Before motivational speeches and books were even mainstream, Napolean Hill was an author who gave the world a phenomenal book giving advice on how your attitude and thoughts can make you rich and it was true af.

The result of his ground breaking research and brutally honest life advice was that his book Think and Grow Rich sold more than 20 million copies. Here are few gems from his book Think and Grow Rich that’ll inspire you to hustle harder and get richer!


  1. “Success comes to those who become success conscious.”

  2. “There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge, both poverty and riches are the offspring of thought.”

  3. “Most great people have achieved their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.”

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

  5. “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.”

  6. “When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.”

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

  8. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.”

  9. “Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat.”

  10. “Whatever your mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”

  11. “Every adversity, every failure, every heartbreak, carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.”

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

  13. “Everyone faces defeat. It may be a stepping-stone or a stumbling block, depending on the mental attitude with which it is faced.”

  14. “If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.”

  15. “It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others succeed.”

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

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

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

  19. “You have a brain and mind of your own. Use it, and reach your own decisions.”

  20. “Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.”

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

  22. “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.”

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

  24. “Do it now!”

  25. “The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge.”

  26. “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right. Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.”

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

  28. “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.”

  29. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.”

  30. “Most so-called failures are only temporary defeats.”