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Quotes by napoleon hill - (68 quotes)

Napoleon Hill - From the Accomplishment category:

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Achievement category:

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Achievement category:

No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Activity category:

Action is the real measure of intelligence. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Ambition category:

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, the mind can achieve. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Attitude category:

Your mental attitude attracts to you everything that makes you what you are. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Beginning category:

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. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Belief category:

One must marry one's feelings to one's beliefs and ideas. That is probably the only way to achieve a measure of harmony in one's life. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Choices category:

The way to develop decisiveness is to start right where you are, with the very next question you face. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Desire category:

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

Napoleon Hill - From the Discipline category:

If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Dreams category:

Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Education category:

Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Effort category:

Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Ego category:

Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind's eye, and you will be drawn toward it. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Environment category:

We begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care, because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Failure category:

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)

Napoleon Hill - From the Failure category:

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)

Napoleon Hill - From the Fear category:

Fears are nothing more than a state of mind. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Goals category:

A goal is a dream with a deadline. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Greatness category:

The average person would have quit after the first failure. That's why there have been many average men and only one Edison. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Greatness category:

Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Growth category:

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Happiness category:

Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Ideas category:

Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Ideas category:

Most ideas are stillborn, and need the breath of life injected into them through definite plans of immediate action. The time to nurse an idea is at the time of its birth. Every minute it lives, gives it a better chance of surviving. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Imagination category:

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. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Interest category:

The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Journey category:

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

Napoleon Hill - From the Keys category:

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)

Napoleon Hill - From the Life category:

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

Napoleon Hill - From the Limitations category:

There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Mentors category:

Truly, there is something to the idea that hero-worship is helpful, provided one worships a winner. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Money category:

Money without brains is always dangerous. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Nature category:

Nature cannot be tricked or cheated. She will give up to you the object of your struggles only after you have paid her price. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Opportunity category:

Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Opportunity category:

Your big opportunity may be right where you are now. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Opposites category:

Within every setback or obstacle or disadvantage there is the seed of an equal or opposite or greater advantage or benefit. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Patience category:

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Perseverance category:

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)

Napoleon Hill - From the Persistence category:

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Planning category:

Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you are ready or not, to put this plan into action. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Planning category:

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Power category:

When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Procrastination category:

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)

Napoleon Hill - From the Procrastination category:

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Prosperity category:

All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Purpose category:

Fortunate is the person who has developed the self-control to steer a straight course toward his objective in life, without being swayed from his purpose by either commendation or condemnation. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Repetition category:

-Think and Grow Rich, 1938...
Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Responsibility category:

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Rewards category:

The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Sacrifice category:

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Selling category:

The best way to sell yourself to others is first to sell the others to yourself. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Silence category:

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

Napoleon Hill - From the Strategy category:

It is always your next move. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Success category:

The successful man or woman always looks for the advantage or benefit in every situation and lo and behold, they always find it. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Success category:

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Success category:

The ladder of success is never crowded at the top. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Success category:

Success requires no apologies; failure permits no alibis. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Thinking category:

Self-discipline 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)

Napoleon Hill - From the Thought category:

More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Thought category:

Our minds become magnetized with the dominating thoughts we hold in our minds and these magnets attract to us the forces, the people, the circumstances of life which harmonize with the nature of our dominating thoughts. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Vision category:

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blue prints of your ultimate achievements. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Winning category:

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)

Napoleon Hill - From the Winning category:

A quitter never wins - and a winner never quits. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Winning category:

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)

Napoleon Hill - From the Words category:

If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it, write it in the sand near the water's edge. (Napoleon Hill)

Napoleon Hill - From the Work category:

Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited. (Napoleon Hill)