals are dreams with a deadline.
The man who does more than he gets paid will soon be paid for more than he does.
Every great leader of the past, whose record I have examined, had to face great difficulties and encountered more than one temporary defeat before arriving.
Set your mind on a well-defined goal and watch how quickly the world moves away to let you pass.
More gold has been extracted from the minds of men than from the earth itself.
Who has truly loved can never lose completely. Love is capricious and temperamental. Its nature is ephemeral and transitory. He comes when he pleases, and leaves without warning. Accept and enjoy while staying, but don't worry about your departure. Worry will never bring it back.
The neglect of not broadening his point of view has kept some people doing the same thing all his life.
You have to be sure of yourself before you can win a prize.
The cause of depression is a worldwide habit that arises from trying to harvest without sowing.
What the mind can conceive and believe can achieve.
Tell the world what you are trying to do, but first show it. Actions, not words, is what counts most.
The desire backed by faith does not know the word "impossible."
War arises from the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow man.
A goal is a dream with a deadline.
The wise, when they doubt whether they speak or remain silent, they give themselves the benefit of the doubt and remain silent.
It takes half a life before discovering that life is a DIY project.
Opinions are the cheapest products on earth. Each has a multitude of them ready to be heard by anyone who accepts them. If you are influenced by "opinions," when you reach decisions, you will not succeed in any company.
Love your vision and your dreams as if they were the children of your soul, the plans of your final achievements.
Action is the real measure of intelligence.
If you don't control your own mind, you can be sure that you don't control anything else.
Failure is a cheater with a keen sense of irony and cunning. It is able to make you stumble when success is almost within your reach.
Desire is the starting point of every achievement, not a hope, not a dream, but a pulsating desire that transcends everything.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful or greedy; Unless you leave it.
Remember that your dominant thoughts attract, through a definite law of nature, the shortest and most convenient route, their physical counterpart. Be careful what your thoughts insist again and again.
"Opinions" are the cheapest raw materials on earth.
The world has a habit of giving space to man whose words and actions show that he knows where he is going.
Fears are nothing more than a mood.
If you are not learning while you are winning, you are cheating yourself and losing the best part of your compensation.
All the breaks you need in life await within your imagination. Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of converting the energy of the mind into achievements and wealth.
There are no limitations for the mind, except those we recognize.
The ability to overcome failure without feeling discouraged is the main asset of every person who achieves exceptional success in any field.
If you love too much you can surely be hurt, but you will live in misery if you love too little.
A genius is simply one who has taken full possession of his own mind and directed it towards goals of his own choice, without allowing external influences to discourage or deceive him.
Happiness is found in doing, not simply in owning.
Perhaps we can learn, as we grow, that the "other self" is more powerful than the physical self we see when we look in a mirror.
It is your responsibility to ensure that positive emotions constitute the dominant influence of your mind.
Whatever you do to another person, you do it to yourself.
Procrastination is the bad habit of leaving for the day after what you should have done before yesterday.
The oak sleeps in the acorn. The bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul, an awake angel is agitated. Dreams are the seeds of reality.
The only limitation is what one establishes in one's own mind.
Put your foot on the neck of fear and do not worry about what others think, do or say.
Opportunity ... is often disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat.
Love attracts only one thing and that thing is more love.
If you think you are unhappy because you have loved and lost, undo that thought. Someone who has truly loved can never lose completely.
You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life whatever you want it to be.
Fear is nothing more than a mood.
When your desires are strong enough, you seem to have superhuman powers to achieve your goals.
Success and failure are largely the results of the habit.
Remember that it is not the lawyer who knows most of the laws, but the one who best prepares your case, the one who wins.
Every man is what he is, it is the cause of his dominant thoughts, those that allow him to occupy his mind.
Most of the so-called FAULTS are only temporary defeats.
Those who succeed in an exceptional way rarely do so before the age of 40. It is more common for them to reach their real goals after 50.
The path of success is the path of continuous search for knowledge.
When you are able to maintain your highest standards of integrity, regardless of what others may do, you are destined for greatness.
We refuse to believe what we do not understand.
Keep a long and constant image of yourself in your mind, and you will be drawn to it.
First comes the thought; then the organization of that thought, in ideas and plans; Then the transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you can see, is in your imagination.
Each failure brings with it the seed of equivalent success.
The strongest oak in the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. He is the one in the open air where he is forced to fight for his existence, against the winds and the rains and the scorching sun.
If you are ready for the secret, you already have one half of it, therefore, you will easily recognize the other half the moment it reaches your mind.
I will eliminate hatred, envy, jealousy, selfishness and cynicism, developing love for all mankind, because I know that a negative attitude towards others can never bring me success. I will make others believe in me, because I will believe in them, and in myself.
Any idea, plan or purpose can be placed in the mind through the repetition of thought.
Faith removes limitations.
Helen Keller became deaf, mute and blind shortly after birth. But despite his enormous misfortune, he wrote his name indelibly on the pages of the history of the greats. His entire life has served as evidence that no one will be defeated until defeat has been accepted as reality.
You become what you think.