Life transforming quotes from Napoleon Hill that will change your thinking. 

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Napoleon Hill

45 Life Transforming Quotes Of Napoleon Hill
He was an American author who is widely credited to have influenced more people into success than any one in history. He was born on 26th October 1883 in Wise country, Virginia. Considered to be the father of personal success genre of literature, his work revolved around the role of personal belief in the success of an individual. He is also recognized for Think and Grow rich which is regarded as one of the bestselling books of all time. This book has helped millions of people in achieving their goals and has been an important part of many success stories.
Here are the most powerful and thought provocking quotes of one of the greatest teachers of success, which are filled with great wisdom.

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1. “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve” – Napoleon Hill
2. “There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.” – Napoleon

3. “The man who does more than he is paid
for will soon be paid for more than he does.” – Napoleon Hill

4. “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

5. “You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.” – Napoleon Hill

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

7. “Knowledge is only potential power.” – Napoleon Hill

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

9. “All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.” – Napoleon Hill
10. “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

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

12. “The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.” – Napoleon Hill

13. “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

14. “Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit.” – Napoleon Hill

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

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

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

18. “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

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

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

21. “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

22. “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
23. “Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true.” – Napoleon Hill

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

25. “You can start right where you stand and apply the habit of going the extra mile by rendering more service and better service than you are now being paid for.” – Napoleon Hill

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

27. “The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going.” – Napoleon Hill
28. “No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.” – Napoleon Hill

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

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

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

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

33. “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

34. “Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.” – Napoleon Hill
35. “If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.” – Napoleon Hill

36. “It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.” – Napoleon Hill
37.“If you do not see great riches in your imagination, you will never see them in your bank balance.” – Napoleon Hill

38. “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
39. “Fortunate is the person who has learned that the most certain way to get is to first give through some form of useful service.” –Napoleon Hill

40. “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

41. “Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.” – Napoleon Hill

42. “No man ever achieved worth-while 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
43.“Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.” – Napoleon Hill

44. ” No man has a chance to enjoy permanent success until he begins to look in a mirror for tbe real cause of all his mistakes”– Napoleon Hill

45. ” Somewhere in your make-upthere is a “subtles somthing” which, if it were aroused by the proper outside influence ,would carry you to heights of achievements such as you have never before anticipated.

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  1. Hey Ibibo! this is an amazing post.

    i really love all these quotes, they really did hit home for me a lot.

    The excellent quotes and principles in this book when practised skyrockets someone immensely.

    Thanks for sharing with us. You rock!
    much love,


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