The Strangest Secret

Key to Success:
We become what we think about.

Marcus Aurelius, the
great Roman Emperor,
said: “A man’s life is what his thoughts
make of it.”
Disraeli said this: “Everything
comes if a man will only wait ... a
human being with a settled purpose
must accomplish it, and nothing can
resist a will that will stake even existence
for its fulfillment.”
William James said:
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitude of
“We need only
in cold blood act as if the thing in
question were real, and it will become
infallibly real by growing into such a
connection with our life that it will
become real. It will become so knit
with habit and emotion that our interests
in it will be those which characterize
belief.” He continues, “ ... only
you must, then, really wish these
things, and wish them exclusively,
and not wish at the same time a hundred
other incompatible things just as
Dr. Norman Vincent

our hopes. But the things we got for nothing. we value. far more incredible and mysterious than the land. If you think in positive terms. It’s free. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want. our love of family and children and friends and country. you will get negative results. we can never replace. Familiarity breeds contempt.” How does it work? Farmer and Land The human mind is far more fertile.. our intelligence. The problem is that our mind comes as standard equipment at birth. The paradox is that exactly the reverse is true.” BELIEVE and SUCCEED. but it works the same way. make them.Peale put it this way: “If you think in negative terms. you will achieve positive results.. or failure. George Bernard Shaw said: “People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are.. It doesn’t care what we plant . we place little value on. our bodies. our ambitions. . our dreams. our souls. Things that we pay money for.. success . and if they can’t find them. All these priceless possessions are free. And things that are given to us for nothing. Everything that’s really worthwhile in life came to us free — our minds.

Practical Application . and it will become a reality Every one of us is the sum total of our own thoughts. All you have to do is know where you’re going. because what you think today and tomorrow — next month and next year — will mold your life and determine your future. Each of us must live off the fruit of our thoughts in the future. Out of every hundred people.So decide now. The moment you decide on a goal to work toward. care for it. The answers will come to you of their own accord. you belong to the top five. Start today. work steadily toward your goal. you’re immediately a successful person — you are then in that rare group of people who know where they’re going. Don’t concern yourself too much with how you are going to achieve your goal — leave that completely to a power greater than yourself. You’re guided by your mind. We are where we are because that’s exactly where we really want or feel we deserve to be — whether we’ll admit that or not. and at the right time. What is it you want? Plant your goal in your mind. You have nothing to lose — but you have your whole life to win. It’s the most important decision you’ll ever make in your entire life All you have got to do is plant that seed in yourmind. As you believe so shall it be onto you.

Refuse to believe there are circumstances sufficiently strong that will defeat you from accomplishment of your purpose. Let your mind think of your problem from all possible angles. Cheerful. Understand emotionally and intellectually. Each of us want something What do you want? Write down what it is. You will become what you think about 2. Courage . COntrol our thoughts. Keep constantly aware you are standing in your 4.concentrate Using all your courage to think positively on your own problem. ACTION: Ideas are worthless unless we ACT on them. success. Let your imagination speculate freely on all possible solutions. to set a definite and clearly defined goal. replace with your goal. 30 Day Test 1.Be successful in selling in our way to the good life. . 3. 1. and it shall be given you.Dorothea Brande Act as if though it is impossible to fail. Ask. relaxed way. Imagination: Let your mind soar. Save at least 10% of every dollar you earn 5. "Wake up and Live" . Your limitations Your opportunities are enormous beyond belief. Act confidently and quickly when your course is clear. Carry it and Must become what you think about. 2. control our lives. Stop thinking of your fear. Money.

Act the part of the successful person you have decided to become . Reap what you sow Law of Compensation We Exchange time and product/service for money You can only earn money after you are successful Wrong: Give me heat and then I will add the wood Put fuel in before expect heat. Trace your attitudes back through your childhood and try to find the idea of why you can't be successful if that's what you've been thinking 5. and ye shall find. unless he enriches others. Any person who contributes to prosperity but in turn prosper himself. Change the image of yourself by writing a description of the person you would like to be 6. and it shall be opened onto you. Dr. Be of service. Inspiration Fear is crippling. Harold Fink 1. work. Service first. Keep calm and cheerful. Quit running yourself down 3. Stop thinking of reasons why you can't be successful and instead think of the reasons you can 4. build. Hold your goal before you. No man can enrich himself. before money. create. everything will work out for itself.Seek. Set yourself a definite 2. No one wants to be a failure. Knock.

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