33 Quotes by Napoleon Hill to Think and Grow Rich

Oliver Napoleon Hill was an American self-help author. He is known best for his book Think and Grow Rich which is among the 10 best selling self-help books of all time. The book Think and Grow Rich is responsible for more millionaires than any other on planet earth. Napoleon Hill dedicated 20 years of his life to studying the most successful humans on earth, and detail their common traits, to ensure the common man had a chance of achieving success themselves. I hope you will enjoy these 33 Napoleon Hill Quotes to think and grow rich.

Below is a compilation of 33 quotes to Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill:

  1. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.”
  2. “Most great people have achieved their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.”
  3. “Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.”
  4. “The more you give, the more comes back to you.”
  5. “When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.”
  6. “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.”
  7. “Whatever your mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”
  8. “The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge.”
  9. “If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.”
  10. “It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others succeed.”
  11. “Set your mind on a definite goal and observe how quickly the world stands aside to let you pass.”
  12. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.”
  13. “You have a brain and mind of your own. Use it, and reach your own decisions.”
  14. “Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.”
  15. “If you do not see great riches in your imagination, you will never see them in your bank balance.”
  16. “A positive mind finds a way it can be done; A negative mind looks for all the ways it can’t be done.”
  17. “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.”
  18. “Most so-called failures are only temporary defeats.”
  19. “Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.”
  20. “The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.”
  21. “Our only limitations are those we set up in our minds.”
  22. “The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does.”
  23. “Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.”
  24. “Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.”
  25. “Plan your work and work your plan.”
  26. “Tell me how you use your spare time, and how you spend your money, and I will tell you where and what you will be in ten years from now.”
  27. “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”
  28. “Keep your mind fixed on what you want in life: not on what you don’t want.”
  29. “Positive and negative emotions cannot occupy the mind at the same time.”
  30. “Life reflects your own thoughts back to you.”
  31. “All thoughts which have been emotionalized (given feeling) and mixed with faith (expectancy), begin immediately to translate themselves into their physical equivalent.”
  32. “You become what you think about.”
  33. “To be a star, you must shine your own light, follow your own path, and don’t worry about the darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest.”

Just now I went through Think and Grow Rich for the second time and have a new list of action items. Every time when you read any of chapter of this book you can get something to think about. Currently, I learn more about leadership. Some more ideas I mentioned in my previous blog post 11 Important Factors of Leadership.

Have you read the book Think and Grow Rich and what is the biggest takeaway from this book? Let’s share and discuss in comments below.


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