Law of success

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American-born Napoleon Hill is considered to have influenced more people into success than any other person in history. He has been perhaps the most influential man in the area of personal success technique development, primarily through his classic book Think and Grow Rich which has helped million of the people and has been important in the life of many successful people such as W. Clement Stone and Og Mandino.

Napoleon Hill was born into poverty in 1883 in a one-room cabin on the Pound River in Wise County, Virginia. At the age of 10 his mother died, and two years later his father remarried. He became a very rebellious boy, but grew up to be an incredible man. He began his writing career at age 13 as a “mountain reporter” for small town newspapers and went on to become America’s most beloved motivational author. Fighting against all class of great disadvantages and pressures, he dedicated more than 25 years of his life to define the reasons by which so many people fail to achieve true financial success and happiness in their life.”

His way of playing with words was unique and amazing. To help you know him in a better way and to get benefits from his writings we have collected a list of spectacular and inspirational quotes from his masterpiece “Law of Success”. 

List of Inspirational Quotes from “Law of Success”

“Most so-called FAILURES are only temporary defeats”

“Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.”

“Success in life depends upon happiness, and happiness is found in no other way than through SERVICE that is rendered in a spirit of love.” Napoleon Hill”

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


“Ignorance and Fear are twin sisters. They are generally found together.”
“Find at least one person each day, and more if possible, in whom you see some good quality that is worthy of praise, and praise it. Remember, however, that this praise must not be in the nature of cheap, insincere flattery; it must be genuine. Speak your words of praise with such earnestness that they will impress those to whom you speak. Then watch what happens. You will have rendered those whom you praise a decided benefit of great value to them,”
“By and large, there is no such thing as something for nothing. In the long run you get exactly that for which you pay, whether you are buying an automobile or a loaf of bread.”

“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.”

“Is it not strange that we fear most that which never happens? We destroy our initiative by the fear of defeat, when, in reality, defeat is a most useful tonic and should be accepted as such.”
“In every soul there has been deposited the seed of a great future, but that seed will never germinate, much less grow to maturity, except through the rendering of useful service.”

“Resolve is what makes a man manifest. Not puny resolve; not crude determinations; not errant”

“They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.”

“The world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit. Try, if you can, to belong to the first class. There’s far less competition.”

“Render more service than that which you are paid and you will soon be paid for more than you render. The law of increasing returns takes care of this.”

“Don’t be afraid of a little opposition. Remember that the kite of success generally rises against the wind of adversity – not with it.”

“To believe in the heroic makes heroes.”

“Never in the history of the world, has there been such abundant opportunity as there is now for the person who is willing to serve before trying to collect.”

“Seek the counsel of those who will tell you the truth about yourself, even if it hurts to hear it. Mere commendation will not bring the improvement you need.”


“Who said it could not be done? And what great victories has he to his credit which qualify him to judge others accurately?”
“If you cannot do great things yourself, remember that you may do small things in a great way.”

“Do not “tell” the world what you can do – “show” it!”

“You can always become the person you would have liked to be.”
“The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything. Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice. “
“Think well before you speak because your words may plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of some other person.”

“There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.”

“Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it every day, and at last we cannot break it.”

“All that we send into the lives of others comes back onto our own.”


“Power lasts ten years; influence not more than a hundred.”
“Minds are like parachutes; they work best when open.”

“I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.”

“Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.”

“Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.”
“Sometimes the subconscious mind manifests a wisdom several steps or even years ahead of the subconscious mind, and has its own way of leading us towards our destiny.”
“The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.”

“The mind that made you sick can also make you well.”

“The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll need to use the stairs…one step at a time.”

Try not to become a man of success, but rather to become a man of value.”
“It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.”
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”


“Work is love made visible.”

“Both tears and sweat are salty, but they will render different results. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change.”

“Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.”

“Work is love made visible.”

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

“The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with other people.”

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.”
“If you have a talent, use it in every way possible. Don’t hoard it. Don’t dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly like a millionaire intent on going broke.”

“A man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.”

“Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.”

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

“Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.”

“Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved.”
“A sense of curiosity is nature original school of education.”

“Begin Now – not tomorrow, not next week, but today – to seize the moment and make this day count. Remember, yesterday is gone and tomorrow may never come.”

“They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.”
“You are a human magnet and you are constantly attracting to you people whose characters harmonize with your own.”

“Where thought prevails power may be found!”

“Power is organized effort, as has already been stated! Success is based upon power!”
“Success is the development of the power with which to get whatever one wants in life without interfering with the rights of others.”
“But this argument is found to be defective when examined in its effects and consequences.”

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