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Napoleon Hill Quotes on Love, Success, Money and Goals

Napoleon Hill Quotes on Love, Success, Money and Goals

“ Do not search for SUCCESS off in the distance, but instead recognize it and grasp it right where you are! ”- Napoleon Hill

“ 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 ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Fear is a habit, so is self pity, defeat, anxiety, despair, hopelessness and resignation. You can eliminate all of these negative habits with two simple resolves: I can and I will. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Your attitude towards problems, difficulties, and adversities is the most important factor in overcoming them. ”- Napoleon Hill

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

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“ If it isn’t your job to do it, perhaps it is your opportunity ”- Napoleon Hill

“ The only person to get even with are those who have helped you. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Are you satisfied with where you are and the direction you are going? If not, take control of your life and change whatever needs to be changed. You and only you have the power to do this. You can change your world! ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Your greatness is here and now. Your happiness is here and now. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ If the mind of man can believe, the mind of man can achieve. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ 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

“ There is a vast difference between failure and temporary defeat. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Planning, Where You Are, Where You Are Going ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Memorize the selfstarter DO IT NOW! DO IT NOW! can affect every phase of your life. It can help you do the things you should do but don’t feel like doing. It can keep you from procrastinating when an unpleasant duty faces you. But it can also help you do those things that you want to do. It helps you seize those precious moments that, if lost, may never be retrieved. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Before success comes in any man’s life, he’s sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That’s exactly what the majority of men do. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Life is a mirror of your consistent thoughts. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ There is a difference between wishing for a thing and being ready to receive it. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ It is always better to imitate a successful man than to envy him. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ When riches begin to come they come so quickly, in such great abundance, that one wonders where they have been hiding during all those lean years. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it, write it in the sand near the water’s edge. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ A goal is a dream with a deadline. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Start going the extra mile and opportunity will follow you. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ To succeed in life, succeed at being yourself. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ You can be anything you want to be, if only you believe with sufficient conviction and act in accordance with your faith; for whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Successful people, in all callings, never stop acquiring specialized knowledge related to their major purpose, business, or profession. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ If you learn to budget your time correctly, you will have time for all your needs. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ You can’t change where you started, but you can change the direction you are going. It’s not what you are going to do, but it’s what you are doing now that counts. ”- Napoleon Hill

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

“ Do not look for a miracle, because you will not find it. You will find only the eternal laws of nature. These laws are available to every person who has the faith and the courage to use them. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Success is knowing what you’re doing, loving what you’re doing, and believing what you’re doing ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Action is the real measure of intelligence. ”- Napoleon Hill

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

“ One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ What if you have failed in the past? So, at one time did every man we recognize as a towering success. They called it “temporary defeat. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ No man [or woman] is free until he learns to do his own thinking and gains the courage to act on his own personal initiative. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Whatever you think today becomes what you are tomorrow. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ You will attract to yourself people who harmonize with your own philosophy of life, whether you wish it or not. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Decide where you are going and how you are to get there. Then make a start from where you now stand. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Most misfortunes are the results of misused time. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ The moment you commit and quit holding back, all sorts of unforeseen incidents, meetings, and material assistance will rise up to help you. The simple act of commitment is a powerful magnet for help. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ A wise man watches his faults more closely than his virtues; fools reverse the order. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ A positive mind finds a way it can be done; a negative mind looks for all the ways it can’t be done. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Positive and negative emotions cannot occupy the mind at the same time. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Remember, no more effort is required to aim high in life, to demand abundance and prosperity, than is required to accept misery and poverty. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ You don’t have to be very brilliant. You don’t have to have such a wonderful education. You can be an outstanding success if you will only take what little you have, whether it’s little or much, and start using it, putting it into operation, doing something about it, and doing something with it. And, of course, that calls for initiative. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Thomas Edison dreamed of a lamp that could be operated by electricity, began where he stood to put his dream into action, and despite more than ten thousand failures, he stood by that dream until he made it a physical reality. Practical dreamers do not quit. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Nothing is impossible to the person who backs DESIRE with enduring FAITH. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Discipline comes through self control. This means that you must control all negative qualities. Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself. Self-mastery is the hardest job you will ever tackle. If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self. ”- Napoleon Hill

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

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

“ Fear is faith in reverse gear. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ If you fail to control your own mind, you may be sure you will control nothing else. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Remember, the thoughts that you think and the statements you make regarding yourself determine your mental attitude. If you have a worthwhile objective, find the one reason why you can achieve it rather than hundreds of reasons why you can’t. ”- Napoleon Hill

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

“ When you close the door of your mind to negative thoughts, the door of opportunity opens to you. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire brings a small amount of heat. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Buying cheap to save money is like stopping the clock to save time. Neither works. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ I know that I have the ability to achieve the object of my Definite Purpose in life, therefore, I demand of myself persistent, continuous action toward its attainment, and I here and now promise to render such action. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ You will never be greater than the thoughts that dominate your mind ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Watch the one ahead of you, and you’ll learn why he is ahead. Then emulate him. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Persons, especially salaried people who schedule their spare time, to provide for home study (or attend specialized short courses, seminars or training) seldom remain at the bottom very long. Their action opens the way for the upward climb, removes many obstacles from their path, and gains the friendly interest of those who have the power to put them in the way of opportunity ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Keep your mind fixed on what you want in life: not on what you don’t want. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ It is as true as that night follows day, that the man who does more than he is paid for, and does it in a pleasant mental attitude, sooner or later is paid for more than he does. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Riches don’t respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ If you try and fail, make another effort, and ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win – essential to success. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Do not wait; the time will never be “just right.” Start where you stand & work with whatever tools you may have. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ The most practical of all methods for controlling the mind is the habit of keeping it busy with a definite purpose, backed by a definite plan. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ A genius is simply one who has taken full possession of his own mind and directed it toward objectives of his own choosing, without permitting outside influences to discourage or mislead him. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ The happiest people are those who have learned to mix play with their work and to bind the two together with enthusiasm. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Set your target and keep trying until you reach it. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ All you are or ever shall become is the result of the use to which you put your mind. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ The strongest oak of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. It’s the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the winds and rains and the scorching sun. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Change your mental attitude, & the World around you will change accordingly ”- Napoleon Hill

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

“ You become what you think about ”- Napoleon Hill

“ If the thing you wish to do is right, and YOU BELIEVE IN IT, go ahead and do it! Put your dreams across, and never mind what ‘they’ say if you meet with temporary defeat, for ‘they’ perhaps, do not know that every failure brings with it the seed of an equivalent success. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Remember that it is not the lawyer who knows the most law, but the one who best prepares his case, who wins. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ It is your responsibility to make sure that positive emotions constitute the dominating influence of your mind. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Your only limitation is the one you set up in your own mind! ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Every man is what he is, because of the DOMINATING THOUGHTS which he permits to occupy his mind. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Imagine, as realistically as possible, the place where you want to be in the near future, the state you wish to reach and the Universe will help you and guide you ”- Napoleon Hill

“ The person who stops studying merely because he has finished school is forever hopelessly doomed to mediocrity, no matter what may be his calling. The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Riches, when they come in huge quantities, are never the result of HARD work! ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Whatever your mind feeds upon your mind attracts to you. ”- Napoleon Hill

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

“ Those who succeed in an outstanding way seldom do so before the age of 40. More often, they do not strike their real pace until they are well beyond the age of 50. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ You are searching for the magic key that will unlock the door to the source of power; and yet you have the key in your own hands, and you may use it the moment you learn to control your thoughts. ”- Napoleon Hill

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

“ Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ When Opportunity came, the person didn’t realize it because it came in the form of misfortune. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ The greatest failure in life is to stop trying. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ The best way to sell yourself to others is first to sell the others to yourself. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ First you fuel the desire, then the desire will fuel you. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ If you have a strong belief in yourself, in what you are doing and what you want to do, no adversity is too difficult to overcome. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Knowledge is only potential power. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ 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. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Knowledge is only potential power. It becomes power only when, and if, it is organized into definite plans of action, and directed to a definite end. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ If you can conceive something in your mind and believe it to be true, then you can achieve it. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Trying to get without first giving is as fruitless as trying to reap without having sown. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Focus on the possibilities for success, not on the potential for failure ”- Napoleon Hill

“ To become successful you must be a person of action. Merely to “know” is not sufficient. It is necessary both to know and do. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve regardless of how many times you may have failed in the past or how lofty your aims and hopes may be. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ plans to replace those plans that didn’t work. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ It takes a habit to replace a habit. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ If you make your prayers an expression of gratitude and thanksgiving for the blessings you already have, instead of requests for things you do not have, you will obtain results much faster. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ If you are one of those people who believe that hard work and honesty alone will bring riches-perish the thought; because it’s not true. Riches, when they come in huge quantities, are never the result of hard work. Riches come if they come at all, in response to definite demands, based upon the application of definite principles, and not by chance or luck. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ The only trouble with this world today lies in our lack of understanding of the power of imagination. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Until a man selects a DEFINITE PURPOSE IN LIFE, he dissipates his energies & spreads his thoughts over so many subjects & in so many different directions that they lead not to power, but to indecision & weakness. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ No person with a grievance can be also a person with an attractive personality! ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Keep your mind focused on what you want and act accordingly. You will achieve success! ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Lack of loyalty is one of the major causes of failure in every walk of life ”- Napoleon Hill

“ If the first plan which you adopt does not work successfully, replace it with a new plan; if this new plan fails to work, replace it in turn with still another, and so on, until you find a plan which does work. Right here is the point at which 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. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ The man of decision cannot be stopped! The man of indecision cannot be started! Take your own choice. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Keep on keeping on, no matter how hard the going may be. ”- Napoleon Hill

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

“ Every failure is a blessing in disguise, providing it teaches some needed lesson one could not have learned without it. Most so-called Failures are only temporary defeats. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ One of the most important principles of success is developing the habit of going the extra mile. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ The best way to succeed in this world is to act on the advice you give to others. ”- Napoleon Hill

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

“ The primary reason for failure is that people do not develop new ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts. If you don’t control what you think, you can’t control what you do. Simply, self-discipline enables you to think first and act afterward. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ You may be hurt if you love too much, but you will live in misery if you love too little. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ If you were your own employer, would you be entirely satisfied with the day’s work you have done today? ”- Napoleon Hill

“ You either control your mind or it controls you. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ It is strange, but true, that the most important turning-points of life often come at the most unexpected times and in the most unexpected ways. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Control Of Your Life, Needs, World ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Enthusiasm is the steam that drives the engine. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ When you are able to maintain your own highest standards of integrity – regardless of what others may do – you are destined for greatness. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent. ”- Napoleon Hill

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

“ The person who sows a single beautiful thought in the mind of another, renders the world a greater service than that rendered by all the faultfinders combined. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Desire backed by faith knows no such word as impossible. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Our only limitations are those we set up in our own minds ”- Napoleon Hill

“ There is a difference between WISHING for a thing and being READY to receive it. No one is ready for a thing, until he believes he can acquire it. The state of mind must be BELIEF, not mere hope or wish. Open-mindedness is essential for belief. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ You cannot entirely control your subconscious mind, but you can voluntarily hand over to it any plan, desire, or purpose which you wish transformed into concrete form. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Understand that the only way to get happiness is by giving it away to others. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Deliberately seek the company of people who influence you to think and act on building the life you desire. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ If you are influenced by the opinions of others, you will have no DESIRE of your own. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Wishing will not bring riches. But desiring riches with a state of mind that becomes an obsession, then planning definite ways and means to acquire riches, and backing those plans with persistence which does not recognize failure, will bring riches. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ We become who we hang out with. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat. When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ The subconscious mind makes no distinction between constructive and destructive thought impulses. It works with the material we feed it, through our thought impulses. The subconscious mind will translate into reality a thought driven by fear, just as readily as it will translate into reality a thought driven by courage or faith. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ You can be absolutely certain that when you feel you are being most unfairly tested, you are being prepared for great achievement. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ The starting point of all achievement is desire. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ One of the most valuable things any person can learn is the art of using the knowledge and experience of others. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ You are the sum total of your dominating or most prominent thoughts. ”- Napoleon Hill

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

“ The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Every individual has the power to change his or her material or financial status by first changing the nature of his or her beliefs. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ If you can’t do great things, do small things in a great way. Don’t wait for great opportunities. Seize common, everyday ones and make them great. ”- Napoleon Hill

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

“ No one is ready for a thing until he believes he can acquire it. The state of mind must be BELIEF, not mere hope or wish. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Your real wealth can be measured not by what you have but by who you are. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Every negative event contains within it the seed of an equal or greater benefit. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Life reflects your own thoughts back to you. ”- Napoleon Hill

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

“ 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

“ Do not let a day go by without taking some time for yourself – some time you spend in pure pleasure, as you see it. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ Until you have learned to be tolerant with those who do not always agree with you, you will be neither successful nor happy. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ You have absolute control over just one thing, your thoughts. This divine gift is the sole means by which you may control your destiny. If you fail to control your mind, you will control nothing else. ”- Napoleon Hill

“ You will resemble, tomorrow, the DOMINATING THOUGHTS that you keep alive in your mind today! ”- Napoleon Hill

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

“ Until you have learned to be tolerant with those who do not always agree with you; until you have cultivated the habit of saying some kind word of those whom you do not admire; until you have formed the habit of looking for the good instead of the bad there is in others, you will be neither successful nor happy. ”- Napoleon Hill